The popular site that sold bundles of indie games at prices users wanted to pay has itself now been sold to IGN for an undisclosed sum. IGN said no changes are expected in how the site will be run.
With the threat of a takeover by media conglomerate Vivendi, Ubisoft is going to buy back four million of its own shares in order to enable the Guillemot family to retain executive control.
In his new book 'Hit Refresh', Satya Nadella has described the reasons behind Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn, stating that it was better to purchase the platform rather than partnering with it.
Rumors have been swirling for quite some time but today Google and HTC announced that will form an alliance. Google will pay HTC $1.1 billion - gaining access to HTC staff and intellectual properties.
Western Digital has completed plans to purchase Toshiba's semiconductor business for about ¥2 trillion. The deal will create a new alliance between the companies with greater investment opportunities.
Cyber security software maker Avast has acquired Piriform, the developer of CCleaner, a popular system-cleaning program. The company will continue to offer the tool as a standalone product.
Amazon continues its global expansion by acquiring Souq, a Middle Eastern e-commerce platform, for $650 million. The move will give the American online retail giant a firm footing in the region.
In a press release today, the developer of blockbuster games like Cities: Skylines and Europa Universalis has announced that it will be acquiring the Age of Wonders and Overlord developer.
The tech giant is buying the supermarket chain for an all-cash transaction valued at a whopping $42 per share. The massive deal is expected to complete in the second half of 2017.
Japanese multinational SoftBank will be acquiring Alphabet's Boston Dynamics and SCHAFT robotics divisions. As of now, the terms of the agreement between Alphabet and SoftBank have not been disclosed.
Microsoft is expected to buy the Israeli security firm Hexadite according to a report. Neither company has confirmed the acquisition yet but the report says Microsoft spent $100 million.
A new report indicates that Jack Dorsey's Square Inc. may have acquired an engineering team from Yik Yak for under $3 million, with the company's CEO, Tyler Droll, excluded from the transition.
The eager and expanding Chinese tech firm LeEco has jointly announced with the US privately owned Vizio, that their nine-month acquisition effort has been called off due to issues with regulators.
To solidify its cloud computing platform, Microsoft is acquiring software container firm Deis for an as of yet unknown amount of money. Deis is behind software like Helm, Workflow and Steward.
When Verizon completes its acquisition of Yahoo later this year, the plan is to merge the organization with AOL to create a new company called Oath. Will the Yahoo brand live on elsewhere?
Intel has announced that it will be acquiring Mobileye - a company which develops technology for autonomous vehicles - in an all-cash deal valued at $15.3 billion, priced at $63.54 per share.
Samsung has announced that it has completed its $8 billion purchase of Harman International Industries, a connected automotive manufacturer. This acquisition is the company's biggest yet.
Mozilla, a company famous for its Firefox browser, has acquired web bookmarking service Pocket for an undisclosed amount. It will become a new product line, focusing on promoting high quality content.
According to Calcalist, Apple has acquired Israeli facial recognition firm RealFace for an as of yet unclear amount of money. This is the fourth acquisition Apple has made in the country.
The makers of the Robin smartphone have been purchased by Razer. The news went live today on the Nextbit forums, but the deal was completed prior to the weekend. Further details weren't released.
Microsoft has acquired Simplygon, a Swedish company providing 3D optimization solutions for creators and users. With this, it will accelerate Redmond's vision towards providing 3D for everyone.
Microsoft continues to expand its AI research efforts through Maluuba, which seeks to develop "literate" machines. Deep learning expert Yoshua Bengio will retain an advisory role in the transition.
If Verizon closes its deal for Yahoo, the company will change its name to Altaba Inc and current CEO Marissa Mayer will resign. The deal has seen considerable road bumps since its inception.
It was reported that Fitbit was in the process of acquiring Pebble. It appears that Fitbit's aim is to secure the software assets that could be purchased for less than $40 million.
China's Ctrip.com is set to buy Skyscanner in a $1.74 billion deal expected to close by the end of 2016. Skyscanner will continue to operate independently while supporting their existing products.
Having itself been the reported target of acquisition over the last two months, Twitter is rumored to be entertaining bids for Vine, whose shutdown had been announced just over a week ago.
In a deal valued at $47 billion, Qualcomm will acquire semiconductor manufacturer and largest chip supplier to the automotive industry, NXP Semiconductor. The deal is expected to complete in 2017.
Today, AT&T announced that it had reached a deal to purchase Time Warner for $85.4 billion. If the deal is approved by regulators, it would be one of the largest acquisitions in recent years.
After recent reports that Disney could be looking at adding Twitter to its portfolio, the majority owner of ESPN is now back in the headlines amid rumors that it may consider making a bid for Netflix.
As a response to Salesforce's claim of Microsoft potentially cutting off LinkedIn data to Salesforce, the president of the Redmond-based company has stated that he has no intentions to do so.
A new report claims that Spotify has entered negotiations to acquire SoundCloud for a rumored $700 million, in an effort to strengthen its userbase against the competition.
Salesforce, which lost out in the bidding process for LinkedIn, has urged the EU to probe Microsoft's $26.2 billion deal for the acquisition of the platform, fearing anti-competitive behavior.
A senior executive for Nokia in China has confirmed that the company is preparing its comeback, with three to four new devices set to be announced later this year, which will be designed by HMD.
Verizon Communications has officially announced that it will acquire Yahoo for $4.83 billion. It will integrate the company with AOL, which will help Verizon towards its internet business.
Verizon is getting ready to announce its purchase of struggling company Yahoo by Monday, according to sources close to the matter. It will take over the company's core business for $5 billion.
A group of Chinese companies has decided to acquire Opera Software for $600 million, after failed talks to acquire it for $1.2 billion. It will take over the core business of the company.
Avast Software recently announced that it will acquire its rival AVG Technologies for $1.3 billion. The two companies are known for offering internet security products like antivirus software.
Fitbit has continuously expanded its product line over the past couple of years and it looks like they are ready to introduce mobile payments in the next year with its latest acquisition.
TiVo, the iconic DVR brand that launched in the US market in 1999, is set to be acquired by Rovi in a $1.1 billion deal combining the data collection and analytic capabilities of the two companies.