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Twitter’s content head tells brands how to win the Super Bowl
/ February 3, 2016 10:52 am
Twitter’s content head tells brands how to win the Super Bowl

Digiday reports, "The game is the messaging service’s opportunity to prove its ultimate value as the second screen for real-time conversation around live events. This has always been Twitter’s main focus, but it has never been more essential than now, as the company is under new leadership and faces more doubters than ever." . Read More

Sony Pictures TV Buys Majority Stake in IMS Latin America Ad Firm for About $100 Million
/ July 8, 2015 3:25 pm
Sony Pictures TV Buys Majority Stake in IMS Latin America Ad Firm for About $100 Million

Variety reports "Sony Pictures Television will acquire a 51% stake in Internet Media Services (IMS), a digital marketing and ad-buying firm serving Latin American markets, for about $100 million. In January, Sony Pictures Television Networks Latin America inked a deal with IMS to be the exclusive ad sales representative for its Crackle Internet TV service across Latin America and Brazil.". Read More

salesforce.com to Acquire Palo Alto-based RelateIQ for $350 Million
/ July 11, 2014 11:58 am
salesforce.com to Acquire Palo Alto-based RelateIQ for $350 Million

Salesforce.com, the maker of customer relationship management tools, said it will pay approximately $350 million to acquire Palo Alto-based RelateIQ, developer of a platform that automatically captures data from email, calendars and smartphone calls and provides insights in real time. . Read More

Oracle to Obtain Co-Browsing Technology from its LiveLOOK Acquisition
/ June 23, 2014 5:50 pm
Oracle to Obtain Co-Browsing Technology from its LiveLOOK Acquisition

VentureBeat reports that Oracle is acquiring a company called LiveLOOK, which developed technology that allows service and salespeople to navigate webpages at the same time as potential or current customers, the tech company announced today. The acquisition should boost Oracle’s product line for companies’ service desk departments and offer Oracle some new amazing features that contender Salesforce.com lacks. LiveLOOK, a cloud-based service, falls in with Oracle’s focus on cloud options, not just software that functions in companies’ on-premises data centers. . Read More

SanDisk to Acquire Fusion-io in $1.1 Billion Deal
/ June 16, 2014 6:20 pm
SanDisk to Acquire Fusion-io in $1.1 Billion Deal

SanDisk, the developer of flash storage products, said on Monday it will acquire Fusion-io, developer of an application acceleration platform with offices in San Jose, in an all-cash deal valued at $1.1 billion. Under the agreement, SanDisk will launch a cash tender offer, paying $11.25 a share. The deal is expected to close during the third quarter. . Read More

Intuit Completes $360M Acquisition of Check
/ June 16, 2014 6:20 pm
Intuit Completes $360M Acquisition of Check

Intuit, the publisher of business and financial management software, said on Monday it has completed its $360 million acquisition of Check, a developer of mobile bill pay services. Intuit said the deal, first announced in May, will help accelerate its ability to offer bill pay across small business and personal finance products. Read More

Glu Mobile Raises $34.5 Million in Public Offering
/ June 5, 2014 5:04 pm
Glu Mobile Raises $34.5 Million in Public Offering

Glu Mobile, a San Francisco-based developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphones and tablets, said on Thursday it has raised $34.5 million through an underwritten public offering. Through the deal, the company sold nearly 9.9 million shares for $3.50 each. . Read More

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