Concert and ticketing digital unit LiveNation Labs, acquired YourTrove, a social startup that delivers personalized search results driven by social connections.
10 March 2014
27 February 2014
In its latest move to expand from a mobile payment company to a one-stop logistics shop for SMBs, Square has acquired online scheduling startup BookFresh.
EBay is leading a $133.7m investment in online shopping website Snapdeal that could result in a buyout of what is viewed as the eBay of India.
The rise of mobile payments startups has raised questions of whether they could be nimble enough to quickly outflank telecommunications carriers.
26 February 2014
Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest bitcoin exchange, abruptly stopped trading on Tuesday, sparking concerns about the future of the unregulated virtual currency.
24 February 2014
MasterCard wants to embed its payments service into mobile apps, and it’s doing with the acquisition of mobile payments partner C-SAM and a new developer program.
20 February 2014
EBay acquired PhiSix, a company that develops 3-D visualization and simulation technologies for clothing. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
11 February 2014
Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce firm, offered to buy AutoNavi in a deal valuing the Chinese digital mapping and navigation firm at $1.58bn.
Gilt Groupe, an online retailer of discounted luxury goods, is finally committed to going public this year, after flirting with the idea several times in the past.
07 February 2014
Restaurant reservation platform OpenTable acquired Ness Computing, makers of the personalized restaurant recommendations app Ness, in an all-cash deal worth $17.3m.