Google’s new investment arm has $300m in fresh capital to put to work this year and invests $40m in learning analytics firm Renaissance Learning at $1bn valuation.
19 February 2014
17 February 2014
Google acquired SlickLogin, an Israeli security startup that uses smartphones and high-frequency sounds for identity verification at Web sites.
14 February 2014
Yahoo acquired recruiting software startup Distill that landed its $1.3m in seed funding about 5 months ago.
13 February 2014
Yahoo inked a 5-year, $10m partnership with Carnegie Mellon University to primarily test mobile personalization and machine-learning research.
Google’s VP of corporate development Don Harrison discusses Larry Page’s plan to expand into new areas through M&A.
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.
10 February 2014
Yahoo is partnering with consumer reviews website Yelp to beef up local results in its search engine.
07 February 2014
LinkedIn forecast sales that trailed analysts’ estimates as growth slows in all three of the professional-networking site’s businesses.
LinkedIn announced its intentions to acquire Bright, a company that leverages data insights and matching technology to connect prospects and employers.
Restaurant reservation platform OpenTable acquired Ness Computing, makers of the personalized restaurant recommendations app Ness, in an all-cash deal worth $17.3m.