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Facebook acquires Face.com facial recognition

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 June 2012

Facebook has agreed to buy facial recognition company Face.com. FULL STORY >

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Google acquires Quickoffice

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 June 2012

Google has purchased mobile document viewing and editing suite provider Quickoffice. FULL STORY >

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Google clears last hurdle in Motorola Mobility deal

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 May 2012

Web search giant Google clears the last regulatory hurdle and closes the acquisition deal that sees Motorola Mobility becoming a business division of the company. FULL STORY >

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Nvidia and Intellectual Ventures beef up their IP portfolio

By Hanleigh Daniels 15 May 2012

Nvidia and Intellectual Ventures have bought the rights to around 500 LTE, LTE advanced, 3G and 4G patents from IPWireless. FULL STORY >

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AOL and Microsoft reveal patent deal involving over 800 patents

By Hanleigh Daniels 10 April 2012

Microsoft buys more than 800 patents and patent applications from global internet services and media firm AOL. FULL STORY >

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AMD completes acquisition of SeaMicro

By Staff Writer 27 March 2012

AMD completes its acquisition of microserver manufacturer SeaMicro, which will now be assimilated into AMD's Data Centre Server Solutions division. FULL STORY >

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RIM acquires Paratek Microwave

By Hanleigh Daniels 9 March 2012

Research In Motion buys adaptive radio frequency component maker Paratek Microwave, to boost the design and capabilities of its smartphones. FULL STORY >

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Intel to buy patents and video codec software from RealNetworks

By Hanleigh Daniels 27 January 2012

Intel snaps up a large number of patents from RealNetworks, the firm behind the Real Player media player. FULL STORY >

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Twitter acquires web security firm Dasient

By Hanleigh Daniels 24 January 2012

Popular social networking site Twitter looks to become a less favoured destination for malware, as the company acquires anti-malware firm Dasient. FULL STORY >

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Nuance Communications to acquire voice recognition firm Vlingo

By Hanleigh Daniels 21 December 2011

Nuance Communications is snapping up Vlingo in an effort to deliver intelligent voice interfaces that combine voice, language understanding and semantic processing to more devices. FULL STORY >

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EU regulators puts Googarola deal on ice

By Hanleigh Daniels 13 December 2011

European Union regulators temporarily suspended their investigation into search giant Google's acquisition of smartphone and tablet maker Motorola Mobility. FULL STORY >

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HP acquires Hiflex Software

By Hanleigh Daniels 6 December 2011

HP's latest acquisition is German-based software solutions provider Hiflex. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft and Yahoo sign confidentiality agreement

By Hanleigh Daniels 25 November 2011

The Redmond-based software giant Microsoft is reportedly still looking to own a piece of web search company Yahoo!. FULL STORY >

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HTC acquisition of S3 Graphics in doubt following ITC ruling

By Hanleigh Daniels 24 November 2011

HTC will be re-examining its decision to acquire graphics chip maker S3 Graphics after S3 lost its ITC patent case against the Cupertino-based tech firm. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft acquires video content discovery firm VideoSurf

By Hanleigh Daniels 23 November 2011

Microsoft's latest acquisition is video content discovery company VideoSurf, whose software it will use to enhance the Xbox LIVE network as well as the Xbox 360 ecosystem. FULL STORY >

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