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February 24, 2014
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IBM to Acquire Cloudant: Open, Cloud Database Service Helps Organizations Simplify Mobile, Web App and Big Data Development

ARMONK, N.Y. – 24 Feb 2014: IBM today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Boston, MA-based Cloudant, Inc., a privately held database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that enables developers to easily and quickly create next generation mobile and web apps.   Cloudant … Continue reading

June 3, 2013
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Microsoft reaches agreement to acquire InRelease business of InCycle Software

Microsoft to acquire Canadian provider of release management solutions, extending its DevOps solutions that utilize Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server. REDMOND, Wash., and LAVAL, Quebec — June 3, 2013 — Microsoft Corp. and InCycle Software Inc. today announced … Continue reading

June 25, 2012
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Microsoft to Acquire Yammer

Microsoft extends cloud services with best-in-class enterprise social networking. REDMOND, Wash., and SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp. and Yammer Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Yammer, a leading provider of … Continue reading

May 18, 2011
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Yahoo! to Acquire 5to1; Extends Advertising Leadership and Publisher Relationships

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 5to1 Holding Corp. (OTC BB: FTOH). 5to1 is an online advertising alliance consisting exclusively of major media publishers. Built on a proprietary … Continue reading

January 20, 2011
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Amazon to Acquire LOVEFiLM International Limited

LUXEMBOURG & LONDON – January 20, 2010 – Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining shares in LOVEFiLM International Limited (www.LOVEFiLM.com). LOVEFiLM is a leading European subscription entertainment service which combines the benefits … Continue reading

November 8, 2010
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Amazon.com to Acquire Diapers.com and Soap.com

SEATTLE, Nov 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Quidsi, Inc., which operates Diapers.com, an online baby care specialty site, and Soap.com, an online site for everyday essentials. “I’m not … Continue reading