As part of their effort to improve their smart home business, Amazon has announced that they’ve acquired Eero, the company known for their mesh Wi-Fi routers.
Google has entered an agreement with Fossil Group to acquire $40 million USD worth of IP related smartwatch technology under development. Continue reading “Google to buy $40 million worth of smartwatch tech from Fossil”
Apple has announced that their acquistion of Shazam is now complete.
Logitech has announced that they’re acquiring Blue Microphones for $117 million USD.
Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox is one step closer to being done, as stockholders of 21st Century Fox and The Walt Disney Company have approved of the merger agreement with Disney.
Comcast has announced that they’ve withdrawn their bid to acquire 21st Century Fox.
Back in December, Disney had announced their plans to acquire 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion USD. But recently, Comcast (who owns NBCUniversal) announced their offer to buy Fox for $65 billion in all-cash.
Now, Disney has increased their offer to acquire Fox for $71.3 billion USD.
NPR along with WNYC Studios, WBEZ Chicago and This American Life has announced that they’ve acquired the popular podcast app, Pocket Casts from Australian developer, Shifty Jelly.
Back in February, Amazon announced that they would be acquiring video doorbell maker, Ring for around $1 billion USD. Now that acquisition is complete, they’ve dropped the price of their first-gen video doorbell to just $124.99 CAD ($99 USD).
Foxconn, the Taiwanese company best known for manufacturing iPhone and iPads for Apple, has announced that they will be acquiring accessory maker, Belkin for around $866 million USD.