1. Blogs
    May 14th, 2014 by Joel Mathis
    Apple’s secretive acquisition past

    Last week’s unoffical report that Apple is looking to buy Beats Music for US$3.2 billion was significant far beyond its industry-shaking business...

  2. News
    February 21st, 2014 by Madeleine Swain
    Apple and Tesla did meet, but acquisition unlikely says Musk

    Apple watching media outlets pricked up their ears this week when it was revealed that in early 2013 Apple had held discussions with Elon Musk, the...

  3. News
    January 14th, 2014 by Amber Bouman, TechHive
    Google buys Nest, world gets one step closer to ‘OK Glass, make my house warmer’

    Google already pretty much owns the internet, and now it’s coming for the Internet of Things. The search giant on Monday announced it was acquiring...

  4. News
    January 14th, 2014 by Caitlin McGarry
    Facebook focuses on conversation quality with Branch buy

    If one of your crazy relatives has ever posted an epic political rant on Facebook, you know that conversations on the social networking site can quickly...

  5. News
    July 23rd, 2013 by Dan Moren
    Apple finds its way to HopStop acquisition

    Apple’s on a bit of a shopping spree, it seems. After having last week confirmed its acquisition of business location data firm Locationary, the...

  6. News
    March 16th, 2013 by Lex Friedman
    Dropbox acquires Mailbox

      Dropbox on Friday announced that it has acquired Mailbox, the email app that has many iPhone users finally reaching – however briefly –...

  7. News
    March 16th, 2013 by Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service
    Linksys brand survives as Cisco completes sale to Belkin

    Belkin completed its acquisition of Linksys yesterday and will keep the longtime home networking company’s brand, products and support channels....

  8. Blogs
    February 16th, 2013 by Ted Landau
    Why I hope Apple never buys Dropbox

    During the Q&A portion of a Macworld/iWorld session last week, an audience member asked: “What not-from-Apple utility do you use the most during...

  9. News
    February 7th, 2013 by John Ribeiro
    Twitter confirms acquisition of TV analytics firm Bluefin Labs

    Twitter has confirmed that it acquired Bluefin Labs, a vendor of data that uses commentary on social networks to measure the effectiveness of commercials...

  10. News
    January 12th, 2013 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Former Apple insider: ‘At Apple, they really are after you’

    The former CEO of Anobit Technologies, an Israeli flash memory company that Apple purchased in 2011, has said that it is Apple’s ‘near...

  11. News
    January 6th, 2013 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Reports of Apple acquiring mapping company Waze revelaed as ‘fabricated’

    TechCrunch this week published a story about the possibility of Apple acquiring navigation service Waze to fix iOS 6 Maps, but the website was quick...

  12. News
    November 21st, 2012 by Karen Freeman
    Color employee sues over ‘blocked’ opportunity at Apple

    A former employee of Color, a company recently acquired by Apple, is suing the company and its CEO Bill Nguyen over claims that he was a victim of...

  13. News
    October 26th, 2012 by John Ribeiro
    Facebook’s price tag for Instagram drops to US$715 million

    Facebook has paid far lower than the announced US$1 billion in cash and stock for photo-sharing app Instagram, following a drop in its share price....

  14. News
    October 22nd, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple to acquire Color Labs for FaceTime-related patents?

    Apple has been busy buying up companies it seems. Last week we reported that Apple had acquired HTML5 specialist Particle, however reports are that...

  15. News
    August 23rd, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Facebook in the clear to buy Instagram for US$738m following investigation

    Facebook has been permitted to officiate its acquisition of Instagram by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), but the deal is now said to be worth...

  16. News
    August 6th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Seagate finalises purchase of shares in LaCie, holds controlling interest

    Storage manufacturer Seagate has secured  its acquisition for controlling interest in peer storage maker LaCie, following the completion of a share...

  17. News
    August 3rd, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple’s fingerprint-authentication deal under fire

    Apple’s purchase of fingerprint-authentication software developer AuthenTec is being called into question by an investor, who thinks the company...

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