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Yahoo Acquires Xobni

Yahoo Acquires Xobni

Yahoo acquired Xobni, the maker of mail productivity and address book applications / plugins, earlier this month.

Jul 14th, 2013Comments Off on Yahoo Acquires Xobni
Google Acquires Waze

Google Acquires Waze

It’s official – Google has just announced the closing of an acquisition deal with Waze. While the terms of the deal weren’t made public, it’s rumored that Google paid around $1.3 billion for the acquisition

Jun 12th, 2013Comments Off on Google Acquires Waze
Real-time Translation for Android Translate App

Real-time Translation for Android Translate App

Google announced a new version of their Translate app last week for Android devices.  The most notable change – real-time speech translation.  The new conversation mode will enable users to quickly translate speech in a foreign language into their language.  To reply, users can speak their response in their own language and the app will translate and play the message in the foreign language.

The app is currently only available to Android devices running 2.1 or higher.  Check out some of […]

Jan 14th, 2011Comments Off on Real-time Translation for Android Translate App
Skype Acquires Qik

Skype Acquires Qik

Skype announced the acquisition of Qik, a mobile video software and service company yesterday.  Qik currently offers solutions for Android OS, iOS, and Symbian platforms.  Source close to the matter state that the deal was worth roughly $100 million.  Read more from the official release below.  (via Skype)

LUXEMBOURG, 6 January 2011 — Skype today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, […]

Jan 8th, 2011Comments Off on Skype Acquires Qik
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