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Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh, will let it run
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 Facebook wants tbh to be its next Instagram. Today, Facebook announced it’s acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh and will allow it to operate somewhat independently with its own brand. Read More [...]
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Social media monitor Brandwatch acquires content marketing platform BuzzSumo
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 Brandwatch, a social media monitoring company, has acquired BuzzSumo, a content marketing and influencer identification platform, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition adds an important arrow into Brandwatch’s q [...]
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Google acquires Relay Media to convert ordinary web pages to AMP pages
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 AMP — Google’s collaborative project to speed up the loading time for mobile web pages — is getting an interesting acceleration of its own today. Relay Media, a company founded by an ex-Googler that ha [...]
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Microsoft acquires social virtual reality app AltspaceVR
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 At a special event today in San Francisco, Microsoft announced that it has acquired social VR app AltspaceVR. The virtual reality social networking app allows users across headset and web platforms to join 3D chat rooms [...]
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Google Cloud acquires cloud identity management company Bitium
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 Google Cloud announced today that it has acquired Bitium, a company that focused on offering enterprise-grade identity management and access tools, such as single-sign on, for cloud-based applications. This will basical [...]
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Amazon’s Souq acquires Wing.ae to expand Prime-style same and next-day delivery
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 Earlier this year, Amazon jump-started its business in the Middle East by paying $580 million to acquire Souq.com, an Amazon-style marketplace based out of Dubai. Today, Amazon and Souq are making another acquisition to [...]
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Google acquires AIMatter, maker of the Fabby computer vision app
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 Computer vision — the branch of artificial intelligence that lets computers “see” and process images like humans do (and, actually, often better than us), and then use those images to help run programs [...]
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Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing
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 Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Cycle Computing, a twelve-year-old Connecticut-based company that focuses on helping enterprises orchestrate high-performance computing jobs, large data workloads and other [...]
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Facebook acquires Source3 to get content creators paid
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 Facebook is on the cusp of a big push to lure independent content creators to share their art through the News Feed. But it needs to prove it can help creators monetize their content without allowing piracy to run rampa [...]
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