Tag Archives: acquisition

Apple reportedly acquires Prss, iPad magazine creation software

A new report coming out of Netherlands-based blog iCulture claims Apple have made yet another acquisition this year. The report claims Apple has acquired Prss, a small software company that aims to make it easy to create tablet-optimized magazines. The app was made available for both iOS and Android. Prss (pronounced “press”) launched in 2012, and…

Apple still wants Beats to help with transition to streaming

The potential acquisition of Beats Electronics by Apple was all the talk last week. The potential $3.2 billion buy-out was huge news, but there was unfortunately no official or new information coming from either party since the original news surfaced. However, a new report has surfaced today, which claims that a large part behind the acquisition of…

Tesla CEO: Acquisition by Apple ‘very unlikely’

Earlier this week, rumors were swirling around the meeting of Tim Cook and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. While the actual reason behind the meeting is still unclear, rumors claimed that Apple was looking to acquire the electronic car manufacturer. You may be wondering, ‘why would Apple buy a car company?’ Well, that’s fair, but Apple at one point was said to…

AT&T considering purchasing Vodafone

AT&T hasn’t necessarily had the best of luck with acquisitions. One major example comes to mind, and that’s the failed acqusition of T-Mobile a couple of years ago. The acquisition was under fire by other carriers as well as the FCC. The major complaint was that it would eliminate one of the four major carriers, and get closer and closer to a…

iPhone video app, Qwiki, purchased by Yahoo

Yahoo has been in the news quite a bit recently for purchasing other companies. The search giant just recently purchased blogging site Tumblr, and it appears that the company known for its purple isn’t done yet. Today it was announced that the company has purchased Qwiki, a start up company best known for its app also named Qwiki. The app has been…

Opera purchases Skyfire, promise to keep it separate

Skyfire, perhaps best known for bringing Adobe Flash to iOS devices, has been purchased by Opera. While Skyfire lovers may worry about the acquisition, not to worry. Opera promises that the two browsers will remain separate, even though Skyfire is now completely owned by Opera. This is interesting news, considering just a month ago it was announced that…