Posted by Gwen Phua | Feb 07, 2011 | Comments 0
TripAdvisor®, a worldwide travel site and an operating company of Expedia, Inc., has just expanded its mobile travel offering with the acquisition of EveryTrail®, a company based in Palo Alto, California. EveryTrail’s GPS-enabled publishing platform for creating outdoor tours and city guides on mobile devices will enhance TripAdvisor’s current services, which encompasses millions of traveler reviews and advice on vacation spots and attractions, hotels, restaurants, etc.
Posted by Gwen Phua | Nov 02, 2010 | Comments 0
According to TechCrunch, Apple is in serious talks with BOKU, a mobile payments startup, which may perhaps lead to an acquisition or partnership. At the same time, Apple seems to be facing some competition from Google, who has also been meeting with BOKU.
Posted by Jason | Oct 21, 2010 | Comments 0
This acquisition thing is really getting fired up. Last week Ngmoco announced a $400 million dollar purchase by DeNA and just yesterday EA gobbled up Chillingo for an undisclosed amount. Now this morning, Intel Capital has announced their acquisition of the 45+ million user social network OpenFeint for a cool $8 million dollars, along with some other investors. Aurora Feint CEO Jason Citron commented on the purchase:
Posted by Paul Balsom | Jul 01, 2010 | Comments 0
According to the websites of both HP and Palm, HP has finally completed their full acquisition of Palm for $5.70 per share (or $1.2 billion total) as of today.