Xplore Wins $9M Bobcat Computers Order

Rugged computers-maker Xplore Technologies, has received purchase orders in excess of $9 million for the delivery of 3,400 fully-rugged Bobcat Windows series of tablets and docks from a major U.S.  telecommunications company,...

HubSpot Buys Rekindle

Sales software company HubSpot has acquired Rekindle, a Boston-based company with an app by the same name, that lets users connect with old friends and lovers. Rekindle is backed by Atlas Venture ,...

Comcast, Khan Academy Ink Multi-Million Dollar Partnership

Comcast and Khan Academy have signed a partnership that will combine the free educational content of Khan Academy with Internet Essentials, Comcast's broadband adoption program. This is one of the largest commitments...

DataSift, Automattic Partner For Curated Access To All WordPress Posts

Social analytics and insights company DataSift has signed a global partnership with Automattic, the company behind WordPress. Through the DataSift platform, companies can have curated access to all of Automattic's public...

AT&T Gets $15M VPN Contract From Swedish Company

AT&T was awarded a $15 million, four-year contract, renewing a networking deal with Assa Abloy, a Swedish lock and security solutions company. The agreement will see AT&T deploy a global virtual private...

Apple Acquires Topsy For $200M

Apple has acquired Topsy for a reported $200 million. According to its website - Topsy is a realtime search engine powered by the Social Web. Unlike traditional web search engines, Topsy indexes and...

LivingSocial Sells Ticket Monster For $260 Million

LivingSocial has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Korean-based Ticket Monster business to Groupon for $260 million in cash and stock. The deal is expected to close in the...

Google Buys FlexyCore

Google has acquired FlexyCore, a startup based in Rennes, France, for a reported $23.1 million. FlexyCore was founded by a former head of research and development for Texas Instruments, and makes software for mobile phones.

Amazon Gets Into The Education Business With TenMarks Acquisition

Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire online education company TenMarks for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013. Dave Limp (Vice president, Amazon Kindle):...

Vonage Buys Vocalocity For $130 Million

VoIP communications provider Vonage has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Vocalocity for $130 million. The transaction has been approved by the boards of both the companies, and is expected to close...

Baidu Signs Mobile Photo Sharing Deal With Cooliris

Chinese search giant Baidu is collaborating with Palo Alto, California-based company Cooliris, to bring mobile photo sharing services to its 100 million users. Baidu released the Cooliris app for iPhone and...

Groupon Buys Social Gifting Site Plumfare

Groupon has acquired social gifting site Plumfare for an undisclosed sum. "Plumfare set out to make it easy to find the best local gifts and experiences and we’re looking forward to continuing...

Yahoo Acquires Rockmelt

Rockmelt has been acquired by Yahoo, for a reported $60 to $70 million. The Rockmelt apps and web product will be shutdown by the end of this month, and the team is...

Facebook Acquires Gowalla, Opens First East Coast Office

By Sudarshana Banerjee Facebook has acquired location-sharing service Gowalla, reports Laurie Segall of CNN Money, citing sources close to the company. It is believed most of Gowalla's employees, including founder Josh Williams, will...

HP Converged Infrastructure Wins Three University Contracts

HP announced that three universities - Columbus State University in Columbus, University of North Florida in Jacksonville, and Florida’s University of Tampa have chosen HP Converged Infrastructure solutions. More details on...