Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Report Probes Social Media’s Threat to Democracy

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others may pose a threat to American democracy, suggests a new report from The Omidyar Group. The...