Twitter has acquired the iOS and Android podcast app Breaker for an undisclosed sum to double-down on the creation of new experiences for the Twitter community.
Following yesterday's article in the Wall Street Journal newspaper alleging that Amazon was in talks to acquire Wondery, a top-five podcast publisher, the retail giant has confirmed the deal.
Ever since poaching Google’s head of search John Giannandrea to lead its artificial intelligence (AI) efforts, Apple's been acquiring startups that specialize in AI and machine learning (ML).
Apple regularly buys smaller startups for their engineering talent, but not every such deal gets an official confirmation from Tim Cook & Co. A good example is Apple's acquisition of the podcast app Scout FM earlier this year which flew under the radar until Bloomberg published its report yesterday.
Apple has apparently acquired Spaces, an augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) technology startup that was spun out from DreamWorks Animation in 2016, for an undisclosed sum.
Apple acquires small startups for their technology at a rate of one per every few weeks, TechCrunch reported Thursday, citing a report earlier today by Israeli newspaper Calcalist.
Apple continues bolstering its artificial intelligence and machine learning talent with new acquisitions, the latest being an alleged purchase of Inductiv.
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman yesterday alleged that Apple has acquired a virtual-reality startup, called NextVR, and within hours its Android app was pulled from the Play Store.
Apple has reportedly canceled Xnor.ai’s involvement in the US Department of Defense's Project Maven following its recent acquisition of the company.
Apple's December 2017 deal to acquire Shazam for a reported $400 million has resulted in increased profit and user base for the popular song identification service.
Apple is known to acquire companies from time-to-time, and it sounds like the company has done just that recently.
Apple announced on Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire the majority of Intel's smartphone modem business. The deal is worth $1 billion and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year. Included in the buyout are 2,200 Intel employees joining Apple, patents and other IP, equipment and leases.