Acquisition

$7.2 billion Twilio is spending $2 billion to buy one of its publicly-traded partners

$7.2 billion Twilio is spending $2 billion to buy one of its publicly-traded partners

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   9 articles

Twilio, which makes communication tools for websites, is acquiring SendGrid. SendGrid, an email marketing platform, went public in November 2017. Twilio's acquisition, which is...
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Twilio acquires email API platform SendGrid for $2 billion in stock

2 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   9 articles

Twilio , the ubiquitous communications platform, today announced its plan to acquire the API-centric email platform SendGrid for about $2 billion in an all-stock transaction...
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Asaii Acquired By Apple

Asaii Acquired By Apple

4 hours ago   |   SiliconTap

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AllTrails Acquired By Spectrum Equity

AllTrails Acquired By Spectrum Equity

4 hours ago   |   SiliconTap

San Francisco-based AllTrails, which operates an online guide to trails and other outdoors areas, has been acquired by private equity investor Spectrum Equity. The deal was...
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No, Apple didn't acquire music analytics startup Asaii, it hired the founders to work on Apple Music

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   4 articles

On the heels of news of not one but two acquisitions from Apple last week, a report surfaced yesterday that Apple had picked up yet another company, the music analytics startup...
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Apple reportedly buys Asaii, startup that can 'find the next Justin Bieber' - CNET

9 hours ago   |   CNET   |   4 articles

The acquisition could help Apple Music battle Spotify, according to Axios.
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Apple Music recommendations could get superpowers thanks to latest acquisition

Apple Music recommendations could get superpowers thanks to latest acquisition

10 hours ago   |   Digital Trends   |   2 articles

Following the approval of its Shazam acquisition, a new report has surfaced saying that Apple has acquired music analytics firm Asaii, with its founders now members of the...
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Apple goes shopping

11 hours ago   |   Computerworld

As we race to the close of the company's fourth quarter, it seems pretty clear that Apple has taken some of its repatriated cash assets and done what anybody does when they...
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Apple acquires music analytics firm that claims it can ‘find the next Justin Bieber'

Apple acquires music analytics firm that claims it can ‘find the next Justin Bieber'

16 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   4 articles

Apple has acquired Asaii , a music analytics company focused around the discovery of new and emerging artists, Axios reports. The acquisition comes as Apple Music's main...
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Apple's latest startup acquisition will help Apple Music show you artists before they're mainstream

Apple's latest startup acquisition will help Apple Music show you artists before they're mainstream

16 hours ago   |   Phone Arena   |   4 articles

Apple is constantly making use of the pile of cash it's amassed over the years by buying smaller companies that can help improve its products and services. The latest purchase...
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$7.2 billion Twilio is spending $2 billion to buy one of its publicly-traded...

$7.2 billion Twilio is spending $2 billion to buy one of its publicly-traded partners

Twilio, which makes communication tools for websites, is acquiring SendGrid. SendGrid, an email marketing platform, went public in November 2017. Twilio's acquisition, which is... Read more ...

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