Marketers Will See Tumblr The Way They See Facebook And Twitter
May22

Marketers Will See Tumblr The Way They See Facebook And Twitter

Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr will lead to more advertising on the blogging platform and allow it to compete with Facebook and Twitter, the way advertisers see it, said Fred Wilson, an early investor of Tumblr. At the CM Summit in New York on Tuesday, Wilson told John Battelle that for the past year Tumblr has pushed its beautiful, native advertising system into the market. He said Tumblr always tells marketers to make a...

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Dell Completes Acquisition of Quest Software
Sep30

Dell Completes Acquisition of Quest Software

Dell has announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Software, an award-winning IT management software provider. Quest offers a broad selection of software solutions that simplify and solve the most common and challenging IT problems for organizations around the globe. “The close of the Quest acquisition is a tremendous milestone in Dell’s journey to strengthen our end-to-end IT capabilities, empowering our customers to unlock...

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Google Buys VirusTotal; Strengthens Chrome Browser Security
Sep12

Google Buys VirusTotal; Strengthens Chrome Browser Security

Google has bought VirusTotal, a web-based security tool developer, to fortify the defenses of its Chrome web browser. The search giant said it will uphold the maintenance of VirusTotal’s online malware scanning tool and keep its team operations a separate entity. VirusTotal is an online security service that allows users to scan files and websites for potential malware infections through its web-based scanning tool. The company said...

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Facebook Completes $1 Billion Instagram Acquisition
Sep06

Facebook Completes $1 Billion Instagram Acquisition

Facebook, the world’s largest social networking company, has completed its acquisition of photo-sharing service Instagram. Facebook revealed its plans to acquire Instagram in April this year, and now it announces the US$1 billion buyout is complete after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) authorized the deal two weeks earlier. The company reassured it will keep Instagram completely separate from its business operations. “As...

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HootSuite Acquires Seesmic
Sep06

HootSuite Acquires Seesmic

HootSuite, makers of the social media management system, has announced its acquisition of one-time rival Seesmic. “We’ve always been big fans of Ryan Holmes and the HootSuite team, since the days we were all pioneering the Social Media landscape,” says Loic Le Meur, CEO of Seesmic and organizer of popular blogging conference LeWeb. “We’re thrilled today to announce that Seesmic is joining HootSuite, and...

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