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Flexible devices are creating a lot of buzz in the gadget circle. With the arrival of LG’s first ever flexible display smartphone G Flex and Samsung’s contrivance expected to be out in 2015, gadget lovers are almost holding their breath in anticipation. This is the right time to visualize software that would complement flexible display devices and that’s...

Microsoft Corp. has agreed to buy Mojang, the company behind the popular Minecraft video-game, for $2.5 billion. The deal will give Microsoft a young and loyal following. This is the first and unusual acquisition for Satya Nadella, who is now Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer. Satya Nadella believes that it is now time for the company to double down on...

Google Inc on Friday informed about its acquisition of Gecko Design Inc, the mechanical engineering and product-design Company. This acquisition was mainly done by the Internet-search giant as it works are increasing on hardware products rather than just software products. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by both the companies. It is been reported that by next...

JetPac Inc is taken over by Google Inc. JetPac Inc is a startup that is involved in developing and designing social travel applications for Apple’s App Store. Its acquisition by Google was revealed by the startup through its website on Friday and no details were provided by both the startup as well as Google Inc. JetPac’s homepage had a post stating that...

Facebook is the world’s biggest and largest social media network. It has huge tons of user data flowing though it every day. Most of the times the data is not secure and leaks happen regularly. Something had to be done about these irregularities. Facebook, like Google, loves to play with its cash reserves. Since Google has been out shopping and gobbling-up start-ups...

Google’s subsidiary YouTube has just acquired mobile-video editing app called Directr for an undisclosed amount. The iOS app is used by businesses and professionals to create marketing and promotional video content. The Directr team will be integrating into YouTube’s Video Ads Division after the acquisition. “For now, everything you love about Directr is staying...

It looks like Google is trying to quickly fill-up its acquisition bucket for the month of August 2014. It has acquired Emu, a smart messaging service. Emu’s features are hard-pressed to be found anywhere else. What is Google planning to do with the Emu Messaging Service? First, they’re going to kill it. Emu has announced that for it to make the transition, the...

Twitter is not traditionally known for its image abilities. That is going to change as Twitter has acquired image search company Madbits earlier last week. “Over this past year, we’ve built visual intelligence technology that automatically understands, organizes and extracts relevant information from raw media. Understanding the content of an image, whether...

The worldwide mobile industry is a very edgy space which is constantly in turmoil regarding various legal issues. We all know the famous cases between Samsung and Apple, and now we have Microsoft and Samsung doing it with regards to royalty. Microsoft has now accused Samsung of delaying royalty payments and has taken it to court regarding Android smartphones. Microsoft...