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5 Tech Deals That Need to Happen

Eric M. Jackson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Technology
Eric M. Jackson

While there's no way to know which big deal will next grace the pages of GigaOM, allow me to offer a few humble recommendations. Here are five tech deals that make sense and why they need to happen.

Facebook, Instagram and the Disciplines of Mergers and Acquisitions

Robert Teitelman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Technology
Robert Teitelman

Facebook is famously paying a cool billion dollars for the two-year-old app-based photo service. Instagram has 13 employees, 30 million users and no revenues. But Mark Zuckerberg decided the social media giant absolutely had to have the startup.

Loyal Instagramers Fret Over Facebook's Reach: 'I Feel Like The Purchase Has Sucked Me In'

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 06.10.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Poor Instagram users. First, their beloved photo-sharing application moves from iPhone-only exclusivity to the Androi...