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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.