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Lucrative Google Acquisition Approved

AP | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Justice Department approved Google's acquisition of online advertising service Admeld after concluding the deal wouldn'...

John Rudolf

Google's Motorola Bid To Draw Antitrust Scrutiny

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- A move by Google to acquire mobile phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, announced early Monday, will likely draw sharp ...

Bianca Bosker

Why Google Wants To Buy Motorola Mobility

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

Google's decision to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, the search giant's largest acquisition to date, underscores a major shift in Google's st...

Google's 5 Most Expensive Acquisitions To Date

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

Google announced on its blog Monday that it plans to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in cash. If the deal is approved by antitrust regula...

Jason Gilbert

Google To Buy Motorola Mobility: What It Means For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.15.2011 | Technology

Now that Google has announced its intention to buy Motorola Mobility -- forming a Frankenstein that shall be named either Googorola or Motoroogle, dep...

Meet Google+'s First Acquisition

businessinsider.com | Alyson Shontell | Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology

Austin Chang, Fridge's founder, just told [Business Insider] that the company is being acquired by Google+ for an undisclosed amount. ...

Google Announces New Buy

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 08.13.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. has struck a deal to buy Admeld, a service that helps websites make more money from online advertising. The agreeme...

Google's 15 Biggest Acquisitions And What Happened To Them

Silicon Alley Insider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has a reputation as an innovative company, but in fact it owes a lot of its success to acquisitions. Google basically bought AdSense, the pa...

Google Buys Groupon For $2.5 Billion? New Rumor Swirls

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Pick one big trend gaining serious traction in the past year and it'll be Groupon, which offers a different daily discount deal to users in their loca...

Google Buys Social Media Company

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's piggybacked onto Twitter with its acquisition of fflick, a sentiment engine that uses Twitter to help recommend movies. According to Techcr...

Google's 2010 Shopping Spree Has Cost $1.1 BILLION So Far

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google Inc. has spent $1.1 billion during the first half of the year buying up 22 companies, with more than half of the ...

Google Expands VC Staff To Do More Deals

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google Inc. plans to feed its appetite for tantalizing new technologies by investing in more startups while it devours o...

AdMob: Google To Acquire

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc. is buying mobile advertising network AdMob for $750 million, underscoring the Internet search leader's determination...

Rumor: Google Could Buy Digg To Improve Google News

Valleywag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Google's cupcake princess, Marissa Mayer, and Kevin Rose, the playboy of the Webhead world, would make an awfully cute couple. Not romantically -- the...