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Universal acquires Jolie-Pitt film project ‘By the Sea’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Universal Pictures said on Friday it has acquired worldwide rights to Angelina Jolie’s next film project, “By the Sea,” written and to be directed by the actress who will also co-star and co-produce the drama with … Continue reading

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Rice Energy Acquires Chesapeake’s Marcellus Package: Analysis

ByRichard Zeits: Last week, Rice Energy (NYSE:RICE) emerged as the acquirer of a high-quality acreage package in the Marcellus Shale from Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK) and its partners. The transaction includes approximately 22,000 net acres and 12 Marcellus wells in Southwestern … Continue reading

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Facebook acquires video ad company LiveRail

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is acquiring video advertising company LiveRail in the Internet social network's latest step to make video ads a bigger part of its business. Facebook did not disclose a price for the … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: Google acquires Nest, President Obama speaks out on surveillance and more!

You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for … Continue reading

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Suntory acquires Beam in $16bn deal

Acquisition of the US group, the biggest in the drinks industry since 2008, underscores Suntory’s global ambitions and Asia’s thirst for premium spirits Asia homepage

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Google acquires Bitspin, makes its stylish Android alarm app free to celebrate

Bitspin is probably most well known for its swish Timely alarm app on Android, and it seems that Google likes how the Swiss team is doing it, because it's just acquired them. "For new and existing users, Timely will continue … Continue reading

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Google acquires Bitspin, makers of beautiful Android alarm clock app Timely

Google has acquired Bitspin, the Swiss company best known for its beautifully designed Android alarm clock app Timely. Bitspin announced the move this week in a blog post, seeking to assure users that the acquisition won't mean Timely is winding down anytime … Continue reading

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News Corp acquires social media tool Storyful

By Jennifer Saba (Reuters) – News Corp on Friday made its first acquisition as a stand-alone company with the $ 25 million purchase of social news tool Storyful. Founded in 2008 and based in Dublin, Ireland, Storyful verifies and manages … Continue reading

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WPP’s Group M acquires Vietnamese social media agency ClickMedia – The Drum

WPP's Group M acquires Vietnamese social media agency ClickMediaThe DrumWPP's Group M acquires Vietnamese social media agency ClickMedia. GroupM, the WPP media investment function, is to acquire a majority stake in Vietnamese social media marketing agency, ClickMedia. With around 55 … Continue reading

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Google acquires Boston Dynamics, the robot builder behind Big Dog and Cheetah

The New York Times reports tonight that Google has acquired Boston Dynamics, builder of terrifying walking robots DARPA-related projects like WildCat/Cheetah, Atlas, Petman and Big Dog. Andy Rubin has moved over from leading Android to directing Google's … Tech News … Continue reading

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