Thursday, January 30, 2014

January Most Prominent Acquisitions

The year 2014 has just started and here we are with such great changes! The largest companies started the year with new achievements – a promising start not only for them, but for many major companies that want to be the best ones. Apple is the first in the list: 

SnappyLabs is the creator of the SnappyCam app which allows the iPhone’s camera to take fast high-resolution photos. 

Microsoft Corp.acquired Parature - the leading provider of cloud-based social and customer engagement solutions. 

6.01.2014 - Verint to Acquire KANA Software, Transforming the Way Organizations EngageWith Their Customers

Verint Systems Inc. announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Kana Software Inc., a leader in customer service solutions delivered both on-premises and in the cloud. 

Yahoo, having more than 400 million monthly mobile users, announced the acquisition of Aviate, a company which makes a smartphone app that automatically brings up relevant information or other apps to suit a user's activity. 

Google welcomes Nest to Google family! Google Inc announced that it has entered into an agreement to buy Nest Labs, Inc. for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest reinvents important devices in the home such as thermostats and smoke alarms. 

And who is the next? I’ll try to update you about the most important acquisitions of the year! 
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