Acquisitions keep rolling into Yahoo. It is image recognition tech for Flickr this time.
Intel’s acquisition of Omek means you might never have to touch a PC again — via The Verge Intel acquires gesture-recognition and tracking company Omek Interactive for $40million. Its a battle for critical mass – as per this article Intel’s interest in Omek is to benefit from a platform which already supports a wide range […]
Three major reasons why Google buys Waze (The entire story is HERE – via Bloomberg) Improve its current mapping product in mobile-navigation products Keep competition at bay – rid them of a chance from a quick gain through acquisition Leverage an established ‘Crowdsourcing platform’ for its mapping product
Yahoo continues its acquisition spree – this time it has bid for Hulu.com Hulu brings along a lot of content along with demographic data to complement the Tumblr acquisition. Yahoo competes with media giants and private equity firms for this bid! The ‘range’ of the bid indicates its desperation – clearly it does not want to […]
Much has been written about the recent announcement of Yahoo’s decision to acquire Tumblr. Here are my two cents in a more than two lines. As with any acquisition, the key question has always been – will it add value? One of the best ways to look at value addition in an M&A is synergies […]