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Google buys GIF search platform Tenor

Google acquires GIF sharing platform, Tenor to build up image search Google Inc. has announced its acquisition of Tenor, a GIF keyboard and search engine for Android, iOS and desktop, that will make it easier for users to find and share GIF images. For those unaware, Tenor is a San Francisco-based […]

Foxconn to acquire Belkin International for $866 million in cash

FIT, a subsidiary of Foxconn, to buy Belkin for $866 million Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited (FIT) and accessory maker Belkin International, Inc. jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which FIT has agreed to acquire Belkin for $866 million by way of cash merger on Monday. FIT, is […]

Google officially closes HTC deal of $1.1 billion

Google completes HTC’s smartphone deal of $1.1 billion In September 2017, Google had officially closed a $1.1 billion deal with the Taiwanese OEM HTC Corp. to acquire most of HTC’s smartphone design division. Back then, Rick Osterloh, Google’s Senior Vice President for Hardware in a blog post had said, “We’ve signed an […]

Google quietly acquires UK based start-up that turns smartphone screens into speakers

UK audio tech start-up Redux bought by Google Alphabet Inc.’s Google has quietly acquired a UK based start-up that develops technology to convert phone displays into speakers, reported Bloomberg. Redux, a UK based start-up, claims to have 178 granted patents as per its LinkedIn page for its work on sound and touch […]

Bill Gates purchases Arizona land to build future ‘smart city’

Bill Gates is developing the City of the Future in Arizona Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, has chosen Arizona to build his future ‘smart city’ by purchasing a plot of 25,000 acres of land in the south western region of the United States. The area, which is a 45-minutes […]