# acquisition - Friday 3 October, 2014
The European Commission found the Facebook Messenger and Whatsapp applications are not close competitors.
# acquisition - Monday 15 September, 2014
The company will join Microsoft studios while its three founders, Markus Persson, Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser, are now leaving.
# acquisition - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
# acquisition - Friday 9 May, 2014
Apple could announce the deal as early as next week, which would make it the largest purchase in the company’s 38-year history.
# acquisition - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
The €5.4 billion deal was originally supposed to be completed a month ago but was delayed as Microsoft waited for regulatory authorities in Asia to approve the deal.
# acquisition - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
So much for Facebook being done buying companies for a while, huh?
# acquisition - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
It allows the company to enter the consumer hardware market and expand upon the work it’s done online.
# acquisition - Monday 13 January, 2014
The co-founder of Nest said that any data provided by customers will only be used for its products and services and not shared with Google.
# acquisition - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
Nokia shares surged as it was announced Microsoft will acquire their smartphone division, as well as important patents.
# acquisition - Monday 26 August, 2013
Yahoo has been on a buying spree since Marissa Mayer took over the flailing internet giant earlier this year.
# acquisition - Friday 5 July, 2013
Earlier this year, insurance broker Campion also acquired part of the general insurance business of Aviva Direct.
# acquisition - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
It had been announced in May that jobs were to be lost due the closure of nine Xtra-vision stores.
Bill Kyle will take over once the acquisition of Irish Life by a Canadian firm has been completed.
# acquisition - Sunday 26 May, 2013
“All the big internet companies that have money are potential buyers. Then it depends on what they want to be and how much they are willing to pay.”
# acquisition - Monday 25 March, 2013
Nick D’Aloisio, 17, will now join the Yahoo! team and the app will close.
# acquisition - Thursday 3 January, 2013
The company announced today that it undertook 18 acquisition and investment initiatives in the second half of 2012.
# acquisition - Thursday 20 September, 2012
The projection follows the acquisition of Irish company Russell Will, supplier to industries in hospitality, leisure and healthcare.
# acquisition - Tuesday 18 September, 2012
There are three (count ‘em!) separate stores with the name Guineys on Dublin’s Talbot St – but which one is closing down?
# acquisition - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
Tech Bubble 2.0 or Zuckerberg’s smartest move?
# acquisition - Tuesday 8 November, 2011
The company also owns Magners and Bulmers Cider – and acquired Tennants lager for €205.2 million 2009. Today, it announced it had bought Hornsby’s cider.
# acquisition - Thursday 8 September, 2011
Tim and Nina Zagat have sold their 32-year-old business to Google