Google Acquires BufferBox

Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Google may still be exploring those other avenues of business where it can further grow. And while not every business move they make has turned to gold, exploring other business opportunities is just something that an online search giant needs to do if ever it wants to make better use of its revenue. Acquiring other businesses that will lead Google to enter markets without having to start over seems to be the best

Google Acquires Frommer’s Travel Guide Service

Monday, August 13th, 2012
Google has announced it is acquiring Frommer’s, the travel brand owned by John Wiley & Sons Inc., for an undisclosed amount in a bid to bolster the web search giant’s offerings of local reviews all over the world. Frommer’s provides information from a variety of destinations globally from restaurants to hotels, with its content deemed valuable for Google. The G sees Frommer’s as an oppo

Google Acquires Meebo

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
Google is still making moves to further bolster its own social network Google+. One of its recent moves is the acquisition of the popular Web IM service Meebo. It may be set to provide other features to the social network that was launched with much fan fair but has so far performed a bit below expectations. The recent news may help Google+ add a chat feature into the social network and other technologies which mi

Google Acquires IBM Patents

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
The patent wars between companies are getting more and more interesting when it comes to the industry giants in the tech world. On the online and mobile front, the practice of acquiring an arsenal of patents has been more active than ever. These patents serve as a means to either protect or even mount patent litigation on other companies, usually competitors on the same market. They become weapons to either attack

Google Acquires Clever Sense

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
Google is still on a run in trying to gobble up companies that it thinks might help improve its stature in tech circles even better. As it recently has spread its reach into other tech fields other than just online search, its foray into the mobile industry has gained momentum considerably thanks to its popular Android open source mobile OS platform. But Google is trying to go further by acquiring companies like C

Google Acquires Zagat

Monday, September 12th, 2011
Google really has a diverse range of acquisition plans. Well, that is not really something new as the online search giant has done it time and again in the past. This time, its recent acquisition target has been the reputable restaurant review company, Zagat. It has recently been announced on Google’s blog that it is acquiring Zagat, a company that is known for providing restaurant reviews and ratings online

Google Acquires 1,000 IBM Patents

Monday, August 1st, 2011
Business in tech seems to no longer be limited to innovation and enterprise. It seems that patent litigation has become a bigger part of the business where one tech company tries to sue another for patent infringement in an attempt to delay or inflict considerable financial damage to the other. It seems to have become the ugly side of business in tech and the giants in the industry are usually the primary targets.

Google Acquiring Flight Info Provider ITA Software

Friday, July 2nd, 2010
It seems that Google is trying to become everything. When it started as an online search company, that was all that Google was known for then. But fast forward into the resent and you find Google as a company that tries to get its hands into almost everything encompassing several industry sectors. Google has delved into various things other than merely online search. It has since developed its own open source OS f