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Facebook acquires Moves, a fitness tracking app

Moves is a fitness tracking app that has seen success in both app store. It reportedly has been downloaded over 4 million times and has a four star rating (Five being the highest). 159 more words

GE in Talks to Buy Alstom

General Electric Co. (GE) is in talks to buy Alstom SA (ALO), the French builder of trains and power plants, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what would be GE’s biggest acquisition ever. 12 more words

Business

Zimmer to Acquire Biomet

Medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc said it would buy orthopedic products company Biomet Inc in a deal valued at about $13.35 billion to broaden its portfolio of products that treat bone and…….Read more!

Business

Chocolat Frey in North America. Sweet works/Oak Leaf

The swiss company Chocolat Frey (I posted about it in the past) has recently acquired Sweetworks. I also posted about this American company which owns well-known brands such as Oak Leaf (located in Canada) and Niagara Chocolates. 106 more words

Market & Fairs

The Ed-Tech Market Heats Up

The Ed-Tech* market has recently been heating up due to recent large-scale acquisitions. One of these recent acquisitions, Hellman & Friedman’s acquiring Renaissance Learning, topped $US 1 Billion. 242 more words

EdTech

Etsy buys tech marketplace Grand St. as IPO whispers grow

Etsy is acquiring creative gadget shop Grand St. for an undisclosed sum, the firm announced today.

Grand St., which raised $1.3 million in April 2013, has spent the past two years evolving from a standard ecommerce shop  350 more words

Business

Three Ways Amazon Will Change Comics Forever

When everyone’s favorite e-book company purchased everyone’s favorite e-comic book company, comics finally took the giant step forward we’ve been threatened with for years.

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Publishing