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E.W. Scripps Acquires Internet-Video News Firm Newsy for $35M

The E.W. Scripps Co., which owns 19 local TV stations and newspapers in 13 markets, has acquired digital-video news provider Newsy for $35M as part of its strategy to build a national brand, the...

www.variety.com |
Candy Crushed: IPO delayed by a game that's too successful

Candy Crush Saga is one of the biggest mobile games ever, so ubiquitous among Facebook users and mobile gamers that the company behind it has pumped the brakes on a planned initial public offering...

www.theglobeandmail.com |
OpenRoad Communications Acquires Digital Agency Mod7

OpenRoad Communications announced today that is has acquired creative agency Mod7. 18-year-old OpenRoad is one of Vancouver's largest independently owned web development firms and counts...

www.techvibes.com |
Billionaire investor Icahn steps up pressure on Apple

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Wednesday that he has filed a shareholder proposal with Apple for a much smaller stock buyback plan than he has advocated previously, as he continued to...

www.reuters.com |
Carl Icahn Files $50B Apple Share Buyback Proposal

Today Time reported that activist investor Carl Icahn filed a shareholder proposal that could press Apple to increase its share buyback program. The proposal, even if it is accepted by a majority...

www.techcrunch.com |
AppHero Acquired By Mobile App Publishing Firm Fuse Powered, Will Turn Its Attention To Ads

App discovery startup AppHero has been acquired by fellow Toronto-based company Fuse Powered, the company announced today, in a deal that will see the entire AppHero team including 19-year old...

www.techcrunch.com |
Apple Buys Topsy For A Reported $200M, Could Use Social Signals To Bolster App Store Relevance

Apple has purchased social analytics firm Topsy, which focuses on parsing data from Twitter, reports The Wall Street Journal. The deal was apparently worth 'more than $200M' according to the...

www.techcrunch.com |
Wishlist Startup, Addwish, Nabs $1.8M Seed From Sunstone Capital To Grow Its Presence In The U.S.

Tis the season for wish-lists. Addwish, a Danish startup offering online wish-list services for consumers and online businesses has closed $1.8 million in seed funding from Nordic-based early...

www.techcrunch.com |
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