Google to Buy Nest Labs for $3.2 Billion

Google agreed to buy Nest Labs on Monday, in a $3.2 billion deal that will expand the technology giant?s portfolio of consumer goods. Nest Labs, a start-up led by former Apple engineers, has been... |
Real Ventures is About to Launch a $100 Million Fund in Canada

Real Ventures is on the verge of closing a $100 million partnership, its biggest ever, according to peHUB Canada. This will be the third fund launched by Real Ventures since its inception in 2008... | raising $75M-$86M as it goes public, breaking Boston's tech IPO dry spell

Finding someone to take care of your loved ones is an extremely stressful and anxiety-laden process. has built a successful business on making this process easier. Today the company set... |
GitHub Acquires Alum Easel, A Browser-Based Web Design Tool

GitHub has acquired Easel, a browser-based WYSIWYG web design tool that launched out of Y Combinator in 2012. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The team will join GitHub and the service will. |
Yahoo acquires Aviate, the intelligent homescreen app for Android

Onstage at CES today, Marissa Mayer announced that Yahoo had acquired Aviate, an Android app that shows users a dynamic home screen with the best apps and information it thinks they need. |
Brightcove acquires video ad 'stitching' startup Unicorn Media for $49M

Cloud video company Brightcove has acquired Unicorn Media in a deal worth $49 million, the company announced today. Brightcove is well known for its wide range of cloud-based video services... |
Who's next on Wall Street: Tech IPOs to look for in 2014

For better or worse, big e-commerce sites and huge social media apps probably won't be choking the public markets this year. Not that there won't be any making it to the New York Stock Exchange... |
Avigilon Makes $32 Million Acquisition to Close Banner Year

Vancouver-headquartered Avigilon today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the video analytics company VideoIQ for $32 million with the transaction closing in early 2014. |
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