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Atlassian acquires AgileCraft for $166M

Atlassian today announced that it has acquired AgileCraft, a service that aims to give enterprises plan their strategic projects and workstreams. The service provides business leaders with additional insights into the current status of technical projects and gives them insights into the bottlenecks, risks and dependencies of these projects. Indeed, the focus of AgileCraft is ...

About.me acquired by mobile-first small business startup Broadly

Personal homepage startup About.me has been acquired. Again! The company, once bought by Aol for a reported $35 million, decided a couple years after the deal to go it alone, and spun About.me back out to become an independent company. Today, About.me announced it’s being acquired by the Oakland-based startup Broadly. About.me founder and True ...

Powtoon acquires Showbox.com to extend its video-creation platform

Powtoon, an online platform that allows its users to easily create videos for digital marketing, YouTube ads or business presentations, today announced that it has acquired Tel Aviv-based Showbox.com, a cloud-based video-editing platform for amateurs that had raised $12.4 million before this acquisition and currently holds six video technology patents. Powtoon, which says that it ...

Spotify bets big on podcasts with acquisition of Gimlet and Anchor

02.06.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Music-streaming king Spotify sees a future in podcasts. The company announced on Wednesday that it has made two huge acquisitions that firmly plant Spotify in the podcasting business. The music-streaming giant has bought Gimlet Media Inc., a popular ... ...

Adobe acquires Allegorithmic, makers of the Substance texture tools

Adobe today announced that it has acquired Allegorithmic, the French company behind the Substance tools for creating textures that are widely used by AAA game creators, as well as visual effects artists, animators and designers. Over time, Adobe will bring many of Allegorithmic’s technologies to its various Creative Cloud tools, many of which already offer ...

Apple’s latest business move hints at a Netflix-like approach with Apple Music

12.08.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

The music streaming war between Apple Music and Spotify is heating up. As part of what appears to a be series of moves to grow Apple Music, Apple has acquired Platoon, a London-based company that discovers and develops artists by giving them the reso... ...

Microsoft’s $7.5BN GitHub buy gets green-lit by EU regulators

Microsoft’s planned acquisition of ***-based code sharing and collaboration service, GitHub, has been given an unconditional greenlight from European Union regulators. The software giant announced its intention to bag GitHub back in June, saying it would shell out $7.5 billion in stock to do so. At the time it also pledged: “GitHub will retain its ...

Little Baby *** has billions of views on YouTube — and just sold for millions

09.15.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Did you know that a near hour-long collection of children’s nursery rhymes set to 3D animation is the 20th most popular YouTube video ever? The video, with over 2 billion views and counting on the site, was created by the YouTube channel Little... ...