Biggest Tech Buys this week
This week is a big week in the stock market as every company wants to buy the other. I went around the net and collected for you the most interesting tech buys.
1) Twitter buys social data provider Gnip
Twitter Inc said it bought social data provider Gnip to provide enhanced data analytics capabilities to its business customers. It has not yet released the price. Gnip is said to have has partnerships with other social media companies such as Tumblr, WordPress, Foursquare, Disqus, IntenseDebate, StockTwits and GetGlue.
2) Symantec attracts activists and buyers
The sudden firing of Symantec Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Bennett last month is attracting activist investors and private equity firms to the U.S. security software maker, in a development that could potentially lead to its breakup or sale
3)BlackBerry to buy stake in healthcare IT firm
BlackBerry Ltd said on Tuesday it bought a minority stake in privately held healthcare IT firm NantHealth. This direction offers a look into the type of niche markets the smartphone maker is targeting as it attempts to engineer a turnaround after a bad year in business.
4) Zebra Tech to buy Motorola Solutions’ enterprise business
Reuters reports taht Barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc’s enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in its biggest deal ever.
Be sure to comment on any other that i have not stated and tell us what you think about them.