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South African media and internet giant Naspers acquires another 13% stake in Berlin-based food delivery firm Delivery Hero for ~€660M from Rocket Internet (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: South African media and internet giant Naspers acquires another 13% stake in Berlin-based food delivery firm Delivery Hero for ~€660M from Rocket Internet  —  Naspers, the South African media and internet giant, has upped its stake in Delivery Hero, the Berlin based food-delivery giant … … Techmeme

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Car-sharing startup Turo raises $92M Series D led by Daimler and South Korea’s SK Holdings, also acquires Daimler’s car sharing platform Croove (Alison Griswold/Quartz)

Alison Griswold / Quartz: Car-sharing startup Turo raises $ 92M Series D led by Daimler and South Korea’s SK Holdings, also acquires Daimler’s car sharing platform Croove  —  Car-sharing startup Turo has raised $ 92 million in series D funding at an undisclosed valuation, the company said today (Sept. 6). … Techmeme

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Apple Acquires Eye-Tracking Company For Virtual And Augmented Reality

Tech giant Apple has successfully procured an eye-tracking company, SensoMotoric Instruments – a firm which is beneficial for both virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications. In a statement given to Fortune, one of the Apple representatives confirmed the acquisition by stating: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time; and we generally […]

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Apple acquires German company that may hold key to AR future

Apple may have just made a key acquisition that could help the company create a truly revolutionary augmented reality headset. According to a new report, German eye-tracking company SensoMotoric Instruments has been purchased by an Apple shell company, giving the iPhone-maker access the company’s trove of patents related to eye-tracking glasses and other systems. News […]

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Technology Recovery Group Acquires Quest Integrated Solutions

CLEVELAND, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Technology Recovery Group (TRG), a TruWest Company, has acquired custom software development company Quest Integrated Solutions. Quest will relocate to TRG’s headquarters at 31390 Viking Parkway in Westlake, Ohio. Quest, formerly known as… … PR Newswire: Computer Software

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News: Apple acquires automation app Workflow

Photo: TechCrunch Apple has acquired Workflow, a popular automation tool that allows users to tie together various apps on the iOS platform to create macro-like stored procedures, TechCrunch reports. While the financial terms of the deal are not yet available, the report suggests that it was a “solid payday” for the small team of developers. […]

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Apple Acquires Popular Automation App Workflow

Apple has acquired well-known and popular automation app Workflow, reports TechCrunch. The deal was reportedly finalized today for an unspecified sum. Workflow, first released in 2014, is an automation tool that can essentially do anything. It allows users to create a variety of workflows to accomplish tasks like creating GIFs from a series of photos, […]

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IDG Contributor Network: Sage acquires Fairsail: Is this Salesforce-based strategy going to work?

A year or two ago I attended Sage’s global summit in New Orleans when the company announced its new client-side accounting software solution built upon Salesforce’s Force.com platform. Sage’s CEO, Stephen Kelly, was quick to wax poetic about how the Salesforce platform was the ideal tool on which to build a solution — pointing to […]

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Citrix acquires Unidesk for its layering technology

Citrix acquires Unidesk for its layering technology Citrix has announced that it has acquired Unidesk, a company that created layering. The technology allows for the separation of Windows applications from the operating system. The value of the acquisition was not disclosed. What we do know, however, is … Read more on Beta News