Google buys this, eBay buys that…

Google Earth – Google buys ImageAmerica

July 22, 2007 – Google buys ImageAmerica

Google buys DoubleClick for $3.1billion

April 14, 2007 – Google acquires online advertising company, DoubleClick, for $3.1 billion.

HP buys LogoWorks

April 24, 2007 – Palo Alto, CA. Hewlett Packard (HP) purchases Arteis, operator of LogoWorks.

Google buys YouTube for $1.65 billion

October 9, 2006 – Mountain View, California, Google acquires San Bruno-based YouTube for $1.65 billion in an all stock transaction.

Google buys SketchUp

March 14, 2006 – Google acquires @Last, makers of SketchUp, a 3D authoring tool for designers.

eBay acquires Skype for $2.6 billion

September 12, 2005 – eBay purchases Skype for $2.6 billion

News buys MySpace for $580 millioni

July 18, 2005 – Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corp, purchases MySpace for $580m.

eBay buys Shopping.com for $600 million

June 2, 2005 – eBay acquires Shopping.com Inc for $620m

Google buy Urchin

March 29, 2005, Google buys analytics software Urchin and releases as Google Analytics.

eBay buys PayPal for $1.5 billion

July 8, 2002 – eBay completes purchase of PayPal for $1.5b

Amazon Mergers, Buys, Purchases, Acquisitions

Amazon.com acquires Brilliance Audio

May 23, 2007 – Amazon announces acquisition of audio-book publisher Brilliance Audio.

Amazon.com acquires DP Review

May 14, 2007 – Amazon acquires Digital Photography Review (www.dpreview.com), a web site for digital camera information and reviews.

Amazon.com purchases ShopBop.com

February 28, 2006 – Amazon purchases Shopbop.com, a site specializing in designer clothing and accessories.

Amazon.com buys CustomFlix.com

July 11, 2005 – Amazon buys Santa Cruz, CustomFlix Labs, company that creates DVDs on demand.

Amazon.com buys IMDb.com

April 1998 – Amazon purchases the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), www.imdb.com.

Amazon.com buys Alexa.com

June 1999 – Amazon buys Alexa.com

Amazon.com buys Exchange.com, Bibiliofind.com, and MusicFile.com

April 27, 1999 – Menage a trios, Amazon buys Exchange.com, Bibliofind (www.bibliofind.com), and Musicfile (www.musicfile.com) for $645 million.

Yahoo Mergers, Acquisitions, Buys, Purchases

Yahoo buys Zimbra

September 17, 2007 – Yahoo acquires Zimbra, creator of an innovative Ajax-based mail client that integrates email, contacts, shared calendar, search and VoIP into an incredibly cool browser-based interface. $350 million.

Yahoo purchases BuzzTracker

September 14, 2007 – Yahoo has acquired BuzzTracker, a news aggregator combining editorial judgment and algorithms taking into account how many times the story was blogged, and how recently.

Yahoo gobbles up MyBlogLog

January 8, 2007 – Yahoo! purchases MyBlogLog for $10 million.

Mergers and Acquisitions: Yahoo buys Flickr

March 20, 2005 – Yahoo! Buys Flickr

Delicious is appetizing to Yahoo

December 9, 2007 – Yahoo! purchases Del.icio.us