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 for $600 million

June 2, 2005 – eBay acquires 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 acquires Brilliance Audio

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

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

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

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

April 1998 – Amazon purchases the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), buys

June 1999 – Amazon buys buys,, and

April 27, 1999 – Menage a trios, Amazon buys, Bibliofind (, and Musicfile ( 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