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
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
Amazon.com buys CustomFlix.com
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