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  1. AlphaAtlas

    Disney Completes Fox Acquisition

    In spite of regulatory hurdles and anticompetetive accusations, The Walt Disney Company completed their acquisition of Fox yesterday. Disney themselves value the deal at about $71 Billion, and say they expect to make at least $2 billion from it by 2021. As we've noted before, the deal could have...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Supernova Buys Shadow Warrior Developer

    Flying Wild Hog released Shadow Warrior 2 back in 2016, but we haven't heard much from the series' developer since then. However, the studio just announced that they were acquired by an investment firm. Game studios don't always fare well once they're bought out, but Supernova Capital was...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Facebook Acquires Interconnect IP Provider Sonics

    Hot on the heels of Nvidia's Mellanox acquisition, EE Times reports that Facebook has acquired Sonics, a Silicon Valley-based IP provider that specializes in on-chip networking and power management. The report initially came from sources claiming "key Sonics executive members are now working for...
  4. cageymaru

    NVIDIA Acquires Mellanox for $6.9 Billion

    NVIDIA has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Mellanox for $6.9 billion. NVIDIA will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mellanox for $125 per share in cash. NVIDIA and Mellanox are both known as high performance computing (HPC) industry leaders and their products...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Acquires Indian Startup for GPU Talent

    The Times of India reports that Intel corporation acquired the Indian chip design startup Ineda Systems in an "all cash deal sealed last week" for an undisclosed amount. While Ineda seemingly specializes in low-power IoT hardware and autonomous driving technology, chipzilla is said to be more...
  6. AlphaAtlas

    Intel Allegedly Places $5.5 Billion Bid For Mellanox

    Multiple Israeli media outlets are reporting that Intel wants to acquire Mellanox, who is best know for their Infiniband and ethernet switches and network adapters. Globes claims that Intel bid "about $5.5-5.6 billion," while the Times of Israel says the bid is between $5 billion and $6 billion...
  7. Armenius

    (RUMOR) Microsoft in talks to acquire "mid-size" studio that "historically worked with PlayStation"

    Could it be Insomniac Games? I think they would be considered a large studio, though. Ready at Dawn was tossed out by others online, mentioning that the developer recently opened up a studio in Portland despite having financial issues. Would be closer to Redmond, but still 200 miles away from...
  8. cageymaru

    Logitech Is in Talks to Acquire Plantronics

    According to sources close to the deal, Logitech is in talks to purchase Plantronics as a way to diversify its business. Plantronics is a U.S. manufacturer of headsets, Bluetooth earpieces, conferencing systems, software, and more. Plantronics recently acquired Polycom for $2 billion. Logitech...
  9. cageymaru

    THQ Nordic Acquires Game Studios Coffee Stain and BugBear Entertainment

    THQ Nordic has purchased Helsinki-based independent game development studio Bugbear Entertainment. Bugbear Entertainment is known for its racing and demolition derby title Wreckfest. THQ Nordic has also acquired Coffee Stain Holding AB including 100% of its subsidiary Coffee Stain Publishing...
  10. cageymaru

    Pearl Abyss Acquires CCP Games in $425 Million Deal

    CCP Games of Iceland which created the Eve Online MMO has been acquired by South Korean developer Pearl Abyss that launched the Black Desert Online MMO for $425 million. Pearl Abyss spokesperson Robin Jung says, "The video games industry is becoming more competitive over obtaining strong IPs...
  11. cageymaru

    Logitech Purchases Blue Microphones for $117 Million

    Logitech has agreed to purchase Blue Microphones for $117 Million. Blue Microphones makes some of the more popular podcast, live-stream, and studio quality microphones which range from $60 - $4,000. They also sell headphones and have setup guides for starting your first Twitch streaming rig...
  12. DooKey

    Twitter Smytes Customers

    Twitter just acquired Smyte, a startup that provides anti-abuse and anti-fraud services to its clients. Normally you would think this is a good thing because Twitter is going to use it to do the same sort of things on their platform. However, as soon as Twitter acquired Smyte they shut down the...
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