Google is known for its acquisitions, including the $1.65bn acquisition of Youtube in 2006. However, this time they have completely outdone themselves with their acquisition of Motorola Mobility.
Just read on 901am today that Facebook has acquired Friendfeed. The details of the transaction haven’t been given or how much the acquisition is for. The synergies for Facebook are very good and it help attract a few more users (not that they don’t have many!
In an announcement on their blog, Intense Debate stated that they have been acquired by Automattic. IntenseDebate is a comment system that enhances and encourages discussion on your blog or website. This is done via comment threading, replying via email and an ability to import and export comments.
TechCrunch reports that Google has acquired Feedburner for $100 million dollars. This is indeed a great achievement for Feedburner. For us publishers, I see a lot of good things in store…