Tag: aquisitions

  • The Verge on Pinboard’s Acquisition of Delicious

    [Apparently Maciej acquired it for $35,000][link]. Former Delicious community manager (and fellow [waferbaby][wafer] alumni) Britta Gustafson is running [the twitter account][twitter]. [link]: https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/12/15746916/pinboard-founder-maciej-ceglowski-interview-yahoo-delicious-fandom “The founder of Pinboard on why understanding fandom is good for business – The Verge” [wafer]: https://waferbaby.com “waferbaby” [twitter]: https://twitter.com/delicious “Delicious on Twitter”

  • Marco Arment sells majority stake in Instapaper to Betaworks

    [Didn’t see that one coming][link]. I use Instapaper every single day, and I hope this keeps Instapaper around for a long time and frees up Marco to make more new stuff. From his post: >I’m happy to announce that I’ve sold a majority stake in Instapaper to Betaworks. We’ve structured the deal with Instapaper’s health…

  • Twitter Acquires Tweetie

    [It was only a matter of time before Twitter started getting to the app game.][link] Here’s to hoping Twitter doesn’t wreck my favorite client. [link]: http://blog.twitter.com/2010/04/twitter-for-iphone.html “Twitter Blog: Twitter for iPhone”

  • MSNBC.com acquires EveryBlock

    [A smart move by MSNBC, the EveryBlock guys are smart][link]. [link]: http://blog.everyblock.com/2009/aug/17/acquisition/ “MSNBC.com acquires EveryBlock / The EveryBlock Blog”

  • Facebook Acquires FriendFeed

    [Financial terms not disclosed, as usual][link]. The acquisition makes sense as Facebook has basically spent the last 6 months trying to emulate FriendFeed and Twitter. [link]: http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/08/10/facebook-acquires-friendfeed/ “Facebook Acquires FriendFeed”