Posts Tagged: "acquisitions"

Blockbuster Dish Network

Dish Network Just Bought Blockbuster For $228 Million

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Dish Network just bought Blockbuster for $228 million in cash.  We can only assume that DirectTV is laughing their asses off, all the while scratching their heads. What the hell does Dish plan to do with 1,700 retail locations?  There’s no way they could break even on the investment by...

Siri Search App

Apple Acquires Search App Maker Siri, Suri Cruise Remains With father Tom


Apple’s gobbling up tech start-ups like there’s no tomorrow. Their latest acquisition (of an undisclosed sum) is Siri, whose virtual assistant app lets you find nearby restaurants and shops with voice recognition technology. In terms of why Apple bought them — Apple doesn’t have a native  application with this sort...