Archive for the 'Buy out' Category

Google To Buy Up Digg?

Rumours abound that the search giant is set to snap up Digg for $200m.

Bebo Sells To AOL: $850m

AOL will be buying social Networking site Bebo for $850m cash. Well done to all of those at Bebo, the social network that (more or less) quietly got on with building its 40 million members while the other social network shouted about what they were up to. It’s interesting that the deal is all cash, [...]

Activision Blizzard: Vivendi Games And Activision To Merge

Trusted Reviews Site Bought By IPC

Well known tech news and reviews site Trusted Reviews has just been bought by mega-publisher IPC. Terms have not been disclosed.

Lonely Planet Bought By BBC Worldwide

Big surprise today as BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, announce their purchase of Lonely Planet, the well-know publisher of travel guides. The purchase sum was not disclosed and the two founders Tony and Maureen Wheeler will retain a 25% holding in the company.

Scrum.com Bought By ESPN

ESPN tackle rugby by buying scrum.com.