Recent Tech Acquisitions and Technology Mergers

Recent Tech Acquisitions and Technology Mergers

Top 11 Giant Tech Purchases of 2012

Here are some of the top startup purchases made by tech giants in the first half of 2012:

Yammer
Purchased by: Microsoft
Price: $1.2 Billion

Buddy Media
Purchased by: Salesforce.com
Price: $689 Million

Meebo
Purchased by: Google
Price: $100 Million

Glancee, Face.com, Instagram
Purchased by: Facebook
Price:
• Instagram: $1 Billion
• Face.com: $100 Million
• Glancee: Undisclosed Amount

Hi5
Purchased by: Tagged
Price: Undisclosed Amount

Slideshare
Purchased by: LinkedIn
Price: $119

Digg
Purchased by: LinkedIn, The Washington Post, and Betaworks
Price: $16 Million

Posterous
Purchased by: Twitter
Price: Undisclosed Amount

Vitrue
Purchased by: Oracle
Price: $300 Million

KIVA Systems
Purchased by: Amazon
Price: $775 Million

OMGPOP
Purchased by: Zynga
Price: $200 Million