Crunch Report | Intel Acquires Mobileye

Today’s Stories Intel buys Mobileye in $ 15.3B deal, moves its automotive unit to Israel Pandora’s on-demand music service finally arrives Facebook tells developers to not use data for surveillance YouTube launches Uptime, an experimental app for watching videos with friends New iPad models being tested around Cupertino, logs show Credits Written and Hosted by: Anthony Ha Filmed… Read More

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Incipio acquires Griffin, adding yet another accessory maker to its portfolio

usb-c_brkawy_3step_3 Incipio just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Shortly after after announcing that it had acquired up budget headphone maker Skullcandy, the Irvine-based accessories conglomerate has picked up Griffin for an undisclosed amount. The Nashville mobile peripheral manufacturer will join an sizable brand portfolio that already includes Incase, Braven, ClamCase and Incipio’s own titular… Read More

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Router Company Luma Acquires A Smart Home Security Provider

numa_standard_1024x1024 As routers get smarter we will expect them to do amazing things: protect our networks, filter bad stuff, and even make margaritas. But Luma, the fan favorite Wi-Fi router has bought Nodal Industries to help your router protect your home. Created by Marcus Eagan and Bruce Kleinman, Nodal raised $ 200,000 from 500 Startups and others before selling to Luma for an undisclosed sum. The team uses… Read More

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Intel Acquires German Drone Startup Ascending Technologies

Intel-acquires-drone-developer-Ascending-Technologies Intel has made yet another hardware acquisition to build up its business of integrating its processors and RealSense imaging technology into the next wave of connected devices beyond PCs. Today the company announced it has purchased Ascending Technologies, a Germany-based startup that makes small drones and the software used to fly them. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed… Read More

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Eyefi Acquires OkDoThis To Creatively Challenge And Inspire Photographers

eyefiokdothis Eyefi, the makers of cloud-connected mobile SD cards for photographers, has today announced the acquisition of OkDoThis. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. OkDoThis is an app that launched back in the summer of 2014 that was meant to inspire photographers to take creative pictures through challenges. The challenges on the platform are posted by the community, and could sound… Read More

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