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Twitter starts talks to explore sale; Google, Salesforce potential suitors

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Struggling microblogging platform Twitter Inc. seems to have inched closer to getting acquired. The San Francisco-based company has held preliminary talks with several technology companies, including Google and Salesforce, and could soon receive a formal buyout bid, international media reports said....

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Unilever eyes Jessica Alba’s e-commerce firm The Honest Company

Consumer goods behemoth Unilever Plc is in talks to acquire consumer products startup The Honest Company, co- founded by Hollywood actress Jessica Alba, media reports said. The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter it didn’t name, that Unilever is discussing a deal a...

16 September, 2016 | More »

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Fork Media acquires majority stake in ad-tech firm Inuxu

Advertising technology firm Fork Media Pvt. Ltd has acquired a controlling stake in Inuxu Digital Media Technologies Pvt. Ltd for an undisclosed amount. Queries sent to both companies regarding the deal value did not elicit a response by the time of writing this report. The Economic Times, however, ...

12 September, 2016 | More »

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Quikr acquires Stepni, launches vehicle maintenance services

Online classifieds firm Quikr has acquired Stepni, a platform that connects vehicle owners with service providers nearest to them. The acquisition is aimed at strengthening QuikrCars, the vertical that focuses on automobiles including cars, bikes and commercial vehicles. It also opens cross-selling ...

7 September, 2016 | More »

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Voonik acquires styling and personalisation app Dekkoh

Fashion etailer Voonik has acquired styling and personalisation app Dekkoh, it said in a statement. This is the firm’s sixth acquisition in the past one year. Dekkoh is a fashion discovery platform that allows users to chat with a personal stylist to buy clothing and accessories. The company, run ...

2 September, 2016 | More »

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Chinese retailer buys Spice Group’s mobile e-commerce property Saholic

In an instance of an offline retailer buying an ecommerce property, Chinese handset retailer Beijing Digital Telecom has acquired 49% stake in Spice Online Pvt. Ltd, the online retail arm of Spice Group, according to BSE filings. Beijing Digital picked the stake through its Singapore-based subsidiar...

22 August, 2016 | More »

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Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing to acquire Uber’s local business

Uber Technologies Inc., the ride-sharing company with a reputation of slugging it out with rivals and regulators to capture market share, is giving up in China after agreeing to sell its local business to homegrown firm Didi Chuxing. The deal will end the most watched rivalry in the global cab-haili...

1 August, 2016 | More »

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Hansa Cequity acquires data analytics firm D-Square

Mumbai-based marketing analytics firm Hansa Customer Equity Pvt Ltd, or Hansa Cequity, has acquired a majority stake in data science company D-Square Solutions Pvt. Ltd. The development was first reported by Mint, citing a company statement. Queries sent to the two companies did not elicit a respons...

21 July, 2016 | More »

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Alibaba, Myntra, Snapdeal, others queue up to buy Jabong

Rocket Internet-incubated fashion e-commerce venture Jabong has re-initiated talks with a number of internet companies including Alibaba, Flipkart-owned Myntra, Aditya Birla’s e-commerce venture Abof and Snapdeal besides Future Group for a possible sale of the firm. Quoting unnamed sources clo...

4 July, 2016 | More »

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Mobikon acquires online marketing platform for restaurants MassBlurb

Digital marketing startup Mobikon Asia Pte Ltd has acquired MassBlurb, an automated online marketing platform for restaurants, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will enable Mobikon to acquire market leadership position in India with 500 restaurant brands and 1,000 outlets under its portfoli...

23 June, 2016 | More »

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