Montreal’s Parta to acquire Toronto firm MThrty

Montreal's Parta Dialogue is expanding its global social media empire by making an offer to acquire M Thirty Communications Inc. of Toronto.The proposed deal would see TSX Venture listed Partabuy MThirty for aprice

Published on: August 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Rebellion Media acquires Jingu Apps

Rebellion Media of Waterloo, Ont. has purchased Toronto-based Jingu Apps Inc. in an all-Canadian acquisition deal.No financial terms were disclosed. Rebellion Media's integrated digital media platform, TRACE, powersWebsites and mobile applications in the

Published on: July 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Facebook acquires talent from Vancouver’s Acrylic Software

The founder of Vancouver startup Acrylic Software “likes” Facebook Inc. so much that he's leaving Canada to work for the social media giant at its headquarters in San Francisco.In a blog posting, Dustin

Published on: July 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff to buy Buddy Media for $689 million is acquiring social media marketing firm Buddy Media in a US$689 million cash and stock deal, the companies announced Monday. The transaction is expected to close in's third fiscal quarter, which

Published on: June 4th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus

CNN close to acquiring Mashable: blogger

The blogosphere is buzzing with rumours that social media news site Mashable will be acquired soon by Time Warner's CNN division.Reuters blogger Felix Salmon wrote late Sundaythat the deal willlikely be announced on

Published on: March 12th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ericsson to buy Ottawa-based BelAir Networks

LM Ericsson has entered into an agreement to buy privately held BelAir Networks, an Ottawa maker of carrier Wi-Fi network equipment, as operators get increasingly interested in using Wi-Fi to offload their networks.The

Published on: February 21st, 2012

Video Rewind: Motorola’s first Android 2.0 device

Google may have spent $12.5 billion to acquire Motorola Mobility on Monday, but the end result might not make that much difference to end users of Motorola phones. The phone maker had already

Published on: August 16th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Google acquires Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion

Google has entered into an agreement to acquire the mobile phone maker Motorola Mobility for about US$12.5 billion, the company said on Monday.Google has offered about $40 per share in cash, a premium

Published on: August 15th, 2011 Mikael Ricknas and Brad Reed

Trend Micro fortifies mobile security with acquisition

Trend Micro announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mobile Armor--a company that specializes in endpoint data protection. The move strengthens Trend Micro's data protection capabilities and positions it to

Published on: November 30th, 2010 Tony Bradley