Verizon Has Acquired AOL for $4.4 Billion

It has been confirmed by Tim Armstrong on CNBC this morning that AOL has been purchased by Verizon for $50 per share or $4.4 billion. The transaction is expected to be completed this summer. AOLers…

Great Interview with Tony Fadell (Creator of the iPod) and CEO of Nest, Which Was Just Purchased by Google for $3.2 Billion

Great Interview with Tony Fadell (Creator of the iPod) and CEO of Nest, Which Was Just Purchased by Google for $3.2 Billion.

Hulu Sale Cancelled – All Current Shareholders will Stay

The Hulu sale has always been on-again and off-again. Hulu has now confirmed via their blog that they will stay with current shareholders and not sell off the company. Hulu is currently owned by 21st…

Amazon Acquire Digital Music Store Amie Street, but Good Bye Business Model

[amiestreet] Amie Street has been acquired and merged into Amazon. Amie Street allowed customers to purchase digital downloads at a price that was dependent upon the popularity of the track. Over time a lot of artists tried out the service, songs were downloaded over 10 million times.

CDBaby Sale Seems To Have Been Way To Cheap. $22m Is Crazy!!

Derek Sivers earned $22 million from the sale of CD Baby, according to an interview surfacing Thursday.  Sivers sold the company to Disc Makers in early August of this year after breaking ground in the…

Napster Open to Sale. This Was Definitely On The Cards

Napster has hinted that the company is up for sale again, saying in its response to a dissident shareholder group that the company is once again exploring possible strategic alternatives, and has retained UBS Investment…

Sony Has Agreed To Acquire Gracenote

It has been reported that Sony has agreed to acquire Gracenote for approx $260M. Gracenote provides a range of music-related solutions including MusicID, which detects which song is currently being played by an application and…