Microsoft Buys Ray Ozzie’s Communications Startup Talko, Team Will Join Skype

 Microsoft is buying Talko, the mobile messaging startup founded by Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s former Chief Software Architect until 2010. The company says today the acquisition, whose terms were not disclosed, involves the Talko technology and the team. Talko employees will now join… Continue Reading

Perk.com Buys Corona Labs For $2.3 Million, Will Combine Cross-Platform App Development With A Rewards Platform

 Mobile rewards platform maker Perk.com, which makes apps that reward you for watching TV, unlocking your phone, online shopping, surfing the web and more, announced this morning its plans to acquire the mobile app development platform Corona Labs for a total of… Continue Reading

Google Buys Bebop And Names Diane Greene To Lead Enterprise Cloud Effort

 In a surprise move today, Google announced it was buying enterprise development platform startup bebop and making its founder, Diane Greene head of Google’s enterprise cloud business. Greene boasts an impressive background as one one of the co-founders and former CEO at VMware. Her company… Continue Reading