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Confirmed: Google Grabs Meebo

As tipped by Liz Gannes last month, Google has indeed acquired Meebo, which in its current incarnation is making tools that allows users to create interest profiles and publishers to increase user engagement. The price was not revealed, but was reportedly in the $100 million neighborhood. The Meebo team will be folded into the ever-growing Google+ social structure.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus