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    Fitbit buys Twine Health in bid to become a more serious health care tool

     Fitbit’s been on a little bit of a acquisition spree over the past couple of years, as the corporate’s regarded to develop its enterprise contained in the stagnating wearables class. This morning, the maker introduced plans to choose up Twine Well being, a HIPAA-compliant, cloud-based well being administration platform. The corporate hasn’t disclosed particular numbers […]

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    SoftBank buys into Line’s mobile service in Japan

     SoftBank is partnering up with messaging app Line to assist develop its Line Cell telecom service. Line introduced that it has agreed to permit SoftBank to take a 51 % within the enterprise by way of an issuance of latest shares. The deal is anticipated to shut by March. From the paperwork, its cell enterprise […]

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    Apple buys app development service Buddybuild

     Apple continues to ramp up its efforts to court docket builders by making it simpler to create and iterate their apps for its platforms. The iPhone large has now acquired Buddybuild, a Vancouver-based app instruments startup that describes itself as “cellular iteration platform” targeted on steady integration and debugging instruments — basically giving an app improvement […]

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    Uber rival Ola buys Foodpanda India to get into food deliveries

     Ola, the Uber rival in India, is coming into the meals supply area after it introduced a deal to amass Foodpanda’s India enterprise from its mum or dad firm DeliveryHero. The deal will see Ola scoop up the Foodpanda India enterprise with DeliveryHero taking an undisclosed quantity of Ola inventory in change. Undisclosed all-stock offers […]

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    Crunch Report | Go-Jek Buys Three Startups

    Go-Jek buys three startups, the California Division of Public Well being warns in opposition to being in your cellphone for too lengthy and AOL Immediate Messenger is formally useless. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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    Equity podcast: Apple’s $400M deals, Target buys a startup and uh-oh net neutrality

     Hiya and welcome again to Fairness, TechCrunch’s enterprise capital-focused podcast the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley and myself — Alex Wilhelm — had been joined by Eric Liaw from IVP to dig by way of the pre-Christmas information. Usually, happenings are gradual this time of the 12 months. However, residing as […]

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    Go-Jek buys three startups to advance its mobile payment business

     Go-Jek, the corporate main Uber and Seize in Southeast Asia’s largest market, has bagged a hattrick of offers to advance its cell cost technique. Indonesia-based Go-Jek revealed it has acquired offline cost agency Kartuku, cost gateway Midtrans and cost and lending community Mapan for undisclosed sums. Collectively, the trio course of $5 billion in cost throughout playing cards […]