Breaking News-GoDaddy Acquires Ronin, an online invoicing company

GoDaddy, the worldโ€™s largest domain name Web hosting and new SSL certificate provider, announced today the acquisition of Ronin, an online invoicing company. The acquisition, which was completely under the radar since April, has been fully integrated into GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping in order to help small business owners simplify and organize their finances and get … Read more

Page.ly Acquires Competitor BlogDroid

Page.ly, a managed WordPress hosting company, announced the acquisition of competing service BlogDroid in an all cash deal* with the goal to diversify their customer profile. During the transition, Page.ly will manage the BlogDroid domain name and move customers from the existing BlogDroid infrastructure to their hosting platform. BlogDroid customers will immediately benefit from Page.lyโ€™s … Read more

360 Vantage Acquired By IMS Health

Earlier today, IMS Health, a healthcare company with the goal of improving patient care through the information and technology services, announced their acquisition of 360 Vantage, a Chandler-based developer of cloud-based mobile sales and marketing systems. IMS clarified their new goal in their press release โ€œto further extend its commercial Software-as-a-Service capabilities for life sciences … Read more

Microsoft Spends A Whopping $1.2 Billion To Acquire Yammer: The Enterprise Social Network

Earlier this month, reports came out suggesting that Microsoft was under acquisition negotiations with the enterprise social network, Yammer. Well, itโ€™s now official, but it took $1.2 billion in cash to make it happen. David Sacks the former COO of PayPal (until it was acquired by eBay) is the Founder and CEO of Yammer, Inc. … Read more