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Microsoft’s Acquisition of Medstory

Microsoft announced that it has agreed to acquire Medstory Inc. This company develops intelligent Web search technology specifically for health information. The acquisition represents a strategic move for Microsoft in the consumer health search arena and signals a long-term commitment toward the development of a broader consumer health strategy. Medstory employees will join the Health […]

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eBay Acquires StumbleUpon

While reading the finance page from Yahoo! I saw a very interesting article about that eBay acquired StumbleUpon for approximately $75 million. eBay wants new communities that are based on commerce and sustained by trust, and StumbleUpon is the right community for that. I cannot disagree. StumbleUpon is most advertised by word-of-mouth and is growing […]