Thursday, December 8, 2011

Google's 2011 Shopping list

Google has really involved itself in loads of activities this year, including buying a number of tech companies and start-ups, just so as to keep in shape with the fierce competition that the tech landscape has seen this year.

As the year is about to end we bring you list of all the companies that google has acquired in 2011.
It may not be surprising to see more additions latter in the year since things do happen fasted than you expect in the tech world.


Date of Acquisition
Company
Business
Country
Value
Used As
02011-01-13 January 13, 2011
eBook Technologies
E-book
USA
Google Books
02011-01-25 January 25, 2011
SayNow
Voice Recognition
USA
Google Voice
02011-01-26 January 26, 2011
fflick
Social networking service
USA
$&1000000001000000000000010,000,000
YouTube
02011-03-01 March 1, 2011
Zynamics
Security
GER
02011-03-07 March 7, 2011
BeatThatQuote.com
Price comparison service
UK
£37,700,000
Google Advisor
02011-03-07 March 7, 2011
Next New Networks
Online video
USA
YouTube
02011-03-16 March 16, 2011
Green Parrot Pictures
Digital video
IRL
YouTube
02011-04-08 April 8, 2011
PushLife
Service provider
CAN
$&1000000002500000000000025,000,000
02011-04-26 April 26, 2011
TalkBin
Mobile software
USA
Android
02011-05-23 May 23, 2011
Sparkbuy
Price comparison service
USA
Google Product Search
02011-06-03 June 3, 2011
PostRank
Social media analytics service
CAN
02011-06-09 June 9, 2011
Admeld
Online advertising
USA
$&10000000400000000000000400,000,000
DoubleClick, Invite Media
02011-06-18 June 18, 2011
SageTV
Media Center
USA
Google TV
02011-07-08 July 8, 2011
Punchd
Loyalty program
USA
Google Wallet
02011-07-21 July 21, 2011
Fridge
Social groups
USA
Google+
02011-07-23 July 23, 2011
PittPatt
Facial recognition system
USA
Android
02011-08-01 August 1, 2011
Dealmap
One deal a day service
USA
Google Offers
02011-08-15 August 15, 2011
Motorola Mobility
Mobile device manufacturer
USA
$&1000001250000000000000012,500,000,000
Android, Google TV
02011-09-07 September 7, 2011
Zave Networks
Digital coupons
USA
Google Offers
02011-09-08 September 8, 2011
Zagat
Restaurant reviews
USA
$&10000000151000000000000151,000,000
Google Places
02011-09-19 September 19, 2011
DailyDeal
One deal a day service
GER
$&10000000114000000000000114,000,000
Google Offers
02011-10-11 October 11, 2011
SocialGrapple
Social Media analytics service
USA
Google+
02011-11-10 November 10, 2011
Apture
Instantaneous search
USA
Google Search
02011-11-14 November 14, 2011
Katango
Social circle organization
USA
Google+


All these made up a total of 24 acquisitions for this year only and there are rumours of more to come before the end of the year.

2 comments:

Sell Used Cell Phones said...

That list is a great reference, thanks!

Johnson Azorlibu said...

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