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Yeah, but we have good examples of companies that was acquired by
others too and continue working. Facebook acquired instagram and
whatsapp and these two apps are still existing. Microsoft (the one
about we are speaking) acquired github and it is working fine,
same about skype. Oracle acquired sum microsystems and Java still
El 28/04/2021 a las 16:58, Hope
Here are some good examples of acquisitions that resulted in
shutdowns. Twitter acquired a blogging platform in 2012.
They shut it down a year later.
Twitter did the same with Vine, which was a video sharing app.
They acquired it in 2013.
It took about 3 years, but what was left of Vine still got
On 4/28/2021 6:48 AM, Gene wrote:
Your assumption is unsupported. As was said here by
another member,, Microsoft bought the company for its
speech recognition software. Microsoft has ;purchased
companies before to aquire software they want to further
develop and integrate into Windows.
You seem to assume that most acquisitions are for
suppression. While I would think some are to eliminate
competition, that can hardly be assumed.
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 5:18 AM
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Probably doesn't do any development at all. Most likely
will be just a patent troll.
On 4/28/2021 1:43 AM,
zvonimir stanečić, 9a5dsz wrote:
Microsoft bought Nuance, and cerence is a new
company, which develops all old good nuance
products, including text to speech synthesizers
like vocalizer and eloquence.