Tech Acquisitions and Mergers Quiz 2019

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1. X announced in November that it will acquire Honey Science Corporation – best known as the maker of the popular deal-finding browser add-on Honey – for $4 billion, making it X’s largest acquisition. Identify X.

Answer – PayPal

 

2. Which popular digital fitness trackers company has been announced to be acquired by Google in early 2020 for $2.1 billion?

Answer – Fitbit

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3. Which New York-based startup focuses on developing a ‘brain-computer interface’ via a proprietary software platform and wristband and is a technology that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has signaled a keen interest in over the past couple of years?

Answer – CTRL-labs 

 

4. X owned GitHub announced in September that it is acquiring Y– a San Francisco-based startup which has built an analytics tool for software development process management – for an undisclosed fee.  Name X and Y.

Answer – X = Microsoft and Y = Semmle 

 

5. Which Mountain View-based startup will join the new McDonald’s Global Technology team, called McD Tech Labs, based in Silicon Valley?

Answer – Apprente

 

6. Name the cloud migration specialist which was announced to be acquired by tech-giant Microsoft in September for an undisclosed amount.

Answer – Movere

7. In January 2020, Zomato has acquired the Indian operations of which food delivery biz?

Answer – Uber Eats

 

8. In February, Twilio announced the completion of its acquisition of the leading email API platform, at around $3 billion. Which platform I am talking about?

Answer – Sendgrid

 

9. The motive behind this deal was straightforward – buyout rivals in geography, in other words, buy dominance in geography. A ride-hailing major cracked this deal by buying out its middle east rival. Which deal has been discussed in the above line?

Answer – Uber acquired Careem

 

10. Rollout and Electric cloud were acquired by which enterprise continuous delivery specialist in 2019?

Answer – CloudBees

 

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