Twitter is planning to introduce Instagram-like photo filters to its suite of mobile apps in the "coming months" that will allow users, and more importantly brands, tweet stylised images directly to the service and bypass Instagram.
Microsoft is reportedly in acquisition talks with enterprise communication service Yammer, with sources close to the matter stating that such a deal may cost Microsoft more than $1 billion, that's according to Bloomberg.
Google has today announced that they've entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Motorola Mobility for €8.73 billion ($12.5 billion). If approved, this would be Google's largest ever acquisition, four times that of the $3.1 billion paid for DoubleClick in March 2008.
Tony Bates, CEO of Skype, has confirmed in a blog post on the Skype website that Microsoft will acquire the internet voice and video phone service for $8.5 billion. When the acquisition is complete, Skype will become a new business division of Microsoft.
Yahoo!’s once seemingly ill-fated social bookmarking service Delicious has been sold to YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen for an undisclosed sum. Delicious will now fold into a newly created internet company AVOS.