Technology-focused news website VentureBeat searched for and found official documentation confirming 16 of the 23 companies that California-based technology giant Apple purchased in the recent past.
Apple Inc has spent nearly two times what it spent the year before on acquisition deals, deploying $525 million for these purchases last quarter, Bloomberg reported.
The rising use of mobile computing has prompted the development of fresh technology startups around the world as international entrepreneurs hope to get a share of the markets for tablets and smartphones, the Financial Times reported.
After all the speculation, denial, and rumors, Apple finally confirmed its purchase of Israeli-based 3D sensor firm, Primesense. So the question now is - what happens next? What would Apple develop next that would revolutionize technology?
According to financial newspaper Calcalist, Apple had bought Israeli chip maker PrimeSense for a USD 345 million. However, PrimeSense said it did not relate to rumors made about its customers and partners.
According to a report written in Hebrew at Calcalist, Apple acquired the company that helped develop the original Kinect of Microsoft for USD345 million.