Biggest tech acquisitions as of now

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Facebook purchased whatsApp for nearly $19 billion and this is considered as the biggest acquisition ever in technology.

In this backdrop we've collected some notable deals happened in IT field:

  • Hewlett-Packard buys Compaq for $25 billion in September 2001.
  • Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in August 2011.
  • Hewlett-Packard buys Autonomy for for $10.24 billion in August 2011.
  • Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion in May 2011.
  • Oracle buys Sun for $7.4 billion in April 2009.
  • Microsoft buys Nokia for $7.2 billion in September 2013.
  • Google buys YouTube for $7.2 billion in October 2006.
  • eBay buys PayPal for$1.5 billion in June 2002.
  • Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion In May 2013.
  • Facebook buys Instagram for $1 billion in April 2012.

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