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Walmart's lab adds to its mobile mojo with Stylr buy

Wal-Mart's innovation lab--@WalmartLabs--is buying Stylr, a mobile app that enables shoppers to find clothes in nearby stores, for an undisclosed consideration. This marks the 13th acquisition by the retailer's technology lab in the past three years.

Report: Sprint, T-Mobile US close to $31B merger deal

Following last month's report that Deutsche Telekom had accepted Softbank's offer to buy T-Mobile US comes word that Softbank's U.S. carrier Sprint is finalizing details of a merger with T-Mobile.

Apple in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2B

Apple is in talks to buy Beats Electronics, a maker of headphones and provider of a music streaming service, for a reported $3.2 billion, making it the largest acquisition in Apple's history, the  New York Times  reports, citing sources familiar with the negotiations.

Intralinks bags DocTrackr IRM service

Intralinks purchased IRM vendor DocTrackr last week, perhaps beating Box to the punch.

Facebook's dodgy privacy record prompts FTC warning over WhatsApp buy

Facebook's dodgy privacy record has prompted the Federal Trade Commission to take the extraordinary step of warning the social media giant about its proposed $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp.

Lithium makes Klout purchase official

Lithium made the Klout purchase official last week.

Did Dropbox just buy a collaboration solution?

Dropbox has reportedly bought a collaboration solution, which if successfully baked into their sync and share tool, could make them much more formidable competition for Box.

The big surprise is Jive is still independent

Jive has reportedly gone looking for a buyer and found nobody is really interested.

Enterprises look to one operator to provide both mobile, fixed-line services

Enterprises are increasingly looking for one carrier to provide both mobile and fixed-line telecommunication services--traditional services such as telephony and advanced services such as unified communications, observes John Delaney, associate vice president for mobility at IDC Research.

Spotlight: Sprinklr acquires Dachis Group

Sprinklr announced it had purchased the Dachis Group last week.