Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio

metaio-junaio Apple has acquired Metaio, a bootstrapped augmented reality startup that launched way back in 2003 as an offshoot of a project at Volkswagon. The company’s site said it stopped taking new customers, and now a legal document shows Apple has bought it. The document confirms a transfer of shares of the startup to Apple. When asked by TechCrunch, Apple responded with its standard reply it… Read More

Slack Has Seen 8-10 Acquisition Offers So Far

recode - stewart butterfield Speaking onstage at the Code conference, Stewart Butterfield, CEO of work collaboration startup Slack which launched two years ago, fielded a question about his company being a prime acquisition target at a time when valuations are high. Slack’s most recent funding valued it at $2.8 billion. Read More