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Twitter Bought As Many Companies As Cisco In 2012

2012 was the biggest year for private tech company acquisitions since 2009.

And Twitter was totally up in it.

A new report from research firm PrivCo reveals the details.

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Rumour: Twitter Buying TweetDeck For $50 Million

Twitter is in “advanced talks” to acquire TweetDeck, the popular desktop client, for around $50 million, reports the Wall Street Journal, sourcing people “familiar with the matter”.

Back in February the blogspace was buzzing with the ‘news’ that TweetDeck was about to be purchased by Ubermedia for between $25-30 million. When Twitter turned off Ubermedia’s faucet, that story promptly disappeared.

So is this another silly rumour, or is TweetDeck really in play?

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