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  • eric67rt5 eric67rt5 Oct 26, 2010 9:43 AM Flag

    Fortune mag...list of Apple aquisitions

    "For example:

    1997 Next (programming services). Value: $404 million
    1997 Power Computing (cloned computers). $100 million
    1999 Xemplar Education (software). $5 million
    1999 Raycer Graphics (graphic chips). $15 million
    2000 NetSelector (Internet software). Value: NA
    2001 Astarte (DVD authoring software). Value: NA
    2001 bluebuzz (Internet service provider). Value: NA
    2001 Source Technologies (graphics software). Value: NA
    2001 PowerSchool (online info systems services). $62 million
    2002 Nothing Real (special effects software). $15 million
    2002 Zayante (software). $13 million
    2002 Silicon Grail Corp-Chalice (digital effects software). Value: NA
    2002 Emagic (music production software). $30 million
    2002 Propel Software (software). Value: NA
    2005 Fingerworks (gesture recognition). Value: NA
    2006 Silicon Color (software). Value: NA
    2006 Proximity (software). Value: NA
    2008 P.A. Semi (semiconductors). $268 million
    2009 Placebase (maps). Value: NA
    2009 Lala (music streaming). $17 million
    2010 Quattro (mobile advertising). $275 million
    2010 Intrinsity (semiconductors). $121 million
    2010 Siri (software). Value: NA
    2010 Poly9 (Web-based mapping). Value: NA

    See? Not a Facebook, Disney or Sony among them. And the largest acquisition -- by far -- was the 1997 purchase of NeXT that brought Steve Jobs back to Apple"

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