Biggest tech acquisitions as of now


Face book 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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