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The Acquisitions of the Biggest Tech Companies
Did you know that big tech companies like Google or Facebook acquire promising start-ups not only to get their ideas and products, but also to take over the brilliant people that created them? For exa... mple, Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus Rift allowed them to hire John Cormack, a pioneer in 3D game programming. In 1996 Apple paid a ridiculous $429M for Next mainly to get Steve Jobs back on board! Know more of these unforgettable mergers and acquisitions at: http://comparisons.financesonline.com/comparison-of-top-tech-company-acquisitions/.
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