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Top 5 tech acquisitions of 2014 so far
Top 5 tech acquisitions of 2014 so far

Tech companies have not been shy about spending big bucks on up-and-coming startups in 2014. Facebook in particular has already doled out more than $20 billion in some big-name acquisitions. Google has also had a few transactions, buying two startups for billions of dollars before selling Motorola. A fourth of the way into 2014, here are five of the biggest and most notable tech acquisitions thus far: 1. Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion In one of the biggest tech deals of all time, Facebook snatched up popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion. The deal is Facebook's largest acquisition thus far and made the company's 2012 $1 billion purchase of...

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