List of Companies acquired by Apple

Source CBinsights — Most Expensive Acquisitions

This list is intended to be a supportive document for the research on The Smart Cities.

May 14, 2020 NextVR, Virtual reality events — $100 Million

March 31, 2020 Dark Sky, Weather forecasting — Undisclosed

January 15, 2020 Xnor.ai, Edge computing, A.I — $200 Million

April 3, 2020 Voysis A.I and voice assistant , Ireland — Undisclosed

March 21, 2019 Stamplay Backend, workflow development Italy — $5,6 Million

December 12, 2019 Spectral Edge, Low-light photography UK

October 3, 2019, IKinema, Motion capture United Kingdom — Undisclosed

June 25, 2019 Drive.ai, Autonomous vehicles — Undisclosed

July 25, 2019 Intel’s smartphone modem business, Smartphone — UK — $1 Billion

December 7, 2018 Platoon, Artist development — UK — Undisclosed

October 11, 2018 Dialog Semiconductor, Chip development — UK — $600 Million

September 24, 2018 Shazam, Music&Image recognition — UK — $400 Million

August 29, 2018 Akonia Holographics Lenses for A.R glasses — Undisclosed

March 12, 2018 Texture, Digital magazine subscription service — Undisclosed

January 2, 2018 Buddybuild, Continuous integration, debugging, and testing for mobile apps -Canada — Undisclosed

2018 Silk Labs, Artificial Intelligence, home monitoring — Undisclosed

January 2018 Silicon Valley Data Science, Data science — Undisclosed

2018 Laserlike, Machine learning — Undisclosed

2018 Tueo Health, Asthma monitoring — Undisclosed

December 5, 2017 Pop Up Archive tools for searching digital spoken words — Undisclosed

December 2017 Spektral Computer vision, real-time editing — Denmark — $30 Million

November 9, 2017 InVisage Technologies Quantum dot-based image sensors — Undisclosed

October 2017 init.ai Messaging assistant United States — Undisclosed

October 2017 PowerbyProxi Wireless charging New Zealand — Undisclosed

September 29, 2017 Regaind, Computer vision France — Undisclosed

September 22, 2017 Vrvana, Augmented reality head-mounted display — Canada $30 Million

June 16, 2017 SensoMotoric Instruments, Eye tracking HW+SW, Germany — Undisclosed

May 13, 2017 Lattice Data, Artificial intelligence — $200 Million

May 8, 2017 Beddit, Sleep tracking hardware — Finland — Undisclosed

March 23, 2017 Workflow, Automation and scripting app — Undisclosed

December 1, 2016 Indoor.io, Indoor mapping and navigation — Finland — Undisclosed

September 22, 2016 Tuplejump, Machine learning — India — Undisclosed

August 22, 2016 Gliimpse, Personal health info collection company — Undisclosed

August 5, 2016 Turi, Machine learning — $200 Million

February 3, 2016 LegbaCore, Platform security — Undisclosed

January 29, 2016 Flyby Media, Augmented reality — Undisclosed

January 28, 2016 LearnSprout, Education technology Classroom — Undisclosed

January 7, 2016 Emotient, Emotion recognition — Undisclosed

November 2015 Faceshift, Realtime Motion Capture — Switzerland — Undisclosed

September 2015 Mapsense Mapping visualization and data collection +/- $30 Million

September 2015 VocalIQ Speech technology — UK — Undisclosed

September 2015 Perceptio, Machine learning, Image recognition — Undisclosed

May 2015 Metaio, Augmented reality — Germany — Undisclosed

April 14, 2015 LinX Camera — Israel — $20 Million

April 2015 Coherent Navigation GPS — Undisclosed

March 24, 2015 FoundationDB, Database — Undisclosed

January 21, 2015 Semetric, Music analytics UK — $50 Million

January 2015 Camel Audio, Audio plug-ins and sound libraries — UK — Undisclosed

September 23, 2014 Prss, Digital magazine — Netherlands — Undisclosed

August 1, 2014 Beats Electronics, Headphones, music streaming (Beats Music) — $3 Billion

June 29, 2014 Swell, Music streaming — $30 Million

June 29, 2014 BookLamp, Book analytics — Undisclosed

June 6, 2014 Spotsetter, Social search engine — Undisclosed

May 2, 2014 LuxVue Technology, microLED displays — Undisclosed

February 21, 2014 Burstly, Software testing — Undisclosed

January 4, 2014 SnappyLabs, Photography software — Undisclosed

2014 Dryft, On-Screen Keyboard — Undisclosed

December 23, 2013 BroadMap — Undisclosed

December 23, 2013 Catch.com, Software — Undisclosed

December 2, 2013 Topsy, Analytics — $200 Million

December 2013 Acunu, Database analytics — Undisclosed

November 24, 2013 PrimeSense, Structured-light 3D scanners — Israel —$360 Million

October 3, 2013 Cue, Personal assistant — $50 Million

August 28, 2013 AlgoTrim, Mobile data compression — Sweden — Undisclosed

August 22, 2013 Embark, Maps — Undisclosed

August 13, 2013 Matcha, Media discovery app — Undisclosed

August 1, 2013 Passif Semiconductor, Semiconductors — Undisclosed

July 19, 2013 Locationary, Maps — Canada — Undisclosed

July 19, 2013 HopStop.com, Maps — Undisclosed

March 23, 2013 WiFiSlam, Indoor location — $20 Million

2013 Novauris Technologies, Speech recognition UK — Undisclosed

2013 OttoCat, Search engine — Undisclosed

September 27, 2012 Particle, HTML5 Web app firm — Undisclosed

July 27, 2012 AuthenTec, PC and mobile security products — $356 Million

June 2, 2012 Redmatica, Audio — Italy — Undisclosed

February 23, 2012 Chomp, App search engine — $50 Million

December 20, 2011 Anobit, Flash memory — Israel — $500 Million

August 1, 2011 C3 Technologies, 3D mapping — Sweden — $267 Million

September 20, 2010 Polar Rose, Facial recognition — Sweden — $29 Million

September 14, 2010 IMSense, High-dynamic-range (HDR) photography — UK — Undisclosed

July 14, 2010 Poly9, Web-based mapping Canada — Undisclosed

May 10, 2010 Gipsy Moth Studios, Application Regionalization Firm — $121 Million

April 27, 2010 Intrinsity, Semiconductors — $121 Million

April 27, 2010 Siri, Voice control software

January 5, 2010 Quattro Wireless, Mobile advertising — $275 Million

December 4, 2009 Lala.com, Music streaming — $17 Million

July 7, 2009 Placebase, Maps — Undisclosed

April 24, 2008 P.A. Semi, Semiconductors — $278Million

December 4, 2006 Proximity, Software — Australia — Undisclosed

October 16, 2006 Silicon Color, Software — Undisclosed

April 2005 FingerWorks, Gesture recognition company — Undisclosed

March, 2005 SchemaSoft, Software — Canada — Undisclosed

July 1, 2002 Emagic, Music production software — Germany — $30 Million

June 21, 2002 Prismo Graphics, Special-effects titling software for video — $20 Million

June 20, 2002 Propel Software, internet and network optimization — Undisclosed

June 11, 2002 Silicon Grail Corp-Chalice, Digital effects software — $20 Million

April 4, 2002 Zayante, FireWire chips,and software — $13 Million

February 1, 2002 Nothing Real, Special effects software — $15 Million

December 31, 2001 PowerSchool, Online info systems services — $66,1 Million

July 9, 2001 Spruce Technologies, Graphics software — $14,9 Million

May 11, 2001 Bluebuzz, Internet service provider (ISP) — Undisclosed

Early 2001 Bluefish Labs, Productivity software — Undisclosed

April 11, 2000 Astarte-DVD Authoring Software, Software — Germany — Undisclosed

January 7, 2000 NetSelector, Internet software — Undisclosed

October 2000 SoundJam MP, Software — Undisclosed

November 3, 1999 Raycer Graphics, Computer graphic chips — $15 Million

January 8, 1999 Xemplar Education, Software — United Kingdom — $4,9 Million

September 2, 1997 Power Computing Corporation, Macintosh clones — $110 Million

February 7, 1997 NeXT, Unix-like hardware and software platform — $404 Million

January 3, 1989 Coral Software, Computer software — Undisclosed

July 11, 1988 Nashoba Systems, Computer software — Undisclosed

June 27, 1988 Styleware, Computer software — Undisclosed

June 7, 1988 Orion Network Systems, Computer Software — Undisclosed

March 2, 1988 Network Innovations, Software –Undisclosed

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