Apple should acquire DuckDuckGo to put pressure on Google Search, analyst argues

According to Sacconaghi, Apple should acquire DuckDuckGo for around $1 billion as a way to put more pressure on Google and capture the advertising revenue that comes from the search industry. As reported by Street Insider, acquiring DuckDuckGo could serve as a “stalking horse” to pressure Google:

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Apple acquires Virtual Reality startup NextVR

Apple has acquired the Virtual Reality startup, bringing more momentum to its VR technology plans.

Tech giant Apple recently confirmed that it acquired NextVR. The Virtual Reality startup provides sports and other content for VR headsets. The new Apple acquisition helps Apple’s development of VR and AR headsets along with software and content to go with it. The startup also provides the content to several existing VR headsets. These include Facebook’s Oculus and various devices from Sony, HTC and Lenovo. Also Read – Apple working on a 10.8-inch iPad and new iPad mini models, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple has had ambitious plans for virtual reality for a while now. Hence, we heard of this deal in reports months ago. A report from 9to5mac also suggested the acquisition of NextVR was worth $100 million.

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