5 Biggest Acquisitions done by Google

5 Biggest Acquisitions done by Google

Android OS acquisition in 2005 by Google for $50 million

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It is one of the most popular operating systems and it has changed mobile computing completely. Google has acquired Android back in 2005. As per Google, it is one of the best purchases Google have ever made.

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Youtube in 2006 for $1.65 billion

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This is the second most successful product Google bought. It was founded in 2005 and soon taken over by Google. It has changed the way how people watch videos on mobile phones.

DoubleClick in 2007 for $3.1 billion

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This is the product which changed how advertising works on the internet. Google has acquired it for $3.1 billion in 2007.

Admob in 2009 for $750 million

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Admob is acquired by Google in 2009 for $ 750 million. Google started a mobile advertisement business with this. Apple was in the race to buy this but Google completed deal successfully.

Google Announces acquisition of Fitbit in $2.1 billion

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Wearables brand Fitbit is now a Google company after the recent $2.1 billion acquisition. This is expected to help Google step into the wearables market with fitness bands or smartwatches.