verb (used with object), ac·quired, ac·quir·ing.
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We write “for now” because TikTok’s parent ByteDance has also quietly acquired assets for music creation, so maybe we should watch this space.Snap acquired Voisey, an app to create music tracks overlaying your own vocals|Ingrid Lunden|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
McCarthyFinch CEO and co-founder Whitehouse says the startup was considering whether to raise more money or look at being acquired earlier this year when Onit made its interest known.Onit acquires legal startup McCarthyFinch to inject AI into legal workflows|Ron Miller|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
We need to transform how people acquire skills and how businesses evaluate and hire employees.Charles Koch: Partisan politics don’t work. It’s time for a new way|jakemeth|November 19, 2020|Fortune
The app was shuttered in 2014 after being acquired by Google.
Heyday both launches and acquires brands that list on marketplaces.Investors are betting that the next Warby Parker will spring from Amazon|Lucinda Shen|November 18, 2020|Fortune
Facebook, in effect, already is selling the businesses it acquires to others.
Wes acquires a hat, ring, heart stones, flowers, his baby blanket, a cloth angel, photographs.
And there is no question that once he acquires it, history shifts immediately.
That imbalance will continue even if and when Iran acquires nuclear capability.
In his commentary, Hondros offered a wrenching assessment of war—and one that acquires a bitter poignancy following his death.
Number is intellectual evidence belonging to man alone; by it he acquires knowledge of the Word.The Works of Honor de Balzac|Honor de Balzac
It is in the course of actual service, and in no other way, that he acquires his professional fitness for commanding fleets.Practical Essays|Alexander Bain
This name was used for the tail of the larval ray when it acquires median fin-folds.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
Should she toil on for ever, she cannot possess what she acquires, nor lay out the smallest part of it, without another's leave.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
There it acquires a strong mouldy smell, which, indeed, goes off in some degree by exposure to the air.Austria|Frederick Shoberl