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.
Since the under-40s are less white than the over-65s, this battle between generations also acquires an unmistakable racial cast.
That imbalance will continue even if and when Iran acquires nuclear capability.
This other by what seems a congenial activity, fascinating as a game of chess, acquires uncounted millions.
A fifth by the sheer hazard of a lucky "deal" acquires a fortune without work at all.
The effect of the heated air which acquires its temperature by radiation from the earth's surface is to produce the winds.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
He acquires a habit of watching and caring for others; he cannot help assuming a charge which falls in his way.Overland|John William De Forest
The student of the management of wages in a tenement-house home rapidly acquires a spirit of humility.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts