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CreativeLive Has Been Acquired by Fiverr

Fiverr has announced that it has acquired Seattle-based CreativeLive which was one of the first major online learning platforms that exploded in popularity in a few years after its launch in 2010.

Camera Review Site Imaging Resource Acquired by Madavor Media

After announcing that the publication would be closing down last October, photo industry mainstay Imaging Resource revealed today that they have been acquired by Madavor Media: the publisher of Outdoor Photographer, Digital Photo Pro, Digital Photo Magazine, and others.

Meyer Optik Görlitz is Back from the Dead with a New Owner

After years of running hugely successful Kickstarter campaigns but widely failing to deliver on its promises, net SE (the company behind the revivals of Meyer Optik Görlitz and other vintage brands) filed for bankruptcy this year. Now a German company called OPC Optics has announced that it has acquired the rights to the Meyer Optik Görlitz brand and will be bringing it back to the market.

Flickr Has Been Acquired by SmugMug

Huge news in the photo sharing world today: SmugMug just announced that it has acquired Flickr from Yahoo, which was itself acquired by Verizon last year. This deal "will create the most influential photography community in the world," SmugMug says.

DxO Buys Nik Collection from Google, Will Resume Development

The popular Nik Collection of photo editing software will live on. Just months after Google said that it was abandoning the brand and ending development, DxO has just announced that it has acquired Nik Collection from Google and will continue development "for the benefit of the photographer community."

Lexar Has Been Acquired by a Chinese Flash Storage Company

Back in June, Micron announced that it would be discontinuing its Lexar retail removable storage business, which makes memory cards used by photographers around the world. But now it looks like the Lexar brand will live on: it has been acquired by the Chinese flash storage company Longsys.

Not a ‘Sell Out’: Casey Neistat Explains Why He Sold Beme to CNN

The news that Casey Neistat and his team at Beme was going to be joining CNN to do ... something? ... and that this acquisition cost CNN a reported $25 million has been met with mixed reactions. Here to set the record straight on a few FAQs about the deal is Neistat himself.

Ricoh Acquires Eyefi’s Cloud Service

Ricoh has announced that it's acquiring Eyefi's Cloud service, the photo hosting product that was launched in April 2014. Eyefi will continue to own and sell its Wi-Fi-enabled SD memory cards, now called the Mobi Pro, which it has long been known for.

Calumet and Bowens Acquired: New Owner Plans New Stores

The European investment group AURELIUS announced today that it has acquired Calumet Photographic and Bowens Lighting, two well known brands in the world of photography. The sale will allow Calumet to expand its retail stores in new cities in Europe.

Corbis Images Sold by Bill Gates to Visual China Group

One of the largest photo collections in the world was just sold. Corbis, which is owned by Bill Gates, has sold off its images business to Visual China Group, China's equivalent of Getty Images. VCG is the same company that led a $13 million investment in 500px in 2015, and which is partnering with 500px to expand into China.