Sidecar, the Onion... who's next in weird 2016 deals?
Yesterday morning the tech world awoke to a couple of curious news items. Automaker GM has bought the assets of failed ridesharing company Sidecar. Stranger still, Spanish language broadcaster Univision has acquired a controlling stake in… The Onion.
Oh, techpocalypse. It’s going to be that kind of year.
So here they are: Pando’s predictions for 2016.
Bennigans buys Metacafe
Barnes and Noble buys Segway
Wite-Out buys Gawker
Radioshack buys Adam Sandler
Delta buys ABC’s “Last Resort”
The state of Michigan buys POGs
RIM buys Smash Mouth
Penthouse buys Upworthy
AARP buys MySpace
Sears buys The Intercept
Yahoo buys Twitter