Mergers In the Valley: The Case for Google To Acquire Twitter

Large acquisitions in Silicon Valley commonly regard two things; a billion dollar price tag, and a wealth of patents exchanging hands.
However, as the entrepreneurial environment evolves, larger mergers are changing as well.
Though years in the past Intel's acquisition of software-security developer McAfee is a rare example of an established technology company purchasing another established company for their capabilities.
This is the peculiar case of Google and Twitter.