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January 8, 2013: 10:19 AM ET

Illumina (Nasdaq: ILMN) has agreed to acquire Verinata Health Inc., a San Carlos, Calif.-based maternal and fetal healthcare company whose first product is a non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test. The deal is valued at $350 million, plus up to another $100 million in milestone-based payments. Verinata Health in 2011 raised a $46.5 million Series C round from Mohr Davidow Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures and Alloy Ventures. In other Illumina news, the company is no longer an acquisition target of Roche, according to a Swiss newspaper interview with Roche chairman Franz Humer. Roche had previously engaged in a $6.7 billion hostile takeover attempt for Illumina. www.illumina.com

EagleView Technologies, a Bothell, Wash.–based provider of automated 3D measurement technologies and analysis solutions, has acquired Pictometry International, a Rochester, N.Y.–based provider of geo-referenced aerial image capture and visual-centric data analytics. No pricing terms of the all-stock deal were disclosed. Pictometry shareholders include Spectrum Equity Investors. www.eagleview.com

InMobi, an India-based mobile advertising network, has acquired Overlay Media, a UK-based provider of context aware computing solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. InMobi has raised around $215 million in private equity funding from Softbank, Sherpalo Ventures and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. www.inmobi.com

Matomy Media Group, an Israeli digital media agency has acquired New York-based digital media agency MediaWhiz for an undisclosed amount. Q Advisors managed the process. www.matomy.com

Quantcast, a San Francisco-based online analytics company, has acquired Seattle-based ad tech startup MakeGood, according to TechCrunch. No financial terms were disclosed. Quantcast has raised over $53 million in VC funding from Founders Fund, Revolution Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners, Cisco Systems and Glynn Capital Management. www.quantcast.com

Sony Corp. is considering a sale of its battery business, according to a Reuters interview with the company's CEO. www.sony.com

Totsy, a flash sales site for mothers, has acquired the assets of Mamasource, a daily deals site for mothers. No financial terms were disclosed. Totsy has raised over $23 million in VC funding from Rho Ventures and DFJ Gotham. Mamasource backers included Shasta Ventures and Tugboat Ventures. www.totsy.com

Teakwood Capital has sold The Whitley Printing Group, an Austin, Texas-based commercial printer, to an unidentified commercial printer. No financial terms were disclosed. www.whitleyco.com

ZEFR (f.k.a. MovieClips) has acquired Pipewave, a Los Angeles-based online video marketing and optimization startup. No financial terms were disclosed. ZEFR has raised over $28 million in VC funding from U.S. Venture Partners, MK Capital, Shasta Ventures, SoftTech VC, First Round Capital, Richmond Park Partners. www.zefrinc.com

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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