Acquisitions

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Office Depot Shareholders Agree to Staples $6.3 Billion Buyout Offer
Acquisitions

Office Depot Shareholders Agree to Staples $6.3 Billion Buyout Offer

This takes us one step closer to an office supply megastore.
Why Techstars Acquired Startup Weekend
TechStars

Why Techstars Acquired Startup Weekend

Techstars just announced that they acquired UP Global, including the organization's Startup Weekend, Startup Week, Startup Next, and Startup Digest programs. Here's why.
Jason Saltzman
Target to Sell Its Pharmacy, Clinics Businesses to CVS for Nearly $2 Billion
Acquisitions

Target to Sell Its Pharmacy, Clinics Businesses to CVS for Nearly $2 Billion

CVS says it will acquire more than 1,660 Target pharmacies across 47 states and operate them through a store-within-a-store format.
HP Pays $100 Million to Settle Shareholder Lawsuit Over Autonomy Acquisition
Legal Issues

HP Pays $100 Million to Settle Shareholder Lawsuit Over Autonomy Acquisition

The tech company was accused of making 'false and misleading' statements about Autonomy's value.
Intel to Buy Smaller Chipmaker for $16.7 Billion
Acquisitions

Intel to Buy Smaller Chipmaker for $16.7 Billion

With the acquisition, Intel aims to to boost its data center business.
U.S. Dealmaking at Record Year-to-Date High
Mergers and Acquisitions

U.S. Dealmaking at Record Year-to-Date High

Merger and acquisition activity has been boosted by a handful of mega-deals.
5 Inspiring Multi-Million Dollar Website Sales
Acquisitions

5 Inspiring Multi-Million Dollar Website Sales

Whether you are considering starting an online business or thinking about selling your website, here are some eye-opening sales
Thomas Smale
Charter Communications to Buy Time Warner Cable for $56 Billion
Acquisitions

Charter Communications to Buy Time Warner Cable for $56 Billion

The deal combines the third and second largest U.S. cable operators to better compete against market leader Comcast Corp.
What Will AOL's Tim Armstrong Bring to Verizon?
Leadership

What Will AOL's Tim Armstrong Bring to Verizon?

Experts weigh in on what the AOL's CEO will do for the U.S. wireless carrier.
Nina Zipkin
Verizon to Buy AOL in $4.4 Billion Deal
Acquisitions

Verizon to Buy AOL in $4.4 Billion Deal

The acquisition gives the biggest U.S. wireless carrier access to AOL's mobile video platform and content including the Huffington Post news website.
Yelp Might Be Exploring a Sale
Acquisitions

Yelp Might Be Exploring a Sale

The consumer review website has put itself on the block for as much as $3.5 billion, one report says.
Looks Like Microsoft Might Consider a Bid for Salesforce.com
Acquisitions

Looks Like Microsoft Might Consider a Bid for Salesforce.com

Shares of Salesforce were briefly halted following rumors of Microsoft's intention to submit a takeover bid for the cloud software company.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
Why Google Is About to Get Even Better at Knowing Your Schedule
Acquisitions

Why Google Is About to Get Even Better at Knowing Your Schedule

The search giant's acquisition of Timeful is a play to make products such as Gmail, Calendar and Inbox more efficient at organizing and scheduling events.
Laura Entis
Salesforce May Be Up for Sale
Acquisitions

Salesforce May Be Up for Sale

The cloud computing giant is reportedly listening to takeover offers. Could Microsoft be interested?