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Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content

A deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.

Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion

The investors are expected to argue that Reebok would do better if it were managed independently

Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts

CEO Marissa Mayer will also give details of how the company is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor.

Looking to Sell Your Business? Think Like a Buyer.

The five key areas buyers are interested in when looking at a potential company to acquire.

How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition

When an acquisition occurs, there will without a doubt be nervous employees, an unavoidable side effect. But entrepreneurs can avoid mass confusion and panic by following these five tips.

How 'Happy Family' Became Healthy Baby-Food Pioneers

This organic baby food startup got acquired and took on some of the biggest players in the market.

Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition Now Has a $22 Billion Price Tag

That's about $3 billion more than when the deal was announced for $19 billion back in February.

Facebook Wins EU Approval for $19 Billion WhatsApp Bid

The landmark deal gives Facebook a strong foothold in the fast-growing mobile messaging market.

The Importance of New Blood to a Startup

Fresh staff can infuse an innovative spirit at your company -- even stir the pot. Here's how a hire can serve as a great motivational force.

How PayPal's Spinoff Could Spell a Tide Shift for the Mobile Payments Industry

Newfound stock options and a self-governing stance could portend an acquisition or hiring spree.

Einstein Bros. Parent Sold for $364.5 Million in Bagel Buyout

JAB Holding is taking the bagel company Einstein Noah private for the price of $20.25 per share.

Twitpic Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to Mystery Acquirer

The popular photo-sharing platform will no longer shut down.

Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders?

The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out.

Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail?

Microsoft is reportedly nearing a deal to buy the maker of the wildly popular video game, but at least one analyst calls the move a 'real head scratcher.'

Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network

It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup.

The Bizarre Ways Niche Dating Services Are Pairing People Off

You can now find a mate based on the compatibility of your pheromones, voice pitch and dietary restrictions.

In $11 Billion Deal, Burger King Scoops Up Tim Hortons and Heads to Canada

It's official: Burger King is buying coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11 billion, with financing help from Warren Buffet.

Crumbs Buyer's Bid Goes Unchallenged as Chain Prepares to Emerge From Bankruptcy

Lemonis Fischer's $6.5 million bid for the cupcake chain went unchallenged by the public, meaning the final sale of the company is less than a week away.

The Art of Acquisition Comes Down to 4 Essential Variables

Develop your company into a well-rounded, attractive business that lures investors, partners and clients by implementing best practices when it comes to the team, technology, traction and trajectory.

Gannett Splits Broadcast and Publishing Into Two Separate Companies

Following the lead of fellow media giants like E.W. Scripps, News Corp and Time Warner, Gannett is spinning off its publishing division.

What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding company Circle Up announces a partnership with the behemoth Johnson & Johnson.

Red Lobster Completes Sale, Revamps Food Presentation

Now that Golden Gate Capital has acquired Red Lobster from Darden Restaurants, the seafood chain is trying to emphasize its quality.

In an Effort to Up Its Mobile Ad Game, Yahoo Acquires Flurry

The mobile ad and analytics company is one of Yahoo's most expensive acquisition to date under CEO Marissa Mayer.

Facebook Pilots 'Buy' Button as Twitter Snaps Up Payments Startup CardSpring

The line between social network and ecommerce platform is looking increasingly blurred.
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