Acquisitions

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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?
ClassPass Acquires Competitor Fitmob
Acquisitions

ClassPass Acquires Competitor Fitmob

The nascent monthly subscription service fitness market just consolidated.
Laura Entis
7 Reasons Why Your Business Will Never Be Acquired and What You Can Do About It (Infographic)
Acquisitions

7 Reasons Why Your Business Will Never Be Acquired and What You Can Do About It (Infographic)

Luckily, these issues are all factors business owners can control.
Mark Daoust
Upping Its Security Cred, BlackBerry Buys Software Maker WatchDox
Acquisitions

Upping Its Security Cred, BlackBerry Buys Software Maker WatchDox

This is the latest in a line of acquisitions for BlackBerry.
Raytheon to Buy Cybersecurity Company Websense for $1.9 Billion
Acquisitions

Raytheon to Buy Cybersecurity Company Websense for $1.9 Billion

The U.S. arms maker is buying the network security provider as cybersecurity continues to grow as a market.
Segway Is Now a Chinese Company
Transportation

Segway Is Now a Chinese Company

The electric two-wheeled transportation vehicle has been bought by Beijing-based competitor Ninebot.
Catherine Clifford
The 10 Biggest Tech Acquisitions of All Time (Infographic)
Acquisitions

The 10 Biggest Tech Acquisitions of All Time (Infographic)

Each of these deals saw the exchange of billions of dollars.
Jonathan Long
LinkedIn Inks $1.5 Billion Deal for Online Education Company Lynda
Linkedin

LinkedIn Inks $1.5 Billion Deal for Online Education Company Lynda

Upping its offering for professionals, LinkedIn just secured a major lead in the lucrative career skills video tutorial subscription market.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Macaroni Grill Sold for the Second Time in Two Years
Restaurants

Macaroni Grill Sold for the Second Time in Two Years

Two years after buying the chain for $55 million, Ignite Restaurant Group is selling Macaroni Grill for $8 million.
Kate Taylor