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In Online Sales Push, Wal-Mart Buys Out Chinese Ecommerce Firm
Acquisitions

In Online Sales Push, Wal-Mart Buys Out Chinese Ecommerce Firm

The investment will help Wal-Mart target China's fast-growing online market at a time when largely brick and mortar retailers are feeling the pinch of competition from online rivals and a slowing of the world's second-largest economy.
Can We Agree That the Nokia Buy Was a Total Disaster for Microsoft?
Acquisitions

Can We Agree That the Nokia Buy Was a Total Disaster for Microsoft?

After write-offs, an impairment charge, and thousands of job cuts, can Microsoft recoup any value from its $7.2 billion Nokia acquisition? Let the debate begin.
Could the Wu-Tang Clan Bring Back RadioShack?
RadioShack

Could the Wu-Tang Clan Bring Back RadioShack?

A new partnership brings hip-hop to the ailing 94-year old brand.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Yelp Founder Said to Temporarily Call Off Sale Talks
Acquisitions

Yelp Founder Said to Temporarily Call Off Sale Talks

The company's shares fell as much as 15 percent to a two-year low on the news.
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.