Acquisitions

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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
Google in Initial Talks to Buy Indian Startup
Acquisitions

Google in Initial Talks to Buy Indian Startup

Bangalore-based startup InMobi helps companies target phones and mobile devices in their advertising.
Get Ready for Microsoft to Rev Up the Global Minecraft Machine
Video Games

Get Ready for Microsoft to Rev Up the Global Minecraft Machine

Can a kids' game turn the ailing tech giant around?
Ryan Holmes
Fab Sells to PCH for a Tiny Fraction of Its Former $1 Billion Valuation
Fab

Fab Sells to PCH for a Tiny Fraction of Its Former $1 Billion Valuation

Fab CEO and co-founder Jason Goldberg will no longer be involved with the company.
Laura Entis
7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition
Acquisitions

7 Steps to Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition

When an entrepreneur decides it's time to sell her company, it's hard to know where to begin. Here are a few do's and don'ts to get you started.
Panos Panay
Samsung Buys Mobile Payments Startup to Take on Apple Pay
Digital Wallets

Samsung Buys Mobile Payments Startup to Take on Apple Pay

The South Korean tech giant has agreed to buy LoopPay, a mobile wallet service.
Jason Fell
Buying a Rival: Zillow CEO Talks Trulia Deal, Integration and Layoffs
Acquisitions

Buying a Rival: Zillow CEO Talks Trulia Deal, Integration and Layoffs

Zillow has completed its $2.5 billion acquisition of online real estate rival Trulia.
Samsung Plans to Use Cash Pile to Fund Growth, Acquisitions
Samsung

Samsung Plans to Use Cash Pile to Fund Growth, Acquisitions

'Our primary objective is growth and that is what we are communicating to our shareholders.'
Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.
Acquisitions

Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.

Satya Nadella's recent acquisition strategy-Accompli, now Sunrise-takes a different tack than the one practiced by Marissa Mayer.
Erin Griffith