News and Articles About Acquisitions
For our series My Biggest Mistake, the co-founder of GroSocial opens up about being completely consumed by his entrepreneurial endeavor and how that lifestyle had major consequences.
Lithium Technologies plans to combine the 100 million consumers on its platforms with the 500 million 'touched by Klout.'
In a watershed moment for short-form online video, Disney has agreed to purchase the YouTube network Maker Studios in a deal that could total $950 million.
Sprint owner Masayoshi Son -- the richest man in Japan -- is lately making the press rounds in America to hype a potential acquisition of T-Mobile.
Cerberus Capital Management, which already owns grocery chain Albertsons, will purchase the 1,600-store Safeway chain.
Startups are constantly needing to innovate to stay alive in the dog-eat-dog world of entrepreneurship. Large corporations are taking notice and looking for opportunities to capitalize on new concepts and ideas.
Facebook is reportedly in talks to acquire Titan Aerospace, a maker of high-flying, solar-powered drones, as it looks to bring internet access to every corner of the world.
People are betting big on Candy Crush and WhatsApp, but some fear a social-gaming bubble is building.
The smartphone maker's comments come a week after Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the same price.
With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind?
How the top venture capital firm had the last laugh -- all the way to the bank.
Competition gets us fired up -- sometimes with entertaining results.
The social media juggernaut acquires the web-based messaging service in a stock and cash deal.
While there are many books, resources and advisers dealing with M&As at large corporations, there isn't a whole lot of information about acquiring small companies. Here are a few tips to make the road less bumpy.
The technology could serve as a replacement for one-time use PINs, passwords or both.
The two companies will have a combined user base of 500 million.
The team at Wander, which launched its social journaling app just last May, will become part of Yahoo's mobile and emerging products division.
This latest deal rings in at $120 million in cash and stock.
The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion.
The deal is expected to be the largest merger in Chinese history.
Charter Communications hoped to purchase Time Warner Cable for $61.3 billion, or $132.50 a share, but the 'grossly inadequate' bid was rejected.
Here's a hint: It has to do with things people do 'twice a day.'
Facebook has snapped up Branch for a reported $15 million and appointed the Branch team to run its new Conversations group in New York.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has launched a Q&A app called Jelly with the mission of making the world 'a more empathetic place.'
Pinterest has announced its acquisition of VisualGraph, a San Francisco-based purveyor of image recognition and visual search technology.