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Don't Even Think About M&A Until You've Mastered These 5 Practices
Mergers and Acquisitions

Don't Even Think About M&A Until You've Mastered These 5 Practices

Your hardest days as an entrepreneur will happen between your suitor's first email and shareholder approval, a year later.
Tasso Roumeliotis
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
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?
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Merger With Yahoo Is a 'Dead Notion'
Mergers and Acquisitions

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Merger With Yahoo Is a 'Dead Notion'

Like Netflix and Yahoo, AOL is pushing into the market for original content.
Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart
Mark Cuban

Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart

The feisty billionaire investor and 'Shark Tank' star sounded off about the failed mega merger on Twitter and -- no surprise -- he's pointing the finger at the FCC.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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.
Crowdfunding Platform RocketHub Acquired for $15 Million
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Platform RocketHub Acquired for $15 Million

EFactor, a resource site for entrepreneurs, bought the New York City-based alternative finance platform.
Catherine Clifford
Is Yahoo Buying Foursquare? Rumors Continue to Swirl.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Is Yahoo Buying Foursquare? Rumors Continue to Swirl.

The recurring rumors, floated again today by Techcrunch, could mark a bid by Yahoo to ramp up its mobile prowess.
Geoff Weiss
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
PayPal, eBay to Stay Interdependent for Five Years After Split
Ecommerce

PayPal, eBay to Stay Interdependent for Five Years After Split

The two firms agreed that eBay would not reduce the volume of transactions it channels through PayPal.
Marc Andreessen: It's Shocking 'How Little M&A There's Been' in Tech
Mergers and Acquisitions

Marc Andreessen: It's Shocking 'How Little M&A There's Been' in Tech

There has never been a more dangerous time to be an unprotected public company, the prominent Silicon Valley investor said at an event this week.
Leena Rao
Twitter's Shares Jump on Takeover Rumors
Mergers and Acquisitions

Twitter's Shares Jump on Takeover Rumors

At least one report says that the company has hired advisers to rebuff a takeover bid.
Yoox, Net-A-Porter Announce All-Share Merger to Forge High-Fashion Powerhouse
Mergers and Acquisitions

Yoox, Net-A-Porter Announce All-Share Merger to Forge High-Fashion Powerhouse

The two companies counted combined net revenues of $1.4 billion last year, and, moving forward, will complement one another's respective strengths.
Geoff Weiss