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PayPal Makes Its First Acquisition Post eBay Split
Acquisitions

PayPal Makes Its First Acquisition Post eBay Split

The digital payments company bought mobile commerce startup Modest.
Leena Rao
Why Disney's $500 Million Acquisition of Maker Studios Is Proving Less Than Picture Perfect
Mergers and Acquisitions

Why Disney's $500 Million Acquisition of Maker Studios Is Proving Less Than Picture Perfect

Maker CEO Ynon Kreiz and top executives are rumored to be leaving Disney by year's end, as the company failed to meet certain growth goals.
Geoff Weiss
QVC's Parent Company Buys Online Retailer Zulily for $2.4 Billion
Mergers and Acquisitions

QVC's Parent Company Buys Online Retailer Zulily for $2.4 Billion

The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.
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.
Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Buy Flipboard
Twitter

Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Buy Flipboard

The social network is rumored to be exploring an all-stock deal that would value the social news reader at more than $1 billion.
Nina Zipkin
Why a Yahoo-AOL Merger Didn't Happen
Mergers and Acquisitions

Why a Yahoo-AOL Merger Didn't Happen

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer discusses content and distribution at Fortune's Most Powerful Women event in New York.
Erin Griffith
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.