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From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook's Acquisitions (Infographic)
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From Instagram to WhatsApp: A Snapshot of Facebook's Acquisitions (Infographic)

Facebook has spent billions acquiring companies over the years. Here's what it bought, and why.
Carly Okyle
The Case for Never Selling Your Company
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The Case for Never Selling Your Company

Did you start your own business to run it or to sell it?
Girish Navani
Once Purchased for $92 Million, This Seafood Restaurant Just Sold for a Fraction of That
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Once Purchased for $92 Million, This Seafood Restaurant Just Sold for a Fraction of That

In 2008, Ruth's Hospitality Group bought Mitchell's Fish Market for $92 million. Then, the recession hit.
Kate Taylor
Will Ferrell's 'Funny Or Die' Seeks Up to $300 Million in Possible Sale
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Will Ferrell's 'Funny Or Die' Seeks Up to $300 Million in Possible Sale

The comedy site has hired a financial adviser to field unsolicited offers, CEO Dick Glover wrote in a memo to employees.
Geoff Weiss
Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue
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Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue

Should a combined Yahoo and AOL be led by Tim Armstrong?
Yahoo May Buy Brightroll in Billion-Dollar Bid to Bolster Video Ad Sales
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Yahoo May Buy Brightroll in Billion-Dollar Bid to Bolster Video Ad Sales

The 8-year-old San Francisco startup Brightroll helps leading brands target their video ads for the web's biggest video publishers.
Geoff Weiss
Tech Firms HP, EMC Said to Call Off Merger Talks
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Tech Firms HP, EMC Said to Call Off Merger Talks

It is unclear when talks ended following months-long discussions.
Looking to Sell Your Business? Think Like a Buyer.
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Looking to Sell Your Business? Think Like a Buyer.

The five key areas buyers are interested in when looking at a potential company to acquire.
Kevan Flanigan and Roger Nanney
How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition
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How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition

When an acquisition occurs, there will without a doubt be nervous employees, an unavoidable side effect. But entrepreneurs can avoid mass confusion and panic by following these five tips.
Paul Spiegelman
Softbank Heading to Hollywood With Reported $3.4 Billion Offer For DreamWorks Animation
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Softbank Heading to Hollywood With Reported $3.4 Billion Offer For DreamWorks Animation

The multifaceted Japanese tech giant is not letting a failed bid for T-Mobile stand in the way of its quest to become the biggest company in the world.
Geoff Weiss
Einstein Bros. Parent Sold for $364.5 Million in Bagel Buyout
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Einstein Bros. Parent Sold for $364.5 Million in Bagel Buyout

JAB Holding is taking the bagel company Einstein Noah private for the price of $20.25 per share.
Kate Taylor
AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network
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AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network

The move likely values Fullscreen, which counts the fastest-growing subscriber base of any YouTube network, at $250 million.
Geoff Weiss
Google Just Bought the Maker of a Tremor-Steadying 'Smart' Spoon
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Google Just Bought the Maker of a Tremor-Steadying 'Smart' Spoon

The Liftware Base Stabilizer uses sensors to steady the dining process for the 11 million nationwide sufferers of essential tremor and Parkinson's disease.
Geoff Weiss
Going Organic: General Mills Scoops Up Annie's for $820 Million
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Going Organic: General Mills Scoops Up Annie's for $820 Million

Annie's, best known for its line of mac and cheese, markets 150 products and is in more than 35,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Karma Allen