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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.
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
3 Steps to Tame Merger Meltdown
Mergers and Acquisitions

3 Steps to Tame Merger Meltdown

Did you know that your employees' physical and emotional health could suffer?
Susan Steinbrecher
Kraft and Heinz to Form North America's No. 3 Food Company
Mergers and Acquisitions

Kraft and Heinz to Form North America's No. 3 Food Company

The maker of Velveeta cheese will merge with ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co, owned by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
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
Here's How One Tweet Led to Microsoft Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion
Social Media

Here's How One Tweet Led to Microsoft Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion

Social media can change the entire course of your company's future.
Nina Zipkin
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