Acquisitions

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Verizon Wants a Better Deal for Yahoo After Latest Hack Revealed
Yahoo

Verizon Wants a Better Deal for Yahoo After Latest Hack Revealed

The top American wireless carrier still expects to go through with the deal, but is looking for 'major concessions' in light of the most recent breach.
Alaska Air Completes Virgin America Acquisition
Acquisitions

Alaska Air Completes Virgin America Acquisition

Alaska Air completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of Virgin America to become the fifth-largest U.S. carrier.
A Look Back at Pebble's Rise and Fall
Pebble

A Look Back at Pebble's Rise and Fall

After record-setting Kickstarters, Pebble found popularity wasn't everything.
AngelList Buys Product Hunt for Around $20 Million
Acquisitions

AngelList Buys Product Hunt for Around $20 Million

Thanks to its Reddit-like system for surfacing news, Product Hunt has become one of the most important ways for tech startups to get noticed in Silicon Valley.
Twitter Changes Product Head for Third Time in a Year
Twitter

Twitter Changes Product Head for Third Time in a Year

Jeff Seibert, who was recently head of product, stepped down from in June after being in the role for about five months.
With No Partner in Sight, Twitter Faces Tough Choices
Twitter

With No Partner in Sight, Twitter Faces Tough Choices

Technology and media companies including Salesforce, Disney and Google looked at the company but ultimately passed on buying it.
5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions
Mergers and Acquisitions

5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions

Acquisitions have led to a flurry of activity in the business world in the last year and the pace isn't letting up.
Ash Rust
Twitter Charts Solo Path as Salesforce Rules Out Takeover
Twitter

Twitter Charts Solo Path as Salesforce Rules Out Takeover

Twitter and Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey may now have to chart an independent course in the face of stagnant user growth, heavy losses and mounting competition from the likes of Instagram and Snapchat.
Twitter Could Take Many Forms, Depending on New Owner
Twitter

Twitter Could Take Many Forms, Depending on New Owner

Companies like Salesforce, Disney and Google have shown interest in the microblogging company.
3 Ways Success Can Kill Your Company
Success

3 Ways Success Can Kill Your Company

It sounds oxymoronic, or perhaps just regular moronic, but it's true. The furthest you can ever fall is when you've reached your peak.
Phil La Duke
Wal-Mart Completes Acquisition of Jet.com
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Completes Acquisition of Jet.com

Jet, with its ability to lower prices as customers add more items to their shopping carts, will help the world's largest retailer reach more customers, including millennials.
5 Reasons Women Entrepreneurs Should Consider Buying a Business (Infographic)
Women Entrepreneurs

5 Reasons Women Entrepreneurs Should Consider Buying a Business (Infographic)

Women comprise a growing percentage of entrepreneurs but seem less interested in buying a business than in starting their own.
Mark Daoust
Bayer Clinches Monsanto With Improved $66 Billion Bid
Bayer

Bayer Clinches Monsanto With Improved $66 Billion Bid

The German company is aiming to create a one-stop shop for seeds, crop chemicals and computer-aided services to farmers.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Yahoo Deal Will Spark 'Job Changes'
Yahoo

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: Yahoo Deal Will Spark 'Job Changes'

'Google is search, Facebook is social, we're going to be brand,' he said.