Acquisitions

Google's New Acquisition Makes it More Likely Fiber Service Will Come Your Way
Google

Google's New Acquisition Makes it More Likely Fiber Service Will Come Your Way

Webpass has deployed its 'superfast' connections in five US markets.
Twitter Buys Machine-Learning Firm Magic Pony to Boost Image Content
Twitter

Twitter Buys Machine-Learning Firm Magic Pony to Boost Image Content

'Magic Pony's technology ... will be used to enhance our strength in live and video (imagery) and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter,' Jack Dorsey wrote.
4 Ways to Develop a Better Exit Strategy
Acquisitions

4 Ways to Develop a Better Exit Strategy

Build a great business first. The rest will follow.
Joel Trammell
Salesforce to Buy Demandware for About $2.8 Billion
Salesforce

Salesforce to Buy Demandware for About $2.8 Billion

The deal will help Salesforce open a new front as it look to take away more market share from traditional software providers such as Oracle and SAP.
Bayer Defies Critics With $62 Billion Monsanto Offer
Acquisitions

Bayer Defies Critics With $62 Billion Monsanto Offer

The unsolicited proposal, which includes debt, would be the largest foreign takeover by a German company if accepted.
Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google
Copyright Infringement

Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google

Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
My Post-Acquisition Report Card
Exit Strategy

My Post-Acquisition Report Card

Planning your exit through a merger or acquisition takes a lot of study and preparation. Do your homework.
Brenton Hayden
Expedia Posts Surprise Profit as Acquisitions Pay Off
Expedia

Expedia Posts Surprise Profit as Acquisitions Pay Off

Last year, Exedia bought rivals Orbitz Worldwide Inc. for $1.3 billion and Travelocity for $280 million.
Rovi to Buy DVR Maker TiVo for $1.1 Billion
Mergers and Acquisitions

Rovi to Buy DVR Maker TiVo for $1.1 Billion

The new company will be called TiVo and led by Rovi Chief Executive Tom Carson.
Abbott to Buy St. Jude for $25 Billion to Boost Heart Devices
Mergers and Acquisitions

Abbott to Buy St. Jude for $25 Billion to Boost Heart Devices

The company said St. Jude's devices for heart failure, blockages and abnormal heart rhythm complement its range of heart products.
Comcast to Buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion
Acquisitions

Comcast to Buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 Billion

DreamWorks Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg will become chairman of DreamWorks New Media.
Comcast in Talks to Buy Dreamworks Animation for More Than $3 Billion
Comcast

Comcast in Talks to Buy Dreamworks Animation for More Than $3 Billion

An acquisition of DreamWorks by Comcast will bring a breath of fresh air for the company that has held several unsuccessful buyout talks in the past.
'USA Today' Publisher Gannett Makes Unsolicited Bid for Tribune
Acquisitions

'USA Today' Publisher Gannett Makes Unsolicited Bid for Tribune

Gannet offered to buy Tribune Publishing for $815 million earlier this month.
Yahoo

The Slow, Sad Death of Yahoo

Look back at over two decades of turmoil at a company that once sat atop the World Wed Web, and weep.