Oracle has also acquired companies such as Textura and Opower to increase its competitiveness in the cloud market.
The purchase will boost Verizon's AOL internet business, which it bought last year for $4.4 billion, as it gains access to Yahoo's ad technology tools.
Unilever is allegedly paying $1 billion in cash for the Venice, California-based company.
SoftBank Corp. founder Masayoshi Son has divided investors and analysts with his latest "crazy idea."
The purchase will help the French company to pursue affluent consumers by adding WhiteWave's popular health food offerings such as Silk almond milk, Earthbound Farm Organic salad and Horizon organic milk to its product range.
The snub underscores the challenges Mondelez Chief Executive Irene Rosenfeld faces in wooing Hershey's controlling shareholder, the Hershey Trust, a $12 billion charity created by the eponymous company's founder a century ago.
The talks are said to be 'exploratory.'
Webpass has deployed its 'superfast' connections in five US markets.
'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.
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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.
The unsolicited proposal, which includes debt, would be the largest foreign takeover by a German company if accepted.
Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
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