Acquisitions

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.
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.
Samsung

HP to Buy Samsung's Printer Business in $1.05 Billion Deal

Samsung will invest $100 million to $300 million in HP through open market purchases once the deal is through.
Google

Google to Buy Cloud Software Company Apigee for $625 Million

Cloud computing is the increasingly popular practise of using remote internet servers to store, manage and process data.
Intel

Intel Spins Off McAfee to Private Equity Firm

Intel's goal in acquiring McAfee was to sell security software for more than just PCs.
Hewlett-Packard

HP Enterprise Strikes $8.8 Billion Deal With Micro Focus for Software Assets

Chief Executive Meg Whitman is focusing the group on a few areas such as networking, storage and technology services since it separated last year from computer and printer maker HP Inc.
Twitter

Twitter, Facing Challenges, May Soon Be for Sale

Rumors that Twitter could be acquired have been swirling for years, but they may finally come true.
Tesla

Tesla Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval to Buy SolarCity

The Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday that the deal was approved.
Acquisitions

The Pros and Cons of Buying a 'Fulfillment by Amazon' Business

FBA businesses are the hot new trend, but that doesn't necessarily mean it's right for you.
Self-Driving Cars

Uber-Owned Startup Otto Wants to Ship Your Stuff With a Truck That Drives Itself

Self-driving trucks are just the beginning of the road revolution.
Investors

3 Factors Potential Acquirers Consider Before Buying a Startup

Play the long game starting the day you launch.
Innovation Now

Intel to Buy Artificial Intelligence Firm Nervana Systems

California-based Nervana will help develop Intel's artificial intelligence portfolio and enhance the deep learning performance of Intel Xeon and Intel Xeon Phi processors.
Verizon

Verizon Eyes Automotive Technology Market, Could Spur Other Deals

Just last month, Verizon bought Yahoo for $4.8 billion, diving into digital media and advertising.
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to Buy Jet.com for About $3.3 Billion

The deal would help Wal-Mart better compete with Amazon.com and other online retailers.
Salesforce

Salesforce to Buy Document-Editing Startup for Millions

Document-editing startup Quip will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Salesforce once the deal closes.