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3 Lessons to Learn From the Marriott-Starwood Merger
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3 Lessons to Learn From the Marriott-Starwood Merger

Entrepreneurs should pay close attention to how these two hotel chains merge their brands and strategies.
Aj Agrawal
Samsung to Buy Car Tech Firm Harman for $8 Billion in South Korea's Biggest Overseas Deal
Samsung

Samsung to Buy Car Tech Firm Harman for $8 Billion in South Korea's Biggest Overseas Deal

The electronics giant previously shunned big acquisitions, and the latest deal underscores a strategic shift as the company tries to break into the high-barrier automotive industry where it has little track record.
A Secret Tactic for Quick Growth: The Roll-up
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A Secret Tactic for Quick Growth: The Roll-up

Sometimes your company's strategic growth can be achieved most quickly by merging with several others at once. Here, let us walk you through that.
George Deeb
In a First With an Automaker, BlackBerry Signs Software Deal With Ford
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In a First With an Automaker, BlackBerry Signs Software Deal With Ford

Blackberry has signed a deal with Ford Motor Co.
Female Executives Left Yahoo at Unusually High Rate This Year
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Female Executives Left Yahoo at Unusually High Rate This Year

It was not clear why there was such a marked decline in the proportion of women leaders at Yahoo, which is led by Silicon Valley's most powerful female CEO, Marissa Mayer.
Why AT&T May Succeed With Time Warner Where AOL Couldn't
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Why AT&T May Succeed With Time Warner Where AOL Couldn't

Brad Feld of TechStars says the new deal reflects the need to establish linkage between the 'content' and 'network' layers.
Jeff Harbach
AT&T to Acquire Time Warner for $85 Billion
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AT&T to Acquire Time Warner for $85 Billion

The boards of directors of both companies have approved the deal, but it must still pass muster with regulators.
5 Ways to Prepare for the Season of Acquisitions
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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
Verizon Says Yahoo Hack Is 'Material,' Could Affect Deal
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Verizon Says Yahoo Hack Is 'Material,' Could Affect Deal

Verizon has had preliminary briefings from Yahoo but it still needs 'significant information' from the company before it makes a final decision on the acquisition.
Verizon Pushes for $1 Billion Discount on Yahoo Deal
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Verizon Pushes for $1 Billion Discount on Yahoo Deal

Last month Yahoo said at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014.
Bass Pro Shops Hooks Cabela's in $5.5 Billion Deal
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Bass Pro Shops Hooks Cabela's in $5.5 Billion Deal

Cabela's has struggled with declining sales of apparel and footwear and has reported same-store sales growth in only one quarter in more than three years.
Why the Jet.com Acquisition Is Disappointing the NJ/NYC Tech Community
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Why the Jet.com Acquisition Is Disappointing the NJ/NYC Tech Community

Had Jet grown into the company some hoped it would, New Jersey would have an anchor tenant that attracted other innovators.
Aaron Price
These Companies Just Merged and Want to Help You Find the Perfect Co-Founder
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These Companies Just Merged and Want to Help You Find the Perfect Co-Founder

Onevest recently purchased FounderDating to better connect entrepreneurs with potential co-founders.
Nina Zipkin
4 Ways to Develop a Better Exit Strategy
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4 Ways to Develop a Better Exit Strategy

Build a great business first. The rest will follow.
Joel Trammell