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Salesforce in Talks to Buy Slack

Salesforce is in talks to acquire Slack, and a deal could be announced as soon as next week, according to a person familiar with the matter. Shares of Slack closed almost 38% higher Wednesday after […]

By |2020-11-27T10:48:01-05:00November 27th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Salesforce in Talks to Buy Slack

Buzzfeed to Acquire HuffPost

BuzzFeed Inc. has agreed to acquire Verizon Media’s HuffPost in a stock deal, the companies said Thursday, uniting two of the larger players in digital media as companies across the sector search for ways to […]

By |2020-11-20T10:48:20-05:00November 20th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Buzzfeed to Acquire HuffPost

AMD Agrees to Buy Rival Chip Maker

The coronavirus pandemic has forever changed the microchip industry, kicking its consolidation into high gear as people rely more on massive data centers to host their video conferences and other productivity services. Capping off a […]

By |2020-10-28T10:34:55-04:00October 28th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on AMD Agrees to Buy Rival Chip Maker

Genius Sports to Go Public

Genius Sports Group is nearing a deal to go public through a merger with DMY Technology Group Inc. II, a blank-check firm led by former EMC Corp. executive Harry You and former Glu Mobile Inc. […]

By |2020-10-27T11:15:18-04:00October 27th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Genius Sports to Go Public

Oracle, ByteDance Look at New Terms

Backers of a proposed new group to take over Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok are working to create an ownership structure that would give U.S. interests a majority stake, in an effort to ease the Trump […]

By |2020-09-18T10:25:05-04:00September 18th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Oracle, ByteDance Look at New Terms

Verizon to Buy Tracfone

Verizon Communications Inc. said it has agreed to buy TracFone, a provider of wireless prepaid services, in a deal worth nearly $7 billion in cash and stock, further consolidating the U.S. cellular market.

Tracfone, a unit […]

By |2020-09-15T09:24:59-04:00September 15th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Verizon to Buy Tracfone

AMC Nears Financing Deal

AMC Entertainment shares jumped as much as 21% after the close of regular trading on Tuesday following a story in the WSJ that the movie theater company is nearing a deal to avoid near-term bankruptcy. […]

By |2020-07-08T11:10:00-04:00July 8th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on AMC Nears Financing Deal

Food Delivery Giants to Merge

GrubHub will merge with Europe’s Just Eat Takeaway.com to create one of the world’s largest online food delivery marketplaces, the companies announced on Wednesday. The all-stock merger deal values GrubHub shares at $75.15 a piece, […]

By |2020-06-11T10:04:01-04:00June 11th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Food Delivery Giants to Merge

Uber in Talks to Acquire Grubhub

Uber Technologies Inc. is seeking to acquire Grubhub Inc. in a deal that would unite two of the biggest players in the cutthroat meal-delivery business at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has sparked a […]

By |2020-05-13T10:12:45-04:00May 13th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Uber in Talks to Acquire Grubhub