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Spending on mergers, acquisitions approaches year 2000's boom levels

A record third quarter sees 2014 on track to hit almost $500 billion in M&A spending, says a research firm, not far from 2000's nearly $600 billion.

By 1 October 2014

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Adobe's Aviary acquisition signals broader ambitions

Adobe swoops in on Aviary, but it seems the interest wasn't in the photo-editing app the startup offers for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices.

By 23 September 2014

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Renewed talk of Yahoo as acquisition target after Alibaba IPO

With Alibaba's IPO making big winners of the Chinese e-commerce giant and Japan-based stakeholder SoftBank, what are the odds that one of them buys Yahoo?

By 20 September 2014

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China Mobile's next growth strategy: Acquisitions

That's the word from China Mobile Chairman Xi Gouhua, who says that the company is looking in several areas to grow its business.

By 15 August 2014

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Telstra makes a move in digital video with Ooyala acquisition

In a bid to broaden its digital media offering, Telstra has announced it will acquire video streaming and analytics company Ooyala.

By 12 August 2014

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Apple's $3B Beats acquisition gets EU approval

Regulators say that the acquisition raises no competition concerns because the companies' combined market share is low.

By 28 July 2014

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Microsoft reportedly readying job cuts in Nokia acquisition

A rumored round of job cuts could be the largest in the software giant's history, sources tell Bloomberg.

By 15 July 2014

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Yahoo's mobile chief: Acquisition spree about playing 'catch-up'

Since taking over Yahoo in 2012, Marissa Mayer has bought companies at a breakneck clip. Yahoo's mobile czar, Adam Cahan, says the reason is simple: because they had to.

By 8 June 2014

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Google reportedly mulled acquisition of Dropcam

The Web giant has considered the connected camera startup as the connected-home market heats up, according to The Information.

By 27 May 2014

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It's official: Motorola Mobility now belongs to Lenovo

The transfer of Motorola from Google marks the end of a short chapter for the storied handset vendor -- and brings Lenovo badly needed credibility in the smartphone business.

By 30 October 2014