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Activision Blizzard becomes 'largest game network in the world' with Candy Crush developer buyout

As the Call of Duty and World of Warcraft company adds another huge franchise to its stable, the company now reaches 500 million gamers.

By 23 February 2016

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Foxconn, Apple ponder buyout of Sharp LCD display business

Foxconn has proposed the buyout, which would give Sharp the chance to offload a failing unit.

By 24 September 2015

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Verizon to buy Yahoo for $4.83 billion, merge it with AOL

After a drawn-out process, a troubled Yahoo finally knows its fate, which means the end of independence for one of the web's earliest stars.

By 25 July 2016

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Flashback to 1995: Yahoo, the startup (video)

CNET interviewed co-founders Jerry Yang and David Filo in October 1995 when Yahoo was taking off as the coolest destination on the web.

By 26 July 2016

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TPG wins over iiNet as shareholders vote in favour of buyout

TPG has won the support of iiNet shareholders in its bid to buy the company, meaning the service provider just has to clear regulatory approval before becoming Australia's second-largest ISP.

By 27 July 2015

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Walmart doubles down on China with e-commerce buyout

The mega retailer takes full ownership of China-based Yihaodian, an online marketplace that sells food, home goods, electronics and more.

By 24 July 2015

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Google and LinkedIn swap real estate in 'grand bargain' deal

The swap will allow Google to pursue its futuristic dream campus, with glass canopies and movable structures.

By 13 July 2016

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Avast to buy AVG in $1.3B antivirus acquisition

The goal: get bigger to get tougher on malware, with your devices acting as "de facto sensors."

By 7 July 2016

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Vivendi getting back into gaming with reported Gameloft buy

One of Europe's biggest media companies appears to be returning to videogames with the purchase of a French mobile gaming company.

By 9 June 2016

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How Alienware's gaming PCs kept their cool

The company, known for its distinctive alien head logo and edgy designs, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Now owned by Dell, Alienware envisions even more of its PCs -- thanks to VR -- in our futures.

By 10 June 2016