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After rough 2014, Samsung eyes growth and acquisitions

Samsung has a hefty $56 billion in cash, but dividends may not be a priority. For 2015, its investor relations chief says, "our primary objective is growth."

By February 17, 2015

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Renee James, Intel's highest-ranking woman, to depart

The move comes amid a handful of other leadership changes, with Intel Capital's head retiring and two other executives departing.

By July 2, 2015

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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By January 24, 2015

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Twitter next up to tap emerging markets with ZipDial acquisition

ZipDial lets consumers make a phone call and then instantly start receiving marketing promotions via text, voice, and app notifications. This is designed to appeal to people with limited or no Internet access.

By January 20, 2015

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Kabam expands with TapZen and Magic Pixel Games acquisitions

The purchases bring former Zynga executive Mike Verdu on as an executive ahead of eventual public offering.

By January 13, 2015

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Verizon said to be kicking the tires on AOL acquisition

Merger could boost the wireless operator's video offerings, according to Bloomberg.

By January 5, 2015

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PayPal sends $890 million to buy money-transfer firm Xoom

The digital payments firm continues its acquisition push ahead of its split from eBay later this month.

By July 1, 2015

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Monster sues Apple's Beats over headphones acquisition

The line of high-end headphones, which Monster helped develop, was "fraudulently acquired" through a "sham" transaction, according to the lawsuit.

By January 6, 2015

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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 September 30, 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 September 23, 2014