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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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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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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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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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Comcast may be chatting with new-media firms to snag younger users

The cable giant is eyeing acquisitions and investments in the land of new media as a way to win over younger people who don't watch as much traditional TV, says the Wall Street Journal.

By July 24, 2015

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Yahoo unveils Livetext, allowing people to text using silent videos

The new app is a way for Yahoo to amp up its mobile offerings, as it hopes to build up its messaging services for smartphone users.

By July 29, 2015

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Yahoo earnings play second fiddle to Alibaba payout -- again

Chief executive Marissa Mayer delivers better-than-expected sales. But admits Alibaba gains are "top of mind" for investors.

By July 21, 2015

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AT&T can thank connected cars and tablets for its growth

AT&T tops expectations for its second-quarter earnings, and manages to grow its base despite losing core phone customers.

By July 23, 2015