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mergers

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US carrier mergers would face tough time getting DOJ approval

Following reports that Sprint and T-Mobile want to join forces, an assistant attorney general tells the NYT that he sees no consumer benefit in reducing the number of US carriers.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Essentials for open-source mergers and acquisitions

The mergers and acquisitions market is picking up, but it's by no means a given that open-source companies will fare well, unless they deliver strategic value to would-be buyers.

By Sep. 16, 2009

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Bloomberg ranks Sprint Nextel deal among worst mergers

In a review of the 100 biggest takeovers since 2005, Bloomberg ranked the Sprint-Nextel deal as the third worst for shareholder value

By Aug. 18, 2010

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Why mergers fail

In the corporate world, there's probably nothing more exciting--or risky--as mergers and acquisitions. Why do companies merge? Why do they fail?

By Oct. 12, 2007

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Green news harvest: Mergers squeeze ethanol, solar

Consolidation comes to green tech: Oil refiner Valero snaps up the ethanol refineries of bankrupt VeraSun while solar developer Recurrent Energy buys another company's project pipeline.

By Mar. 19, 2009

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Yahoo chairman knows how to multitask mergers

Roy Bostock wraps up $3.1 billion merger deal for Northwest Airlines, while simultaneously handling Yahoo's own megabillion buyout offer from Microsoft.

By Apr. 14, 2008

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Study: VC-backed mergers, IPOs slowing

In the first quarter of 2008, a study says there were 56 venture-backed deals, 41 deals of which were related to information technology.

By Apr. 1, 2008

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Are developer mergers good for the video game industry?

Don Reisinger can't stand video game mergers and acquisitions and is sick and tired of derivative gameplay. Are his concerns well-founded?

By Feb. 28, 2008

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What do open-source mergers and acquisitions mean?

What do open source's acquisitions tell us about the value open source brings to a company?

By Feb. 7, 2008

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April Fools 2009: Flying hotels, 3D browsing, fake mergers, and more

A roundup of the pranks, fake news stories, and other goofy gags found across the Web.

By Apr. 1, 2009