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mergers-acquisitions

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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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Augmented-reality startup nabs $542M from Google, others

As the battle for virtual reality heats up, Google -- along with other well-known firms -- makes a big bet on a little-known wearable headset maker called Magic Leap.

By October 21, 2014

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Satya Nadella: Microsoft will 'reinvent productivity'

Microsoft's CEO gives employees new marching orders: the focus is productivity and platforms, not devices and services.

By July 10, 2014

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HP settles trio of shareholder lawsuits over Autonomy acquisition

HP's $11.1 billion acquisition of the software maker devolved into allegations of accounting fraud.

By June 30, 2014

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Regulatory OK for AT&T/DirecTV may hinge on the 'bundle'

Focusing on bundled services of a combined AT&T/DirecTV and how that entity could be a stronger competitor against big cable is likely the best strategy to win approval.

By May 19, 2014

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AT&T, DirecTV say their $48.5B merger is good for everyone

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the combined broadband service and media company will come out of the gate with bundled deals for consumers.

By May 19, 2014

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No penalty for Comcast if merger with Time Warner Cable fails

Comcast has risked almost nothing in its $45.2 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable, according to a filing with the SEC.

By March 20, 2014

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Apple's 'iOS in the Car' technology to roll out next week, says report

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo are aboard for the launch of the operating system, which lets drivers access various iPhone functions through a car's built-in screen, says a report.

By March 1, 2014

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Musk talked to Apple, but said acquisition of Tesla 'unlikely'

Tesla's CEO kills rumors that Apple is looking to snap up the electric carmaker.

By February 19, 2014

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Google buys sound-based security startup for louder logins

Google has acquired startup SlickLogin, which verifies your identity and helps you log in using sound.

By February 17, 2014