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Microsoft reportedly readying job cuts in Nokia acquisition

A rumored round of job cuts could be the largest in the software giant's history, sources tell Bloomberg.

By July 14, 2014

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Yahoo's mobile chief: Acquisition spree about playing 'catch-up'

Since taking over Yahoo in 2012, Marissa Mayer has bought companies at a breakneck clip. Yahoo's mobile czar, Adam Cahan, says the reason is simple: because they had to.

By June 8, 2014

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App-maker Tomfoolery next on Yahoo's acquisition list -- report

The Web giant will pay $16 million for Tomfoolery, according to a new report.

By January 28, 2014

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Android engineering manager is Yahoo's latest acquisition

The Android Open Source Project's technical lead, Jean-Baptiste Queru, bolts for Yahoo following a public denouncement of strife between Google and hardware partners.

By September 17, 2013

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Microsoft seeks EU approval for Nokia acquisition

Before the deal is finalized, Microsoft and Nokia need to clear a few regulatory hurdles, not least dealing with its own shareholders.

By October 30, 2013

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Microsoft acquisitions: Its biggest hits and misses

Microsoft has spent a fortune snatching up other companies, and just dropped a cool $7.2 billion on Nokia's phone unit. Here's a look back on the company's biggest hits and misses in the risky acquisition game.

By September 3, 2013

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Yahoo completes blockbuster $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition

Tumblr CEO David Karp says that the acquisition gives his company the chance to be more "ambitious" than ever.

By June 20, 2013

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Yahoo reportedly eyeing two more acquisitions

The company has contact app provider Xobni and video app maker Qwiki in its sights, according to AllThings D.

By June 18, 2013

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Yahoo's buying spree continues with Rondee acquisition

Rondee announces the deal on its Web site, saying current users can create new conference calls until July 12. After that, the site is closing down.

By June 13, 2013

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Yahoo's at it again with gaming platform acquisition

The online company, which earlier this week announced it had reached a deal to buy Tumblr, has now purchased PlayerScale.

By May 23, 2013