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August 12, 2019
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WordPress owner Automattic to acquire Tumblr for ‘nominal amount’

Verizon announced today that it has sold blogging platform Tumblr to Automattic, the company behind WordPress. The Wall Street Journal says the transaction is valued at a “nominal amount,” despite Tumblr having once been sold acquired by Yahoo for $ … Continue reading

November 24, 2018
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Logitech to reportedly acquire headphone maker Plantronics for $2.2B

Popular computer accessories maker Logitech may be looking to purchase Plantronics, a company that specializes in Bluetooth earpieces and headsets. According to a report from Reuters, this would be Logitech’s largest acquisition by far to date. This would also help … Continue reading

November 2, 2016
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Apple ‘Not Interested’ in Outbidding AT&T to Acquire Time Warner

Apple is “not interested” in buying media company Time Warner currently, according to “people familiar with the thinking at the company” who spoke today with CNBC. Two weeks ago, AT&T announced its interest to purchase Time Warner for $85.4 billion, … Continue reading

October 24, 2016
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WSJ: AT&T agrees to acquire Time Warner for >$80 billion, deal to be announced shortly (update: official!)

Update: AT&T has officially announced that it will acquire Time Warner for $ 107.50 per share. The deal will now go through the usual legal process to ensure the companies comply with anticompetitive regulations. Original story below … After a few … Continue reading

September 21, 2016
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Apple in Talks to Acquire Luxury Carmaker and Formula One Team McLaren

Apple has approached British luxury carmaker and Formula One team McLaren about a potential acquisition, likely to be valued at between $1.3 billion and $1.9 billion, according to Financial Times. Apple is reportedly considering a full takeover of McLaren, or … Continue reading