We've all heard about synergy. It's the handmaiden of any good corporate acquisition, assuring worried investors that one plus one can indeed equal three, sometimes more. On Thursday, synergy's dark cousin was in the news.
There have been plenty of rumors surrounding who may or may not acquire BlackBerry, although to date we have yet to see any of these rumors come to fruition. Well here to add to the list is a report from DigiTimes who claims to haveShow More Summary
by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Clarabridge, Inc., the leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for the world’s top brands, today announced the acquisition of Engagor, the most comprehensive platform for real-time social customer service and engagement. Show More Summary
It was easy to overlook the Ducks' acquisition of defenseman Simon Despres in the flurry of moves they made shortly before the trade deadline. It wasn't immediately clear what General Manager Bob Murray had gained by sending Ben Lovejoy to Pittsburgh for Despres, who had averaged 16 minutes and...
A 6wunderkinder acquisition by Microsoft is likely, according to one VentureBeat source.
Funeral home operator sees revenue lift in early 2015, mulls small growth opportunities.
Time Magazine recently wrote that Google has "perfected" the Silicon Valley acquisition, in part because it has become so good at retaining talent. Time found that two-thirds of the 221 startup founders that accepted jobs at Google between 2006 and 2014 are still with the company today. Show More Summary
This memo from Los Angeles Times publisher Austin Beutner was just sent to employees of the San Diego Union-Tribune, formerly known as U-T San Diego: Colleagues, The Los Angeles Times’ parent company has completed its acquisition of The San Diego Union-Tribune. This is exciting news for all of us as we bring together two outstanding … Read More
On Monday, Univision Communications, Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced that it has acquired The Root, the leading online news, opinion and culture destination for African-Americans.
Midwest brokerage Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell has acquired Wisconsin-based neighbor Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group and its 450 agents and 18 offices. With the new addition, Joliet, Illinois-based Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell nowShow More Summary
The consolidation of the digital marketing world is con […]
Angel Di Maria's Manchester United career started so promisingly. After the excitement of his acquisition, he made an immediate impact on the team. Short of fitness, he nonetheless put on a good display in his debut at Turf Moor against Burnley. It was his home debut, however, that really set pulses racing. Show More Summary
Microsoft may be looking to acquire the company behind popular task management service Wunderlist, 6Wunderkinder. According to German publication Manager Magazin, talks between the two companies are "well advanced."
Lenovo has recorded its highest ever quarterly and yearly smartphone shipments, but expensive acquisitions are denting the company's profits.
euNetworks today formally launched a new ultra-low latency route this morning, bringing Frankfurt and Zurich rather closer together. The new route takes advantage of the assets purchased last year in the Fibrelac acquisition, demonstrating the progress they've made in integrating the Swiss footprint into the rest of their European footprint.... [visit site to read […]
Following the successful acquisitions of Accompli and Sunrise app startups, Microsoft is now looking to acquire 6Wunderkinder, a young software startup based in Berlin, Germany which develops Wunderlist apps on various platforms. A German site today reported that Microsoft is in advanced talks with this startup regarding acquisition. So far, 6Wunderkinder has raised over $25 […]
Monsanto’s proposed acquisition of Syngenta would include the sale of all of the Swiss company’s seeds and traits business to overcome regulatory concerns, it said yesterday. ||| MONSANTO’S proposed acquisition of Syngenta would include...Show More Summary
Cyanogen is setting up a 50-member team — a third of the company's current employee base — in India that will work on localizing Cyanogen OS for the country. Part of Cyanogen's latest $80 million funding round — led by India's Premji Invest — will be used toward establishing an office in India, as well as any potential acquisitions of local startups.
McCain told Sputnik that a new proposal would make the US military services leadership accountable for defense acquisitions and cost overruns within their respective branches.
This week, Palgrave Macmillan is hiring an editor of economics and finance, while Basic Books needs a publicist. Quarto Publishing Group is seeking a publicist, and World Scientific Publishing Co. is on the hunt for an acquisitions editor. Show More Summary