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Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

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  • Google buys artificial intelligence firm for a reported $500 million

    Google has purchased DeepMind, a British artificial intelligence company whose goal reportedly is to make computers think like humans. The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant confirmed the deal with technology blog Recode, formerly known as AllThingsD,...
  • Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul or expand product portfolio

    Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads? Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers. But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
  • Kroger, Harris Teeter merger is complete

    Kroger, Harris Teeter merger is complete
    Kroger's merger with Harris Teeter is now complete, company executives said in a press release on Wednesday. The Federal Trade Commission approved the $2.5 billion deal earlier this month, clearing the way for the final closing stages. Hampton Roads...
  • Guggenheim Digital CEO Ross Levinsohn: All Tech, No Action

    A year ago, financial services giant Guggenheim Partners trumpeted an ambitious new strategy, with visions of creating a powerhouse in the digital media and entertainment space. The firm, which claims to have more than $190 billion in assets under its...
  • Google to sell Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion

    Google to sell Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion
    Google Inc. has agreed to sell Motorola Mobility to Lenovo Group for $2.91 billion, the Silicon Valley company confirmed Wednesday. Chief Executive Larry Page confirmed the deal in a blog post Wednesday, after reports from Reuters, China Daily and...
  • FTC won't block Office Depot's merger with OfficeMax

    FTC won't block Office Depot's merger with OfficeMax
    The Federal Trade Commission said Friday it has unanimously voted to close its seven-month investigation into the proposed $1.2 billion merger of office supply superstores Office Depot and OfficeMax. The closing date for the merger is now on Nov. 5, the...
  • Temporary staffing firm On Assignment booms as U.S. economy improves

    Sometimes, employers aren't looking for a long-term, committed relationship. That's where On Assignment Inc. comes in. The Calabasas firm provides skilled employees — many of them in the technology field — to companies looking for...
  • Baltimore's global position

    Baltimore's global position
    As reports of an improving economy continue to trickle in, many businesses in the Baltimore area are realizing that global forces could very well positively impact our area and that now is the time to respond to these emerging trends. This area is in...
  • AFM: German Shingles Have Emerged as Top Sellers of Commercial Fare

    Few countries have such a varied and strong sales sector as Germany. There are more than 10 German sales companies at the AFM, and others that are not at the market -- like M-Appeal and Films Boutique -- are very active on the indie pic sales circuit....
  • FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV

    FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV
    The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved Tribune Co.'s purchase of 16 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings. Tribune's collection of TV stations will nearly double in size with the $2.7-billion acquisition of the new stations,...
  • Sinclair Broadcast profits up 38 percent in third quarter

    Sinclair Broadcast profits up 38 percent in third quarter
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw profit for the third quarter jump 38 percent, benefiting from strength in television advertising and growth in revenue from fees broadcasters charge cable TV companies to carry their signals. The Hunt Valley-based TV...