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Xerox is reportedly mulling a blockbuster takeover of HP

HP is more than three times Xerox's size, and a cash-and-stock offer would ring in at a premium to HP's $27 billion market value.

Google is buying Fitbit for $2.1 billion

Google announced on Friday morning that it was buying wearables maker Fitbit in a deal worth $2.1 billion.

Sony just bought the legendary game studio behind ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Ratchet & Clank’

The legendary game studio behind "Marvel's Spider-Man" and the long-running "Ratchet & Clank" series was just purchased by Sony.

Verizon is selling Tumblr to the owner of WordPress, and it sounds like the sale price is about 2% of the $1 billion Tumblr was once worth

The price of the deal was not disclosed, suggesting a big reduction from the $1.1 billion that Tumblr fetched the last time it was acquired.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft is acquiring a startup that will help its cloud customers control how their data is being used

Microsoft is acquiring BlueTalon. It fits into Microsoft's hybrid cloud strategy, which allows customers to use both private data centers and cloud.

WeWork acquires $249 million office-services startup Managed by Q as it goes after larger business customers

WeWork has acquired Managed by Q, a GV-backed platform for office tenants to hire service providers such as cleaners, receptionists or IT support.
A trader passes by a screen displaying the tickers symbols for Bristol-Myers Squibb and Intelsat, Ltd. on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, April 25, 2013. World equity markets advanced on Thursday as solid corporate earnings and data indicating the U.S. labor market remains resilient despite signs of slower growth buoyed optimism about the economy, an outlook that sent bond prices lower.

The record breaking $74 billion BMS-Celgene takeover just got the green light from 2 key players

The deal has faced growing unhappiness from shareholders, who had been hoping for a different type of acquisition.

Nvidia is making a strategic bet to grab a piece of a $174 billion market

Nvidia's strategic acquisition of Mellanox Technologies will help the chipmaker grab a share of the data-center market, a chip expert says.
Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of Salesforce

The $6.5 billion acquisition that everyone hated a year ago was the only thing everyone loved about Salesforce’s latest quarter

Salesforce announced it would acquire MuleSoft nearly a year ago. Here's how much revenue MuleSoft generated and why Salesforce sees potential in it.
Thomas Kurian

Google’s new cloud boss just made his first acquisition

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian spoke last week about plans to focus on enterprise customers. Now Google Cloud will acquire the Israeli startup Alooma.