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Google just went from being a nobody in wearables to a top player with Fitbit, and that’s sure to put an even bigger target on its back

Google has acquired smartwatch maker Fitbit in a $2.1 billion deal, making the search giant a sizable player in the wearable tech industry.

Sarah Lacy, the founder of Pando, is selling the blog, quitting journalism, and ditching Silicon Valley after 20 years because she is tired of being s...

The founder of Pando is selling the company and says her decision stems from sexual harassment and threats in her two decades covering Silicon Valley.
Cannabis is the world's newest and most dynamic industry, borne out of close to a century of illicit trade.

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here’s everything you need to know about t...

Here's all the latest news about the fascinating world of the legal cannabis industry. Subscribe to Business Insider Prime to read more.
By Chloe's CBD-infused desserts.

Here’s everything you need to know about CBD, the cannabis compound that’s in everything from coffee to ice cream and could soon be a $16 ...

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is popping up everywhere, fueled in part by a recent change in US law that made some CBD legal.
A screen shows the logos and trading information for defense contractor Raytheon Co, and United Technologies Corp. on the floor at the NYSE in New York

These are the 5 largest mega-mergers so far in 2019

According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volume has declined since last year while the average deal size has increased.

Here are the 12 banks who advised on the most M&A activity in the 3rd quarter

According to Mergermarket data, the first three quarters of 2019 saw 1,164 fewer deals than last year.
The owners of PokerStars and FanDuel are merging in a $12 billion deal.

The owners of FanDuel and PokerStars have struck a $12 billion deal to create the world’s biggest online betting group

Flutter Entertainment and The Stars Group earned a combined $4.7 billion in revenue last year, and boast 4 million active users around the world.

Global M&A activity tumbles to 3-year low as Trump’s trade war rages

The continued economic uncertainty surrounding the trade war between the US and China likely caused companies to step back from dealmaking.
The exchange world is a shark tank of bids lately.

The Hong Kong Exchange’s bid for the LSE would thwart the London firm’s $27 billion Refinitiv deal. Here’s why that’s a ‘...

The Honk Kong Stock Exchange proposed a $37 billion takeover of the London Stock Exchange. It will face quite a few hurdles, analysts say.

4 reasons why Hasbro’s $4 billion takeover of Entertainment One makes sense

The deal bolsters the toymaker's brand portfolio and gives it access to a $2 billion content library.