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Comcast Offers $65 Million to Snatch Fox from Disney

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Back in May, Comcast stated it planned to outbid Disney in an attempt to snatch up assets being sold by Fox. This includes things like film and …

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AT&T is Now Legally Allowed to Buy Time Warner for $85 Million

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Back in 2016, AT&T announced it planned to acquire media giant Time Warner for $85 million paid out half in cash and half in stock at …

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Microsoft Acquires GitHub for $7.5 Billion

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The companies hope to gain a new level of trust among the developer community.

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Comcast to Outbid Disney in Attempt to Snatch Up Fox Assets

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Back in December, Disney announced a multi-billion dollar deal it planned to make with Fox that would see the magical company obtained major entertainment assets such as …

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T-Mobile and Sprint Officially Announce $26 Billion Merger

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The new company will be valued at $146 billion.

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Sprint and T-Mobile Might Merge This Week

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Following a recent report out of Reuters that claimed talks were back on, CNBC is saying Sprint and T-Mobile are finalizing a deal that will see …

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Apple is Acquiring Texture, a Digital Magazine Subscription Service

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The “Netflix of magazines” will soon be owned by the Cupertino company for an undisclosed amount.

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Disney Acquires 21st Century Fox in Major Entertainment Deal

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Disney has acquired Fox’s entertainment division, 21st Century Fox, for $52.4 billion in a major move that will shake up the media industry. The move places …

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It’s Official: Apple is Buying Shazam

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As per a statement via BuzzFeed, Apple has announced it will be acquiring Shazam, the incredibly popular music recognition service that originally launched nearly twenty years …

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Reports: Apple to Acquire Shazam for $400 Million

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New reports out of both Recode and TechCrunch today claim Apple is gearing up to acquire music identification service Shazam for $400 million. The deal, according …

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Disney is Reportedly in Talks to Buy a Part of 21st Century Fox

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“Let’s get everything, except news and sports,” said Disney in a mischievous voice.

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T-Mobile and Sprint Announce They’re Not Merging

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After weeks and weeks of speculation from heated reports that flew in like hawks, T-Mobile and Sprint have both announced they’re no longer in talks regarding …

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Donald Trump’s Twitter Account Was Deactivated by an Exiting Employee

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Image via: TIME For around eleven minutes before the 7 PM ET hour struck yesterday, President Donald Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated for no apparent reason. …

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Apple’s Q4 2017 Earnings: The iPhone X Should Fix Things

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Apple has posted its Q4 earnings for FY 2017 and is reporting revenue of $52.6 billion with $10.7 billion in profit. This was earned by selling …

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Dow Jones Accidentally Announces Google Acquisition of Apple for $9 Billion

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The Dow Jones surprised everyone today when they mistakenly published headlines saying Google was set to acquire Apple for as little as $9 billion. The deal, …

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T-Mobile and Sprint Reportedly Close to Merging Deal

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A report out of Reuters who quotes “people familiar with the matter” states T-Mobile and Sprint could be close to merging. A deal is reportedly being …

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Google Hires HTC’s Smartphone Division for $1.1 Billion

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After multiple rumors and reports indicating the move would be made, Google has announced they’re spending $1.1 billion to hire employees in HTC’s smartphone division to …

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HTC Stops Share Trading Ahead of Expected Google Takeover

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HTC has stopped its share trading ahead of an expected Google takeover of the company’s smartphone division, according to Bloomberg‘s Tim Culpan. Previously, a takeover of …

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Andy Rubin’s Essential is Now a Billion-Dollar Company

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Andy Rubin’s Essential is now a billion-dollar company, according to Bloomberg columnist Tim Culpan. Thanks to Foxconn’s FIH Mobile $3 million investment in Essential to own …

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Scientists Have Altered Human DNA For the First Time in the US

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They may have been successful and things might seem promising, but there could be major complications down the road.