Buyout

10.02.15
Adblock Chrome extension has been sold to an unknown buyer
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Adblock Chrome extension has been sold to an unknown buyer

It's unclear what the buyer wants to do with Adblock yet -- or who it is.

By N. Ingraham,   10.02.15
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08.25.14
Amazon reportedly ready to snatch Twitch away from Google (update: confirmed)
08.25.14

Amazon reportedly ready to snatch Twitch away from Google (update: confirmed)

Remember that rumored $1 billion deal Google worked out to purchase the internet's most popular ga...

By S. Buckley,   08.25.14
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07.24.14
​Google is reportedly buying Twitch for $1 billion
07.24.14

​Google is reportedly buying Twitch for $1 billion

What's the internet's most popular game-streaming service worth? About $1 billion, if VentureBeat...

By S. Buckley,   07.24.14
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05.18.14
Variety: Google is near buying game video service Twitch (update)
05.18.14

Variety: Google is near buying game video service Twitch (update)

AT&T may not be the only one landing a big acquisition this weekend. Variety claims that Googl...

By J. Fingas,   05.18.14
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05.18.14
AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion (updated)
05.18.14

AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion (updated)

AT&T clearly isn't taking Comcast's recent acquisition efforts lying down; it just announced p...

By J. Fingas,   05.18.14
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04.28.14
Comcast proposes giving up 3.9 million customers to clinch its TWC merger
04.28.14

Comcast proposes giving up 3.9 million customers to clinch its TWC merger

Comcast said it would be willing to shed customers to secure its buyout of Time Warner Cable, and...

By J. Fingas,   04.28.14
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02.21.14
Verizon completes buyout of Vodafone's stake in its cellphone business
02.21.14

Verizon completes buyout of Vodafone's stake in its cellphone business

After 14 years of partnership, Verizon now has full control over its cellphone business. The telec...

By J. Fingas,   02.21.14
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02.12.14
CNBC: Comcast will buy Time Warner Cable tomorrow for over $40 billion
02.12.14

CNBC: Comcast will buy Time Warner Cable tomorrow for over $40 billion

After months of rumors and a public battle with Charter Communications, CNBC reporter David Faber...

By R. Lawler,   02.12.14
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12.03.13
Toshiba to buy OCZ's assets for $35 million, eyes solid-state supremacy
12.03.13

Toshiba to buy OCZ's assets for $35 million, eyes solid-state supremacy

OCZ's memory technology won't fade into obscurity after all -- Toshiba has agreed to buy the ailin...

By J. Fingas,   12.03.13
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