Acquisition

10.27.16
Verizon buys a video startup for its tech, kills the service
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Verizon buys a video startup for its tech, kills the service

It was founded by former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, who won't be coming with.

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10.17.16
Razer's THX purchase means cinema-approved VR and laptops
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Razer's THX purchase means cinema-approved VR and laptops

The good news is that there apparently weren't any layoffs as a result.

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10.06.16
Verizon reportedly looking for a $1 billion discount on Yahoo
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Verizon reportedly looking for a $1 billion discount on Yahoo

New York Post sources claim recent security and privacy revelations have diminished Yahoo's value.

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10.06.16
Does anyone want to buy Twitter?
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Does anyone want to buy Twitter?

The company wants to make a decision by the end of the month, but the list of potential buyers is getting shorter.

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10.05.16
Reuters: Twitter seeks a sale decision by October 27th
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Reuters: Twitter seeks a sale decision by October 27th

Which is the day it reports third-quarter earnings. (Update: Google and Disney are reportedly out.)

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10.05.16
Samsung acquires Viv, an AI platform from the makers of Siri
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Samsung acquires Viv, an AI platform from the makers of Siri

The plan is to 'deliver a single conversational interface to the world’s apps and services,' starting late next year.

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