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As part of an online advertising push designed to leapfrog Yahoo and present a serious challenge to Google, Microsoft has just closed a $6 billion deal with digital marketing company aQuantive. As the software industry...

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Freescale Semiconductor - the former chip manufacturing arm of Motorola - has agreed to be acquired by a group of investment firms for $17.6 billion. A consortium of four private equity firms plans to buy...

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Pixar buyout for $7 billion

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On Tuesday, board members for Pixar Animation Studios will meet to approve a $7 billion buyout by Disney. The buyout will make Steve Jobs, the company's chief executive, around...

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Opera Buyout Rumors Unfounded

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CoolTechZone is reporting today that Microsoft and Opera are in the final stages of reaching an agreement, that would see the Redmond based software giant purchase the small Norwegian browser company. The report cites that...

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