Yahoo has acquired Rockmelt, a Silicon Valley startup that built a Web browser tied to Facebook’s social network.
Lowe’s says it plans to expand its California presence with an acquisition of Sears spinoff Orchard Supply Hardware Stores for about $205 million in cash.
Hewlett-Packard Co. said that a British company it bought for $9.7 billion last year lied about its finances, resulting in a massive write-down of the value of the business.
The agreement announced Monday calls for Google Inc. to buy a 3-year-old startup called Admeld. Based in New York, Admeld specializes in technology that helps websites make more money by selecting ads most likely to generate the most revenue.
CBS is buying the online video watching guide Clicker.com and making its co-founder the new president of CBS Interactive.
Visa Inc. said Wednesday it is buying PlaySpan Inc., which handles online transactions for digital goods, for $190 million in cash.