Aquisition

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain View Startup Rockmelt Becomes Latest Yahoo Aquisition

Yahoo has acquired Rockmelt, a Silicon Valley startup that built a Web browser tied to Facebook’s social network.

08/02/2013

A Lowe's employee checks inventory of paint during the grand opening of the Lowe's store on November 4, 2010 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco mayor and California Lt. Governor-elect Gavin Newsom attended a ribbon cutting for the opening of a new Lowe's store in the city's Bayview district. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lowe’s Announces Plans To Acquire San Jose-Based Orchard Supply

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.

06/17/2013

A sign at Hewlett-Packard headquarters in Palo Alto. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

HP Says Acquired Company Lied About Finances

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.

11/20/2012

Google Strikes Deal To Add Admeld To Arsenal

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 San Francisco–06/13/2011

The Clicker.com website logo

CBS To Buy Web Video Guide Clicker, Elevate Exec

CBS is buying the online video watching guide Clicker.com and making its co-founder the new president of CBS Interactive.

CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

Visa credit cards

Visa Acquires Santa Clara-Based PlaySpan For $190M In Cash

Visa Inc. said Wednesday it is buying PlaySpan Inc., which handles online transactions for digital goods, for $190 million in cash.

CBS San Francisco–02/09/2011

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