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Microsoft Windows 7 runs on a Fujitsu tablet computer (Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Buys SF Internet Startup Yammer For $1.2B

Microsoft is paying $1.2 billion to buy San Francisco-based Yammer, an Internet startup that has built a social network similar to Facebook for the business world.

06/25/2012

A sign outside LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LinkedIn To Buy SlideShare As 1Q Beats Estimates

LinkedIn Corp. says its first-quarter profit more than doubled, and the business networking company is buying presentation sharing website SlideShare for $118.8 million.

05/03/2012

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Facebook Buying Photo-Share App Instagram For $1B

Facebook says it will spend $1 billion to buy the photo-sharing software company Instagram.

04/09/2012

Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers runs on to the field for their game against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on December 4, 2011 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Playoff Tickets Sell Out In Minutes

A limited amount of tickets for the general public went on sale Tuesday morning and were sold out almost instantly.

01/03/2012

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Yahoo To Buy Online Advertiser Interclick For $270 Million

Internet company Yahoo Inc. has agreed to buy online advertising network Interclick Inc. for $270 million in cash.

11/01/2011

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Microsoft To Buy Skype For $8.5 Billion

Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy the popular Internet telephone service Skype SA for $8.5 billion in the biggest deal in the software maker’s 36-year history.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

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Yahoo Acquisition Adds Way To Share TV Show Info

Yahoo has bought the maker of mobile software that makes it easier for people to let their friends know what TV shows they’re watching.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/25/2011

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Charles Schwab Buys Online Trader OptionsXpress For $1B

San Francisco-based Charles Schwab is buying online brokerage services provider OptionsXpress for $1 billion.

CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011

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Yahoo Spruces Up Its Online Ads With Dapper Deal

Yahoo is trying to spruce up its online advertising service by buying a startup called Dapper.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010

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