Priceline is buying online restaurant reservation company OpenTable for $2.6 billion. The deal should help Priceline, the online travel company, branch out into a new business segment.
Menlo Park’s Facebook has reportedly been spurned in its efforts to buy the popular photo-sharing app Snapchat.
Because the 35-year-old Zito realized this moment was coming, he recently took out a full-page newspaper ad to thank the fans for standing by him through a tough tenure on this side of San Francisco Bay. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner across the water for the Oakland Athletics, Zito just completed a $126 million, seven-year contract with the Giants.
The planned purchase of Taleo extends Oracle’s offerings in the growing arena of cloud-based computing. With such an approach, businesses don’t run software and services in-house, but rather send those tasks to remote locations operated by companies such as Oracle and IBM Corp.
The Golden State Warriors have reached a buyout agreement with Troy Murphy and placed him on waivers.
Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. have both held low-level talks with Twitter Inc. about purchasing the social networking service, according to a report published Thursday.
Published reports are saying that Google’s attempt to buy local-coupon site Groupon appears to have failed for now.
Oracle Corp. is adding to its software arsenal software with the $1 billion all-cash deal announced Tuesday for a company called Art Technology Group Inc., which helps businesses interact with online shoppers to boost sales.
Yahoo’s inability to snap out of a financial funk may be about to turn the Internet company into a takeover target for the second time in less than three years.