Merger

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7 Ways the Ticketfly – WillCall Merger Will Effect You

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco-based ticketing service Ticketfly has acquired a fellow San Francisco company, the last-minute discount ticket selling application WillCall. Ticketfly has gradually burgeoned to become the second largest concert ticket seller in the […]

08/21/2014

OpenTable

San Francisco Reservation Website OpenTable To Be Sold For $2.6 Billion To Priceline

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.

06/13/2014

Safeway store in Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Safeway To Be Acquired By Albertsons Parent Company

Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains.

03/06/2014

The logo of mobile app 'WhatsApp' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook To Buy Popular Messaging Service WhatsApp For $19 Billion; Largest Ever Acquisition

Facebook is buying mobile messaging service WhatsApp for up to $19 billion in cash and stock, by far the company’s largest acquisition.

02/19/2014

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

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China OKs Google’s $12.5 Billion Purchase Of Motorola Mobility

Google said authorities in China have approved its acquisition of Motorola Mobility. This brings the Internet search giant closer to completing its biggest deal ever.

05/19/2012

A sign at Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale. (AP)

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

AC Transit Bus

East Bay Bus Service May Partner With BART To Save Money

Ongoing cuts at AC Transit have officials considering whether some parts of its bus operation could be turned over to Bay Area Rapid Transit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/19/2011

(Seagate Technology)

Seagate To Buy Samsung’s Hard Disk Drive Business

Seagate is buying the hard disk drive business of Samsung in a $1.38 billion deal that gives the South Korean electronics manufacturer a nearly 10 percent stake in Seagate.

CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011

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