Merger

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Tartine Bakery Joins Forces With Blue Bottle Coffee, Eyes Expanding To L.A., NYC

Two Bay Area businesses with major cult followings will join forces as Blue Bottle Coffee of Oakland and Tartine Bakery of San Francisco have announced a merger.

04/20/2015

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U.S. Airways Name To Disappear In FAA-Approved Merger With American Airlines

The Federal Aviation Administration authorized American Airlines and U.S. Airways to operate as a single carrier on Wednesday.

04/08/2015

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Giant Kraft, Heinz Food Merger May Impact Jobs At Plants In Central, Southern California

Kraft is expected to undergo cost-cutting under the management of 3G Capital. John Cahill, CEO of Kraft, noted that the new management would drive a “much leaner organization.”

03/25/2015

A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Analyst Predicts Apple To Buy Tesla For $75 Billion

Apple may be in the market to buy Tesla, according to the rumor mill.

02/17/2015

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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

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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

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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

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