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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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Arsenio Hall Launches Fundraiser To Buy The Clippers

Talk show host has thrown himself into the ring to purchase the team, but needs to raise some money first…

05/20/2014

An employee prepares order at Amazon's San Bernardino Fulfillment Center October 29, 2013 in San Bernardino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Amazon Teams With Twitter To Make Those Impulse Buys Even Easier

Amazon is linking up with Twitter to make online shopping even easier with a new service that may prey upon your impulsive purchasing habits.

05/05/2014

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Disney’s Purchase of YouTube Video Supplier ‘Maker Studios’ a Boon For LA Startups

The $500 million purchase of YouTube video producer Maker Studios marks a positive sign…

03/25/2014

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

More Than A Dozen Bay Area Towns Begin Paying Higer Sales Tax

Depending on where you shop and what type of purchase you plan to make in the near future, you may feel the impact on your wallet – or not.

04/01/2013

Al Gore, chairman and co-founder of Current TV, and Joel Hyatt, executive vice chairman and co-founder of Current TV, attend the Current TV Upfront at the Paley Center For Media on February 9, 2011 in New York City. (Joe Kohen/Getty Images for Current TV)

Al-Jazeera Buying Al Gore’s SF-Based Current TV

Current TV, founded in 2005 by former vice president Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, is available in 60 million U.S. homes.

01/02/2013

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SF, Oakland Plan Weekend Holiday Gun Buyback

The buyback on Saturday will offer $200 each for up to three weapons per person. Only gun owners with verified residence in either San Francisco or Oakland qualify.

12/14/2012

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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

Kodak. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Shutterfly Emerges As Likely Buyer Of Kodak’s Online Services

Shutterfly’s stock was up for a second straight day on Thursday after emerging as the likely buyer of certain assets of photo pioneer Eastman Kodak’s online photo services business.

04/27/2012

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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

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