UPDATE: Some Mills Alumni Critical of Merger with Northeastern UniversityMills College officials say the school's recently announced merger with Northeastern University was necessary for financial reasons, but some alumni feel it means the end of the college’s historic mission.
Trustees Approve Mills College Merger With Northeastern UniversityFollowing a vote by its board of trustees, Mills College will merge with Northeastern University, saving the longtime women’s college from closure.
AG Xavier Becerra Drops Challenge To T-Mobile-Sprint MergerCalifornia’s attorney general said Wednesday that the state will not appeal a judge’s decision approving T-Mobile's $26.5 billion purchase of Sprint, bringing the companies closer to creating a new wireless giant.
Disney's $71.3 Billion Acquisition Of Fox Entertainment Approved By ShareholdersDisney's $71.3 billion acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox's entertainment division is one step closer after shareholders approved the deal Friday.
Entercom Radio Enters New Era In Bay Area RadioBig day for Bay Area radio as CBS Radio and Entercom Communications complete merger...
Tesla, SolarCity Shareholders Approve MergerElectric car maker Tesla Motors won the backing of shareholders to acquire SolarCity Corp., the nation's largest solar panel installer.
Judge Blocks Proposed Merger Of Staples, Office DepotA judge's injunction issued Tuesday likely means Office Depot and Stapes will drop their $6.3 billion merger plan.
U.S. Sues Activist Hedge Fund ValueAct Over Halliburton-Baker Hughes DisclosuresThe U.S. government sued a San Francisco activist hedge fund, alleging that it violated antitrust laws during a pending merger of Halliburton and Baker Hughes.
Investors Behind Peet's Coffee Buying Up Keurig For Nearly $14BKeurig, the maker of single-cup coffee machines that sit on millions of kitchen counters, agreed to sell itself Monday for almost $14 billion. The buyers are an investment group led by JAB Holding Co., a private company with a growing java business.
Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 BillionAetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.
Intel Makes $16.7 Billion Bet On Mobile With Acquisition Of San Jose's AlteraSan Jose-based Altera specializes in programmable chips for all sorts of things like cars, industrial uses and communications applications, and its been making solid inroads into data centers, an area of strength for Intel as the world's biggest chipmaker looks to expand beyond the weakening PC business and also make inroads into mobile, where it lost $4-billion last year, and is forecasting another $3-billion dollar loss this year.
Tartine Bakery Joins Forces With Blue Bottle Coffee, Eyes Expanding To L.A., NYCTwo 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.
U.S. Airways Name To Disappear In FAA-Approved Merger With American AirlinesThe Federal Aviation Administration authorized American Airlines and U.S. Airways to operate as a single carrier on Wednesday.
Giant Kraft, Heinz Food Merger May Impact Jobs At Plants In Central, Southern CaliforniaKraft 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."
Analyst Predicts Apple To Buy Tesla For $75 BillionApple may be in the market to buy Tesla, according to the rumor mill.