Rumors

Will Apple Buy Netflix?

Since Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced its Apple TV+ streaming service, experts have continued to be skeptical, thinking that it is too late to market and has a very limited ...
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Odds Apple Buys Netflix Advance

Since Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced its Apple TV+ streaming service, experts have continued to be skeptical, thinking that it is too late to market. It also has a very ...
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What FireEye Might Fetch in a Buyout, and a Reality Check

The world continues to be in dire need of solid data security and cybersecurity options. Whether this pertains to security for individuals, corporations or government agencies, the need to protect ...
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Would IAC Step Into a Groupon and Yelp Merger?

It has been about two weeks since there was speculation that Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) would merge with Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP). One problem here is that Groupon has a ...
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Investors Torch Mallinckrodt on Report of Possible Bankruptcy Filing

Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK), a maker of specialty and generic drugs, reportedly has hired advisors to help the company decided whether to file for bankruptcy protection ahead of a federal ...
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Why Broadcom Should Be Thankful That It’s Not Buying Symantec

Some mergers are never formally consummated and never formally ended, as far as a lack of corporate communications is concerned. The would-be acquisition of Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) by Broadcom ...
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How Much Barnes & Noble Could Fetch in a Buyout

Everyone loves a good old-fashioned buyout rumor that can pump up a down-and-out stock. The retail climate has been permanently changed by the internet, and companies like Barnes & Noble ...
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How Much Cypress Semiconductor Might Fetch in a Buyout

It seems that the world of semiconductors still will have fewer companies dominating the landscape in the years ahead. After years of industry consolidation, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) became ...
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Another Gold Mining Merger Rumor Goes Soft, Sort Of

Iamgold Corp. (NYSE: IAG) is a relatively small gold mining outfit that recently joined in the buyout rumor mill. A report from Bloomberg on Thursday had indicated that Iamgold was ...
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Is KKR Set to Pay $1 Billion for Corel?

Corel, makers of Corel Draw and a host of other computer software and hardware products, got its start in 1985 in Ottawa and was first publicly traded in 1989. Over ...
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Facebook’s Cryptocoin: Where Do We Sign Up?

One thing to say for Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB): the company thinks inside the box. It's own box. With a fine of up to $5 billion looming and regulators around ...
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What a PG&E Bankruptcy Would Mean

On November 8, shares of PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) closed near $49. A week later the closed at just over $17. What happened in between may lead the largest gas ...
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Is Shell About to Spend $8 Billion to Double Its Permian Basin Acreage?

According to a Bloomberg News report Tuesday, Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A) is negotiating to buy privately held Endeavor Energy Resources for about $8 billion. If the deal is ...
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What Will Coca-Cola Acquire Next?

With its $5 billion acquisition of the Costa coffee shop chain, Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) once more has shown its commitment to expanding its footprint and the diversity of its ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The housing market has started to falter. According to MarketWatch: The housing market hit a sudden and “significant” slowdown in the past few weeks that could continue in coming months, ...
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