Archive for the ‘Acquisition’ Category



by Max Lee on September 28th, 2009
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Here’s some Monday news for you, Xerox is buying ACS! NEW YORK – Xerox Corp. has agreed to buy Affiliated Computer Services Inc. for about $6.4 billion in cash and stock in a deal that will boost the size of its services business and take it another step away from its roots as a printer ...
by Max Lee on June 19th, 2009
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Cisco, the company who claims to have lots of cash in times of recession, is proving themselves by announcing that they will be acquiring Pure Digital, the company who makes Flip Mino Camcorders. “The acquisition of Pure Digital is key to Cisco’s strategy to expand our momentum in the me ...
by Max Lee on September 15th, 2008
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BestBuy buys Naspter for $121 Million.  I think it’s a good buy for BestBuy since they can do some kind of double-promotion through their retail store while Napster.com still has a lot of following. Announced this morning, the retail giant has agreed to buy Napster Inc. for a staggering $121 ...
by Max Lee on August 5th, 2008
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DailyCandy.com, a site for style and beauty, has been sold to Comcast for a whopping $125 Million. Comcast apparently beat out Viacom with its willingness to pay $5 million more than Viacom’s offer of $120 million. Bob Pittman of Pilot Group Ventures, the holding company of DailyCandy, says the s ...
by Max Lee on June 30th, 2008
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Microsoft buys Powerset, a brand new search engine, for $100 million.  Remember we reviewed Powerset couple weeks ago? Well, honestly I don’t think Powerset is worth anywhere near $100 million and I don’t know what Microsoft is trying to do but maybe it’s because their Yahoo deal ...
by Max Lee on June 30th, 2008
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Here’s an interesting comparison chart for comparing Google (GOOG) deal versus Microsoft’s(MSFT) for Yahoo(YHOO). I am actually really thankful that Yahoo went with Google as they are a similiar-nature companies whereas Microsoft has been a “has-been” operating system compan ...
by Max Lee on June 4th, 2008
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In a recent letter to Yahoo (YHOO) from the investor Icahn, Icahn states, “…if Microsoft is still willing to purchase our company and thereby create a true competitor for Google”. What the heck is wrong with you man?  You got too much money and now you are greedy for more but Micr ...
by Max Lee on May 18th, 2008
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Great, Icahn just stirred Microsoft to do some more damage… Microsoft announced that it is continuing to explore and pursue its alternatives to improve and expand its online services and advertising business. Microsoft is considering and has raised with Yahoo! an alternative that would involv ...
by Max Lee on May 16th, 2008
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Well, it looks like Yahoo did respond to Carl Icahn‘s intention to be filthy rich and sell out to Microsoft. Phew, another day saved, we don’t want to see Yahoo (YHOO) under Microsoft’s (MSFT) hands.  The day we see Microsoft roll out it’s YahooVista engine will be the begin ...
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