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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Mergers and acquisitions

AstraZeneca spurns Pfizer’s Massive Offer

AstraZeneca spurns Pfizer’s Massive Offer AstraZeneca spurned a massive offer of $117 billion from Pfizer. The amount was cited as too low for a deal to be sealed between the two giants.

May 20 2014, 5:46am CDT

Mark Zuckerberg Is The New Bill Gates

Mark Zuckerberg Is The New Bill Gates Yesterday, Facebook stunned the world by acquiring virtual reality headset maker Oculus for $2 billion in cash and stock. And I think this shows that Mark Zuckerberg really is the new Bill Gates. Now, that comparison is...

Mar 26 2014, 6:32am CDT

Chiquita Acquires Fyffes to become Biggest Banana Retailer

Chiquita Acquires Fyffes to become Biggest Banana Retailer The Chiquita company has acquires Fyffes and become the biggest banana retailer in the world. The two companies have a lot of value in tandem in monetary terms.

Mar 10 2014, 1:03pm CDT

I4U news

No Slowdown In Sight, Ad Tech M&A Will Rage On In 2014 Despite years of big acquisitions and big initial public offerings in advertising technology, mergers and acquisitions will likely remain rampant this year. That’s the consensus of a panel of ad tech, finance, and...

Feb 27 2014, 3:31pm CST

No, Apple Is Not Like Microsoft

No, Apple Is Not Like Microsoft Barclays has lost faith in Apple and thinks you should too. It believes the time has come to dump the most valuable company because of some superficial similarities to Microsoft, which traded sideways through most of...

Feb 22 2014, 7:36am CST

Beware Wildly Irrational Tech Mergers In the last year, we’ve seen some mega-tech deals come down the pike, such as Comcast’s announcement to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion, Verizon’s purchase of Vodafone’s stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion...

Feb 21 2014, 2:51pm CST

Breaking - Facebook Buying WhatsApp - $16B In Cash And Stock From the regulatory filing: On February 19, 2014, Facebook, Inc. (“Parent”) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger and Reorganization (the “Merger Agreement”) with Rhodium Acquisition Sub II, Inc., a Delaware...

Feb 19 2014, 4:21pm CST

Google gets more guarded about acquisition numbers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is becoming more secretive about its acquisitions as the Internet company hunts for promising innovations and engineering talent to help shape the future of technology. The subtle change...

Feb 13 2014, 5:05pm CST

CES 2015 News
With Yahoo On The Ropes, Mayer can still Lead A Big Turnaround!

With Yahoo On The Ropes, Mayer can still Lead A Big Turnaround! Yahoo! (YHOO) is very much on the ropes and its shares have suffered a shellacking after the Internet giant posted disappointing fourth quarter results, exacerbated by an even more uninspired guidance for the first-...

Jan 31 2014, 2:15am CST

Icahn Continues to Bet on Apple Stock

Icahn Continues to Bet on Apple Stock Carl Icahn invests another $500 million in Apple with vote on stock-buyback proposal looming SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Activist investor Carl Icahn has raised his stake in Apple as he escalates his campaign to pressure the...

Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST

Should Microsoft Acquire Yahoo For $53 Billion?

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo for $53 Billion? The last time Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo — valuing it at $45 billion, Steve Ballmer hoped that some value could be created by combining their media assets. As he said back then, “We have great respect for Yahoo!,...

Jan 21 2014, 8:56am CST

Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake

Hubris: A Startup's Worst Mistake The following guest post is by Frederic Kerrest, co-founder and COO of Okta. Many startups experienced successful exits in 2013. Others crumbled to the ground. A common cause for those failures? Exhibiting hubris. It’s...

Jan 9 2014, 9:36am CST

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier Congratulations. Your hard work and entrepreneurial instincts have paid off in the form of a fast-growing, profitable business that’s worth millions of dollars, or could be some day. And you’re only 40. Or 30. Or, like...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

I4U news

The 5 Reasons Big Companies Struggle With Innovation As I have been doing startup consulting at Red Rocket, I have also had many executive conversations with several big companies.  These companies were anywhere from $150MM to $25BN in revenues in size, so definitely well...

Jan 8 2014, 9:31am CST

Exit! Mergers and Acquisitions of Israeli VC-Backed Companies Reaches Decade High

Exit! Mergers and Acquisitions of Israeli VC-Backed Companies Reaches Decade High Last month, I wrote about how Israeli startups are contending with growing up. Instead of selling out quickly, Israeli startups are choosing to scale up. That means, the nature of their exits will be different. In the...

Jan 8 2014, 8:11am CST

Best Investment Ideas 2014: Six Technology Stocks

Best Investment Ideas 2014: Six Technology Stocks Last year was a sizzling year for stocks, and though technology and telecom stocks as a group rose only 18%, their were pockets like Internet stocks that soared. PowerShares Nasdaq Internet Portfolio (PNQI), which holds...

Jan 6 2014, 12:16pm CST

I4U news

Top VCs Predict Where They'll Invest Their Money In 2014 With the new year on the minds of tech companies and investors alike, it’s time to look back on 2013′s startup crazes and forecast what’ll be the next wave in tech for 2014. What types of companies will prove the next...

Dec 31 2013, 9:36am CST

Yahoo To $40 And Now Beyond

Yahoo To $40 And Now Beyond A little over a year ago here in Forbes, I wrote a post about how Yahoo! was going to go to $40 by the end of 2013. It turns out that was a very accurate call, as the stock now trades slightly above the $40 level. I...

Dec 29 2013, 1:06pm CST

I4U news

Leaders Doubt Their Strategies Will Produce Success On the face of it, a finding that fully 60% of executives from around the world are not able to say that their companies’ strategies will lead to success looks alarming. Especially when a quarter of those interviewed...

Dec 23 2013, 2:46am CST

Michael Dell buys Dell for $24.4 billion

Michael Dell buys Dell for $24.4 billion It is official Dell is going private.

Feb 5 2013, 9:13am CST