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  • AECOM acquires URS for $6 billion Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 2:15 PM ET
    AECOM acquires URS for $6 billion

    In a $6 billion deal, engineering giant AECOM Technology Corporation, announced its acquisition of rival URS. AECOM Technology Corporation CEO Mike Burke discusses the deal, the regulatory environment outside the U.S., and his confidence in regards to paying down debt.

  • AbbVie nears Shire acquisition Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 9:06 AM ET
    AbbVie nears Shire acquisition

    Shire says it is willing to recommend AbbVie's latest takeover bid to shareholders. CNBC's David Faber outlines the details of the potential deal.

  • Whiting, Kodiak create Bakken shale powerhouse Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 8:22 AM ET
    A construction worker specializing in pipe-laying sandblasts a section of pipeline in North Dakota.

    Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Kodiak Oil& Gas for $3.8 billion, becoming the largest producer in North Dakota's Bakken shale play.

  • Freedom Tower designer in $4B construction deal Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 7:51 AM ET
    AECOM's projects include One World Trade Center in New York City.

    AECOM Technology said it will pay $4 billion to acquire URS in an acquisition that is expected to complete in October.

  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for $3B Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 6:45 AM ET
    A truck passes in front Archer-Daniels-Midland signage displayed on the side of a grain storage bin at an ADM grain elevator in Niantic, Illinois.

    ADM said it is buying food flavors and specialty ingredients company Wild Flavors for 2.2 billion euros ($3 billion) in cash.

  • Google streams into Songza Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 9:09 AM ET
    Google streams into Songza

    Google has acquired music streaming service Songza. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss who this deal benefits.

  • Death of the desktop? Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:37 AM ET
    Death of the desktop?

    Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems co-founder, shares his thoughts on the future of the PC and the "Internet of things."

  • McNealy: IRS email loss 'stunning' Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 8:33 AM ET
    McNealy: IRS email loss 'stunning'

    How in the day and age of the cloud and back-up could this happen, asks Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems co-founder, sharing his frustration with the IRS losing emails.

  • Wisconsin Energy buys Integrys in $5.7 bln deal Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    Wisconsin Energy struck a $5.71 billion deal to buy Integrys Energy, creating a larger, more diverse electric and natural gas company.

  • Chinese switch from cash to credit for car buys Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | 7:54 PM ET

    In a country where owning a car has long been a symbol of luxury and success, around 85 percent of Chinese car buyers still buy cars with cash.

  • Bitcoin's Mt.Gox gets US bankruptcy protection Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 3:50 AM ET
    This photo illustration shows a man looking at the bitcoin exchange website of Mt. Gox in Tokyo last February.

    The failed Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange, Mt.Gox, received court approval on Tuesday to begin Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States.

  • One argument for selling the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 11:54 AM ET
    Fans celebrate after the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

    Sitting atop LA's shaky sports scene, the Stanley Cup champs may never fetch a higher price for their corporate owners.

  • SanDisk to buy Fusion-io for $1.1 billion Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    Chipmaker SanDisk said it would buy flash storage device maker Fusion-io for about $1.1 billion.

  • SanDisk to buy Fusion-io for $1.1 billion Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:09 AM ET
    SanDisk to buy Fusion-io for $1.1 billion

    SanDisk is buying Fusion-io for $1.1 billion. Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk co-founder, president & CEO, discusses the growing demand for enterprise storage.

  • Medical M&A: Who's next? Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Medical M&A: Who's next?

    Medtronic announced it will buy Covidien for $42.9 billion. Barbara Ryan of FTI Consulting, discusses consolidation in the medical industry.

  • Medtronic to buy Covidien Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:10 AM ET
    Medtronic to buy Covidien

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides insight to Medtronic's announcement it will buy Covidien, and also discusses the consolidation trends in medical device companies.

  • PCLN global expertise to help OPEN? Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    PCLN global expertise to help OPEN?

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses if Priceline's purchase of OpenTable makes sense. Swisher says Priceline wants to expand and OpenTable will help them grow globally. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • PCLN will help OPEN expand internationally: Pro Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:17 AM ET
    PCLN will help OPEN expand internationally: Pro

    Mark May, Citigroup, explains why he likes Priceline's announced acquisition of OpenTable for $2.6 billion. May says "from a valuation standpoint, it is very reasonable."

  • Behind the Merck-Idenix deal Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:06 AM ET
    Behind the Merck-Idenix deal

    Merck is buying Idenix Pharmaceuticals for $3.85 billion in a deal that has already been approved by the boards of both companies, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • SPAC on track to write 'blank check' Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 7:38 AM ET
    SPAC on track to write 'blank check'

    Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, WL Ross & Company chairman and CEO, discusses the launch of his publicly traded special purpose acquisition corporation, formed for the purpose of making acquisition.