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The huge price tag for Facebook's acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp is hard to justify, but there is clearly value in the app's 450 million users, Blackstone told CNBC.
Dealmaking has kicked off again, with the level of mergers and acquisitions activity in 2014 almost at the pre-financial crisis levels of 2007.
Radio frequency chipmakers RF Micro Devices will buy peer TriQuint Semiconductor for about $1.6 billion in an all-stock deal to create a company that could better compete in selling chips to mobile-handset makers.
BlackBerry shares rose after investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point hedge fund disclosed it had bought 10 million shares in the smart phone maker.
Global miner Rio Tinto reported a 45 percent jump in second-half profit on Thursday, beating market forecasts.
Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said he's confident the deal to acquire Time Warner Cable will be approved.
The CEO of French advertising agency Publicis has described the expected tie-up between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, as the "sensible" thing to do.
Networking helps people progress at work and companies that build partnerships also do better, according to INSEAD academics.
As Apple's annual meeting approaches, some big investors are fighting an increasingly public fight over what the company should do with its cash.
FCC's chairman his skepticism about a potential merger between Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc in a meeting with Sprint.
Carl Icahn has been pushing Apple to use its $150 billion war chest to buy back company shares. Not every shareholder agrees.
Tesla Motors attempts to set itself apart from its rivals with a "fair" pricing of the Model S in China.
Nelson Peltz, newly named to Mondelez International's board, told CNBC on Tuesday he won't push for a merger of the snack-food maker with PepsiCo.
Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Responsys for $27 a share, or approximately $1.5 billion.
Ford said it expects lower pretax profit in 2014, and that targets for global automotive operating margin are at risk.
The Asia-Pacific region has overtaken Europe when it comes to mergers and acquisition, taking second place this year to North America.
Cerberus seeks a $25 million equity investment for its gun business from an unnamed third party, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Sears Holdings said Friday that it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business as a separate company by distributing stock to the retailer's shareholders.
Charter Communications is arranging approximately $25 billion of debt financing as it looks to acquire Time Warner Cable, sources told Dow Jones.
The global tech company will focus on the commercial PC and tablet market in 2014, CEO Meg Whitman tells CNBC.