March 27- Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion, according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector. The acquisition of Altera, which makes programmable chips widely used in cellphone towers, the...» Read More
SanDisk is buying Fusion-io for $1.1 billion. Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk co-founder, president & CEO, discusses the growing demand for enterprise storage.
Medtronic announced it will buy Covidien for $42.9 billion. Barbara Ryan of FTI Consulting, discusses consolidation in the medical industry.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides insight to Medtronic's announcement it will buy Covidien, and also discusses the consolidation trends in medical device companies.
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.
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."
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.
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.
A quick rundown of the action going on in the telecom industry, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan. The big question is whether regulators will agree with a merger for T-Mobile and Sprint.
CNBC's Jon Fortt and Henry Blodget, Business Insider editor-in-chief & CEO, discuss the potential deal between Sprint and T-Mobile and what it means for the state of broadband in the U.S. Blodget says both companies are at a tremendous disadvantage and need the scale to compete.
Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz, shares his thoughts on Apple's future after Steve Jobs and the acquisition of Beats. Jimmy Iovine is one of the best entrepreneurs of our time, says Andreessen.
Pilgrim's Pride is sweetening its takeover offer for Hillshire Brands. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss the "insane" bidding for Hillshire.
CNBC's Jon Fortt and Liz Gannes, Re/code senior editor, discuss what Jimmy Iovine brings to Apple and if music is really that important to the tech giant's future.
Toni Sacconaghi, Sanford C. Bernstein senior research analyst, discusses what the Beats deal means for Apple and if this was the best decision for the tech giant to invest its capital.
"Squawk Box" host Andrew Ross Sorkin has the latest details on Pilgrim's Pride's bid for Hillshire Brands.
The sale of the 49-year-old restaurant chain is expected to close in July. TGI Fridays employs over 70,000 people globally.
YouTube is reportedly ready to make its largest acquisition ever. CNBC's Josh Lipton provides insight to the potential deal.
As AstraZeneca's shares slid following its rejection of Pfizer's new bid, the company's chairman said he was "reasonably confident" it was the right decision.
Max Wolff, Citizen V.C. chief economist; Yukari Kane, author of "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs"; and David Nelson, Belpointe Asset Management.
A look at Apple's could-be deal with Beats Electronics, with CNBC's Morgan Brennan.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the race to be hip hop's first billionaire.