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  • Nikkei's Business Report   Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Nikkei's Business Report

    Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has pledged that his company will eventually become the world¿s biggest company by making its way into the US market. Speaking at today¿s shareholder¿s meeting he said the acquisition of Sprint will be completed in early July. The Nikkei's Sachiko Kishida has more.

  • Gannett Buying Belo For $1.5 Billion   Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:05 PM ET
    Gannett Buying Belo For $1.5 Billion

    Gracia Martore, President & CEO of Gannett Co., discusses her company's $1.5 billion acquisition of TV company Belo, as well as the direction the company is headed.

  • 3D Systems to Acquire 80% of Phenix   Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 5:40 PM ET
    3D Systems to Acquire 80% of Phenix

    Discussing whether financials are the most vulnerable sector, with the "Fast Money" traders; and 3D Systems is acquiring 80 percent of rival Phenix Systems, with Avi Reichental, 3D Systems CEO.

  • Google Makes It Official and Seals Deal With Waze Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 12:25 PM ET
    Google

    Google bought Israeli mapping startup Waze on Tuesday for an undisclosed sum.

  • Google's $1.3 Billion Deal With Waze   Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Google's $1.3 Billion Deal With Waze

    Google is finalizing its deal with real-time, social-mapping company Waze, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • AstraZeneca Buys Pearl for Up to $1.15 Billion Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 5:37 AM ET
    Respiratory therapists assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders.

    AstraZeneca is to buy U.S. respiratory drug specialist Pearl Therapeutics for up to $1.15 billion, as Britain's second biggest drugmaker steps up a drive to rebuild its product pipeline via deal-making.

  • China Firm Nears Deal for James Bond Yacht Maker Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 11:14 PM ET
    Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group

    A Chinese firm is close to buying Britain's largest luxury yacht maker by sales, underscoring China's growing appetite for European luxury assets. The Financial Times reports.

  • Banker Behind Berkshire-Heinz Deal   Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:42 AM ET
    Banker Behind Berkshire-Heinz Deal

    Antonio Weiss, Lazard global head of investment banking, discusses the details of the Berkshire-Heinz deal, and weighs in on the emerging trend of foreign capital finding a home in the buyout of U.S. companies.

  • Waze Disrupts GPS Space   Friday, 31 May 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Waze Disrupts GPS Space

    John Malloy, BlueRun Ventures partners, discusses how the social mapping and navigation app startup has revolutionizes the way people plot their destinations and has generated interest from Google and Facebook.

  • Cisco: Mobile Is Now Our Strength   Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 3:35 PM ET
    Cisco CEO: Mobile Is Now Our Strength

    CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Cisco's CEO John Chambers about the company's recent acquisitions, the Sprint-SoftBank deal and challenges in China's market.

  • China Goes 'Hogwild'   Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 2:50 PM ET
    China Goes 'Hogwild'

    China's Shaunghui International announced plans to buy pork producer Smithfield Foods for $4.7 billion. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Eamon Javers; Peter Navarro, University of California; and Mayor Carter Williams of Smithfield, Virginia discuss.

  • Why Now's the Time to Sell Your Business Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 2:24 PM ET
    Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson and her mother June Shannon star in TLC's "Here comes Honey Boo-Boo".

    Anyone who knows anything about business knows that you buy low and sell high. Here's why now just may be that selling-high time.

  • China Eyes Smithfield Foods   Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:15 PM ET
    China Eyes Smithfield Foods

    China is buying America's biggest pork company Smithfield Foods for more than $4.5 billion, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Valeant's $8.7 Billion Deal   Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 4:34 PM ET
    Valeant's $8.7 Billion Deal

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals is acquiring Bausch & Lomb for $8.7 billion, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Tech Check: Yahoo Buys Tumblr For $1.1 Billion   Monday, 20 May 2013 | 3:36 PM ET
    Tech Check: Yahoo Buys Tumblr For $1.1 Billion

    What Yahoo gets out of the Tumblr buy, with CNBC's Jon Fortt; and Alyson Shontell, Business Insider and Larry Fishelson, Dynalink Communications, discuss how the market is reacting to the deal.

  • Another Tumblr Waiting in the Wings?   Monday, 20 May 2013 | 2:14 PM ET
    Another Tumblr Waiting in the Wings?

    David Karp's Tumblr was acquired by Yahoo.com for $1.1 billion, with CNBC's Robert Frank; and CNBC's Julia Boorstin and John Herman, BuzzFeed tech editor, discuss which companies might be next in line.

  • Taxes For Wealthy French Top 100%   Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:55 PM ET
    Taxes For Wealthy French Top 100%

    Yahoo is buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion, and wealthy households in France paid more than 100 percent of their income in taxes in 2012. CNBC's Robert Frank and John Carney discuss.

  • Mayer's Strategy For Making Yahoo 'Cool' Again   Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:51 AM ET
    Mayer's Strategy For Making Yahoo 'Cool' Again

    The tech giant hopes its redesigned look will impress users and investors, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • DSM CEO: It Takes 'Guts' to Reinvent Yourself   Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    DSM CEO: It Takes 'Guts' to Reinvent Yourself

    Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, talks about the need for companies to "reinvent" themselves and DSM's acquisition strategy.

  • Elan Strikes $1 Billion Royalty Deal With Theravance Monday, 13 May 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Elan stepped up its bid to keep its independence on Monday by agreeing a $1 billion deal to buy 21 percent of the royalties that U.S. company Theravance receives from GlaxoSmithKline.