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  • 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 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

    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

    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

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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • James Woolery, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, discusses the impact of investor activism on public companies.

  • Inside the Big Deals on Wall Street     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 7:23 AM ET

    James Woolery, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, provides an insider's look at the some of the biggest mergers and acquisitions on Wall Street.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details on Arrowgrass Capital Partners' opposition of FCX's takeover of Plains Exploration.