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  • 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.

  • Buffett: 'We'll be in Heinz forever'     Monday, 6 May 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    The Berkshire Hathaway chairman and CEO talks about the Heinz acquisition deal, and gives his views on Fed policies.

  • Glencore Seen Still Hungry After Swallowing Xstrata Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 2:15 AM ET

    After years of on-off talks, Glencore's head Ivan Glasenberg gets to complete the $30 billion acquisition of Xstrata on Thursday, the mining industry's biggest takeover yet.

  • Germany's Bayer has agreed to buy U.S. contraceptive devices maker Conceptus for $1.1 billion, aiming to underpin its position as the world's largest women's healthcare provider.

  • Behind the Scenes Look at the M&A World     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Ralph Schlosstein,Evercore Partners; and Blair Effron Centerview Partners, explain how smaller M&A firms are taking a larger share of the market away from bigger firms.

  • M&A Titans Reveal Top Investment Moves     Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    "I think we are in a very gentle trend upward," said Ralph Schlosstein, Evercore Partners, providing insight on what's happening in the world of mergers and acquisitions, with Blair Effron Centerview Partners.