Acquisitions and Divestitures

Devante Smith-Pelly cleared waivers and will be reassigned to Hershey

9 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Smith-Pelly was placed on waivers to clear a roster spot for the team's new acquisition, Carl Hagelin.
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Nest's Hidden Microphone Prompts Privacy Group to Call for FTC Action Against Google

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

A privacy group with a history of complaining about Google's acquisition of Nest sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission this week, calling on regulators to force Google...
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Schumer sounds off on Gannett hostile takeover bid

12 hours ago   |   Times Union

WASHINGTON Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer entered the fray involving an investment firm known as the “Destroyer of Newspapers” and its hostile attempt to buy upstate...
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Shares in world's top shipping firm sink on US tariffs risk

23 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

COPENHAGEN - Shares in the world's biggest shipping company, Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, plunged Thursday after it warned of the commercial damage it would suffer from a U.S...
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Exclusive: EU regulators set to clear RWE's buy of E.ON's renewables - sources

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

EU antitrust regulators are likely to approve without conditions German utility RWE's acquisition of the renewable businesses of E.ON and Innogy, people familiar with the...
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Revenue at Nutella maker Ferrero reaches $12 billion after Nestle acquisition

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Revenue at Ferrero reached $12 billion in the fiscal year ended in August, as the group included sales of products like Butterfinger and BabyRuth chocolate bars bought from...
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Apple's Pullstring acquisition is a benefit to Siri services

Apple's Pullstring acquisition is a benefit to Siri services

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know,
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CVS Health quarterly revenue rises 12.5 percent

1 day ago   |   Reuters

CVS Health Corp reported a 12.5 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, driven by strong pharmacy sales and its recent acquisition of health insurer Aetna.
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CVS shares drop on mixed results, disappointing forecast

1 day ago   |   CNBC

CVS Health reported mixed fourth-quarter results. CVS' 2019 forecast fell short of Wall Street's expectations. The company closed its $70 billion acquisition of health insurer...
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Instagram is already running out of room for ads, and that's a threat to Facebook as it looks for new avenues to keep revenue growing

Instagram is already running out of room for ads, and that's a threat to Facebook as it looks for new avenues to keep revenue growing

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

A few years ago, Instagram was red-hot for advertisers, with its 500 million-strong young audience. But like the Facebook feed, the Instagram feed is coming close to reaching...
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New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery prize

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a lottery jackpot worth tens of millions of dollars. Read more ...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to Lakers: 'For sure it's personal'

James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out as Houston fell apart late in Los Angeles. Afterward, both Houston stars had harsh words for one of the game officials. Read more ...

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 29 points, Brandon Ingram added 27 and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat the... Read more ...

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rui Hachimura scored 23 points and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pepperdine 92-64 on Thursday night, keeping the door open to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Read more ...

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

McDavid scores in overtime, Oilers top Islanders 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta - The Edmonton Oilers finally feel as though they got the result they deserved from the work they've put in. Read more ...