Acquisitions and Divestitures

Consulting firms are encroaching on the advertising business. Here's why Burger King's top marketing exec doesn't buy into the consulting firm hype

Consulting firms are encroaching on the advertising business. Here's why Burger King's top marketing exec doesn't buy into the consulting firm hype

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Fernando Machado, the global chief marketing officer of Burger King, doesn't think consulting firms have much creative prowess, at least not yet. "I don't see the value...
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Canopy Growth agrees to buy Acreage Holdings in $3.4B deal

Canopy Growth agrees to buy Acreage Holdings in $3.4B deal

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

Canopy Growth has agreed to roll up one of the biggest US marijuana growers in a $3.4 billion deal. However, the companies said Thursday that Canopy's acquisition of NY-based...
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Vornado sells 45% stake in prime Manhattan retail portfolio valued at $5.6B

15 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Vornado Realty Trust has sold a minority stake of its Fifth Avenue and Times Square retail portfolio in a deal that values the assets at about $5.6 billion. Just as...
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Kareem Jackson working at safety for Broncos

16 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Broncos were short on cornerbacks at this week's voluntary minicamp. Chris Harris is absent while trying to land a new contract, Bryce Callahan is recovering from foot...
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IBM is preparing to close its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat but Wall Street has 'real question marks' after its 'mediocre' quarter

IBM is preparing to close its $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat but Wall Street has 'real question marks' after its 'mediocre' quarter

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

IBM missed Wall Street's revenue expectations when it announced earnings on Tuesday, but analysts are paying close attention to its upcoming acquisition of Red Hat , which will...
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These real estate players are thrilled with Netflix's tax incentive-fueled New York expansion

19 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

With the help of up to $4 million in tax incentives, Netflix is beefing up its New York presence with an expansion of its Manhattan office and plans for a massive new...
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CloudBees acquires software automation startup Electric Cloud

CloudBees acquires software automation startup Electric Cloud

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

San Jose, California-based CloudBees has acquired Electric Cloud for an undisclosed amount, the company announced at its 2019 CloudBees Days conference.
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2019 Chicago Bears Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info

1 day ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   12 articles

The Chicago Bears now know what their path to repeating as NFC North champs looks like. The preseason acquisition of Khalil Mack powered Chicago to a 12-4 record in 2018...
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Lyft has plunged 20% since going public, and another Wall Street analyst just came out with a lukewarm view

Lyft has plunged 20% since going public, and another Wall Street analyst just came out with a lukewarm view

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Lyft received another lukewarm report from a Wall Street analyst. Susquehanna's Shyam Patil initiated coverage on the ride-hailing app with a "neutral" rating due largely to...
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We have our first glimpse at how 'X-Men' movies could change under Disney ownership

We have our first glimpse at how 'X-Men' movies could change under Disney ownership

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The first trailer for "Dark Phoenix" since the Disney-Fox merger debuted on Wednesday, and provides a glimpse at what the "X-Men" franchise could look like under Disney. The...
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'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

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Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Friday that he will subpoena the Justice Department for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as well as... Read more ...

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

The man, in his late 60s, used a golf club to fight back. Read more ...

Trump slams Mueller report as ‘total bulls-t'

Trump slams Mueller report as ‘total bulls-t'

President Trump lashed out at the “Crazy Mueller Report” early Friday, apparently taking aim at former White House counsel Don McGahn, and suggesting that parts of it were... Read more ...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of the 448-page document

There are some varying estimates of how much text in the special counsel Robert Mueller's final report on the Russia investigation is redacted. Of the 448 pages that comprise... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

Notre Dame Cathedral fire likely caused by electrical short circuit

Notre Dame Cathedral fire likely caused by electrical short circuit

A French judicial police official said investigators made an initial assessment of the cathedral but don't have a green light to search Notre Dame's charred interior because of... Read more ...

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

Devotees nailed to crosses, flogged on Good Friday in the Philippines

SAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines - Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves... Read more ...

Risk of severe weather increases; tornadoes, wind damage likely

Risk of severe weather increases; tornadoes, wind damage likely

The U.S. Storm Prediction Center upgraded the Triangle's threat for severe weather on Friday to a level 4 of 5, or a moderate risk. Read more ...

Facebook says it 'unintentionally' collected 1.5 million users' email...

Facebook says it 'unintentionally' collected 1.5 million users' email contacts without consent

It's the latest privacy issue to hit the giant tech firm. Read more ...