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  • Google To Sell Performics, Eyes Expedia And Skype
    [Search] Putting questions about possible conflicts of interest to rest, Google announced Wednesday it will sell search marketing and optimization firm Performics, which it acquired as part of DoubleClick. Meanwhil ...
  • Google Eyeing EBay's Skype
    Something big is afoot between Google and eBay's Skype, like a partnership or outright acquisition. There've been rumblings of a deal now for several weeks. Google's Product Management team h ...
  • Despite Economy, M&A Activity Thrives
    Mergers and acquisitions proceeded at a healthy clip in the first quarter of 2008--even with the economy looking shaky, according to figures from the Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc., an investme ...
  • Microsoft Not Budging On Yahoo Bid
    Rumblings in the blogosphere yesterday suggested that Microsoft was preparing to up its $31 per share offer for Yahoo, but Microsoft sources on Tuesday said there are no plans ...
  • Let's Make A Deal--Or Else?!
    Many deal-makers appear to have traded their risk-taking sensibilities for bullying tactics in these opportunistic hard times, enough to prompt the question: Is this any way to do media de ...
  • Glam Media Quietly Scoops Up StyleMob
    [Online Publishing] Fashion and shopping e-publisher Glam Media quietly bought the street-fashion social media site StyleMob earlier this month. Last month, Glam raised another $84.6 million in financing, a porti ...
  • Clear Channel Is Portent Of Future TV Station Deals
    Broadcasters have to be wondering whether the threatened collapse of Clear Channel Communications' sale is unique to a weakened radio market, or if it portends valuation and funding problems f ...
  • Clear Channel Buyout: Not So Clear
    One of the largest private equity buyouts ever of a major media company appears to be in jeopardy, as Clear Channel Communications' suitors, Thomas H. Lee Partners and Bain Capit ...
  • Alibaba Considers Yahoo Stake Purchase
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  • Papa Romano's To Scoop Up Stucci's Ice Cream
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  • What if Microsoft Bought Time Warner Instead
    Microsoft apparently wasn't too impressed with Yahoo's latest pronouncement that its rosy future warrants a bid of at least $40 per share, or $9 per share more than Microsoft's origin ...
  • Ipsos Acquires Monroe Mendelsohn Research
    Ipsos has acquired 100% of Monroe Mendelsohn Research, a leading independent media, marketing and opinion research company in the U.S. ...
  • Aegis Touts Results, Gushes About Carat's Integration
    Top executives at Aegis Group spoke enthusiastically Wednesday about early results and future prospects for the merger of traditional buying shop Carat with its eponymous online counterpart. For Aegis global ...
  • New Rules: Rich Bullies Feast On Bad News
    One thing became clear this week: Intelligent bullies with position and financial resources can opportunistically seize on bad news paralysis. Their objective--to leverage waning assets or those difficult to val ...
  • Airline Deals Less Likely As Economy Sours
    A day after pilots at Delta Air Lines created fresh doubt about a possible Delta hookup with Northwest Airlines, executives from Continental Airlines and Southwest Airlines said yesterday that they' ...
  • 360i Adds i33 Block To Its Building Of Full-Service Shop
    As was first reported by MediaPost on Monday, 360i has cemented its position as a full-service digital agency with the acquisition of Web design and social application specialist i ...
  • Just An Online Minute... Yahoo Makes Case For Bigger Takeover Bid
    Yahoo today publicly laid out its argument for why Microsoft's $44.6 billion takeover bid is too low. ...
  • DoubleClick Costs Google $3.24 Billion
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  • Analyst: Bebo Won't Fix AOL
    In a research note, UBS analyst Michael Morris warns that Time Warner's acquisition of Bebo won't necessarily fix AOL, which paid $850 million for the social network last Thursday. Morr ...
  • Schmidt: Microhoo Would "Break the Internet"
    Portfolio's Russ Mitchell scores a lengthy interview with Google CEO Eric Schmidt in which he reflects on a variety of subjects, from the Microsoft-Yahoo deal to DoubleClick, Android, and ...
  • Specific Media Acquires European Ad Network Adviva
    Specific Media, an independent online ad network, has acquired all the assets of Adviva, a display ad network in the United Kingdom. The acquisition marks Specific Media's entry into t ...
  • Microsoft Buys Virtualization Firm
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  • Blowing Q1 Would Be a Disaster for Yahoo
    Blogger Henry Blodget raised new fears for Yahoo shareholders on Wednesday when he portended disaster if the company delivers poor first-quarter results. This would play directly into Microsoft's hands, ...
  • Just An Online Minute... AOL Buys Bebo, Sheds Ad Execs
    AOL is hemorrhaging ad executives, but that hasn't stopped the company from agreeing to pay $850 million to acquire social networking site Bebo. ...
  • Yahoo Needs Strong Q1 Earnings to Thwart Microsoft
    Fears of an online ad recession couldn't come at a worse time for Yahoo. If Yahoo is to have any negotiating power at all in its bid to stay fr ...
  • Time Warner Exploring AOL Options
    AOL is now officially on the table for a deal, after Time Warner CEO Jeffrey L. Bewkes revealed that he was open to combining the beleaguered Web giant with anoth ...
  • News Corp. Buys Betten Financial, Expands Global Reach
    News Corp. is expanding its global reach. It purchased Betten Financial News BV as part of its Dow Jones Newswires operation. ...
  • EU Clears Google/DoubleClick Deal
    Google completed its $3.1 billion purchase of DoubleClick Tuesday, just hours after the European authorities gave the company the final clearance it needed for the deal. With the merger, fir ...
  • News Corp. Backs Out Of Yahoo Race
    News Corp. on Monday officially bowed out of the race to buy Yahoo, severely narrowing the options for the Web giant as it attempts to stave off a hostile buyo ...
  • Just An Online Minute... Google-DoubleClick Deal Finally Done
    Google this morning closed on its $3.1 billion acquisition of DoubleClick just hours after EU antitrust regulators cleared the deal without imposing any conditions. ...