Are Microsoft and Minecraft a Good Fit?

Mojang, the maker of the highly popular Minecraft video game, has reached an agreement to be acquired by Microsoft. The purchase price is $2.5 billion. The deal is

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Is Facebook’s Acquisition Strategy the Right Approach?

In recent years, Facebook has been in an aggressive acquisition mode. The most famous acquisition — until today — was Instagram in 2012 for $1 billion.

Now, Facebook has announced

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Yahoo and Tumblr — A Smart Move?

Yahoo has had some tough times in recent years. But things have slowly begun turning around since Marissa Mayer (formerly a senior executive at Google) became CEO.

So, the announcement

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At Disney, the Empire Keeps Expanding

The breadth of the  Walt Disney Co. has grown dramatically over the years, with such acquisitions as ABC (which includes ABC TV, ESPN, and other properties), Pixar (the animated

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