Jul 20, 2012 After the close on Wall Street yesterday, Microsoft announced its first quarterly loss ever. And Google announced a $2.8 billion profit for the quarter. Two very different situations -- but they might just share a theme.
Jul 3, 2012 Cable's The Weather Channel seeks to bolster its forecasting credentials by acquiring Weather Underground, weather buffs' favorite source for learning which way the wind blows.
Apr 26, 2012 Ancestry.com Inc. will soon take over rival family history website Archives.com for the price tag of around $100 million.
Apr 17, 2012 Companies from Colorado bring jobs and capital to Lake Tahoe's ski industry, but also higher prices and local dissent.
Apr 9, 2012 AT&T said it is selling its Yellow Pages unit to private equity firm Cerberus. One a powerhouse, the Yellow Pages is losing to online rivals.
Sep 27, 2012 A quick look at the social media landscape, and not everyone is happy about the Facebook-Instagram deal.
Apr 9, 2012 A quick look at the social media landscape, and not everyone is happy about the Facebook-Instagram deal.
Apr 2, 2012 The beauty and fragrance company Coty went public with its offer to buy rival Avon for about $10 billion -- that's an offer Avon so far has rejected. And Express Scripts and Medco -- two companies that process prescriptions at the drug store -- have gotten federal approval for their merger.
Apr 2, 2012 Coty is world's biggest perfume maker, making scents for the likes of Calvin Klein and Stetson. In a statement, Avon said it wants nothing to do with the offer.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 2, 2012 The door-to-door make up company Avon got a buyout offer this morning from Coty for $10 billion. Coty is world's biggest perfume maker. It makes perfume for the likes of Calvin Klein and Stetson. In a statement, Avon said it wants nothing to do with the offer.