Novartis said on Monday it plans to buy AveXis for $218 per share in a cash deal totaling $8.7 billion.
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Japanese online brokerage firm Monex Group said on Friday it would buy hacked cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck for $33.59 million.
Global mergers and acquisitions had their strongest start ever in the first quarter of 2018, totaling $1.2 trillion in value, as U.S. tax reform and faster economic growth in Europe unleashed many companies' dealmaking instincts.
Futures trading giant CME Group has reached a deal to buy U.K.-based NEX Group for £3.9 billion ($5.49 billion).
Japan's SoftBank Group is looking to buy a 25 percent stake in Swiss Re AG worth about $9.6 billion as the firms' talks over a potential deal advance, a report said.
Uber has agreed to sell its business in Southeast Asia to Singapore-based regional rival Grab, the companies said in a Monday announcement.
It's not just national security issues that were hanging over Broadcom's proposed buyout of Qualcomm, experts said after President Donald Trump blocked the deal.
Cigna said it would buy pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts in a $67 billion cash-and-stock deal, including debt.
In a letter, the government says the merger could risk Qualcomm's competitive edge in 5G with China.
Comcast offers 22.1 billion pounds ($31 billion) for Sky, raising the stakes for Rupert Murdoch's bid to take over the pay-TV group.
Eurasia Group Asia director Michael Hirson said "the choices Beijing deferred are equally interesting — and instructive."
When investor and entrepreneur Jalak Jobanputra first visited a blockchain conference five years ago she got goosebumps. The experienced investor had heard of..
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Long gone are the days when Africa was disparagingly regarded as the White Man’s Burden. Today, Africa is the continent with the youngest demographic in..
Split announced this morning that it's raised $17 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from Accel..
United Technologies is thinking of splitting up key parts of its business, its chief executive said at a conference.
A reminder that I’m going to have Paul Vigna and Michael Casey, authors of The Truth Machine, onstage with me next week at Knotel, a co-working and event..
Zoning codes are a century old, and the lifeblood of all major U.S. cities (except arguably Houston), determining what can be built where and what activities..
Isn't it frustrating when you ask a friend a question knowing that these specific answers are certainly already accessible on social media? The problem is no..
Last Saturday in his suite at the London West Hollywood, two-time NBA all-star Baron Davis was providing assists of a different kind. In front of a gathering..
Qualcomm and its advisors have been working to reassert control over the company's deal to acquire NXP Semiconductors, sources tell CNBC.
A mapping startup based in Missoula, Mont., which allows users to download sophisticated offline topographic maps outlining public and private lands and a..
If you have purchased a drone in the last year or two, there's a high likelihood that it only emerges from your gadget closet a few times per year, if that...
Crowdsourced design marketplace 99designs launched 10 years ago this week, so I talked to CEO Patrick Llewellyn (who joined in 2009) about the anniversary,..
Asian conglomerates would pay "premium" prices for the "trophy" purchase of Wynn properties, according to Matthew Ossolinski.
As a fan of both waffles and robots I present to you the FANUC food and beverage manipulation robot, waffle edition. The robot, as you see below, sorts the..
Last month we characterized 2017 as the year Sub-Saharan Africa’s startup scene found its stride. 2018 looks to be the year of numerous VC investments.
China has already been one of the fastest-growing luxury retail markets in the world for years. As their spending power increases, consumers are becoming more..
Thomson Reuters board is said to be meeting today to discuss the proposal.
One of the great entrepreneurs of the 20th century, Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of IKEA, passed away today. As Reuters pointed out in its short biography,..
HQ Trivia, the No. 1 trivia app in the Apple App Store, has removed the minimum $20 balance to cash out. The company made the announcement earlier today on..
Detroit-based Floyd has announced a $5.6 million Series A funding round that will let the company expand its operations and release new products. The company..
First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund just released VCWiz, a tool to help founders find investors and raise money from them. The platform is one part VC..
Ex-hacker Eric Taylor, also known as CosmoTheGod, and another infosec name, Bryant Townsend have colorful pasts. Most recently Taylor stole the Social..
It sounds like a natural fit: Fiverr, an online marketplace where businesses can hire freelancers, is acquiring And Co, a New York City startup building..
Drones may still be having a tough time dispelling the notion that they're just expensive toys when it comes to the consumer space, but in the world of..
Cryptomania! This week was rough for HODLers. We took to the halls of CES and then spoke to some folks in the know about the future of crypto, the..
Researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman have written a fascinating paper on Bitcoin price manipulation. Entitled "Price..
Nuheara’s new IQBuds Boost headphones exist in a a strange sort of in-between spot. Like the rest of the company’s line, they’re clearly one of..