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Here’s why analysts think Apple’s cash move is such a big deal

BI PRIME: Apple's plans to repatriate billions of dollars in overseas cash is likely to reverberate in interesting ways, say those who know the company.

Viacom surges after reports it’s in talks to merge with CBS

Viacom owns Nickelodeon, Paramount PIctures, and RateMyProfessors.com.

Amazon just bought Blink, a startup that makes wireless security cameras

Amazon is getting into the home security game with its acquisition of home security camera startup Blink.
Snyders pretzels.

Campbell Soup is buying snacks maker Snyder’s-Lance for $4.87 billion

Campbell Soup is buying the snack maker Snyder's-Lance for $50 a share in an all-cash deal.

The Disney-Fox deal could create a Hollywood giant

Disney is already the leading movie studio. By adding assets from 21st Century Fox, it could become the dominant one.

Disney and Fox are slipping after announcing their $52.4 billion deal

Disney has beat out other companies circling 21st Century Fox's entertainment businesses, and will buy part of Fox for more than $52 billion.

Apple’s Shazam deal is a sneak attack to hit Spotify where it hurts

Apple hasn't revealed its plans for Shazam, but connecting the dots reveals a clever effort to help Apple Music catch up to Spotify in the streaming business.

Twitter’s chief dealmaker, Jessica Verrilli, is leaving

Twitter's longtime head of mergers and acquisitions, Jessica Verrilli, has left the company.
Shazam CEO Rich Riley.

Apple is buying Shazam for $400 million

Apple is buying music recognition app Shazam for a fraction of its most recent valuation.

RBC: 21st Century Fox will keep going up as Disney acquisition talks simmer

Disney could be the eventual buyer of 21st Century Fox's TV assets, and Fox could have room to move higher as the details of the deal are worked out.