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Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

A small family-run firm bought Flickr from Verizon and says it can bring back its glory days

Flickr was not the right fit for Yahoo, says an executive at SmugMug, which acquired the photo sharing site.
Takeda CEO Christophe Weber

Takeda’s considering turning up the heat on its bid for Shire

Shire has already turned down three offers already from the Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda, including one worth $60 billion.
Shire CEO Flemming Ornskov

A bidding war for the maker of Adderall stalled out after just 4 hours

Shire rejected a $60 billion bid from the Japanese drugmaker Takeda, while Allergan briefly considered getting into the fray on Thursday.
Erin Foster, Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Heard and Sara Foster at the Hive in NYC.

Tinder’s parent company is suing Bumble for allegedly copying Tinder’s technology, and now Bumble is suing it right back for allegedly cop...

Tinder, Bumble, and Tinder's parent company, Match Group, are entrenched in a complicated legal battle.
MuleSoft founder Ross Mason

MuleSoft’s plan to be acquired by Salesforce could make founder Ross Mason a $300 million man

Salesforce plans to acquire MuleSoft for $6.5 billion values MuleSoft founder Ross Mason's stake at nearly $300 million.
The new Nest by Airstream.

Iconic brand Airstream’s latest trailer is a lesson in both entrepreneurship and M&A

It's called "Nest by Airstream," it costs $49,500, it's made of fiberglass, and it weights 3,400 pounds.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon is spending $1 billion to buy doorbell-camera startup Ring, a ‘Shark Tank’ reject that turned into a massive success story

Amazon is acquiring Ring, a startup that makes a popular line of video-camera doorbells.
CoreOS founder and CEO Alex Polvi

Red Hat explains its $250 million purchase of a hot Google-backed startup

Red Hat is betting on CoreOS to bring it more joy with Kubernetes.

Dell may sell itself in an unusual and massive deal that would let it go public again

Dell is considering a reverse merger with VMware that could allow Dell to go public.