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"Star Trek: Discovery"

What the CBS-Viacom merger means for employees, the future of TV, and the next round of deal-making

CBS and Viacom agreed this week to merge, and the deal could have major implications for employees, and other media companies on the market.
Cannabis is the world's newest and most dynamic industry, borne out of close to a century of illicit trade.

Cannabis has gone from a criminalized drug to a multibillion-dollar global boom in just a few years. Here’s everything you need to know about t...

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By Chloe's CBD-infused desserts.

Here’s everything you need to know about CBD, the cannabis compound that’s in everything from coffee to ice cream and could soon be a $16 ...

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is popping up everywhere, fueled in part by a recent change in US law that made some CBD legal.

Verizon is selling Tumblr to the owner of WordPress, and it sounds like the sale price is about 2% of the $1 billion Tumblr was once worth

The price of the deal was not disclosed, suggesting a big reduction from the $1.1 billion that Tumblr fetched the last time it was acquired.
Ariana Grande is one of the artists signed to Universal Music Group

Chinese giant Tencent is in talks to buy a $3.4 billion stake in Ariana Grande’s music label Universal Music Group

Vivendi, which owns UMG, says Tencent would also have an option to acquire an additional 10% stake in the music business. Vivendi's stock soared.

Here’s why Uber isn’t worried about the planned merger between Takeaway.com and Just Eat

Uber Eats boasts greater scale and reach, faster growth, and a larger cash pile than its European rivals.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

US regulators are talking to founders of companies Facebook acquired as part of the government’s new antitrust probe

The Federal Trade Commission is trying to figure out if Facebook engaged in anticompetitive behavior.

Twitter acquired a startup for $22.8 million last quarter, and it’s probably this London AI company

Twitter spent the cash to acquire a startup for more than $20 million, and it won't say what it was.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft is acquiring a startup that will help its cloud customers control how their data is being used

Microsoft is acquiring BlueTalon. It fits into Microsoft's hybrid cloud strategy, which allows customers to use both private data centers and cloud.

Mylan skyrockets after securing a merger with Pfizer’s off-patent drug unit

The new company will sell popular drugs such as Viagra, Lipitor, and Mylan's EpiPen, and is expected to generate around $20 billion in total sales.