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Global M&A activity tumbles to 3-year low as Trump’s trade war rages

The continued economic uncertainty surrounding the trade war between the US and China likely caused companies to step back from dealmaking.

WeWork has acquired 21 startups in the last four years, from a college messaging service to a real estate investing app. Here’s everything WeWo...

The coworking startup's largest deal was $500 million for a Singapore-based competitor, according to Pitchbook.

Facebook is said to be spending more than $500 million to buy a company working to let you control computers with your mind

Facebook acquired CTRL-Labs, which is developing technology meant to let people to control computers with their brains.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger

VMware slides after agreeing to buy Carbon Black and Pivotal for a total of $4.8 billion

The deal combines two of VMware's largest acquisitions to date.
A Caviar employee rides their bike down Market St. in San Francisco, California, on Saturday, January 26, 2018.

DoorDash is buying its competitor Caviar from Square for $410 million as the red-hot delivery space continues to heat up

Square's investors appeared unhappy with the sale, and the company's stock price plunged in after-hours trading Thursday.

Cannabis producer Cronos Group jumps after agreeing to buy a company that distributes CBD products in the US

Cronos' goal in the deal is "to capitalize on the significant demand for skincare and other consumer products derived from hemp," said its CEO.
Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins

Acacia Communications skyrockets after Cisco announces plans to acquire the company

The announcement is the latest of several deals made by Cisco, a networking hardware giant based in San Jose, California.
Symantec shares.

Symantec’s stock is spiking on a report Broadcom is in advanced talks to buy the cybersecurity firm

The semiconductor company has recently signaled to Wall Street that it would focus on buying up software companies
A trader passes by a screen displaying the tickers symbols for Bristol-Myers Squibb and Intelsat, Ltd. on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, April 25, 2013. World equity markets advanced on Thursday as solid corporate earnings and data indicating the U.S. labor market remains resilient despite signs of slower growth buoyed optimism about the economy, an outlook that sent bond prices lower.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is selling off a blockbuster drug to help its $74 billion merger with Celgene get approved — and now both stocks are tumbli...

The Federal Trade Commission is currently reviewing Bristol-Myers Squibb's proposed acquisition of Celgene.

Caesars surges as Eldorado Resorts agrees to buy the casino operator for $8.6 billion in a deal backed by Carl Icahn

The union of Caesars and Eldorado Resorts will created the largest gaming operator in the US. Including debt, the deal is worth $17.3 billion.