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Telecom, Media & Technology

Chipmaker Microsemi wins PMC-Sierra for $2.5B as Skyworks drops out of bidding war

PMC-Sierra has been a target of an intense bidding war since Microsemi crashed Skyworks' initial offer in October. Continue reading

Splitting Danaher in two might not be enough

Third Point's Dan Loeb takes a large stake. Is he along for the ride or will he push for more buybacks and divestitures? Continue reading

A season of excess

Bloated inventories could turn the year's busiest shopping weeks into a nightmare for these retailers. Continue reading

Delaware's drive to reduce M&A suits bears some fruit

Time will tell whether a reduction in class actions belies a shift to other state courts. Continue reading

Sachem Head and Eminence Capital draw attention to AutoDesk

The software maker's $2.4B pile of cash and marketable securities will come in focus during a Thursday investor call. Continue reading

FCC's O'Rielly urges Congress to give some clarity for foreign buyers of U.S. telecom assets

Republican commissioner says national security reviews can be "opaque and interminable." Continue reading

Reading rejects Cuban request for independent adviser

The billionaire investor wants an outsider to evaluate and make corporate governance recommendations to the cinema operator, which faces litigation as the children of the founder fight with each other. Continue reading

The Most Admired Corporate Dealmakers

Ten companies are singled out for their M&A prowess in what's expected to be the biggest year for deals since 2007. Continue reading

Ex-IRS official, successor clash over tax-free spinoffs

Darden, Yahoo! and other firms planning splits caught by dramatic IRS policy shift. Continue reading

Angie's List gets buyout offer from IAC while pressed by activist

Barry Diller's Internet empire offers $512 million for Angie's List but could keep the site public via HomeAdvisor. Continue reading

Tribune's offer for Freedom's publications could spark bidding war

A local group of investors and Tribune Publishing both have expressed interest in buying the periodicals. Continue reading

For Reading heirs, control fight is a horror movie

The death of James J. Cotter, which could lead to a sale of the cinema operator, has already created a family feud. Continue reading

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