SA regulator gives nod to LinkedIn sale

Local competition authorities have given their thumbs up to the South African leg of a global merger between Microsoft and LinkedIn. In June, software giant Microsoft announced plans to buy professional social network LinkedIn

No one wants to buy Twitter

Twitter, struggling to find new users, will need to rely more heavily on its live video streaming strategy after top potential bidders were said to have lost interest in making offers amid pressure from their investors. Twitter once saw interest

Google weighing up bid for Twitter

Google is working with a financial adviser to consider a potential bid for Twitter, as the social media company continues to explore a sale, according to a person familiar with the arrangement. In tapping Lazard, Google hasn’t indicated it will definitely

Twitter to be acquired by … Walt Disney?

Walt Disney Co is working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter, according to people familiar with the matter. After receiving interest in discussing a deal, Twitter has started a process to evaluate a potential

Twitter in talks with several potential suitors

Twitter is holding informal talks with several potential buyers after receiving interest from, people familiar with the situation said. Twitter’s board met several weeks ago after hearing from Salesforce, said the

Twitter soars on report of takeover offer

Twitter shares soared the most in more than two years on Friday after CNBC said the company may soon receive a takeover offer. The beleaguered social media company is engaged in conversations with

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