News tagged with private firms

Google 'mulls bid for Yahoo!'

US Internet giant Google is mulling a bid for rival Yahoo! and has talked to at least two private-equity firms to consider how the deal would be financed, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

dateOct 22, 2011 in Business
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Ex-News Corp. boss won't rule out buying Yahoo!

Former News Corp. boss Peter Chernin said Friday he will not rule out buying Yahoo! but suggested the time was not right, amid intense speculation on the future of the struggling US Internet giant.

dateOct 21, 2011 in Business
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Alibaba tells Yahoo! to decide on takeover

Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma said Thursday he expects an answer from Yahoo! within weeks to his long-standing offer to buy all or part of the US Internet giant, saying delays were hurting both firms.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Business
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Google in talks to buy Hulu: report

Google is in preliminary talks to acquire the online video site Hulu, the Los Angeles Times reported on its website Friday, citing anonymous sources familiar with the discussions.

dateJul 01, 2011 in Internet
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News Corp. seeking $100 million for Myspace: WSJ

News Corp. is seeking over $100 million for Myspace and about half a dozen private equity firms and companies are expected to submit bids by the end of this week, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

dateApr 27, 2011 in Business
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