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Sources: Google will not make a Twitter bid and Apple is also an unlikely suitor; Twitter stock falls around 20% after the news   —  Amid speculation, the tech giants have other aims  —  According to sources close to the situation, Google does not currently plan to make a bid for Twitter.
Oct 5, 2016, 7:20 PMIn context
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Sources: Qi Lu, Microsoft's EVP of applications and services, is leaving the company due to health issues; Corporate VP Rajesh Jha to assume many of Lu's duties   —  Rajesh Jha will assume many of Lu's responsibilities  —  Longtime Microsoft executive Qi Lu is leaving the company following medical issues …
Sep 29, 2016, 2:20 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Twitter is looking for a price of at least $30B in sale discussions   —  Could it fetch up to $30 billion, as some sources suggest?  —  How serious is this Twitter sales effort?  According to sources we've spoken to, it's more of a soft outreach and inbound than a formal …
Sep 23, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Yahoo expected to confirm data breach of 200M+ user credentials that was detailed in August   —  A hacker named “Peace” is bringing chaos to the internet giant just as its sale to Verizon is pending.  —  Yahoo is poised to confirm a massive data breach of its service, according to several sources close to the situation.
Sep 22, 2016, 2:25 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Yahoo sale proxy notes a $145M termination fee, 51 possible bidders, and that Yahoo Japan offered a merger proposal   —  It's all coming to an end — and here's how it got there.  —  Yahoo filed its proxy statement to shareholders today on the $4.8 billion all-cash deal to be acquired …
Sep 9, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Dropbox CFO Vanessa Wittman leaving due to health reasons, her deputy Ajay Vashee will take over on September 1   —  Vanessa Wittman will be replaced by Ajay Vashee.  —  Dropbox CFO Vanessa Wittman is stepping down due to what the San Francisco-based storage company described as “health reasons.”
Aug 19, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Blake Krikorian, co-founder of Sling Media and former board member at Amazon, has died at 48   —  The Slingbox founder had been involved with Microsoft, Amazon and dozens of startups  —  Blake Krikorian, longtime and much beloved Silicon Valley entrepreneur, died yesterday.
Aug 4, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Interview with AOL's Tim Armstrong on why he pushed Verizon to buy Yahoo, integration between the companies, and Mayer's probable departure   —  The new majordomo of the combined unit says there's new structure to come  —  Today, in an interview after the deal that everyone knew was coming …
Jul 25, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Yahoo informs others that Verizon has won the bidding process; a deal of about $5B expected to be announced by Monday   —  Verizon and Yahoo are set to announce that they are striking an acquisition deal, according to sources close to the situation.  The news is expected by Monday, although that could come earlier or later.
Jul 23, 2016, 7:05 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Verizon is close to a deal to acquire Yahoo for about $5B   —  The plan is to combine it with AOL.  —  Verizon is closing in on a deal to buy Yahoo's core business for about $5 billion, according to sources familiar with the talks.  —  Verizon has long been considered the favorite …
Jul 22, 2016, 11:10 AMIn context

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