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  • $2.5 billion Microsoft investment to acquire Minecraft company
    $2.5 billion Microsoft investment to acquire Minecraft company

    While those who play the popular indie game Minecraft may be initially unaffected by the transfer of ownership of rights to the from a small Swedish company to Microsoft, some speculate about the ...

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  • GE selling assets to Electrolux
    GE selling assets to Electrolux

    Texas consumers may have heard the recent announcement by Electrolux that it was going to be purchasing General Electric's appliances division for $3.3 billion. The goal of the cash purchase is to ...

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  • AT&T and DirecTV to merge
    AT&T and DirecTV to merge

    Texas residents may be interested to learn that AT&T and DirecTV have announced a merger. The boards of directors for each company approved the transaction on May 18. AT&T will pay $48.5 billion to ...

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  • $8.2 billion Sysco deal help lift stocks
    $8.2 billion Sysco deal help lift stocks

    Texas business watchers saw the stock market notch new highs recently. Progress in Washington on a budget agreement and word that Sysco was buying US Foods helped make for good news for investors . ...

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  • How will Washington Post Co. handle its remaining companies?
    How will Washington Post Co. handle its remaining companies?

    It came as no surprise to our readers that the Washington Post had been struggling for quite some time. Print media has steadily been on decline, giving way to technology based media outlets. But when ...

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  • Twinkies and the sweetest comeback ever
    Twinkies and the sweetest comeback ever

    When Hostess Brands, LLC announced that it was filing for bankruptcy eight months ago, the nation let out a collective gasp. For many of us, these delicious--albeit non-nutritious--snack cakes had ...

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