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Klout acquired by Lithium Technologies

Lithium Technologies Acquires Klout Combines Massive Consumer Reach and Reputation System with Leading Community Platform March 27, 2014 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lithium Technologies today announced that it has acquired Klout, a pioneer in using big data to measure online expertise. Lithium is the recognized leader in engaging on social...

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Media General buys Lin Media, to reach 25% of U.S. TV watchers

Media General, which left the newspaper industry behind with the 2012 sale of the Tampa Tribune, just announced its second large broadcast acquisition in less than a year. Here’s the announcement: Media General and LIN Media to Combine and Create the Second Largest Pure-Play Television Broadcasting Company The combined company will include 74 network-affiliated owned or serviced TV...

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Redfin debuts, recruits agents, in Minn. Twin Cities

Redfin Launches Its Technology-Powered Real Estate Brokerage in Minneapolis and St. Paul People Can Now See All Homes for Sale in Minnesota and Work with Redfin Agents in the Twin Cities Who Are Paid Based on Client Satisfaction Seattle – Feb. 25, 2014:  Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage, today announced its debut in Minneapolis and St. Paul, bringing...

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Nielsen closes Harris Interactive buy

Nielsen Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Shares of Harris Interactive Acquisition to Close Today February 03, 2014 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE:NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, announced today that it has completed the tender offer by Nielsen and its...

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Trulia to offer $150 million convertible senior notes

Trulia Announces Proposed $150 Million Convertible Senior Notes Offering SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 10, 2013– Trulia, Inc. (NYSE: TRLA), a leading online marketplace for homebuyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, announced today that it intends to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors, $150 million aggregate principal amount...

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Globe, Boston.com, sale completed

The New York Times Company Completes Sale of Its New England Media Group to John W. Henry 10/24/2013 NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT) announced today the completion of the sale of its New England Media Group to an acquisition company owned by John W. Henry, the principal owner of Fenway Sports Group, for $70 million in cash, subject to customary...

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