San Francisco, November 24 -- Giant search engine Google announced its purchase of online display advertising firm Teracent on Monday. Teracent develops ways to serve computer-configured display ads from assorted elements.
London, November 18 -- The prospects of 63-year-old Ferrero Spa teaming with Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) to bid for Cadbury (NYSE: CBY) are growing after the U.K. confectioner rejected a $16.8 billion unsolicited offer from Kraft Foods Inc.
Palo Alto and Marlborough, November 11 -- In a bid to become a one stop shop for bigger customers, HP is going to buy 3Com Corporation, a leading provider of networking gears, for $2.7 billion, payable in cash or by way of shares priced at $7.90 per share.
New York, November 11 -- Logitech International, the world leader in personal peripheral, has acquired LifeSize Communications, for U.S.$405 million in cash.
San Francisco, November 10 -- Google is poised to acquire AdMob, a company that provides ads on mobile phones. The deal is ranked as the third biggest ever undertaken by the company and has been set for $750 million, payable in stocks.
Austin, TX, November 2 -- In a deal that would give birth to one of North America's largest oil production and exploration companies, Denbury Resources Inc (NYSE: DNR) agreed to buy Encore Acquisition Co (NYSE: EAC) for $4.5 billion.
Washington, October 26-- California based Fisker Automotive Inc. plans to manufacture plug-in electric cars in the former General Motors assembly plant at Delaware, people with the knowledge of the situation said Friday.
Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) just keeps chugging along.
Novartis (NYSE: NVS) has lots of moving parts, making it tricky to analyze, but it looks to me like the overall picture is pretty healthy.
San Fransisco, October 20 -- The Yahoo Microsoft search engine and advertising merger has got a green light from the American Association of Advertising Agencies, and four other major advertising firms.