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Pinterest Establishes Partnership With Getty, Agrees To Pay For Metadata

Pinterest users would have experienced several challenges these days such as links with dead end or not finding relevant search results for pins.

Valeant clinches $8.7 bn deal to buy Bausch & Lomb

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has clinched the Rochester, New York-based eye-care giant Bausch & Lomb in a debt-fueled deal.

Heineken clinches S$5.6bn deal for Asia Pacific Breweries

In a move to trump rival takeover attempts and gain control of one of Asia's most profitable beer markets, Heineken, the world's third-largest brewer raised its bid to buy Singapore's Fraser & Neave Ltd's entire stake in Tiger beer maker Asia Pacific Breweries (APB).

Samsung snaps CSR’s mobile technology for $310 million

In an attempt to give itself an edge in the global handset market, Samsung Electronics Co. will acquire the wireless technology unit belonging to British chipmaker company Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR), it announced Tuesday.

Yahoo set to reduce investment in Asian market

Internet giant Yahoo is all set to reduce its investment in the Asian market by selling its shares in Alibaba Group and SoftBank.

Exxon strikes oil deal with Russia

Exxon Mobil and Russian oil firm Rosneft and have agreed to start joint operation on the Arctic Sea shelf and in the deep waters of the Black Sea in Russia.

Skype in talks to acquire start-up GroupMe

In a move to carve a niche for itself in the burgeoning group messaging serviec market, Skype has agreed to takeover start up GroupMe.

Express Scripts to acquire Medco in $29bn deal

Express Scripts Inc. is reportedly buying rival Medco Health Solutions Inc. in a deal valued at $29 billion.

GSV Capital buys 225,000 shares in FaceBook

Woodside, California based GSV Capital has bought 225,000 shares in Facebook at an average price of $29.28 per share.

Sony , Starz dispute costs Netflix dear

The dispute between Sony and its pay TV associate, Starz, has resulted in making several movie titles unavailable on Netflix. Meanwhile it's rival, Dish Network, is trying to cash in on the situation.