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Why Swell Acquisition for $30M is Beneficial to Apple?

Following Apple’s acquisition of Beats, the tech giant now turns to another possible iTunes enhancer – Swell. The tech world is buzzing with predictions and suppositions that this deal may be the "Pandora's box of talk radio."

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

Yahoo to buy analytics startup Flurry to bolster mobile ad business

Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) will buy mobile analytics startup Flurry to beef up a fast-growing mobile advertisingbusiness that still lags Google Inc's (GOOG.O) and FacebookInc's (FB.O) in scale.

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Archer Daniels Midland

U.S. agribusiness ADM gobbles up Wild Flavors for $3 billion

U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) (ADM.N) has agreed to buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for 2.3 billion euros ($3 billion) to enter the flavouring and the health-conscious food sectors.

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Israel's Orbotech to buy UK-based SPTS for $370 million

Orbotech (ORBK.O) has agreed to acquire SPTS Technologies Group, a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of equipment for the microelectronics industry, from European private equity firm Bridgepoint and others for $370 million in cash.

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China signs deal to purchase 123 Airbus helicopters

Airbus Group NV's (AIR.PA) helicopter division sealed a deal on Monday to sell 123 helicopters to Chinese companies during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's China visit.

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Twitter acquires mobile advertising startup Namo Media

Twitter Inc said Wednesday it will acquire Namo Media, a technology firm specializing in "native advertising" for mobile devices.

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Twitter in talks to buy online music firm SoundCloud: FT

Microblogging platform Twitter Inc has been in talks with Berlin-based audio sharing website SoundCloud in its efforts to add a music service to its offering, the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter.

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Internet Brands Inc

KKR to buy Internet Brands for $1.1 billion

Private equity firm KKR & Co LP said it would buy Internet Brands Inc, which operates CarsDirect and other websites, from private equity firms Hellman & Friedman and JMI Equity.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook acquires mobile data plan firm Pryte

Facebook Inc is acquiring Pryte, a Finnish company that aims to make it easier for mobile phone users in under-developed parts of the world to use wireless Internet apps.

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Sipho Maseko

South Africa's Telkom takes second shot at IT firm BCX, offers $256 million

South African telecommunications company Telkom (TKGJ.J) made a second stab at buying IT infrastructure firmBusiness Connexion (BCXJ.J) with a 2.7 billion rand ($256 million) offer, seven years after competition concerns scuppered its first bid.

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Steve Sanghi

Microchip to buy Taiwan's ISSC Technologies

Microchip Technology Inc said it would acquire Taiwan's ISSC Technologies Corp, which provides low-powered bluetooth technology for the Internet of Things, in a deal that values the company at about $328.5 million.

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India's Flipkart buys fashion portal as Amazon spurs consolidation

Flipkart, India's largest e-tailer, on Thursday acquired the country's biggest fashion portal Myntra, as Amazon.comInc's rapid expansion in the country stokes consolidation in the e-commerce industry.

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Google said to be in talks to buy streaming-video site Twitch: WSJ

Google Inc was said to be in talks to acquire video-streaming service Twitch, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Sunday.Officials at Google and Twitch declined to comment on the matter.

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

Yahoo buys mobile 'self-destruct' messaging app Blink

Yahoo Inc has bought Blink, a mobile messaging startup whose app lets users send messages that will self-destruct at a time set by the sender.

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European Commission

EU mergers and takeovers (May 13)

The following are mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process: APPROVALS AND WITHDRAWALS

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