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After several bruising months, industry analysts see Zendesk sale as pressure release

When Zendesk announced it had been acquired by a consortium of private equity firms on Friday for $10.2 billion, it seemed a sudden and jarring end for a company that […]




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Zendesk’s final selling price is a warning shot for unicorns

Zendesk this morning agreed to sell itself to an investor consortium for $10.2 billion in cash, or $77.50 per share. The deal comes months after the U.S. software company declined […]




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Zendesk punished by investors after vowing to remain independent

The Zendesk ownership saga took several new turns this week, with an external investor, Jana Partners, agitating against the company, a review of its strategic options coming to a close, […]













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Twitter is protecting its source code from disgruntled employees, reports say

Twitter locked down its source code to prevent unauthorized changes, sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The reports say that this change was made to prevent employees from “going […]




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NFT aggregator Gem acquired by OpenSea shortly after ousting co-founder for sexual misconduct

OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace, acquired NFT aggregator Gem to “better serve” its more experienced users, the company said in a blog post. The deal, which comes a few months […]