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Why SPACS Are Flailing as Market Conditions Shift

Matt Higgins, a former judge on the reality TV show “Shark Tank,” is an experienced investor whose firm, RSE Ventures, helps young companies build their businesses.So it was no surprise […]




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Broadcom to Acquire VMware in $61 Billion Enterprise Computing Deal

Broadcom, the semiconductor giant, said on Thursday that it had agreed to buy the software company VMware in a transaction valued at $61 billion that would reshuffle the vast market […]




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Twitter’s Chief Tries Staying the Course as Elon Musk Upends Plans

SAN FRANCISCO — At a virtual meeting for Twitter executives last week, Parag Agrawal admitted he was exhausted.Mr. Agrawal, Twitter’s chief executive, had spent the past six weeks steering the […]




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Even Among Corporate Raiders, Elon Musk Is a Pirate

The history of mergers and acquisitions is filled with ruthless corporate raiders, bruising wars of words and people trying to stiff each other.T. Boone Pickens, the oil tycoon who rampaged […]










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How Twitter’s Board Went From Fighting Elon Musk to Accepting Him

Twitter’s board had reached the end of the road.It was April 24. Ten days earlier, Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, had made an unsolicited bid to buy Twitter for […]




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Elon Musk Agrees to Buy Twitter

Twitter, which went public in 2013, has also had a tumultuous corporate history. It has repeatedly dealt with board dysfunction and drama with its founders, and was courted by other […]




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Twitter Employees Search for Answers as Musk Deal Takes Shape

In January 2020, thousands of Twitter employees gathered in Houston for a corporate summit called #OneTeam. During the event, Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive at the time, revealed he had […]