SiriusXM Announces Plans to Acquire Pandora for $3.5 Billion
Fortune, 24 September at 15:32
SiriusXM is hoping to build the “world's largest audio entertainment company” with some help from Pandora. The satellite radio company on Monday announced plans to acquire streaming music company Pandora for $3.5 billion. In a statement, SiriusXM said ...
FICO credit scores are now at their highest levels ever … here's why
MarketWatch, 24 September at 15:01
Americans' credit scores are higher than ever. The average FICO score, a widely used credit rating named for the Fair Isaac Corporation, is now 704. It hit that number in April 2018, according to a report from FICO released Monday, an increase of four
SiriusXM to acquire Pandora for $3.5 billion
TechCrunch, 24 September at 14:58
SiriusXM and Pandora have announced acquisition plans before the stock market opens. SiriusXM is offering to acquire Pandora for $3.5 billion in stock, or $10.14 per share. Pandora would continue to exist as an independent service. For Pandora ...
Michael Kors Nears Deal to Buy Versace for Around $2.35 Billion
Wall Street Journal, 24 September at 14:55
Michael Kors Holdings Ltd. KORS -0.04% is close to a deal to buy Italian fashion house Gianni Versace SpA for around €2 billion ($2.35 billion), people familiar with the matter said—a deal that would put one of the glitziest names in high fashion in
Michael Kors will take control of Italian fashion house Versace: Source
CNBC, 24 September at 14:50
U.S. fashion group Michael Kors has agreed to take control of Italy's Versace, a source told CNBC on Monday. An official announcement is expected to be made this week. Michael Kors has made no secret of its ambition to grow its portfolio of high-end
Why Amarin Corporation Stock Is Exploding Higher Today
Motley Fool, 24 September at 14:33
Shares of the Irish biopharma Amarin Corp. (NASDAQ:AMRN) gained as much as 311% in pre-market trading today. What caused this explosive move northward? Amarin reported this morning that the prescription fish oil pill Vascepa met its primary endpoint ...
Weight Watchers Bets a Brand Overhaul Can Extend Oprah's Rally
Bloomberg, 24 September at 14:15
Weight Watchers is betting its future on two letters. The health-and-wellness company is changing its name to WW, as Chief Executive Officer Mindy Grossman tries to draw more consumers to the weight-loss program in a bid to extend the momentum fueled ...
Pandora's stock soars after SiriusXM buyout deal valued at $3.5 billion
MarketWatch, 24 September at 14:11
Shares of Pandora Media Inc. P, -3.19% shot up 13% in premarket trade Mondayk after the streaming music service agreed to be acquired by SiriusXM Holdings Inc. SIRI, -0.43% in a stock deal valued at $3.5 billion. SiriusXM shares shed 1.4% before the ...
SiriusXM to buy Pandora in all-stock deal valued at $3.5 billion
CNBC, 24 September at 14:04
The merger agreement includes a "go-shop" provision, where Pandora "may actively solicit, receive, evaluate and potentially enter negotiations with parties that offer alternative proposals." SiriusXM expects the deal to close in the first quarter of 2019.
The New YubiKey Will Help Kill the Password
WIRED, 24 September at 14:00
By now it's hopefully been drilled into you to enable two-factor authentication on your online accounts, giving you more protection than a password alone. And while the most ubiquitous second factor is a numeric code sent to your smartphone via an app, ...
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