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  • This West Valley city made a bid for Amazon HQ2 October 24, 2017
    Phoenix and its East Valley suburbs aren't the only Arizona cities thinking they have a shot at landing Amazon's much-coveted "HQ2" development. At least one West Valley city also made a pitch to the Seattle-based e-commerce giant for its proposed $5 billion, 50,000-worker second headquarters, according to KTAR.com. That city? Surprise. Yes, the city on […]
    Tim Gallen
  • What Cisco gets for its $2 billion BroadSoft purchase October 23, 2017
    Cisco's latest deal, for almost $2 billion, reflects the company's strategy to generate revenue in new markets.
    Jennifer Elias
  • Oregon has reason to pause as bidding frenzy for Amazon's HQ2 drags on October 23, 2017
    More than 230 cities have lined up to shower Amazon.com Inc. with financial incentives — some valued in the billions — in hopes of landing the company’s second North American headquarters. If that makes some taxpayers nervous, it should; Amazon isn't the first major employer with the potential to receive billions in public subsidies, although […]
    Jeff Jeffrey
  • AT&T, Time Warner extend merger deadline October 23, 2017
    It’s been a year since the ink hit the paper on AT&T's (NYSE: T) $85-billion, blockbuster acquisition of Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE: TWX), but investors still don’t have peace of mind from regulatory approval. With the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division yet to give word, AT&T and Time Warner extended the deal on Monday. It […]
    Shawn Shinneman
  • San Jose was one of 238 bids for Amazon's HQ2 October 23, 2017
    HQ2 promises economic development for the winning city in the form of high-paying jobs and real estate deals, but it's also likely to raise housing costs and increase traffic.
    Ashley Stewart