Acquisition articles

SoftBank reportedly in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation

Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank is in talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, the studio responsible for hit franchises such as Shrek, Monsters vs. Aliens and How to Train Your Dragon according to a report from The Hollywood Reporter.

Samsung buys IoT startup SmartThings for $200 million

Samsung has acquired SmartThings, a startup that builds technology to connect everyday items like locks, smoke alarms, and more, allowing you to control them via smartphone. Although the financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed, re/code is reporting that the price…