After brawl with activist investor Elliott, Athenahealth is selling for a lower price

What makes a deal a good deal? For Athenahealth Inc., it’s all about perspective. The health-care technology company is being acquired for $135 per outstanding share, or a total value of about $5.7 billion, Athenahealth ATHN, +9.66% confirmed on Monday. That’s a major reduction from the $160-per-share bid that one of the acquiring parties, hedge-fund…

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After less than four years, Amazon’s business supplies site is on pace to pass $10 billion a year

Amazon Business, the company’s marketplace that sells business supplies to corporate buyers, is on pace to generate more than $10 billion in sales volume this year, a significant milestone for a service that officially launched just three years ago. Amazon revealed the new sales projection in a blog post Tuesday, highlighting the fact that “millions…

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After Trump Rants, Top GOP Senator Asks FTC to Re-Open Google Antitrust Probe

Image: Google, Getty Just because President Trump’s baseless accusations of bias in Google search results are likely another sideshow doesn’t mean the search giant doesn’t have real political troubles. On Thursday, Senator Orin Hatch asked the Federal Trade Commission to take another look at whether Google is guilty of antitrust violations and unfair competitive practices.…

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