Peter Kafka

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Google’s 2012 M&A Tab: Motorola Plus $458 Million and Counting

Did Google buy your start-up this year? If so, they spent an average of $19 million on it: The search giant says it spent $458 million on 24 acquisitions through June 30 of this year. That’s in addition, of course, to the $12.5 billion it spent on Motorola Mobility.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”