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https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17017586
Amazon has $31B cash. Walmart has $7B cash. Walmart did sell a big thing for cash recently but I think Flipkart is cash so that evens out.
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may 2018 by skinnymuch
Fandango Buys Rival MovieTickets.com, Amassing Broader Theater Reach – Variety
"Fandango’s ticketing network spans more than 33,000 screens worldwide, while MovieTickets.com has pacts representing over 29,000. There’s significant overlap between the two — for example, both companies sell tickets AMC and Regal theaters — and the deal will increase Fandango’s global screen count by around 20%, to 40,000" -- "Internationally, Fandango in 2015 acquired Brazil’s biggest online movie-ticketing provider, Ingresso.com, and last December acquired Peru-based Cinepapaya (rebranded as Fandango Latin America)."
acquisitions  big_business  butting_heads  comcast  movies  news  subsidiaries 
october 2017 by skinnymuch
Fandango acquires Flixster, Rotten Tomatoes rivaling Amazon’s IMDb - MarketWatch
"Fandango reached 40.3 million people in the U.S. in January, according to comScore data, while Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes together had 19.4 million visitors. Combined, the three assets would be a close No. 2 online to Amazon.com Inc.’s AMZN, IMDb, which had 73.8 million unique visitors last month. Flixster and Fandango together have more than 100 million mobile app downloads, according to the companies." _With MovieTickets.com and MovieClips helping a tiny bit, they should come even closer._
acquisitions  big_business  comcast  movies  news  subsidiaries  year:2016  fandango  Time_Warner  rotten_tomatoes 
october 2017 by skinnymuch

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