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December 12, 2017

Disney Deal by Xmas, Today’s Greatest Show on Earth, Vinnie’s Violin and Snapchat Mute Problem

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Take It to the Bank – This is just in – the Fox deal is now Disney’s to lose. Comcast execs...
December 11, 2017

Double Dollars, Hands Off Xmas Parties, Edward Lifesciences Buys Harpoon Medical and Gigi IPO

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Double Bubble – Starbucks threw down an ace Friday when its CFO Scott Maw said within five years, the company will...
December 8, 2017

New Job Category Atmosphere Model, Disney Dummy, Door Dash Fast Raise, Murphy’s Romance a Role Model

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – It looks like, from here, Disney will wind up the bid winner to Rupert Murdoch’s empire 21st Century Fox, including the...
December 7, 2017

Intuit Buys TSheets, Crystal Ball Sees Monster Deals, Al Franken Resigns Today, Porsche Meeting Feb. 2

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – With some fresh tracks in the mud, like the tax bill passing and CVS Aetna mega merger deal, time to pull...
December 5, 2017

San Diego’s Media Mistake, Eugene’s Beautiful Mind, Carvana’s Kill Money, Porsche Event in January and Aptonet Tonight

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – This morning, we are going to look at how two totally different places, San Diego and Swamp, can make the same...
December 4, 2017

CVS Cheap Shot, Dropbox Acquires Verst, Buy Tattoo Parlor with Bitcoin and Jodie Foster Live

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – What they are calling the opening of a new front door for American health care – CVS closed the deal on...
December 1, 2017

Blue Apron Founder Out, Pinterest President Leaving and Peter Thiel Eyes Gawker Media in Bankruptcy

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – A waterfront view of doors opening, closing and revolving – 5 Venture Capitalists stepped down from four firms due to workplace...
November 30, 2017

HR Dancing in the Spotlight, WeWork Buys Meetup and Builds Kindergarten, Mars and Bars and Blackberry Back in Black

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – I don’t know if we got off on the wrong track with “Coffee, Tea or Me?” or the song “Dancing in...
November 28, 2017

Mr. Misunderstood Bitcoin, Office Drama, Roark Buys Wild Wings and Bali Erupts

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Wake Up – Bitcoin is Running – The price of the so-called cryptocurrency was just below the $10,000 threshold in trading...
November 27, 2017

Vampire Deal at TIME, Botox and Burritos, Tucker Max Changed Man in NYTimes

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Over the weekend, online sales popped and a deal rose from the dead as Koch brothers and Meredith, publisher of magazines...
November 20, 2017

Williams-Sonoma Buys Outward, French Cuisine at Elysee Palace and a Sandbar on Altamaha River

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – I don’t mean to be mean-spirited first thing Monday morning, but is it time to turn the lights out on Puerto...
November 17, 2017

Murdoch’s Jalopy, Mashable Sold, Live Ops is Loud and Clear, Native Deodorant Sold for $100m

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Here is the deal – We know old media, like cable and big glossy print magazines, are in troubled times, but...
November 16, 2017

Breaking Bad Deal, Love on the Rocks, Send Grid Goes IPO and Plan B Climate Change

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – What we do to get a deal done or maybe just an unholy alliance – Koch brothers formed an unlikely deal...
November 15, 2017

Italian Auction, Uma’s Big Play, Wal-Mary Gone Wild, Halo’s Hail Mary and Live Dreams.

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Da Vinci Auction – The last Leonardo da Vinci painting in private hands is expected to fetch $100 million today at...
November 14, 2017

FDA Green-Lights Digital Pill, Vanity’s Fair Surprise, Livestream Today, Behavox New Frontier

Good Tuesday Morning. Sorry about being this late, but Silicon Valley is in full panic mode this morning, as a provision in the Senate tax bill...
November 13, 2017

Cash Crashes at GE, Men @ Work, HR Out to Lunch, Byblos Many Mornings

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – A rumor that started Friday evening turned true this morning, as GE cut its dividend by 50 percent. The conglomerate is...
November 9, 2017

Honeymoon Money, Facebook Porn Help Desk, Uber New CEO Live Today in First Interview

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Ocean View vs. Garden View – The Trump administration called on Time Warner to sell CNN as a condition of its...
November 8, 2017

Flapper IPOs, Cat Woman Back on the Express, Cruise Diets, “Darkest Hour” is One Minute Before Daylight

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – A flood of companies is going public, and this IPO pool is full of gar fish – a good flapper, but...