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Priceline tapping into restaurant bookings with $2.6 billion acquisition of OpenTable

Priceline tapping into restaurant bookings with $2.6 billion acquisition of OpenTable

The Internet travel booking company Priceline announced today it will acquire the online restaurant reservation service OpenTable for $103 a share. The all-cash deal will cost Priceline a total of $2.6 billion. The deal is expected to officially close sometime in the third quarter of 2014. When that happens, OpenTable will be run as an independent business within the Priceline Group...

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Reserve now: OpenTable’s official app goes to Windows Phone 8 in latest update

Reserve now: OpenTable’s official app goes to Windows Phone 8 in latest update

Hooray for more Windows Phone 8 apps! That’s our feeling every time we report on an official app getting bumped to take advantage of the latest features in our OS. Today’s app is OpenTable (www.opentable.com) the must-have service for those in big cities who want to easily reserve a table at their favorite (but busy) restaurant. The previous Windows Phone 7.x version wasn’t too bad, but...

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