John Callaham

I have been writing professionally about technology and gaming news for 14 years.

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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

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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...