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Transocean $RIG acquired Norway's  Songa Offshore SE for US$3.4 billion. The purchase price of NOK 47.50 per share a 37.0% premium to Songa’s 5 day average closing price of NOK 34.68 per share.

Social media company Snap $SNAP, owner of Snapchat has been a great reminder of risk, herd mentality and like MySpace the perils of betting on social media longevity. The employee lockup expiration Monday saw a new record low trade at $11.28 on Monday, 33% below its IPO price of $17.

Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure $SOI reported its first earnings after its IPO debut in May 2017 with Q2 revenue above expectations. The company sells fracking proppant systems.

Independent exploration and production company Sanchez Energy $SN reported Q217 earnings before the market Wednesday results below analyst views but lower capex and higher production saw the stock rise 10%.

Carrizo Oil & Gas $CRZO announced second quarter earnings before the market open Tuesday. The stock fell 6% after decreased 2017 oil production guidance with ExL Delaware basin acquisitions. 

Netflix has taken another step in it's evolution, making it's first ever acquisition to own and develop it's own content rather than licence it. $NFLX bought creator owned comic-book publishing firm Millarworld,creator of Kick-Ass, Kingsman, Wanted and Old Man Logan.

Chinese game publisher NetEase $NTES reports Q2 earnings after the close Wednesday. NetEase publishes the massive fantasy Westward Journey and Onmyoji. NTES operates with Blizzard and Microsoft for Minecraft in Europe and North America.

Market darling and high-performance graphics chip pioneer NVidia $NVDA reports fiscal Q2 earnings after the market close on Thursday. Product lines include, data centers, artificial intelligence, digital currencies, machine learning and self-driving cars.

Video game publisher Activision Blizzard $ATVI reported second quarter earnings Thursday which easily beat consensus estimates as MAU's soared. However the gaming company offered mixed guidance which saw the stock waddle.

Take-Two Interactive Software $TTWO delivered again, shares ripped higher over 11% after the video game publisher and distributor reported earnings and raised guidance. Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online again delivering.

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