You can pick your poison this morning; either Pandora is not trying to sell itself, or Pandora is in early-stage talks with SiriusXM around an acquisition of the digital radio giant by the satellite radio giant. Those stories, from Reuters and CNBC this morning, respectively, make each little more than a zero-sum game.
"Pandora has expressed a willingness to engage to longtime suitor SiriusXM, and SiriusXM is expected to pursue a deal, the people said," reads CNBC's report .
"Pandora is making no new effort to sell itself; [company] is focused on executing its strategy and its operating model - source," reads Reuters' extremely brief story. 7557725]