T-Mobile and Sprint in merger talks

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The two underdogs in the US carrier wars, T-Mobile and Sprint, may be joining forces. According to Bloomberg’s “people with knowledge of the matter”, Sprint and Deutsche Telekom have been in talks to make T-Mobile...

Red Hat talks up JBoss middleware for enterprise

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Tough talking is a way of life in the airline business, a sector over-stuffed with suppliers teetering on the brink of extinction, and with a reputation for costly and poor service. Two months after plucking...

Thai AIS in talks with Apple on iPhone launch

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Apple Inc and Thailand's Advanced Info Service ADVA.BK (AIS) are in talks about selling the U.S. firm's popular iPhone in Thailand, a senior official of the Thai firm said on Monday. "We are negotiating on...

Eric Traut talks (and demos) Windows 7 and MinWin

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Long Zheng has conveniently clipped out about 8 minutes worth of video footage of the current Windows 7 kernel, taken from a much longer (over one hour) video of Microsoft's distinguished engineer Eric Traut' October...

Microsoft in talks to invest in Facebook: report

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Microsoft Corp is talking to Facebook about buying a minority stake in the fast-growing online social network that could value the company at $10 billion or more, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Web...

TD Ameritrade and E-Trade In Merger Talks

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Reports in the Wall Street Post which indicate that E-Trade Financial, the pioneering online discount broker with Silicon Valley roots, is in merger talks with TD Ameritrade Holding had shares of both companies ticking upward...

Microsoft: No IP Talks with Red Hat

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Microsoft and Red Hat are no closer to a deal involving intellectual property cooperation, Microsoft has confirmed. "Red Hat and Microsoft have previously had conversations about interoperability, but none of our recent conversations have included...

Mexico, EU ask to join piracy talks with China

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By filing requests with the World Trade Organization, the European Union and Mexico have shown their hope to join Japan and Canada in helping the United States add pressure against China over increasing piracy concerns....

MySpace in talks to team up with eBay

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Although MySpace and eBay have not made any public announcements, Wall Street Journal is reporting that for several months, News Corp.'s Web network MySpace has been in talks with online auction company eBay Inc. about...

BBC in talks on Google link-up

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The BBC is in advanced negotiations with Google to make programming available via a branded channel on the search giant's video-sharing site, MediaGuardian.co.uk can reveal. It is understood that BBC executives are keen that the...

Nintendo Talks GTA & Wii

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In an interview with an American television station, Reggie Fils-Aime, the president of Nintendo of America, said that Nintendo has done all it can to persuade Take-Two Interactive Software to bring the Grand Theft Auto...

Peter Moore Talks PS3

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Gamesindustry.biz managed to grab Peter Moore, corporate vice president of, interactive entertainment at Microsoft for an interview this week, asking a range of questions, and delving deep into what Mr Moore really thinks of the...

Konami Talks Pro Evolution Soccer 6

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Konami today released further details on Pro Evolution Soccer 6, confirming that the title will be making its next-generation debut on the Xbox 360. Boasting improved visuals, enhanced animations and a plethora of gameplay additions,...

Microsoft Talks Unified Messaging

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In trying to end phone tag, Microsoft may find there's a lot of competition over just who is "it." The software maker on Monday announced its vision for so-called unified messaging, which brings together e-mail,...

Walt Disney in Serious Talks to Acquire Pixar

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The post-Eisner Walt Disney is close to buying Pixar Animation Studios in a deal that could allow Steve Jobs and his team to exert significant creative influence at the entertainment giant, reports The Wall Street...

AOL-MSN Alliance Talks Resume

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According to an article in the Wall Street Journal today, Time Warner and Microsoft and resumed discussions of a possible alliance between each company's internet units, America Online and MSN. The main focus of...

Apple in Talks to Introduce Videos to iTunes

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Apple Computer recently held discussions with major recording companies, seeking to license music videos to sell through the company's iTunes Music Store, according to a report in Monday's edition of The Wall Street Journal. ...

Itagaki talks Xbox 360

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Team Ninja guru also further confirms Microsoft will make a major announcement in Japan later this month. In an interview published in the latest issue of Famitsu Xbox Magazine, Tecmo producer and...

Bill Gates Talks Up Wetware

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Technological advances will one day allow computers to be implanted in the human body -- and could help the blind see and the deaf hear -- Bill Gates said Friday. But the Microsoft Latest News...

Microsoft said to be in talks to buy Claria

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For the last two weeks, Microsoft has been in talks to buy a private Silicon Valley company, a move that underscores just how eager Microsoft is to catch up with Google, the search and advertising...

Kutaragi Talks PS3 Backward Compatibility

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Sony's next-gen console will use hardware and software to play PlayStation and PlayStation 2 games; SCE president says Xbox "killing itself." Since Sony announced the PlayStation 3 would play both PlayStation and...

Square Enix talks next-gen Final Fantasy, new MMO

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Japanese publisher Square Enix has confirmed that among the projects it is developing for next-generation consoles are a new Final Fantasy game from the team behind Final Fantasy X, and a new massively multiplayer game...

Square Enix Talks Revolution

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A recent interview with Square Enix president Youichi Wada at Japanese site Impress Game Watch suggests good things both for Nintendo's networking plans and the next generation Revolution system. In response to Nintendo...

Neowin Talks Security with Microsoft

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With the recently released Service Pack 2 for Windows XP we at Neowin wanted to know more about Microsoft's security commitments to their customers. We recently had the chance to ask Microsoft a...

Microsoft Wants to Resume Talks With EU

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Software giant Microsoft Corp. hopes an impending court ruling on its five-year antitrust battle with the European Union will bring both sides back to the negotiating table, but EU regulators still balk at resuming direct...

ATI Talks R5xx

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Thanks to jerry for posting this in the Back Page News. Following the release of the Mercury Market share figures, ATI held an Analyst conference last week in which numerous point of ATI's...

Microsoft talks Longhorn, XNA, and Xbox 2

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Windows Gaming general manager Dean Lester updates GameSpot about next-generation consoles, XNA, and what Microsoft's new OS will mean for PC games. Recently, GameSpot sat down Windows Graphics and Gaming general manager...

Sony Talks PSP

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Sony is slowly but surely spreading the word about its PSP portable gaming system in Japan. Following last month's PlayStation Meeting, where the system was first shown to the Japanese press, company representatives have been...

Eidos confirms rumours of takeover talks

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Eidos has confirmed with a number of companies regarding a possible takeover bid, responding to recent rumours, which has caused the company's share price to rebound. Eidos said that its "preliminary discussions with a small...

Chris Vrenna Talks Doom 3

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Noted composer/musician discusses creating the theme song and ambient texturing in the game. Within the realms of video game music the name Chris Vrenna is spoken with a certain amount of reverence....

id Software talks DOOM 3 and beyond

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It's been a bit of a slow summer for PC releases, but that's all about to change in a few weeks with the release of DOOM 3, one of the most highly anticipated game releases...

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