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Rumour: Samsung to buy Nokia

Last week's rumours about Microsoft acquiring Nokia's phone unit for $19 billion were quickly shot down by Nokia themselves following a flurry of activity from the media. This came after a similar rumour emerged in... More...

Amazon to acquire Audible for $300 million

By the second quarter of 2008, Amazon.com Incorporated plans to acquire Audible Incorporated, the leading online provider of premium digital spoken word audio content. Through its web sites in the US and UK and alliances... More...

Nokia to acquire Trolltech

Nokia will make a public voluntary tender offer to acquire Trolltech, a recognized software provider with world-class software development platforms and frameworks headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Nokia will offer NOK 16 per share in cash... More...

Arbor to acquire Ellacoya Networks

Consolidation in security keeps on coming, with Arbor Networks stepping up to the plate with plans to acquire Ellacoya Networks. Arbor, which announced a definitive agreement to acquire Ellacoya on Thursday, is looking to boost... More...

IBM to Acquire Solid Information Technology

IBM has entered into an agreement to acquire Solid Information Technology, a privately held company based in Cupertino, California, and Helsinki, Finland, that provides in-memory database software. Financial details were not disclosed but the acquisition... More...

IBM to Acquire Cognos for $5 Billion

IBM Corp. is making its largest acquisition ever, a deal announced Monday to buy Cognos Inc. for $5 billion in cash in hopes of keeping up with rivals in "business intelligence" software. The acquisition would... More...

Google To Acquire GrandCentral

Google is in acquisition discussions with telephone management startup GrandCentral, we've learned, and we have a high degree of confidence that the deal has actually been closed. We are trying to nail down the acquisition... More...

Symantec To Acquire Altiris

After acquiring Veritas Software in July 2005, Symantec aims to buy network client management vendor Altiris for $830 million by paying company shareholders approximately $33 per share. Cupertino, California-based Symantec expects the acquisition to close... More...

EMC to acquire RSA Security

In a deal that marries one of the IT industry's biggest data storage vendors and one of its best-known security companies, EMC Corp. today unveiled plans to acquire RSA Security Inc. Under the deal, Hopkinton,... More...

EA To Acquire Mythic Entertainment

Electronic Arts Inc. yesterday announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Virginia-based Mythic Entertainment. Upon completion of the acquisition, Mythic Entertainment will become EA Mythic, a wholly-owned studio dedicated to developing Massively... More...

Symantec To Acquire WholeSecurity

Symantec announced yesterday that the company plans to accquire WholeSecurity. WholeSecurity provides anti-phishing technology to identify processes running on websites and on workstations. Many corporate's use the technology to prevent users from logging... More...

Novell to Acquire Tally Systems Corp.

Novell announced on Wednesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tally Systems Corp. Tall Systems is an expert in IT asset management solutions, this acquisition will help Novell expand it's ZENworks management... More...

Apple to acquire HipSolve Media

Think Secret is reporting that Apple is currently in talks to acquire HipSolve Media for $3.6 million. HipSolve Media, founded nearly three years ago, launched Windows-based iHoopla. iHoopla offers labels and publishers the... More...

Comcast to acquire TechTV

Comcast on Thursday said it agreed to acquire cable channel TechTV, owned by Paul Allen's Vulcan, and merge it with its own G4 video game network. The acquisition will enable Comcast, the... More...

Novell to acquire SuSE

Thanks HolgMan Novell today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire SUSE LINUX, one of the world's leading enterprise Linux companies, expanding Novell's ability to provide enterprise-class services... More...

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