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Oracle to buy Sun for $7.4 billion

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Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation announced today they have entered into an agreement under which Oracle will acquire Sun. The transaction is valued at approximately $7.4 billion, with Oracle purchasing Sun stock with cash for...

Seagate: No Buyout Offer from Chinese Company

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Contrary to previous reports, Seagate Technology has announced the world's largest disk drive maker has not received an offer to be acquired by any foreign or domestic company and that it is not for sale....

Microsoft Closes $6 billion Buyout of aQuantive

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As part of an online advertising push designed to leapfrog Yahoo and present a serious challenge to Google, Microsoft has just closed a $6 billion deal with digital marketing company aQuantive. As the software industry...

Freescale Accepts Big Buyout Bid

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Freescale Semiconductor - the former chip manufacturing arm of Motorola - has agreed to be acquired by a group of investment firms for $17.6 billion. A consortium of four private equity firms plans to buy...

Pixar buyout for $7 billion

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On Tuesday, board members for Pixar Animation Studios will meet to approve a $7 billion buyout by Disney. The buyout will make Steve Jobs, the company's chief executive, around...

Opera Buyout Rumors Unfounded

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CoolTechZone is reporting today that Microsoft and Opera are in the final stages of reaching an agreement, that would see the Redmond based software giant purchase the small Norwegian browser company. The report cites that...

Microsoft documents detail SAP buyout plan

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During the whole PeopleSoft and Oracle trial nothing has come up more than Microsoft's plans to purchase SAP. Earlier last year Microsoft talked to SAP about a possible merger. Oracle continues to shift...

Oracle Continues With Buyout Formalities

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As expected, Oracle said Thursday it has extended its offer to buy all the common stock of PeopleSoft Inc., a deal valued at about $6.3 billion. The original offer, made nearly one month ago,...

RealNetworks seeks Listen.com buyout

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RealNetworks has agreed to buy Listen.com for about $36 million in cash and stock, a deal that could alter some key alliances in the online music business. The two companies announced an agreement...

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