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...

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Softlayer and The Planet in merger talks

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Two of the industry's largest providers of dedicated servers and hosting services have entered into talks regarding a possible merger. If completed, the merger would make Softlayer CEO Lance Crosby the CEO of the combined...

HP buys Palm for $1.2 Billion

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HP said on Wednesday that it had entered into an agreement to purchase Palm for $1.2 Billion. In a press release issued by HP, the company said the acquisition would allow HP to "participate more aggressively...

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Orange and T-Mobile merger

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Yesterday, news channels were littered with headlines concerning the possibility of two major mobile network carriers - T-Mobile, and Orange becoming one under plans to merge their two businesses. T-Mobile is currently...

Activision Blizzard Deal Passed by Shareholders

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Although the deal was originally announced in December, Activision shareholders have finally given approval today to merge with French telecommunications and media group Vivendi SA's games unit, Blizzard, creating a public company called Activision Blizzard....

Senator Wants XM-Sirius Deal Blocked

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Senator Byron Dorgan, a high-ranking member of the Senate Commerce Committee and Democrat, urged U.S. communications regulators on Friday to block Sirius Satellite Radio's purchase of rival XM Satellite Radio, saying the deal would lead...

DoJ Okays Sirius-XM Merger

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A merger between the two players in the US satellite radio market, Sirius and XM Radio, came a step closer to reality today when the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) informed the companies that it...

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...

FCC Seeks Public Comment On Satellite Radio Merger

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The Federal Communications Commission has issued a notice asking for members of the public to voice their opinions on whether Sirius and XM, USA's two satellite radio broadcasters, should be allowed to merge. The combined...

The AMD 690G: first fruits of AMD/ATI merger

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AMD has announced the AMD 690G chipset with integrated graphics, essentially an ATI-designed product that has been rebranded and renamed in light of the merger. The 690G's integrated graphics processor (IGP) is the DirectX 9-compatible...

FCC Says No to Satellite Radio Merger

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If you've been following the news over the last few months, you've probably noticed a few articles analyzing, speculating or simply spreading rumours regarding a merger between Sirius and XM Radio. Leave all the non-facts...

Nokia and Siemens delay merger

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The investigation into the corruption scandal at Siemens has delayed a proposed merger between the telco equipment divisions of Siemens and Nokia. The merger was to be completed in January 2007, creating a new...

AMD, ATi Merger Could Spell Change for Apple

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Apple may be affected by AMD's decision to buy graphics chipmaker ATI Technologies. Since the deal was revealed, Intel has confirmed it won't renew ATI's chipset bus licence, according to The Inquirer. That is...

Alcatel to Buy Lucent in Merger

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Alcatel SA and Lucent Technologies Inc. have announced today a merger between the two telecommunications equipment makers in which France based Alcatel will purchase US based Lucent in order to form a major new competitor...

MSN and AOL Merger in the Works?

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This could be the most far out story of the day. The New York Post is reporting that Time Warner is in talks with Microsoft for a new business venture combining their flagship internet products....

Microsoft eyeing merger of two secure e-mail specs

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After submitting its Caller ID e-mail authentication specification to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) earlier this week, Microsoft Corp. is now in detailed discussions to merge the specification with another, called Sender Policy Framework,...

Intel's deskbook CPU platform merger plan

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When exactly does Intel plan to align its desktop and notebook processor families around the same architecture? Recent roadmaps cited by Japanese web site PC Watch put it in 2006 with the launch of 'Merom'...

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