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MS CFO Eyes Hostile Yahoo Takeover

Microsoft is considering launching a hostile bid for search provider Yahoo as early next week if Yahoo does not begin talks soon, Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell said today. Liddell repeated a threat by Chief... More...

Palm takeover expected this week

Nokia and up to three other potential bidders are interested in buying Palm Incorporated, which could be sold for some $2 billion as early as this week. Based on unidentified sources, Unstrung.com believes Palm’s management... More...

Adobe's Macromedia Takeover Clears Final Hurdle

Adobe's multi-billion dollar takeover of rival software developerMacromedia has received regulatory clearance and is expected to becompleted Saturday. Adobe announced late Thursday that it and Macromedia have eitherreceived or been notified they will... More...

EA tries to revive DICE takeover

Publisher picks up additional shareholder votes and extends its offer for another month. Electronic Arts today said that attempts to buy Digital Illusions CE, the Stockholm-based developer of the successful Battlefield franchise,... More...

Eidos confirms rumours of takeover talks

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... More...

Viacom rules out EA takeover

Responding to recent speculation, Viacom boss Sumner Redstone states that he has no intention of targeting EA for a takeover. According to a recent Reuters report, Viacom chairman and chief executive Sumner... More...

HotJobs favors Yahoo takeover bid

Online job recruitment company HotJobs.com on Monday said it intends to accept an unsolicited bid from Yahoo unless TMP Worldwide, which agreed to buy HotJobs in June, sweetens its offer. Yahoo earlier... More...

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