During today's trading, a series of stories showed up on the Dow Jones newswire reporting that Google was buying Apple for a tidy $9 billion. Apparently, a technical glitch caused the fake news.
After multiple reports last month, it appears that T-Mobile and Sprint may finally be on the home stretch in regards to their merger. A source familiar with the matter has revealed new details.
After a number of negotiations over three years, the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint may finally be happening, with Reuters reporting a possible announcement as soon as next month.
The third and fourth place cellular companies are again in negotiations to join forces to compete with Verizon and AT&T, and while talks appear serious, neither has gotten to the due diligence phase.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation and the CoderDojo Foundation are coming together to drastically increase the number of young people that can be reached with the latter's coding events.
When Verizon completes its acquisition of Yahoo later this year, the plan is to merge the organization with AOL to create a new company called Oath. Will the Yahoo brand live on elsewhere?
Three UK CEO hits-out over European Commission intervention which ruled that mobile network Three may not merge with rival O2 to become Europe's best mobile network.
Following the approval from the FCC over a merger with Time Warner Cable, Charter is becoming the second-largest cable service provider in the U.S., giving Comcast a run for its money.
Nokia has announced that French regulators have approved the company's offer of 15.6 billion euros to acquire Alcatel-Lucent and will begin the merger starting January 14th.
It may end up being one of the largest tech-industry mergers in history and a big change in direction for Dell if it and enterprise vendor EMC can reach an agreement for a full or partial merger.
T-Mobile has been the target of acquisition for the past several years, but it looks like a new deal might be on the table as sources state that Dish Network is in talks to try to acquire T-Mobile.
Hutchison Whampoa, the parent company of the Three brand, has announced plans to sell 33 percent of the combined Three and O2 network once its buyout of O2 UK is completed.
According to Bloomberg, two of America's most hated companies will reportedly drop plans to merge. The rumors come after a hearing with regulatory bodies raising concerns about the deal Wednesday.
BT has officially announced that they are buying EE, the UK's largest 4G operator, for $19 billion paid out in cash and stock. The deal is expected to go through by early next year.
Hutchison Whampoa, owner of Three, has confirmed that it is in exclusive talks with Telefónica to acquire O2 UK in a deal worth up to £10.25bn, which would create the UK's largest mobile carrier.
Weeks after the terms of the deal were said to have been agreed, Sprint has reportedly withdrawn its $32bn bid to purchase T-Mobile US, amid concerns that it would not get regulatory approval.
The merger of Sprint and T-Mobile is said to have been agreed, and the new combined carrier will apparently be named SoftBank USA, with brands including Virgin Mobile and MetroPCS being scrapped.
It appears that the nearly $50 billion merger is contingent on one very important DirecTV asset: NFL Sunday Ticket. Without it, AT&T will back out of the deal and not purchase the satellite company.
An analyst has predicted that Apple and Microsoft will be forced into closer cooperation and, eventually, a merger in as little as five years' time, to face down threats from the likes of Facebook.
Hulu's owners (Disney, Fox and NBCUniversal) have decided once again to not sell off the streaming video service, despite taking bid proposals from other companies, and will now invest more into Hulu.
Yahoo supposedly wants the buy the super popular Tumblr to invigorate its user base and get a foothold in mobile marketing. However, they are scared of competing with Facebook for Tumblr's graces.
T-Mobile and MetroPCS have entered a merger agreement just one day after the companies announced they were considering a potential merger. The deal is worth $1.5 billion
According to a new report, Microsoft was given access to Nokia's financial information late last year in a potential buyout. Microsoft eventually walked away from the deal, however.
The $12.5 billion merger of Google and Motorola Mobility could officially close early next week as the Chinese government has now given its approval for the deal.
Cisco announced today that it has filed an appeal to the European Union to revisit its approval of October's merger of Microsoft and Skype in order to put in some new conditions.
The European Commission and the US Justice Department have both approved the proposed $12.5 billion merger between Google and Motorola Mobility, although other countries must still approve the deal.
AT&T has announced that it has ended its $39 billion attempt to acquire T-Mobile USA from its parent company Deutsche Telekom thanks in part to resistance by the FCC and the Department of Justice.
The Federal Communications Commission has allowed AT&T to withdraw its application to merge with T-Mobile but the FCC still released a report that was highly critical of the merger proposal.
A source claims that AT&T is planning to offer to sell a large portion of T-Mobile's assets - as much as 40 percent - in an attempt to appease the Department of Justice's concerns over their merger.
AT&T has admitted that it could take a massive $4 billion one time charge on its financial books if its proposed merger with fellow wireless carrier T-Mobile fails to happen.
Sprint Nextel, the nation's third biggest wireless phone carrier, has filed a lawsuit seeking to block the proposed $39 billion merger between AT&T and T-Mobile.
The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, claiming that such a move would cause less competition in the wireless phone industry.
A leaked letter from a law firm representing AT&T that was posted and then partly redacted on the FCC web site seems to hurt AT&T's case to merge with T-Mobile.
The proposed merger of the AT&T and T-Mobile wireless carriers has generated lots of comments both for and against. Today the Bursor and Fisher law firm launched a web site called FightTheMerger.com that's designed to...
California may now be involving itself in the AT&T and T-Mobile merger that is slated to occur pending regulatory approval. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has not launched an official investigation, but may do...
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...
According to Techcrunch, Amazon is set to acquire European DVD rental service LOVEFiLM in a $312 million deal. The company currently operates in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Amazon already owns a significant...
Rumors that AOL was interested in purchasing Yahoo were reported here last month and it appears that AOL is now taking the next steps in investigating a possible merger; Reuters is reporting that they have...
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen set up an hour long secret meeting to discuss a variety of topics, including a possible acquisition of Adobe by Microsoft. According to The New York...
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...