The much debated, and often contested, purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk looks like it's set to close on Friday after indication to bankers who are helping to fund the deal by Musk himself.
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Microsoft has faced a major setback in the UK where the country's regulator has put up a hurdle in the form of a "Phase 2" investigation of the multi-billion dollar acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
Unity's board has rejected mobile app monetization company AppLovin's surprising offer to purchase Unity for $17.5 billion. Instead, the firm will purchase AppLovin's competitor ironSource.
Twitter has reportedly put a temporary ban on product changes to preemptively prevent sabotage from employees who might go rogue following the deal with Elon Musk. Employees are divided on the topic.
Details on a UK government website suggest Microsoft could already be in the process of buying out Playground Games, the studio behind the popular Forza Horizon open-world racing franchise.
According to a new report, Microsoft has agreed to acquire GitHub, the world's largest source code repository. The report also claims that a deal could be made official as soon as Monday.
A new report claims the Redmond giant is in serious talks over acquiring the largest source code repository in the world, last valued at $2 billion, given the impending departure of GitHub's CEO.
Paul Jacobs, ousted as CEO of Qualcomm after Broadcom's attempted hostile takeover last month, is now assembling potential buyers to take Qualcomm private, with him once again at its helm.
Broadcom and Qualcomm have agreed to meet on February 14th to discuss the $121 billion acquisition offer. Qualcomm turned down a meeting for last weekend but now have had a change of heart.
Broadcom has raised its bid for Qualcomm from the original offer back in November. The new bid prices Qualcomm's shares at $82 a piece, which is 17% higher than their original offer.
In one of those rare times where "sources" were correct, both Apple and Shazam have confirmed that the iPhone maker has purchased the app that lets users identify song or video tidbits. What's next?
While the report is unconfirmed, Apple could indeed be setting itself up for another avenue to drive people to Apple Music or its future AR endeavors. The deal could be worth as much as £300 million.
In a move that is not totally unexpected, Qualcomm's board of directors has rejected the $130 billion, $70-per-share offer from Broadcom as "undervalued." Broadcom still plans to pursue a merger deal.
In a deal worth more than $450 million in cash, milestone bonuses, and equity, EA will be acquiring Respawn Entertainment. No layoffs, restructurings, or cancellations are tied to the acquisition.
Verizon might be looking to back out of its deal to purchase Yahoo! The company believes the recent revelations of Yahoo leaking user data on 500 million e-mail accounts will have a lasting impact.
Intel, one of the largest chipmakers around, is buying one of its rivals, Altera. The latter was focused on specialized processors that are increasingly being used alongside traditional servers.
Talks between Microsoft and Salesforce.com have reportedly come to an end as the companies failed to reach an agreement on price, with Salesforce reportedly wanting as much as $15 billion more.
Don't freak out too much. Microsoft isn't planning on buying BlackBerry anytime soon, but they are evaluating the possibility of such a takeover. Leather and carbon fiber clad Windows Phones anybody?
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.
BlackBerry has agreed to accept a buyout offer from Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, which will offer a total $4.7 billion for the company and bring it back into privacy.
In a new interview, Dell founder and CEO Michael Dell says he will still like to stay with the PC company he created even if his plan to take the business private fails in an upcoming shareholder vote
Many Tumblr users are not happy that Yahoo have stepped in to buy the company, despite reports that it was finically unsound, and it looks like some users are voting with their feet.
Yesterday, it appeared that the Whatsapp messenger service might be Google's next big acquisition in a potential $1 billion buyout. Today, it's nothing more than fantasy talk and denial.
Rumours are flying around that Google is in talks to purchase WhatsApp, expanding their services into the mobile messaging space, and to further develop their rumoured Google Babble service.
Speculation mounts that Microsoft wants to have a say in Dell's business if it helps the PC maker complete its move to a private company by giving it $2 billion or more.
A new report from CNBC is stating that Microsoft is apart of a group that is proposing to help with a leveraged buyout of Dell and the company may be looking to toss in 1-3 billion dollars.
With talks of a Dell buyout breaking earlier this week, it looks like Silver Lakes, the private equity firm looking to complete the deal, has four major banks lined up to finance the deal.
The Wall Street Journal thinks that Best Buy founder Richard Schulze's abrupt resignation from the company's board could be part of a plan to buy-out the company and take it private again.
Go Daddy, the world's largest registrar of domains, has been sold to a group of private equity firms. Reuters previously reported a few hours ago that the company was in talks to be sold. The...
A lot of people thought Mark Zuckerberg was crazy when he turned down Yahoo's $1 billion offer, but it now turns out that he also declined a $15 billion offer from Microsoft in 2007. This...
Dell's been on a bit of a buying spree recently; according to the head honcho, Michael Dell, they have a 'portfolio of acquisitions' that they're looking at to help boost earnings, but according to Bloomberg,...
While much news has surrounded Yahoo in regards to its own acquisition, at the hands of Microsoft, reports indicate that Yahoo is doing some shopping of its own. Ari Balogh, Chief Technology Officer told Reuters,...
It looks like the rumor mill is heating up again, because according to Tech Crunch, Apple may be looking into buying Twitter. One source says, "Apple is in late stage negotiations to buy Twitter and...
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...
The company IBM is currently negotiating a deal in which it will buy Sun Microsystems for the hefty sum of US$7 billion. The deal will be a very important one, and according to The NY...
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....
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...
Recent reports that Nokia Corp. is in talks to buy Palm Inc. surprise some analysts, who nonetheless said some type of buyout might make sense and could even be a good thing for customers. According...
Let's talk SiN Episodes. Was the first episode, Emergence, successful financially? Why haven't we seen any Episode 2 news? The first episode did well, but not good enough to completely self-fund the...
Shares in NVIDIA Corporation surged nearly 8 percent today amid speculation that the graphics card company was about to be purchased by chip giant Intel. The stock rose $2.32 to hit $30.62 in afternoon trading...