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MS CFO Eyes Hostile Yahoo Takeover

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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...

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Shares of Research In Motion Ltd. are climbing on rumours that the BlackBerry maker may be bought by software giant Microsoft Corp. RIM shares set a new trading record by rising as high as $89.68...

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EMI, the music group behind Apple's digital rights management free iTunes, has agreed to be bought by private equity firm Terra Firma for £3.2 billion (US$6.4 billion). The deal values EMI shares at £2.4 billion...

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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...

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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...

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