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Cellular South sues AT&T over acquisition

09/20/2011, It looks like we have another member to add to the Department of Justice’s growing army of supporters against the AT&T-T-Mobile merger. Cellular South, one of the smaller carriers in the country has expressed its displeasure against the proposed...

Seven states oppose AT&T-T-Mobile merger

09/16/2011, Bad news for AT&T and those in favor of the carrier’s attempted acquisition of T-Mobile. It looks like the Department of Justice has garnered more troops in support of opposing the merger. It has been reported that seven states will be backing...

AT&T responds to the Department of Justice’s lawsuit

09/09/2011,  After taking flak from the Department of Justice last week for attempting to acquire T-Mobile, AT&T has finally filed a response to the DOJ’s lawsuit today. According to CNET’s report, AT&T claimed in its response that the DOJ fails...

Samsung will not be buying MeeGo

09/09/2011, We’re not sure why Samsung has been a favorite target these days whether it be lawsuits or rumors. Previously there were reports that Samsung was interested in buying webOS, a rumor which was then squashed by Samsung’s CEO during IFA 2011. Then new...

Sprint files its own lawsuit against AT&T-T-Mobile merger

09/06/2011, Following in the footsteps of the Department of Justice which filed a lawsuit to block the AT&T-T-Mobile acquisition last week, Sprint is also chiming in with a lawsuit of its own, to back the DOJ’s decision. Sprint had previously opposed the...

Department of Justice files to block AT&T-T-Mobile deal

08/31/2011, It looks like AT&T’s plans to acquire T-Mobile might be coming to a halt. This morning, the Department of Justice has been reported to have filed a petition to block the takeover. According to the Department of Justice, the merger would “result...

Samsung thinking about buying webOS? (Rumor)

08/29/2011, When HP announced that they would be discontinuing webOS for their smartphones and tablets, and that they were considering moving away from the PC business to focus on the enterprise market instead, there were rumors that Samsung was thinking about...

Samsung denies HP acquisition rumors

08/24/2011, Earlier today we reported on a rumor that suggested that Samsung may be considering acquiring HP’s PC division. Given that Samsung has plans to become the world’s largest PC maker, the rumors while unfounded, sort of made sense. Why not acquire one of...

Moogle and the Future of Mobile

08/15/2011, This morning, we covered the unexpected acquisition of Motorola Mobility by Google for $12B, which is a huge premium (60%+) compared to the market value of Motorola Mobile on the previous day. Mobile technology is currently THE hot business topic with...

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility

08/15/2011, This morning, Google has announced that it will acquire Motorola Mobility for $12B, which is a huge premium (60%+). This move is somewhat unexpected as it drastically changes Google’s position relative to other handset manufacturers who use...

HTC purchases mobile backup service developer, Dashwire

08/05/2011, While HTC is still under fire from Apple due to alleged patent infringement, it doesn’t look like the Taiwanese manufacturer is letting those problems get in the way of its business. It has been recently reported that HTC has purchased a Seattle...

DirecTV interested in purchasing Hulu?

08/05/2011, We all know that Hulu, one of the web’s premium internet streaming services, has recently been put up for sale by its stakeholders – Fox, NBC and Disney. And joining the list of potential acquirers (Apple, Yahoo, Google, Verizon, AT&T and...

Qualcomm acquires assets from GestureTek

07/26/2011, It has been reported that Qualcomm, the manufacturer behind the popular Snapdragon processors that have been put to a lot of good use in recent smartphones, has acquired unspecified assets from GestureTek. GestureTek is a company that specializes in...

Google buys SageTV

06/20/2011, Over the weekend, Google made an interesting acquisition which is said to help bolster its not very successful Google TV services. The search engine giant bought over SageTV, a company that’s known for the SageTV Media Center: a DVR (digital video...