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Blockbuster to take on Netflix with a streaming service

09/23/2011, Blockbuster, the once popular video rental service, filed for bankruptcy earlier this year and was snapped up by Dish Network but since then we haven’t heard much about it – until now. Dish Network and Blockbuster has sent out an invitation to the...

PopCap on the verge of $1 billion buyout?

06/22/2011, The gaming industry can be a lucrative business if you’re positioned correctly – and to say that PopCap Games is one of the trusted names when it comes to casual gaming is correct – so much so that rumors are floating around concerning...

Garmin snaps up Navigon, intends to gain edge against smartphones

06/14/2011, Dedicated GPS manufacturers are a dying breed, especially with the advent of Google’s Android platform as well as Apple’s pervasive iOS offering free navigation on their respective slew of devices. Well, where does that leave manufacturers...

Blockbuster to be acquired by Dish Network

04/06/2011, Blockbuster, the movie rental service on its way to bankruptcy has been saved from the jaws of death. Dish Network has just announced that they will be acquiring the movie rental chain for $228 million. While this saves Blockbuster from disappearing off...

Sprint gets vocal about AT&T-T-Mobile acquisition

03/28/2011, While Sprint appeared calm and collected about the whole AT&T-T-Mobile buyout when it was first announced, it looks like they haven’t been so cool after all. Sprint has just announced that they oppose the whole $39 billion takeover. At present,...

Intel finalizes McAfee buyout

02/28/2011, Silicon giant Intel is pleased to announce that they have finally finalized and completed their acquisition of computer security company McAfee, where the latter has taken its wings under the Intel Software and Services Group as a subsidiary. This deal...

Google dishes out $10 million for fflick

01/25/2011, Google flexes their financial muscle yet again by forking out $10 million to gobble up movie recommendation site fflick, where industry players say that this is most likely a strategic move to boost its upcoming YouTube movie service. The deal is...