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FCC Approves T-Mobile, MetroPCS Merger

03/12/2013, It looks as though those reports of T-Mobile possibly laying off over 100 people once it merges with MetroPCS is one step closer to become true as not only did the Department of Justice give the A-OK for the merger to occur, but today, the FCC also gave...

T-Mobile Reportedly Planning Layoffs Prior To MetroPCS Merger

03/07/2013, Earlier this morning, the US Department of Justice gave the T-Mobile / MetroPCS merger  its official green light in the form of a 30-day waiting period, which expires is there are no objections made within those 30 days. But it looks as though T-Mobile...

AT&T, T-Mobile to postpone court proceedings for a month

12/13/2011, The AT&T and T-Mobile merger deal isn’t looking so good. Some analysts have even gone as far as claiming that the deal is on its death bed, although given the huge obstacles and the amount of opposition that both AT&T and T-Mobile had to face,...

AT&T withdraws FCC approval application for T-Mobile merger

11/25/2011, If you’re the type that believes in negative energy and whatnot, it appears that with all of their detractors and even the government going against their merger, AT&T has withdrawn their application from the FCC that requested approval for a merger...

Microsoft welcomes Skype officially

10/13/2011, We all know that Microsoft picked up Skype for a cool $8.5 billion in May earlier this year, with boards of directors from both Microsoft and Skype having approved the acquisition previously. Well, not much was heard concerning this merger since then, but...

Rhapsody picks up Napster

10/03/2011, Rhapsody must have looked upon Napster with a longing, and in another case of a corporate giant swallowing up smaller entities, America’s largest on-demand music service has decided to fork out the dough to acquire Napster’s subscriber base in order...

Google/Motorola Mobility deal to be further looked into by DOJ

09/29/2011, The AT&T and T-Mobile merger has been getting quite a bit of attention lately, with just about everyone thinking that this is a bad move. Meanwhile another major acquisition, Google and Motorola Mobility, has been rather quiet and keeping to the...

Verizon appears to be in support of AT&T/T-Mobile merger

09/22/2011, The AT&T and T-Mobile merger is certainly not looking well at the moment. It seems that there are many who do not wish to see the merger go through, among them being Sprint and Cellular South and even the Department of Justice, with all three tossing...

AT&T attempting to sell their assets to their rivals?

09/19/2011, While the merger of AT&T and T-Mobile benefits both companies the most, and even though on paper they claim that it will benefit the rest of the country, not many are convinced, especially with the DoJ launching a lawsuit in an attempt to stop the...

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...

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...

Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi merge LCD operations

08/31/2011, Mergers often end up with some corners being cut (cost savings in corporate parlance), resulting in a leaner and often meaner entity. Of course, there will be collateral damage along the way, but then again that is to be expected. The latest news that is...

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...

Sprint interferes with AT&T-T-Mobile acquisition

06/28/2011, AT&T’s plan to acquire T-Mobile has been hotly debated ever since it was proposed. Consumers are all for improved network service and coverage a result of the merger, but on the other hand consumers don’t want AT&T and Verizon to have...