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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...

Many big names support of proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger

06/06/2011, While some companies, such as Sprint, have expressed their concerns over AT&T’s plans to takeover T-Mobile; it has been recently made known that a number of big names in the industry are for the move. In a letter that was filed today in support...

AT&T Buys T-Mobile for $39B

03/20/2011, It’s official, AT&T has announced that it was acquiring T-Mobile USA for $39B, adding 33M customers in one fell swoop. The combined entity will therefore have about 129M subscribers. This deal makes a lot more sense than the rumored...

More Windows Phone 7-Nokia deal details revealed

03/11/2011, Here’s some very interesting news – according to the latest reports online, it appears that the Microsoft-Nokia deal for the Finnish phone manufacturer to create Windows Phone 7 handsets has not been finalized yet. Apparently the two giants are...

Sprint Considering Merger With T-Mobile In The Future?

07/13/2010, Word is going around that Dan Hesse, Sprint’s CEO, has stated that the company is considering a merger with T-Mobile further down the read, even if Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile’s parent company, currently feels that the company is doing just...

HTC will not pick up Palm

04/23/2010, Looks like Palm will have to find another white knight to bail them out of their current financial predicament – HTC will not be purchasing the company, where according to an internal source, there “just weren’t enough synergies to take...

Major merger exercise a possibility

08/28/2009, Whispers abound that Casio, Hitachi and Sharp, three of Japan’s major cellphone manufacturers could be entering into a joint venture that will result in one of the biggest companies of its type. Apparently, their joint efforts would result in a...