$1 billion. With that in mind, it looks like the latest Waze acquisition rumors are now connected to Google.
Instagram back in April of 2012. While that acquisition started out with talks of $1 billion, it eventually dropped to $750 million. As of today however, it is looking like Facebook may be getting ready to make another $1 billion deal. The latest company is Waze and is it being reported the two companies are in "advanced talks."
Yahoo has made another acquisition. This latest is an app called Astrid, which is a cross platform task management app that is currently touted as having 4 million users. The folks at Astrid have announced the acquisition on their company blog, however while it seems they are happy with the current path -- it seems current users may not be sharing in the joy.
began as rumor back in October 2012 and was quickly confirmed. At the time of the confirmation, the merger was expected to be wrapped up and completed sometime in the early part of 2013. Well, sitting on May 1, 2013 we now have word of the merger being fully completed. As a result, we now have T-Mobile US, which will be trading as TMUS.
Google's Fiber high-speed internet service. Last week the announcement was made, and we later learned that Google was acquiring their current Fiber network, iProvo, for just one dollar. Today the deal was approved by the city council but we also learned Google won't be spending much, at least not at first.
MetroPCS and T-Mobile merger received the final approval yesterday. Following that news, we now have the MetroPCS Q1 2013 earnings report. In addition to the expected financials, this report also touches a bit on the merger. In the report there is mention of how they plan to have the merger completed by April 30, 2013. Of course, Deutsche Telekom had said that much yesterday.
shareholders approving the merger between T-Mobile and MetroPCS, however coming as a bit of an update, Deutsche Telekom has offered up some additional details. Just to begin with, a company spokesperson is calling this a "major step for Deutsche Telekom."
received the approval from the board of directors earlier in the month, the T-Mobile and MetroPCS merger was left needing only the approval from the shareholders. The original shareholder meeting was delayed, which resulted in a push back to April 24. Anyway, the shareholder meeting has taken place as expected and it looks like the merger has been approved.
MetroPCS press release which states that the "board unanimously recommends that MetroPCS stockholders vote their shares "FOR" all proposals relating to the proposed combination with T-Mobile." Basically, the MetroPCS and T-Mobile merger continues to move forward.