Fairfax Financial will instead lead an investment group that will inject more than $1 billion into Blackberry. The radical shift in direction doesn’t come without casualties, though.
AT&T's plan, new subscribers to its newly launched Aio Wireless prepaid service might see themselves shuttled off to a new company. According to an FCC filing, the carrier plans on merging its prepaid subsidiary with Leap Wireless' business if the acquisition of the latter proves to be successful.
Nokia smartphones running Android were a thing, at least behind closed doors with Nokia engineers, well before Microsoft bought them out. As the days pass and we can all stop dreaming about a Nokia Lumia smartphone running Android, news today is stating the company was dabbling with Android, but we all know now that it will never happen.
Verizon Wireless has sealed the deal and bought out the 45% of Vodafone's stake in the company. If you had been paying attention you knew this was in the works, but we can now confirm it is a done deal coming in at roughly $130 billion.
AT&T have just dropped a big piece of news. That being the company has purchased Leap Wireless for the tune of around $1.19 billion in cash. Leap Wireless, better known as Cricket in many parts of the US, is one of the largest telecommunications network in the US aside from the bigger names. Could this be the big news they were teasing for next week?
Google has acquired a start-up company called Behavio, which uses smartphone sensors of all types to become a powerful prediction engine. This is just one more step in Google's efforts to know what we want before we do.
rumor that was making the rounds suggesting that Google was in talks to purchase the WhatsApp Messenger service. The scuttlebutt suggested that WhatsApp might be a bit of technology Google wass eying for its long rumored unified, cross-platform messenger service dubbed Bable.
Google could be in talks to acquire the extremely popular WhatsApp Messenger service. One of the worst kept secrets lately has been Google's plan for a unified, cross-platform messenger service called "Babel" and this is just one more piece to the puzzle if it turns out true.
T-Mobile USA, Deutsche Telekom, have confirmed that they are indeed looking to buyout and merge MetroPCS with T-Mobile here in the USA. Earlier we heard a few rumors of a possible buyout, but it has now been confirmed that the two companies are engaged in talks regarding a potential acquisition and merger.