Tag: acquisition

Analysts: AT&T to sell Cricket in own stores, offer refurbished phones

With AT&T’s purchase of Cricket Wireless, many have wondered how the nation’s top carrier would take advantage. Analysts are now chiming in, detailing how...

Google purchases Green Throttle Games for undisclosed amount

Google has acquired Green Throttle Games, the company has confirmed. No details on a purchase price were given, and Google hasn’t yet said just...

Beats Music acquires Topspin Media

Beats Music has acquired Topspin Media. Statements from both companies have already been shared on the respective company blogs, with Beats Music mentioning...

Facebook purchases WhatsApp for $19 billion

Facebook, in their continued desire for a messaging platform, has agreed to purchase WhatsApp. The selling price is a whopping $16 billion in cash...

Google acquires SlickLogin to help make the Internet safer

Google and its users are probably one of the favorite targets of miscreants. While Google is always trying to secure things from its end,...

Google Nest acquisition officially wraps

Google's acquisition of Nest cleared the FTC a short while back. That approval sort of left the acquisition on a fast track in terms...

Deutsche Telekom wants to leave U.S. mobile market, but won’t rush it

For the past few years, T-Mobile has been the subject of buyout rumors in one way or another. AT&T’s failed bid was a last...

Sprint reportedly unsure about a T-Mobile buyout after FCC meeting

It seems Sprint and T-Mobile’s proposed merger might be on hold, if not dead in the water. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that...

Amazon confirms Double Helix game studio acquisition

Giving fodder to rumors of the retail giant's excursion into the gaming industry, Amazon has just acknowledged news of its latest acquisition. However, its...

The hilarious story of how Lenovo came to own Motorola

Since Lenovo’s purchase of Motorola, interesting news has been trickling out. The latest is that the Chinese OEM tried to purchase Motorola back in...

Nest may be Google’s hardware branch now, doing more than ‘home’ products

In Google’s purchase of Nest, some wondered what would happen to the connected home company. Was Google simply conducting an ‘acquihire’, using Nest for...

Motorola is now a Lenovo company, sold for $2.91 billion

It’s official: Motorola is now a Lenovo company. The purchase is worth $2.91 billion, and includes $1.41 billion to be paid at closing. The...

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