Tag: acquisition

Google in talks to buy WhatsApp Messenger for $1 billion

The week is already off to a good start with rumors surfacing that Google could be in talks to acquire the extremely popular WhatsApp...

Verizon Wireless acquires Mohave Wireless

Much of the carrier acquisition talk has centered around T-Mobile and MetroPCS lately, however it looks like Verizon Wireless also has some related news....

Lenovo looking to buy NEC’s mobile division for Android push

We've been hearing a lot of different rumors lately surrounding the fact that Lenovo wants to jump deeper into the Android smartphone market. They...

Apple buys WiFiSlam, looks to take on Google’s indoor Maps

Today we've learned that the folks over in Cupertino from Apple have just purchased the popular Android-friendly indoor mapping company WiFiSLAM to the tune...

T-Mobile, MetroPCS regulatory approvals now complete

T-Mobile and MetroPCS received the FCC approval back on March 12 which meant that the necessary approvals for a merger were almost complete. Basically,...

Dropbox acquires iOS email app Mailbox

Dropbox has announced an acquisition, Mailbox. We understand that some may not be as familiar with Mailbox given, at present, it is available only...

Google buys Machine Learning company to boost voice search and more

The folks from Google certainly are no strangers to snatching up promising and on-the-rise startup groups or companies, and today they've acquired another one....

Skyfire acquired by Opera

While there are plenty of alternative browsers available for Android users to pick from, it looks as if two of those have recently gotten...

Lenovo looking to acquire RIM for Android smartphone push

The PC and laptop manufacturing giant Lenovo has slowly been working their way into the mobile marketplace. While their tablets haven't been a smashing...

Google CFO talks about Motorola: Be ready for product restructuring

Google's investor relations call surely wasn't anything exciting, but while we've been following along the Q and A sessions gave us a few treats....

AT&T reportedly looking towards Europe for a carrier acquisition

AT&T is said to be looking towards Europe for a carrier acquisition. The reasoning here is that AT&T would be able to grow in...

Intel to acquire NVIDIA according to crazy rumors

In what sounds like one of the crazier rumors we've heard in a long, long time, the folks from Intel might be preparing to...