Acquisition

09.17.15
Cablevision buyout makes Altice the fourth-largest US cable operator
09.17.15

Cablevision buyout makes Altice the fourth-largest US cable operator

The little-known French telecom is suddenly a major US cable player.

By S. Dent,   09.17.15
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09.05.15
BlackBerry bids farewell to its hardware past by acquiring Good
09.05.15

BlackBerry bids farewell to its hardware past by acquiring Good

BlackBerry has snapped up Good Technology, delivering the clearest sign yet that it's leaving its its hardware-first days behind.

By J. Fingas,   09.05.15
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08.09.15
Opera buys a Netflix-style smartphone app service
08.09.15

Opera buys a Netflix-style smartphone app service

Opera is getting serious about smartphone apps -- it just bought Bemobi, a company that thrives on all-you-can-eat app downloads.

By J. Fingas,   08.09.15
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08.05.15
Adidas buys Runtastic to boost its fitness tech
08.05.15

Adidas buys Runtastic to boost its fitness tech

Adidas is getting especially serious about fitness technology -- it just bought Runtastic for nearly $240 million.

By J. Fingas,   08.05.15
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08.03.15
The German car industry is buying Nokia's Here maps
08.03.15

The German car industry is buying Nokia's Here maps

Nokia is selling its Here maps service to a group of German car makers for €2.8 billion (roug...

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07.31.15
Yahoo's latest purchase is digital fashion community Polyvore
07.31.15

Yahoo's latest purchase is digital fashion community Polyvore

Yahoo went shopping again.

By T. Seppala,   07.31.15
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07.27.15
Google reportedly tried to buy a veggie burger company
07.27.15

Google reportedly tried to buy a veggie burger company

Google reportedly wanted to buy a company making plant-based hamburgers. Wait, what?

By J. Fingas,   07.27.15
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07.24.15
AT&T has the FCC's permission to buy DirecTV (update: done)
07.24.15

AT&T has the FCC's permission to buy DirecTV (update: done)

AT&T can go ahead with its purchase of DirecTV

By R. Lawler,   07.24.15
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07.21.15
The FCC is set to approve AT&T's DirecTV acquisition (update: DoJ too)
07.21.15

The FCC is set to approve AT&T's DirecTV acquisition (update: DoJ too)

The FCC is expected to OK AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV, making the phone company both the nation's largest pay TV provider and its second largest telecom.

By A. Tarantola,   07.21.15
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