Mergers and acquisitions

07.09.12
Microsoft to acquire Perceptive Pixel, pair up with 82-inch touchscreen manufacturer
07.09.12

Microsoft to acquire Perceptive Pixel, pair up with 82-inch touchscreen manufacturer

Microsoft has already expressed its fondness for Perceptive Pixel's gigantic capacitive touchscree...

By Z. Honig,   07.09.12
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07.02.12
Micron scoops up Elpida Memory, 50-percent production boost for $2.5 billion
07.02.12

Micron scoops up Elpida Memory, 50-percent production boost for $2.5 billion

There's no question that Micron has shifted its focus away from PCs in favor of producing componen...

By Z. Honig,   07.02.12
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05.19.12
China clears Google acquisition of Motorola, eliminates last barrier to Googorola bliss (update)
05.19.12

China clears Google acquisition of Motorola, eliminates last barrier to Googorola bliss (update)

The final significant roadblock to Google's buyout of Motorola has been cleared, as Chinese regula...

By J. Fingas,   05.19.12
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06.01.11
Lenovo buying Medion for up to $907 million, expects to double its German PC market share
06.01.11

Lenovo buying Medion for up to $907 million, expects to double its German PC market share

It looks like you can expect to see a lot more of Lenovo in Deutschland. The company is buying Ge...

By D. Wollman,   06.01.11
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05.08.11
Nearly half a million customers left T-Mobile in Q1 2011
05.08.11

Nearly half a million customers left T-Mobile in Q1 2011

Not even promises of a new Sidekick can keep T-Mobile from hemorrhaging customers, it seems, as t...

By S. Buckley,   05.08.11
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04.30.11
FCC opens floor for public comment on AT&T / T-Mobile deal
04.30.11

FCC opens floor for public comment on AT&T / T-Mobile deal

Since the world's engineers haven't yet come up with a way to read minds over the internet (or at a...

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04.21.11
AT&T tells FCC just how important T-Mobile is, in 381-page redacted document
04.21.11

AT&T tells FCC just how important T-Mobile is, in 381-page redacted document

AT&T has many strategies for trying to convince the US government to let it buy T-Mobile, but t...

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03.20.11
Sprint critiques proposed AT&T / T-Mobile deal, says buyout would 'dramatically alter' telecom industry
03.20.11

Sprint critiques proposed AT&T / T-Mobile deal, says buyout would 'dramatically alter' telecom industry

This afternoon, AT&T and T-Mobile dedicated a twenty-eight page PDF to convincing regulators th...

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01.18.11
FCC approves Comcast's purchase of NBC (Update: Justice Department too, it's done)
01.18.11

FCC approves Comcast's purchase of NBC (Update: Justice Department too, it's done)

No huge surprise here, but the FCC just approved Comcast's purchase of NBC Universal by a 4-1 vote....

By Nilay Patel,   01.18.11
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