Takeover

08.25.14
Amazon reportedly ready to snatch Twitch away from Google (update: confirmed)
08.25.14

Amazon reportedly ready to snatch Twitch away from Google (update: confirmed)

Remember that rumored $1 billion deal Google worked out to purchase the internet's most popular ga...

By S. Buckley,   08.25.14
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07.25.14
Sky spends £5 billion to become one of Europe's biggest pay-TV operators
07.25.14

Sky spends £5 billion to become one of Europe's biggest pay-TV operators

Rumors of an assault on Europe have circled for quite some time, but today BSkyB has finally made...

By M. Brian,   07.25.14
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07.24.14
​Google is reportedly buying Twitch for $1 billion
07.24.14

​Google is reportedly buying Twitch for $1 billion

What's the internet's most popular game-streaming service worth? About $1 billion, if VentureBeat...

By S. Buckley,   07.24.14
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05.18.14
Variety: Google is near buying game video service Twitch (update)
05.18.14

Variety: Google is near buying game video service Twitch (update)

AT&T may not be the only one landing a big acquisition this weekend. Variety claims that Googl...

By J. Fingas,   05.18.14
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05.18.14
AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion (updated)
05.18.14

AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion (updated)

AT&T clearly isn't taking Comcast's recent acquisition efforts lying down; it just announced p...

By J. Fingas,   05.18.14
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04.30.14
Bloomberg: Sprint planning a bid for T-Mobile this summer
04.30.14

Bloomberg: Sprint planning a bid for T-Mobile this summer

Those longstanding rumors of Sprint hoping to buy T-Mobile USA may soon come to fruition: Bloomber...

By J. Fingas,   04.30.14
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11.05.13
Canadian government blocked potential Lenovo bid for BlackBerry over security concerns
11.05.13

Canadian government blocked potential Lenovo bid for BlackBerry over security concerns

The BlackBerry of today could've been a Chinese-controlled company -- if the Canadian government h...

By J. Volpe,   11.05.13
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04.26.13
Wavii confirms acquisition by Google, starts to wind down its own service
04.26.13

Wavii confirms acquisition by Google, starts to wind down its own service

There was an odd level of uncertainty surrounding Google's reported buyout of Wavii: where Google...

By J. Fingas,   04.26.13
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02.05.13
Liberty Global buys Virgin Media for $23.3 billion
02.05.13

Liberty Global buys Virgin Media for $23.3 billion

Some British cable subscribers will soon have a new master: international telecom giant Liberty Gl...

By J. Fingas,   02.05.13
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