Buyouts

08.27.12
Best Buy founder ever closer to finalizing company buyout bid
08.27.12

Best Buy founder ever closer to finalizing company buyout bid

Best Buy founder Richard Schulze may have stepped down as chairman of the board, but he's certainly...

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07.03.12
Beats buyout of MOG worth $14 million, splits company not-so-neatly into two
07.03.12

Beats buyout of MOG worth $14 million, splits company not-so-neatly into two

More official details are emerging from Beats Electronics' acquisition of MOG, and they paint a co...

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06.01.12
Samsung buys Nanoradio, hints at very low-power WiFi in your next Galaxy
06.01.12

Samsung buys Nanoradio, hints at very low-power WiFi in your next Galaxy

Samsung hasn't had a lot of need for hardware acquisitions as of late, so it's a bit of a surprise...

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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...

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05.15.12
Facebook snaps up mobile photo sharing firm Lightbox, decides Instagram isn't enough
05.15.12

Facebook snaps up mobile photo sharing firm Lightbox, decides Instagram isn't enough

We get the impression that Facebook is on a big mobile photo sharing kick: just weeks after it bou...

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05.09.12
Samsung snaps up mSpot, teases a boost to media cloud efforts
05.09.12

Samsung snaps up mSpot, teases a boost to media cloud efforts

Talk of a Samsung cloud service might not have panned out at the Galaxy S III event, but that does...

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04.02.12
Fujitsu buys out Toshiba's stake in mobile joint venture, division now called Fujitsu Mobile Communications
04.02.12

Fujitsu buys out Toshiba's stake in mobile joint venture, division now called Fujitsu Mobile Communications

April 2, 2012: a great day to officially wash your hands of an unprofitable business. On the heels...

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11.30.11
Nokia Siemens Networks looks to unload WiMax division onto NewNet Communication
11.30.11

Nokia Siemens Networks looks to unload WiMax division onto NewNet Communication

WiMax expansion isn't exactly all the rage as of late, and so it comes as no surprise that Nokia Sie...

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06.02.08
Rumor: Sony Ericsson to buy HTC. HTC: nope, it's untrue.
06.02.08

Rumor: Sony Ericsson to buy HTC. HTC: nope, it's untrue.

So the backstory goes something like this: Swedish publication Elektroniktidningen were looking for...

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