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Buyout puts supersecure Blackphone in one company's hands

The security-obsessed company called Silent Circle is now solely in control of its phone for encrypted communications. It has also raised $50 million and will announce new devices next week.

By 28 February 2015

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Comcast calls off Time Warner Cable merger

Scrutiny from regulators proves too much for a proposed $45 billion deal to combine the two biggest US cable operators. However, the merger frenzy may start back up, thanks to Charter Communications.

By 24 April 2015

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Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6B, eyeing global market

Nokia is looking to become a "global leader" in technology with the purchase of French company Alcatel-Lucent in a deal worth $16.6 billion.

By 15 April 2015

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Nokia confirms it's in 'advanced' talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

Following speculation regarding a deal, Finnish telecoms giant Nokia admits it's in discussions with its French rival, but warns that nothing is certain yet.

By 14 April 2015

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Messaging app Kik could be up for sale

It doesn't have WhatsApp's numbers, but Kik has proven popular among teens in the US and around the world.

By 10 April 2015

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SoftBank targets broadband to justify T-Mobile buyout -- report

SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son will reportedly argue that having a strong third mobile carrier will help even the playing field for in-home broadband.

By 11 March 2014

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TPG to buy iiNet in AU$1.4B deal

Australia's fourth largest ISP is set to buy out the second biggest, in a share deal worth a cool AU$1.4 billion.

By 13 March 2015

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What Comcast's buyout of Time Warner Cable means for you (FAQ)

The $45 billion deal has the potential to shake up the pay-TV business -- or does it? CNET explains how it affects you.

By 14 February 2014

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How will Sprint's Framily fare against T-Mobile's ETF buyout?

Sprint has its hopes pinned on its friends and family plan as the rest of the wireless carriers pile up on incentives to switch.

By 12 February 2014

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Apple would be crazy to make cars, former GM chief says

Dan Akerson says Apple would find itself in a highly competitive market with low margins and high costs. He says Apple should stick to iPhones.

By 19 February 2015