Samsung has a hefty $56 billion in cash, but dividends may not be a priority. For 2015, its investor relations chief says, "our primary objective is growth."
As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.
ZipDial lets consumers make a phone call and then instantly start receiving marketing promotions via text, voice, and app notifications. This is designed to appeal to people with limited or no Internet access.
The purchases bring former Zynga executive Mike Verdu on as an executive ahead of eventual public offering.
The line of high-end headphones, which Monster helped develop, was "fraudulently acquired" through a "sham" transaction, according to the lawsuit.
Merger could boost the wireless operator's video offerings, according to Bloomberg.
Thanks to the success of the iPhone, Apple has nearly $203 billion in cash. That could go a long way.
The cable giant is eyeing acquisitions and investments in the land of new media as a way to win over younger people who don't watch as much traditional TV, says the Wall Street Journal.
AT&T tops expectations for its second-quarter earnings, and manages to grow its base despite losing core phone customers.
Chief executive Marissa Mayer delivers better-than-expected sales. But admits Alibaba gains are "top of mind" for investors.