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FCC OKs Verizon buyout of Vodafone's company stake

In the third largest corporate acquisition in history, Verizon will purchase Vodafone's stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion and achieve 100 percent ownership of the network.

By Dec. 4, 2013


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 Mar. 10, 2014


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 Feb. 14, 2014


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 Feb. 11, 2014


BlackBerry buyout deal is dead, CEO replaced

A deal to buy BlackBerry has apparently fallen through, leading the ailing company to fire its boss and recruit a new man at the top.

By Nov. 4, 2013


Amidst Microsoft buyout, Nokia still trucking to mobile shows

Although Microsoft will soon own the business, Nokia will announce...something...at February's Mobile World Congress phone show. The question is, will anyone care?

By Jan. 23, 2014


Activision stock buyout allowed, sans shareholder vote

The company can now buy back Vivendi's shares without holding a shareholder vote on the matter.

By Oct. 11, 2013


Verizon denies Vodafone buyout

The company contradicts an earlier report by the Financial Times that it planned to team with AT&T to acquire the world's second-largest carrier.

By Apr. 2, 2013


BlackBerry cancels earnings call after buyout offer

Struggling handset maker still plans to reveal its second-quarter financial results but doesn't want to talk about them in light of offer to take the company private.

By Sep. 25, 2013


Verizon talking buyout deal with Vodafone again?

After the two companies reportedly couldn't agree on a price, it seems that rising interest rates are sparking new discussions on a deal that could cost Verizon more than $100 billion.

By Aug. 28, 2013