The mergers and acquisitions market is picking up, but it's by no means a given that open-source companies will fare well, unless they deliver strategic value to would-be buyers.
Chief Financial Officer John Stephens says "the window of opportunity for owning assets is closing," and says AT&T will focus more on the US, including expanding its GigaPower fiber service.
Following reports that Sprint and T-Mobile want to join forces, an assistant attorney general tells the NYT that he sees no consumer benefit in reducing the number of US carriers.
With Google's recent purchase of Nest, we look at other big buys that have expanded Google's footprint way beyond the search engine.
Microsoft has spent a fortune snatching up other companies, and just dropped a cool $7.2 billion on Nokia's phone unit. Here's a look back on the company's biggest hits and misses in the risky acquisition game.
What do open source's acquisitions tell us about the value open source brings to a company?
The company has contact app provider Xobni and video app maker Qwiki in its sights, according to AllThings D.
Disney's track record with blockbuster buyouts is nothing short of magical. How will Lucasfilm fare? Ben Parr weighs in.
Company aims to bolster content for its mobile devices by shopping for software companies, particularly those offering mobile music services, report says.
AT&T likely became gun-shy after the T-Mobile deal collapsed. The company remains mum on Verizon's spectrum.