The German software company makes an all-cash bid of $65 a share for Sybase, a 44 percent premium on the company's average stock price over the past three months.
The company behind Firefox taps Kovacs, who has worked for Sybase, Adobe, and IBM, to become its chief executive as it faces pressure from Microsoft's IE9 and Google's Chrome.
A recent report noting some big Sybase wins with its mobility platform represents an interesting twist for a company that's best-known for databases. What does this mean for Sybase's influence on the cloud-computing market?
This story misstated the company's increase in license revenue, based on constant currency. Sybase reported a 13 percent increase.
The enterprise software company reports a stronger-than-expected fourth-quarter performance, as its core database business posts a 38 percent increase in sales.
Business management software giant is working with database provider Sybase to help corporate users access applications on smartphones like the iPhone.
Can't wait until June? Sybase ships limited Exchange and Domino on iPhone
Sybase announces its year-end financial results and hits the $1 billion revenue mark for the first time. But is it enough to fend off a proxy fight with a disgruntled investor?
A company controlled by hedge fund manager Thomas Sandell notifies Sybase that it plans to elect its own three candidates to the software firm's board.
Sybase iAnywhere: Exchange, Lotus Domino in native iPhone email client