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AT&T still considering Vodafone takeover

Even though AT&T said earlier this week that it had no immediate plans to acquire UK-based Vodafone, the US carrier may consider a takeover of the company later this year, according to a report.

By Jan. 29, 2014


SoftBank CEO: Verizon, AT&T have oligopoly in the US

The comment comes as rumors suggest his subsidiary Sprint is eyeing a possible T-Mobile buyout.

By Feb. 12, 2014


AT&T says no plans for Vodafone takeover

Recent rumors suggested that AT&T might attempt to buyout Vodafone, but that's not the case, the company tells a UK regulator.

By Jan. 27, 2014


Nokia workers vow to continue strike over Microsoft deal

Striking employees in China say they were forced to sign new and weaker contracts because of the Microsoft purchase.

By Nov. 22, 2013


Vodafone takeover ruled out by US network AT&T - for now

Despite looking to get in on the 4G action in Europe, US network AT&T won't buy Vodafone -- at least not in the next six months.

By Jan. 27, 2014


BlackBerry is officially for sale, but will it find a buyer?

The Canadian smartphone maker puts a "for sale" sign up. But who is likely to be interested in buying the beleaguered company as it steadily loses ground to Apple and Google?

By Aug. 12, 2013


5 consequences of Dell's $24.4 billion deal to go private

commentary With Dell going private, what does that mean for the PC ecosystem, the IPO, and Michael Dell?

By Feb. 5, 2013


Semiconductor sales rebound 24 percent in 2010

Demand for chips in smartphones, tablets, notebooks, and other gadgets helped propel revenues for the semiconductor industry to $282 billion last year, according to data from IDC.

By Apr. 20, 2011


Netflix preps poison pill to fend off Icahn

The video rental bigwig adopts what appears to be poison pill in hopes of holding off a takeover attempt by investor Carl Icahn.

By Nov. 5, 2012


RIM just looks like a bargain

The BlackBerry maker would seem to be an attractive acquisition target. Unfortunately, a takeover is unlikely, leading one analyst to maintain his negative view on the company.

By Oct. 5, 2011