Soundsmith's Peter Ledermann not only makes a full line of highly innovative phono cartridges -- the company also offers amplifiers and speakers.
Exclusive integration "could lock-in businesses who want to reach Skype's 700 million account holders," says Cisco, which has appealed the European Commission's OK of the merger.
Networking giant made its initial offer for the video-conferencing company in October but got the thumb's down. Six months later, Cisco seals the deal.
Just shy of 90 percent of Tandberg shares as it passes a self-imposed drop-dead deadline, Cisco says its acquisition plan is still very much alive.
After its initial bid got the cold shoulder, Cisco has upped its buyout offer for the video conferencing equipment maker.
As part of its expansion into videoconferencing and collaboration, Cisco Systems antes up for the Norwegian video communications company.
The Flip video camera line that Cisco acquired from Pure Digital in 2009 was still a hot seller. So why did Cisco abandon it?
The scrappy Norwegian browser company faces powerful threats, but a new mobile approach and growth in desktop revenue show an ability to survive. The fat lady hasn't sung yet.
Cisco's Quad, Prosumer Video, and WebEx Connect products are designed to let workers remotely connect and collaborate with their colleagues.
Joint venture announced Monday is designed to compete with Cisco after its recent acquisition of Tandberg and bring companies inexpensive video-conferencing services.