Tagged: acquisition

Microsoft buys Nokia’s devices business, licenses patents and maps for $7.2 billion

Microsoft buys Nokia’s devices business, licenses patents and maps for $7.2 billion

Microsoft just announced its long-awaited move into the mobile phone hardware space: the software giant will acquire most of Nokia’s devices and services business for €3.79 billion...

Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion- but is it really patents they’re after?

Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion- but is it really patents they’re after?

Google just announced that it’s purchasing Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion— the search giant’s biggest acquisition to date.  Motorola Mobility is Motorola’s consumer division, which...

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

Announcing the largest deal in its 36 year history, Microsoft said earlier today that it would acquire internet telephony firm Skype for $8.5 billion, all-cash.  The Redmond software giant will integrate...

AT&T agrees to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion

AT&T agrees to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion

AT&T and Deutsche Telekom just announced the sale of T-Mobile USA for $39 billion — $25 billion cash and $14 billion in AT&T stock, giving...

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