Broadcom makes a Qualcomm offer
Published in Network
Monday, 06 November 2017 15:05

Broadcom makes a Qualcomm offer


Fudzilla calls it highly unlikely

The part of Wall Street that covers IT is shaking as Broadcom - trading as Avgo - has made an official offer to take over Qualcomm at $70 per share in a $130 billion cash and stock deal.

AMD wants to make your VR headset wireless
Published in Graphics


Acquires Nitero millimeter wave company

You might seen we've writing about millimeter waves several times. and we usually attributed this term to 5G. AMD has just acquired Nitero, a millimeter wave company that wants to use this technology to cut the cord on your VR and AR headset. 

AT&T to acquire Straight Path for $1.6 billion
Published in Network


After the 5G, 24 GHz and 39 GHz bands

AT&T has announced a plan to spend $1.6 billion to Straight Path Communications in an all-stock deal aimed at bulking up the carrier’s portfolio of millimeter wave spectrum. As you can imagine, you will need these bands for the 5G millimeter waves. 

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition is delayed
Published in News
Monday, 23 January 2017 23:25

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition is delayed


Yahoo's cost structure remains at lowest in decade


Earlier in July, Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo and that would close by the first quarter of 2017. Now, reports are saying that the deal is taking a bit longer than expected and will close by the second quarter of the year.

ZAGG acquires Mophie for $100 million
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 13:37

ZAGG acquires Mophie for $100 million


Mega-merger in higher position across four accessory markets


Mobile accessory giant ZAGG, the company that makes the well-known InvisibleShield, has recently acquired Mophie, another accessory giant, for $100 million.

Microsoft interested in acquiring AMD
Published in Graphics
Friday, 11 September 2015 08:28

Microsoft interested in acquiring AMD


Exclusive: Talks taking place

Our industry sources claim that Microsoft is seriously talking to AMD about buying the chipmaker. The pair have been in talks for a while, but we are unsure if the deal is happening or when something will be announced. 

Private equity to buy  20 per cent of AMD
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 09:26

Private equity to buy 20 per cent of AMD


EXCLUSIVE: Silver Lake also owns a chunk of Dell

Our well informed industry sources have told us that AMD is about to sell 20 percent of its stake to a private equity outfit called Silver Lake.

Monday, 15 October 2012 10:48

SoftBank confirms Sprint acquisition

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$20.1 billion

Thursday, 19 July 2012 14:31

Seagate probing OCZ acquisition



Deal could bring both companies to the next level

Tuesday, 27 March 2012 10:21

AMD completes SeaMicro acquisition

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Future Data Center Server Solutions business