Once a Social Media Star, Digg Sells for $500,000
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 13, 2012
Development firm Betaworks will acquire the site that was once valued at $160 million.
Tags: website, social media, Digg, mergers and acquisitions
Akamai Acquires Mobile, Cloud Traffic Optimizer Cotendo
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 22, 2011
Akamai will spend about $268 million in cash on the purchase.
Tags: mergers and acquisitions, Akamai Technologies
Amazon, Microsoft, Nokia Mulled RIM Bids
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published December 21, 2011
The troubled mobile device maker looks like a takeover target.
Tags: RIM, mergers and acquisitions
The HP/Palm Lesson: Integration Mergers Should be Avoided
By Rob Enderle | Article Published August 24, 2011
Merging tech firms is often a recipe for failure, as an overview of many recent mergers demonstrates. Yet there are strategies that succeed.
Tags: HP, Palm, mergers and acquisitions
Time for Google to Cut Up Its Credit Card?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published April 20, 2011
Google has money to burn, but as expenses grow and competition gets tougher, maybe burning money isn't such a great idea.
Tags: YouTube, video, Google, Google Apps, mergers and acquisitions
Verizon Buying Terremark in $1.4 Billion Cloud Play
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 28, 2011
The cloud is big business and Verizon wants a bigger piece of the pie.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, Virtual Cloud Management, Verizon, mergers and acquisitions
Critics Warn as DoJ, FCC Clear Comcast-NBC Merger
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published January 19, 2011
Open Internet provisions, other conditions apply, but critics warn the $30 billion mega-merger will create unhealthy media consolidation.
Tags: FCC, Comcast, NBC, DOJ, mergers and acquisitions
Leading Data Storage Acquisitions of 2010
By Dave Simpson | Article Published January 07, 2011
Recent data storage acquisitions include the PMC-SierraAdaptec deal and NetappBycast deal.
Tags: data storage, EMC, data storage management, Dell, mergers and acquisitions
Two Top Acquisitions Execs Leaving Microsoft
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 06, 2011
Two key merger and acquisition executives are leaving Microsoft, but is it problems with the company's strategy or greener grasses that are at fault?
Tags: Microsoft, enterprise software, IT managers, Yahoo, mergers and acquisitions
FCC Poised to Clear Comcast-NBC Merger
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published December 27, 2010
Agency officials indicate that an order of conditional approval of the blockbuster merger is making the rounds among the commissioners, calling for broadband, programming conditions to protect the public interest.
Tags: FCC, broadband, NBC, cable, mergers and acquisitions
What if Microsoft Bought Adobe?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 07, 2010
A rumor of a meeting between Microsoft and Adobe published on a New York Times blog sparked speculation Thursday that a buyout may be in the works.
Tags: Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Silverlight, mergers and acquisitions