News tagged with mergers

Vodafone launches bid for Kabel Deutschland

Britain's Vodafone PLC has launched a takeover bid for Germany's biggest cable operator, Kabel Deutschland, as part of its push to dominate media services in its biggest market.

Jun 24, 2013
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United Technologies merger settlement approved

(AP)—A federal judge has approved a settlement in which United Technologies Corp. will sell some of its assets as part of its $18.4 billion purchase of aerospace-parts maker Goodrich Corp., the largest merger in aircraft ...

May 29, 2013
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Yahoo-Tumblr is among top 10 tech deals in 2013

Yahoo has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to buy blogging forum Tumblr, ranking it in among the top 10 tech deals announced this year, according to research firm Dealogic. Here's a list of the top 10 tech mergers and acquisitions ...

May 21, 2013
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Spitzer sees light of lonesome stars

(Phys.org)—A new study using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope suggests a cause for the mysterious glow of infrared light seen across the entire sky. It comes from isolated stars beyond the edges ...

Nov 02, 2012
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Permira buys Ancestry.com for $1.6 bn

European private equity group Permira will take over the popular Nasdaq-listed genealogy website Ancestry.com for $1.6 billion in cash, Permira announced on Monday.

Oct 22, 2012
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Britain to get superfast 4G Internet by year-end

Britain will have access to superfast 4G mobile Internet services by the end of the year, communications watchdog Ofcom said on Tuesday after approving its launch by telecoms providers Orange and T-Mobile.

Aug 21, 2012
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AOL posts profit in 'milestone' quarter

AOL on Wednesday posted a profit for the second quarter of $970.8 million, boosted by a big sale of patents, while citing signs of progress in turning around the struggling Internet firm.

Jul 25, 2012
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CEO of T-Mobile USA resigns, succeeded by COO

(AP) — T-Mobile USA, the country's fourth-largest cellphone carrier, on Wednesday said that its CEO has resigned and its chief operating officer is filling in while the company searches for a replacement.

Jun 27, 2012
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