News tagged with mergers

Most quasars live on snacks, not large meals

(Phys.org) -- Black holes in the early universe needed a few snacks rather than one giant meal to fuel their quasars and help them grow, according to observations from NASA's Spitzer and Hubble space telescopes.

Jun 20, 2012
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Japan's NEC buys Australian IT firms

Japanese electronics giant NEC said Wednesday it will buy two IT firms from Australia's CSG, with a report pegging the price tag at about $252 million.

May 30, 2012
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Black holes and star formation

(PhysOrg.com) -- It has long been recognized that galaxy mergers or even close interactions can play a vital role in shaping the morphology of galaxies. One way they can do so, it is thought, is by triggering ...

Feb 09, 2012
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Justice Dept wants to put off AT&T-T-Mobile trial

(AP) -- The Justice Department said Friday it wants to withdraw or postpone its antitrust case against the proposed merger between AT&T Inc. and smaller rival T-Mobile USA now that the two companies pulled their application ...

Dec 09, 2011
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Market slide clouds AT&T merger plan

The stock market squeeze is threatening to take the air out of AT&T Inc.'s best argument for the regulatory approval of its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

Aug 12, 2011
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