• Samsung Reportedly Approached BlackBerry With A Takeover Bid (Update: BlackBerry Denies)

    Samsung Reportedly Approached BlackBerry With A Takeover Bid (Update: BlackBerry Denies)

    Update: BlackBerry has responded with an official denial of takeover talks, while somewhat paradoxically also claiming it doesn’t comment on rumors or speculation. Full statement below: BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) (“BlackBerry”) is aware of certain press reports published today with respect to a possible offer by Samsung to purchase BlackBerry. BlackBerry has… Read More

  • Deutsche Telekom eyeing Sprint, wants T-Mobile to be #1 in the US

    This isn’t the first I’ve heard about T-Mobile’s parent company Deutsche Telekom possibly looking to acquire Sprint and I still don’t see it happening, but stranger things have happened. Sprint is currently the 3rd largest operator in the US with T-Mobile ranked 4th. If DT were to merge or takeover Sprint, T-Mobile would shoot straight to the top of heap, but… Read More

  • EA amends offer for Take-Two

    Image ganked from Kotaku.
    EA has extended their offer to May 16, but they’ve dropped their offer to $25.74 per share. That’s it for now. Read More

  • Take-Two shareholders might be considering EA offer

    Rather than delving into all the financial aspects the WSJ article has on the current state of EA’s potential takeover of Take-Two, I’ll paraphrase and dish out what’s important. Take-Two currently has no other bids than the $2 billion EA is offering them. That puts Take-Two’s shares at about $26/share, which is up roughly 50 percent since EA publicly announced… Read More

  • Microsoft willing to get hostile with its Yahoo! takeover

    I love how other, unnamed blogs characterize Microsoft’s threat to pursue a hostile takeover of Yahoo! as “mean” or “oh man, they’re playing hardball now, watch out!” Like, if a company’s shareholders want a takeover to occur, but the board doesn’t, and the bid goes though, it’s a hostile takeover. That’s it. It’s not like… Read More

  • CrunchArcade: EA relentlessly pursuing Take-Two, amends offer

    EA is absolutely going apesh*t over Take-Two. In retaliation over Take-Two’s public rejection of EA, the software giant from Redwood Shores is fighting back. This whole scenario reminds me of your typical boy meets girl, boy comes on too strong, girl loses interest, boy plays with himself scenario. When boy, EA in this case, just needs to chill and act like a dick to girl, Take-Two, to… Read More

  • Vodafone Denies Verizon Takeover Rumors

    Early this morning, news of Vodafone’s interest in Verizon Communications started to percolate. Now Vodafone is denying that it’s interested in a $160 billion takeover of the company, which would give it a market cap of near $300 billion. FYI, Vodafone is a partner with Verizon Communications. They formed this little company you may have heard of mdash; Verizon Wireless, in… Read More