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FTC Gives The OK To Facebook's Purchase of Oculus

FTC Gives The OK To Facebook’s Purchase of Oculus

The purchase of Oculus by Facebook has been given the thumbs up by the Federal Trade Commission. In looking over the $2 billion deal it was decided that it wouldn’t violate any of ...
Microsoft and Nokia To Complete Multi-Billion Dollar Acquisition on April 25

Microsoft and Nokia To Complete Multi-Billion Dollar Acquisition on April 25

After a few hiccups in the form of waiting for confirmation from Asian markets to have the deal go through, Microsoft confirmed earlier today that the $7.2 billion acquisition transaction ...
Microsoft-Nokia Deal On Hold: Awaiting Confirmation From Antitrust Authorities in Asia

Microsoft-Nokia Deal On Hold: Awaiting Confirmation From Antitrust Authorities in Asia

The first step in Microsoft’s bid to garner an actual foothold in mobile will be stalled until next month. Originally Microsoft was meant to pick up Nokia’s mobile phone business ...
U.S District Judge Denies Apple's Request To Ban Old Samsung Smartphones

U.S District Judge Denies Apple’s Request To Ban Old Samsung Smartphones

It’s a new chapter in the three-year long Apple vs. Samsung legal saga. Thursday saw U.S District Judge Lucy Koh snuff Apple’s request to ban Samsung’s older smartphones in the ...
Time Warner Increases Internet Speeds In Austin As Google Fiber Looms

Time Warner Increases Internet Speeds In Austin As Google Fiber Looms

So what else does a large company do while making updates to its video sharing site and working on its wildly popular OS that has a large share of smartphones? It gives national cable ...
Google Rumored to Attempt to Prevent Facebook-WhatsApp Deal

Google Supposedly Attempted to Prevent Facebook-WhatsApp Deal

Google supposedly wanted to throw a wrench in Facebook’s plans to pick up WhatsApp. The methods range from attempting to convince WhatsApp to not go through with the deal to offering ...
Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp For $16 Billion

Facebook To Acquire WhatsApp For $19 Billion

According to a document filed with the SEC, Facebook will purchase the hot messaging client WhatsApp for $16 billion. There will be an additional $3 billion—in restricted stock—paid ...
Nokia and HTC Reach Truce In Patent Battle

Nokia and HTC Reach Truce In Patent Battle

Friday Nokia announced that they had reached a patent and “technology collaboration” agreement with HTC. The agreement marks the end of pending patent suits. The released terms ...
Amazon Buys Double Helix Games

Amazon Buys Double Helix Games

Amazon has purchased Killer Instinct (2013 version) co-developer Double Helix Games. According to TechCrunch, the California-based studio’s purchase was supposed to be announced ...
Apple Didn't Violate Google Patents According To U.S Court of Appeals

Apple Didn’t Violate Google Patents According To U.S Court of Appeals

Weekly there’s some element added to the legal saga in the Apple vs. Google and Apple vs. Samsung battles. Friday saw Apple get yet another victory this time against Google as it ...