Time Warner Cable really isn’t doing so hot, as evidenced by its latest earnings report. Not only is the company losing a massive number of TV service subscriptions, but it’s also losing broadband Internet service customers too. Oh, and did I mention TWC kind of sucks in general?
Break Media and Alloy Digital — two long-time producers of video content outside of the YouTube bubble — are expected to announce a merger today.
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Two of the five largest global advertising agencies — France-based Publicis Group and New York-based Omnicom — have announced a merger deal worth about $35.1 million, the companies announced today.
Federal regulators are expected to give a nod of approval to Japanese telecom company SoftBank’s bid for a controlling stake in wireless carrier Sprint.
Consolidation of smaller cable TV and Internet service providers across the U.S. may be on the horizon.
Yup, that T-Mobile/MetroPCS deal is officially happening.
Softbank remains unfazed by Dish’s higher competing offer to acquire Sprint.
Metro Mobile here we come. The FCC has approved the $1.5 billion merger between MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA.
Verizon no longer wants its wireless destiny tied to the European carrier Vodafone.
Practice Fusion has acquired 100Plus, a startup that provides personalized health predictions to consumers, for a combination of stock and cash.
Private company research firm Privco has ranked the top 20 merger and acquisitions of the top 20 technology VC firms of 2012, including Ancestry.com’s $1.6 billion sale to private equity firm Permira and other top tech acquisitions such as Yammer, Meebo, Instagram, and NextG networks.
HP’s failed acquisition of Autonomy is arguably even worse than the AOL-Time Warner merger in 2000. What’s more, the company ignored a long list of warning signs about Autonomy ahead of the acquisition.
Autonomy founder Michael Lynch and HP, which acquired the company last year, are trading public statements over alleged financial improprieties at Autonomy that led HP to write off $8.8 billion recently.
Softbank will rescue Sprint from potential bankruptcy, but will it be enough?
T-Mobile and MetroPCS are officially merging.
Solar energy software companies Draker and Solar Power Technologies Inc. successfully completed a merger this week as well as closed a new $8 million round of funding.
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AT&T has abandoned its plans to take over T-Mobile due to too much opposition from the FCC and the Department of Justice, the company announced this afternoon.
T-Mobile certainly won’t be lacking in suitors if AT&T’s $39 billion acquisition falls through. Dish Network is interested in partnering with T-Mobile for a wireless network of its own, if AT&T can’t seal the deal, Dish CEO Joseph Clayton said in an interview today.
The Federal Communications Commission last night released a damning 157-page report (PDF) against AT&T’s proposed $39 billion T-Mobile takeover, which concludes that the merger would ultimately hurt US consumers and the wireless market.
AT&T is hoping that a new deal with Leap Wireless will save its plans of merging with Deutsche Telekom-owned T-Mobile USA.
Question: What costs over $4 billion and a coveted slice of wireless spectrum? Answer: The stipulation included in AT&T’s bid to purchase rival carrier T-Mobile USA in the event the sale doesn’t go through.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski has requested a trial-like hearing for the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger after deciding that the deal would hurt consumers.
Meg Whitman said Hewlett-Packard wants to grow more organically in the future.
As AT&T continues to fight a legal battle with the Department of Justice to move forward with its ambitious T-Mobile takeover, former Vice President Al Gore expressed skepticism about the massive deal going through in its current form.
Glam Media, a content and media company focused on women but with increasing ambition, has acquired Ning, a web service that lets people build their own social networks. The purchase price was undisclosed, but the deal is well below Ning’s $750 million valuation when it was at the peak of its hype a few years ago.
Sprint on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block AT&T’s proposed $39 billion buyout of T-Mobile USA.
AT&T will soon present a plan to the Justice Department to save its proposed $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile, which is said to involve some major concessions on AT&T’s part, Reuters reports.
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski is throwing his agency’s weight behind the Department of Justice antitrust lawsuit against AT&T over its proposed merger with T-Mobile.
The U.S. government has just filed papers to block AT&T’s proposed $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile, Bloomberg reports.
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse has been railing loudly against AT&T’s $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile since the deal was announced. Now we have a closer look at Hesse’s concerted effort to kill the deal, thanks to a Bloomberg report.
In the ever-escalating debate over AT&T’s $39 billion T-Mobile takeover, you can now count tech giants including Microsoft, Facebook and 10 venture capital firms among supporters of the deal.
Two large manufacturers of liquid crystal displays (LCD), Toshiba and Sony, are in talks to combine their LCD operations into a new entity, according to Reuters.
In addition to confirming that AT&T is working on shared data plans, CEO Ralph de la Vega spent much of his time on stage at the D9 conference today justifying the carrier’s potential merger with T-Mobile.
AOL content head Arianna Huffington turned the tables a bit on TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington today, revealing that the Huffington Post and TechCrunch were in talks to merge long before AOL bought both companies.