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T-Mobile Seals Deal To Acquire MetroPCS

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The parent company of T-Mobile USA agreed to buy MetroPCS on Wednesday, as the cellphone providers looked to compete with bigger rivals. Under the terms of the complex transaction, MetroPCS will conduct a 1-for-2 reverse stock split and pay out

Google buys Plano-based Quickoffice

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Google has acquired Quickoffice in Plano, Quickoffice CEO Alan Masarek wrote on the company’s blog. Quickoffice delivers mobile office software and solutions. Its flagship software lets users view, edit and create Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on their mobile

CA Technologies to Acquire Privately-held ITKO for $330 Million in Cash

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CA Technologies today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Interactive TKO, Inc. (ITKO), a leading provider of service simulation solutions for developing applications in composite and cloud environments, for $330 million in an all-cash transaction. Business demand for rapid

Zynga acquires “words with friends” developer NEWTOY

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Zynga Inc.  announced it has acquired Texas-based mobile game development company Newtoy, Inc., makers of the popular Games With Friends franchise that includes mobile games such as Words With Friends and Chess With Friends. The Newtoy headquarters in McKinney, Texas

Woot’s Deal Of The Day: Woot! — Amazon Buys It. Price? $110 Million

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Woot has been acquired by Amazon, as they briefly note on their blog today with a big “woot!” Well, okay, their exact words were “Holy crap!”

This is a great deal for daily online bargin service as, similar to Zappos

Xerox buys ACS for $6.4 billion

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Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (NYSE: ACS) today announced a definitive agreement for Xerox to acquire ACS in a cash and stock transaction valued at $63.11 per share or $6.4 billion as of the closing price …

Dell to Acquire Perot Systems for $3.9 Billion

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Dell and Perot Systems have entered a definitive agreement for Dell to acquire Perot Systems in a transaction valued at approximately $3.9 billion. Terms of the agreement were approved yesterday by the boards of directors of both companies. The acquisition

id Software Bought By Bethesda Parent Company, ZeniMax for $105 million

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Well, that was unexpected. id Software, the game studio behind Doom, Quake, Wolfenstein, and the upcoming Rage, has just been acquired by ZeniMax, parent company of Fallout 3 developer Bethesda Softworks.

 

https://www.engadget.com/2009/06/24/bethesda-parent-company-buys-id-software/

HP acquires EDS for $13.9 billion

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The Hewlett-Packard Company, the personal computer and printer maker, said Tuesday that it would acquire the Electronic Data Systems Corporation, the operator of corporate computer systems, for $13.9 billion. The price of $25 a share would represent a 32.5 percent

Yahoo! buying broadcast.com for $5.7B

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Yahoo! Inc. Thursday acquired Broadcast.com, the leading Internet audio and video broadcaster, for $5.7 billion in stock in one of the biggest mergers in cyberspace. Under the deal, Yahoo! is using its richly valued stock to pay an astounding sum