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  • Cisco acquires tiny collaboration company

    Cisco last week acquired Assemblage, a maker of browser-to-browser collaboration tools that do not require downloads, plugins or installations.

    Written by Jim Duffy30 June 14 23:19
  • Bannerman shares jump on takeover bid

    Uranium explorer Bannerman (ASX:BMN) criticized a $144m takeover offer from a Chinese miner as an attempt to take advantage of its low trading price in the aftermath of Fukushima

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling11 July 11 18:12
  • 3PAR finds HP's offer superior

    Storage technology firm 3PAR confirmed late Friday that its board has accepted Hewlett-Packard's acqusition offer of $US30 per share, ending more than a week of competitive bidding with Dell.

    Written by PC World Staff29 Aug. 10 08:18
  • SAP, Sybase lay out tech road maps

    SAP and Sybase officials gathered in Boston on Thursday to reveal how they plan to bring together their respective technologies in the areas of mobility, analytics and enterprise information management.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus20 Aug. 10 04:08
  • Intel to buy McAfee for $US7.68 billion

    Intel said Thursday it plans to acquire security vendor McAfee in a cash deal valued at about $US7.68 billion and aimed at enhancing the chip maker's mobile strategy.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk19 Aug. 10 23:41
  • SAP Sapphire 2010: Observations, News and Tweets

    SAP's annual Sapphire conference is over, and here's a round-up of some of the important news, announcements and high-tech happenings that came out of the show.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum21 May 10 05:25
  • Cisco closes Tandberg video acquisition

    Cisco Systems closed its acquisition of Tandberg on Monday, formally ending a tense struggle over the fair value of the Norwegian videoconferencing vendor.

    Written by Stephen Lawson20 April 10 11:43
  • Nokia acquires location services vendor MetaCarta

    Nokia on Friday said it will acquire MetaCarta, a privately-held company in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that specializes in finding content for location-aware services.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs10 April 10 01:40
  • Juniper acquires media content company

    Juniper this week said it is acquiring partner Ankeena Networks, a privately held maker of software for optimizing media content delivery, for no more than $100 million.

    Written by Jim Duffy09 April 10 07:29
  • Microsoft buys health-care software company

    Microsoft plans to buy health-care software maker Sentillion for an undisclosed sum in order to expand its own health-care offerings and capitalize on an upcoming opportunity for new sales.

    Written by Nancy Gohring11 Dec. 09 07:44
  • Fear of Microsoft subsides in mergers and acquisitions arena

    Among Microsoft's trials and tribulations in the mergers and acquisitions space, a Microsoft official on Tuesday evening cited fear of dealing with the company as an obstacle Microsoft has had to overcome.

    Written by Paul Krill10 Dec. 09 11:24