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Microsoft considering a Palm acquisition?

This is just rumour and speculation — but it’s one of those delicious what-ifs that keep the geeks chatting long into the night. Speculation that Palm will be scooped up by a well-capitalized tech company has intensified since the well-received release of the Palm Pre and the company’s new operating system, webOS. While most of […]

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Zed announces acquisition of Mobitween

We’ve just been notified that MobiTween, the leading developer and publisher of flash based games have been acquired by Zed, the leading mobile content firm globally, w.r.t revenue and geographical presence. MobiTween has been working with the world’s leading mobile operators, handset manufacturers, media companies and third party developers – developing and publishing mobile games […]

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We’re expanding our mobile portfolio. Know anyone who wants to sell?

That’s the email I got in this morning from a very big, international media company. They’re looking to expand their mobile portfolio with joint ventures and acquisitions. “What sort of mobile services?” I asked the chap. “Anything. We’ll take a look at anything mobile and see if we can do business,” came the reply. So. […]

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Moto courted by Asian manufacturers in spin off deal?

The ongoing “will they, won’t they” saga of Motorola’s handset division spin-off has taken another turn today. According to Financial Times partner mergermarket.com, some companies have stepped forward to begin talks with Moto. The site reports that “many leading Asian telecommunications equipment and device manufacturers” who have previously denied interest in taking over the unit […]