takeovers

Comcast-NBC Takeover Might Come With Net Neutrality Condition

Comcast-NBC Takeover Might Come With Net Neutrality Condition

Comcast is buying a majority stake in NBC. Obviously, that raises some sticky questions for regulators, mixing up a cable/internet provider with a producer of content, particularly in this age of internet video. So the FCC is considering a bevy of conditions to approve the deal – like “program access”…

Samsung Tries to Swallow SanDisk In Flash-Memory Power Play

Samsung Tries to Swallow SanDisk In Flash-Memory Power Play

If you dream of a day that spinny, crashy hard drives are fully replaced by cool, quiet flash memory, then you probably know Samsung makes a lot of the chips, and that SanDisk sells a lot of them in stores. According to the WSJ, Samsung wants a piece of the…

Microsoft’s Yahoo Bid Deadline Passes, World Doesn’t End

Microsoft’s Yahoo Bid Deadline Passes, World Doesn’t End

Yahoo! and Microsoft have failed to agree on a takeover deal. The deadline for the deal was last weekend, and Saturday came and went without so much as a peep from either party. This means two things: a hostile takeover, which would mean kicking out the Yahoo! board at the…