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  • Forget about Nokia; remember Microsoft Mobile.

    Microsoft completed its $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia today, bringing on board Nokia's smartphones, its not-so-smart feature phones and a Windows RT tablet.

    Written by Tim Greene26 April 14 02:00
  • Palo Alto Networks acquires stealthy start-up with NSA roots

    Next-generation firewall maker Palo Alto Networks today announced its first acquisition, an intriguing buyout of a stealthy Mountain View start-up called Morta Security whose founders hail from the NSA. The price of the purchase was not disclosed.

    Written by Ellen Messmer06 Jan. 14 23:01
  • AT&T spectrum grab: buying Alltel for $780 million

    AT&T on Tuesday said it has agreed to buy Alltel’s U.S. wireless operations, including licenses, network assets, retail stores and about 585,000 subscribers, for $780 million in cash. Technically, AT&T is buying the operation from the lesser known Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (ATNI).

    Written by Bob Brown22 Jan. 13 15:10

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