AT&T Exploring Overseas Acquisitions
AT&T, looking for ways to expand its business, may purchase a wireless network operator abroad. Citing people familiar with AT&T's plans, the Wall Street Journal reports that AT&T is targeting carriers in Western European markets, such as the U.K., the Netherlands, or Germany. AT&T's business has grown about as large as it can in the U.S., especially after U.S. regulators shot down its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. The Journal's sources suggest that if an acquisition occurs, it is likely to happen before the end of the year. AT&T did not confirm the Journal's report.
‘Subscribe with Google’ to Ease Pain of Subscribing to News Sources
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Google today announced Subscribe with Google, an easy way for people to subscribe to and pay for select news sources. Google has worked with a number of publishers over the last six months to develop the service.
Google May Combine Android and Chrome By 2017
Oct 29, 2015
Google plans to merge its Chrome operating system with Android as soon as 2017, reports the Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with Google's plans. Google has already been working to bridge the Chrome-Android gap for two years and has recently made progress.
Qualcomm Weighing Potential Breakup and Job Cuts
Jul 21, 2015
Qualcomm is preparing to conduct an in-depth review of its corporate strategy that could lead to the company breaking into several separate entities, reports the Wall Street Journal. Activist investors have begun to push Qualcomm towards a possible split, which would see the company's chip-production and patent-licensing businesses pulled apart.
Samsung Galaxy Note8 Adopts Infinity Display, Dual Camera
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Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note8, its top-end flagship smartphone with a huge display and S Pen stylus. The Note8 eschews the blockier design language of previous generations for the svelte look of the Galaxy S8 and S8+.
T-Mobile, Sprint On the Verge of Announcing Merger: Reports
Apr 27, 2018
T-Mobile and Sprint are once again weighing a merger between the two businesses and may make an announcement as soon as Sunday, according to multiple reports. Unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times all suggest the two companies, which have flirted with one another for years, are back at the table hammering out a deal.
How about overborder acquisitions?
PLEASE AT&T. PLEASE. With the new laws, you CAN have foreign ownership! It would be a small % in the first year, but you can increase your investment year-by-year to own a larger % of the company! FORGET overseas! Canada needs a decent cell company!