Category Archives: Acquisitions

HP heresy or Autonomy?

Hewlett-Packard has burned their brand into the minds of generations of Americans. As I write this post on an HP laptop, I can’t help but wonder about the [..]

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Skype + Comcast: Living Room Convergence

    Comcast is partnering with Microsoft/Skype to offer Skype connectivity in every living room. By partnering with Skype, Comcast is seeking to head off the communications world [..]

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iCloud: Collaborative Infrastructure Incarnate

  Apple’s iCloud is breaking quite a few business models, what with moving all of your media to the cloud for free. It’s enough to make a start-up [..]

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Microsoft to Purchase Nokia for 19 Billion

From: http://www.flamingeeks.com/ As we predicted earlier this month, Microsoft is purchasing Nokia’s phone business. This comes as a welcome reprieve for Nokia, whose cellular business had been all [..]

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Polycom Buys HP’s Telepresence Unit

              Polycom acquired HP’s Telepresence Unit for 89 million dollars. This is not very surprising as Polycom has offered full integration with [..]

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Rumormill: Microsoft to Purchase Nokia

      According to Eldar Murtazin, Microsoft is entering negotiations to buy Nokia as early as next week. This is in addition to their acquisition of Skype [..]

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Microsoft Buys Skype and History Paints the Tea Leaves

Microsoft purchased Skype today for 8.5 Billion. This is a sort of odd couple, the widowed queen suiting the jester. Microsoft, the once mighty giant who has struggled [..]

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