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Kyocera/Sanyo rumors pops up again

It wasn’t too long ago that the first rumors of Sanyo selling off its mobile phone unit emerged. At the time, Sanyo was quick to deny the rumors, even though Sharp and Kyocera were said to be Read more…

Rumor: Microsoft looking to buy RIM

Not sure who started this one but it’s starting to pick up some steam: the talk of the town in analyst circles today is a rumored Read more…

Rumor: Hon Hai to buy Quanta

Unless you keep an eye on Taiwanese OEM manufacturers, the names “Hon Hai” and “Quanta” probably don’t mean much to you. However, if you happen know a thing or two about the magical island where Read more…

Acer to buy Gateway, Gateway to buy Packard Bell

How’s this for a bizarre love triangle: Acer (the world’s third largest PC vendor), has announced plans to buy Gateway (tied for Read more…

Lenovo in talks to acquire Packard Bell

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Though once a mainstay of the IBM-compatible clone world, vendor Packard Bell fell off the map when the company merged with NEC in the late ’90s, amid complaints Read more…

Dell adds Zing; re-entering audio player market?

Last week, we noted that Dell has started to act a little funny. Like a balding man on a midlife crisis tear, Read more…
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Dell buys ASAP Software for $340 Million

Generally speaking, ailing technology vendors don’t go on spending sprees. The folks Read more…

Comcast goes to the movies, acquires Fandango

Gargantuan Internet and cable service provider Comcast has announced that it has acquired comparatively tiny movie ticketing site Fandango. You might remember Fandango as the company that allows

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Palm announces Linux-based OS

Speaking of PDAs, Palm, one time king of the PDA hill, has finally announced that it will release a homegrown, Linux-based OS for its next generation of handhelds. The OS will ship with Opera and

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