T-Mobile gets go-ahead for MetroPCS takeover

T-Mobile has been given federal permission for its acquisition of MetroPCS, with approval from both the Department of justice and the Federal Communications Commission.

MetroPCS shareholders attempt to block T-Mobile merger

MetroPCS shareholders have filed a lawsuit attempting to block the company's merger with T-Mobile USA, claiming that MetroPCS's board members are simply trying to line their own pockets.

Cisco launches EU appeal against Microsoft-Skype merger

Cisco's appealed to the EU against its approval of Microsoft's takeover of Skype, saying it's worried the deal will damage the video calling market.

AT&T and T-Mobile withdraw FCC merger application

AT&T and T-Mobile have abandoned attempts to seek approval for a merger from the Federal Communications Commission.

FCC comes out against AT&T merger with T-Mobile

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, has said the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile needs more scrutiny - the nearest the FCC can get to blocking the deal altogether.

Motorola shareholders approve Google merger

Motorola shareholders yesterday voted overwhelmingly in favor of the company's proposed merger with Google.

Sprint files suit to block AT&T-T-Mobile merger

Sprint has filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing the proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger, adding its voice to that of the Justice Department to claim that the deal would increase prices and hamper competition.

Senate Democrat wants AT&T/T-Mobile deal blocked

A prominent senator has called on regulators to block the controversial AT&T/T-Mobile merger as it would inevitably "cause substantial harm to competition and consumers."

Intel shows how it's done with McAfee CEO change

Sometimes it is rather interesting to observe the moves a company makes and analyze the real story behind major decisions.

Americans turn away from landlines

A quarter of all Americans no longer have a landline, according to the latest figures from the Federal Communications Commission.

3Par: First pivotal battle between Dell and HP

Both HP and Dell are at a crossroads - from the companies they were to the companies they will inevitably become.