Lenovo considers bid for RIM

Lenovo may be considering a takeover of Research in Motion, in an attempt to expand out of its core PC business and into mobile.

Rumor: Facebook to buy messaging service WhatsApp

Bringing together two services beloved by every teenager, Facebook may be about to buy messaging service Whatsapp.

HP accuses Autonomy of lying about its performance

When HP took over Autonomy last year, the $11.1 billion price tag seemed high; but it was reasonable, said HP, given Autonomy's marvellous performance.

Japan's Softbank plans big stake in Sprint

Japan's Softbank is considering taking a large stake in Sprint Nextel, in a deal which could revive the struggling carrier's fortunes - and increase competition in a market dominated by Verizon and AT&T.

Sony-EMI deal expected to win approval today

A Sony-led consortium is set to get the green light from European regulators for its takeover of EMI's music publishing business.

Report - EU poised to approve Microsoft takeover of Skype

The Financial Times is reporting that EU competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia has made up his mind on Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Skype - and that he's giving it the go-ahead.

DoJ aims to block AT&T T-Mobile takeover

The Department of Justice is attempting to block AT&T's plans to take over T-Mobile on anti-trust grounds.

Disney in takeover talks with Playdom

Walt Disney is planning a major push into social gaming, according to the Wall Street Journal, which says it's in talks to acquire Playdom.

Class-action suit launched over HP's takeover of Palm

They can move fast when it suits them, lawyers, and a Pennsylvania firm has already launched a class action lawsuit against the directors of Palm over its proposed acquisition by HP.