Lenovo may be considering a takeover of Research in Motion, in an attempt to expand out of its core PC business and into mobile.
Bringing together two services beloved by every teenager, Facebook may be about to buy messaging service Whatsapp.
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 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.
A Sony-led consortium is set to get the green light from European regulators for its takeover of EMI's music publishing business.
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.
The Department of Justice is attempting to block AT&T's plans to take over T-Mobile on anti-trust grounds.
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.
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.