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Garmin tops TomTom offer for Tele Atlas

The €2.3 billion offer trumps €1.8 billion offer from rival TomTom back in July, with the market expecting a bidding war to commence.
1 Nov 2007
Network & Internet

Acer expects big Q4 despite Gateway charge

Acer predicts a strong fourth quarter, despite a £15 million restructuring charge following its acquisition of Gateway.
29 Oct 2007
Network & Internet

3Com falls to private equity and Chinese takeover

Bain Capital and Huawei Technologies team up to buy the mid-market network equipment maker, at a bargain price of $2.2 billion.
1 Oct 2007

NetScout to buy Network General for $205 million

The latest takeover of the Sniffer creator comes just 10 years after McAfee bought the business for $1.1 billion, and sold it six years later for $213…
20 Sep 2007
Network & Internet

Best Buy and Carphone Warehouse expand relationship

US electronics retailer builds stake in Carphone as Geek Squad joint venture is set for expansion in the UK.
19 Sep 2007

The true cost of UK iPhone ownership

You'll have plenty of room in your pocket for the iPhone after you empty your wallet, as British users are set to pay a hefty premium for owning and u…
19 Sep 2007
Network & Internet

Nokia to buy mobile phone ads business Enpocket

Acquisition will give world's largest phone maker ability to sell ads into multimedia capable phones such as the iPhone, and integrate ad display tech…
18 Sep 2007