AT&T said it will acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion, reflecting a continuing trend for the consolidation of communications and media companies.
Google and Honeywell have signed a patent cross-license agreement that resolves a long-standing patent dispute over thermostats made by Nest Labs, the home automation startup the Internet giant acquired.
Online entertainment listings company Rovi plans to acquire digital video recording firm TiVo for US$1.1 billion in a stock and cash deal, the companies said Friday.
Nintendo's new 'NX' gaming platform will be launched worldwide in March next year, the company said Wednesday without providing details on the new console that has been shrouded in secrecy.
Nokia is paying 170 million euros to acquire French fitness gadgets company Withings in a bid to get into the connected healthcare market.
A Chinese regulator is said to have ordered Apple to shut down its iBooks Store and iTunes Movies only six months after the services were launched in the country.
Netflix admitted Thursday to throttling video streams worldwide for its mobile users, but said it hasn't been an issue for customers.
Sharp has approved an offer from Hon Hai Precision Industry and related companies to acquire over 66 percent of the company’s voting stock, making the Taiwanese contract manufacturer the new parent of the venerable Japanese firm.
Sony has reached an agreement to acquire chip company Altair Semiconductor in Israel for US$212 million in a bid to strengthen its offering for the Internet of Things market.
Facebook wants to grab the large audiences that American football attracts, and has launched Facebook Sports Stadium, which it describes as a dedicated place to experience sports in real-time with friends and the world.
Apple has pulled the plug on Beats Music, shortly after launching the beta of an Android app for its Apple Music streaming service.
Streaming music service Rhapsody has launched a version for kids that limits their access to only tailored programming and content that parents add.
The pop star had earlier complained about Apple's decision not to pay artists during the free trial
The investigation is part of an overall probe into the music streaming business.
The merger would be the latest in a wave of consolidation in the U.S. media and communications industry
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