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US cable TV company Liberty Global Inc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) said it would not prolong its offer for Belgian takeover target Telenet Group Holding NV (EBR:TNET) after the expiration deadline set for today. In an … Continue reading “US Liberty Media walks away from deal to acquire Belgian Telenet”
UK private equity group Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd plans to shed cinemas operator Odeon & UCI group this year after it put sale talks on ice two years ago in favour of … Continue reading “Terra Firma revisits plans to sell UK cinema operator Odeon & UCI”
US networking equipment maker Cisco Systems Inc (NASDAQ:CSCO) and Dutch chip maker NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI) said today that each had put an undisclosed amount into Australian wireless communication specialist Cohda Wireless Pty … Continue reading “Cisco, NXP invest in Australian wireless communication firm Cohda”
US technology giant Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) does not plan to acquire Israeli social mobile applications provider Waze Ltd, CNET said quoting a knowledgeable source. The report follows speculations that the parties were in … Continue reading “Apple not interested in acquiring Israeli social app maker Waze — report”
UK-based private equity major CVC Capital Partners Ltd said it had agreed to buy Italian business information provider Cerved Group SpA for EUR1.13bn (USD1.5bn). The vendors are US buyout firm Bain Capital LLC … Continue reading “UK private equity firm CVC acquires Italian information group Cerved”
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSYS) and IP Cube Partners Co. Ltd of South Korea, said that TCS has sold two of its US patents to IP Cube Partners for a multi-seven-figure payment.
KVH Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KVHI) said it has doubled the capacity of its mini-VSAT Broadband network in the busy Caribbean region.
Shanda Games Ltd. (NASDAQ: GAME) reported that the iOS version of Diffusion Million Arthur, a mobile game published by Shanda Games’ subsidiary Actoz Soft (052790.KQ), is currently the top grossing app among all categories in Apple’s local App Store following the official launch in Korea on December 20, 2012.
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN) said it has partnered with TSN of Canada and the National Hockey League to deliver the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship Tournament to Canada and the US.
magicJack VocalTec, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CALL) s that the newest product has been modified to include two USB slots, one USB plug, a SD micro slot, one RJ11 jack and one RJ45 jack.