Acquisitions

NVIDIA and Intellectual Ventures Team up to Acquire 500 Patents from IPWireless

NVIDIA and Intellectual Ventures Team up to Acquire 500 Patents from IPWireless

Mark Hearn#TB

NVIDIA and Intellectual Ventures announced on Monday a joint venture in which both companies will acquire a portfolio of nearly 500 patents from IPWireless. “These patents, acquired in collaboration with Intellectual Ventures, will help support our rapidly expanding efforts in the mobile business,” said David Shannon NVIDIA’s executive vice president and general counsel. Most notable of...

Google Reportedly Offered to Sell Motorola Mobility's Hardware Division to Huawei

Google Reportedly Offered to Sell Motorola Mobility's Hardware Division to Huawei

Brandon Russell

Google has reportedly offered Huawei the opportunity to purchase Motorola Mobility's hardware division. If true, the sale would almost certainly confirm suspicions the search giant was only in the acquisition for Motorola's 17,000 patents. Google reportedly offered the division up for a "high price," according to The Wall Street Journal, which cited rumors coming out of Asia. Google's...

AT&T Slams FCC in Regards to T-Mobile's Job Cuts, Says Merger Would Have Prevented Them (UPDATED)

AT&T Slams FCC in Regards to T-Mobile's Job Cuts, Says Merger Would Have Prevented Them (UPDATED)

Todd Haselton

AT&T commented publicly Friday in regards to T-Mobile's announcement on Thursday to cut as many as 1,900 jobs from its nationwide call centers. As we noted in the original post yesterday, AT&T had promised to preserve U.S. call center jobs and even bring others back from overseas if the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice approved its proposed $39...