Takeover fight between Ottawa competitors ends

Takeover fight between Ottawa competitors ends

A takeover battle between two Ottawa patent licencing companies is apparently over after WiLAN Inc. said it won’t try to...

October 31st, 2011 Howard Solomon

Ciena ready to tout benefits of Nortel deal

Ciena ready to tout benefits of Nortel deal

When Ciena Corp. picked up Nortel Networks’ metro Ethernet and optical switching lines 18 months ago for US$769 million, industry...

October 27th, 2011 Howard Solomon

Cisco to buy video delivery startup

Cisco to buy video delivery startup

SAN FRANCISCO -- Cisco Systems Inc.  plans to acquire BNI Video, a privately held provider of video delivery software for...

October 21st, 2011 Stephen Lawson

EC allows Seagate to buy Samsung drive business

EC allows Seagate to buy Samsung drive business

BANGALORE -- The European Commission has approved the acquisition by Seagate Technology of the hard disk drive (HDD) business of...

October 20th, 2011 John Ribeiro

Adobe acquires Canadian makers of PhoneGap, Nitobi

Adobe acquires Canadian makers of PhoneGap, Nitobi

LOS ANGELES – In addition to its own product releases and launches, Mountain View Calif.-based Adobe Systems Inc., also announced...

October 11th, 2011 jd speedy

Alibaba’s Jack Ma interested in buying Yahoo

Alibaba’s Jack Ma interested in buying Yahoo

Jack Ma, chairman and CEO of Alibaba Group, said on Friday at an event at Stanford University that he was...

October 3rd, 2011 John Ribeiro

SAP acquires EDI specialist Crossgate

SAP acquires EDI specialist Crossgate

SAP AG is buying business-to-business e-commerce services provider Crossgate for an undisclosed amount.Crossgate is a long term partner of SAP, and...

September 21st, 2011 Mike Simons

Zarlink board officially snubs Microsemi offer

Zarlink board officially snubs Microsemi offer

A game of chicken involving the bid for Canada’s Zarkink Semiconductor Inc. continues after the board rejected the formal takeover offer...

September 2nd, 2011 Howard Solomon

IBM to buy risk analysis company Algorithmics for US$387M

IBM to buy risk analysis company Algorithmics for US$387M

IBM Corp. plans to acquire Toronto-based risk analytics company Algorithmics for US$387 million, a deal that IBM said on Thursday...

September 2nd, 2011 Jeremy Kirk