Should RIM sell the BlackBerry brand?

Rumors about a potential sale of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) have been circulating for months, due largely to the Canadian company's ongoing struggles to retain its place in the competitive mobile market

Published on: December 23rd, 2011 Al Sacco

Oracle adds Sun to long list of recent acquisitions

Oracle hasn't been shy in recent years about snapping up other companies, including big-name outfits such as BEA Systems, PeopleSoft and Siebel Systems. SLIDE SHOW:Oracles 5 industry shaking moves Here's a quick rundown

Published on: April 21st, 2009 Bob Brown

Yahoo-Google deal may thwart hostile takeover by Microsoft

Just hours after saying it had ended talks over a possible investment from Microsoft, Yahoo announced a deal with Google to run some of Google's advertisements alongside Yahoo search results.The nonexclusive deal unites

Published on: June 16th, 2008 Nancy Gohring and James Niccolai

Yang switches gears – says Yahoo still open to higher Microsoft bid

Facing shareholder ire and a plunging stock price, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang said Yahoo board members would still sell the company to Microsoft or another suitor if the price is right.According to Bloomberg,

Published on: May 7th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

We don’t take kindly to threats, Yahoo tells Microsoft

Yahoo's board of directors told Microsoft Corp. that it would consider the software company's unsolicited takeover bid, but only if it makes a big higher than the initial US$44.6 billion offer. In a

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Linda Rosencrance