Report says Samsung still interested in buying BlackBerry, despite denial

Past reports have revealed that Samsung was interested in purchasing BlackBerry. The Canadian phone maker was quick to deny the rumour. This was followed by the Korean tech giant saying it is only interested in establishing a partnership with BlackBerry and not acquiring it. A new report, however, is saying that Samsung is still interested in […]

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 Samsung reportedly making an offer to buy BlackBerry – BlackBerry denies report

According to a report, Samsung offered to acquire Blackberry. The Canadian phone maker, however, was quick to deny that it was making or considering any deals offered by the Korean tech giant. The rumour comes from Reuters. According to its source, Samsung was interested in acquiring Blackberry to get hold of the Canadian firm’s patents. […]

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 Google and LG sign 10-year patent cross-licensing agreement

Google and LG have signed a patent cross-licensing agreement that will last for 10 years. This means that the two will share existing patents as well as patents to be granted in the future for the next 10 years. Press release: GOOGLE AND LG ENTER INTO GLOBAL PATENT LICENSE AGREEMENT. Cross-License Covers Broad Range of Products […]

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 Apple acquisition of Beats Audio now official

Rapper Dr. Dre hinted that Apple would be the new owners of the company he co-founded Beats Audio. Now the acquisition is official, with the Cupertino firm buying the company for $3 billion (around £1.79 billion). This is the biggest acquisition in Apple’s history. Press release: CUPERTINO, California—May 28, 2014—Apple® today announced it has agreed […]

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 Apple to announce Beats acquisition this week, according to report – to announce slightly lower price

We all know that rapper Dr. Dre (Beats Audio co-founder) will be the first billionaire hip hop artist, after he and his rapper friends all but officially announced that Apple has acquired Beats Audio. Previous reports said that the Cupertino firm purchased the audio expert for $3.2 billion (around £1.91 billion), making this deal Apple’s […]

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 Apple to purchase Beats Audio not for its headphones business but Beats Music

Apple’s acquisition of Beats Audio is all but confirmed, with Dr. Dre being dubbed by other celebrities as the first billionaire hip hop artist. The deal is expected to close this week, with Apple rumoured to shell out $3.2 billion (around £1.9 billion). So why is the Cupertino firm so interested in the premium headset […]

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 Rumour: Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine to get senior positions at Apple once purchase of Beats Audio is final

Although neither Apple nor Beats Audio have officially announced the purchase of the premium headset manufacturer by the Cupertino firm, we all know that the deal will push through as Dr. Dre (one of Beats Audio’s co-founders) has been dubbed by Hip Hop world as the first rapper billionaire. A tweet and video selfie by […]

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 Apple now owns Beats Audio

Just recently, we came across a rumour, claiming Apple was interested in purchasing Beats Audio for $3.2 billion (around £1.89 billion). Now it’s official. The Cupertino firm now owns Beats Audio. Rapper Dr. Dre, one of Beats Audio’s co-founders, announced the deal pushing through on actor Tyrese Gibson’s Instagram page. Gibson writes, “Tonight HIP HOP […]

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 Nokia shows us ‘history in the making’ in new video

Nokia has released a new video, reminding us that Microsoft’s acquisition of the Finnish firm’s Devices & Services division is “history in the making.” Hit play to watch the video. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSGkHpxNa60&w=680&h=383] The video starts off showing the iconic Nokia 3310, causing a chain reaction of sorts. The video ends with the Nokia Lumia 920 […]

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 Apple rumoured to be interested in buying Beats Audio for £1.89 billion

Back in 2011, HTC purchased 50.1% of Beats Audio for $300 million (around £177 million), which led to smartphones sporting Beats Audio headphones and audio tech such as the HTC One X. However, the Taiwanese firm eventually stopped offering Beats Audio earphones due to cost. In 2012 and 2013, transactions were made, divesting HTC’s ownership […]

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