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Ericsson Completes Deal for Microsoft’s Mediaroom Business
/ September 6, 2013 5:06 pm
Ericsson Completes Deal for Microsoft’s Mediaroom Business

Swedish telecom equipment giant Ericsson said on Friday it has completed its acquisition of Microsoft's Mountain View-based Mediaroom business and TV solution. The company first announced plans for the deal in April. Mediaroom, which has more than 400 employees, will be integrated into Ericsson's Business Unit Support Solutions group. The business will be known as Ericsson Mediaroom. Ericsson said the acquisition will bolster its portfolio of IPTV middleware technology. . Read More

Technology Leaders, including Facebook, Launch Internet.org
/ August 21, 2013 1:09 pm
Technology Leaders, including Facebook, Launch Internet.org

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, today announced the launch of internet.org, a global partnership with the goal of making internet access available to the next 5 billion people. "Everything Facebook has done has been about giving all people around the world the power to connect," Zuckerberg said. . Read More

The Next Web: Ericsson Strengthens its Media Services Business with the Purchase of Red Bee Media
/ July 1, 2013 2:29 pm
The Next Web: Ericsson Strengthens its Media Services Business with the Purchase of Red Bee Media

The Next Web reports that Sweden’s Ericsson is increasing its digital media business with the announcement that it has agreed to purchase UK-headquartered Red Bee Media for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will boost Ericsson’s broadcast services business with the addition of Red Bee’s 1,500 worldwide workforce and its operations in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Australia. . Read More

Bloomberg: Ericsson to Purchase Microsoft’s TV Software Unit
/ April 9, 2013 1:12 pm
Bloomberg: Ericsson to Purchase Microsoft’s TV Software Unit

Bloomberg reports that Ericsson has agreed to acquire Microsoft Corp.’s Mediaroom business, which provides software for phone companies to provide television online. . Read More

Bloomberg: Ericsson In Talks To Buy Microsoft’s IPTV Business
/ March 28, 2013 1:47 pm
Bloomberg: Ericsson In Talks To Buy Microsoft’s IPTV Business

Bloomberg reports that Ericsson is in talks to purchase Microsoft Corp.'s IPTV business, which makes software utilized by phone companies like AT&T Inc. to provide TV online, and the deal could be announced in a few years. . Read More

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Reuters: STMicro, Ericsson Divide Mobile Chip Unit, Causing Loss of 1,600 Jobs
/ March 18, 2013 2:48 pm
Reuters: STMicro, Ericsson Divide Mobile Chip Unit, Causing Loss of 1,600 Jobs

Reuters reports that STMicroelectronics and Ericsson have decided to end their mobile chip partnership ST-Ericsson. They will split up the parts of the business amongst them and shut down the rest along with the loss of about 1,600 jobs. . Read More

Akamai Releases Q3 2012 State of the Internet Report
/ January 23, 2013 1:17 pm
Akamai Releases Q3 2012 State of the Internet Report

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), one of the largest Internet content delivery networks headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, today released its Third Quarter, 2012 State of the Internet report. . Read More

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