Ingram Micro Inks Deal To Buy AIDC/POS Player Nimax
by Scott Campbell
Ingram Micro signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Nimax, a distributor of AIDC/POS, bar-code and wireless products and enterprise mobility solutions, for an undisclosed amount of cash.
Pre-trial Skirmishing Starts In Oracle/PeopleSoft Suit
Pre-trial skirmishing get underway in the lawsuit over Oracle Corp.'s attempted hostile takeover of PeopleSoft Inc., as lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department and Oracle tried to block each other's witnesses from testifying in the case in Federal District Court in San Francisco.
Motorola To Acquire Symbol For $3.9 Billion
by Edward F. Moltzen
Wireless technology vendor Motorola said Tuesday it plans to acquire point-of-sale and RFID vendor Symbol Technologies in a deal valued at $3.9 billion.
FTC Clears Google's DoubleClick Purchase
by Nathan Eddy
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cleared Google's $3.1 billion acquisition of online advertiser DoubleClick on Thursday, concluding after an investigation that the merger posed no substantial threat to competition in online marketing. Google still must satisfy the concerns of European Union antitrust officials, whose review deadline is April 2.
CRN Interview: Joe Tucci, EMC
by CRN Staff
“EMC” and “small business” have never really fit in the same sentence. But that is changing with this week's introduction of the company's Insignia SMB program, centered in part around its acquisition of Dantz. Joe Tucci, chairman, president, and CEO of EMC, talked about the program and EMC's first pure channel play with CRN Editor Heather Clancy, News Editor Steve Burke, and Senior Editor Joseph Kovar.
Google To Acquire YouTube For $1.65B In Stock
by Antone Gonsalves
Google on Monday said it has agreed to acquire video site YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock, a move that greatly expands the search engine giant's advertising reach in online video.
SBC/AT&T Deal Heats Up Enterprise Market
by Dan Neel
Wall Street analysts expect SBC's purchase of AT&T to create a more competitive climate in the market for enterprise telecommunications.