Unconfirmed Rumor: Google to Buy Yelp for $500M

TechCrunch is reporting this evening that a deal between Google and Yelp is “80% likely” to happen. Rumored to be in the ballpark of $500M or more, the acquisition could be a huge gain for Google Maps and Android. Meshing Yelp’s crowd-sourced business directory together with ...

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Officials Dismiss Android & Symbian Merger

Google, Nokia, and Symbian have all pretty much dismissed a report made earlier of a possible merger of Google’s Android and Nokia’s Symbian mobile operating system. , but for some reason the talks of merger has not been denied either thus leaving us thinking what could be. ...

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AT&T Crying Foul Over Xohm and Clearwire Merger

AT&T aren’t taking the Sprint Xohm Clearwire merger as just added competition. Naturally, they see it as a competitive threat to their current 3G and future 4G business. That explains why they are now pleading like little girls to the FCC to block the merger. On Thursday, it filed a ...

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Android And Symbian Destined To Become One?

Now this could end up being the biggest news in the mobile phone industry since the announcement of the iPhone. That is, if it turns out to be true. Analysts J. Gold Associates believes that the Google Android open source platform and Symbian are slowly but surely heading towards becoming one ...

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Symbian CEO Wants to Work With Google on Mobile OSes?

Some odd things have happened in the tech industry over the years but this one seems stranger than fiction. Nigel Clifford, CEO of Symbian, made a striking statement in Tokyo this week when he said “If there is an opportunity, we will be happy to collaborate with them. And that could be ...

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