Tag Archive: merging


T-Mobile and Sprint are merging for $26.5 billion: Here are the details

T-Mobile and Sprint are coming together in a $ 26.5 billion mega-merger that’s all about 5G.

The rumors and speculation swirling for years are fomenting into a dust cloud of money. T-Mobile and Sprint, the third and fourth-largest carriers in the U.S., respectively, are poised to form a single entity in a $ 26.5 billion merger that would put the united company in a close third position behind AT&T with just over 70 million subscribers.

The companies announced  [Read More…]

Samsung is finally merging all of its IoT apps into SmartThings

Three years later, Samsung completes the SmartThings merger.

When Samsung bought SmartThings back in August of 2014, it was quickly clear the plan was to make that brand the one everyone associated with Samsung’s smart home products. And over the last couple of year, that is exactly what has happened. Everything Samsung does with the smart home gets released under the SmartThings brand, but if you owned products from before the SmartThings integration happened you still had to use  [Read More…]

Chrome for Android stops merging apps and tabs by default

Google’s browser quietly reverts to the old-style tab switcher on phones — but you’ll only see the change in a fresh Chrome installation.

In a quiet but not insignificant move, Google has changed the default way its Chrome browser handles tabs on Android phones. Since the arrival of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Chrome has let each tab display its own card inside the Overview menu. (That’s the list of cards you see when pressing the Recent Apps  [Read More…]

Sony Entertainment Network is merging into the PlayStation Network

Sony is preparing to launch a new music streaming service called PlayStation Music in collaboration with Spotify that will drop in Spring 2015. Music Unlimited will be shutting down wherever its available by March 29, 2015 will be replaced by PlayStation Music.

As a final token of appreciation, Sony is giving 30-day free access to the currently active subscribers until the service comes to a halt beginning February 28, 2015. About the new PlayStation Music, the sign  [Read More…]

Amazon merging Kindle documents and Cloud Drive, 10GB combined free storage

Good news this morning for Kindle owners; it seems you’re likely to be waking up to some changes in the way your cloud documents storage works that results in a combined 10GB of free Amazon Cloud Drive. We’ve received a tip that this is pushing out, and that the merger of 5GB of Kindle documents and 5GB of Amazon Cloud Drive is now amounting to a combined 10GB account that covers everything. Pretty neat.

We’ve also  [Read More…]