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Cisco Announces Insiemi

Cisco has just released an employee memo announcing its investment of $100 million in a new “spin-in” company called Insiemi, and advanced networking startup, which might eventually be purchased for an additional $750 million. The New York Times defines a spin-in as a company designed to be bought by its parent company, in this case Cisco. Insieme was created by …

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Exclusive: Cisco Issues Response to SalesCrunch’s $1 Bid for WebEx

As WebProNews previously reported, SalesCrunch has made an offer to Cisco to buy its web conferencing platform WebEx for $1 plus equity. SalesCrunch is primarily after WebEx’s userbase but believes the two companies “make sense.”

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Interview: SalesCrunch to Acquire Cisco’s WebEx for $1 Plus Equity?

This week, online meeting platform SalesCrunch made an offer to buy WebEx from Cisco. What’s interesting about the offer is the fact that it offered Cisco $1 plus a 15 percent stake in the new company.

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Cisco to Acquire Israeli video service NDS

Cisco announced today that it plans to acquire NDS Group Ltd., a video software and content security provider. Cisco makes the acquisition to complement Videoscape, their platform that allows service providers to deliver next-gen videos. The company will shell out $5 billion in the deal. Key Points Videoscape is a part of Cisco’s strategy to provide TV experience to PC …

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Cisco Challenges Microsoft’s Skype Acquisition In EU Court

Concerned that Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype could leave other video communications services out in the cold, Cisco is planning to challenge the deal through the European Union’s highest court. Although the European Commission already approved the acquisition last year, Cisco wants to ensure that the option to make calls through other video services, such as their own video conferencing service, …

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Mobile Devices Will Overtake Human Population in 2012

It’s a good thing humans come with two hands because we’re gonna need’em if we’re expected to handle the bulk of cell phones and tablets that are going to be cramping up our planet in the near future. A new study from Cisco predicts that 2012 will be the year that mobile devices will surpass the world’s population of humans. …

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