GeoEye and DigitalGlobe have been communicating via letter and press release over the last few days. The topic: who might acquire whom. As we go to press neither company has said "yes" but our editors feel wedding bells are likely.
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All Points Blog: National Reconnaissance Office Wants to Push More Imagery to Warfighter (10/17/2011)
Clapper Pushes Integration While Asserting Realistic View of IC Budget Situation #geoint2011
GeoEye Disappointed by DigitalGlobe, Inc.'s Rejection Of the Proposed Acquisition - Directions Magazine
GeoEye Proposed Acquisition of DigitalGlobe to Create a Geospatial Imaging Monopoly - Defense Update
GeoEye offers to buy competitor DigitalGlobe for $792M-Washington Post
Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of DigitalGlobe, Inc.
DigitalGlobe Rejects Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal by GeoEye - Directions Magazine
GeoEye Plans DigitalGlobe Purchase; USDI Confirms Imagery Budget Cuts
UPDATE 3-GeoEye offers to buy DigitalGlobe for $792 mln | Reuters
Fierce rivalry makes merger of DigitalGlobe, GeoEye hard to fathom - Denver Business Journal
GeoEye Proposes Acquisition Of DigitalGlobe; Combination Creates Increased Value For Customers And Shareholders - Directions Magazine
In her keynote address at the GEOINT Symposium, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Director Letitia Long continued to refine and define her vision for the preeminent government geospatial technology agency. It's a vision that began in 2010 with identifying the needs of the warfighter when the U.S. was still engaged in two wars and pushing geospatial information to them with a drive for mobile applications. Now,...