Merger and acquisition

Softbank Confirms It Is Exploring Sell-Off Of ARM Holdings

Japanese giant Softbank has confirmed it is exploring selling off British chip designer ARM Holdings, including selling off parts of…

2 days ago

Twitter Talks With TikTok Over US Operations – Report

As Donald Trump threatens a ban next month, TikTok reportedly held 'preliminary talks with Twitter over its US operations

2 days ago

Toshiba Confirms Exit From Laptop Sector

Japanese conglomerate sells its final stake in PC maker Dynabook, marking the end of 35 years for Toshiba in the…

3 days ago

Uber Expands UK Reach With Autocab Buy

Amid consolidation in the taxi sector caused by Coronavirus lockdown, Uber purchases British rival Autocab for undisclosed amount

1 week ago

TikTok Selects Ireland For First European Data Centre

Ireland to get another data centre after the Chinese-owned short video app TikTok announces first European server facility

1 week ago

EU Launches Antitrust Probe Into Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

European competition regulators launch formal antitrust investigation of Alphabet's Google and its decision to acquire Fitbit

1 week ago

UK Government Should Stop ARM Sale To US – Hermann Hauser

Amid reports that Softbank is looking to offload ARM Holdings to Nvidia, the man involved in ARM's creation calls for…

1 week ago

China Lashes Out At Proposed TikTok US Sale To Microsoft

Tech cold war between United States and China continues, as Chinese state media says it will not accept 'theft' of…

1 week ago

Google Fitbit Data Pledge Not Sufficient To Offset Antitrust Probe

Offer by Google not to use Fitbit data for adverts is unlikely to offset an official antitrust investigation by EC…

2 weeks ago

Google Closes Down North Smart Glasses

Weeks after Google purchased Canadian smart glass provider North, customers are warned their devices will stop working this week

2 weeks ago

Google Offers Not To Use Fitbit Data To Avoid EC Probe

Attempt to avoid a formal European Commission antitrust investigation, see Google confirm offer to not use Fitbit health data for…

1 month ago

Google Can Avoid EC Antitrust Fitbit Probe With Data Pledge – Report

Alphabet may be able to offset looming EC antitrust probe of its Fitbit acquisition, if it pledges not to use…

1 month ago

UK Government To Acquire £400 Million Stake In OneWeb

Watch out SpaceX's Elon Musk? British government and Bharti Global announce deal to acquire satellite broadband company OneWeb

1 month ago

Advocacy Groups Warn Against Google’s Fitbit Acquisition

Twenty advocacy groups from around the world warn that Google's acquisition of Fitbit risks damaging privacy and competition

1 month ago

Google Buys North Smart Glasses, Closes Down Product

Canadian smart glasses maker North acquired by Google, which then immediately kills the next version of its wearable device

1 month ago

Cisco Acquires ThousandEyes For Network Monitoring

Networking giant Cisco Systems opens its cheque book to acquire well estalished network intelligence software provider ThousandEyes

3 months ago

Intel Acquires Rivet Networks For Killer Cards

Wi-Fi connectivity. Company behind the Killer gaming networking cards (Rivet Networks) is acquired by chip goliath Intel Corp

3 months ago

BT Begins Talk To Sell Stake In Openreach – Report

Selling off the crown jewels? BT is reportedly in talks to sell a multi billion pound stake in its hugely…

3 months ago

Virgin Media And O2 Join Forces In Joint Venture

Major UK telecom shakeup...O2's ownership odyssey continues, with confirmation it is to merge with Virgin Media to take on the…

3 months ago

ICANN Halts .Org Sale To Private Equity Group

Domain supervisor ICANN 'withholds consent' for the sale of the .org domain registry to a private equity firm, following months…

3 months ago

Facebook Invests $5.7 Billion In Indian Conglomerate

Social network makes biggest acquisition since acquiring WhatsApp by purchasing 10 percent stake in Indian firm Reliance Industries

4 months ago

Former Spy Boss Calls For UK To Stop China Buying Western Firms

Former head of MI6 says the West needs to stop China getting strategic technology by acquiring Western firms, as technology…

4 months ago

Backbencher Demands Halt Of Chinese Takeover Of Imagination Technologies

David Davies says government must employ every mechanism to prevent removal of tech base of Imagination Technologies to China

4 months ago

Coronavirus: Xerox Ends Hostile Takeover Bid For HP

Setback for Carl? Printer maker Xerox cites Coronavirus pandemic 'turmoil' as reason for withdrawing $35 billion bid for HP

4 months ago

Coronavirus: HP Laments Xerox Hostile Bid Amid Pandemic

HP has written to its shareholders to argue that now is not the time for an unsolicited takeover, with Xerox's…

5 months ago

HP Implements Punitive CEO Pay Off To Discourage Xerox

Another poison pill tactic to discourage Xerox's advances, sees HP management implementing a stiff pay out for CEO, post-takeover

5 months ago

HP Rejects Xerox’s Sweetened Takeover Offer

Still a firm no. HP's board of directors tell Carl Icahn and Xerox that their $35 billion takeover offer still…

5 months ago

Xerox Launches Bid To Acquire All Outstanding HP Shares

Fight, fight, fight. Printer maker Xerox launches its official tender offer for all outstanding shares in PC giant HP

5 months ago

Nokia At Centre Of Merger Speculation – Report

Media report that Nokia is exploring its strategic options including asset sales or mergers, triggers rise in share price

6 months ago

HP $15 Billion Share Buyback To Thwart Xerox Advances

HP board announces 'financial value creation plan' that will see it buy back billions in shares, to defeat Xerox's offer…

6 months ago