Merger and acquisition

Twitter Sees Three More Executive Departures

Three executives apparently jump ship. More high level departures at Twitter, ahead of Elon Musk's takeover battle for the platform

1 day ago

Twitter Board To ‘Enforce’ Elon Musk Merger Agreement

Legal action ahead? Elon Musk's takeover agreement of Twitter will be enforced says board of directors, as deal remains 'on…

2 days ago

Twitter Fights Back Over Musk Bot Allegations

Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal defends company's estimates of fake accounts as Elon Musk says renegotiating deal not 'out of…

2 days ago

Elon Musk Puts Twitter Takeover On Hold

Twitter's share price falls 18 percent after Elon Musk places his takeover on hold, until more data is provided about…

6 days ago

Vodafone In Merger Talks With Three UK – Report

Vodafone is reportedly in talks to merge its UK operations with Three UK, which is owned by Hong Kong-based CK…

1 week ago

German Minister Urges Tougher EU Antitrust Action

Must get tougher? German minister urges EC to consider breaking up companies for serious antitrust breaches, amid antitrust reform proposals

2 weeks ago

Musk Touts ‘Slight Cost’ For Business Use Of Twitter

Twitter for 'casual users' will remain fee, tweets Elon Musk, but businesses using Twitter will be subjected to 'slight fee'

2 weeks ago

Tesla’s Elon Musk Sells Shares Worth $4bn, Promises No More

Elon Musk sells $4 billion of Tesla shares to help in his Twitter takeover, but indicates no further Tesla share…

3 weeks ago

Anger As Musk Engages With Tweets Criticising Twitter Execs

Bad form? Controversy over Elon Musk's Twitter takeover continues, after he engages with critical tweets of two high-ranking Twitter staffers

3 weeks ago

Musk Buys Twitter: Industry Reaction

Support and opposition to Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter has been mixed, so what has been the reaction of industry…

3 weeks ago

Jack Dorsey Backs Elon Musk’s Twitter Takeover

Co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey backs Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter, as users and human rights group express concern

3 weeks ago

Twitter CEO Tells Staff Future Is Uncertain

Company wide town hall meeting sees CEO Parag Agrawal tell Twitter employees future direction of the platform is uncertain

3 weeks ago

Meta Begins Appeal Against UK Order To Sell Giphy

Closely watched appeal. UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it will defend its Giphy sale order 'vigorously'

3 weeks ago

Twitter To Be Sold To Elon Musk For $44 Billion

Now what? Board of directors agrees to sell Twitter to the world's richest man, who has frequently criticised the platform…

3 weeks ago

Musk In Talks With Thoma Bravo Over Joint Twitter Bid – Report

Media report suggests Elon Musk is in talks with private equity group Thoma Bravo about partnering up for possible Twitter…

4 weeks ago

Toshiba Says It Will Seek Buyout Offers

Strategic options. Japanese conglomerate shares rise after Toshiba says it will solicit deal offers, including buyout offers

4 weeks ago

Musk Secures $46.5 Billion Funding For Twitter Takeover

World's wealthiest man Elon Musk puts up $33.5 billion of his own money, as he readies for boardroom battle over…

4 weeks ago

Twitter Adopts Poison Pill To Fend Off Elon Musk

Unwanted advances. Unsolicited takeover offer from Elon Musk sees Twitter board last week adopt a poison pill to thwart his…

1 month ago

Elon Musk Hints At Plan B, If Twitter Board Refuses Offer

Tesla boss admits he is not sure he will actually buy Twitter, but teases he may have a “plan B”…

1 month ago

Elon Musk Offers To Buy Twitter For $41bn To ‘Unlock’ Potential

Hostile takeover? World's richest man Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $41 billion, and promises to “unlock” its “extraordinary…

1 month ago

Cloud Security firm Barrracuda Networks Acquired For $4 Billion

Cybersecurity firm Barracuda Networks has been acquired by investment firm KKR, from its private equity group owner Thoma Bravo

1 month ago

Investor Sues Elon Musk Over Late Share Disclosure

Twitter shareholder sues Elon Musk for failing to disclose his substantial stake in a timely manner, which impacted platform's share…

1 month ago

Elon Musk Will Not Join Twitter Board, CEO Confirms

Last minute u-turn from Elon Musk, as Parag Agrawal confirms Musk will not, after all, join the board of directors…

1 month ago

HP Shares Soar After Warren Buffett Reveals $4.2 billion Stake

Strategic move? Respected Wall Street investment group Berkshire Hathaway takes sizeable 11.4 percent stake in PC maker HP

1 month ago

Elon Musk Acquires 9 Percent Of Twitter

Just days after Elon Musk touts building a new social media platform, the world's richest man becomes Twitter's largest shareholder

1 month ago

Apple Acquires UK Fintech Credit Kudos – Report

Tech giant Apple reportedly acquires British fintech start-up Credit Kudos for $150m, to perhaps bolster its financial services operation

2 months ago

NortonLifeLock, Avast Merger Faces UK Competition Probe

NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec) merger with London-listed Avast under threat after UK's CMA signals deeper investigation

2 months ago

Toshiba’s Top Shareholder Opposes Breakup Plan

Years of turmoil at Japan's Toshiba continues, as leading shareholder opposes plan to break itself into three different units

2 months ago

Google To Acquire Mandiant For $5.4 Billion

Mandiant is to be acquired by Google, after the Alphabet division agrees to pay $5.4 billion for the cybersecurity veteran

2 months ago

Intel Acquires Israeli Chipmaker Tower Semiconductor For $5.4bn

Chip giant Intel expands its manufacturing capabilities, and spends billions to acquire specialised chip manufacturing expert Tower Semiconductor

3 months ago