Merger and acquisition

Qualcomm To Acquire Chip Startup NuVia For $1.4 Billion

Chip technology startup created by Apple veterans is snapped by Qualcomm, in what could be strategic move for mobile chip…

2 weeks ago

Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM Faces Competition Probe

UK competition regulator the CMA, launches investigation into the acquisition of British silicon designer ARM Holdings by Nvidia

3 weeks ago

Intel Urged To Consider Strategic Options

Activist shareholder urges Intel to consider its strategic options, and whether it should outsource chip production to third parties

4 weeks ago

Vodafone Ends Shareholder Tussle Over 2013 Kabel Acquisition

Seven year itch. British mobile operator to buy remaining shares in Kabel for £1.9 billion ($2.6 billion) to halt legal…

4 weeks ago

Elon Musk Offered Tesla To Apple’s Tim Cook

Tesla boss Elon Musk confirms he once offered to sell the electric car maker to Apple, but CEO Tim Cook…

1 month ago

Google Wins EU Approval For Fitbit Deal

Over a year since Google announced it was acquiring fitness device maker in a $2.1bn deal, EU gives its official…

1 month ago

Boston Dynamics Sold By SoftBank To Hyundai

Ownership odyssey of robotic dog developer Boston Dynamics, once owned by Google, continues as Hyundai acquires majority stake

2 months ago

Salesforce Acquires Slack For $28 Billion For Workforce Collaboration

As the enterprise world adjusts to remote working, Salesforce pay $27.7 billion to acquire Slack for enhanced workplace collaboration

2 months ago

Trump Administration Grants ByteDance TikTok Sale Extension

ByteDance granted seven day extension by Trump administration of TikTok sale order to new company including Oracle and Walmart

2 months ago

Huawei Sells Honor Smartphone Unit To Chinese Consortium

Chinese networking giant Huawei sells budget-focused Honor smartphone division to consortium of agents and dealers to keep brand alive

2 months ago

Huawei To Offload Honor Smartphone Division – Report

Budget smartphones. Networking giant Huawei is reportedly close to selling its Honor smartphone unit to a number of Chinese buyers

3 months ago

Marvell Acquires Inphi For Cloud Push

Consolidation in the chip sector continues with Marvell purchasing Inphi for $10 billion, to deepen cloud data centre and 5G…

3 months ago

AMD Targets Data Centres With $35 Billion Purchase Of Xilinx

More competition for Intel, as AMD signals deepening push into data centre market with $35 billion purchase of US-based Xilinx

3 months ago

Intel Sells NAND Business To SK Hynix For $9 Billion

Acquisition of Intel's NAND business division makes SK Hynix the second largest NAND flash manufacturer in the world after Samsung

3 months ago

TalkTalk Confirms £1.1. Billion Takeover Offer From Shareholder

Investment management fund and TalkTalk shareholder Toscafund makes £1.1bn takeover offer for British Internet Service Provider

4 months ago

US Official Threatens TikTok Closure If Oracle Deal Is Not Closed

US Treasure Secretary warns TikTok will be shut down if Oracle deal is not closed, after reports China won't approve…

4 months ago

EU Regulators Extend Fitbit Antitrust Probe

Fitness data probe. European antitrust regulators have given themselves more time to investigate Google's acquisition of Fitbit

4 months ago

Beijing Unlikely To Sanction Oracle TikTok Deal – Report

Chinese state media warn that despite President Trump's approval, China is unlikely to sign off on the Oracle, Walmart deal…

4 months ago

ByteDance Majority Stake Puts Oracle-TikTok Deal At Risk – Report

Plan to keep majority stake in TikTok, will hinder White House approval reports suggest, as ByteDance warns China will also…

4 months ago

White House Reviewing Oracle TikTok Deal

Trump administration says it is reviewing TikTok's 'technology partner' deal with Oracle, and its Trump supporter Larry Ellison

4 months ago

President Trump Warns No Extension To TikTok Sale Deadline

Sell up or shutdown. ByteDance's 15 September deadline to sell TikTok operation will not be extended, President Trump warns

5 months ago

Walmart Joins Microsoft In Bid For TikTok

American owner of ASDA supermarket joins forces with Microsoft in bidding to acquire the US and overseas operations of TikTok

5 months ago

President Trump Backs Oracle For TikTok Takeover

Larry Ellison is a supporter of President Donald Trump, as the latter publicly backs Oracle's bid for US operations of…

5 months ago

Oracle Explores Purchase Of TikTok US Operations – Report

Oracle holds preliminary talks with Chinese owner of TikTok, about possible acquisition of US and other worldwide operations

5 months ago

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…

6 months 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

6 months 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…

6 months 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

6 months ago