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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 days 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

3 weeks 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…

1 month 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

1 month 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…

1 month 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

1 month 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 month 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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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 months 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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago

Cisco Acquires ThousandEyes For Network Monitoring

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

4 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

4 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…

4 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

5 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

5 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

6 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…

6 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…

7 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…

7 months ago

Dell Sells Cybersecurity Division RSA Security

RSA Security is to be sold to a consortium for just over $2 billion, as Dell seeks to 'simplify' it…

7 months ago

Google Acquisition Of Looker Data Sciences Approved

Alphabet unit completes $2.6bn acquisition of Looker Data Sciences after approval from British competition watchdog

7 months ago

CityFibre Buys TalkTalk’s Fibre Network In York

Fibre disposal. TalkTalk's FibreNation division sold to CityFibre for £200 million, amid signing of wholesale agreement with CityFibre

8 months ago

HP Board Once Again Rejects Xerox’s Advances

We are still not interested. HP's board of directors once again rejects an unsolicited takeover approach from Xerox, saying it…

8 months ago

Broadcom Sells Symantec Unit To Accenture

Brief affair. Only a few months after finally acquiring it for $10.7bn, Broadcom opts to offload Symantec's Enterprise division

8 months ago

F5 Networks Buys Shape Security For $1bn

Acquisition gives F5 access to Shape's AI-powered, enterprise-grade anti-fraud technologies, including protection against credential stuffing attacks

9 months ago

Intel Pays $2 Billion For AI Firm Habana Labs

Chipmaker continues to open the cheque book to fund growth of its AI expertise and portfolio, with $2 billion Habana…

9 months ago