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Meta Ordered To Sell Giphy By British Regulator

But will Zuckerberg obey? The UK's CMA watchdog orders Facebook to sell Giphy, after concluding deal could harm UK advertisers

1 day ago

Vonage Sold To Ericsson For $6.2 Billion

VoIP pioneer Vonage acquired by Ericsson for $6.2 billion, as Swedish giant looks to bolster wireless portfolio for enterprises

1 week ago

EU Regulators Open Investigation Of Nvidia’s ARM Acquisition

Setback for Nvidia, as the European Commission confirms full-scale investigation into purchase of British chip designer ARM Holdings

1 month ago

Australia Funds Telstra Buy Of Digicel Pacific To Thwart China

Strategic blocking? Australian government joins forces with Telstra to acquire Digicel Pacific, after interest from state-owned China Mobile

1 month ago

Sphere Chat App Acquired By Twitter

Second startup purchase by a big name tech firm for young British entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio, as Twitter acquires Sphere

1 month ago

Facebook Fined $70 Million By UK’s CMA

After Facebook questions the authority of the British competition watchdog, the CMA fines the social network £50m over Giphy purchase

1 month ago

EU To Investigate Nvidia’s Purchase Of ARM – Report

Concessions offered last week by Nvidia have reportedly failed to offset an extended antitrust investigation by European Union officials

2 months ago

Twitter Sells Mobile Ad Platform MoPub

Nice little earner. Eight years after Twitter acquired MoPub for $350m in 2013, it sells the mobile ad company for…

2 months ago

Microsoft’s Nadella Says Failed TikTok Deal Was ‘Strange’

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella says failed deal to acquire the US operations of TikTok was 'strangest thing I've worked on'

2 months ago

Facebook Questions UK’s CMA Authority On Giphy Purchase

In strongly worded letter, Facebook says the CMA's suggested divestiture of Giphy “is grossly unreasonable and disproportionate”

3 months ago

BT Takeover Speculation Rises After Deutsche Telekom Comments

Comments made by the CEO of Deutsche Telekom, prompts renewed speculation of German telecoms giant intentions towards the UK's BT

3 months ago

Government Orders National Security Review Of Perpetuus Purchase

British Business Secretary orders national security review of potential acquisition of Welsh graphene maker Perpetuus Group

3 months ago

Apple Acquires Classic Music Service Primephonic

Amsterdam-based Primephonic is acquired by tech giant Apple, as the iPhone maker seeks to expand its classical music offering

3 months ago

Toshiba Consults With Private Equity Firms Over ‘Strategic Ideas’

Where do we go from here? Japanese conglomerate Toshiba is in talks with at least four private equity firms for…

3 months ago

Nvidia’s ARM Purchase Raises ‘Significant Competition Concerns’ – CMA

UK competition watchdog says there are “significant competition concerns” with the deal, as Nvidia could restrict access to ARM IP

3 months ago

T-Mobile Confirms Data Breach Of ‘Some Data’

US mobile operator T-Mobile confirms “unauthorised access” to its systems after customer data appeared for sale on forum

4 months ago

UK Regulator Finds Facebook’s Purchase Of Giphy ‘Harms Competition’

Competition and Markets Authority provisionally finds Facebook’s merger with Giphy will harm competition on social platforms

4 months ago

Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM In Doubt Over Government Concerns – Report

Worrying national security concerns for the Britsih government may reportedly scupper Nvidia's controversial acquisition of the ARM Holdings

4 months ago

Visa Continues Fintech Push With Currencycloud Acquisition

London-based forex specialist Currencycloud is to be acquired by payment giant Visa, in a deal worth £700 million ($963m)

4 months ago

Microsoft Adds Another Security Acquisition With CloudKnox

CloudKnox is being acquired by software giant Microsoft, to equip it with unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management

4 months ago

Newport Wafer Fab Sold To China, Has UK Government Defence Contracts

Newport Wafer Fab has over a dozen UK government research contracts, including a defence contract, despite being sold to Chinese-owned…

4 months ago

Microsoft To Acquire RiskIQ To Bolster Cybersecurity

Redmond confirms it is acquiring cybersecurity specialist RiskIQ, in order to help orgnisations cope with today's raised cyber threat

5 months ago

PM Orders Review Of Chinese Acquisition Of Newport Wafer Fab

Acquisition of UK’s largest largest chip producer by a Chinese owned firm has prompted Prime Minister Boris Johnson to order…

5 months ago

French Telecoms Giant Altice Acquires Stake In BT

France's second largest telecoms firm Altice purchases 12 percent stake in British carrier BT, but denies takeover intentions

6 months ago

Amazon Buys James Bond Studio MGM For $8.5bn

Significant development in the streaming war, as Amazon purchases veteran film studio MGM for $8.45 billion

6 months ago

Toyota Buys Lyft’s Autonomous Car Unit for $550m

Japanese car maker Toyota acquires the autonomous vehicle division of ride-hailing firm Lyft, after four years of development

7 months ago

Is Microsoft About To Buy Discord?

Reports surface that Microsoft is considering a possible $10 billion purchase of messaging and communication service Discord

8 months ago

Google, Microsoft, Qualcomm Object To Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM

Growing opposition by big name players in the tech industry to Nvidia's proposed acquisition of ARM, which is also facing…

10 months ago