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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

2 weeks ago

Is Microsoft About To Buy Discord?

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

2 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…

3 months ago

President Biden Halts TikTok Sale To Oracle/Walmart

TikTok's purchase by Oracle and Walmart halted indefinitely, after President Biden orders review of Chinese national security threat

3 months ago

UK Regulator To Probe Uber Purchase Of Autocab

Uber's attempt to purchase British rival Autocab is being officially investigated by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

3 months ago

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…

4 months 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 months 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 months 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…

5 months 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…

5 months 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

5 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

5 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

6 months ago

Veteran Game Maker Codemasters Set For US Acquisition

Warwickshire-based Codemasters in talks for £739m sale to US-based videogame giant Take-Two, parent of Rockstar Games and 2K

6 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…

7 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

7 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

8 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…

8 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

8 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

9 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…

9 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

9 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…

9 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

9 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

9 months 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…

9 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…

9 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…

10 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

10 months ago