acquisitions

President Biden Targets Tech Monolopies, Data Collection

Sweeping executive order signed by US President Joe Biden on Friday targets tech giant domination, broadband provision, data collection, right…

5 months ago

Just Eat To Merge With Takeaway.com In £8bn Deal

The combination creates one of the biggest players in the online food delivery market, with operations in Europe, Israel and…

2 years ago

T-Mobile Buys Sprint In £19bn Mega-Deal

The deal would give the combined T-Mobile more funds to invest in infrastructure and 5G development

4 years ago

Microchip Pays £7bn For Microsemi Amid Frenzied Start For Tech Deals

This year has seen the fastest start to tech mergers and acquisitions since 2000, the height of the dot-com bubble

4 years ago

Amazon ‘Pays $1bn’ For Smart Doorbell Maker Ring

The acquisition could boost a new Amazon service that allows couriers to deliver parcels and food orders inside of users'…

4 years ago

Vodafone & Liberty Global Discuss Asset Swap Once More

Vodafone and Virgin Media could exchange assets as more talks begin. What does this mean for Vodafone UK and Virgin…

4 years ago

Cisco Acquires Skyport As Cyber-Security Investments Continue

ANALYSIS: January continues to be a month of cyber-security startup acquisitions, as Cisco, Facebook, Amazon and Sumo Logic announce new…

4 years ago

Conditions Favorable To Make 2018 A Big Year For Security Buyouts

ANALYSIS: The new year has started off with a flurry of acquisition activity in the cyber-security space that is likely…

4 years ago

Equinix Buys Australia’s Metronode for AU$1bn

The deal gives Equinix a total of more than 200 data centres worldwide and will see it providing services to…

4 years ago

Apple Buys UK Music App Shazam For £300m

UPDATED: Apple 'confirms' acquisition of music identification app Shazam in move that could boost Apple Music

4 years ago

UK’s Imagination Technologies Set For £550m Chinese Takeover

UK's Imagination Technologies Set For £550m Chinese Takeover

4 years ago

Microsoft Boosts Azure HPC With Cycle Computing Acquisition

Microsoft hopes Cycle Computing deal will make it easier for any company to take advantage of cloud-based HPC on Azure

4 years ago

Amazon And Other Tech Giants ‘Eye’ £7bn Slack Acquisition

Slack's meteoric rise hasn't gone unnoticed as tech giants, most notably Amazon, reportedly circle

4 years ago

HPE Buys Threat Detection Specialist Niara To Boost Aruba Networks

HPE makes its third acquisition in 15 days, this time in network securitry

5 years ago

HPE Buys Billing & Metering Firm Cloud Cruiser

Acquisition happy HPE says Cloud Cruiser will help hybrid customers better plan and manage their IT spend across multiple environments

5 years ago

HPE Sells OpenStack And CloudFoundry Assets To SUSE

SUSE says HPE deal is a sign of its commitment to open source cloud infrastructure

5 years ago

Microsoft Offers Remedies To EC In Bid To Gain £21bn LinkedIn Takeover Approval

Microsoft has offered to sweeten the deal for European regulators so it can get LinkedIn approval, despite Salesforce and other…

5 years ago

Equity Firm Is Frontrunner To Buy CenturyLink Data Centres

BC Partners is in the lead to buy CenturyLink's network of data centres, according to reports

5 years ago

Salesforce Buys Marketing Data Management Start-Up Krux

The company's latest acquisition is aimed at improving customer targeting capabilities

5 years ago

SAP Buys Altiscale To Drive Big Data Push

SAP will integrate Altiscale's big data-as-a-service platform into its own software and platform portfolio

5 years ago

Google Snaps-up API.ai Startup To Boost Natural Language Capabilities

Google continues to push ahead with building out its smart software

5 years ago

Rackspace Goes Private In £3.25bn Takeover

So the rumours were true. Cloud hosting firm Rackspace is taken over by private equity firm Apollo Global Management

5 years ago

Google Buys Cloud Services Startup Orbitera

Google said it plans to continue supporting Orbitera's existing customers across multiple clouds

5 years ago

Microsoft Snaps Up UK Startup SwiftKey For £174m

Microsoft gains yet another productivity app and AI technology in SwiftKey

6 years ago

Accenture Scoops Up Dutch Cloud Team CRMWaypoint

Acquisition will go to strengthen Accenture’s ‘Cloud First’ agenda and Salesforce powers

6 years ago

NetApp Buys Flash Storage Firm SolidFire For £587m

NetApp says SolidFire takeover will allow it to offer comprehensive flash range to customers

6 years ago

Cisco Acquires UK Collaboration Firm Acano For £462m

Cisco ramps up collaboration effort with acquisition following opening of new UK office

6 years ago

Microsoft Acquires Wunderlist To-Do App

Microsoft continues its push into mobile productivity by snapping up 6Wunderkinder

6 years ago

US Firm Sues HP Over Autonomy Transactions

A small US reseller has sued HP over transactions that play a central role in HP's $5bn Autonomy lawsuit

7 years ago

BlackBerry Acquires WatchDox To Boost File Security

BlackBerry boosts security with WatchDox and new Israel R&D centre

7 years ago