JFrog acquires Upswift for edge-based DevOps expansion
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mergers and acquisitions

JFrog acquires Upswift for edge-based DevOps expansion

Upswift's tool will extend JFrog's DevOps pipeline to IoT devices
13 Sep 2021
Booz Allen acquires cyber security firm Tracepoint
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Acquisition

Booz Allen acquires cyber security firm Tracepoint

The acquisition will strengthen Booz Allen’s foothold in the private cyber security market
13 Sep 2021
Microsoft acquires video-editing platform Clipchamp
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Acquisition

Microsoft acquires video-editing platform Clipchamp

The Australian in-browser tool will become part of Office 365
8 Sep 2021
Australia’s TechnologyOne acquires Cambridge-based education software firm Scientia
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Acquisition

Australia’s TechnologyOne acquires Cambridge-based education software firm Scientia

Around half of all UK higher education institutions currently use Scientia products
3 Sep 2021
Mavenir acquires CPaaS provider Telestax
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communications

Mavenir acquires CPaaS provider Telestax

Telestax will add new capabilities to Mavenir’s SaaS offering
25 Aug 2021
BlueHalo to acquire Intelligent Automation Inc
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Acquisition

BlueHalo to acquire Intelligent Automation Inc

IAI’s acquisition will help BlueHalo expand its national security services
19 Aug 2021
Nexperia completes takeover of UK's largest semiconductor firm
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mergers and acquisitions

Nexperia completes takeover of UK's largest semiconductor firm

This comes after Boris Johnson ordered a security review into the Chinese-owned firm's deal to buy Newport Wafer Fab
17 Aug 2021
Facebook may be forced to abandon Giphy acquisition following CMA report
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Acquisition

Facebook may be forced to abandon Giphy acquisition following CMA report

The watchdog said the $400 million takeover will "negatively impact competition between social media platforms"
13 Aug 2021
Former Imagination Technologies CEO considers bid for Welsh semiconductor plant
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Acquisition

Former Imagination Technologies CEO considers bid for Welsh semiconductor plant

Ron Black is part of a consortium that is interested in buying the plant off of Nexperia, as the UK government investigates whether to allow the deal …
12 Aug 2021
Nextech AR to acquire spatial computing firm ARWAY
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Acquisition

Nextech AR to acquire spatial computing firm ARWAY

The acquisition will help Nextech position itself as a metaverse company
10 Aug 2021
Deloitte Canada acquires Applied AI firm Dataperformers
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Acquisition

Deloitte Canada acquires Applied AI firm Dataperformers

The acquisition marks Deloitte Canada’s fourth acquisition in six months
4 Aug 2021
UK gov considers blocking Nvidia's takeover of Arm
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Acquisition

UK gov considers blocking Nvidia's takeover of Arm

Officials are said to be responding to a recent investigation from the Competition Markets Authority
4 Aug 2021
Hootsuite acquires conversational AI startup Heyday
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Hootsuite acquires conversational AI startup Heyday

The deal marks Hootsuite’s second acquisition in 2021
3 Aug 2021
MuleSoft buys automation company Servicetrace
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Acquisition

MuleSoft buys automation company Servicetrace

Salesforce-owned API-building company snaps up complementary automation technology
2 Aug 2021
Visa to acquire cross-border payments expert Currencycloud
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Acquisition

Visa to acquire cross-border payments expert Currencycloud

Currencycloud lets users track foreign exchange transactions in real time
22 Jul 2021
PM asks for review of Chinese investment in Welsh semiconductor plant
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Acquisition

PM asks for review of Chinese investment in Welsh semiconductor plant

Nexperia announced on Tuesday that it had obtained 100% ownership of Newport Wafer Fab
8 Jul 2021
Zoom acquires AI translation startup Kites
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Acquisition

Zoom acquires AI translation startup Kites

Kites' technology will be used to provide Zoom users with real-time, multi-language translation capabilities
29 Jun 2021
AWS buys encrypted messaging app Wickr
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Acquisition

AWS buys encrypted messaging app Wickr

Wickr keeps communication secure as more workers shift to remote working
25 Jun 2021
Visa acquires Swedish fintech Tink for €1.8 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Visa acquires Swedish fintech Tink for €1.8 billion

The financial giant is buying the startup to help accelerate the adoption of open banking
24 Jun 2021
Hyundai completes Boston Dynamics acquisition
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Hyundai completes Boston Dynamics acquisition

US robotics company will complement Hyundai's AI expertise
21 Jun 2021
Siemens acquires Nextflow Software to simplify engineering design simulations
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Acquisition

Siemens acquires Nextflow Software to simplify engineering design simulations

Nextflow's meshless CFD technology allows quick and accurate analysis of transient flows and motion in gas-liquid systems
4 Jun 2021
Cloudera to acquire Datacoral and Cazena before going through its own acquisition
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Acquisition

Cloudera to acquire Datacoral and Cazena before going through its own acquisition

Cloudera will gain a foothold in the self-service ‌market‌ ‌for‌ ‌public‌ ‌clouds
1 Jun 2021
Amazon boosts its streaming business with $8.45 billion MGM deal
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Amazon boosts its streaming business with $8.45 billion MGM deal

Bezos buys Bond, Bilbo Baggins, and Balboa
26 May 2021