Facebook acquires GIPHY for a reported $400 million
Acquisition

Facebook acquires GIPHY for a reported $400 million

Facebook to bring GIPHY into the Instagram team
18 May 2020
Apple confirms acquisition of virtual reality company NextVR
Acquisition

Apple confirms acquisition of virtual reality company NextVR

NextVR states it's "heading in a new direction" on its website
15 May 2020
Intel acquires Moovit in bid to advance robotaxi plans
Acquisition

Intel acquires Moovit in bid to advance robotaxi plans

Chipmaker confirms $900 million takeover of Israeli urban transit data startup
5 May 2020
Accenture makes its third acquisition of 2020 with Revolutionary Security buy
Acquisition

Accenture makes its third acquisition of 2020 with Revolutionary Security buy

Accenture continues its massive expansion through another acquisition
14 Apr 2020
Twitter, Silver Lake and Elliott Management partner up
Business

Twitter, Silver Lake and Elliott Management partner up

Could Jack Dorsey’s job be on the line?
10 Mar 2020
Microsoft acquires Mover to ease cloud-based data migration
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Acquisition

Microsoft acquires Mover to ease cloud-based data migration

Canada-based startup adds to tech giant's growing acquisition list of cloud specialists
22 Oct 2019
Commvault’s Hedvig takeover feeds into 'data brain' plans
mergers and acquisitions

Commvault’s Hedvig takeover feeds into 'data brain' plans

Technology from the software-defined storage firm will be merged with Commvault’s data management portfolio
17 Oct 2019
McDonald's orders up an AI startup to boost drive-thru tech
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Business strategy

McDonald's orders up an AI startup to boost drive-thru tech

This latest acquisition will help the company establish a Silicon Valley-based R&D facility
12 Sep 2019
Microsoft snaps up cloud migration specialist
Cloud

Microsoft snaps up cloud migration specialist

Seattle-based Movere becomes the third cloud company to join Azure since July
5 Sep 2019
Wise investments or a waste of everyone’s time?
businessman confused or unsure about money and investment
Acquisition

Wise investments or a waste of everyone’s time?

Is selling off just selling out, or are acquisitions a smart move for all parties?
30 Aug 2019
Carbon Black execs reveal post-acquisition plans
Acquisition

Carbon Black execs reveal post-acquisition plans

Security firm's CEO and CTO talk integration, growth and Gelsinger
28 Aug 2019
Why VMware is acquiring Pivotal and Carbon Black
Acquisition

Why VMware is acquiring Pivotal and Carbon Black

A surprise announcement on Thursday evening sees the company boost its security and container credentials
23 Aug 2019
Dead unicorns, golden oldies and an expensive week in tech
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Acquisition

Dead unicorns, golden oldies and an expensive week in tech

The football transfer window may now be closed, but in the world of tech, multi-million pound deals are still flowing
9 Aug 2019
Broadcom 'set to acquire Symantec's enterprise business'
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Acquisition

Broadcom 'set to acquire Symantec's enterprise business'

Confirmation of $10bn acquisition could come as early as this evening, according to reports
8 Aug 2019
Why HPE has swallowed MapR’s assets
Merger and acquisition concept
Acquisition

Why HPE has swallowed MapR’s assets

The company continues to build its AI and big data credentials in a mutually beneficial deal
6 Aug 2019
Apple to acquire Intel's 5G technology
Chip
Acquisition

Apple to acquire Intel's 5G technology

The deal is set to be finalised at the end of 2019 as Intel switches focus to non-smartphone modems
26 Jul 2019
How AI can simplify mergers and acquisitions
Merger and acquisition concept
Acquisition

How AI can simplify mergers and acquisitions

Artificial intelligence can help speed up M&A drudge work, but it's no cure-all
3 Jul 2019
IBM's acquisition of Red Hat to win EU approval
Acquisition

IBM's acquisition of Red Hat to win EU approval

The deal will be the biggest software acquisition in history if approved on 27 June
20 Jun 2019
Why HPE’s acquisition of Aruba has been a standout success
Aruba Networks Headquarters
Acquisition

Why HPE’s acquisition of Aruba has been a standout success

The “reverse integration” of two networking teams continues to yield hefty rewards four years on
14 Jun 2019
Why did HPE buy Cray?
Acquisition

Why did HPE buy Cray?

Is the tech giant branching out into new areas, or consolidating an existing strategy?
20 May 2019
HPE acquires Cray for $1.3 billion
Supercomputer
Business strategy

HPE acquires Cray for $1.3 billion

The acquisition of the supercomputer giant signals a more focused approach to HPE's high-performance computing arm
17 May 2019
Brexit to blame for fintech talent shortage, report finds
Business strategy

Brexit to blame for fintech talent shortage, report finds

The number of tech graduates from France and Germany in the UK has 'decreased significantly' since the initial Brexit vote
19 Mar 2019
Dell will go public again on 28 December
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Acquisition

Dell will go public again on 28 December

Majority of investors vote in favour of deal that closes on 28 December
12 Dec 2018
IBM sells software portfolio to HCL for $1.8 billion
Business strategy

IBM sells software portfolio to HCL for $1.8 billion

The seven products including Unica and Notes represent a $50 billion market
7 Dec 2018