Google laments missing out on GitHub
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Google laments missing out on GitHub

GitHub's acquisition could have been very different...
28 Jun 2018
Sharp to acquire Toshiba's PC business
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Sharp to acquire Toshiba's PC business

Sharp will use parent company Foxconn's manufacturing expertise to produce the PCs at a lower cost
11 Jun 2018
Dell won't sell, but may merge with VMware
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Dell won't sell, but may merge with VMware

A special committee is analysing the possible options for the tech giant
22 May 2018
iPhone manufacturer Foxconn buys Belkin for $800m
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iPhone manufacturer Foxconn buys Belkin for $800m

The Chinese giant further diversifies its business to prevent over-reliance on Apple
27 Mar 2018
The UK unicorns and how they made their first billions
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The UK unicorns and how they made their first billions

Top-level estimates suggest Europe has more than 50 unicorns with 22 of these originating in the UK
23 Mar 2018
Micro Focus suffers shares slump amid revenue fears
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Micro Focus suffers shares slump amid revenue fears

CEO Chris Hsu leaves as analyst points finger at HPE merger difficulties
19 Mar 2018
Trump blocks Broadcom's Qualcomm bid, citing security issues
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Trump blocks Broadcom's Qualcomm bid, citing security issues

President intervenes in the deal amid concerns that China could pull ahead in 5G race
13 Mar 2018
Dell weighs up IPO against VMware merger
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Dell weighs up IPO against VMware merger

Filing outlines vendor's options to return to life as a public company
5 Feb 2018
Cisco furthers multi-cloud mission with Cmpute.io
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Cisco furthers multi-cloud mission with Cmpute.io

Service will join Cisco CloudCenter, helping customers allocate workloads more effectively
11 Dec 2017
CA signposts further acquisitions over the coming year
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Business strategy

CA signposts further acquisitions over the coming year

Top execs say more purchases are on the way
15 Nov 2017
Extreme Networks buys Brocade's data centre business
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Network & Internet

Extreme Networks buys Brocade's data centre business

The purchase will help Extreme build up its wireless networking portfolio
31 Oct 2017
Western Digital acquires Upthere and Tegile Systems
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cloud computing

Western Digital acquires Upthere and Tegile Systems

The purchases will add to Western Digital's cloud-based services, including enhanced storage and big data offerings
30 Aug 2017
Mitel to acquire ShoreTel for $430 million
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Business strategy

Mitel to acquire ShoreTel for $430 million

The combined company will be the second largest UCaaS company in the world
28 Jul 2017
CA Technologies acquires Veracode to bolster DevOps security
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Business strategy

CA Technologies acquires Veracode to bolster DevOps security

CA shells out $614 million on the firm
4 Apr 2017
Mozilla picks Pocket for web recommendations
Business strategy

Mozilla picks Pocket for web recommendations

Firefox developers make first strategic acquisition
28 Feb 2017
HPE splashes the cash on security firm Niara
Business strategy

HPE splashes the cash on security firm Niara

Acquisition spree continues with mobile-IoT focused purchase
2 Feb 2017
Fitbit rumoured to be buying Pebble for a song
Mobile

Fitbit rumoured to be buying Pebble for a song

Reports suggest the troubled smartwatch firm could be sold for as little as $34 million
1 Dec 2016
Symantec snaps up LifeLock for $2.3 billion
Security

Symantec snaps up LifeLock for $2.3 billion

Security company acquires identity theft protection firm
21 Nov 2016
Salesforce CEO blames Twitter for Trump's victory
Business strategy

Salesforce CEO blames Twitter for Trump's victory

Marc Benioff reveals that shareholder pressure put kibosh on Twitter acquisition
15 Nov 2016
Microsoft buys LinkedIn
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Microsoft buys LinkedIn

Tech giant will acquire the business social network for $26.2 billion
13 Jun 2016
Trend Micro buys HP TippingPoint
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Trend Micro buys HP TippingPoint

The acquisition will allow Trend Micro to offer an integrated intrusion prevention and breach detection solution
22 Oct 2015
HP's Meg Whitman savages Dell-EMC merger
Server & storage

HP's Meg Whitman savages Dell-EMC merger

M&A advisors criticise VMware's absence from acquisition
13 Oct 2015
Verizon buys AOL for $4.4bn to take on Google
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Mobile

Verizon buys AOL for $4.4bn to take on Google

The telecoms company will use the purchase to leverage its presence in mobile video and advertising
13 May 2015
HP splashes out $3bn on network firm Aruba
Network & Internet

HP splashes out $3bn on network firm Aruba

HP plans to dominate the $18bn wireless networking market
3 Mar 2015