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
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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
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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
SAP buys automation specialist Contextor to boost S/4HANA
acquisition
Acquisition

SAP buys automation specialist Contextor to boost S/4HANA

Contextor's RPA tech will be integrated into SAP's Leonardo Machine Learning range
21 Nov 2018
Firms earmark £110m injection to create hundreds of jobs
Tech investment
public sector

Firms earmark £110m injection to create hundreds of jobs

Overseas investment will create hundreds of posts across the UK in FinTech, AI and engineering sectors
12 Nov 2018
Cloudera and Hortonworks announce $5.2bn merger
Acquisition

Cloudera and Hortonworks announce $5.2bn merger

The companies hope to maintain profitability by offering an all-encompassing open source platform
4 Oct 2018
Cisco to buy Duo Security for $2.4bn
Acquisition

Cisco to buy Duo Security for $2.4bn

The two-factor authentication provider will integrate its software-as-a-service model into Cisco's products
3 Aug 2018
Google laments missing out on GitHub
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Acquisition

Google laments missing out on GitHub

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

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
Acquisition

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
Acquisition

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
Acquisition

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
Acquisition

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