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PayPal dismisses $45 billion Pinterest takeover as "market rumour"
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Acquisition

PayPal dismisses $45 billion Pinterest takeover as "market rumour"

The online payments provider said it is not looking to acquire the company "at this time"
25 Oct 2021
Alation acquires data insights firm Lyngo Analytics
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Alation acquires data insights firm Lyngo Analytics

The acquisition will strengthen Alation's data intelligence capabilities
15 Oct 2021
Microsoft to acquire goal-tracking startup Ally
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Microsoft to acquire goal-tracking startup Ally

The Seattle-based company's software will be integrated into Microsoft's Viva platform
8 Oct 2021
Twitter sells mobile ad unit for triple its original value
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Acquisition

Twitter sells mobile ad unit for triple its original value

The sale will allow the tech giant to focus on its plans of doubling its revenue in 2023 to $7.5 billion
7 Oct 2021
Databricks acquires bamboolib creator 8080 Labs
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Databricks acquires bamboolib creator 8080 Labs

The acquisition will strengthen Databricks’ low-code/no-code offerings
6 Oct 2021
BMC acquires data integration firm StreamWeaver
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BMC acquires data integration firm StreamWeaver

The acquisition strengthens BMC's AIOps capabilities
1 Oct 2021
Five9 stockholders veto Zoom's $14.7 billion takeover offer
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Five9 stockholders veto Zoom's $14.7 billion takeover offer

The deal was voted down in a Five9 shareholder meeting on Thursday
1 Oct 2021
Akamai to acquire cyber security firm Guardicore
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Akamai to acquire cyber security firm Guardicore

Guardicore’s micro-segmentation solution will add to Akamai’s Zero Trust Security portfolio
29 Sep 2021
LG continues automotive pivot with $240 million Cybellum acquisition
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LG continues automotive pivot with $240 million Cybellum acquisition

The Israeli startup detects vulnerabilities in automotive hardware and software services using digital twins
23 Sep 2021
Half of UK premises now have access to gigabit broadband
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Half of UK premises now have access to gigabit broadband

The UK could reach 65% to 68% gigabit coverage by early 2022, according to ThinkBroadband
21 Sep 2021
Citrix mulling potential sale after tumultuous 2021
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Citrix mulling potential sale after tumultuous 2021

Share prices have tumbled due to consecutive quarters of "mixed" financial results
15 Sep 2021
Intuit plans end-to-end SMB platform after $12 billion Mailchimp acquisition
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Intuit plans end-to-end SMB platform after $12 billion Mailchimp acquisition

The firm wants to give customers a full suite of tools to manage their businesses, from marketing to accounting
14 Sep 2021
JFrog acquires Upswift for edge-based DevOps expansion
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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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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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Microsoft acquires video-editing platform Clipchamp

The Australian in-browser tool will become part of Office 365
8 Sep 2021
PayPal to acquire Japanese firm Paidy for $2.7 billion
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PayPal to acquire Japanese firm Paidy for $2.7 billion

Following Square's acquisition of AfterPay, the BNPL market is garnering interest from industry heavyweights
8 Sep 2021
Australia’s TechnologyOne acquires Cambridge-based education software firm Scientia
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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
IT Pro News In Review: Nvidia-Arm deal in doubt, UK's post-Brexit data strategy, and massive data leak hits Microsoft Power Apps
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IT Pro News In Review: Nvidia-Arm deal in doubt, UK's post-Brexit data strategy, and massive data leak hits Microsoft Power Apps

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
27 Aug 2021
Western Digital in merger talks with former Toshiba chip subsidiary Kioxia
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Western Digital in merger talks with former Toshiba chip subsidiary Kioxia

Deal to join Kioxia could create a manufacturing giant in the NAND flash storage market
26 Aug 2021
Mavenir acquires CPaaS provider Telestax
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Mavenir acquires CPaaS provider Telestax

Telestax will add new capabilities to Mavenir’s SaaS offering
25 Aug 2021
Renewable energy: What works and what's on the way?
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Renewable energy: What works and what's on the way?

How zero-carbon technology is now attracting M&A interest
23 Aug 2021
Green deals: The role of sustainability in M&A
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Green deals: The role of sustainability in M&A

What a global pandemic is teaching us about potential for sustainable M&A
23 Aug 2021
Nvidia-ARM deal in danger as CMA raises ‘serious’ competition concerns
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Nvidia-ARM deal in danger as CMA raises ‘serious’ competition concerns

The regulator is worried the joint entity will restrict access of Nvidia’s rivals to Arm’s IP
23 Aug 2021