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Acquisition

Amazon to offer Zoox employees $100 million in stock to stay

Amazon could walk away from deal if too many Zoox employees turn down job offers
10 Jul 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Intel invests in Indian telcom giant Jio Platforms

The US chipmaker buys a $253 million stake in Jio Platforms, joining Facebook and others
6 Jul 2020
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VMware to acquire disaster recovery specialist Datrium

Datrium’s DRaaS will contribute to VMware’s Site Recovery solutions by providing “a cost-optimised option”
2 Jul 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Google buys smart glasses startup North

The tech giant is looking to add more to its 'ambient technology' portfolio
1 Jul 2020
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Acquisition

Uber reportedly in talks to buy Postmates in $2.6 billion deal

Sources say that a deal between Uber and Postmates could be announced soon
30 Jun 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Apple acquires enterprise security company Fleetsmith

Firm offers management and security services that allow users to oversee their fleet of enterprise devices
25 Jun 2020
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Toshiba to offload memory chip unit

The firm will gradually unwind its stake in Kioxia Holdings as it looks to escape the volatile semiconductor market
22 Jun 2020
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Novetta buys software engineering firm WaveStrike

The acquisition will strengthen customer position and create new opportunities for WaveStrike employees
15 Jun 2020
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IBM acquires compliance security company Spanugo

Strategic acquisition of Spanugo enables IBM to deliver secure public cloud capabilities to clients in highly regulated industries
15 Jun 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Just Eat Takeaway to purchase Grubhub for $7.3B

“I am excited that we can create the world’s largest food delivery business outside China,” says Just Eat Takeaway CEO Jitse Groen
11 Jun 2020
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VMware ‘prepares to cut jobs’ after snapping up Lastline

The acquisition feeds into the cloud giant’s long-term security vision, but staff count at the small firm could be reduced by 40%
5 Jun 2020
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startups

UK government to protect tech firms from foreign takeovers

The proposed bill is thought to be aimed at Chinese venture capitalists
2 Jun 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Cisco acquires ThousandEyes in an estimated $1 billion deal

The acquisition is to strengthen Cisco’s expansion into software
29 May 2020
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Acquisition

Industry analysts predict a surge small tech acquisitions

Larger tech firms are expected to begin scooping up struggling startups
22 May 2020
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VMware to acquire Kubernetes security firm Octarine

The technology will be bundled into Carbon Black as part of the company’s long-term security vision
14 May 2020
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Infrastructure

O2 and Virgin Media merger to create £10bn in UK investment

The converged platform is expected to deliver synergies valued at £6.2bn
7 May 2020
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cloud computing

Splunk is now available on Google Cloud in beta

Partnership is aimed at organisations that want faster analytical decisions from large datasets
6 May 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Nvidia set to acquire data centre outfit Cumulus Networks

Details of the deal haven't been announced but could be in the hundreds of millions
5 May 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Kingstown Partners Master files securities fraud complaint against DXC Technologies

DXC Technologies accused of misleading registration statement during merger
3 Apr 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Xerox officially drops hostile bid for HP amid coronavirus crisis

Firm withdraws its $35 billion offer due to market turmoil caused by COVID-19
1 Apr 2020
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Microsoft sets sights on 5G with Affirmed Networks acquisition

The Redmond company hopes 5G will help bolster its cloud and telecoms sector reach
27 Mar 2020
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HP claims Xerox takeover would be "disastrous" during coronavirus crisis

HP uses the cover of COVID-19 to encourage shareholders to shut the door on Xerox's hostile takeover
26 Mar 2020
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BT to sell off French business to Computacenter

The deal is still subject to regulation and coronavirus guidance, but BT hopes it will go through by the end of the year
25 Mar 2020