mergers and acquisitions

Infostretch and Automation Anywhere join forces to deliver hyperautomation
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mergers and acquisitions

Infostretch and Automation Anywhere join forces to deliver hyperautomation

New deal will help organizations establish RPA centers of excellence
3 Aug 2021
Hootsuite acquires conversational AI startup Heyday
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Hootsuite acquires conversational AI startup Heyday

The deal marks Hootsuite’s second acquisition in 2021
3 Aug 2021
MuleSoft buys automation company Servicetrace
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Acquisition

MuleSoft buys automation company Servicetrace

Salesforce-owned API-building company snaps up complementary automation technology
2 Aug 2021
Square to acquire Afterpay for $29 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Square to acquire Afterpay for $29 billion

Jack Dorsey’s digital payments platform deal considered Australia's largest-ever business acquisition
2 Aug 2021
Visa to acquire cross-border payments expert Currencycloud
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Acquisition

Visa to acquire cross-border payments expert Currencycloud

Currencycloud lets users track foreign exchange transactions in real time
22 Jul 2021
Salesforce's $28bn Slack acquisition: What's next for workplace collaboration?
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collaboration

Salesforce's $28bn Slack acquisition: What's next for workplace collaboration?

The CRM giant looks to rewrite the rules of work while expanding cross-business collaboration
22 Jul 2021
IBM records strongest revenue growth in three years
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business management

IBM records strongest revenue growth in three years

The tech giant has reported a 3% increase with $18.7 billion in revenues for the second quarter of 2021
20 Jul 2021
Capgemini to acquire Australian cloud services provider for $233 million
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digital transformation

Capgemini to acquire Australian cloud services provider for $233 million

The company believes this will bolster its operations in Australia and New Zealand
19 Jul 2021
Zoom to buy Five9 for $14.7 billion in largest acquisition yet
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mergers and acquisitions

Zoom to buy Five9 for $14.7 billion in largest acquisition yet

The deal, which will see the CCaaS service integrated into Zoom, is the second-biggest tech takeover of 2021
19 Jul 2021
IBM acquires hybrid data firm Bluetab Solutions
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mergers and acquisitions

IBM acquires hybrid data firm Bluetab Solutions

Madrid-based consultancy will help IBM capitalise on opportunities within the market for data services
15 Jul 2021
Avast and Norton in talks over multi-billion dollar merger
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cyber security

Avast and Norton in talks over multi-billion dollar merger

The two competitors could join forces to become the biggest name in the consumer security market
15 Jul 2021
Microsoft acquires threat intelligence startup RiskIQ
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mergers and acquisitions

Microsoft acquires threat intelligence startup RiskIQ

The tech giant's latest security-oriented move follows its MITRE partnership and ReFirm purchase
13 Jul 2021
IBM snaps up DevOps services specialist BoxBoat
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DevOps

IBM snaps up DevOps services specialist BoxBoat

BoxBoat brings security focus to cloud-native development teams
9 Jul 2021
PM asks for review of Chinese investment in Welsh semiconductor plant
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Acquisition

PM asks for review of Chinese investment in Welsh semiconductor plant

Nexperia announced on Tuesday that it had obtained 100% ownership of Newport Wafer Fab
8 Jul 2021
Jim Whitehurst stands down as IBM president
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cloud computing

Jim Whitehurst stands down as IBM president

The former Red Hat CEO spent just 14 months in the role
6 Jul 2021
HPE acquires Zerto for $374 million
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platform as a service (PaaS)

HPE acquires Zerto for $374 million

Zerto will be positioned inside HPE's Storage business, available as a service through GreenLake
2 Jul 2021
AWS buys encrypted messaging app Wickr
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Acquisition

AWS buys encrypted messaging app Wickr

Wickr keeps communication secure as more workers shift to remote working
25 Jun 2021
Visa acquires Swedish fintech Tink for €1.8 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Visa acquires Swedish fintech Tink for €1.8 billion

The financial giant is buying the startup to help accelerate the adoption of open banking
24 Jun 2021
HPE bolsters HPC business with Determined AI acquisition
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mergers and acquisitions

HPE bolsters HPC business with Determined AI acquisition

The four-year-old startup will join the company's high-performance computing business unit
21 Jun 2021
Virgin Media O2 doubles broadband speeds for SMBs
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broadband

Virgin Media O2 doubles broadband speeds for SMBs

The changes will be made at no extra cost to customers to help them "bounce back from the pandemic”
21 Jun 2021
OnePlus CEO hints at potential merger with Oppo
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mergers and acquisitions

OnePlus CEO hints at potential merger with Oppo

The independent companies have become more entwined in recent years with “deeper integration” on the horizon
18 Jun 2021
Qualcomm wants a stake in Arm if Nvidia takeover fails
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mergers and acquisitions

Qualcomm wants a stake in Arm if Nvidia takeover fails

Incoming CEO proposes an IPO investment as regulators continue to probe Nvidia's acquisition plans
14 Jun 2021
Siemens acquires Nextflow Software to simplify engineering design simulations
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Acquisition

Siemens acquires Nextflow Software to simplify engineering design simulations

Nextflow's meshless CFD technology allows quick and accurate analysis of transient flows and motion in gas-liquid systems
4 Jun 2021