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
Cloudera to acquire Datacoral and Cazena before going through its own acquisition
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Acquisition

Cloudera to acquire Datacoral and Cazena before going through its own acquisition

Cloudera will gain a foothold in the self-service ‌market‌ ‌for‌ ‌public‌ ‌clouds
1 Jun 2021
Amazon boosts its streaming business with $8.45 billion MGM deal
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Amazon boosts its streaming business with $8.45 billion MGM deal

Bezos buys Bond, Bilbo Baggins, and Balboa
26 May 2021
Cisco to acquire threat intelligence provider Kenna Security
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Acquisition

Cisco to acquire threat intelligence provider Kenna Security

The deal marks Cisco's third acquisition in 2021 and the 11th since April 2020
14 May 2021
Verizon loses billions in Yahoo and AOL sale
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Acquisition

Verizon loses billions in Yahoo and AOL sale

The deal marks the end of Verizon’s attempts to break into the digital content business
3 May 2021
Panasonic finalizes deal to acquire supply chain firm Blue Yonder
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Acquisition

Panasonic finalizes deal to acquire supply chain firm Blue Yonder

The acquisition will connect Panasonic’s IoT/edge solution with Blue Yonder’s AI/ML platform
23 Apr 2021
UK intervenes in Nvidia's Arm takeover on national security grounds
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UK intervenes in Nvidia's Arm takeover on national security grounds

Digital secretary Oliver Dowden has instructed the CMA to begin a “phase one” investigation into the deal
19 Apr 2021
IBM to acquire process mining specialist myInvenio
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Acquisition

IBM to acquire process mining specialist myInvenio

The company's products are to be integrated with IBM Cloud Pak for Business Automation
15 Apr 2021
PayPal acquires cryptocurrency security startup Curv
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Acquisition

PayPal acquires cryptocurrency security startup Curv

The Tel Aviv-based firm will join PayPal's new business unit focused on blockchain and digital currencies
9 Mar 2021
DuPont acquires electronics materials manufacturer Laird Performance Materials
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Acquisition

DuPont acquires electronics materials manufacturer Laird Performance Materials

$2.3 billion deal aims to make the company a leader in high-performance computing materials
8 Mar 2021
Xero to acquire Planday for £159 million
Acquisition

Xero to acquire Planday for £159 million

The acquisition is Xero's largest purchase yet
4 Mar 2021
IT security awareness and training firm KnowBe4 acquires MediaPRO
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Acquisition

IT security awareness and training firm KnowBe4 acquires MediaPRO

Both companies specialize in security and privacy awareness and training
3 Mar 2021
Red Hat closes purchase of multi-cloud container security firm StackRox
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Red Hat closes purchase of multi-cloud container security firm StackRox

Linux firm bolsters security capabilities missing from its OpenShift Kubernetes platform
23 Feb 2021
Graphcore calls for UK regulator to block Nvidia’s Arm takeover
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Graphcore calls for UK regulator to block Nvidia’s Arm takeover

The semiconductor provider has objected to the acquisition in a 'major submission' to the UK's Competition and Markets Authority
8 Feb 2021
DXC rejects "unsolicited" Atos takeover bid
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DXC rejects "unsolicited" Atos takeover bid

The $10 billion deal could have helped the French tech company promote its presence in the US
2 Feb 2021
Red Hat acquires Kubernetes security firm StackRox
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Acquisition

Red Hat acquires Kubernetes security firm StackRox

Red Hat said it would use the deal to bolster the security of OpenShift platform
8 Jan 2021
UK competition watchdog to investigate Nvidia takeover of Arm
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UK competition watchdog to investigate Nvidia takeover of Arm

Third parties will have until 26 January to voice their concerns about the deal
7 Jan 2021
Huawei sells Honor due to 'technical equipment shortage'
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Acquisition

Huawei sells Honor due to 'technical equipment shortage'

The Chinese tech giant confirmed that the business is being sold to Shenzhen Zhixin New Information Technology
17 Nov 2020
Huawei reportedly agrees to sell Honor for £11.5 billion
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Acquisition

Huawei reportedly agrees to sell Honor for £11.5 billion

The smartphone giant is said to have struck a deal with the Shenzhen government and Digital China
10 Nov 2020
Ericsson completes Cradlepoint acquisition, bolstering 5G market share
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Acquisition

Ericsson completes Cradlepoint acquisition, bolstering 5G market share

Cradlepoint specializes in cellular connectivity, which Ericsson will leverage in the 5G wars
2 Nov 2020
US judge allows TikTok downloads to continue, for now
Acquisition

US judge allows TikTok downloads to continue, for now

November ban on US companies doing business with TikTok remains intact
28 Sep 2020
Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion
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Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion

The WAN 4G and 5G solutions provider is expected to maintain its current employees and continue to operate in its Idaho HQ
18 Sep 2020
ByteDance says China must approve Oracle's TikTok deal
Acquisition

ByteDance says China must approve Oracle's TikTok deal

ByteDance hopes to retain ownership of TikTok by partnering with Oracle
17 Sep 2020