CMA orders Facebook to sell Giphy
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CMA orders Facebook to sell Giphy

The decision concludes a ten-month long investigation into the acquisition
1 Dec 2021
Ericsson to acquire Vonage for $6.2 billion
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Ericsson to acquire Vonage for $6.2 billion

The deal is the Swedish telecom giant’s largest disclosed acquisition to date
22 Nov 2021
FTC raises concerns over Nvidia’s Arm purchase
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FTC raises concerns over Nvidia’s Arm purchase

US worries mirror concerns in UK and Europe
18 Nov 2021
UK gov orders in-depth probe into Nvidia-ARM takeover
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UK gov orders in-depth probe into Nvidia-ARM takeover

The government has ordered the CMA to carry out a "phase two" investigation on grounds of antitrust and national security
16 Nov 2021
Nitro acquires European e-sign SaaS provider Connective
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Nitro acquires European e-sign SaaS provider Connective

The deal should propel Nitro into the top three enterprise e-signing providers worldwide
10 Nov 2021
Jacobs to acquire analytics firm BlackLynx
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Jacobs to acquire analytics firm BlackLynx

The acquisition will strengthen Jacobs’ cyber intelligence and digital capabilities
1 Nov 2021
PayPal dismisses $45 billion Pinterest takeover as "market rumour"
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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
Twitter sells mobile ad unit for triple its original value
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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
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
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
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
BlueHalo to acquire Intelligent Automation Inc
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BlueHalo to acquire Intelligent Automation Inc

IAI’s acquisition will help BlueHalo expand its national security services
19 Aug 2021
Nexperia completes takeover of UK's largest semiconductor firm
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Nexperia completes takeover of UK's largest semiconductor firm

This comes after Boris Johnson ordered a security review into the Chinese-owned firm's deal to buy Newport Wafer Fab
17 Aug 2021
Facebook may be forced to abandon Giphy acquisition following CMA report
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Facebook may be forced to abandon Giphy acquisition following CMA report

The watchdog said the $400 million takeover will "negatively impact competition between social media platforms"
13 Aug 2021
Former Imagination Technologies CEO considers bid for Welsh semiconductor plant
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Former Imagination Technologies CEO considers bid for Welsh semiconductor plant

Ron Black is part of a consortium that is interested in buying the plant off of Nexperia, as the UK government investigates whether to allow the deal …
12 Aug 2021
Nextech AR to acquire spatial computing firm ARWAY
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Acquisition

Nextech AR to acquire spatial computing firm ARWAY

The acquisition will help Nextech position itself as a metaverse company
10 Aug 2021