mergers and acquisitions

SolarWinds acquires federal services provider Monalytic
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mergers and acquisitions

SolarWinds acquires federal services provider Monalytic

The deal builds on a long-term partnership and will help create enhanced IT management and security services for federal clients
20 Jan 2022
FireEye and McAfee Enterprise relaunch as Trellix
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FireEye and McAfee Enterprise relaunch as Trellix

The new pure-play cyber security firm’s platform combines automation, machine learning, and threat intelligence
19 Jan 2022
Microsoft buys game developer Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Microsoft buys game developer Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

The surprise acquisition will make Microsoft the third-largest gaming company in the world
18 Jan 2022
Nvidia acquires HPC cluster management firm Bright Computing
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Acquisition

Nvidia acquires HPC cluster management firm Bright Computing

The Amsterdam-based company will help Nvidia to expand its accelerated computing portfolio
11 Jan 2022
Nvidia warns rivals are exploiting uncertainty surrounding Arm’s future
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mergers and acquisitions

Nvidia warns rivals are exploiting uncertainty surrounding Arm’s future

The company claims Intel and AMD have been getting ahead due to the drawn-out regulatory process
11 Jan 2022
The most significant industry moves of 2021
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mergers and acquisitions

The most significant industry moves of 2021

From Intel to Salesforce, we look back at the mergers, acquisitions and strategical shifts that shaped the last 12 months
26 Dec 2021
Oracle buys healthcare company Cerner for $28.3 billion
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Oracle buys healthcare company Cerner for $28.3 billion

The enterprise software company is aiming to use the acquisition as its anchor asset into the healthcare sector
21 Dec 2021
Oracle to acquire health records business Cerner in $30 billion deal
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mergers and acquisitions

Oracle to acquire health records business Cerner in $30 billion deal

The deal would become the company's largest acquisition to date
17 Dec 2021
Alphabet to fold smart city firm Sidewalk Labs into Google
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Alphabet to fold smart city firm Sidewalk Labs into Google

Smart city platform to be incorporated into Google's sustainability products
17 Dec 2021
UK antitrust regulator to probe Microsoft's Nuance takeover
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UK antitrust regulator to probe Microsoft's Nuance takeover

The CMA says it will assess whether the merger is worthy of a full investigation
14 Dec 2021
Virgin Media O2 completes gigabit upgrade
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broadband

Virgin Media O2 completes gigabit upgrade

This makes it the only UK operator to have rolled out gigabit speeds across its entire network
7 Dec 2021
Samsung to merge mobile and electronics businesses in major refshuffle
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Samsung to merge mobile and electronics businesses in major refshuffle

The reorganisation also includes two new CEO appointments as Samsung looks to strengthen its business competitiveness
7 Dec 2021
FTC sues to block Nvidia's Arm acquisition
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FTC sues to block Nvidia's Arm acquisition

Deal for the UK-based chipmaker is now subject to an administrative trial in August 2022
3 Dec 2021
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
EU reveals plans to protect whistleblowers from punishment in new legislation
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Policy & legislation

EU reveals plans to protect whistleblowers from punishment in new legislation

Digital Markets Act aims to strengthen internal markets, prevent misuse of personal data, and impose massive fines on companies
24 Nov 2021
Retail giant Schwarz Group snaps up Israeli cyber security startup XM Cyber
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Retail giant Schwarz Group snaps up Israeli cyber security startup XM Cyber

The startup will help support a planned expansion of the group's digital business
23 Nov 2021
Ericsson to acquire Vonage for $6.2 billion
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Acquisition

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
Spotify to expand into audiobooks with Findaway acquisition
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mergers and acquisitions

Spotify to expand into audiobooks with Findaway acquisition

Company aims to build on recent success by capitalising on a rapidly growing market
12 Nov 2021
Nitro acquires European e-sign SaaS provider Connective
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Acquisition

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
Investor group snaps up McAfee for $14 billion
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Investor group snaps up McAfee for $14 billion

The cyber security firm is to be taken private just a year after it returned to the stock market
9 Nov 2021
GitHub CEO Nat Friedman to step down
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Careers & training

GitHub CEO Nat Friedman to step down

Chief product officer Thomas Dohmke, who led Microsoft's acquisition of GitHub, will take over as CEO
4 Nov 2021