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Rackspace Hosting goes private

Apollo Global Management has bought the company for $4.3 billion.

Twitch buys Curse

Amazon's game streaming service Twitch bought gaming content and resource platform Curse.

Should body shaming be an Olympic sport?

With so many people passing online comments on the bodies of Olympic athletes, perhaps body shaming should become an event of its own.

Didi, Uber merge in China

The deal gives Uber a 20% stake and creates a combined entity valued at $35 billion.

Multibillion-dollar deals abound

The chequebooks were out this week, as deals went down with Verizon/Yahoo, Analog Devices/Linear Technology and Oracle/NetSuite.

Softbank pays arm and leg for ARM

The company spends £24.3 billion to acquire the UK-based chip designer.

Tencent calls the tune

The company pays $2.7 billion for a majority stake in China Music Corporation.

The comeback kid

Pokémon Go brings a struggling Nintendo back to life. But it's not the first time it has had to be resuscitated.

Polycom plays the field

The company cancelled its merger deal with Mitel in favour of a $2 billion rival bid from Siris Capital.

HPE defeats Oracle

HP Enterprise has been awarded $3 billion in its Itanium legal battle with Oracle.


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