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IBM makes healthy purchases

The company makes a powerful move into the healthcare sector with the acquisitions of Explorys and Phytel.

Informatica goes private

In the largest leverage buyout deal this year, Permira Advisors and Canada Plan Investment Board buy Informatica for $5.3 billion.

Hutchison Whampoa makes £10.3bn purchase

The acquisition of O2 will see it merge with Three, Hutchison Whampoa's existing British carrier.

LinkedIn careers ahead

The company acquires Careerify, a Canadian start-up that will help automate the referrals process using big data.

Alibaba invests in Snapchat

The Chinese e-commerce giant's $200 million investment sees Snapchat's value increase to $15 billion.

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