Columnists

Even when it's boring, Apple's still on top of the world

Complain about the lack of Jobs-era product design all you want; whatever Apple is doing is clearly working.

Wednesday

Renesas buys Integrated Device Tech for $6.7bn

This is the company's second major acquisition as it deepens its push into semiconductors for self-driving cars.

Monday

Jack Ma steps down

Alibaba's co-founder and executive chairman intends to pursue philanthropic endeavours in education.

10 Sep

Is data and dating a match made in heaven?

Data could be used to avoid the pitfalls online dating has been criticised for in the past, to provide a more honest assessment of a potential match.

5 Sep

Apple explores augmented reality

The company buys Akonia Holographics, a six-year-old maker of displays for augmented reality glasses.

3 Sep

Be like the iguana to survive in business

In every industry, organisations are facing changing ecosystems, invasive species and the destruction of existing habitats.

Aug 21, 2018

Accenture buys Mindtribe, Pillar

The company bought hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and smart embedded software company Pillar Technology.

Aug 20, 2018

Dun & Bradstreet goes private

CC Capital, Cannae Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H Lee Partners acquired the data and analytics company for $5.3 billion.

Aug 13, 2018

The power of tactile

Digital is about to go more than skin deep with haptic technology.

Aug 8, 2018

A week for shopping

ARM Holdings, Cisco, HP, Mimecast and Nutanix all made acquisitions during a busy week.

Aug 6, 2018

Qualcomm to scrap $44bn deal

Failure to secure approval of its purchase of NXP in China makes the deal one of the most prominent victims of spiralling US-China trade tension.

Jul 30, 2018

EU hits Google with record anti-trust fine

The $5.06 billion fine imposed by the European Union could loosen Google's grip on mobile phones, its biggest growth engine.

Jul 23, 2018