Oracle to buy Cerner for $28.3bn
Cerner is a provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems.
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Review of 2021: The ICT industry continues to surprise
The international market was dominated by the increasing involvement of the investment community in the ICT sector, with a feverish merger/acquisition scene.
Synnex, Tech Data complete $7.2bn merger
The combined entity, now called TD Synnex, becomes the industry’s largest IT distributor, reaching over 100 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Optis Wireless Technology takes bite out of Apple
A US jury has awarded the company and several related firms $300 million in damages after a second patent trial against Apple.
Salesforce takes up the Slack
The company has closed its $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack.
International anti-trust watchdogs on guard
The big tech players are under scrutiny as separate investigations get under way by Britain’s competition watchdog, Germany's anti-trust watchdog and the European Union.
Amazon likes it shaken, not stirred
Amazon.com is buying MGM, the US movie studio home to the James Bond franchise, for $8.45 billion.
Accenture dominates in spending spree
The company acquired Cirrus, fable+, GRA and REPL Group, and has agreed to buy Cygni and Pollux.
2021 trends: Gearing up for acceleration and uncertainty
How to become resilient in the face of uncertainty is the golden thread that will define the months to come.
Oracle set to bust a move
The company is expected to agree to a deal for a stake in TikTok’s US operations.
SoftBank pumps billions into world’s major tech firms
Adobe, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, Nvidia, PayPal and Zoom are among the 25 companies into which SoftBank has invested a total of $3.9 billion.