Broadcom spends $18.9bn on CA Technologies

In what has been described as the weirdest acquisition to date, analysts say the deal will muddle the chipmaker's strategic focus.

Yesterday

Who will be the WhatsApp of remittances?

It's clear the ingredients are ready for long-overdue disruption in the remittances space, resulting in competition and eventual commoditisation.

Thursday

Dell back on track

The company will buy the tracking stock of VMware in a cash and stock deal, ending a months-long review of its business.

9 Jul

Weaponising Twitter

Twitter has become a place where politicians attack each other, but what impact do these interactions have on you and me?

6 Jul

Apple, Samsung find closure

The companies settle a seven-year patent dispute over allegations that Samsung violated Apple patents.

2 Jul

Are millennial myths hurting your business?

Stereotyping millennials has become its own industry, and it's time to put a stop to it.

26 Jun

Verscend buys Cotiviti

The portfolio company of private equity firm Veritas Capital bought Cotiviti Holdings for $4.9 billion.

25 Jun

AT&T/Time Warner deal gets thumbs up

A federal judge rules AT&T can proceed with its $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner without any conditions.

18 Jun

It's not who you know, it's how many you can connect

With today's digital tools, harnessing the power of the network effect can yield more reach and value.

Jun 12, 2018

Still big spending on smartphones

South Africans bought 3.2 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2018, a 12.4% increase year-on-year.

Jun 11, 2018

KKR buys BMC

The acquisition, led by Bain Capital Private Equity and Golden Gate Capital, resulted in a deal worth $8.5 billion.

Jun 4, 2018

Sharing isn't just caring, it's good business

While the sharing economy is nothing new to SA, culturally and economically, we're the perfect fit for sharing platforms.

May 30, 2018

Sony pumps up the volume

The company bought EMI Music Publishing for $2.3 billion, becoming the world's largest music publisher.

May 28, 2018

Boost for African digital payments

A private investment firm spends $47.5 million on a stake in Kenyan digital payments firm Cellulant.

May 21, 2018

Vodafone Group takes Europe by storm

The company bought Liberty Global's assets in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania for $21.8 billion.

May 14, 2018