Paul Booth

Nvidia beats Intel to the chase

The company acquires its peer, Mellanox Technologies, for $6.9 billion, thwarting Intel's offer for Mellanox.


Accenture buys three more companies

Ireland-based Enterprise System Partners, Danish firm Hjaltelin Stahl and What If join the Accenture family.


Ireland targets Facebook

Facebook faces 10 investigations by Ireland's privacy regulator.

25 Feb

Pinterest goes public

The online image search platform files confidentially for a US initial public offering and is looking for a valuation of $12 billion.

Feb 18, 2019

EU plays hardball with tech giants

Google, Amazon and other tech firms will have to tell companies how they rank their own or rival products on their platforms, according to new €EU rules.

Feb 11, 2019

Team work boosts Telkom Kenya

Bharti Airtel's Kenyan unit will combine with Telkom Kenya, creating the second-largest telecoms operator in the East African nation.

Feb 4, 2019

US charges Huawei with raft of offences

The company has been accused of conspiracy to defraud the US, bank fraud and theft of trade secrets from T-Mobile.

Jan 28, 2019

French regulator fines Google

Google was fined $57 million for not going far enough to get valid user consent to gather data for targeted advertising.

Jan 21, 2019

Fiserv creates a monster

The company buys First Data for $22 billion, in a move that creates one of the world's leading payments and financial technology providers.

Jan 14, 2019

Accenture makes multiple buys

The company acquired Adaptly, Enaxis Consulting and Knowledgent.

Dec 10, 2018

2018 in review: what a year

Lenovo regained the number one PC slot and Dell the number one server position.

Dec 3, 2018

Mike Lynch faces criminal charges

The US Justice Department has filed charges accusing Lynch, who founded Autonomy, of financial fraud.

Paul Booth

Paul Booth is an independent commentator who looks for significance in what ICT vendors haven't said.