Paul Booth
8:20
7 hours ago

Big week for MTN

The operator announced its Simfy acquisition and its intention to re-launch Mobile Money in SA and apply for a licence for the service in Nigeria.

8:20

CommScope spends $7.4bn

The company acquired Arris International, a telecoms equipment maker, for $7.4 billion.

6:50

IBM splashes out on Red Hat

The company acquired Red Hat, an open source software and services company, for $34 billion.

7:40

Microsoft regains its spot

Microsoft overtakes Amazon as the second most valuable company in the US, after Apple.

5:10

Harris, L3 Technologies join forces

The companies agree to an all-stock merger of equals, creating the US's sixth largest defence contractor.

5:00
Oct 15, 2018

Alphabet's Google gets schooled

Google revealed private profile data of at least 500 000 users may have been exposed to hundreds of external developers.

8:50
Oct 8, 2018

Tencent Holdings goes under the knife

In its first restructuring in six years, the company will consolidate three content business units and create a new group for cloud and smart industries.

6:00
Oct 1, 2018

Facebook hit again

About 50 million Facebook accounts may have been affected by a new security breach.

7:20
Sep 25, 2018

Sky's the limit for Comcast

Comcast topped 21st Century Fox in a weekend auction for Sky, winning the British broadcaster with a $38.8 billion bid.

6:20
Sep 17, 2018

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.

8:20
Sep 10, 2018

Jack Ma steps down

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

10:50
Sep 3, 2018

Apple explores augmented reality

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

Paul Booth

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