Paul Booth
6:20

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

Jack Ma steps down

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

10:50

Apple explores augmented reality

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

4:30
Aug 20, 2018

Accenture buys Mindtribe, Pillar

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

7:20
Aug 13, 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.

6:50
Aug 6, 2018

A week for shopping

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

8:40
Jul 30, 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.

8:30
Jul 23, 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.

5:50
Jul 16, 2018

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.

5:50
Jul 9, 2018

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.

5:40
Jul 2, 2018

Apple, Samsung find closure

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

7:20
Jun 25, 2018

Verscend buys Cotiviti

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

Paul Booth

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