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Google faces proposed privacy class action lawsuit

Google is accused of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their Internet use through browsers set in ‘private’ mode.

Zoom or bust?

The popular video platform has erupted onto the scene as a standout during the Covid-19 lockdown, but mirroring its meteoric rise could be an equally dramatic decline, even if remote working becomes more widely adopted post-pandemic.

Jun 1, 2020

Liberty Global, Telefonica SA create mega-firm

The companies agreed to merge their British businesses in a $38 billion deal.

May 5, 2020

Acquisitions and mergers continue amid COVID-19

Accenture, Apple, NetApp and Cisco Systems are among the companies continuing on their acquisition paths.

Mar 30, 2020

Markets battle amid coronavirus

The pandemic dominates the local and international ICT markets, and is likely to do so for the foreseeable future.

Mar 23, 2020

MTN Uganda receives 10-year operating licence

MTN Uganda agrees to pay $100 million for the renewal of its operating licence that expired in October 2018.

Mar 16, 2020

IBM books Airbnb stay in court

IBM takes Airbnb to court, claiming the illegal use of patents, the latest in a string of suits against online companies involving historic and arguably broad innovations.

Mar 9, 2020

HP formally rejects Xerox's latest offer

Xerox takes its $35 billion bid for HP to the company’s shareholders, with a formal tender offer and a rebuttal to HP’s account of why they couldn’t negotiate a deal.

Mar 2, 2020

Intuit on the hunt for good karma

The company agrees to buy personal finance site Credit Karma in a deal valued at $7.1 billion.

Feb 24, 2020

Dell to sell RSA

The company will sell its cyber security unit for $2.08 billion to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and AlpInvest Partners.

Feb 17, 2020

Xerox ups the ante

The company has raised its offer for HP to $35 billion.

Feb 10, 2020

Mike Lynch loses his autonomy

The Autonomy founder, who is fighting US fraud charges, was arrested in London as authorities pushed forward with his extradition.

Paul Booth

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