Paul Booth
Paul Booth

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

BlackBerry sues Facebook

The company says Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps copied technology and features from BlackBerry Messenger.

Spot the IPO

Music streaming service Spotify filed for an IPO on the NYSE last week.

Dropbox files for IPO

The data-sharing business filed for an initial public offering of up to $500 million with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Google buys Xively

The Internet giant aims to capture sales from businesses that manage a growing number of devices connected to the Net.

Tencent gets its game on

Feb 12, 2018

The company invests $474 million in Shanda Games, a privately held Chinese developer of online games.

Fujifilm snaps up Xerox

Feb 5, 2018

The company buys Xerox for $6.1 billion in a move that will incorporate Xerox into Fuji Xerox to cut costs.

IBM tops Software 500 list

Jan 29, 2018

Software Magazine's annual listing, published at the end of 2017, ranks the largest software and software services companies.

Festive season sparkles with sales

Jan 22, 2018

More than 60 acquisitions or investments took place in the international market during the holidays.

Nothing half-hearted about semiconductor industry

Jan 15, 2018

Are the chips down regarding consolidation in the semiconductor sector?

2017: a vibrant year for the ICT industry

Dec 11, 2017

ICT activity in Africa continues to grow, with offices sprouting on the continent from companies like Intelsat, Oracle and Syspro.

Softbank makes offer on Uber shares

Dec 4, 2017

SoftBank Group proposes to buy shares of Uber Technologies at a valuation of $48 billion, a 30% discount to its most recent valuation.

Meg Whitman resigns

Nov 27, 2017

The HPE CEO will step down in February, to be replaced by current president Antonio Neri.