Paul Booth

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.

Nov 26, 2018

US govt shuns Huawei Technologies

The US tries to persuade wireless and Internet providers to avoid telecoms equipment from the Chinese firm.

Nov 19, 2018

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.

Nov 12, 2018

CommScope spends $7.4bn

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

Nov 5, 2018

IBM splashes out on Red Hat

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

Oct 29, 2018

Microsoft regains its spot

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

Oct 22, 2018

Harris, L3 Technologies join forces

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

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.

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.

Oct 1, 2018

Facebook hit again

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

Paul Booth

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