Weekly overview
13:20

Accenture makes multiple buys

The company acquired Adaptly, Enaxis Consulting and Knowledgent.

10:40
Dec 10, 2018

2018 in review: what a year

Lenovo regained the number one PC slot and Dell the number one server position.

6:30
Dec 3, 2018

Mike Lynch faces criminal charges

The US Justice Department has filed charges accusing Lynch, who founded Autonomy, of financial fraud.

5:50
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.

8:20
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.

8:20
Nov 12, 2018

CommScope spends $7.4bn

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

6:50
Nov 5, 2018

IBM splashes out on Red Hat

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

7:40
Oct 29, 2018

Microsoft regains its spot

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

5:10
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.

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.

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