This is the company's second major acquisition as it deepens its push into semiconductors for self-driving cars.
Alibaba's co-founder and executive chairman intends to pursue philanthropic endeavours in education.
The company buys Akonia Holographics, a six-year-old maker of displays for augmented reality glasses.
The company bought hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and smart embedded software company Pillar Technology.
CC Capital, Cannae Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H Lee Partners acquired the data and analytics company for $5.3 billion.
ARM Holdings, Cisco, HP, Mimecast and Nutanix all made acquisitions during a busy week.
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.
The $5.06 billion fine imposed by the European Union could loosen Google's grip on mobile phones, its biggest growth engine.
In what has been described as the weirdest acquisition to date, analysts say the deal will muddle the chipmaker's strategic focus.
The company will buy the tracking stock of VMware in a cash and stock deal, ending a months-long review of its business.
The companies settle a seven-year patent dispute over allegations that Samsung violated Apple patents.
The portfolio company of private equity firm Veritas Capital bought Cotiviti Holdings for $4.9 billion.