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Team work boosts Telkom Kenya

Bharti Airtel's Kenyan unit will combine with Telkom Kenya, creating the second-largest telecoms operator in the East African nation.


US charges Huawei with raft of offences

The company has been accused of conspiracy to defraud the US, bank fraud and theft of trade secrets from T-Mobile.


French regulator fines Google

Google was fined $57 million for not going far enough to get valid user consent to gather data for targeted advertising.


Fiserv creates a monster

The company buys First Data for $22 billion, in a move that creates one of the world's leading payments and financial technology providers.

Jan 14, 2019

Accenture makes multiple buys

The company acquired Adaptly, Enaxis Consulting and Knowledgent.

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.

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