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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.


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.


Facebook hit again

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


Sky's the limit for Comcast

Comcast topped 21st Century Fox in a weekend auction for Sky, winning the British broadcaster with a $38.8 billion bid.


Renesas buys Integrated Device Tech for $6.7bn

This is the company's second major acquisition as it deepens its push into semiconductors for self-driving cars.

Sep 10, 2018

Jack Ma steps down

Alibaba's co-founder and executive chairman intends to pursue philanthropic endeavours in education.

Sep 3, 2018

Apple explores augmented reality

The company buys Akonia Holographics, a six-year-old maker of displays for augmented reality glasses.

Aug 20, 2018

Accenture buys Mindtribe, Pillar

The company bought hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and smart embedded software company Pillar Technology.

Aug 13, 2018

Dun & Bradstreet goes private

CC Capital, Cannae Holdings and funds affiliated with Thomas H Lee Partners acquired the data and analytics company for $5.3 billion.

Aug 6, 2018

A week for shopping

ARM Holdings, Cisco, HP, Mimecast and Nutanix all made acquisitions during a busy week.

Jul 30, 2018

Qualcomm to scrap $44bn deal

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.

Jul 23, 2018

EU hits Google with record anti-trust fine

The $5.06 billion fine imposed by the European Union could loosen Google's grip on mobile phones, its biggest growth engine.

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