Booth's Bites

General Electric to spin off digital business

GE Digital will become a standalone industrial Internet of things company.


Accenture keeps on buying

The company acquires creative agency Droga5 and select assets from system development firm Caltec Scube.


Uber back in the driver's seat

The ride-hailing company bought Careem Networks, its Dubai-based rival, for $3.1 billion.


Google takes EUR1.49bn beating

The European Union fines the tech giant for limiting how some Web sites could display ads sold by its rivals.

Mar 18, 2019

Nvidia beats Intel to the chase

The company acquires its peer, Mellanox Technologies, for $6.9 billion, thwarting Intel's offer for Mellanox.

Mar 11, 2019

Accenture buys three more companies

Ireland-based Enterprise System Partners, Danish firm Hjaltelin Stahl and What If join the Accenture family.

Mar 4, 2019

Ireland targets Facebook

Facebook faces 10 investigations by Ireland's privacy regulator.

Feb 18, 2019

EU plays hardball with tech giants

Google, Amazon and other tech firms will have to tell companies how they rank their own or rival products on their platforms, according to new €EU rules.

Feb 11, 2019

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.

Feb 4, 2019

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.

Jan 28, 2019

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.

Jan 21, 2019

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.

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