• News tagged "acquisition"

Thursday, 24 Nov 2016

Symantec agrees deal to acquire Lifelock for US$2.3 billion

Symantec agrees deal to acquire Lifelock for US$2.3 billion

Symantec has just announced that it has agreed to a deal to acquire anti-ID fraud firm LifeLock for US$2.3 billion.

Monday, 24 Oct 2016

AT&T announces deal to acquire Time Warner for more than US$85 billion

AT&T announces deal to acquire Time Warner for more than US$85 billion

AT&T has just formally announced that it has struck a half-stock, half-cash deal to acquire Time Warner for more than US$85 billion.

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2016

Rumor: US-based online retailer Newegg may be acquired by a mainland Chinese company

Rumor: US-based online retailer Newegg may be acquired by a mainland Chinese company

According to a report by Taiwanese daily United Daily News, US-based online retailer Newegg may become a subsidiary of a mainland Chinese company. Read on for more details.

Monday, 18 Jul 2016

SoftBank is buying ARM Holdings for more than US$32 billion

SoftBank is buying ARM Holdings for more than US$32 billion

Japanese telecommunications giant SoftBank has agreed to buy UK chip designer ARM Holdings for £23.4 billion, or about US$32 billion.

Friday, 8 Jul 2016

Avast Software is acquiring rival antivirus solution firm AVG Technologies for US$1.3 billion

Avast Software is acquiring rival antivirus solution firm AVG Technologies for US$1.3 billion

Czech Republic-based Avast Software has announced its plans to acquire AVG Technologies to the tune of US$1.3 billion in cash. Coincidentally, both firms were founded in the old Czech Republic, and they have grown to be security giants, in their own rights.

Saturday, 14 May 2016

It’s official: Western Digital now owns SanDisk

It’s official: Western Digital now owns SanDisk

Western Digital just got even bigger. The storage manufacturer has announced that it has officially acquired SanDisk, after clearing all the necessary regulatory hurdles.

Friday, 22 Jan 2016

Foxconn to offer US$5.3 billion to takeover troubled Sharp

Foxconn to offer US$5.3 billion to takeover troubled Sharp

In face of a competing bid from Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly willing to offer up to US$5.3 billion to takeover Sharp.

Thursday, 22 Oct 2015

Western Digital gets serious about flash, announces deal to acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion

Western Digital gets serious about flash, announces deal to acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion

Recognizing the importance of flash memory, Western Digital, one of the largest manufacturers of hard disk drives, has announced a deal that will see it acquire SanDisk for US$19 billion.

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015

Dell to acquire EMC for US$67 billion in what is tech's largest ever acquisition

Dell to acquire EMC for US$67 billion in what is tech's largest ever acquisition

Dell and EMC Corporation have both agreed to a deal that will see Dell acquire the latter for US$67 billion - the largest acquisition ever in the technology industry.

Tuesday, 6 Oct 2015

Apple acquires artificial intelligence firms Perceptio and VocalIQ

Apple acquires artificial intelligence firms Perceptio and VocalIQ

Apple has just acquired two artificial intelligence firms, Perceptio and VocalIQ. The move is believed to be an effort to improve Siri's capabilities.

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