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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.

Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015

State-linked Chinese company Tsinghua Unigroup makes US$23 billion bid for Micron

State-linked Chinese company Tsinghua Unigroup makes US$23 billion bid for Micron

According to a WSJ report, China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd has expressed interest to acquire US-based Micron Technology Inc. for US$23 billion.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Apple acquires GPS firm Coherent Navigation

Apple acquires GPS firm Coherent Navigation

In a bid to to bolster its mapping services and technologies, Apple has reportedly acquired GPS firm Coherent Navigation.

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

Apple purchases Israeli camera technology company LinX for US$20 million

Apple purchases Israeli camera technology company LinX for US$20 million

Apple has just confirmed that it has acquired LinX, an Israeli camera technology company which specializes in multi-aperture imaging, for US$20 million.

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