Mergers and Acquisitions

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No, Apple isn't buying rival streaming service Tidal

Jimmy Iovine says Apple has no interest in acquiring Jay-Z's music app.

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Mergers create greater security risk

Security risks, both cyber and physical, certainly belong on the list of concerns. And with the ongoing shortage of professionals who are expert in various aspects of data protection—coupled with the seemingly endless stream of...

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Verizon buys Sensity and launches farm pilot with sensor tech

Verizon is buying Sensity Systems, which has focused on using energy-efficient LED lighting, and recently launched an IoT pilot program with an Ohio farm.

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OpenText to buy Dell EMC's enterprise content division

Canadian enterprise information management vendor OpenText has agreed to buy Dell Technologies' EMC Enterprise Content Division for US$1.62 billion, in a deal that allows both companies to focus on their core missions.

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HP offers $1 billion for Samsung's printer business

HP has a plan to offset its declining printer revenue: Buy the printing business of Samsung Electronics.

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RSA: Expect business as usual now that Dell owns it

Enterprises should expect business as usual from RSA in the wake of its being swept up by Dell this week in the largest tech deal ever, with company executives saying it will retain a good deal of autonomy to carry out its strategic...

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Google’s Apigee buy validates API economy

Google’s $625 million acquisition of the leading API management platform provider validates CIOs’ plans to use APIs to build out digital businesses.

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Google gets API management tools in Apigee deal

Google plans to acquire API management vendor Apigee in a US$625 million deal that will give the search giant secure and multilanguage API tools used by companies bringing more and more of their services online.

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John McAfee’s company could spoil the party for Intel’s new venture

Intel’s plans to spin out its security business under the McAfee name could be clouded by the plans of security expert and businessman John McAfee, who claims he had not assigned the rights to his personal name.

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HPE offloads software arm to Micro Focus in $8.8 billion 'spin-merge'

Hewlett Packard Enterprise will spin off and merge what it considers its non-core software assets with UK-based enterprise software firm Micro Focus in a deal worth $8.8 billion, the company announced Wednesday.

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Intel spinout: McAfee is back

Intel is going to spin out its subsidiary Intel Security as a joint venture with investment firm TPG, redubbing the new entity with its old name – McAfee.

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Intel sells off majority stake in McAfee unit

Intel is selling off a majority stake in the chipmaker’s McAfee unit and turning it back into an independent security company.

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The new Dell Technologies: 6 things you need to know

Dell and EMC have completed their $67 billion merger to create Dell Technologies, the world's largest privately held technology company. It's a historic day, far from the PC company that sponsored the "Dude, I've bought a Dell"...

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Oracle will buy cloud warehouse management applications firm LogFire

Oracle will acquire LogFire, a provider of cloud-based warehouse management applications, with the aim of boosting the features of its supply chain management cloud offering.

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GE to pay $1.4B for two 3D printing companies to expand manufacturing

General Electric plans to acquire two European 3D metal printing companies to bolster its manufacturing of aircraft components and other parts through additive manufacturing.

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Intel buys chip maker Movidius to help bring computer vision to drones

Low-power chips from Movidius could help Intel-powered drones recognize what their cameras are seeing

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HPE said to plan sale of its software unit

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is said to be looking to sell its software division, which would include the business from its disastrous acquisition of Autonomy in 2011, according to newspaper reports.

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HPE CIO tackles tough 'spin merge' with CSC

Separating HP’s enterprise services business from its parent company is a challenging but necessary task for Scott Spradley, who says ‘hard work is fun.’

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