Mergers and Acquisitions

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Foxconn said to offer $27B for Toshiba's memory chip business

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer is best known as the maker of iPhones and iPads for Apple, is said to be preparing a $27 billion bid acquire Toshiba's computer chip assets.

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Microsoft acquires Deis to boost its Kubernetes chops

The deal will help Microsoft better support the Google-originated orchestration system

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Mayer to quit as CEO of new holding company after Yahoo sale to Verizon

It's still not clear whether Mayer will move to Verizon, along with operating business

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HPE to pay $1 billion for Nimble Storage after cutting EMC ties

With the plan to acquire Nimble Storage, HPE is trying to bulk up its storage offerings

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Verizon knocks off $350M from Yahoo deal after breaches

Yahoo will also share in some potential liabilities related to two massive data breaches

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HPE acquires security startup Niara to boost its ClearPass portfolio

Niara’s software helps enterprises detect and protect from threats that have penetrated perimeter defenses

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Cisco snatches AppDynamics from IPO market for $3.7B

The deal came just two days before the application monitoring company was expected to go public

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Yahoo pushes back timing of Verizon deal after breaches

Verizon’s planned acquisition of Yahoo will take longer than expected and won’t close until this year’s second quarter, the internet company said on Monday.

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Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models

Simplygon simplifies 3D models to speed rendering on low-powered hardware

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Citrix bolsters virtualization wares, integration with Microsoft Azure

Xen App, Xen Desktop and Xen Mobile are now tightly integrated with Microsoft Azure; Citrix buys Unidesk

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Facebook 'misled' EU regulators over its takeover of WhatsApp

Facebook could be fined up to 1 percent of worldwide revenue for ‘misleading’ EU regulators about its 2014 takeover of Whatsapp

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8 big data predictions for 2017

Skills requirements will shift and M&A activity will increase

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NetSuite goes global under Oracle's flag

The cloud-based software company can now serve more countries and integrate its products with Oracle services

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Google acquires AWS training vendor Qwiklabs

Google announced Monday that it's acquiring Qwiklabs, a company that helps people learn how to use public cloud services to run applications without having to operate a data center.

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Oracle to buy DNS, cloud infrastructure provider Dyn

Dyn's internet optimization services may help Oracle deliver the hybrid cloud

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Yahoo investigating if insiders knew of hack

Yahoo said in a filing it was possible that its acquisition by Verizon could be terminated or renegotiated

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CenturyLink will acquire Level 3 Communications in $34B deal

The combined company will operate in more than 60 countries, giving CenturyLink's larger enterprise customers the benefits of a larger global presence

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What's really at stake if AT&T buys Time Warner

Combining the telecom giant and content titan is a lose-lose for consumers and the economy alike

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