Insight Partners acquires stake in $3.6 billion software firm Aptean
Georgia-based Aptean's software solutions have caught major investors' attention.
Insight Partners, a New York-based investment and venture capital firm, has announced that it will acquire a minority stake in Aptean. The acquisition comes alongside an additional stock purchase from TA Associates... Read more
AMD in advanced talks to acquire Xilinx for $30 billion
AMD, the chipmaker, plans to acquire one of their rivals Xilinx in a deal that might hit the $30 billion mark. Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that AMD is in the advanced talks stage and that the deal could be done by next week.
However, there is no guarantee that the deal will go th... Read more
‘Microsoft is considering acquiring Nokia again’
A leading analyst firm states that Microsoft is in the mix to buy the once-famous Nokia company. CSS Insight predicts that in 2021, Nokia will be bought by a prominent U.S.-based tech company next year. They named both Microsoft and Intel as likely to buy Nokia.
Microsoft and Nokia have a histor... Read more
PagerDuty acquires Rundeck for $100 million
PagerDuty just announced that they are going to acquire Rundeck for 100 million dollars. Rundeck is the maker of a widely used software that helps users troubleshoot technical issues in IT systems.
PagerDuty announced the upcoming deal when they held their virtual conference. It is a great way f... Read more
Oracle outbids Microsoft for TikTok U.S. – but there’s a catch
Microsoft has lost the deal to acquire TikTok from Oracle. The only problem still ahead is that the deal now faces review by Donald Trump's White House.
Oracle has reportedly won its bidding war against Microsoft for the U.S. operations of TikTok, but there is a fly in the ointment: the deal may... Read more
Progress Software plans to acquire the IaaS automation company Chef
Infrastructure automation firm Chef has raised about $105 million in funding. Now it is going to be acquired by Progress Software for $220 million. Progress is based in Bedford, Massachusetts, and said that Chef would contribute to Progress efforts.
Chef's usefulness will be in helping Progress ... Read more
Konica Minolta acquires Depth Security
Konica Minolta's U.S. operation just purchased a cybersecurity firm in Kansas City. The Japanese company purchased Depth Security for an undisclosed amount.
Rick Taylor, the CEO of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A, said that their continued investments in security offerings appear to be a... Read more
Cognizant acquires New Signature, their fifth acquisition in 2020
On Tuesday this week, Cognizant Technology Solutions, said that it was acquiring New Signature. New Signature deals in app development and cloud migration in Microsoft Azure environments.
In just this year, Cognizant has made five acquisitions of companies that deal in cloud-related business. Th... Read more
Nvidia is reportedly talking with SoftBank about acquiring Arm
Nvidia has shown interest in acquiring SoftBank's chip manufacturer Arm. Bloomberg reported that the two companies are in early talks. This could mean a big change in the chip market.
SoftBank acquired Arm back in 2016 for $32 billion. Earlier this month, it was reported that they were exploring... Read more