Google continues to merge Duo and Meet into one platform
Google recently announced plans to combine its video calling software Duo with the functionality of Meet, an enterprise-grade videoconferencing product. The next stage of the merger is taking place today.
Google Duo is a high-quality video- and audioconferencing tool that supports group conversa... Read more
‘Merger Citrix and TIBCO in the making’
Investment firms Elliott Management and Vista Equity Partners are planning to acquire Citrix. If the deal happens for about 11.6 billion euros ($13 billion), a merger with TIBCO is likely to follow.
This is according to sources from Reuters. According to the sources, the investment companies cou... Read more
Skillsoft purchases Codecademy for $525 million
Codecademy, a 40-million user platform designed to learn software development has been obtained by Skillsoft for $525 million, which is a learning platform created for the corporate market
Skillsoft Corp., a publicly-traded digital learning service, has purchased Codecademy for $525 million. The... Read more
ZeroFox acquires IDX via SPAC merger with plans to go public
ZeroFox, a cybersecurity firm, is set to go public via a special-purpose acquisition company merger with L&F Acquisition Corp. The merger is not the only thing ZeroFox announced on Monday since it also said it is acquiring Theft Guard Solutions (also known as IDX).
The SPAC merger puts ZeroF... Read more
Two big European mobile network operators discuss potential merger
Vodafone and Orange were talking about a potential merger without reaching an agreement. The merger can still happen.
French authorities aren’t in favor of a proposed merger between Vodafone and Orange, Europe’s largest mobile provider. The companies had been in talks a... Read more
Analysts point out challenges in Western Digitals plan to buy Kioxia
A possible Western Digital-Kioxia merger could create a NAND memory chipmaking company to rival Samsung. However, analysts question whether Kioxia investors will accept the terms of the $20-billion deal, which Western Digital wants to pay in all stocks.
There will be no cash provided to Kioxia, ... Read more
McAfee thinks about ‘combination’ with NortonLifeLock
McAfee is considering a merger or partnership of some
kind with NortonLifeLock, its direct competitor in the consumer antivirus
software market, writes the Wall Street Journal.
NortonLifeLock was created in November, after Broadcom took
over Symantec's enterprise branch, including the brand name... Read more
VMware wants to take over sister company Pivotal Software
VMware and Pivotal Software are discussing an acquisition. About five years ago, Pivotal Software became even more detached from VMware and EMC Corporation (now Dell EMC). Currently, the majority of VMware and Pivotal Software are owned by Dell Technologies.
The companies say they are talking about ... Read more
What the merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks means for data analysts
A few months ago, it became known that big data companies
Cloudera and Hortonworks are going to merge. Now that this takeover has been
approved and all lights are turned green, it was time for an interview with Wim
Stoop, senior product marketing manager at Cloudera, who can tell us everything
abou... Read more
Belgian Combell and Dutch hosting company TransIP want to merge
The Dutch hosting company TransIP wants to merge with the Belgian company Combell. That's what Ali Niknam, the founder of the Dutch company, and Combell-CEO Jonas Dhaenens say to Tweakers. The two companies have already requested permission from the Consumer & Market Authority (ACM).
The two pa... Read more