Australian-listed blockchain and AI focused mobile games developer Animoca Brands has acquired 100% of indie game developer Blowfish Studios for an upfront consideration of $9 million, plus payments of up to $26 million conditional on certain employment and performance targets.
Secure DevOps company Sysdig has announced its intent to acquire Apolicy to “shift security" further left: and expand the Sysdig offering to include Infrastructure as code (IaC) security.
Cloud security and data protection solutions vendor Barracuda Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire cyber-as-a-service software for managed service providers (MSPs) vendor Skout Cybersecurity.
Digital and data services company ARQ Group, has acquired technology consultancy Diaxion in a move it says bolsters its advisory, government digital strategy and transformation capabilities.
Australian drone safety systems company ParaZero is merging with international drone services provider Delta Drone South Africa.
Australian-listed telco and Internet service provider Spirit Telecom is undertaking a $23.2 million capital raising to assist in the acquisition of three IT and telco companies that it says will increase recurring revenues by 60%.
Global credit bureau services provider Experian has launched its proprietary internet surveillance technology CyberAgent in Australia and New Zealand.
Cybersecurity solutions provider Check Point Software Technologies has announced a new IoT cyber security technology to protect against fifth and sixth generation cyber attacks following its acquisition of Cymplify, a Tel-Aviv based startup.
New Zealand’s competition regulator, The Commerce Commission, is still considering whether to give the green light to the acquisition of Vodafone NZ by the Infratil investment consortium.
Competition regulators world-wide are grappling with the rise of dominant digital platforms like Facebook and Google, and are debating whether current competition laws need to be reframed in response, the chair of Australia’s competition regulator, the ACCC, Rod Sims, has said.
IT security company Optic Security Group has launched in the Australian and New Zealand markets following a merger of six entities with combined revenues in excess of $100 million into a newly-formed entity.
New Zealand’s competition enforcement agency, The Commerce Commission, has finally cleared the way for global payment services company Ingenico Group to acquire 100% of the shares of payments provider Paymark.
ACCC chair Rod Sims says the competition regulator is well placed to take enforcement action on data issues, but has warned of the possibility of a reduction in competition in some instances in “fast moving” digital markets.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has said it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Australian energy company APA Group by the Hong Kong-based CK Consortium.
New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission is weighing up whether to approve the proposed acquisition of data encryption hardware and software provider Gemalto by the e-security division of Thales.
Global data centre operator Equinix has more than doubled revenues in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia, over the past five years, as revenues in the region climbed from US$363 million in 2013 to US$849 million in 2017, according to the company’s latest financial report.
Global telecommunications and tech analysis firm Analysys Mason has acquired New York-based SMB ICT research company AMI-Partners in a move designed to expand its worldwide research business.
Hybrid IT services provider Ensono has closed its acquisition of Indian-based software and technology services provider Wipro’s hosted data centre services business in the US, Europe and Singapore.
Cabcharge Australia has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the issued shares in global taxi-booking technology company, Mobile Technologies International.
Accounting software provider Reckon’s chief executive Clive Rabie is stepping down to become managing director in the wake of the failed bid by competitor MYOB to acquire the company's Accountants Practice Management division.
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