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Tesla chief executive Elon Musk says his offer to buy Twitter for about US$43 billion (A$58 billion), and take it private, is driven by a desire for the public good.

Published in Market
Tuesday, 03 August 2021 11:08

Square to buy Afterpay

Global payments provider Square is set to buy Australia’s buy now pay later platform Afterpay in a deal which values the company at $39 billion.

Published in Market

Bankwest, a division of the Commonwealth Bank, has been accused of launching an "aggressive and overhanded enforcement default" in the case of Asia Pacific Data Centre, by the head of data centre operator NextDC, Craig Scroggie.

Published in Data Centres

When Nine Entertainment takes over Fairfax Media by the end of the year as expected, the two companies will have plenty of areas which they need to compromise on. But one wonders how the two firms will resolve their differences over Google.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 16 June 2017 05:39

Vocus denies it has turned down KKR bid

Australian telco Vocus has denied that it has turned down a $3.3 billion takeover from US equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. 

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A report that suggested Samsung was seeking to buy BlackBerry for US $7.5 billion for its patents has been denied by both companies.

Published in Deals

Shareholders of Blue Coat, a Web Security and WAN optimisation vendor yesterday voted to approve a takeover offer from private equity firm Thoma Bravo.


Published in Listed Tech
Saturday, 02 April 2011 06:57

CSC buys iSoft

Software and services giant CSC announced overnight that it had signed an agreement to buy troubled healthcare solutions provider (and a key supplier to CSC) iSoft for $0.17 a share. The cash offer is subject to shareholder and regulatory approval.

Published in Listed Tech
Tuesday, 27 July 2010 19:49

NASDAQ snaffles Australian SMARTS

Australian software house the SMARTS Group - acknowledged as a world leading supplier of financial market surveillance systems - has been snaffled by NASDAQ OMX, the world's largest financial exchange company.

Published in Deals
Thursday, 29 April 2010 12:17

HP to buy Palm for $US1.2 billion

HP, already the world's largest technology company, is set to expand further with the acquisition of Palm.

Published in Deals
Monday, 21 September 2009 19:38

Dell buys Perot Systems

Valued at a mere $US3.9B, Ross Perot's Perot Systems Corp. falls to the significant charms of Michael Dell.

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