BlackBerry adds crisis communications solution to its portfolio

BlackBerry is extending its security portfolio with the acquisition of a provider of crisis communications solutions for response teams. The...

July 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon


Cisco to buy cloud security provider

Cisco Systems intends to strengthen its security portfolio by buying OpenDNS,  a company that  provides a cloud-based service to block malware....

June 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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BlackBerry acquires Israeli data security company WatchDox

BlackBerry Ltd. has purchased a file-sharing security company in order to bolster its enterprise mobile management capabilities. The Canadian mobile...

April 21st, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Microsoft snaps up Toronto mobile BI firm Datazen

Microsoft Corp. hopes to strengthen its cloud-based analytics business with the acquisition of Datazen Software, a mobile business intelligence and...

April 15th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano


Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent in merger talks

Nokia Communications and Alcatel-Lucent have confirmed that they are in “advanced discussions” regarding a potential merger. The deal could still...

April 14th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano


HP aims to strengthen networking business with Aruba purchase

Hewlett-Packard is putting down US$3 billion to acquire Aruba Networks Inc., in what is the Palo Alto, Calif. tech firm’s...

March 3rd, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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BlackBerry dismisses reports of Samsung purchase offer

BlackBerry Ltd.’s shares skyrocketed 30 per cent yesterday as reports circulated that rival phone manufacturer Samsung Group was offering to...

January 15th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Lenovo execs deflect BlackBerry acquisition rumour

China's Lenovo has sealed its deal with Google to buy Motorola Mobility and its Android-powered smart phones. Now it has...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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HP to split in half

In 2012, a year after Meg Whitman took over as CEO of a shaky Hewlett-Packard, she told a report she believed...

October 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon