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Bell’s $3.9 B MTS acquisition faces numerous regulatory hurdles

The country's biggest phone company could get bigger if regulators and the government allow BCE Inc. to buy Manitoba's incumbent...

May 2nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Rogers expands reach in Atlantic Canada with Halifax acquisition that includes data centre, fibre network

Rogers has bolstered its presence in Atlantic Canada with the acquisition of Internetworking Atlantic Inc. (IAI), including the company’s Halifax-based...

December 9th, 2015 Gary Hilson

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Trustwave ‘hiring like mad,’ including in Canada, after acquisition

The finalization this week of the US$810 million purchase of security vendor Trustwave by Asian provider Singtel Telecommunications means the...

September 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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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

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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

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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

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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