From left: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn cofounder and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman in a promotional image released after the companies announced that Microsoft would be acquiring LinkedIn on June 13.

Published: July 4th, 2016

Carbonite expands SMB data protection customer base through EVault acquisition

One of the early entrants into the online backup space is expanding its footprint through acquisition. Carbonite, which offers data...

December 17th, 2015 Gary Hilson

Security Pad, cyber security, IT

Cloudera beefs up security

Open source analytic data management software provider Cloudera has taken some of its recently-raised cash to add more security to...

June 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

OpenText to buy B2B integration specialist

A week before its annual customer conference, OpenText has struck a deal to buy a business to business cloud integration...

November 7th, 2013 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins at BBWorld 2013 - © IT World Canada

No privatization of BlackBerry, Heins out in Fairfax deal

Fairfax Financial has failed to find investors to partner with and take BlackBerry private. Instead the Toronto investment company said...

November 4th, 2013 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry places ads urging customers to ‘count on us’

BlackBerry Ltd. is going over the head of news and social media to make sure it gets the message out...

October 15th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Rogers buys more data centres

Rogers Communications continues to expand its data centre capabilities. The company announced this week it is buying Pivot Data Centres,...

September 25th, 2013 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins at BBWorld 2013 - © IT World Canada

Consortium may take BlackBerry private

BlackBerry Ltd. may have found a white knight to save it. The company said Monday afternoon that it has signed a...

September 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry wants to be bought by November: Report

BlackBerry Ltd. is hoping to close a deal with potential buyers of the company by November this year, the Wall...

September 5th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Microsoft’s Nokia purchase unlikely to change smart phone market

It had been rumoured for a long time that one of Steve Ballmer’s last moves as CEO of Microsoft Corp....

September 4th, 2013 Bruce Stewart