Broadcom and McAfee announced their intent to purchase, or purchase of Symantec and NanoSec respectively, last week, with Symantec going for $10.7 billion.
New Zealand's Commerce Commission and Overseas Investment Office has approved the acquisition of Vodafone NZ by Infratil and Brookfield Asset Management.
Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board has issued a notice of no objection to the proposed $161m takeover of NetComm Wireless by US-based Casa Systems.
Atlassian will acquire US-based agile planning software company AgileCraft and incorporate it into the company's business transformation portfolio.
A survey of companies in 10 markets including Australia found that 70% of projects to implement AI in digital commerce have been very or extremely successful.
The company is aiming to unify its services under one banner.
Hitachi Vantara will pool the operations of Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Insight Group and Pentaho to take on the US$440 billion IoT market.
A staggering volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have taken place over the last two years.
An organisational restructure has been carried out at the Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA).
It has been proposed that WME Group be acquired by Melbourne IT (MLB) for approximately $39 million.
CSC and Hewlett Packard Enterprise will merge, with the new company to be called DXC Technology.
Yahoo plans to change its name to Altaba following the US$41 billion sale of its core internet business to US telecoms operator Verizon, reportedly to reflect its substantial investment in Alibaba.
Microsoft has secured EC approval to complete the US$26.2bn purchase of professional social network LinkedIn, after agreeing not to pursue practices that would discriminate against rival services.
Emerson Network Power has commenced the process of rebranding itself as Vertiv, while also appointing a new CEO.
Australian financial institutions such as the major banks are not fazed by the emerging FinTech industry and are likely to swallow up any FinTech challengers through acquisitions, research suggests.