Microsoft has announced plans to buy LinkedIn for a whopping US$26.2 billion in a deal that values the business-focused social site's shares at US$196.
Web hosting provider Digital Pacific has expanded its operations by acquiring Crucial, another of Australia's most established hosting providers.
Symantec has become the latest tech company to resolve to separate into two listed companies, new permanent CEO Michael Brown revealed.
Hewlett-Packard will split its personal systems and printers business from its enterprise division, in a reversal of CEO Meg Whitman's 'One HP' strategy.
ICT analyst firms Ovum and Informa are merging under the Ovum brand, to create a research house that will employ 180 analysts across six continents.
Facebook is in talks to purchase drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace, according to recent news reports.
Domain registrar Melbourne IT has entered into an agreement to purchase Netregistry Group in a deal worth $50.4 million.
HP has restated Autonomy's pre-acquisition profit by 81% as part of its allegations of financial improprieties at the software company. But Autonomy's former managers claim the move may be aimed at minimising HP's UK taxes.
Lenovo will buy handset manufacturer Motorola Mobility from Google for approximately US$2.91 billion under a new agreement between the companies.
Google will purchase artificial intelligence start-up DeepMind under a new deal reportedly worth upwards of US$600 million.
Lenovo plans to purchase IBM's x86 server business for a cash and stock package worth around US$2.3 billion dollars under a new definitive agreement between the two companies.
Telstra has acquired network solutions provider O2 Networks in a deal reportedly worth $60 million.
Telstra's $454m sale of a 70% stake in Sensis is likely aimed at helping the company pursue its goal of growing through expansions into Asia, cloud services and new digital media.
Google this week announced it plans to purchase home automation company Nest Labs for US$3.2 billion in what pundits are labelling a move into the Internet of Things. Users, however, have raised privacy concerns about the purchase.
Michael Dell has succeeded in buying back the company he founded in 1984, with Dell shareholders approving his joint bid with private equity firm Silver Lake to buy out the company and take it private, in a US$24.9 billion (approx AU$27 billion) transaction.