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Foxconn, Apple ponder buyout of Sharp LCD display business

Foxconn has proposed the buyout, which would give Sharp the chance to offload a failing unit.

By 24 September 2015


TPG wins over iiNet as shareholders vote in favour of buyout

TPG has won the support of iiNet shareholders in its bid to buy the company, meaning the service provider just has to clear regulatory approval before becoming Australia's second-largest ISP.

By 27 July 2015


Walmart doubles down on China with e-commerce buyout

The mega retailer takes full ownership of China-based Yihaodian, an online marketplace that sells food, home goods, electronics and more.

By 24 July 2015


Buyout puts supersecure Blackphone in one company's hands

The security-obsessed company called Silent Circle is now solely in control of its phone for encrypted communications. It has also raised $50 million and will announce new devices next week.

By 28 February 2015


Candy Crush creator gets gobbled by Activision for $5.9B

The game hooked you on Facebook, then reeled you in again on your smartphone. Now its maker, King Digital, has fetched itself a multibillion-dollar buyout.

By 3 November 2015


Robot duo created by Ex-Googler teaches kids to code (Tomorrow Daily 260 show notes)

Dash and Dot are two adorable robots with the same goal: to help kids learn to code in a fun, easy way. With a companion app walking young users through the process, the company's creator hopes kids as young as 6 can learn and enjoy programming.

By 20 October 2015


Dell to buy EMC in $67B tech megamerger

The acquisition of data storage provider EMC continues the reinvention of Dell in the post-PC era.

By 12 October 2015


TPG to keep iiNet's call centre staff, but other roles are under review

iiNet has spent less than a month under new owners TPG, but there are signs of change beyond the nixing of Fetch TV. As high profile execs depart, TPG says call centre staff will stay but other roles are under review.

By 23 September 2015


Can Facebook's Oculus make virtual reality a reality?

The company helping to pioneer virtual reality goggles is hosting a developer event this week in Los Angeles, where it's expected to announce new partnerships and refined hardware. But the question still looms: Will consumers want what it's selling?

By 23 September 2015


In tiny Israel, startups reach for global success

For years, most Israeli startup founders defined success as a quick sale to a bigger company. Now, they see a chance to build a lasting business.

By 15 September 2015