But the rest of SoftBank’s logic is bizzare
Japan’s SoftBank surprise buy out of British chip designer ARM was all about getting its foot in the door into the internet of things.
Reduced the price
After much messing around, Foxconn has finally agreed to buy Sharp at a 20 per cent discount.
Told you so
As we predicted on Monday, Western Digital has formally announced it is going to write a cheque for SanDisk for $19 billion
It is almost certain that Western Digital will buy the memory-maker SanDisk and we are expecting an announcement later in the week.
Deal of the decade
Michael Dell is planning to write a $50 billion cheque to buy the data storage company EMC in what could be one of the biggest technology deals of the decade.
Invites people to kick its tires
Acer's founder Stan Shih said he would welcome companies to come and take the troubled PC maker off his hands.
Not ruled out yet
Asustek is seriously considering buying the struggling smartphone maker HTC.
Made it an offer it could not refuse
Last week it was reported how Geeknet Inc. was in the process of being bought out by retailer Hot Topic for $16 a share or $37 million in cash.
We said that this would happen and no one believed us
They said it could not happen, it nearly didn't, but we have it on good authority that Intel is going to announce that it is buying Altera for $17 billion today.