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Tech Acquisitions

IBM's Acquisition of Cloudant and the Walmart Effect In Tech

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.04.2014 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

Last week, IBM announced an agreement to acquire NoSQL database as a service vendor Cloudant for an undisclosed sum. An active contributor to the Apache CouchDB project, Cloudant delivers a JSON document database-based platform that claims high availability, scalability and elasticity amongst its attributes.

Silicon Valley Gets Ready For A Big Acquisition Boom

bloomberg.com | Ryan Flinn, Serena Saitto and Tim Mullaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

April 4 (Bloomberg) -- Silicon Valley companies looking to put their cash to work may drive a wave of mergers this year, bankers and venture capitalis...