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Mobile Commerce in Latin America
An interesting phenomenon is occurring in Latin America: the rise of mobile commerce. More...
The online train continues - don't get off!
The internet economy remains as attractive as ever with a positive market outlook being driven by a number of factors. More...
More Olympics feel good factor
The Atos leadership team had a lot to be happy about on the opening night of the Olympics as it released strong half year trading results just before the ceremony started. More...
'Big data' fuelling M&A activity
Big Data’ analytics is already allowing marketers to effortlessly capture and analyse all types of customer data (including, voice, social media, business, web and mobile). More...
Africa as an investment destination: ‘The not so dark continent’ – Part 1
The world is increasingly becoming aware of the potential of Africa as a market, not only in the resources sector but now also across the broader corporate spectrum. More...
More movement in the industrial electronics market
The week's news that Emerson and Eaton Corporation of the US are rumoured to be interested in taking over US$481 million market cap UK based TT Electronics is no surprise. More...
Spanish F1 broadcast rights in limbo?
As Formula One teams fight it out to produce the best car for the upcoming season there is also scrap going on for the Spanish TV rights of the sport. More...
M&A perspectives for Poland: A look back at 2011 and a 2012 forecast
Contrary to other European markets, the Polish M&A market experienced one of its most active years. More...
Security industry outlook
A confluence of factors will drive merger and acquisition and capital formation transaction activity in the security industry in coming years. More...
Japanese government to support cross-border M&A
Government increases US dollar credit line to Japan Bank for International Cooperation More...
Reasons to remain optimistic about the industrial technology segment despite economic uncertainty
The US economy continues to send conflicting signals and recent market volatility will certainly impact the psyche of investors globally More...
Crumbling cookies and panda farms
Recently, the online marketing and advertising industry has seen some changes that alter the way the industry has worked significantly More...
Consumption sophistication: Smart Buyers and New Consumer Trends
2009 and 2010 saw Spain suffer one of the largest consumption downturns in its history. More...
Japan Outbound M&A increased 103% after the East Japan Earthquake
Following the East Japan Earthquake on March 11 and the shutdown of the Fukushima nuclear reactors, electric power conservation is a high priority in Tokyo and most of East Japan. More...
Polish TMT deal has wide implications for market
The cash and share deal between Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. and Telewizja Polsat S.A. has wide implications for the Polish TMT sector. More...
End of the dream for the Spanish film industry?
The Spanish film industry has been living the last twenty years in a parallel reality More...
Changing of the Guard: Microsoft and Intel to Google and Apple
This year, Apple surpassed Microsoft to become the largest technology company in the US. More...
Expect aggressive M&A activity in the Russian Teleco market from the state owned operators
The Russian telecommunications market has for the last 10 years been dominated by local oligarchs More...
Product of US multi-merger to look towards UK for next deal?
Will there be an ‘aftershock’ on the UK healthcare IT market after Allscripts-Misys's acquisition of Eclipsys Corporation More...
Outlook for the TMT sector
2009 was a very difficult year for IT related companies. More...