A Short Set of Things that Happened

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A Short Set of Things that Happened

Why is GTT not announcing their purchase of RealLinx? They acquired this company over 2 weeks ago for a $13M. [source] Apparently, some of RealLinx is running Hypercom.

Samsung acquires Joyent. "The Joyent team pioneered public cloud computing (and hybrid cloud), nurtured and grew Node.js into a de facto standard for web, mobile and IoT architectures, and was among the first to embrace and industrialize containers, compute-centric object storage, and what is now coming to be known as serverless computing," according to their CEO's blog.

Onvoy completed the acquisition of ANPI (see here). I announced it in April here.

Microsoft grabs an AI firm. "Microsoft has acquired Wand Labs with the intention of improving messaging apps and bots with enhanced natural language technology," says Infoweek.

Expect a lot more M&A, says Marc Andreessen, Netscape co-founder and VC. It will be coming from more non-traditional buyers, he says. (More like MS-LinkedIN; Grasshopper-Citrix and GoDaddy-FreedomVoice).

BTW, Tom Wheeler's FCC wins Net Neutrality fight against ISPs Appeals court decision upholds FCC's net neutrality order.

Who's buying Yahoo? VZ, AT&T, Dan Gilbert or someone else.

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