CFIUS undoes China’s Kunlun Tech’s acquisition of Grindr

CFIUS concerns stems from the fact that the Chinese dating app collects personal information including a person’s location, messages, which could include potential data of the U.S. military or intelligence personnel. According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, a U.S. government national security panel has raised concerns over the ownership of Chinese gaming…

Cyber security provider Palo Alta to acquire Demisto Inc for $560 million

Demisto develops and markets automation tools for information security management, including a chatbot that assists in handling tasks. Palo Alto Networks Inc, a cyber security company stated it would be acquiring Demisto Inc, a U.S.-Israeli information security firm for $560 million using cash and stock. Founded in 2015 by four McAfee executives, Demisto develops and…

T-Mobile US Inc rules out price increase if allowed to acquire Sprint for $26 billion

T-Mobile’s $26 billion acquisition of Sprint has already gained approval from a national security panel headed by the Treasury Department. An antitrust review by the Justice Department and the FCC remain its only hurdles. In a communication to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, T-Mobile US Inc has disclosed that if it gets the go-ahead to…

Qualcomm sees prospects of acquiring NXP as being closed

Qualcomm, the biggest smartphone chipmaker, fell victim to the U.S.-China trade war after it failed to gain approval from Chinese regulators in its $44 billion deal to acquire NXP Semiconductors. On Monday, U.S. chip maker Qualcomm Inc stated, it considers the prospects of acquiring NXP Semiconductors as closed. “While we were grateful to learn of…