mergers and acquisitons

  • Confirmed: Zebra Technologies Is Buying Motorola Solutions’ Handheld Unit For $3.45B

    Confirmed: Zebra Technologies Is Buying Motorola Solutions’ Handheld Unit For $3.45B

    Zebra Technologies, a manufacturer of barcode, receipt, kiosk and RFID printers and supplies  announced today that they were buying Motorola Solutions’ handheld unit for $3.45B. Philip Gerskovich, Senior Vice President for New Growth Platforms at Zebra, explained to me in a phone interview that the two companies have been working together for years. Zebra has printed the bar codes… Read More

  • IBM Scoops Up Silverpop

    IBM Scoops Up Silverpop

    IBM announced today it intends to buy Silverpop, a cloud marketing platform that gives marketers insight into customer activity online. Silverpop gives IBM a cloud-based marketing personalization tool that promises to provide users with a way to understand their customers better and offer more personalized experiences based on what they know. For instance, if you know that your customer is… Read More