Mobile technologies for MSPs, IT service providers (ITSPs), cybersecurity companies, channel partners and more.

American Tower Acquires CoreSite; Blends Wireless Communications and Data Centers

American Tower-CoreSite Realty M&A deal seeks to optimize end-to-end 5G application rollouts — from central data centers to networks & edge endpoints.

Western Digital-Kioxia Merger Talks Stall: Report

Western Digital-Kioxia merger talks stall, report says. Merger would have created NAND flash memory hardware rival to counter Samsung, Intel, Micron & SK Hynix.

Apple Device Management: MDM Software Company Acquired buys Apple device management software company SimpleMDM. Will MSPs gain a new way to remotely manage Apple macOS, iOS and tvOS devices?

Dataprise Acquires Mobility Managed Services Company Wireless Watchdogs

Dataprise, backed by private equity firm Trinity Hunt Partners, offers mobility, desktop, infrastructure, cloud & cybersecurity managed services.

Cognizant Acquires Autonomous Car Expert ESG Mobility

Global IT consulting firm Cognizant acquires ESG Mobility, a digital automotive engineering R&D provider for connected, autonomous & electric vehicles.

Thoma Bravo-IronSource: SPAC, Mobile App Merger Confirmed

Credit: Thoma Bravo

Thoma Bravo Advantage, the private equity firm’s Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), merges with mobile tech company IronSource.

Nokia Layoffs 2021-2022: 10,000 Staff Cuts Amid R&D Push

Nokia plans 10,000 layoffs. Job cuts arrive as Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark prepares 5G network & digital strategy updates vs. Huawei & Ericsson.

Alleged Nashville Bomber: Technology Consultant with 5G Paranoia?

Alleged Nashville, Tennessee, bomber Anthony Quinn Warner may have targeted AT&T facility over 5G wireless network paranoia.

Accenture Acquires 5G Network Services Consulting Firm Arca

Accenture acquires 5G wireless network services & consulting firm Arca. Accenture gains 5G network engineering, design, deployment & operation expertise.

5G is Here … Kind Of. Now What?

5G is slowly trickling into consumers’ consciousness. What will it take to accelerate acceptance and adoption?