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Spotlight: Proofpoint buys threat intelligence firm Emerging Threats for $40M

Proofpoint has acquired threat intelligence provider Emerging Threats for $40 million in cash and stock.

Spotlight: Your CMS provider was just acquired, now what?

Even though customers shouldn't notice when their CMS providers are acquired or change--at least not in a negative way--there are some questions you should consider asking just in case. 

News Scan: BlackBerry, Samsung quell merger rumors; Albemarle opts to split BYOD costs; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Jan. 16, including BlackBerry's denial of Samsung rumors, chemical firm Albemarle's plans to split BYOD costs with employees, HealthTronics picks AirWatch for mobile management, IoT analytics market making up one-third of analytics revenue by 2020 and tablet market's increase to 8.5 percent CAGR through 2019.

Walmart's lab adds to its mobile mojo with Stylr buy

Wal-Mart's innovation lab--@WalmartLabs--is buying Stylr, a mobile app that enables shoppers to find clothes in nearby stores, for an undisclosed consideration. This marks the 13th acquisition by the retailer's technology lab in the past three years.

Report: Sprint, T-Mobile US close to $31B merger deal

Following last month's report that Deutsche Telekom had accepted Softbank's offer to buy T-Mobile US comes word that Softbank's U.S. carrier Sprint is finalizing details of a merger with T-Mobile.

Apple in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2B

Apple is in talks to buy Beats Electronics, a maker of headphones and provider of a music streaming service, for a reported $3.2 billion, making it the largest acquisition in Apple's history, the  New York Times  reports, citing sources familiar with the negotiations.

Intralinks bags DocTrackr IRM service

Intralinks purchased IRM vendor DocTrackr last week, perhaps beating Box to the punch.

Facebook's dodgy privacy record prompts FTC warning over WhatsApp buy

Facebook's dodgy privacy record has prompted the Federal Trade Commission to take the extraordinary step of warning the social media giant about its proposed $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging startup WhatsApp.

Lithium makes Klout purchase official

Lithium made the Klout purchase official last week.

Did Dropbox just buy a collaboration solution?

Dropbox has reportedly bought a collaboration solution, which if successfully baked into their sync and share tool, could make them much more formidable competition for Box.