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Spotlight: IoT mergers and acquisitions smash records, says 451 Research

Mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things market are shattering records, according to 451 Research.

Antivirus vendor AVG buys VPN service provider Privax for up to $60M

Reflecting the growing concern among companies about mobile security, antivirus software provider AVG has purchased Privax, a provider of virtual private network services for mobile devices and desktops, for up to $60 million.

BlackBerry tackles IoT security with 2 new products

Following on its announcement of the WatchDox acquisition, BlackBerry unveiled on Tuesday two new products designed to secure the Internet of Things: a key management service for sensors and  IoT apps and a high-assurance computer center focused on IoT security.

ARM acquires Bluetooth tech firms to improve battery life of IoT devices

Chip maker ARM is trying to improve the battery life of IoT devices that use Bluetooth to communicate data, with the acquisitions of Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices.

Spotlight: Marlin Equity Partners to buy Fidelis Cybersecurity from General Dynamics

Marlin Equity Partners announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions from General Dynamics for an undisclosed consideration.

Spotlight: Nokia in talks to buy Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia is in advanced talks to acquire wireless network equipment maker Alcatel Lucent, the Finnish firm confirmed on Tuesday.

Singtel to buy MSS firm Trustwave in $810M deal

Singapore-based telecom services provider Singtel is buying Trustwave, a Chicago-based managed security services firm, in a deal worth $810 million.

Spotlight: Enterprise security firm Check Point to buy Lacoon Mobile

Enterprise security firm Check Point Software Technologies has agreed to buy mobile security firm Lacoon Mobile Security, Check Point announced Thursday.

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.