Apple’s spending spree continues with the announcement of another deal

This morning Apple announced that they have agreed to acquire AuthenTec, a US-based provider of mobile and network security, for a fee in the region of USD 355m.

Is this the start of the spread of ‘ethical banking’?

As Co-operative Group agrees to acquire more than 600 Lloyds TSB branches, could this lead to other banks re-examining their own activities?

Is your TV watching you?

Yesterday saw the announcement by TiVo, the US based advanced television entertainment company, of its intention to acquire Tra Inc for a figure in the region of USD 20m.

Football: ‘it’s a mug’s game’

I know the phrase should be “Gambling: it’s a mugs game”, but in light of speculation yesterday that yet another English Premier League club is about to be sold to foreign investors, I can’t help feeling that the original phrase should be changed.

Manchester United changes its game plan and decides to list on NYSE

The saga of the Glazers’ Manchester United ownership took yet another turn this week with the announcement that the company will undertake a public listing.