British group Micro Focus will merge with some of Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software assets, the pair said, in a further consolidation of the global tech sector after SoftBank's blockbuster purchase of ARM Holdings.
A top Google official on Tuesday hailed Israel's tech sector, saying it trailed only Silicon Valley in the United States when it comes to "initiatives".
The massive shakeup announced by Intel reflects the rapid changes in the tech sector and aims to position the Silicon Valley titan for a post-PC world.
A wave of Silicon Valley-style disruption is hitting the food industry.
Fitbit, the company known for wearable devices promoting healthy lifestyles, saw its shares surge Thursday following the biggest stock offering this year for the tech sector.
Gigaom, one of the oldest major technology news blogs, announced it was shutting down after running out of cash.
Fifteen years after the bursting of the dot-com bubble, the tech sector is flying high again, with record amounts of cash pouring in, and renewed fears about inflated valuations.
Dealmaking in the tech sector jumped last year to the highest levels since the dot-com boom, a consultancy report said Tuesday.
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella's gaffe over women, pay raises and karma comes as the US tech industry is facing up to questions over diversity and gender equality.
Google said Thursday its popular Gmail service would use encryption to thwart snooping, in the latest move by the tech sector reassuring customers following revelations about US surveillance programs.