17 of the most notable tech acquisitions of 2016:
Some interesting - and extremely expensive - tech acquisitions have taken place in recent weeks, with OpenText buying Dell's enterprise content division, HP grabbing Samsung's printer business, SoftBank snapping up Cambridge-based chipmakers ARM and Verizon agreeing to buy Yahoo Inc for $4.8 billion (£3.6 billion), not to mention Oracle's latest acquisition of NetSuite. In fact, 2016 has been packed full of major tech acquisitions. We've listed some of the most notable corporate takeovers to occur in 2016.
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