9 tech acquisitions that made no sense at the time (some of which still don't)

Marian McHugh
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As Oracle enters the fray to take control of TikTok’s US business, CRN looks back on some bewildering acquisitions that did not appear to be natural bedfellows at the time, but some have proven to be canny investments, while others are still too recent to judge and others were unmitigated disasters.

This year began with the tech industry puzzled by Xerox's proposed takeover of its larger rival HP. If 2020 has proven anything, it's that things can always get stranger. Though the pandemic put pa...

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