The transaction creates a "diversified leader in wired and wireless communication semiconductors," says Avago's chief executive.
Letter to President Barack Obama rejects the notion that U.S. companies should weaken product security in the interest of law enforcement.
Finance chiefs' insufficient understanding of IT issues is still a major hurdle, though, says E&Y.
The combination will provide customers a "premium digital experience based on a global multiscreen network platform," says Verizon.
Gross margins for Microsoft's business cloud services will reach 44% in the year ending in June, up from 15% a year earlier.
BlackBerry makes another deal in support of its strategy to become "the premier platform for secure mobile communications software and applications."
Internet Explorer will be included in Windows 10 as an optional browser but will be phased out eventually.
"When you stripped away its relatively heavy cost structure," the hedge fund chief believed, "there was a core...worth saving."