back to article Gemalto friendzones Atos: We're with Thales now, get the hint

After turning down a €4.3bn (£3.8bn) buyout offer from Atos last week, Dutch security and chip biz Gemalto announced today that it has accepted a €4.8bn (£4.2bn) deal from French defence group Thales. Thales, recently seen on The Reg as builders of some crash-happy drones, made a joint statement with its new beau, in which CEO …

  1. John Smith 19 Gold badge

    Ah Atos

    As in "Who gives a-tos how incompetent they are (certainly not governments, who regularly re-hire them)?"

  2. Potemkine! Silver badge

    It's probably better for Gemalto workers

    Becoming Atos wage slaves wouldn't be as pleasant.

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