A look at Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple’s high-tech buying spree:

Facebook Inc. is spending $2 billion to get into virtual reality. In the real world, the deal highlights a high-stakes race among the tech industry’s giants for continued dominance over a rapidly changing digital landscape.

2013 Global Tech, Media, And Telecom M&A Up Over 50% From 2012

If it seems like M&A activity in the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) sectors has been reaching a fever pitch, the data backs up the hypothesis. Mergermarket has released a 2013 Global M&A roundup report for the sector, and the 

Facing Regulators, LBO Woes, 2014 Leveraged Loan Issuers Have Tough Act To Follow

Leveraged loan arrangers in the U.S. believe issuance is more likely to recede than advance in 2014. At least, if the forward calendar of all-important M&A loans is any indication. The M&A calendar at the end of 2013 was relatively thin,