Why are there an increasing number of mergers with companies in different industries?

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There is an increase in the number of mergers from different industries out of fear of Silicon Valley companies. Companies such as Netflix, Amazon, and Apple are taking over the media industry with their streaming services platform. This growth has brought about fears that these companies may dominate everything one day.

Competition has led the largest media firms to own both the content as well as the platforms on which the content appears. This year, the value of the announced media deals has jumped to $323 billion, up nearly 440...

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