INDUSTRY UPDATE

Autonomous vehicles will add $81 billion in new insurance premiums: Accenture

Insurance coverage for autonomous vehicles will bring US$81 billion in new premiums to the U.S. auto insurance industry over the next eight years, driven...

AT&T launches LTE-M network for IoT

Telecommunications conglomerate AT&T says it has completed deployment of its nationwide LTE-M network ahead of schedule. The network is expected to enable Internet of Things...

Hanover receives FAA approval for municipal drone program

The Town of Hanover in Massachusetts has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its drone program, the first municipality in the...

IT & TELECOM

Samsung, VMware collaborating on joint end-to-end IoT solutions

Samsung and VMware announced a new collaboration to expand end-to-end IoT solutions for industrial and enterprise customers. The companies will showcase the combination of the Samsung...

Turkcell, Huawei expand collaboration; working on IoT, smart cities

Turkish mobile phone operator Turkcell and Chinese networking and telecommunications equipment and services company Huawei, are expanding their existing collaboration to include joint R&D...

Gannett acquires SweetIQ Analytics

Gannett has acquired SweetIQ Analytics, a provider of location and reputation management Software-as-a-Service solutions that enable businesses to manage their location data and measure...

GOVERNMENT

Verint wins multimillion dollar project LatAm security project

Security and intelligence data mining software company Verint Systems has won a multimillion dollar project for a new Government Security Operations Center (GSOC) in the Latin...

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Black Hat Asia 2017
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 March 28 - 31
 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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OTHER NEWS

IBM, Santiago Exchange introducing securities lending blockchain solution

IBM and Chile's Santiago Exchange have inked a partnership to introduce blockchain technology across the country's financial sector. The agreement makes the Santiago Exchange the first...

Mobalytics, Team Liquid partner on eSports contextual analytics

Gaming analytics company Mobalytics has partnered with premier eSports franchise Team Liquid. The partnership will see Team Liquid's coaches, players and analysts work with Mobalytics...

Avnet, Xilinx expand global channel relationship

Global technology distributor Avnet and Xilinx have renewed their Primary Global Channel relationship of 31 consecutive years, and wider distribution of Xilinx’s products. The expansion of...

LATEST FUNDINGS

QASymphony raises $40M

Enterprise test case management and quality assurance software company QASymphony has raised $40 million in a...

OppSource raises $1.22M

Minnesota-based sales development software company OppSource has raised $1.22 million in funding. The round was...

D-Wave raises $50 million

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has received new capital in the form of convertible notes...

Mocana raises $11 million

Mocana, a San Francisco, California-based provider of security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet...

Cradlepoint closes $89M Series C round

Cradlepoint, a company that provides 4G LTE enterprise network solutions,  including SD-WAN and cloud services, has...