Avast acquires Piriform, makers of CCleaner

Security company Avast has acquired Piriform, a provider of device performance optimization software. Founded and based in London, UK, Piriform’s flagship product is the...

Fujitsu inks biometrics agreement with ImageWare

Fujitsu has signed multi-modal biometric identity management solutions company ImageWare Systems, as its Biometrics-as-a-Service partner. Biometric identity and access management solutions from Fujitsu, including its...

Symantec to integrate Bay Dynamics’ Risk Fabric software

Cyber risk analytics company Bay Dynamics has inked a technology partnership with Symantec, under the terms of which, Symantec is integrating Bay Dynamics' flagship...

Los Angeles County selects CGI for $68.7 million IT systems modernization project

The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) has selected CGI for the modernization of financial and human resources IT systems. Under a US$68.7...

Automotive

Baidu to use Microsoft cloud for self-driving cars outside of China

The self-driving car alliance formed by Chinese Internet search giant Baidu will be using Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform. As a member of the Apollo alliance,...

General Motors inks agreement with MapAnything

General Motors has inked a strategic agreement with MapAnything, a geo-productivity software company funded by Salesforce Ventures. Under the terms of the agreement, GM has launched...

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Visa, PayPal extend partnership to Europe

Visa and PayPal have inked an extension of their strategic partnership to Europe. The two...

TGI Fridays becomes first UK bar to implement Bar Tab from Mastercard and Oracle

TGI Fridays, Oracle and Mastercard have launched Bar Tab at the restaurant chain's Leicester Square...

Library of Congress, National Archives join PDF Association

The Library of Congress and the National Archives have joined the PDF Association, say the...

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Staples pilots robotic material handling solution

Office supplies retailer Staples says it is developing a robotic material handling solution for their...

Techniplas opens additive manufacturing center in California

Techniplas, a company that provides design and manufacturing of automotive products and services, has opened...

Comcast rolls out enterprise IoT service to major markets

Comcast says it plans to expand its enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) service, machineQ, to...

Public cloud services expected to reach $128 billion in 2017: IDC

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $266 billion in...

Bluetooth SIG announces mesh networking capability

Bluetooth now supports mesh networking, says the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). Mesh networking capability enables many-to-many...