Industry Updates

Dell Boomi Spring 2017 platform release now available

Dell Boomi announced the availability of the Spring 2017 release of its cloud-native, enterprise integration platform. You can find the text of the media...

Dropbox expands global private network

File sync and collaboration platform Dropbox is expanding its global private network across North America, Europe, and Australia; with five new regional accelerators. As part...

Arrow Electronics using drones for warehouse operations

Electronics distributor Arrow Electronics is using Phantom 4 drones from DJI, at its two primary distribution centers in Hong Kong and Malaysia, says the company. Arrow's drone...

Worldwide spending on IoT forecast to reach nearly $1.4 trillion in 2021

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow 16.7% year over year in 2017, reaching just over $800 billion. By...

Intel to invest $178 million towards R&D in India

Intel says it will invest $178 million to expand its R&D presence and build a new state-of-the-art design house in Bengaluru., India The proposed...

Palo Alto Networks forms venture fund for early stage investments

Palo Alto Networks is forming a $20 million venture fund. The fund expects to collaborate with Greylock Partners and Sequoia Capital to identify and evaluate...

Verizon completes Yahoo acquisition; Marissa Mayer resigns as CEO

Verizon Communications has completed its acquisition of Yahoo. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO, has resigned from the company. Verizon has combined the Yahoo assets with its existing...

Lingmo launches Watson-powered earpiece for real-time translations

Lingmo International, an Australian technology start-up, has  launched Translate One2One, an earpiece powered by IBM Watson, that the company says can translate spoken conversations...

Alibaba Cloud to open data centers in India and Indonesia

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, says it plans to establish two data centers in Mumbai, India and Jakarta, Indonesia, and...

Honeywell establishing industrial cyber security CoE in Singapore

Honeywell Process Solutions is establishing an industrial cyber security center of excellence (COE) for Asia Pacific in Singapore, with the support of the Singapore...

New York State okays autonomous vehicle testing with Audi

New York has approved Audi's application to be the first company authorized to perform autonomous vehicle testing in the state. The automaker says it intends to demonstrate and test vehicles in New...

IBM opening nanotechnology research lab

IBM is opening a new experimental laboratory for nanotechnology research in Brazil. The NanoLab is part of a $4 million investment within the recently upgraded IBM...

Nokia, Apple settle litigation; sign licensing agreement

Nokia and Apple have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute, and inked a multi-year patent license. Under a business collaboration agreement, Nokia will...

NASA planning 2018 mission to the sun

NASA is planning to fly directly into our sun's atmosphere. The mission, Solar Probe Plus, is scheduled to launch in the summer of 2018. The...

Pitney Bowes working on multi-million Euro e-commerce R&D project

Pitney Bowes says it is opening a new Operations Center in Dublin, that will house a three-year multi-million euro R&D project focused on e-commerce and payments. The...