Horizontals

Horizontals

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 America region. Verint’s technology will be deployed to help the cyber analyst team identify and focus...

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 by risks related to cybersecurity, software and hardware and by the need for additional public...

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 stock market in Latin America to apply IBM Blockchain technology within its short selling system...

Clavister selects Webroot for IP reputation services

Network security company Clavister has selected Webroot to provide IP reputation services -- Clavister will complement its range of virtual and appliance-based security services with the Webroot BrightCloud IP Reputation Service. The BrightCloud IP Reputation Service contains a dynamic list of...

Hainan Airlines to use Honeywell predictive analytics and maintenace

Honeywell has signed an agreement for Hainan Airlines (HNA) to become the first airline in the world to use the company's GoDirect Maintenance Service program, which uses connectivity and data analytics for maintenance operations. HNA's current fleet of roughly 50 Airbus A330s...

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 on contextual analytics ahead of the start of the League of Legends 2017 NA LCS...

Raytheon, Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company sign cooperation MoU

Raytheon and the Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company (MIC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on defense-related projects and technology development. The agreement covers Air Defense Systems, Smart Munitions, C4I Systems and Cyber Security of Defense Systems and...

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 Artik IoT platform with VMware Pulse IoT Center, offering enterprise-grade, end-to-end IoT infrastructure solutions, according...

D-Wave raises $50 million

Quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has received new capital in the form of convertible notes from the Public Sector Pension Investment Board. PSP Investments funded $30 million at closing, with an additional $20 million available at D-Wave's option upon...

Mocana raises $11 million

Mocana, a San Francisco, California-based provider of security solutions for industrial control systems and the Internet of Things founded in 2002,  has received $11 million in investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Trident Capital Fund and GE Ventures. The latest funding brings...

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 Commonwealth of Massachusetts to have licensed pilots and a FAA approved Air Wing for municipal...

Bosch, Nvidia developing AI self-driving systems for mass market cars

Bosch says it is working with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence self-driving systems for mass market cars. According to a statement from Nvidia, the two companies are developing an AI self-driving car computer built on Nvidia's deep learning software and hardware,...

D-Wave, Virginia Tech to create permanent quantum computing center

D-Wave and Virginia Tech have inked an agreement to work towards the creation of a permanent quantum computing center, to house a D-Wave system at the Hume Center for National Security and Technology. The initiative is a joint effort to...

Intel buys Mobileye for $15.3B

Intel is acquiring Mobileye, an Israeli company that makes sensors and cameras for driverless vehicles, for roughly $15.3 billion.The transaction has been approved by the Intel and Mobileye boards, and is expected to close within the next nine months subject to customary closing...

Commercial 50 qubits quantum computing systems coming in few years, says IBM

IBM says it aims at constructing commercial IBM Q quantum computing systems with ~50 qubits in the next few years, delivered via the company's cloud platform. IBM Q systems will be designed to tackle problems that are currently seen as too complex...