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Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquires Niara

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has acquired Niara, a Sunnyvale, California-based behavior analytics company working in the User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) security market segment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Niara behavioral analytics software automates the detection of...

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

Microsoft has acquired Maluuba, a Montreal-based deep learning company working on natural language understanding. In a blog post, Harry Shum, executive vice president, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, said Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning and reinforcement learning for question-answering and decision-making systems...

PGi to acquire ReadyTalk

PGi has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Denver-based ReadyTalk, a provider of cloud communications services. ReadyTalk was founded in 2001 and, according to a statement released by PGi provides collaboration software and services to more than 6,000 small-...

VMware, AWS collaborating to launch VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware and Amazon Web Services have inked a strategic alliance to build and deliver a jointly-architected solution called VMware Cloud on AWS. The solution will enable customers to run applications across VMware vSphere-based private, public, and hybrid cloud environments. VMware Cloud...

Mentor Graphics, RTI partnering on embedded Industrial IoT development

Mentor Graphics is partnering with embedded middleware vendor RTI, for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) development. The combination of Mentor Embedded technologies and the RTI Connext DDS (Data Distribution Service) middleware, now provides security from the hardware up through the...

VMware, GigaSpaces form Network Functions Virtualization collaboration

VMware and GigaSpaces announced a collaboration to advance open, standards-based orchestration for network functions virtualization (NFV) applications. Under the terms of the collaboration, the TOSCA (Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications)-based Cloudify platform from GigaSpaces will support the VMware vCloud NFV...

AT&T collaborating with Amazon Web Services to integrate cloud and networking capabilities

AT&T has reached a multi-year, strategic alliance agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to optimize delivery of integrated solutions built on the companies' respective cloud and networking capabilities. The collaboration is designed to help both existing and new customers...

Shanhai Capital to acquire Analogix Semiconductor

Analogix Semiconductor and Beijing Shanhai Capital Management have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which a consortium led by Shanhai Capital will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Analogix for over $500 million. China Integrated Circuit Industry...

Virgin Mobile USA selects SugarCRM as CRM vendor

Virgin Mobile in USA has selected SugarCRM as its CRM vendors. "As part of the new strategy for Virgin Mobile, we saw a need for a modern and innovative CRM that would help better meet the needs of our customers," said...

Logitech acquires Saitek from Mad Catz for $13 million

Logitech has acquired Mad Catz's Saitek brand and the Saitek line of flight and space simulation game controller assets for $13 million in cash. Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of gaming at Logitech said in a statement that the...

AMD to pay Globalfoundries over $100 million under amended agreement

AMD has entered into a long-term amendment to its Wafer Supply Agreement (WSA) with semiconductor foundry company GlobalFoundries for the period from Jan. 1, 2016 to Dec. 31, 2020. Under the terms of the new agreement, AMD will pay Globalfoundries $100 million...

Laserfiche announces ECM partnership with Ricoh

Laserfiche has entered into a partnership to provide enterprise content management (ECM) solutions to Ricoh customers. As a part of the new relationship, Ricoh has joined the Laserfiche Value Added Reseller (VAR) Program. Laserfiche and Ricoh’s global partnership dates back...

Square teams up with TouchBistro, Vend

Square is partnering with TouchBistro and Vend, two companies offering checkout or “point-of-sale” software for retail outlets. Under the collaboration, merchants using TouchBistro and Vend solutions, will be able to use Square for payment processing.  The integration is currently being rolled out...

Microsoft buys AI-powered scheduling app Genee

Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, an artificial intelligence-powered scheduling app for meetings. Genee uses natural language processing and optimized decision-making algorithms, says Microsoft.  Co-founders Ben Cheung and Charles Lee, who started the company in 2014, plan to...

Workday, IBM form strategic cloud partnership

IBM and Workday, a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has adopted the IBM Cloud as part of a multi-year strategic partnership.Under the terms of the partnership, IBM Cloud will become the foundation for Workday’s development...