Armaments Research Company awarded Air Force $1.5M ground sensor data contract

Armaments Research Company (ARC), an IoT and predictive analytics company, was given a $1.5 milion Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract.

Twilio acquires Electric Imp

Electric Imp has been acquired by Twilio.

University of California Riverside wins $10M grant to develop environmental AI

The University of California Riverside (UCR), has won a $10 million grant to develop artificial intelligence that can be used for environmental and economic stability of agriculture in the Western U.S.

Teradyne selects Qualtrics for employee experience

Teradyne is working with Qualtrics' EmployeeXM employee experience management platform.

Energy company Eon starts working with SAP on billing processes

SAP and Eon, a Germany-based privately-owned energy supplier, have inked a partnership to build a platform based on the S/4HANA Utilities solution.

Pacific Airlines enters strategic partnership with Sabre for integrated passenger platform

Pacific Airlines with national carrier parent company Vietnam Airlines Group and Sabre, have inked an agreement; under the terms of which the airlines company will adopt the Sabre Passenger Service System (PSS).

PepsiCo inks five-year IT modernization deal with Microsoft

PepsiCo and Microsoft have inked a five-year partnership, under the terms of which Microsoft will be the preferred cloud provider for PepsiCo.

AP to equip visual journalists globally with Sony imaging products

Sony and The Associated Press (AP) have inked a collaboration that will make Sony the exclusive imaging products and support provider for AP news photographers and video journalists globally.

Equifax acquires Ansonia

Equifax has acquired Ansonia, a provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable data used by financial institutions, creditors, and businesses focused on the transportation and logistics industries.

Remitly raises $85M

Digital remittance company Remitly has raised a $85 million funding round.

Chorus raises $45M

Chorus.ai, a conversation intelligence platform for sales teams, has raised a $45 million Series C round.

Explorium raises $31M (Israel)

Tel Aviv, Israel-based data discovery company Explorium has raised $31 million. The Series B funding round was led by...

RangeForce raises $16M

Virginia, PA-based RangeForce, a provider of on-demand, cloud-based cybersecurity training, has raised a $16 million.

TrekIT Health raises $1M

TrekIT Health, providers of a collaborative online workspace for clinicians, has raised $1 million.

Thought Machine raises $42M (London)

Thought Machine, a cloud native banking technology firm, has raised an additional $42 million as part of its Series B round. 

Stack Overflow raises $85M

Stack Overflow has raised $85 million in Series E funding. The investment was led by GIC, with participation from new investors Silver Lake Waterman.

Quantilope raises $28M

Agile insights platform company Quantilope has raised $28 million in a Series B funding round.

Quantexa raises $64.7M

Contextual decision intelligence software company Quantexa has raised $64.7 million in Series C funding.

Sidecar Health raises $20M

Health insurtech company Sidecar Health has raised $20 million. The round was led by Cathay Innovation.

Using pencils to draw bioelectronic tattoos

One day, people could monitor their own health conditions by simply picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin, according to researchers.

Researchers working on moth-sized drone with flapping wings

A research team from Singapore, Australia, China and Taiwan has designed a 26 gram (roughly, one ounce) ornithopter (flapping wing aircraft).

Chorus raises $45M

Chorus.ai, a conversation intelligence platform for sales teams, has raised a $45 million Series C round.

Explorium raises $31M (Israel)

Tel Aviv, Israel-based data discovery company Explorium has raised $31 million. The Series B funding round was led by...

Quantilope raises $28M

Agile insights platform company Quantilope has raised $28 million in a Series B funding round.

Autodesk to acquire Pype

Autodesk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Pype, a provider of cloud-based solutions for automating construction project management workflows.

Q&A: Facebook’s CTO is at war with bad content, and AI is his best weapon — IEEE Spectrum

Mike Schroepfer explains Facebook’s AI strategy against hate speech and election interference, writes Tekla S. Perry. Here is the link:...

LogicHub selected by Defense Innovation Unit to deliver intelligent decision automation platform

LogicHub was selected by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) organization, to deliver an Intelligent Decision Automation Platform (iDAP) prototype.

Microsoft launches Azure IoT connector for FHIR, fueling the Internet of Medical Things — IoT Times

The Azure IoT Connector for FHIR is built on the HITRUST-certified Azure platform, writes Pablo Valerio. Here is the link: https://iot.eetimes.com/microsoft-launches-azure-iot-connector-for-fhir-fueling-the-internet-of-medical-things/

Movilitas selected by Incheon-based Celltrion for SAP solutions

Movilitas was selected by Incheon, Korea-based biopharmaceutical company Celltrion to manage their SAP Advanced Track and Trace for Pharmaceuticals (ATTP) and the Information Collaboration Hub (ICH) deployments.