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Microsoft acquires BlueTalon

Microsoft has acquired BlueTalon, a provider of unified data access control solutions.

Rambus to acquire Northwest Logic

Silicon IP and chip provider Rambus has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Northwest Logic, a company providing memory, PCIe and MIPI digital controllers.

Apple to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business

Apple and Intel have signed an agreement for Apple to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces $500 million investment in India

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) says the company plans to invest $500 million in India, over the next five years. 

The Louvre revamps its digital strategy with help from Accenture

The Louvre, which hosts more than ten million visitors annually, is revamping its digital strategy with the help of Accenture.

Raytheon awarded $110M cybersecurity contract

Raytheon has been awarded a contract to develop and deploy a mission-critical, advanced Cybersecurity Operations Center and services for a country in the Middle East North Africa region.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces $500 million investment in India

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) says the company plans to invest $500 million in India, over the next five years. 

The Louvre revamps its digital strategy with help from Accenture

The Louvre, which hosts more than ten million visitors annually, is revamping its digital strategy with the help of Accenture.

Microsoft just invested $1 billion in OpenAI to work on large-scale AI systems

Microsoft is investing $1 billion in artificial intelligence research company OpenAI, as part of a multiyear partnership, to extend Azure’s capabilities in large-scale AI systems.

Nestlé, Enterra Solutions sign multi-year cognitive computing agreement

Nestlé USA has signed a multi-year solution-as-a-service contract with Enterra Solutions, a provider of cognitive computing solutions, for analytics and insights platform and business applications.

8×8 acquires Wavecell for $125 million

8x8, a cloud provider of voice, video, chat and contact center solutions, has acquired privately-held Wavecell, a Singapore-based global Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider, for approximately $125 million.

HHS awards $49 million contract to Ernst & Young for IAAI products and services

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Ernst & Young (EY) a $49 million IDIQ (indefinite delivery indefinite quantity) contract vehicle for intelligent automation and artificial intelligence (IAAI) products and services.

Visa acquires payment gateway software company Payworks

Visa has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of Point of Sale (POS) payment gateway software.

IBM, AT&T ink multi-year alliance

Under the agreement, IBM will help AT&T to modernize the company's Business Solutions' internal software applications. IBM will make AT&T Business its primary provider of software defined networking.