EBay signs agreement to acquire Terapeak

EBay has signed an agreement to acquire Terapeak, a Toronto-based data company that provides analytics on eBay, Amazon, and Alibaba.

Department of Defense awards FoxGuard cybersecurity grant

FoxGuard Solutions was awarded a grant from the Department of Defense to develop a cybersecurity platform for energy management and control systems.

Target buys Shipt for $550 million

Retail giant Target is acquiring Shipt, an online same-day grocery delivery platform, for $550 million in cash.

Polaris selects JDA Software for supply chain overhaul

Polaris, a manufacturer of snowmobiles, ATV, and neighborhood electric vehicles, has selected JDA Software for a multi-phase supply chain transformation initiative.

The L’Occitane Group selects Salesforce

The L'Occitane Group—an international producer and retailer of natural cosmetics and well-being products—has selected Salesforce Commerce Cloud.

Honda signs autonomous driving deal with Chinese AI company SenseTime

Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime has signed a long-term development agreement with Japanese car manufacturer Honda, to build cars with autonomous driving.

CNSI awarded $166 million Department of Labor contract

Business solutions provider CNSI has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL)'s Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP).

Fusion Genomics selects IBM cloud

Vancouver-based company Fusion Genomics has selected IBM’s cloud capabilities. The cloud solution enables Fusion Genomics’ system to gather and process multiple elements in unison says IBM.

NCI awarded $21M task order with US Army

NCI was awarded a three-year task order valued at $21 million under the Total Engineering and Integration Services (TEIS) III contract for IT services.

Intuit selects AWS for machine learning and AI

Intuit has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads.

Endeavor Robotics provides ‘throwable’ robots to German armed forces

Endeavor Robotics has delivered 44 FirstLook robots to the German government. FirstLooks are often used to clear buildings and detect IEDs.

Baidu, Xiaomi to work together on AI, IoT technologies

Baidu and Xiaomi have entered into a partnership to collaborate on artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

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Worldwide spending on industry cloud in the finance industry expected to reach $3.2 billion: IDC

Worldwide spending on industry cloud in the finance industry (banking, insurance, and securities and investment services combined) is expected to reach $3.2 billion in 2017, says IDC.

U.S. IT sector employment expands by 8,100 jobs in November

New hiring in computer and electronics manufacturing and technology services and custom software development sparked November job growth for the U.S. information technology (IT)...

IBM unveils next-gen servers geared for AI and deep learning

IBM has unveiled its next-generation Power Systems Servers, incorporating the company's POWER9 processor; built specifically for compute-intensive AI workloads, says the company.

AWS launches GuardDuty managed threat detection

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched GuardDuty, a managed threat detection service that monitors account activity for malicious or unauthorized behavior.

AWS introduces new instances

Amazon has launched a bare metal instance offering for its Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), and introduced a new Storage Optimized instance family (H1 instances).

AWS PrivateLink can be used to access third-party SaaS applications

AWS PrivateLink can now be used to access third-party SaaS applications, says Amazon Web Services (AWS).

RealNetworks launches Kontxt text messaging management for carriers

RealNetworks has launched Kontxt, a product that offers text messaging management on mobile networks.

Cyber Monday was largest online sales day in history, says Adobe

Adobe released its 2017 online shopping data for Cyber Monday and the holiday weekend overall. Cyber Monday is projected to hit a new record...

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Intuit selects AWS for machine learning and AI

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