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Microsoft has acquired BlueTalon, a provider of unified data access control solutions.
Silicon IP and chip provider Rambus has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Northwest Logic, a company providing memory, PCIe and MIPI digital controllers.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of Point of Sale (POS) payment gateway software.
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.