Sunday, March 18, 2018

Endeavor Robotics wins $9.2 million U.S. Marine Corps order

Unmanned ground vehicles company Endeavor Robotics has received a $9.2 million order to deliver Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGVs) to the U.S. Marine Corps....

McDonald’s selects Anaqua trademark management software

McDonald’s has entered into a multi-year agreement to use its platform to manage trademark prosecution, enforcement and related legal matters, said Anaqua.

Yahoo Japan deploys Apstra AOS

Yahoo Japan has selected and deployed AOS in its production multi-vendor Clos data center network in November 2017, says Apstra.

WidePoint awarded $1.5 million task order by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

WidePoint will deliver mobile telecom lifecycle managed services to the HHS OCIO under the HHS Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA).

Apple to acquire digital magazine service Texture

Apple has signed an agreement to acquire Texture; a digital magazine subscription service by Next Issue Media, which gives users access to titles for a monthly subscription fee.

ABN AMRO chooses Wolters Kluwer and SAS for reporting software solution

ABN AMRO, the third largest bank in the Netherlands with more than 22,000 employees, has chosen Wolters Kluwer and SAS to provide an integrated finance, risk and regulatory reporting software solution.

U.S. Army awards SAIC $108 million task order to develop virtual apps

The U.S. Army Human Resources Command awarded Science Applications International (SAIC) a $108 million task order to continue to develop, operate, and maintain more than 191 virtual applications that support soldiers.

Nordstrom acquires two retail technology companies

Nordstrom has closed deals to acquire two retail technology companies: BevyUp, the innovators behind a digital selling tool, and MessageYes, a platform rooted in conversational commerce.



U.S. IT sector adds 4,600 jobs in February, says CompTIA

The U.S. information technology sector employment expanded by 4,600 new jobs in February, with four of five employment categories recording modest growth, according to CompTIA, the leading technology industry association.

Worldwide server market revenue surges, finds IDC

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 26.4% year over year to $20.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17).

7-Eleven stores in Thailand geting AI-based facial recognition, behavioral analysis

Remark Holdings, a global technology company focused on artificial intelligence, and CP ALL are partnering to deploy Remark's KanKan data intelligence and AI technologies in approximately 11,000 7-Eleven stores that CP ALL operates throughout Thailand.

HP Launches Device as a Service for Apple

HP has unveiled a set of Device as a Service (DaaS) offerings for customers and channel partners, including the launch of DaaS for Apple.


Red Hat, Azul Systems expand alliance

Red Hat is bringing high density storage capabilities to its in-memory data management technology, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid, through an expanded alliance with Azul Systems.

Wipro to acquire stake in the Denim Group

Wipro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a minority stake in the Denim Group. 

Ficosota opts for DSX SaaS for supply chain

Ficosota, a provider of household and personal care products, has chosen DSX SaaS from Demand Management, as its new supply chain planning platform.

Panasonic, Scrum Ventures announce joint venture for startup acceleration

Panasonic is forming BeeEdge, a joint venture with Scrum Ventures, a San Francisco based early-stage venture capital firm.

Dropbox, Google Cloud partnering to deliver cross-platform integrations

Dropbox has inked a partnership with Google Cloud. The company says it plans to develop a series of cross-platform integrations that connect G Suite cloud productivity tools and content (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Hangouts) with its collaboration platform.

Nokia, Intel and Verizon collaborate on virtualized RAN architectures

Nokia, Intel and Verizon are collaborating on Cloud RAN architectures for 4G, 5G and IoT in the cloud. The first milestone in developing Verizon's vRAN 1.0 architecture and path to commercialization was a trial of Cloud RAN in Oklahoma City.