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Jack Dorsey resigns; CTO Parag Agrawal is new Twitter chief executive

Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has stepped down; with the CEO baton now going to Twitter chief technology officer Parag Agrawal.

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Chegg to acquire Busuu for $436M

Chegg has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Busuu, a language learning online platform for $436 million (€385 million).

Smartsheet becomes official technology platform of McLaren Racing

McLaren Racing and Smartsheet have inked a partnership that will see Smartsheet become an official technology partner of the McLaren Formula 1 team.

BAE Systems to acquire simulation software maker BISim

BAE Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), a software developer of simulation training solutions for military organizations.

Sinclair Broadcast Group to deploy Oracle Moat analytics

Sinclair Digital, and its marketing technology and managed services company, Compulse, have selected the Oracle Moat measurement and marketing analytics suite.

Google invests $1B in derivatives marketplace CME

Google Cloud, part of Alphabet, has made an investment of $1 billion in derivates marketplace CME Group (CME). The companies have also inked a cloud agreement. 

Ford gets AT&T 5G for the F-150 Lightning

Ford and AT&T are working together on to outfit the F-150 Lightning pickup with 5G connectivity, at the motor company's Dearborn Rouge site.

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ORNL, Google, Snowflake working on watermarks for tracking streaming data

A team of collaborators from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Google, Snowflake, and Ververica have tested a computing concept that could help speed up real-time processing of data that stream on mobile and other electronic devices.

Nokia announces entry into Software-as-a-Service for CSPs with multiple services

Nokia has launched a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering for communication service providers (CSPs) in the areas of analytics, security, and data management.

KPMG awarded U.S. Patent for cyber incident response solution

KPMG has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for KPMG Digital Responder, a solution enabling rapid response to cyber incidents.

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