Shopify to acquire 6 River Systems for $450M

Multi-channel commerce platform company Shopify has reached an agreement to acquire 6 River Systems.

TPG to acquire CollabNet

TPG Capital has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CollabNet, from Vector Capital.

Palo Alto Networks to acquire Zingbox

Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire IoT security company Zingbox for $75 million.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Matterport to acquire Arraiy

3D capture technology and data company Matterport is acquiring Arraiy, a machine learning and computer vision technology company, that lets users create virtual worlds.

Motorola Solutions acquires WatchGuard

Motorola Solutions has acquired WatchGuard, a mobile video solutions company.

Cisco to acquire Acacia for $2.6 billion

Cisco is acquiring Acacia Communications for $2.6 billion. Acacia, an existing Cisco supplier, designs and manufactures high-speed, optical interconnect technologies.

Microsoft, ServiceNow announce strategic partnership

Microsoft  and ServiceNow have inked a partnership, whereby ServiceNow will house its full SaaS experience on Azure in addition to its own private cloud.

Google to acquire Elastifile

Google has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Elastifile, a provider of scalable, enterprise file storage for the cloud.

Applied Materials to acquire Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR

Applied Materials has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion in cash from global investment firm KKR