Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft  and LinkedIn have entered into a definitive agreement, under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion. This is the largest acquisition to date for...

Fortinet acquires AccelOps for $28mn

Cyber security solutions company Fortinet has acquired AccelOps, a Santa Clara, California-based provider of network security monitoring and analytics solutions. Fortinet paid approximately $28 million in cash for the company, with up to an additional...

Gainspeed to be acquired by Nokia

Nokia is acquiring Gainspeed, a Sunnyvale, California-based start-up specializing in DAA (Distributed Access Architecture) solutions for the cable industry, via its Virtual CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform) product line. Gainspeed was founded in...

Lenovo to use Movidius machine vision technology for virtual reality projects

Ultra-low power machine vision technology company Movidius has inked a partnership with Lenovo to provide vision processing technology to a variety of VR-centric Lenovo products. Under the terms of the agreement, Lenovo will be...

Salesforce signs definitive agreement to acquire Demandware in $2.8 billion deal

Salesforce is acquiring enterprise cloud commerce solutions company Demandware in a transaction worth approximately $2.8 billion. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of Salesforce’s fiscal year 2017, ending July...

Microsoft Office coming to Xiaomi phones; Xiaomi buys 1500 patents

Handset-maker Xiaomi will ship Microsoft Office and Skype on the company's Android smartphones and tablets, following a global agreement with Microsoft. The companies' new collaboration also includes a cross-license and patent transfer...

Intel buys computer vision company Itseez

Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Itseez, a company working in Computer Vision (CV) algorithms and implementations for embedded and specialized hardware. Itseez will be part of the company's Internet of Things...

Salesforce selects AWS as public cloud infrastructure provider

Salesforce has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. The company will expand its use of AWS to core services—including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud, Community Cloud,...

Honeywell signs wifi contract with Empire Aviation

Honeywell has signed an agreement with Empire Aviation Group to provide its full suite of GoDirect connectivity services and products for the cabin and cockpit. The technologies, developed by Honeywell's recent acquisition,...

Brocade, Guiyang High-Tech Industrial Investment Group launch China JV

Brocade and the Guiyang High-Tech Industrial Investment Group (HTII), have signed a joint venture agreement to establish Guizhou Huiling Technology (GHTC). The joint venture combines Brocade's leading data center networking solutions with...

Microsoft, Facebook team up to build subsea cable across the Atlantic

Microsoft and Facebook have signed an agreement to build a subsea cable across the Atlantic.  The new 'MAREA' cable will help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for...

Cryptsoft Signs Enterprise Licensing Agreement With NetApp

Brisbane, Australia-based Cryptsoft has signed an enterprise licensing agreement with NetApp for Cryptsoft's Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) C Client SDK. As an enterprise licensee, NetApp has the option to deploy KMIP...

DRS Technologies, Roboteam Partner UP For U.S. Army E.O.D. Robotics Opportunity

DRS Technologies has signed a strategic teaming agreement with Roboteam to develop a solution for the U.S. Army's emerging Common Robotic System – Individual (CRS-I) program. This alliance combines Roboteam's technologies and...

Limelight To Power Neustar DDoS Mitigation Network

Limelight Networks will be powering Neustar’s Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation network. Neustar, based in Sterling, Virginia, is a provider of real-time information services and security solutions for DDoS attacks. Limelight Networks operates...

HP Enterprise Services To Merge With CSC

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the technology solutions company that split off from HP only last year, plans for a tax-free spin-off and merger of its enterprise services business with CSC. The spin-off and merger is...