Nestlé, Enterra Solutions sign multi-year cognitive computing agreement

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.

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.

HHS awards $49 million contract to Ernst & Young for IAAI products and services

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 acquires payment gateway software company Payworks

Visa has acquired Payworks, a Munich-based provider of Point of Sale (POS) payment gateway software.

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.

Baidu, Snap renew sales partnership

Baidu and Snap have renewed their sales partnership, which first began in May 2017.

By Light selected by DISA for $23.5 million contract

By Light was awarded a $23.5 million task order on the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Global Information Grid Services Management – Engineering, Transition and Implementation (GSM-ETI) contract.

Synopsys awarded DARPA ERI contract extension for signal emulation technology

Synopsys was awarded a contract extension from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the Posh Open Source Hardware (POSH) program to continue innovations in analog/mixed-signal (AMS) verification.

General Dynamics wins $2 billion State department supply chain contract

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a General Dynamics company, has won a $2 billion contract to continue managing the U.S. Department of State (DOS) global technical security supply chain.

U.S. Army Research Lab selects 3D Systems to build world’s largest metal 3D printer

3D Systems has been awarded a $15 million contract by the Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory to create the world's largest, fastest, metal 3D printer.

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.

Commonwealth of Virginia signs fleet tracking SaaS contract with CalAmp

CalAmp has secured a statewide contract with the Commonwealth of Virginia's Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA).

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.

BAE Systems wins $4.7M DARPA contract for ML technology for RF detection platforms

BAE Systems has been awarded funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to integrate machine-learning (ML) technology into platforms that decipher radio frequency signals.