PTC working with Microsoft to create MR experience

PTC is working to create enterprise mixed reality (MR) experiences with Microsoft HoloLens. The two companies will jointly work to help incorporate building hands-free MR experiences using ThingWorx Studio, say the...

GE To Use Office 365 Suite

Microsoft and General Electric have signed an agreement, under the terms of which Microsoft's cloud productivity suite Office 365 will be used by GE's more than 300,000 employees across 170 countries worldwide. GE...

Cisco to acquire Duo Security for $2.35B

Cisco is acquiring privately-held Duo Security. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay $2.35 billion in cash and assumed equity for the company.

Amazon Buys Elemental

Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies, a company that provides software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, and are subject to closing conditions....

Accenture acquires Mackevision

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Germany-based Mackevision, a producer of 3D-enabled and immersive product content.

Flir Systems acquires Aeryon Labs for $200M

Flir Systems has acquired Aeryon Labs, a developer of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), for $200 million. 

BlackBerry signs first Secure licensing deal

BlackBerry has signed its first BlackBerry Secure licensing deal with Yangzhou New Telecom Science and Technology Company (NTD), a Yangzhou and Beijing based electronics design firm that develops and manufactures smartphones...

HubSpot Buys Rekindle

Sales software company HubSpot has acquired Rekindle, a Boston-based company with an app by the same name, that lets users connect with old friends and lovers. Rekindle is backed by Atlas Venture ,...

ABB, HPE to deliver joint OT-IT industry solutions

ABB and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have inked a strategic global partnership that combines ABB Ability, the company's digital solutions with HPE’s hybrid information technology solutions.

Baidu Signs Mobile Photo Sharing Deal With Cooliris

Chinese search giant Baidu is collaborating with Palo Alto, California-based company Cooliris, to bring mobile photo sharing services to its 100 million users. Baidu released the Cooliris app for iPhone and...

Accenture and Pivotal form new cloud business group

Accenture and Pivotal Software have formed a new business group.

Mentor Graphics, RTI partnering on embedded Industrial IoT development

Mentor Graphics is partnering with embedded middleware vendor RTI, for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) development. The combination of Mentor Embedded technologies and the RTI Connext DDS (Data Distribution Service) middleware, now...

Xplore Wins $9M Bobcat Computers Order

Rugged computers-maker Xplore Technologies, has received purchase orders in excess of $9 million for the delivery of 3,400 fully-rugged Bobcat Windows series of tablets and docks from a major U.S.  telecommunications company,...

Baidu, Xiaomi to work together on AI, IoT technologies

Baidu and Xiaomi have entered into a partnership to collaborate on artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

VMware, AWS collaborating to launch VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware and Amazon Web Services have inked a strategic alliance to build and deliver a jointly-architected solution called VMware Cloud on AWS. The solution will enable customers to run applications across VMware...