Intuit selects AWS for machine learning and AI

Intuit has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its standard for machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads.

Ultrahaptics acquires Leap Motion

Ultrahaptics is acquiring AR/VR company Leap Motion for a reported $30 million.

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...

Tessera, Broadcom settle dispute; sign licensing agreement

Tessera Technologies, a subsidiary of Xperi, has entered into agreements with Broadcom to settle and dismiss all pending litigation between them.

PayPal to acquire Simility for $120M

PayPal has agreed to acquire Simility, a fraud prevention and risk management platform, for $120 million.

Accenture acquires Israeli cybersecurity company Maglan

Accenture has acquired Maglan, a privately-held Israeli cybersecurity company specializing in offensive cyber simulation, vulnerability countermeasures, cyber forensics and malware defenses. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The capabilities of...

Tyler Technologies to acquire Socrata

Tyler Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Socrata, a Seattle-based venture-backed technology company.

Google brings Windows apps to Chromebooks with VMware

Enterprise Chrome device users will now be able to access Windows desktops and applications, and use these devices as next-generation thin clients. VMware is becoming the first unified endpoint management (UEM)...

Oracle buys DataScience

Oracle  has signed an agreement to acquire privately-held data analysis company DataScience.com. Financial terms of the transaction were not shared.

Cisco, Google ink hybrid cloud partnership

Cisco and Google Cloud have inked a partnership to deliver a hybrid cloud solution. The companies will provide an open hybrid cloud offering that enables applications and services to be deployed,...

Accenture and Pivotal form new cloud business group

Accenture and Pivotal Software have formed a new business group.

Akamai Technologies to acquire Nominum

Akamai Technologies has entered into an agreement to acquire Nominum, a privately-funded Internet security services company headquartered in Redwood City, CA. The all-cash transaction is expected to close later this quarter. The...

Jacobs acquires Blue Canopy

Jacobs Engineering Group has acquired Blue Canopy, a data analytics, cybersecurity and application development firm. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Blue Canopy specializes in customized cybersecurity, data analytics and...

Adobe to acquire Marketo for $4.75B

Adobe has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire B2B marketing engagement platform Marketo for $4.75 billion. 

Starbreeze, Acer Form Virtual Reality JV

Starbreeze and Acer have signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture for the StarVR Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Display (HMD). The two companies aim to cooperate on the design, manufacturing, promotion, marketing and sales of the StarVR HMD to the professional- and location-based entertainment market.