Samsung, VMware collaborating on joint end-to-end IoT solutions

Samsung and VMware announced a new collaboration to expand end-to-end IoT solutions for industrial and enterprise customers. The companies will showcase the combination of the Samsung Artik IoT platform with VMware Pulse IoT...

Square teams up with TouchBistro, Vend

Square is partnering with TouchBistro and Vend, two companies offering checkout or “point-of-sale” software for retail outlets. Under the collaboration, merchants using TouchBistro and Vend solutions, will be able to use Square for...

SoftBank to acquire Boston Dynamics

SoftBank has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire robotics company Boston Dynamics from Alphabet. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Masayoshi Son, chairman & CEO of SoftBank, said, “Today,...

Nokia selects Aricent to develop their FastMile network termination equipment

Aricent announced a technology partnership with Nokia, to design and develop the Nokia FastMile home outdoor modem and indoor router. Ajeet Khunger, business development lead at Aricent, said: "Our working relationship with...

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.

Facebook Acquires Gowalla, Opens First East Coast Office

By Sudarshana Banerjee Facebook has acquired location-sharing service Gowalla, reports Laurie Segall of CNN Money, citing sources close to the company. It is believed most of Gowalla's employees, including founder Josh Williams, will...

Microsoft buys AI-powered scheduling app Genee

Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, an artificial intelligence-powered scheduling app for meetings. Genee uses natural language processing and optimized decision-making algorithms, says Microsoft.  Co-founders Ben Cheung and Charles Lee,...

Ricoh, SAP sign global reseller agreement

Ricoh has signed a global reseller agreement with SAP. As part of the agreement, SAP will resell the RIC image recognition platform as the SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer, imaging intelligence add-on. The...

Workday, IBM form strategic cloud partnership

IBM and Workday, a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has adopted the IBM Cloud as part of a multi-year strategic partnership.Under the terms of the partnership, IBM...

AMD to pay Globalfoundries over $100 million under amended agreement

AMD has entered into a long-term amendment to its Wafer Supply Agreement (WSA) with semiconductor foundry company GlobalFoundries for the period from Jan. 1, 2016 to Dec. 31, 2020. Under the terms of the...

Red Hat Acquires Gluster For $136 Million Cash

Red Hat has agreed to acquire Gluster, a privately-held company, for approximately $136 million in cash. As part of the transaction, Red Hat will also assume unvested Gluster equity outstanding on...

VMware, GigaSpaces form Network Functions Virtualization collaboration

VMware and GigaSpaces announced a collaboration to advance open, standards-based orchestration for network functions virtualization (NFV) applications. Under the terms of the collaboration, the TOSCA (Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications)-based...

Deloitte, Hewlett Packard Enterprise announcing joint IoT solutions

Deloitte announced joint Internet of Things offerings with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, including turnkey IoT solutions for manufacturing, smart retail solution, workplace solutions, and smart venue solution for stadiums. Deloitte will provide the...

IBM to buy Israeli application discovery company EZSource

IBM has completed the acquisition of EZSource, an application discovery company, to help developers modify mainframe applications. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The integration of EZSource's technology into IBM's z Systems...

Gannett acquires SweetIQ Analytics

Gannett has acquired SweetIQ Analytics, a provider of location and reputation management Software-as-a-Service solutions that enable businesses to manage their location data and measure consumer engagement. Terms of the transaction were...