Cisco acquiring AppDynamics for $3.7 billion

Cisco is acquiring AppDynamics, a privately held application performance management company based in San Francisco, for approximately $3.7 billion. AppDynamics will continue to be led by CEO David Wadhwani as a new software business...

AT&T collaborating with Amazon Web Services to integrate cloud and networking capabilities

AT&T has reached a multi-year, strategic alliance agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to optimize delivery of integrated solutions built on the companies' respective cloud and networking capabilities. The collaboration is...

Industry leaders form OpenCAPI Consortium to work on datacenter performance

AMD, Dell EMC, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Mellanox Technologies, Micron, NVIDIA and Xilinx have come together to announce a new, open specification that can increase datacenter server performance by up to...

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...

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,...

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...

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,...

BlackBerry inks embedded technology partnership with Fujisoft and Hitachi

BlackBerry is expanding its network of embedded technology partners with two new partners in Japan - Fujisoft and Hitachi Industry & Control Solutions.

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...

Flir Systems acquires Aeryon Labs for $200M

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

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...

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...

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...

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...