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)...

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,...

Teradyne acquires autonomous mobile robot company MiR for $148 million

Teradyne has acquired Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) of Odense, Denmark for $148 million. 

CenturyLink selling data centers, colocation business for $2.5 billion

CenturyLink is selling its data centers and colocation business to a group of funds for $2.15 billion in cash, and a minority stake to be valued at $150 million in the investor's...

Aerohive signs OEM agreement with Dell EMC

Aerohive Networks has signed an Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) agreement with Dell EMC.

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...

Comcast selects AWS as its preferred public cloud provider

Comcast has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a preferred public cloud infrastructure provider. 

Rackspace acquires Salesforce partner RelationEdge

Rackspace has acquired RelationEdge, a full-service Salesforce platinum consulting partner and digital agency. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

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,...

TCS, Intel collaborating to build “future ready reference architecture”

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has inked a new collaboration with Intel to build a "future ready reference architecture" for the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, network, 5G, AI, and data center...

Dell Technologies, Salesforce ink strategic agreement

Salesforce and Dell Technologies have inked an agreement, where Dell Technologies employees worldwide will be expanding the use of Salesforce's sales, service, and marketing applications and CRM platform. Dell Technologies customer contact centers worldwide...

Symantec acquiring Blue Coat for $4.65 billion

Symantec and Blue Coat have entered into a definitive agreement under which Symantec will acquire Blue Coat for approximately $4.65 billion in cash. The transaction has been approved by the boards...

Carbonite to acquire Webroot for $618.5M

Cloud-based data protection provider Carbonite is acquiring cybersecurity company Webroot for $618.5 million in cash.

Polaris Alpha acquires Fourth Dimension Engineering

Polaris Alpha, a  provider of advanced technology, software, and solutions to the defense and intelligence communities with approximately 1,300 employees, is acquiring Fourth Dimension Engineering.

Gainspeed to be acquired by Nokia

Nokia is acquiring Gainspeed, a Sunnyvale, California-based start-up specializing in DAA (Distributed Access Architecture) solutions for the cable industry, via its Virtual CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform) product line. Gainspeed was founded in...