IBM, UC San Diego collaborating to use AI for healthy living

IBM and the University of California San Diego have announced a multi-year project to work on enhancing quality of life and independence for aging populations through the new Artificial Intelligence for...

Toys”R”Us to launch new online platform with Mirakl

Toys"R"Us has entered into an agreement with online marketplace provider Mirakl, to create an online marketplace for the Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us businesses in the United States and Canada. The platform is set...

Randstad migrating global data centers to AWS

Staffing and recruitment company Randstad says it will migrate its global data centers to AWS. Randstad is consolidating its IT infrastructure across 30 IT departments, providing service to 40 operating companies globally. Currently,...

Ikea acquires TaskRabbit

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has signed a conditional agreement to acquire San Francisco, CA-based on-demand services platform companyTaskRabbit for an undisclosed sum. The two companies had earlier worked on a pilot...

Walmart partners with Google for voice shopping

Walmart is making its products available online outside its own website for the first time. The world's biggest retailer has inked a partnership with Google, under which Walmart products will be...

Maersk, IBM partnering on blockchain-based supply chain solution

IBM and Maersk are collaborating to work on a joint blockchain technology solution for the shipping and logistics industry. The companies have built a blockchain solution based on the open source Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Fabric...

Accenture to design the communications system for Vatican News

The Ministry of Communications of the Vatican has appointed Accenture Interactive to help design and deliver its new communications system called Vatican News.  

Bsquare inks $4.8 million IoT software and services deal

Bsquare has entered into an agreement with a global supplier of smart grid and smart city solutions to utilize its DataV Internet of Things (IoT) software. The one-year subscription agreement, includes...

Fundo El Risquillo installing robotic milking systems

Fundo El Risquillo, a farm in Chile with 6,500 dairy cows, has signed an agreement to install 64 DeLaval VMS milking robots. The farm, owned by Agrícola Ancali and part of the...

Facility services company ISS deploying IBM Watson to analyze millions of sensors

Facility services company ISS has signed an agreement with IBM to use Watson's IoT platform, consulting, and facilities management technologies, in the management of over 25,000 buildings around the world. Working with...

Elbit Systems Wins $117M Israeli Defense Contract

Elbit Systems was awarded approximately $117 million in contracts by the Israeli Ministry of Defense, for the supply of Command, Control, Computer, Communications and Intelligence (C4I) systems and communications systems. Most...

AARP, University of Illinois opening technology lab for research

AARP and the University of Illinois are opening The Tech Nest, a new technology lab at the University of Illinois Research Park. The new lab, a 2,700 square-foot facility, enables AARP to...

Berkshire Hathaway energy subsidiaries to deploy Uptake SaaS solutions

Two subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway Energy have signed a long-term contract for Uptake Wind with Chicago-based predictive analytics SaaS platform company Uptake Technologies. The announcement follows nearly a year of joint research, design and...

D-Wave, Virginia Tech to create permanent quantum computing center

D-Wave and Virginia Tech have inked an agreement to work towards the creation of a permanent quantum computing center, to house a D-Wave system at the Hume Center for National Security...

Panalpina selects Tradeshift to digitalize procurement processes

Business commerce platform Tradeshift has been selected by Panalpina to digitalize its global procure-to-pay process.