Blackboard, IBM sign agreement on cognitive education solutions, managed infrastructure

Education technology company Blackboard and IBM have signed a collaborative agreement for IBM to manage Blackboard’s datacenters and cloud infrastructure. The two companies will also work together to develop educational solutions, based on IBM...

WiLAN, Ericsson enter into patent licensing agreement

Wi-LAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quarterhill, has entered into a wireless patent license agreement with Ericsson, according to a statement issued by Wi-LAN. The license agreement resolves the LTE wireless litigations pending...

Yelp buys restaurant technology company Nowait for $40 million

Yelp has acquired restaurant technology company Nowait in a $40 million all-cash deal, which includes the partial stake Yelp acquired previously in the company. The transaction, which was approved by the boards...

Ellie Mae to acquire Velocify for $128 million

Ellie Mae, a cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Velocify, a sales acceleration platform, for $128 million in cash. The transaction is expected...

Unilever to use Accenture solutions built on Salesforce

Unilever has signed a deal with Accenture  to implement its cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Retail Execution (RE) solutions. The solutions are built on the Salesforce platform. Accenture will also be...

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...

Yardi, BluePay ink payment processing partnership

Santa Barbara, California-based property managed software company Yardi and integrated payment processing solutions provider BluePay has inked a partnership, under which BluePay will work with Yardi to process payments. “As renters and property managers...

Google selects Equinix for Curie subsea cable landing station

Google has selected Equinix for its Los Angeles area cable landing station (CLS) supporting the Curie subsea cable system.

TGI Fridays becomes first UK bar to implement Bar Tab from Mastercard and Oracle

TGI Fridays, Oracle and Mastercard have launched Bar Tab at the restaurant chain's Leicester Square location. Bar Tab is a function within Mastercard's Qkr! payment app, that allows consumers to set...

Briggo ropes in Foxconn to make robotic baristas

Austin-based Briggo, creators of a robotic barista, have inked an agreement with Foxconn Industrial Internet (Fii), to produce Briggo's autonomous Coffee Hauses. 

The New York Yankees, StubHub ink resale marketplace agreement

The New York Yankees have inked a multi-year sponsorship agreement with StubHub, designating the company as the official fan-to-fan ticket resale marketplace. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Under the...

NCAA migrating to Google Cloud

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is migrating over 80 years of historical and play-by-play data, from 90 championships and 24 sports, to the Google Cloud Platform.

Harris delivers weather satellite instrument to South Korea

Harris Corporation has delivered a digital weather satellite instrument to the Korea Aerospace Research Institute. The Harris-built Advanced Meteorological Imager, or AMI, will be integrated into the GEO-KOMPSAT-2A weather satellite, scheduled to...

Instacart acquires Unata

Online grocery delivery service Instacart has acquired Unata, a Toronto-based provider of white label digital grocery solutions.

Datalase, PARC partner to develop inkless photonic printing solutions

DataLase and PARC have inked a strategic partnership and lease signing agreement.