Raytheon, United Technologies merging to form one aerospace and defense giant

Raytheon and United Technologies have entered into an agreement to combine the two companies to create an aerospace and defense giant, in what is one of the biggest mergers of this year. 

Google to acquire Looker for $2.6 billion

Google has entered into an agreement to acquire Looker, a company that provides a unified platform for business intelligence, data applications and embedded analytics, in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction.

Ultrahaptics acquires Leap Motion

Ultrahaptics is acquiring AR/VR company Leap Motion for a reported $30 million.

Insight Partners acquires Recorded Future for $780 million

Insight Partners has acquired a controlling interest in threat intelligence company Recorded Future for $780 million.

Intuit acquires Origami Logic

Intuit has entered into an agreement to acquire Origami Logic, makers of a data integration, ingestion, and analytics platform, based in Silicon Valley.

FireEye acquires Verodin for $250 million

FireEye has acquired Verodin for approximately $250 million. 

Octo wins $11 million Army enterprise software application contract

Octo Consulting Group has been awarded a five-year, $11 million contract with the U.S. Army to operate and maintain its Property Book Unit Supply Enhanced (PBUSE) enterprise software application.

Ocean carriers CMA CGM, MSC join IBM and Maersk’s blockchain digital shipping platform

CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) are joining TradeLens, a blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.

Immersion signs haptic technology deal with Panasonic Avionics

Immersion has signed a license agreement with Panasonic Avionics.

Zendesk acquires Smooch

Zendesk has acquired Smooch, a Montreal-based company that provides a business-to-customer omni-channel messaging platform.

HPE to acquire Cray for $1.3 billion

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and Cray have entered into a definitive agreement under which HPE will acquire Cray for approximately $1.3 billion.

Apptio to acquire Cloudability

Bellevue, Washington-based business management software company Apptio has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cloudability.

U.S. Department of Energy awards Cray $600M supercomputer contract

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded Cray a contract to build the 'Frontier' supercomputer at Oak  Ridge National Laboratory.

Accenture awarded $2 billion IT contract by Department of Energy

Accenture has been awarded a blanket purchase order agreement (BPA) by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Altavian awarded contract for development of new military drone prototype

Altavian, a U.S.-based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) engineering and manufacturing firm, was awarded the Short Range Reconnaissance Prototype (SRR) contract.