Paragon Micro receives NASA SEWP V contract

Paragon Micro was added as a prime contractor on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement V (SEWP V) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) under Group C (Small Business).

AT&T acquires digital advertising company AppNexus

AT&T has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire digital advertising company AppNexus.

Amazon, Microsoft collaboration lets Alexa talk to Cortana

Amazon and Microsoft are teaming up to make their respective intelligence assistants talk to each other. Consumers can expect to turn to their Echo devices and say, “Alexa, open Cortana,” or...

IBM, Harrow Council ink 10-year Watson Care Manager deal

IBM Watson Health and the Harrow Council, a local authority for 100,000 households in North-West London, have inked a 10-year agreement to use cognitive technologies to help people with personalized social care needs choose...

Raytheon, Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company sign cooperation MoU

Raytheon and the Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company (MIC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on defense-related projects and technology development. The agreement covers Air Defense Systems, Smart Munitions, C4I...

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...

Tech Mahindra, City of Los Angeles, USC team up to launch smart city energy...

Tech Mahindra has teamed up with the City of Los Angeles and the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and USC Marshall School of Business.

Volvo, Nvidia developing AI software for self-driving cars

Volvo Cars and Autoliv are teaming up with Nvidia to develop advanced systems and software for AI self-driving cars, the companies announced on Tuesday. The three companies will work together along with...

Hill Associates wins $100 million ITFMSS contract from Treasury department

The United States Department of the Treasury has awarded a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) contract to Hill Associates to provide Information Technology and Financial Management Support Services (ITFMSS).

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

Microsoft has acquired Maluuba, a Montreal-based deep learning company working on natural language understanding. In a blog post, Harry Shum, executive vice president, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, said Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning...

Leidos awarded GSA IT services contract

Leidos was awarded a prime contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide global information technology (IT) product and services under the GSA Alliant 2 Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC).

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,...

HubSpot Buys Rekindle

Sales software company HubSpot has acquired Rekindle, a Boston-based company with an app by the same name, that lets users connect with old friends and lovers. Rekindle is backed by Atlas Venture ,...

AMD inks multi-year deal with Scuderia Ferrari

AMD has signed a multi-year sponsorship with automaker Scuderia Ferrari. 

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon and Whole Foods Market have entered into a definitive merger agreement, under which Amazon will acquire the grocery chain in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion. Whole Foods Market...