Chegg to acquire Busuu for $436M

Chegg has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Busuu, a language learning online platform for $436 million (€385 million).

Maryland Department of Health selects NTT Data to work on MMT program

MDH has selected NTT DATA to provide consulting services to advance MDH’s Medicaid Enterprise Systems Modular Transformation program.

Smartsheet becomes official technology platform of McLaren Racing

McLaren Racing and Smartsheet have inked a partnership that will see Smartsheet become an official technology partner of the McLaren Formula 1 team.

Lockheed Martin, Keysight Technologies ink 5G solutions testing collaboration

Lockheed Martin and 5G-solutions company Keysight Technologies have inked a collaboration on a 5G.MIL testbed.

BAE Systems to acquire simulation software maker BISim

BAE Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), a software developer of simulation training solutions for military organizations.

Axellio awarded $4.97M Army cyber security contract

Axellio, in conjunction with World Wide Technology (WWT), has been awarded a $4.97 million contract to continue expanding the U.S. Army's Garrison Defensive Cyberspace Operations Platform (GDP). 

Sinclair Broadcast Group to deploy Oracle Moat analytics

Sinclair Digital, and its marketing technology and managed services company, Compulse, have selected the Oracle Moat measurement and marketing analytics suite.

IBM to acquire ReaQta

IBM says it is acquiring endpoint security solutions company ReaQta. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Nodar secures $1.67M 3D vision systems contract with United States Army

Nodar, a provider of multi-camera 3D vision technology, has secured a $1.67 million SBIR Phase II contract with the United States Army to develop 3D vision systems.

Google invests $1B in derivatives marketplace CME

Google Cloud, part of Alphabet, has made an investment of $1 billion in derivates marketplace CME Group (CME). The companies have also inked a cloud agreement. 

Ford gets AT&T 5G for the F-150 Lightning

Ford and AT&T are working together on to outfit the F-150 Lightning pickup with 5G connectivity, at the motor company's Dearborn Rouge site.

IBM, Boston Dynamics join forces to deliver data analysis at the edge

IBM Consulting will develop edge payloads that integrate with Spot, the agile, mobile robot from Boston Dynamics, under the terms of the agreement. 

Nvidia to use AMD processors for GeForce RTX 3080

AMD's Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors will be used to power the new Nvidia GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership tier.

Apptio, IBM ink cloud partnership

Additionally, Apptio will use Red Hat OpenShift in its portfolio of products, which runs on IBM Cloud.

DOE earmarks $61M for quantum information sciences

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $61 million in funding for infrastructure and research projects to advance quantum information science (QIS).