IPG bringing quantum computing to advertising with D-Wave collaboration

D-Wave and Interpublic Group (IPG) have announced a new partnership, with the aim to develop quantum computing applications in marketing.

BP signs application services modernization MoU with Infosys

Infosys and bp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement, signed on May 10th, is a demonstration of intent for Infosys to become BP's main partner for comprehensive application services.

Heubach Group selects HCLTech to drive digital transformation

Heubach Group, a global pigment manufacturer headquartered in Vienna, Austria, has selected HCLTech to drive its digital transformation agenda.

GE Digital signs electric grid modernization collaboration agreement with AWS

GE Digital has signed a multi-year strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for grid modernization.

Zurich Insurance Group moving IT infra to AWS

Zurich Insurance Group is moving its enterprise information technology (IT) infrastructure to AWS, Amazon said in a statement.

Esri signs Space Act agreement with NASA

Esri has signed a Space Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), extending access to the broader global community to NASA's geospatial content.

Thoma Bravo acquires Coupa for $8B

Thoma Bravo has acquired Coupa, taking the software company private in a $8 billion deal. 

Duke Energy collaborates with AWS to develop smart grid solutions

Duke Energy and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are entering into a multiyear strategic collaboration.

KKR to acquire Ness

KKR has acquired Ness, a full-lifecycle digital services transformation company, from the Rohatyn Group.

Thoma Bravo, Sunstone Partners acquire UserTesting for $1.3B

Thoma Bravo and Sunstone Partners have acquired UserTesting for an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.3 billion.

HSBC migrating database systems to Oracle

Under the terms of the new deal, HSBC will upgrade and migrate select database systems to Oracle Exadata.

Ikea working with Kodiak Robotics for autonomous freight deliveries

Ikea is working with Kodiak Robotics, a self-driving trucking company, for autonomous freight deliveries in Texas as a pilot.

Nextdoor, Oracle ink strategic collaboration

Nextdoor and Oracle Advertising have inked a strategic collaboration, that the companies say will offer greater transparency and controls to Nextdoor advertisers.

IBM, USTA ink multi-year partnership

IBM and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) have inked a five-year renewal of their 30-year technology partnership.

Barclays deploys Microsoft Teams globally

Barclays Bank has deployed Microsoft Teams as its preferred collaboration platform, under an agreement with Microsoft. 

Manchester United inks multi-year global collaboration with Qualcomm

Manchester United has inked a multi-year global collaboration with Qualcomm, featuring the Snapdragon brand.

Walmart to deploy Symbotic automation in all distribution centers

Walmart has inked an agreement with supply chain technology company Symbotic to implement their robotics and software automation platform.

Albertsons to start using Veeve smart carts

Albertsons have inked a deal with retail technology startup Veeve to make their smart carts available to customers.

HCL Technologies acquires Confinale

HCL Technologies has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Confinale, an Avaloq premium implementation partner.

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).

Gap acquires AI startup CB4

Gap has acquired the New York and Tel Aviv based start-up Context-Based 4 Casting (CB4).

WPP, Snap launch AR partnership

Creative agency WPP and Snap, the camera company behind Snapchat, have inked a global partnership to build and deliver immersive experiences.

Thoma Bravo acquires for $6.6B, a provider of e-commerce shipping solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo.

CGI, FashionCube ink $116M managed IT services deal

CGI has signed a 10-year managed IT services contract with FashionCube, under the terms of which the company will manage all of FashionCube's IT activities.

Elkem selects Icertis contract intelligence platform

Elkem, a silicone, silicon and carbon manufacturing company, has selected the Icertis Contract Intelligence (ICI) platform.

Energy company Eon starts working with SAP on billing processes

SAP and Eon, a Germany-based privately-owned energy supplier, have inked a partnership to build a platform based on the S/4HANA Utilities solution.

PepsiCo inks five-year IT modernization deal with Microsoft

PepsiCo and Microsoft have inked a five-year partnership, under the terms of which Microsoft will be the preferred cloud provider for PepsiCo.

CBRE, IBM extend relationship to include smart maintenance

IBM Services and CBRE are expanding their relationship to provide technology support services for CBRE's clients at select data center facilities it manages, say the companies.

Finastra inks multiyear cloud agreement with Microsoft

Financial solutions and community markets company Finastra and Microsoft have inked a multiyear cloud agreement.

Halliburton working with Accenture, Microsoft to move to Azure

Energy services company Halliburton, Microsoft, and Accenture have entered into a five-year agreement to migrate Halliburton’s digital capabilities to Azure.

Saks Fifth Avenue, NuOrder ink collaborative commerce deal

B2B eCommerce and retail assortment platform NuOrder is working with Saks Fifth Avenue, to streamline its buying process and merchandising approach.

Kvarøy Arctic using IBM Blockchain to trace Norwegian farmed salmon

IBM and Kvarøy Arctic are working together as part of the IBM Food Trust to enhance the traceability of its Arctic salmon.

Cushman & Wakefield, Matterport ink global spatial data capture agreement

Spatial data capture company Matterport has inked a global agreement with real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.

The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft ink five-year cloud deal

The Coca-Cola Company has inked a five-year agreement with Microsoft to standardize its business operations on Microsoft's cloud.

Michigan State University switching from mainframe to cloud

Michigan State University, has engaged Oracle to replace its mainframe student information system infrastructure.

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. 

Nestlé, Enterra Solutions sign multi-year cognitive computing agreement

Nestlé USA has signed a multi-year solution-as-a-service contract with Enterra Solutions, a provider of cognitive computing solutions, for analytics and insights platform and business applications.

Avon appoints HCL as IT infrastructure services partner

HCL Technologies will serve as the company's infrastructure services partner, says Avon.

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.

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.

Smart Energy Water, IBM sign cloud deal

Smart Energy Water (SEW), a global energy and water cloud platform provider, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with IBM for its cloud services.

Fusion wins $4.25 million cloud solutions deal with food services company

Cloud services provider Fusion has won a $4.25 million agreement to provide single source cloud solutions to a diversified food services company.

Fusion signs $6.5M cloud solutions deal

Cloud services provider Fusion has secured a $6.5 million cloud solutions agreement to provide SD-WAN, Unified Threat Management and fully redundant Internet access.

Mercury Systems receives $7 million order for rugged servers

Mercury Systems has received a $7 million order from a defense prime contractor for rugged servers. 

Nordea signs $540 million managed services agreement with IBM

IBM Services has signed a managed services agreement with Nordea, a Nordic financial services group operating in Northern Europe and based in Helsinki, Finland.

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman to deploy OpenText Magellan analytics

International law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman will be the first law firm to deploy Magellan, an AI-enabled analytics platform, from Enterprise Information Management (EIM) company OpenText.

San Diego-based Brain Corp to provide AI services to Walmart

Brain Corp, a San Diego-based software technology company, has entered into a relationship with Walmart to provide AI services.

Accenture acquires Enaxis Consulting

Accenture has acquired Enaxis Consulting, a Houston-based management consulting firm with experience in digital capabilities, data science and agile project delivery.

Gap migrating ‘hundreds of applications’ to Azure

Gap has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft to drive digital transformation across all brands, including Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Hill City and Intermix.

PGA TOUR Superstore using Salesforce Commerce Cloud

The PGA TOUR Superstore has launched a new e-commerce store on Salesforce Commerce Cloud.