Intel inks three-year virtual reality partnership with MLB

Intel has inked a three-year partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) for the company's True VR technology. The chipmaker will be live-streaming one weekly out-of-market game via the True VR app, in addition to...

DataRobot acquires Nutonian

Machine learning company DataRobot has acquired Nutonian, a data science software company specializing in time series analytical modeling. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Developed in Cornell's Artificial Intelligence Lab, Nutonian's A.I.-powered...

Estee Lauder using ModiFace augmented reality

Estée Lauder has launched an augmented reality-based product try-on on the company's web and mobile website, in collaboration with ModiFace. Users can virtually try-on product shades on their photo or live video while viewing...

Verint wins multimillion dollar project LatAm security project

Security and intelligence data mining software company Verint Systems has won a multimillion dollar project for a new Government Security Operations Center (GSOC) in the Latin America region. Verint’s technology will be deployed to...

Autonomous vehicles will add $81 billion in new insurance premiums: Accenture

Insurance coverage for autonomous vehicles will bring US$81 billion in new premiums to the U.S. auto insurance industry over the next eight years, driven by risks related to cybersecurity, software and...

IBM, Santiago Exchange introducing securities lending blockchain solution

IBM and Chile's Santiago Exchange have inked a partnership to introduce blockchain technology across the country's financial sector. The agreement makes the Santiago Exchange the first stock market in Latin America to apply...

Hainan Airlines to use Honeywell predictive analytics and maintenace

Honeywell has signed an agreement for Hainan Airlines (HNA) to become the first airline in the world to use the company's GoDirect Maintenance Service program, which uses connectivity and data analytics for...

Mobalytics, Team Liquid partner on eSports contextual analytics

Gaming analytics company Mobalytics has partnered with premier eSports franchise Team Liquid. The partnership will see Team Liquid's coaches, players and analysts work with Mobalytics on contextual analytics ahead of the start...

Samsung, VMware collaborating on joint end-to-end IoT solutions

Samsung and VMware announced a new collaboration to expand end-to-end IoT solutions for industrial and enterprise customers. The companies will showcase the combination of the Samsung Artik IoT platform with VMware Pulse IoT...

Hanover receives FAA approval for municipal drone program

The Town of Hanover in Massachusetts has received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its drone program, the first municipality in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to have licensed pilots...

Bosch, Nvidia developing AI self-driving systems for mass market cars

Bosch says it is working with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence self-driving systems for mass market cars. According to a statement from Nvidia, the two companies are developing an AI self-driving car computer...

D-Wave, Virginia Tech to create permanent quantum computing center

D-Wave and Virginia Tech have inked an agreement to work towards the creation of a permanent quantum computing center, to house a D-Wave system at the Hume Center for National Security...

Mitsubishi Electric introduces FA-IT open platform for factory automation

Mitsubishi Electric has launched a FA-IT open platform for factory automation based on edge computing. The platform facilitates connectivity between factory shop floors and value chains via Internet of things (IoT) systems,...

Berkshire Hathaway energy subsidiaries to deploy Uptake SaaS solutions

Two subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway Energy have signed a long-term contract for Uptake Wind with Chicago-based predictive analytics SaaS platform company Uptake Technologies. The announcement follows nearly a year of joint research, design and...

DARPA selects SSL for robotic servicing of geosynchronous satellites

DARPA has selected Space Systems Loral (SSL), based in Palo Alto, CA, as its commercial partner for the agency’s Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. DARPA and SSL seek to develop...