Tencent joins the Alliance for Open Media

Chinese internet giant Tencent has joined the Alliance for Open Media at the board level, the first tier of the organization, the Alliance said in a statement.

SAP to resell BigID products as solution extensions

Data discovery and privacy company BigID has inked a global reseller agreement with SAP.

Oracle hiring 2,000 employees worldwide

Oracle announced plans to hire nearly 2,000 employees worldwide to work on its Cloud Infrastructure business.

Spotify acquires SoundBetter

Spotify has acquired SoundBetter, a global audio production and collaboration marketplace helping creators worldwide connect and hire top audio professionals.

Silver Lake invests $1B in Motorola Solutions

Silver Lake is making a new $1 billion investment in Motorola Solutions.

Mobileye selects Orange for IoT

Intel-owned Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) company Mobileye has selected Orange Business Services to provide IoT connectivity for its, Mobileye 8 Connect product. 

IBM joins forces with Fraunhofer for quantum computing in Germany

IBM and the European applied research agency Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have inked an agreement to partner in the area of quantum computing.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces $500 million investment in India

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) says the company plans to invest $500 million in India, over the next five years. 

The Louvre revamps its digital strategy with help from Accenture

The Louvre, which hosts more than ten million visitors annually, is revamping its digital strategy with the help of Accenture.

Raytheon awarded $110M cybersecurity contract

Raytheon has been awarded a contract to develop and deploy a mission-critical, advanced Cybersecurity Operations Center and services for a country in the Middle East North Africa region.

Indian B2B commerce company Moglix raises $60 million

Moglix, an Indian B2B commerce company, has closed a Series D funding round of $60 million.

Intel’s brain-inspired research chip system Pohoiki Beach available to research community now

Intel's brain-inspired research chip, the eight million neurons neuromorphic system,  is now available to the broader research community

NASA funds demo of 3D-printed spacecraft parts made, assembled in orbit

NASA has awarded a $73.7 million contract to Made In Space, of Mountain View, California, to demonstrate the ability of a small spacecraft, called Archinaut One, to manufacture and assemble spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit.

Worldwide PC shipments grew 1.5% in second quarter of 2019, says Gartner

After two quarters of decline, the worldwide PC market grew 1.5% in the second quarter of 2019, says Gartner.

Moody’s, Team8 launch cyber risk joint venture

Ratings and analytics company Moody’s, and Team8, a cybersecurity think tank and company creation platform, have formed a joint venture to establish a global standard for evaluating and assessing cyber risk for enterprises; the companies said in a news release.