Lary Ellison Steps Down, Hurd & Catz Appointed Joint CEOs Of Oracle

Lary Ellison is stepping down as CEO of Oracle. He will now be the company's CTO and executive chairman of the Oracle board. Filling in in his shoes, because he is...

Virtual reality, RFID, partnership with Facebook: Macy’s goes high tech

Macy’s is enlisting the help of technology to enhance its omnichannel customer experience.

Stratasys Establishes Advisory Board For 3D Printed Teeth

Stratasys, a 3D printing company, and makers of the MakerBot 3D printers, has established a dental advisory board for digital dentistry.  The advisory board is expected to develop research and content that supports the...

Immersion Signs Haptics Tech Licensing Deal With Xiaomi

San Jose, California-based Immersion Corporation has entered into a broad multi-year licensing arrangement with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi, for its haptic technology, which covers Immersion’s Basic Haptics IP and select TouchSense...

Micron Foundation announces $1 million grant for AI research

The Micron Foundation has announced a $1 million grant for universities and nonprofit organizations to conduct research into how artificial intelligence (AI) can improve lives. 

Harris Corporation Receives $78M Order For Integrated Tactical Area Communications System

Harris Corporation has received a $78 million order from a nation in central Asia for the next phase of an integrated tactical communications system, says the company. The system provides a range of tactical communication services, including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), teleconferencing, messaging and email, as well as battlefield management and common operational picture applications.

Amazon announces finalist cities for its second headquarters

Amazon says it has reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, the company’s second headquarters in North America.

Microsoft Acquires Parature

Microsoft has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Parature, a provider of cloud-based customer engagement solutions. The terms of the agreement are not being disclosed. Microsofts says it will continue to offer...

Wells Fargo Launches Intellectual Property Insurance Products

Wells Fargo Insurance has launched revENSURESM and ANDAfendSM, two new insurance products from its Professional Risk Group, Intellectual Property Risk Mitigation Practice (IPRMP). The products are designed to protect a company’s expected...

HPE, GE Digital working together on IoT solutions

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and GE Digital have inked a strategic agreement to unite Internet of Things (IoT) technologies from HPE with GE's Predix platform. As part of the agreement, HPE will be a preferred...

Salesforce To Open Data Centers In Europe, Add Jobs

Salesforce says it plans to open new data centers in U.K., France and Germany. The company also plans to add more than 500 new jobs across Europe during its fiscal year...

Real-Time, Historic Tumblr Data To Be Available Via Analytics Platform

Social analytics company DataSift is partnering with Tumblr, and adding the blogging service as a data source. The collaboration will enable organizations to run sentiment analysis on the more than 5.5 billion global...

Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Launches Online Engagement Platform

Real Madrid soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the biggest worldwide celebrities on social media, with over 67 million fans of Facebook and over 23 million on Twitter. He has now started...

AWS launches Amazon ML Solutions Lab

The Amazon ML Solutions Lab connects machine learning experts from across Amazon with AWS customers.

IBM inventors received 9,043 patents in 2017

IBM inventors received 9,043 patents in 2017. The patents were granted to more than 8,500 IBM researchers, engineers, scientists and designers in 47 different U.S. states and 47 countries, said the company in a statement.