IBM acquires the software provider “StrongLoop”

IBM announced the acquisition of StrongLoop, Inc., a software provider, to help developers connect enterprise applications to mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and web applications in the cloud. StrongLoop is a leading provider of popular application development software — known as enterprise Node.js — that enables software developers to build applications using APIs (application programming … Continue reading “IBM acquires the software provider “StrongLoop””

Microsoft acquires FantasySalesTeam, a sales gamification platform

Microsoft has acquired Incent Games Inc., the developer and owner of FantasySalesTeam, an innovative sales gamification platform that’s helped hundreds of companies boost sales productivity, drive revenue and improve CRM adoption through collaboration and team based competition. The benefits of this creative and popular feature will soon be available for Microsoft’s customers to help them … Continue reading “Microsoft acquires FantasySalesTeam, a sales gamification platform”

Oculus VR acquires Pebbles Interface

Friday, July 17, 2015., Oculus VR has announced Thursday that they agreed to buy the Israel-based company Pebbles Interface. “We’re excited to announce that we’ve entered into an agreement to acquire Pebbles Interfaces — one of the leading teams in depth sensing technology and computer vision,” Oculus VR said in a blogpost. Last year, the … Continue reading “Oculus VR acquires Pebbles Interface”

Twitter Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Whetlab

Twitter has Acquired artificial intelligence startup called Whetlab to boost the microblogging site’s machine learning efforts. “We have created a technology to make machine learning better and faster for companies, automatically,” Whetlab said on its website. Internet giants Google and Facebook are increasingly investing in artificial intelligence technology. The deal is Twitter’s second acquisition of … Continue reading “Twitter Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Whetlab”

Intel to Acquire Altera

The world’s largest chipmaker Intel has agreed to acquire programmable chip maker Altera Corporation for approximately $16.7 billion. “Intel’s growth strategy is to expand our core assets into profitable, complementary market segments,” said Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel. “Given our close partnership, we’ve seen firsthand the many benefits of our relationship with Intel—the world’s largest … Continue reading “Intel to Acquire Altera”