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Thoma Bravo Acquires Infogix, Inc.

By   /  January 6, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Data Governance News, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management News  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, today announced its completed acquisition of Infogix, Inc., a leader in helping companies provide end-to-end data analysis across the enterprise, from an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. Financial details were not disclosed. ‘Infogix is the market […]

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Intel Acquires Saffron AI

By   /  October 28, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Stacey Higginbotham reports for Fortune, “Intel is buying Saffron AI, a startup in Cary, North Carolina that makes a cognitive computing platform that is reminiscent of IBM’s Watson technology. The chip giant announced the deal Monday but did not disclose a price. Saffron’s software takes in a variety of data on a […]

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Watson to Gain Ability to “See” with Planned $1B Acquisition of Merge Healthcare

By   /  August 7, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “IBM today announced that Watson will gain the ability to ‘see’ by bringing together Watson’s advanced image analytics and cognitive capabilities with data and images obtained from Merge Healthcare Incorporated’s medical imaging management platform. IBM plans to acquire Merge, a leading provider of medical […]

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Condé Nast Parent Company Acquires 1010data for $500M

By   /  August 4, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Joab Jackson reports for Computer World, “Advance, a global media group that owns the Condé Nast group of consumer publications, has ventured into the realm of data analysis, purchasing New York-based analytics firm 1010data for $500 million. Advance plans to infuse 1010data with capital to expand its operations, so it can take […]

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Twitter Acquires Machine Learning Startup Whetlab

By   /  June 18, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Writing for VentureBeat, Emil Protalinski reports, “Twitter today announced it has acquired machine learning startup Whetlab. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Whetlab’s researchers developed technology at Harvard, Toronto, and Sherbrooke universities to make machine learning ‘better and faster for companies, automatically.’ In short, it made it easier and faster for […]

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Intel Buys Altera for $16.7 Billion, Hopes to Boost Internet of Things Offerings

By   /  June 2, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Altera(R) programmable solutions enable system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost-effectively innovate, differentiate and win in their markets. (PRNewsFoto/Altera Corporation)

by Angela Guess Juan Carlos Perez reports in PC World, “Pursuing opportunities in the Internet of Things market, Intel has sealed a deal to buy Altera in an all-cash transaction valued at about $16.7 billion, which would be Intel’s largest acquisition ever. News reports that the companies were in talks first surfaced in late March. […]

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Microsoft Closes Acquisition of Revolution Analytics

By   /  April 7, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh, Corporate VP of Information Management and Machine Learning at Microsoft recently wrote, “Earlier this year we announced our intent to acquire Revolution Analytics and today I’m happy to say we have closed the acquisition agreement. It is my pleasure to welcome the Revolution team to Microsoft. Together we will help […]

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MarketShare Buys Analytics Company DataSong

By   /  April 3, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “MarketShare, the global leader in advanced marketing analytics software for enterprise, today announced it has purchased DataSong, a San Francisco-based analytics technology company with deep retail sector expertise in multi-channel attribution and customer targeting. The acquisition of privately-held DataSong further bolsters MarketShare’s role as […]

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Microsoft Set to Acquire Revolution Analytics

By   /  January 26, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Joseph Sirosh of the Microsoft Blog reports, “I’m very pleased to announce that Microsoft has reached an agreement to acquire Revolution Analytics. Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services for R, the world’s most widely used programming language for statistical computing and predictive analytics. We are making this […]

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Apple Gets Musical with Acquisition of Data Startup Semetric

By   /  January 22, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Paul Sawers of Venture Beat recently wrote, “Apple has acquired U.K. media data startup Semetric, the company behind the Musicmetric music analytics platform. News of the deal emerged after the London-based company changed its registered address to that of law firm Baker & McKenzie, the same registered address of Apple Europe Ltd. […]

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