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Salesforce To Acquire Tableau Software In A Behemoth $15.7 Billion Deal

CRM and cloud giant Salesforce is all set to acquire Tableau Software in a huge USD15.7 billion stock deal. This represents the fleshing out of the Salesforce product lineup, with this specific acquisition being one that was a long time…

Swiggy Acquires Kint.IO, A Bengaluru-Based AI Startup

In a bid to strengthen their foothold in the consumer app market, the online ordering and delivery service Swiggy acquired Kint.IO, a Bengaluru-based AI start-up that applies deep learning and computer vision to object recognition in videos. With clever imaging…

Fractal Analytics Acquires Final Mile; Brings Together AI, Behavioural Sciences

Artificial intelligence and analytics company, Fractal Analytics, on Wednesday announced the acquisition of behaviour architecture firm, Final Mile, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition brings together the disciplines of data analytics, artificial intelligence and behavioural sciences. Srikanth Velamakanni, group chief…

Google’s AI Start-up Acquisition Spree Says A Lot About Its Future Plans

Over 200 private AI-based companies have been acquired since 2012 and Google leads the acquisitions with 12, way ahead of Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, its stiffest competitors. Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., has aggressively been investing in acquiring AI start-ups.…

Interview of the Week: Ashwin B, COO at Exide Life Insurance

Ashwin B currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Exide Life Insurance. He was assigned to this role when he joined the firm, back in August 2008. At Exide, he is responsible for managing the entire Operations and Customer…

Synnex acquires Bangalore based Minacs to boost up analytics space

Synnex, a US based Fortune 500 corporation, has come to a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Bangalore based Minacs, a leading outsourcing business solutions in the field of manufacturing, retail, telecom, technology, media and entertainment, banking, insurance, healthcare,…

Infosys invests in Trifacta: IT marries real-time analytics

Infosys the Indian IT giant and a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, has come into a partnership with Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling to provide a data wrangling solution for the Infosys Information Platform (IIP)…

The Tiered Acquisition of Analytics Quotient

Millward Brown, a global leader in brand, media and communications research will acquire the business operations of Analytics Quotient (AQ), a marketing analytics company that extracts insights from data to help clients define their marketing strategies. Millward Brown is a…

Verint Systems Acquires Contact Solutions: amalgamation of actionable intelligence & customer engagement

Verint® Systems Inc., a global leader in Actionable Intelligence has acquired Contact Solutions a leading provider of real-time, contextual customer care solutions. With more than 10,000 organizations in over 180 countries, including over 80 percent of the Fortune 100, Verint…

‘Quikr’ dives deeper into the real-estate market with ‘Realtycompass’, a real-estate analytics platform

Quikr, India’s No. 1 cross-category classifieds business is all set to strengthen it’s real-estate vertical “Quickr Homes” as it has made intelligent investments in three major platforms this year – analytics, search engines and mobile. Thus, leaving no stone unturned…

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