Nvidia buys Israeli chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9 bn

US computer graphics giant Nvidia said Monday it is acquiring Israeli data center firm Mellanox for $6.9 billion, to expand its presence in the high performance computing segment.

Electronic 'noses' to detect chemical warfare gases

Researchers of the Universitat Politècnica de València have developed a prototype of electronic "nose" for the detection of chemical warfare gases, fundamentally nerve gases (Sarin, Soman and Tabun). 

EMC buys identification services firm Aveksa

(AP)—EMC Corp., a maker of data storage equipment, said Monday that it has acquired identity verification services company Aveksa, boosting the offerings of its own security division.

Study helps threatened wheat crops in Asia, Africa

Researchers at Oregon State University have helped develop new environmental monitoring technology that will allow farmers thousands of miles away, in west and central Asia, to save millions of dollars while more effectively ...

Low-energy GPS sensing looms large

Location sensing has become ubiquitous—it's present every time you turn on your smartphone or engage your car's navigation system. It's also become critical to a variety of outdoors and remote research applications, such ...

Cisco to acquire Meraki for $1.2 billion

American information technology firm Cisco said it will acquire Meraki Inc., a leader in cloud networking, in a deal worth $1.2 billion.

SAP sees new acquisition as boon for cloud computing

The acquisition of US firm Success Factors by SAP will make the German software giant number one in "cloud computing" and show a profit from 2013, a top SAP executive said in an interview published Saturday.

Siemens makes US acquisition in smart grid sector

German engineering giant Siemens said Monday it has agreed to buy eMeter, a US-based data management specialist, in a bid to enhance its position in the field of so-called smart grids.

eBay buys recommendation service Hunch

Internet auction giant eBay said Monday it has bought Hunch, an online service which provides users with personalized recommendations for products and services.

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