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EDC and GE Canada host Industrial Internet technology session, exploring Canadian IT solutions for safer, smarter pipelines

Microsoft to acquire Secure Islands, a leader in data protection technology
This acquisition accelerates our ability to help customers secure their business data no matter where it is stored – across on-premises systems, Microsoft cloud services like Azure and Office 365, third-party services, and any Windows, iOS or Android device.
Teo Announces Distribution Agreement With Ingram Micro
New Alliance to Accelerate Adoption of Unified Communications across Business Verticals  
Ericsson and Cisco Partner to Create the Networks of the Future
Next-generation strategic partnership will drive growth, accelerate innovation, and speed digital transformation demanded by customers across industries.
Microsoft and Red Hat partner to deliver more flexibility and choice
The cloud is changing the world, offering enterprises, independent software vendors (ISVs) and developers alike endless scale, speed and agility in a cost-effective way.
Expedia To Acquire HomeAway, Inc.
The Boards of Directors of both companies unanimously approved the transaction, which remains subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals and the tender of a majority of the outstanding shares of HomeAway common stock.

IBM Acquires Gravitant to Boost Hybrid Cloud and Enterprise Services
Addition of Gravitant brokerage software to speed and ease the purchase and management of computing and software capabilities across hybrid cloud environments
ClearSky Data Raises $27 Million Series B Funding Led by Polaris Partners, Strategic Investment by Akamai Technologies
Funding to accelerate growth, build out global storage network, allow enterprises to plug into new model for on-demand primary storage
TASER International and Microsoft Corp. announce partnership to deliver a trusted cloud solution for law enforcement
TASER International and Microsoft Corp. announced a partnership that will bring together the global scale, technology breadth, and security commitment of both companies through the combined capabilities of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and Windows 10 devices with TASER’s Axon Platform and solution.
Apple Reports Record Fourth Quarter Results

Infosys Finacle Sets a New Record on Oracle SuperCluster M7 for Processing Banking Transactions

Canon and Fujitsu Collaborate to Develop Imaging Solutions

Microsoft and Dell extend the power of hybrid cloud with new offerings
Dell and Microsoft Corp. announced a new cloud solution and program that enable organizations of all sizes to use the Microsoft cloud platform to transform their business
Xerox revenue falls 9.6 percent; says to review operations

Rogers Communications reports third quarter 2015 results

Western Digital Announces Acquisition Of SanDisk
New platform creates  greater scale and ability to deliver extensive portfolio of innovative products and technology
Blackberry Appoints the Honourable Wayne G. Wouters to the Board of Directors

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Behind the Deal: What Motivated EMC Sale?
Dell is proposing the largest merger in the technology industry’s history