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Cloudera To Go Private in $5.3 Billion Buyout by Wall Street Firms

The long tale of Hadoop got another twist today when Cloudera announced that it has agreed to be acquired by a pair of investment firms for $5.3 billion. The acquiring companies, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) a Read more…

2020: A Big Data Year in Review

There are two weeks left in 2020, which means it’s time to exhale a bit and see where we’ve gone. It’s been a bumpy ride over the previous 50 weeks, for sure. But big strides have also been made for those pursuing Read more…

Data Startups Continue to Draw Suitors

Leading technology companies continue to snap up big data startups spawned by open-source technologies. The latest example is Microsoft’s deal to acquire open-source database specialist Citus Data. In a separate dea Read more…

Nokia Expands IoT Portfolio with SpaceTime Deal

Nokia, the Finnish mobile phone pioneer, is expanding its Internet of Things portfolio through the acquisition of SpaceTime Insight, a specialist in machine learning analytics and industrial IoT applications. Nokia (N Read more…

Analytics Vendor NCI Acquired By Investors

NCI Inc., a big data analytics and IT vendor to the Defense Department and other federal and state government agencies, said it has agreed to be acquired by a private equity investment fund. NCI said Monday (July 3) i Read more…

Alteryx Buys Yhat, Rolls ‘Connect’ Platform

Alteryx Inc. has acquired a data science startup as it continues to flesh out its self-service data tool offerings that also include a new data exploration platform aimed at uncovering "siloed" enterprise data. Altery Read more…

Data Deals Heat Up

It's looking more like buyers' market as the number of data analytics deals grows. Seeking to break out of the pack of business intelligence and analytical tool vendors, Tibco Software said it would acquire data scien Read more…

Big Data Deals Sustain Tech M&A Activity

Big data analytics drove an estimated 70 percent of merger and acquisition activity during the first quarter of 2016, according to a new survey. EY (formerly Ernst & Young) also reported last week that technology Read more…

Oracle Extends Buying Spree With Opower Deal

Oracle extended its reach into the industrial and analytics sectors this week with the acquisition of Opower, an energy analytics company and provider of cloud services to utilities in a deal worth about $532 million. Read more…

Healthcare IT, Big Data Investments Surge in Q1

Venture capitalists poured more than $1 billion into the healthcare IT sector during the first quarter of 2016 as investors look to target data analytics and telemedicine for growth. The first three months also saw se Read more…

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