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DataRobot Secures Investments, Partners With Snowflake, HPE, Salesforce; Dan Wright Quoted

Dan Wright President and COO DataRobot

Boston-based enterprise artificial intelligence company DataRobot has received an investment from and expanded its partnership with cloud-based data warehousing company Snowflake (NYSE: SNOW) to advance product integration and go-to-market initiatives to deliver improved user experience and help customers derive insights from data using AI. DataRobot said Wednesday it also secured strategic investments from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and Salesforce’s (NYSE: CRM) venture arm.

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FireEye Announces $400M Blackstone-Led Strategic Investment, Buys Respond Software in $186M Cash-and-Stock Deal

FireEye

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) announced that it will receive a strategic investment worth $400M from investment firm Blackstone and venture capital firm ClearSky. FireEye will use the proceeds from the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities-led investment to build up its managed services, platform and cloud portfolio and fund strategic growth initiatives, including its acquisition of cybersecurity company Respond Software

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Leanne Caret: Boeing Invests in Advanced Manufacturing, Digital Tech for Defense Programs

Leanne Caret Defense CEO Boeing

Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told Defense News in an interview published Monday that she believes the company will be able to deliver on defense programs such as MQ-25 and T-X given its investments in digital engineering and advanced manufacturing processes.

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Andy Green: HII Seeks to Support Navy Through Investments in USV, UUV Areas

Andy Green President HII Technical Solutions

Andy Green, president of the technical solutions group at Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and a 2020 Wash100 winner, said HII's equity investment in autonomous technology developer Sea Machines Robotics offers an opportunity for the miltary shipbuilder to help the U.S. Navy explore the potential of unmanned platforms.

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