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Rockwell Collins Inks Deal to Purchase Christie’s Matrix Projector Line

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has agreed to buy Christie Digital Systems’ Matrix series of projectors for an undisclosed sum in an effort to complement its training projectors and simulation offerings to aviation and military clients. The deal covers Christie’s Matrix SIM and Matrix StIM projectors and other software tools and is …

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PwC Buys Praxism to Grow Cyber Services Portfolio

PwC has acquired Scotland-based consulting firm Praxism for an undisclosed sum as the companies seek to help organizations secure data through identity and access management strategies. Colin Slater, digital and cyber partner at PwC’s Scottish arm, said in a statement published  Monday the acquisition is part of a push to expand the company’s presence …

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David DeWalt: FireEye Makes Cyber Threat Intell Push Through $200M iSIGHT Buy

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has bought security threat intelligence company iSIGHT Partners for $200 million cash in a bid to help enterprise clients detect and respond to sophisticated cyber attacks. Former iSIGHT shareholders are eligible to receive an additional $75 million in cash and stock if the business meets the target …

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Symantec, Carlyle Group Modify Proposed Veritas Deal’s Value, Terms

The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) will pay $7.4 billion to acquire Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) subsidiary Veritas under amended financial terms of a proposed acquisition deal the parties expect to close Jan. 29. Symantec and Carlyle previously announced an $8 billion purchase price for the data management business. Michael Brown, Symantec president and CEO, …

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Investment Firm Platinum Equity Inks Deal to Buy PAE

Los Angeles-based investment firm Platinum Equity has agreed to purchase Arlington, Va.-based government services contractor PAE from New York City-headquartered private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg for an undisclosed sum in a deal the parties expect to close by February 2016, the companies said Monday. Lindsay Goldberg purchased PAE for $350 …

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Economic Times: Tata Consultancy Services Resumes Talks Over Acquisition of Dell’s IT Business

Tata Consultancy Services, an India-based information technology consulting firm, has resumed negotiations over its plans to acquire IT services provider Perot Systems from Dell, The Economic Times reported Monday. Anirban Sen and Jochelle Mendonca write Dell plans to sell Perot Systems for approximately $5 billion and has secured offers from …

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Mitcham Buys L-3’s Sonar Tech Manufacturing Business

Mitcham Industries has bought an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit that offers side-scan sonar and waterside security systems to the military and commercial sectors. Texas-based Mitcham sells or leases geophysical equipment for energy, academic, environmental, seismic and government use,  and the company aims to expand its technology and customer base through …

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Josh Walden: Intel Eyes Drone Tech Market With AscTec Purchase

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has agreed to buy German unmanned aerial vehicle developer Ascending Technologies for an undisclosed sum as the companies seek to accelerate adoption of computing tools in the drone market. Josh Walden, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s new technology group, wrote in a blog article published …

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Cubic Buys GATR, TeraLogics to Expand C4ISR, Satcom Portfolios; Bradley Feldmann Comments

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has acquired GATR Technologies for $232.5 million and TeraLogics for $39 million in a push to grow Cubic’s defense systems business and expand its command, communications, control, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings. Alabama-based GATR manufactures inflatable satellite communication and C4ISR terminals for deployment in remote environments, …

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WSJ: VMware Backs Out From Cloud Joint Venture Plan With EMC

VMware (NYSE: VMW) has canceled plans to form a joint venture with EMC (NYSE: EMC) that will work to combine both companies’ cloud services, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Don Clark writes that a spokesman for VMware told the Journal the company will continue to run vCloud Air as a separate …

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