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Siemens to acquire FORAN marine design solutions

Siemens just announced that it is acquiring the FORAN software business from SENER, a Spanish engineering, procurement, and construction firm. FORAN's solutions are used in the design and construction of ships of all sorts, and marine structures like offshore oil...

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Hexagon adds location to AR, snaps up Immersal

What’s new: Hexagon acquires Immersal, which makes an SDK that adds spatial location to AR solutions. Why it matters: Sometimes, the location of an AR experience is irrelevant (doing maintenance on a unique item, for example), but in other cases, knowing that this...

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Cadence on CAE: delight and opportunity

Over the last few months, Cadence acquired NUMECA for its CFD and Omnis offerings, and Pointwise for its meshing capabilities. These took me by surprise since both are great CAE assets that I had no idea a Cadence would be interested in. So I've been digging into it...

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Quickie: Siemens nabs Nextflow for meshless CFD

Siemens just announced that it has acquired Nextflow Software, maker of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solvers. Siemens says that Nextflow’s Smooth-Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) solver doesn't require the analyst to create a mesh, making it suitable for non-experts...

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Bentley’s Q1 revenue up 14%, cites SMB progress

Bentley reported results way back on May 11 but I haven't had time to finish a deeper analysis -- so here's a quick piece on those results and a little bit on what it all means. Even more quickly: Bentley's off to a great start for 2021. Some details: Bentley reported...

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Procore finally IPOs; valued at $8.5 billion

No doubt about it: the market for makers of IT solutions targeted at the construction industry is HOT. Procore finally completed its initial public offering yesterday, raising $635 million by selling 9.5 million shares at $67 per share on the New York Stock Exchange....

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