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DS takes majority position in Centric Software

Dassault Systèmes just announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Centric Software, the privately-held maker of PLM solutions for the fashion, apparel, luxury and retail sectors. DS said that, "with this investment, Dassault Systèmes aims to accelerate the...

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Quickie: Historic AVEVA surged in FY18

AVEVA had an awesome fiscal 2018 (ended March 31). You'll recall that the AVEVA merged with Schneider Electric Software earlier this year to create a much bigger company with software that reaches from plant design to operations. That combined...

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A few implications of PTC+Rockwell

Yesterday, all I had time to do was tell you about Rockwell Automation's $1 billion stock buy of newly issued shares of PTC, but not to muse on the implications. To be clear, PTC says it will use the proceeds to buy back shares so that the...

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Hexagon grows in autonomous

Hexagon has quietly been building out a solid set of assets that get it ever-closer to the coming autonomous world, starting waaay back when it acquired Leica and Intergraph and, last weekend, announced its intent to add AutonomouStuff (great company name,...

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Hexagon CEO’s legal saga continues

Hexagon announced on Wednesday that the Norwegian Court of Appeal has decided to accept the appeal launched by the Norwegian economic crime authority of CEO Ola Rollén's unanimous acquittal in January on charges of insider trading. This...

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ANSYS Q1 boosted by biggest-ever deal

ANSYS reported Q1 results last week that blew past most estimates and forecasts because the company is starting to reap the benefits of its big-ness. Recall that It has gone from mechanical FEA (ANSYS) to adding CFD (Fluent) to including EMAG...

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Siemens + Sarokal > 5G. And, what’s 5G?

A while ago, Siemens announced that its Mentor Graphic business was buying Sarokal, makers of software and hardware used in developing and testing 4G and 5G telecomms infrastructure. I didn't know what that meant and so the good folks at Mentor...

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