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Under the transformational educational agreement, the independent nonprofit Arizona corporation, The University of Arizona Global Campus will acquire the assets of Ashford University from Zovio. The acquisition will allow Global Campus to fulfill its vision to expand access for nontraditional and underrepresented students to flexible, affordable, high-quality higher education opportunities that will allow students to achieve their academic and career goals.
Tech-giant Intel announced it will acquire SigOpt, a San Francisco-based provider of a leading platform for the optimization of artificial intelligence (AI) software models at scale. SigOpt’s AI software technologies deliver productivity and performance gains across hardware and software parameters, use cases and workloads in deep learning, machine learning and data analytics. Intel plans to use SigOpt’s software technologies across Intel’s AI hardware products to help accelerate, amplify and scale Intel’s AI software solution offerings to developers.
Honeywell Aerospace will integrate Rocky Research as a wholly owned subsidiary and use its applications to reduce the size, weight, power and cost of Honeywell’s thermal and power management and hardware systems.