INDUSTRY UPDATES

Huawei joins the ZigBee Alliance board

Huawei has joined the ZigBee Alliance at the Promoter level, and accepted a seat on its board. "The ZigBee Alliance is heading in the right...

Garmin starts $200M campus expansion

Garmin is breaking ground on a $200 million dollar facility expansion at its Olathe, Kansas campus. Construction will happen in two phases. The first phase includes...

VMware announces key alliances, says working on IoT offerings

VMware announced key alliances in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. The company says it is working with Bayshore Networks, Dell, Intwine Connect, Deloitte...

Equinix completes $28 million expansion of Melbourne data center

Equinix has completed the second phase expansion of its International Business Exchange (IBX) in Melbourne, known as ME1. Phase two of ME1 provides 750 new cabinets and...

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Square teams up with TouchBistro, Vend

Square is partnering with TouchBistro and Vend, two companies offering checkout or “point-of-sale” software for retail outlets. Under the collaboration, merchants using TouchBistro and Vend solutions,...

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GOVERNMENT

U.S. Navy awards Lockheed Martin $79.5M combat management system contract

The U.S. Navy has selected Lockheed Martin's COMBATSS-21 (COMponent-BAsed Total-Ship System—21st Century) as the combat management system for the Navy's frigate ship program. COMBATSS-21...

Leidos awarded $99 million AIE-3 contract

Leidos was awarded the AIE-3 contract, a prime contract by the U.S. Department of the Army to provide automated installation entry solutions to the...

IT & TELECOM

Square teams up with TouchBistro, Vend

Square is partnering with TouchBistro and Vend, two companies offering checkout or “point-of-sale” software for retail outlets. Under the collaboration, merchants using TouchBistro and Vend solutions,...

Microsoft buys AI-powered scheduling app Genee

Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Genee, an artificial intelligence-powered scheduling app for meetings. Genee uses natural language processing and optimized decision-making algorithms,...

AEROSPACE & AUTOMOTIVE

Garmin, Jeppesen sign charts deal

Garmin and Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, have signed an agreement to integrate Jeppesen terminal charts with the iOS-based Garmin Pilot app. Under the terms of the...

McLaren-Honda signs NTT Communications as technology partner

McLaren-Honda, the British Formula One team based at the McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, Surrey, England, and NTT Group have inked a three-year technology partnership. Under the agreement, NTT Communications becomes...

THE FUTURE OF IT

atomic sculpting

Researchers are working on 3D feature sizes down to the nanometer level

A team led by scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory are combining the focused electron beam in a scanning transmission electron microscope with new electronic...

New way to turn electricity into light using graphene, can lead to light-based circuits

When an airplane begins to move faster than the speed of sound, it creates a shockwave that produces a “boom” of sound. Researchers at...

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