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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...

F-Secure Links Advanced Malware Threat to South China Sea Cyber Attacks

Security company F-Secure Labs says it has uncovered a strain of malware that appears to be targeting parties involved in the recently decided Philippines...

PTC Joins 3MF Consortium as founding member

PTC has joined the 3MF Consortium at the founding membership level. 3MF Consortium is an industry association created to develop and promote a new...

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Veritone closes $50 million funding agreement with Acacia Research

Cloud-based Artificial Intelligence company Veritone has signed a funding agreement with patent investment group, Acacia Research, for up to $50 million in working capital. The...

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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

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,...

Workday, IBM form strategic cloud partnership

IBM and Workday, a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has adopted the IBM Cloud as part of a multi-year strategic...

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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