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Microsoft appoints LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman to board

Microsoft has appointed Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, to its board of directors. Mr. Hoffman will be appointed to the Regulatory and Public Policy Committee. Mr. Hoffman, 49, has been with Greylock Partners, where he is currently a partner, for the...

Financial Services Compensation Scheme selects Cognizant for modernization services

The United Kingdom's Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has selected Cognizant as its technology partner. As part of a three-year agreement, Cognizant will help simplify, modernize and secure a range of FSCS' systems and applications.

Mount Sinai Health System using Salesforce Health and Community Cloud

Mount Sinai Health System is using Salesforce to coordinate and manage the care of Medicaid recipients in its Performing Provider System (PPS). The Mount Sinai PPS was formed under New York State's Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP), a...

CGI to modernize Colorado Trails child welfare information system

CGI was selected by the State of Colorado to work on the next two phases of the modernization of Trails, the state automated child welfare information system, said the company. This Trails modernization project will rebuild the system using web technology over...

Agilent Technologies elects Koh Boon Hwee as new board chairman

Koh Boon Hwee has been elected chairman of the Agilent Technologies' board, said the company in a statement. Mr. Hwee, who has been a member of Agilent’s board since 2003, replaces James Cullen, who served as chairman since 2005,...

Bosch, Nvidia developing AI self-driving systems for mass market cars

Bosch says it is working with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence self-driving systems for mass market cars. According to a statement from Nvidia, the two companies are developing an AI self-driving car computer built on Nvidia's deep learning software and hardware,...

Hearst selects Oracle cloud solutions

Hearst has selected Oracle cloud solutions to simplify and standardize its business processes across finance, procurement, and HR organizations, as part of the company's larger strategy to move to cloud applications. Hearst will be using the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP),...

D-Wave, Virginia Tech to create permanent quantum computing center

D-Wave and Virginia Tech have inked an agreement to work towards the creation of a permanent quantum computing center, to house a D-Wave system at the Hume Center for National Security and Technology. The initiative is a joint effort to...

U.S. Navy’s SPAWAR awards ViON $50 million capacity as a service contract

ViON was awarded a seven-year $50 million contract for Capacity as a Service (CaaS) from the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). The contract will serve the data center infrastructure needs for Research, Development, Testing, and...

Leidos awarded ATM platform contract by Airways New Zealand

Leidos was awarded a contract by Airways New Zealand to replace the current air traffic management (ATM) platforms with Leidos' SkyLine X system. The single-award firm fixed-price contract has a four-year period of performance and 15 years of maintenance...

MobileIron appoints Jessica Denecour to its board

MobileIron has appointed Jessica Denecour to the company's board, said the company in a statement. Ms. Denecour has served as senior vice president and CIO of Varian Medical Systems since January 2006. Prior to Varian, Ms. Denecour worked for Agilent Technologies as...

Akamai, AT&T renew alliance through 2019

Akamai Technologies and AT&T have renewed their global alliance through 2019.  Under the agreement, AT&T will continue to offer Akamai's full product suite, including media delivery and web security services, as part of its broader portfolio of business solutions. In addition,...

Cradlepoint closes $89M Series C round

Cradlepoint, a company that provides 4G LTE enterprise network solutions,  including SD-WAN and cloud services, has closed $89 million in Series C funding. The round was led by TCV. Cradlepoint says it will use these funds to expand product initiatives in...

AMD, Microsoft collaborating to advance open source cloud hardware

AMD is collaborating with Microsoft to incorporate the cloud delivery features of its next-generation "Naples" processor with Project Olympus -- Microsoft's next-generation hyperscale cloud hardware design, the companies said at the Open Compute Project summit in Santa Clara, California. Through Microsoft's contribution of...

Cisco appoints Brenton Saunders to board

Cisco has appointed Brenton Saunders, chairman, president and CEO of Allergan to its board of directors. Mr. Saunders, 47, was elected chairman of Allergan in 2016, and has served as CEO and president of the company since July 2014. He previously served...