Thursday, August 16, 2018

Comtech receives $32.5 million order from the U.S. Army

Comtech has received new orders totaling $32.5 million from the U.S. Army PM Tactical Network.

Leidos awarded Social Security Administration IT contracts

Leidos has been selected by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to support its Office of Software Engineering (OSE) and the Disability Case Processing System (DCPS). The two task order awards have a combined potential value of $639 million.

Samsung Heavy Industries selects AWS as cloud provider

Samsung Heavy Industries has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider, Amazon said in a statement on Wednesday.

USPS awards General Dynamics $467 million technical support services contract

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a contract for Enterprise Information Technology Program (EITP) Technical Support Services (TSS) by the United States Postal Service.

BAE Systems to develop cyber defense tools for DARPA

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected BAE Systems to develop cyber-hunting tools that detect and analyze cyber threats for large enterprise networks.

Sectra signs imaging software and analytics contract with Stanford Medicine

Medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra will install its enterprise imaging PACS throughout Stanford Health Care (SHC) and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital to support clinical and research imaging needs of the organization.

Attain awarded $67.4M Secure Web Services DISA contract

Attain, a management, technology, and strategy consulting firm, was awarded a contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) with its Compartmented Enterprise Services Organization.

Nutanix to acquire Frame

Nutanix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Frame, a cloud-based Windows desktop and application delivery provider.

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INDUSTRY

HPE building supercomputer for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is building a new supercomputer for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

U.S. Department of Energy selects PARC to develop low-cost CO2 sensors

PARC, a Xerox company, was selected via a Funding Opportunity Award from the Department of Energy to develop low-cost CO2 sensors. 

Maersk, IBM Introduce TradeLens blockchain shipping solution

A.P. Moller –Maersk and IBM have announced the creation of TradeLens, a jointly developed blockchain-enabled shipping solution by the two companies.

Retail giant Kroger launches e-commerce platform

Kroger is introducing Kroger Ship, a new direct-to-customer e-commerce platform. The launch will initially target four markets: Cincinnati, Houston, Louisville, and Nashville.

MORE NEWS

Traditional PC market grows 2.7% , strongest rate since Q1 2012: IDC

Preliminary results for the second quarter of 2018 showed shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, and workstation) totaled 62.3 million units, recording solid year-on-year growth of 2.7%, according to IDC.

Lockheed Martin, Arconic collaborate on 3D printing

Lockheed Martin and Arconic have inked a two-year Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to work together.

Uber, Venmo partnering on payments

Uber and Venmo, a service of PayPal, are partnering to deliver a new payment experience available with Uber and Uber Eats. More than six million...

Intel to acquire eASIC

Intel is acquiring eASIC, a structured ASICs provider headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Apple supports Malala Fund expansion in Latin America

Apple has launched a collaboration between its ten Apple Developer Academies in Brazil and Malala Fund, the company said in a statement on Monday.

Autodesk acquires Assemble Systems

Autodesk has acquired Salem, Massachusetts-based Assemble Systems, a provider of SaaS solutions.