Contracts

Lockheed Martin wins $5.8 million Office of Naval Research 3-D printing research contract

Lockheed Martin and the Office of Naval Research are exploring how to apply artificial intelligence to train robots to independently oversee—and optimize—3-D printing of complex parts.

Unisys wins $40 million Kansas IT modernization contract

The State of Kansas – a new client for Unisys – has awarded the company a contract to provide a hybrid cloud solution to help establish a secure and modern IT infrastructure for the state's executive branch. 

Department of Energy awarding Berkeley Lab $30 million to build quantum testbed

The U.S. Department of Energy is awarding Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $30 million over five years to build and operate an Advanced Quantum Testbed.

Brainlab, Magic Leap partner for digital surgery

Munich-based Brainlab, a company that develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, has inked an exclusive agreement with Magic Leap.

Apple, Salesforce collaborating for Salesforce iOS apps

Apple and Salesforce have inked a strategic partnership. Salesforce, working with Apple, will redesign the Salesforce mobile app for experiences exclusively on iOS, with Apple capabilities such as Siri Shortcuts.

MariaDB acquires Clustrix

MariaDB has acquired distributed database technology company Clustrix for an undisclosed amount.

Adobe to acquire Marketo for $4.75B

Adobe has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire B2B marketing engagement platform Marketo for $4.75 billion. 

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance cars to embed Android, based on new partnership with Google

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance and Google have inked a technology partnership to embed the Android operating system in vehicles sold by the automotive alliance, starting from 2021.

Unum Group chooses Clearwater Analytics for investment accounting solutions

The Unum Group has selected Clearwater Analytics' cloud-based investment accounting and reporting solution.

NetApp acquires StackPointCloud

NetApp has acquired StackPointCloud, a provider of multi-cloud Kubernetes as-a-service and a contributor to the Kubernetes project.

Atomwise enters into an evaluation agreement with Pfizer

Atomwise has entered into an evaluation agreement with Pfizer, in which the drug giant will evaluate Atomwise’s platform to identify potential drug candidates.

Lenovo, NetApp ink partnership to co-develop storage products, announce JV in China

Lenovo and NetApp have inked a global partnership, where the two companies are co-developing a range of Lenovo-branded storage products.

Department of Homeland Security awards $11.6M in contracts for network/internet disruptions research

Five research organizations were awarded separate contracts totaling $11.6 million to develop new methods to identify and attribute Network/Internet-scale Disruptive Events (NIDEs).

Accenture Federal Services wins position on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ONE IT contract

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a position on the ONE IT contract.

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Lobe for undisclosed sum

Microsoft has acquired San Francisco, Calif.-based deep learning startup Lobe for an undisclosed sum.