GE To Use Office 365 Suite

Microsoft and General Electric have signed an agreement, under the terms of which Microsoft's cloud productivity suite Office 365 will be used by GE's more than 300,000 employees across 170 countries worldwide. GE...

Intel, Cray Working On World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer With DoE

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) has awarded Intel Federal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation, a contract to deliver two next-generation supercomputers to Argonne National...

PTC working with Microsoft to create MR experience

PTC is working to create enterprise mixed reality (MR) experiences with Microsoft HoloLens. The two companies will jointly work to help incorporate building hands-free MR experiences using ThingWorx Studio, say the...

SGI Awarded $30 Million DoD HPC Contract

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded SGI a second $30 million contract as part of its High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). The contract is for an SGI ICE X...

Cisco to acquire Duo Security for $2.35B

Cisco is acquiring privately-held Duo Security. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay $2.35 billion in cash and assumed equity for the company.

Amazon Buys Elemental

Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire Elemental Technologies, a company that provides software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, and are subject to closing conditions....

GE Gets US Air Force HPEC Research Contract

GE’s Intelligent Platforms business has been awarded a contract that will see the company undertaking a six month research program to help the United States Air Force define open architectures for...

Southwest Partners With Beats Music

Southwest Airlines is partnering with Beats Music, a music subscription service now owned by Apple, to provide flyers curated music onboard its WiFi-enabled aircrafts. Customers accessing Beats Music onboard have an opportunity to listen to music handpicked...

Google Buys Titan Aerospace

Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, a company that makes solar-powered drones. All employees of the company, based in New Mexico, are expected to join the Search giant.

U.S. Department of Energy To Get $97 Million+ World’s Fastest Supercomputer

By Sudarshana Banerjee The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has awarded a contract to Cray to vamp up its Jaguar. Before you start dreaming of cars, the Jaguar is the...

HubSpot Buys Rekindle

Sales software company HubSpot has acquired Rekindle, a Boston-based company with an app by the same name, that lets users connect with old friends and lovers. Rekindle is backed by Atlas Venture ,...

Department of Homeland Security awards Digital Bazaar blockchain contract

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded a $749,241 Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR) contract to Digital Bazaar to develop fit-for-purpose blockhains for identity and...

BMW to integrate Amazon Alexa into vehicles

Amazon and BMW are working together to bring Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant, to BMW and Mini vehicles. The integration will be available starting mid-2018, say the companies. Drivers will not need...

IBM, UC San Diego collaborating to use AI for healthy living

IBM and the University of California San Diego have announced a multi-year project to work on enhancing quality of life and independence for aging populations through the new Artificial Intelligence for...

Dell EMC, General Dynamics, Microsoft awarded $1B Air Force enterprise services contract

Dell EMC, General Dynamics, and Microsoft have been awarded a $1 billion five-year U.S. Air Force contract, to implement a Cloud Hosted Enterprise Services (CHES) program. The award is the largest-ever federal...