General Dynamics awarded USSOCOM contract for up to $900 million

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, was awarded the SOCOM Wide Mission Support (SWMS) contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The multiple-award, indefinite delivery,...

Las Vegas Police Deploys $26M Motorola Communications Solutions

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) has implemented a $26 million Project 25 communications system from Motorola Solutions. LVMPD also signed an 11-year, $31 million lifecycle management and support services agreement for systems...

NASA Awards $143M Software Contract

NASA has selected L-3 National Security Solutions of Reston, Virginia, to provide simulation and software technology support to the Engineering Software, Robotics and Simulation Division (SRSD) at the agency's Johnson Space...

Lockheed Martin Awarded $154M Navy Electronic Warfare Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $154 million contract to upgrade the fleet's electronic warfare defenses against evolving threats, such as anti-ship missiles. Under the low-rate initial production contract for...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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....

Accenture acquires Mackevision

Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Germany-based Mackevision, a producer of 3D-enabled and immersive product content.

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...