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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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 ,...

IBM, Lufthansa Ink $1.25B Outsourcing Deal

IBM has signed a seven-year $1.25 billion outsourcing contract to deliver IT infrastructure services for Lufthansa. According to the agreement, IBM will optimize the airline’s IT processes, which is expected to generate...

BAE Systems awarded $11.4 million IARPA cyber-security contract

The U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has selected BAE Systems to develop technology that will help the U.S. military and intelligence agencies forecast and detect cyber-attacks. The approximate lifetime...

Cray Awarded $30M DoD Supercomputer Contract

Cray was awarded a $30 million supercomputer contract for two Cray XC40 supercomputers and two Cray Sonexion storage systems by the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) . Awarded...

IBM Inks Watson Deal With Veterans Affairs Dept.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is using Watson technology in a pilot to assist physicians in helping accelerate the process of evidence-based medical decision making, says IBM. As part...

Northrop Grumman Awarded $73.6 Million DISA Task Order

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to continue on the Acropolis and Sensor Operations program - a capability that protects DISA-managed networks...