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.

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...

Air Mauritius inks 5-year Cloud and Analytics deal with IBM

Air Mauritius has inked a five-year technology and services deal with IBM for cloud and analytics technologies delivered as services. The deal, which will be implemented in collaboration with KPMG South Africa,...

Spirit AeroSystems using GE Predix for factory modernization

Spirit AeroSystems is starting a factory modernization initiative, where it will implement Efficiency Analyzer on Predix. Predix is GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet, designed for building applications that connect to industrial...

NASA Selects Unisys To Compete For SEWP V Contracts

NASA has selected Unisys to compete for task orders to provide a range of information technology products and services to federal government agencies under the new Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) V...

Alaska Airlines, Sabre renew distribution system and technology agreement

Sabre has renewed its distribution agreement with Alaska Airlines to continue providing full content through the Sabre Travel Network global distribution system (GDS). The five-year deal also includes the expansion and integration...

Delta Pilots Using Microsoft Surface 2 Expected To Save $13M Annually

Delta Air Lines is equipping its 11,000 pilots with electronic flight bags using the Microsoft Surface 2 tablet. Delta’s electronic flight bag will leverage Jeppesen’s FliteDeck Pro application. Device rollout to pilots...

Alitalia switches to Sabre IT systems

Italian airline company Alitalia has completed a major IT system upgrade, in which reservations, check-in and critical airline operations were switched from Arco to Sabre. The introduction of the new system was part...

NASA using NetApp AltaVault cloud-integrated storage

Following a proof of concept trial, NASA is using AltaVault cloud-integrated storage from NetApp, said the company in a statement. Last year, NASA's Informational Resources Directorate (IRD) ran a proof of concept to store...

DARPA selects SSL for robotic servicing of geosynchronous satellites

DARPA has selected Space Systems Loral (SSL), based in Palo Alto, CA, as its commercial partner for the agency’s Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. DARPA and SSL seek to develop...

Garmin, Jeppesen sign charts deal

Garmin and Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, have signed an agreement to integrate Jeppesen terminal charts with the iOS-based Garmin Pilot app. Under the terms of the collaboration, Jeppesen terminal charts can now be...

Gulf Air Using Red Hat For Arabic Sentiment Analysis

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has created a private cloud IT environment with Red Hat solutions. As part of this project, Gulf Air has deployed Red...

MobileIron providing mobile security for Munich Airport

Mobile enterprise security company MobileIron is providing mobile security to Munich Airport employees, says the company. The focus of the mobile initiative is to securely mobilize intranet and SAP processes. Flughafen München, the organization...