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...

Flir Systems Gets $27.1M DoD Contract

Flir Systems has received production orders under a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to support the Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits,...

Baidu Signs Mobile Photo Sharing Deal With Cooliris

Chinese search giant Baidu is collaborating with Palo Alto, California-based company Cooliris, to bring mobile photo sharing services to its 100 million users. Baidu released the Cooliris app for iPhone and...

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...

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...

Mentor Graphics, RTI partnering on embedded Industrial IoT development

Mentor Graphics is partnering with embedded middleware vendor RTI, for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) development. The combination of Mentor Embedded technologies and the RTI Connext DDS (Data Distribution Service) middleware, now...

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...

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...

U.S. Army Using IBM Cloud For Logistics Systems

The U.S. Army is using IBM Hybrid Cloud to power one of the largest logistics systems in the U.S. federal government. The system is designed to connect the IBM Cloud to the Army's...

Black Box Awarded $103M IT Managed Services Deal

Technology solutions provider Black Box has been awarded an eight-year, $103 million managed services agreement by Miami-Dade County for the Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD). The agreement—which includes two, one-year options for...

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...

Maersk, IBM partnering on blockchain-based supply chain solution

IBM and Maersk are collaborating to work on a joint blockchain technology solution for the shipping and logistics industry. The companies have built a blockchain solution based on the open source Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Fabric...

Bsquare inks $4.8 million IoT software and services deal

Bsquare has entered into an agreement with a global supplier of smart grid and smart city solutions to utilize its DataV Internet of Things (IoT) software. The one-year subscription agreement, includes...

Xplore Wins $9M Bobcat Computers Order

Rugged computers-maker Xplore Technologies, has received purchase orders in excess of $9 million for the delivery of 3,400 fully-rugged Bobcat Windows series of tablets and docks from a major U.S.  telecommunications company,...

VMware, AWS collaborating to launch VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware and Amazon Web Services have inked a strategic alliance to build and deliver a jointly-architected solution called VMware Cloud on AWS. The solution will enable customers to run applications across VMware...