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...

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...

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...

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.

Flir Systems acquires Aeryon Labs for $200M

Flir Systems has acquired Aeryon Labs, a developer of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), for $200 million. 

BlackBerry signs first Secure licensing deal

BlackBerry has signed its first BlackBerry Secure licensing deal with Yangzhou New Telecom Science and Technology Company (NTD), a Yangzhou and Beijing based electronics design firm that develops and manufactures smartphones...

Jacobs awarded U.S. Air Force software development continuation contract

Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded a continuation contract for the United States Air Force Communication, Navigation, Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) software development. The contract is valued at $34.6 million over five years...

Hughes awarded government contract for SATCOM communications architecture

Hughes Network Systems has been awarded a Wideband Communications Architecture (WCA) study contract to support the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) satellite communications (SATCOM) capabilities. Hughes will help to create a WCA...

Toys”R”Us to launch new online platform with Mirakl

Toys"R"Us has entered into an agreement with online marketplace provider Mirakl, to create an online marketplace for the Toys"R"Us and Babies"R"Us businesses in the United States and Canada. The platform is set...

Randstad migrating global data centers to AWS

Staffing and recruitment company Randstad says it will migrate its global data centers to AWS. Randstad is consolidating its IT infrastructure across 30 IT departments, providing service to 40 operating companies globally. Currently,...

Ikea acquires TaskRabbit

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has signed a conditional agreement to acquire San Francisco, CA-based on-demand services platform companyTaskRabbit for an undisclosed sum. The two companies had earlier worked on a pilot...

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 ,...

Walmart partners with Google for voice shopping

Walmart is making its products available online outside its own website for the first time. The world's biggest retailer has inked a partnership with Google, under which Walmart products will be...

WidePoint awarded $9.3M task order by ICE

WidePoint,  a provider of technology-based management solutions, was awarded an Option Year 2 task order modification for cellular wireless managed services by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for approximately...

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...