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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Forbes Media Acquires Camerama App

Forbes Media has acquired photo-sharing app Camerama. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The founder of Camerama Salah Akram Zalatimo will join the company as VP of Mobile Products,...

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...

Accenture and Pivotal form new cloud business group

Accenture and Pivotal Software have formed a new business group.