IBM, UC San Diego collaborating to use AI for healthy living

IBM and the University of California San Diego have announced a multi-year project to work on enhancing quality of life and independence for aging populations through the new Artificial Intelligence for...

AppliedVR brings therapeutic virtual reality content to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

AppliedVR is introducing virtual reality technology in the Spine Center, Department of Surgery and Orthopaedic at Center Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. More such launches are expected in the coming months. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is among the...

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,...

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...

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...

Department of Homeland Security awards Digital Bazaar blockchain contract

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded a $749,241 Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR) contract to Digital Bazaar to develop fit-for-purpose blockhains for identity and...

Merck to use Palantir data analytics capabilities

Merck has announced a partnership with Palantir Technologies, that is expected to leverage Palantir's advanced data analytics capabilities. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. Initially, Merck will apply Palantir's technology to cancer treatment...

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...

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,...

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...

RealPage buys eSupply Systems for $7.1M

RealPage, a provider of on-demand software and software-enabled services for the rental housing industry, has acquired eSupply Systems, a San Antonio-based e-procurement software and group purchasing services company. The acquisition purchase price of $7.1...

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...

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

Microsoft has acquired Maluuba, a Montreal-based deep learning company working on natural language understanding. In a blog post, Harry Shum, executive vice president, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Research Group, said Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning...

DARPA Robotics Challenge Awarding $3.5M Prize Purse With Atlas Upgrade

A total of $3.5 million in prizes will now be awarded to the top three finishers in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge (DRC), the final event of...

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...