SAIC gets $404 million engineering and computer resource services order

The General Services Administration (GSA), on behalf of the U.S. Army Software Engineering Directorate (SED), has awarded SAIC the Virtual, Interactive, and Multimedia, System Engineering Services (VSES) task order worth more...

Agile Defense awarded DARPA IT services and support task order option

Agile Defense has been awarded a $27,924,716 modification to exercise Option 1 of previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee task order HR0011-15-F-0002 for unclassified information technology services and support to the Defense Advanced Research...

Tyler Technologies to provide ERP solution to Clearwater, Florida

Tyler Technologies has signed an agreement with the city of Clearwater, Florida, for Tyler’s Munis enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Clearwater is located on the west coast of Florida in the Tampa...

Intel buys computer vision company Itseez

Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Itseez, a company working in Computer Vision (CV) algorithms and implementations for embedded and specialized hardware. Itseez will be part of the company's Internet of Things...

Emirates Airlines signs $300 million IT services deal with IBM

Emirates Airline has signed a ten-year technology services agreement with IBM, worth approximately $300 million. IBM will provide IT Infrastructure delivered as a service to the airline company. The agreement provides fully managed...

Facebook Acquires Gowalla, Opens First East Coast Office

By Sudarshana Banerjee Facebook has acquired location-sharing service Gowalla, reports Laurie Segall of CNN Money, citing sources close to the company. It is believed most of Gowalla's employees, including founder Josh Williams, will...

SAP acquires robotic process automation company Contextor

SAP has acquired Contextor, a European robotic process automation (RPA) company based in France.

Oracle, Mitsubishi Electric collaborate to develop Internet of Things platform for manufacturing

Oracle has inked a collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric to develop an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for smart manufacturing. As part of the collaboration, Mitsubishi developed its new FA-IT Open Platform...

Exelis wins Navy engineering services and software support contract

Exelis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harris Corporation, Clifton, New Jersey, was awarded a $12,321,567 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract for engineering services and software support equipment products for the Advanced Self-Protection...

Worldline deploying VMware network virtualization and cloud solutions

European payments and transactional services Worldline is deploying VMware network virtualization and cloud management platforms.

McLaren-Honda signs NTT Communications as technology partner

McLaren-Honda, the British Formula One team based at the McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, Surrey, England, and NTT Group have inked a three-year technology partnership. Under the agreement, NTT Communications becomes a technology partner to McLaren-Honda. Over the course...

Comtech wins $134 million multi-year E911 services contract

Comtech Telecommunications was awarded a multi-year contract valued at approximately $134 million from one of the largest wireless carriers in the United States to provide FCC mandated enhanced 911 (“E911”) services.

Slack acquires Astro

Slack has acquired Astro, a company with expertise in email infrastructure and makers of the Astrobot for Slack. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Universal Music Group Buys Fame House

Universal Music Group (UMG) has acquired Fame House, a digital marketing agency whose clients include artists, brands and festivals including Eminem, Pearl Jam, Mitchell & Ness and Electric Zoo. Fame House will remain based in...

Siemens is acquiring Enlighted

Siemens is acquiring Enlighted, a provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) systems in buildings, based in Sunnyvale, CA. Financial details of the deal was not disclosed.