NASA Awards $143M Software Contract

NASA has selected L-3 National Security Solutions of Reston, Virginia, to provide simulation and software technology support to the Engineering Software, Robotics and Simulation Division (SRSD) at the agency's Johnson Space...

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.

Comcast, Khan Academy Ink Multi-Million Dollar Partnership

Comcast and Khan Academy have signed a partnership that will combine the free educational content of Khan Academy with Internet Essentials, Comcast's broadband adoption program. This is one of the largest commitments...

DataSift, Automattic Partner For Curated Access To All WordPress Posts

Social analytics and insights company DataSift has signed a global partnership with Automattic, the company behind WordPress. Through the DataSift platform, companies can have curated access to all of Automattic's public...

AT&T Gets $15M VPN Contract From Swedish Company

AT&T was awarded a $15 million, four-year contract, renewing a networking deal with Assa Abloy, a Swedish lock and security solutions company. The agreement will see AT&T deploy a global virtual private...

Apple Acquires Topsy For $200M

Apple has acquired Topsy for a reported $200 million. According to its website - Topsy is a realtime search engine powered by the Social Web. Unlike traditional web search engines, Topsy indexes and...

Rolta Awarded $25M Contract To Build Intelligent 3D-Model Of City

Indian IT solutions company Rolta has been awarded a $25 million intelligent 3D city modeling contract by a major Middle-East country. The project involves creation of a 3D model of various municipal...

EBay Joins Forces With Martha Stewart To Launch American Made Market

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and eBay have joined forces to present the Martha Stewart American Made Market online marketplace. Curated by Martha Stewart, and her team at Martha Stewart Living, the American...

Amazon, USPS Working Together For Sunday Package Deliveries

Amazon is working with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sunday, starting in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas. Dave Clark (Vice president, Worldwide operations and customer service,...

LivingSocial Sells Ticket Monster For $260 Million

LivingSocial has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Korean-based Ticket Monster business to Groupon for $260 million in cash and stock. The deal is expected to close in the...

Google Buys FlexyCore

Google has acquired FlexyCore, a startup based in Rennes, France, for a reported $23.1 million. FlexyCore was founded by a former head of research and development for Texas Instruments, and makes software for mobile phones.

Amazon Gets Into The Education Business With TenMarks Acquisition

Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire online education company TenMarks for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2013. Dave Limp (Vice president, Amazon Kindle):...

Vonage Buys Vocalocity For $130 Million

VoIP communications provider Vonage has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Vocalocity for $130 million. The transaction has been approved by the boards of both the companies, and is expected to close...

Washington Post Completes $250 Million Sale To Jeff Bezos

The Washington Post Company has completed the sale of its newspaper publishing businesses to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Mr. Bezos acquired the company for $250 million in August this year, in his personal capacity.

Disney Parks Launches Official Vine Account

Disney Parks has launched an official Disney Parks Vine account, which will feature both original and user-generated video content. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, also known as Disney Parks, is one of...