Leidos Wins $12M U.S. Air Force Software Contract

Leidos was awarded a prime contract by U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) to provide software solutions to the Unit Command and Control (UC2).  The single-award cost-plus-fixed fee contract...

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...

Elbit Systems Wins $117M Israeli Defense Contract

Elbit Systems was awarded approximately $117 million in contracts by the Israeli Ministry of Defense, for the supply of Command, Control, Computer, Communications and Intelligence (C4I) systems and communications systems. Most...

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,...

SGI Awarded $30 Million DoD HPC Contract

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded SGI a second $30 million contract as part of its High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). The contract is for an SGI ICE X...

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...

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, 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...

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...

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...