Splunk receives provisional Department of Defense Impact Level 5 authorization

This gives Splunk's cloud platform eligibility to work with Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) for government agencies in the United States. 

Amazon secures five Atlas V rockets for its Project Kuiper broadband initiative

United Launch Alliance (ULA) said in a statement that Amazon has secured Atlas V for nine launches supporting deployment of its Project Kuiper initiative.

LG shuts down its mobile phone business

LG Electronics is closing its mobile business unit, the company said in a statement. The decision was approved by its board of directors earlier on Monday.

Intel launches its 11th-generation Core S-series desktop processors

Intel launched its 11th-generation Core S-series desktop processors (code-named “Rocket Lake-S”) worldwide on Tuesday.

Oracle announces Java 16

Oracle announced the availability of Java 16 (Oracle JDK 16) on Tuesday.

Wikipedia turns 20

It is Wikipedia's 20th. birthday!

Neonode, Japan Aerospace working on touch sensor self service for customers

Stockholm, Sweden-based Neonode and Japan Aerospace have signed a value-added reseller agreement.

Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise is here

Parallels has launched Parallels Desktop for Chromebook Enterprise.

Manufacturers leverage supply chain practices developed in response to COVID-19: University of Warwick

A survey by researchers at WMG, University of Warwick, saw 249 mid to large manufacturers from food and beverage to automotive, and pharmaceuticals to electronics equipment industries respond about their supply chain resilience in the current state, and future potential.

Burger King Brazil creates virtual assistant working with IBM Brazil

IBM Services and Burger King Brazil have teamed up to create a virtual assistant, based on IBM Watson Assistant, named TOP (Technology Orienting People).

Using augmented reality to teach children; Blue Hat signs kindergarten deals

Blue Hat, a  producer, developer and operator of augmented reality interactive content in China, says the company has signed agreements with six kindergartens in Xiamen.

Square invests $50M in bitcoin

Square, the payments company with Jack Dorsey at the helm, has purchased approximately 4,709 bitcoins at an aggregate purchase price of $50 million.

Zeiss inks preferred cloud platform deal with Microsoft

Optoelectronics and optics company Zeiss and Microsoft have inked a multi-year strategic partnership.

Bank of Thailand launches government savings bond on IBM Blockchain

Bank of Thailand (BOT), Thailand's central bank, has launched a blockchain-based platform for government savings bonds, issuing a total of $1.6 billion.

IBM spins off managed infrastructure services unit as separate company

IBM says it will separate its Managed Infrastructure Services unit of its Global Technology Services division into a new public company; thus splitting the company into two separate entitities.