U.S. Air Force awards ICF $50 million cyberspace services task order

Consulting and digital services provider ICF was awarded a new task order to provide comprehensive cyber support across the U.S. Air Force enterprise. The task order was awarded by the Air Combat Command (ACC) under the U.S. General Services Administration’s OASIS (One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services) indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. It has a value of over $50 million and a term of 3.5 years including a one-year base, two one-year options plus one six-month option.

Under the agreement, ICF will provide technical and programmatic expertise and advisory services to help transition the Air Force’s cyberspace core function from the Air Force Space Command to ACC. This includes developing recommendations to ACC on how to manage, deploy and invest in cyber capabilities, the company said in a statement.

[Image courtesy: U.S. Air Force]

Just in

Raspberry Pi is now a public company — TC

Raspberry Pi priced its IPO on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning at £2.80 per share, valuing it at £542 million, or $690 million at today’s exchange rate, writes Romain Dillet. 

AlphaSense raises $650M

AlphaSense, a market intelligence and search platform, has raised $650 million in funding, co-led by Viking Global Investors and BDT & MSD Partners.

Elon Musk’s xAI raises $6B to take on OpenAI — VentureBeat

Confirming reports from April, the series B investment comes from the participation of multiple known venture capital firms and investors, including Valor Equity Partners, Vy Capital, Andreessen Horowitz (A16z), Sequoia Capital, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal and Kingdom Holding, writes Shubham Sharma. 

Capgemini partners with DARPA to explore quantum computing for carbon capture

Capgemini Government Solutions has launched a new initiative with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to investigate quantum computing's potential in carbon capture.