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Exelis Airport Vehicle Transmitter FAA-Certified; Ted Carniol Comments

Exelis Airport Vehicle Transmitter FAA-Certified; Ted Carniol Comments

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has certified an ITT Exelis vehicle movement area transmitter as compliant with agency standards on installation in airport vehicles and maintenance. V-MAT is also compliant… Read more »

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Ball Providing NASA, Geological Survey Space-Based Earth Imager; David Taylor Comments

Ball Providing NASA, Geological Survey Space-Based Earth Imager; David Taylor Comments

A Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. land imaging instrument launched into space Monday for a NASA-U.S. Geological Survey satellite program to observe spectral data in infrared bands. United Launch Alliance,… Read more »

Lockheed Entering Mars Spacecraft Environmental Testing Phase; Guy Beutelschies Comments

Lockheed Entering Mars Spacecraft Environmental Testing Phase; Guy Beutelschies Comments

Lockheed Martin has assembled and integrated its spacecraft for NASA and is now preparing for environmental testing ahead of its scheduled November launch for a Mars mission. That testing phase… Read more »

Battelle Team Developing Open Source Smart Grid Software

Battelle Team Developing Open Source Smart Grid Software

Battelle and Midwest utility AEP have developed open source software using code from an Energy Department national laboratory for a smart grid project in Ohio, Greentech Media reports. Jeff St…. Read more »

Lockheed, MDA Complete Test of BAE THAAD Missile

Lockheed, MDA Complete Test of BAE THAAD Missile

BAE Systems has completed a missile defense test for its terminal high altitude area defense infrared imaging seeker, according to the Union Leader. During the test, BAE’s THAAD weapon system engaged a… Read more »

GE Launches Big Data Software For Automation Market Pursuit; Don Busiek Comments

GE Launches Big Data Software For Automation Market Pursuit; Don Busiek Comments

General Electric has launched a new big data management software tool for manufacturing, design and automation enterprises as part of the company’s push into automation and software markets. GE originally… Read more »

IBM Wraps Up Big Data Storage Software Firm Buy; Deidre Paknad Comments

IBM Wraps Up Big Data Storage Software Firm Buy; Deidre Paknad Comments

IBM has completed its acquisition of an Austin, Texas-based data storage software provider aimed at expanding its big data portfolio. This acquisition complements IBM’s previous buys of PSS Systems and… Read more »

Oracle Unveils New Clinical Trial Software Program Version; Neil de Crescenzo Comments

Oracle Unveils New Clinical Trial Software Program Version; Neil de Crescenzo Comments

Oracle has released version five of an enterprise clinical trial software program intended to help healthcare clients plan, source and track clinical projects on one platform. Customers access Oracle Health… Read more »

CGI Receives FedRAMP Cloud Services Approval; Donna Ryan Comments

CGI Receives FedRAMP Cloud Services Approval; Donna Ryan Comments

  CGI Federal has received approval from a board comprised of federal chief information officers to provide cloud computing services to U.S. agencies under a governmentwide compliance program. The Federal… Read more »

Microsoft Adding Bing Search Tools To Office

Microsoft Adding Bing Search Tools To Office

Microsoft is releasing five new Bing applications for its Office 2013 and Office 365 product lines, Information Week reports. Michael Endler writes Microsoft aimed to aimed to add search functionality… Read more »

ATK Team Evaluates NASA Space Launch System Avionics, Control; Fred Brasfield Comments

ATK Team Evaluates NASA Space Launch System Avionics, Control; Fred Brasfield Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) addressed complexity and cost issues in its latest avionics and control test for a NASA program aimed at sending astronauts and cargo beyond Earth’s orbit. Flight Control… Read more »

Compusearch Helps Public Debt Bureau Update Oracle Financial Software

Compusearch Helps Public Debt Bureau Update Oracle Financial Software

Compusearch helped a Treasury Department agency update its Oracle financial management system and completed the project after three years. The Bureau of the Public Debt, an agency within the Treasury… Read more »

Oracle Aiming To Extend IP Comm Portfolio, Buying Border Control Tech Firm For $1.7B

Oracle Aiming To Extend IP Comm Portfolio, Buying Border Control Tech Firm For $1.7B

Oracle has agreed to acquire session border control technology provider Acme Packet for nearly $1.7 billion in a move aimed at growing Oracle’s portfolio of Internet Protocol-enabled communications services and… Read more »

NJVC's Kevin Jackson On How Cloud Can Change Intell Community Organization

NJVC's Kevin Jackson On How Cloud Can Change Intell Community Organization

Kevin Jackson, vice president and general manager of cloud services at NJVC, has co-authored a white paper on how the U.S. intelligence community can use cloud computing to locate data… Read more »

IBM Adds California Firm's Software Arm To Business Analytics Portfolio; Leslie Rechan Comments

IBM Adds California Firm's Software Arm To Business Analytics Portfolio; Leslie Rechan Comments

IBM is acquiring California-based Star Analytics Inc.’s software arm for an undisclosed amount as part of IBM’s strategy to broaden its business analytics portfolio. The transaction is scheduled to close… Read more »

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