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NJVC, Virtustream Team to Give Govt Cloud Price Comparison; Kevin Jackson Comments

NJVC, Virtustream Team to Give Govt Cloud Price Comparison; Kevin Jackson Comments

NJVC and Virtustream will partner to provide government customers the Virtustream xChange cloud computing marketplace to shop for cloud service providers. NJVC said the exchange is a marketplace for government,… Read more »

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NSA's Accumulo Big Data Platform Testing Commercial Waters

NSA's Accumulo Big Data Platform Testing Commercial Waters

Accumulo, a big data storage software program developed by the National Security Agency, could soon be sold on the commercial market as a company owned by NSA technologists has partnered… Read more »

Lockheed Launches Pilot Web Portal, Alerting Service; Jim Derr Comments

Lockheed Launches Pilot Web Portal, Alerting Service; Jim Derr Comments

Lockheed Martin‘s flight services unit has launched a web portal and alerting service for pilots who use the company’s service for filing flight plans, the company announced Thursday. Pilots will… Read more »

SAIC to Provide United Power with Smart Grid as a Service Offering; Kenneth Stewart Comments

SAIC to Provide United Power with Smart Grid as a Service Offering; Kenneth Stewart Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has won a 10-year contract from United Power to provide advanced metering infrastructure solutions for a 10,000 meter pilot project and to implement the SAIC Smart… Read more »

Raytheon to Make Navy Ship Power Converter, Mgmt Controller; Joe Biondi Comments

Raytheon to Make Navy Ship Power Converter, Mgmt Controller; Joe Biondi Comments

Raytheon will develop a new power converter and power management controller for future U.S. Navy surface ships and submarines, the company announced Wednesday. The company received two Phase 2 contracts… Read more »

DARPA Taps Siri Maker, Compiler Firm for Embedded Computing Program

DARPA Taps Siri Maker, Compiler Firm for Embedded Computing Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected two technology firms to develop new electronic parts that control computer functions, with the goal of energy efficiency, Nextgov reports. Silicon Valley-based… Read more »

Lockheed, Ball Aerospace Present F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator; David Taylor Comments

Lockheed, Ball Aerospace Present F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator; David Taylor Comments

Lockheed Martin and Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. presented an F-35 cockpit demonstrator Wednesday at Ball Aerospace’s antenna manufacturing facility in Westminster, Colo. Ball Aerospace said in a release attendees… Read more »

TechAmerica Big Data Report Highlights Confusion, Need for R&D Strategy

TechAmerica Big Data Report Highlights Confusion, Need for R&D Strategy

A report from the TechAmerica Foundation’s Federal Big Data Commission says big data can be defined through identifying four major characteristics, ZDNet reports. Leaders and commissioners came from companies including… Read more »

NASA, NSF, DOE Sponsoring Big Data Challenge; Jason Crusan Comments

NASA, NSF, DOE Sponsoring Big Data Challenge; Jason Crusan Comments

NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Energy Department are co-sponsoring an innovation challenge aimed at harnessing the potential of big data, NASA announced Wednesday. Through the Big Data Challenge… Read more »

Cisco’s Gina Clark: Video Conferencing to Become Default Comm Medium

Cisco’s Gina Clark: Video Conferencing to Become Default Comm Medium

As the demand for video platforms increases, video conferencing will eventually replace audio conferencing as the primary medium for electronic communications, a Cisco Systems executive recently said, according to eWeek…. Read more »

Unisys Moves DOE Idaho Lab to Google Cloud; Anthony Hess Comments

Unisys Moves DOE Idaho Lab to Google Cloud; Anthony Hess Comments

Unisys has completed its transition of 5,000 personnel at the Energy Department‘s Idaho National Laboratory to a Google cloud-based email and collaboration platform, Unisys announced Wednesday. Battelle Energy Alliance, DOE’s… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Hands NASA Webb Telescope First 2 Webb Mirrors

Ball Aerospace Hands NASA Webb Telescope First 2 Webb Mirrors

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. has delivered two of the 18 primary mirrors needed for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope to Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The agency… Read more »

Iran Unveils Locally-Built Long-Range Drone Capable of Reaching Israel

Iran Unveils Locally-Built Long-Range Drone Capable of Reaching Israel

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards unveiled a long-range drone Tuesday, that is capable of carrying bombs and missiles up to 1,240 miles, Reuters reports. The locally-made Shahed 129 is reportedly capable of… Read more »

Northrop Receives Subcontract for Sensor Calibration, Charles Volk Comments

Northrop Receives Subcontract for Sensor Calibration, Charles Volk Comments

The University of California at Irvine has selected Northrop Grumman Corp. as a subcontractor to help address the long-term calibration of inertial sensors used for navigation, pointing and stabilization applications,… Read more »

Intel to Develop Electronic DNA Sequencing Tech for NIH; Eric Green Comments

Intel to Develop Electronic DNA Sequencing Tech for NIH; Eric Green Comments

Intel will develop a single-molecule DNA sequencer for the National Institutes of Health under a four-year research grant. The NIH announced it awarded $19 million in grants to develop new… Read more »

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