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NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne Test 3-D Printed Rocket Engines; Tyler Hickman Comments

NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne Test 3-D Printed Rocket Engines; Tyler Hickman Comments

NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed tests on a three-dimensional printed rocket engine injector that the agency hopes can cut manufacturing costs by 70 percent. The NASA-Aerojet team of engineers… Read more »

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Philips Enters JV for Smart Road Lighting Project; Patrick Kung, Liu Liehong Comment

Philips Enters JV for Smart Road Lighting Project; Patrick Kung, Liu Liehong Comment

Royal Philips and China Electronics Corp. company SED have partnered on a road lighting project in China using software, web-based smart controls and LED technology. The two sides have finalized… Read more »

EMC to Buy Server Software Provider ScaleIO; David Goulden Comments

EMC to Buy Server Software Provider ScaleIO; David Goulden Comments

EMC Corp. has inked a deal to acquire converged storage developer ScaleIO for an undisclosed amount as part of efforts to expand the company’s storage portfolios. ScaleIO will run under… Read more »

Exelis to Test Secondary Mirror for Sky Survey Telescope; Gary Matthews Comments

Exelis to Test Secondary Mirror for Sky Survey Telescope; Gary Matthews Comments

ITT Exelis has won a contract with the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy to evaluate a 3.5-milimeter mirror for a synoptic survey telescope that seeks to help scientists… Read more »

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Digital Marketing Firm; Brian Whipple Comments

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Digital Marketing Firm; Brian Whipple Comments

Accenture Plc has acquired Acquity Group Ltd, the second-largest independent digital marketing company in the U.S., for nearly $316 million in cash as part of an effort to expand digital marketing… Read more »

Northrop Wraps Up Air Force ICBM Rocket Engine Tests; Tony Spehar Comments

Northrop Wraps Up Air Force ICBM Rocket Engine Tests; Tony Spehar Comments

Northrop Grumman has conducted the final test on a machine designed to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile under a joint project of the company and the U.S. Air Force. The… Read more »

Boeing to Demo Crew Capsule for NASA Program; John Mulholland Comments

Boeing to Demo Crew Capsule for NASA Program; John Mulholland Comments

Boeing Co. is planning a test flight of its crew aircraft in 2016 as the company aims to work with NASA’s commercial crew program, the Aviation Week reported Monday. Guy… Read more »

Johns Hopkins University Helps MDA Test SM-3, Aegis Weapon System; Vishal Giare Comments

Johns Hopkins University Helps MDA Test SM-3, Aegis Weapon System; Vishal Giare Comments

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory helped the Missile Defense Agency plan and design a recent test of the Standard Missile-3 Block IB missile and the Aegis combat system. The… Read more »

Level 3 to Help Update Medical Bill Info Network

Level 3 to Help Update Medical Bill Info Network

Level 3 Communications will help Medical Billing and Management Services LLC update its communications network to help deliver services for patients and customers. MBMS wants to establish an integrated system… Read more »

Sabre Systems Achieves CMMI Maturity Level 3 for Services

Sabre Systems Achieves CMMI Maturity Level 3 for Services

Sabre Systems has attained Carnegie Mellon’s Capability Maturity Model Integration Maturity Level 3 for Services, which work to demonstrate best practices for meeting meet services guidelines. CMMI-SVC aims to set … Read more »

General Atomics Among 4 Selected for DOE Nuclear R&D Projects

General Atomics Among 4 Selected for DOE Nuclear R&D Projects

General Atomics is one of four companies selected by the U.S. Energy Department for a $3.5 million investment program aimed to advance research and development of nuclear reactors. The effort… Read more »

Cisco Closes $107M Buy of IT Energy Management Provider JouleX

Cisco Closes $107M Buy of IT Energy Management Provider JouleX

Cisco has closed its purchase of information technology and energy management provider JouleX for nearly $107 million in cash and incentives for stock retention. The acquisition combines JouleX’s portfolio and… Read more »

CCSi Upgrades 5 ISO Certifications, Ratings; Manju Bewtra Comments

CCSi Upgrades 5 ISO Certifications, Ratings; Manju Bewtra Comments

Creative Computing Solutions Inc. has achieved five International Organization for Standardization certification and rating upgrades for keeping up-to-date with new standards. CCSi has held the ISO 9001 and CMM/CMMI certifications… Read more »

Investor Group to Acquire BMC Software for $6.9B

Investor Group to Acquire BMC Software for $6.9B

BMC Software has agreed to a $6.9 billion buyout deal with private investors Bain Capital, Golden Gate Capital, GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd and Insight Venture Partners as part of… Read more »

Dynetics Supports ACS on Cancer Prevention Study; Marc Bendickson Comments

Dynetics Supports ACS on Cancer Prevention Study; Marc Bendickson Comments

Dynetics has pledged to support a new American Cancer Society (ACS) study on the environmental, genetic and behavioral factors that lead to or prevent cancer. The Dynetics Solutions Complex on… Read more »

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