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Accenture to Buy E-Commerce Firm for $316M; Brian Whipple Comments

Accenture to Buy E-Commerce Firm for $316M; Brian Whipple Comments

Accenture has agreed to purchase electronic commerce company Acquity Group for $316 million cash as Accenture aims to expand its digital marketing services portfolio. The deal is subject to Acquity… Read more »

Intel Unveils Microarchitecture Chips for Mobile Devices, Networks; Dadi Perlmutter Comments

Intel Unveils Microarchitecture Chips for Mobile Devices, Networks; Dadi Perlmutter Comments

Intel has unveiled a new microarchitecture that intends to help enterprises manage system performance and power consumption issues. SilvermontĀ contains a 22-nanometer Tri-Gate system-on-chip technology designed to reduce a chip’s energy… Read more »

Report: BMC Software Auction Could Reach $6B Mark

Report: BMC Software Auction Could Reach $6B Mark

BMC Software could become a private company as private equity firms have expressed interest in buying the company in an auction that could value BMC at $6.6 billion, Reuters reports…. 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 »

ARINC Unveils Cloud Messaging for Aviation Sector

ARINC Unveils Cloud Messaging for Aviation Sector

ARINC has launched a new cloud-based messaging service for the aviation community aimed at matching messaging requirements of different organizations and departments, the company said Thursday. AviNet Mail Enterprise Hub,… Read more »

QinetiQ Team Developing Tidal Power Platform; Jeremy Smith, Vittorio Vagliani Comment

QinetiQ Team Developing Tidal Power Platform; Jeremy Smith, Vittorio Vagliani Comment

Qinetiq and QED Naval are partnering to develop a new marine platform for deploying and anchoring tidal power plants, QinetiQ said Thursday. StubHub, one of QED’s first products, is designed… Read more »

IBM Aiming for Big Data Litigation Support Growth, Buying StoredIQ; Deidre Paknad Comments

IBM Aiming for Big Data Litigation Support Growth, Buying StoredIQ; Deidre Paknad Comments

IBM has agreed to acquire Texas-based big data software maker StoredIQ with the goal of helping clients use big data to respond to litigation and regulations and dispose information. IBM… Read more »

Cubic Building Wireless Casualty Assessment Tech for Army Training

Cubic Building Wireless Casualty Assessment Tech for Army Training

Cubic Defense Applications has won a new $12.5 million order from the U.S. Army for a wireless system used to assess casualties in real-time during training sessions. The company said… Read more »

Cisco Closes $141M Buy of Telecom Net Planning Firm Cariden

Cisco Closes $141M Buy of Telecom Net Planning Firm Cariden

Cisco has completed its purchase of privately-held Cariden Technologies Inc. for approximately $141 million in cash and retention-based incentives, Cisco announced Monday. Cariden, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., provides network planning,… Read more »

Raytheon to Evaluate Future Standard Missile Tech

Raytheon to Evaluate Future Standard Missile Tech

Raytheon will evaluate configurations and technology for current and future U.S. Navy missile development programs, the Defense Department said Friday. The company’s missile systems unit won a $12,267,000 modification exercising… Read more »

Dell CIO Powerboard Aims to Give CIOs One IT Visibility Platform; Carol Fawcett Comments

Dell CIO Powerboard Aims to Give CIOs One IT Visibility Platform; Carol Fawcett Comments

Dell has developed new software to provide organizations a unified and open interface for visibility and management of information technology. The company said the Dell CIO Powerboard integrates Dell Quest,… Read more »

Dell Server, Networking Business Jumps 11% in 3Q; Michael Dell Comments

Dell Server, Networking Business Jumps 11% in 3Q; Michael Dell Comments

Dell‘s server and networking business grew 11 percent during the company’s third fiscal quarter and the company says this represents the 12th consecutive quarter of growth for that sector. At… Read more »

Google Maps Now Featuring NASA Nighttime Satellite Images

Google Maps Now Featuring NASA Nighttime Satellite Images

Google and NASA have partnered to add nighttime satellite imagery to Google Maps, Information Week reports. The collaboration came shortly after NASA released “Black Marble,” a set of high-resolution images… Read more »

General Dynamics to Build Reagan Airport Data Collection Net; Mike Tweed-Kent Comments

General Dynamics to Build Reagan Airport Data Collection Net; Mike Tweed-Kent Comments

General Dynamics‘ advanced information systems unit will build and install a data collection network at Reagan National Airport in Washington for testing and evaluating systems. The company said it won… Read more »

Lockheed Forming Quantum Research Partnership; Brad Pietras Comments

Lockheed Forming Quantum Research Partnership; Brad Pietras Comments

Lockheed Martin is partnering with a nanotechnology research center to collaborate on developing quantum and nanotechnologies, the International Data Group reported Thursday. The partnership with theĀ London Centre for Nanotechnology also… Read more »

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