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Space.com: NASA to Utilize IBM-Developed Watson Computer for Spaceflight Science Inquiries

Space.com: NASA to Utilize IBM-Developed Watson Computer for Spaceflight Science Inquiries - top government contractors - best government contracting event

IBM‘s question-answering computer platform will analyze aerospace research and data to help NASA answer inquiries on spaceflight science and support decision-making processes during air travel, Space.com reported Thursday. Sarah Lewin writes NASA’s Langley Research Center will utilize the Watson computer to help researchers sort through large amounts of data generated …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Days on Implantable Neural Interface Program; Phillip Alvelda Comments

DARPA to Hold Proposers Days on Implantable Neural Interface Program; Phillip Alvelda Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will conduct Proposers Days on Feb. 2 and 3 to discuss its Neural Engineering System Design program with potential contractors. DARPA's NESD initiative seeks to develop implantable neural interface systems that will work to facilitate information transfer and signal resolution between the human brain and digital networks, the agency …

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Concurrent Technologies Receives Intel-Based Computer Board Order from US Navy

Concurrent Technologies Receives Intel-Based Computer Board Order from US Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The U.S. Navy has tapped Concurrent Technologies Inc. to supply Intel-based computing boards for the service's various aircraft research projects, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division has ordered eight VME single-board computers embedded with a two-core 1.7 Gigahertz Core i7 microprocessor and …

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MapR Hadoop Training Program Seeks to Build Up Federal Contractor IT Workforce Skills

MapR Hadoop Training Program Seeks to Build Up Federal Contractor IT Workforce Skills - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A new free training program from MapR Technologies launched in January for information technology administrators, developers and data analysts to obtain certifications for data distribution platform Apache Hadoop. This program aims to help alleviate a skills shortage in the federal contracting arena, a public sector leader at MapR says. Tom White, a senior …

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General Dynamics Updates Soldier Network Extension

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General Dynamics' C4 Systems division has updated the soldier network extension of the company’s tactical network backbone for the U.S. military by considering feedback from soldiers. The 101st Airborne Division troops connected their laptop computers and radios to the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical Increment 2 Soldier Network Extension during Afghanistan’s elections …

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Google, Citrix to Deploy Windows Apps Through Chromebook; Sudhakar Ramakrishna Comments

Google, Citrix to Deploy Windows Apps Through Chromebook; Sudhakar Ramakrishna Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Google has partnered with Citrix to provide customers with access to Windows applications via the Google-developed Chromebook computers. Citrix's XenApp virtual app, HDX technology and HTML5 Receiver products will be integrated into the Chromebook for users to perform business operations by using Windows apps, Citrix said Tuesday. “With the growing acceptance of new …

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Marty Jenkins: Lockheed to Build Naval C2ISR System With ‘Real-Time’ View

Marty Jenkins: Lockheed to Build Naval C2ISR System With 'Real-Time' View - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin's information systems and global services business unit will work to consolidate the U.S. Navy's C2ISR systems (command, control intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance), SEAPOWER Magazine reported Friday. Richard Burgess writes Lockheed plans to fund an internal research and development program to build a centralized display of operational and tactical …

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VMware to Offer Cloud Services on Google Computer; Sanjay Poonen Comments

VMware to Offer Cloud Services on Google Computer; Sanjay Poonen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

VMware will cloud-based desktop services on Google's personal computer device in order to help customers update their mobile infrastructure. VMware's desktop-as-a-service platform offering will be integrated into Google's Chromebook devices for businesses to access Windows applications and data through the cloud, VMware said Wednesday. Sanjay Poonen, executive vice president and general manager of …

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