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SAP Plans $150M Investment in Australian Digital Service Facilities

SAP‘s Australian business plans to invest $150 million over a five-year period in the future SAP Institute of Digital Government and a new data center in Canberra, Inside SAP reported Monday. Freya Purnell reports that the data center will offer SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud services to support citizen services and cloud-first policies at Australian federal …

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Mercom Capital: Smart Grid VC Deals Hit $142M in Q3 2014

Venture capital deals and funding for the smart grid industry reached $142 million in value third quarter of 2014, almost double the amount of investments from the previous three months, market intelligence from Mercom Capital Group says. The report identified Savant Systems of New York as the top VC-funded company, which raised $90 million for its home automation portfolio in …

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Deep Knowledge Ventures to Fund Transplanetary for AI, Space Program

Hong Kong-based Deep Knowledge Ventures has invested in space development firm Transplanetary to help develop the Space Program Ontologically Computed Knowledge program to guide DKV through its investment decisions in the space sector. Deep Knowledge Ventures said Wednesday SPOCK is a machine learning program that uses publicly-available data on the global space ecosystem from commercial, government and academic space organizations. DKV will …

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Nelson Aquino: Rockwell Collins’ Brazil Facility Expansion to Support New Aircraft Services

Rockwell Collins‘ subsidiary in Brazil will expand its aircraft service center in Sao Jose dos Campos to support the company’s entry into new markets in the region, said Managing Director Nelson Aquino. “This expansion will bring new engineering and service capabilities to our customers in the region and will enable Rockwell Collins do Brazil …

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Megan Anderson: In-Q-Tel Backs Newlans’ Mobile RF Tech Development

In-Q-Tel has invested an undisclosed amount in technology startup Newlans to help the latter company further develop radio frequency modules for wireless communication devices. “The Newlans approach represents a step forward in analog signal processing technology,” Megan Anderson, vice president of IQT’s field deployable technologies practice, said Thursday. Anderson added …

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Verizon’s Kevin King: Cloud Investments Focused on Financial, Supply Chain ERP Tools

Businesses should strategically think through cloud technology options before making an investment, Kevin King, director of corporate communications at Verizon Enterprise, wrote in a Wednesday blog post. King says that enterprise resource planning applications for financial and supply chain management account for a large percentage of cloud deployments and such …

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Megan Anderson: In-Q-Tel Aims to Help Vorbeck Materials Advance Graphene Tech

In-Q-Tel has invested and signed an agreement with Vorbeck Materials on the development of the latter company’s graphene technology for applications in the intelligence community and commercial electronics industry. “This collaboration will speed the adoption of graphene-based technologies, leading to robust and versatile consumer electronics products,” John Lettow, Vorbeck Materials president, said Monday. According to …

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