Tag Archives: mobile

CACI Wins Additional $9.7M for Biometric Programs

CACI International has been awarded an additional $9.7 million for a biometrics program management and engineering services contract, Biometric Update reports. Under the contract, CACI and AOptix will examine the Pentagon’s Smart Mobile Identity biometrics identification package. Awarded in February, the companies will also develop a smartphone biometrics scanner for soldiers. Washington Technology reports …

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Cubic Building Bus Arrival Info System For Internet, Mobile

Cubic‘s transportation systems segment has won an estimated $27 million contract to build and help integrate a system for informing city bus riders of location and arrival times. New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants Cubic’s Bus Hardware system to help make MTA’s Bus Time information system accessible to riders on …

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Facebook Rolling Out Updated News Feed

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a redesigned news feed intended to give users an interface he termed a personalized newspaper, Information Week reports. Zuckerberg said the social networking site is also aiming to open new opportunities to offer different kinds of ads as well, Thomas Claburn writes. Chris Cox, …

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BAE, Vodafone Form Mobile Security Partnership

BAE Systems and Vodafone Group will partner to provide businesses communications security products and services over the next five years, initially focusing on smartphones and tablets. The team will initially release a cloud-based mobile security product  to 1,500 Vodafone global enterprise customers in Spring 2013, RTT News reports. Vodafone Mobile …

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Telecom Consortium Accepting Bids For Phone Number Admin Program; Neustar’s Steve Edwards Comments

A telecommunications industry consortium has released a request for proposals for a mobile phone number portability program run by the Federal Communications Commission and the North American Numbering Council. The North American Portability Management consortium will accept proposals through April 5 and make its recommendation to the FCC for selection …

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In-Q-Tel Helping Tyfone Bring Mobile Security Tech to Fed Agencies; Jay Emmanuel Comments

In-Q-Tel has signed an investment and technology agreement with Tyfone to help that company provide its mobile security and near field communications products to federal agencies, the companies announced Monday. Tyfone develops mobile platforms to secure cloud computing and near field communications transactions “We believe that Tyfone’s technology has the potential to …

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IBM Launching Cloud Document Service; Alistair Rennie Comments

IBM has launched mobile, cloud-based social business software with the goal of integrating social networking and an office productivity suite. The company said the new services for IBM SmartCloud will facilitate both mobile access and collaboration with SmartCloud Docs through word processing, spreadsheet and presentation documents. Alistair Rennie, general manager …

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