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  • IBM Obtains Data Collection Method Patent - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Obtains Data Collection Method Patent

    IBM has received a patent for a method the company intends to help collect and integrate data from on-premise and off-premise information systems, SiliconAngle reported Tuesday. Maria Deutscher writes the technique is designed to streamline information such as sensory data and social media interactions from cloud environments or other outside sources. The method is included […] More

  • Keith Walker: Latest IBM Patent Aims for “˜Greener Cloud' - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Keith Walker: Latest IBM Patent Aims for “˜Greener Cloud'

    IBM has developed a technique that is intended to manage data centers in a more environmentally-friendly way. The company intends for cloud service providers to access greener options of redistributing workloads such as routing requests to an underutilized system or during off-peak hours, IBM said Friday. Keith Walker, IBM master inventor and co-inventor on the […] More

  • IBM Receives Cloud Data Center Analytics Patent; Yu Deng Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Receives Cloud Data Center Analytics Patent; Yu Deng Comments

    IBM has obtained a U.S. patent for a method designed to analyze resource allocation in data centers and automate cloud computing services based upon customer needs. The patent, titled “Cloud Service Cost-Optimal Data Center Assignment,” aims to help cloud providers manage infrastructure, performance and cost issues, IBM said Friday. “We are focused on inventing new […] More

  • Dell Obtains Patent for B2B Visualization Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dell Obtains Patent for B2B Visualization Tech

    Dell Software has been awarded a U.S. patent for a technology that works to help facilitate web-based access to selecting and associating business process elements for a business-to-business or application integration process visualization tool. The company was also awarded a patent for its Dell Boomi Atom technology, a runtime engine that allows the execution of […] More

  • Lockheed to Help Concord Blue Develop Waste-to-Energy Conversion Tech; Paul Klammer Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Help Concord Blue Develop Waste-to-Energy Conversion Tech; Paul Klammer Comments

    Lockheed Martin has signed an agreement to help a waste conversion technology maker develop a patented technology that converts waste into renewable fuels. Concord Blue USA aims to offer non-polluting recycling process to both business and governments, Lockheed said Monday. The companies aim to address environmental issues such as congestion of landfills, improper waste management and […] More

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    Northrop Patents Airflow Modulation Tech

    Northrop Grumman has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for an airflow modulation technology intended to help power dual mode combined cycle propulsion systems. The technology is designed modulates airflow in an aircraft’s inlet diffuser with either a center turbine engine or a high Mach engine, Avionics Intelligence reported today. Amal […] More

  • Serco Processes 2M Patent Claims for USPTO; Mike Plymack Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Serco Processes 2M Patent Claims for USPTO; Mike Plymack Comments

    Serco Inc. has processed its two-millionth patent application for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a milestone that reflects its work for a 2006 contract to manage the agency's pre-grant publication classification services. Under the contract, Serco's PGPubs team analyzes close to 22,000 claims in patent applications and assigns the appropriate U.S. and international classification […] More

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    QinetiQ Files Patent for Microchip Detonator

    Qinetiq has filed a patent with the U.S. government for a detonator chip that uses microcavities inside microelectromechanical chips to store explosive material, Electronics Weekly reports. Paul Marks writes the system would have chemical precursors enter the chip and deposit explosives inside the chip’s microcavities. The chip detonates by passing a current through a heater wire […] More

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    Boeing Awarded Patent for Aircraft Configuration

    Boeing has been awarded a patent for an aircraft configuration that utilizes exhaust flow, fuselage, wing and empennage devices, according to a document released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The configuration was developed by 10 co-inventors based out of California and the state of Washington. The patent application was first filed in March 2009. For […] More

  • Microsoft and Quanta Computer Inc. Sign Patent Agreement for Android, Chrome Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft and Quanta Computer Inc. Sign Patent Agreement for Android, Chrome Platforms

    Microsoft and Quanta Computer Inc. recently signed an agreement that will provide broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for Quanta's tablets, smartphones, and other consumer devices running Android or Chrome Platforms. Both firms indicated that Microsoft will receive royalties from Quanta under the agreement. “We are pleased to have reached this agreement with Quanta, and […] More

  • Microsoft, Samsung Agree to Cross-Licence Patent Portfolios - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft, Samsung Agree to Cross-Licence Patent Portfolios

    Microsoft has signed a definitive agreement with Samsung Electronics to cross-license the patent portfolios of both companies, providing broad coverage for each company's products. Microsoft will receive royalties for Samsung's mobile phones and tablets running the Android mobile platform. In addition, the companies agreed to cooperate in the development and marketing of the Windows Phone. […] More

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