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DigitalGlobe, exactEarth Form Tech Alliance to Help Gov’t Clients Monitor Fishing Activities; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe and exactEarth have formed a strategic alliance to combine their big data and predictive analytics offerings as part of an effort to help combat illegal fishing activities. The partnership will combine DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite imagery with exactEarth’s automatic identification system to help public sector customers perform maritime surveillance missions, exactEarth …

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Inmarsat, Marlink Form Maritime Broadband Communications Partnership; Rupert Pearce Comments

Marlink will integrate Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress maritime communications service with the former company’s portfolio of service offerings under a strategic alliance between the two companies. Inmarsat said Friday Marlink aims to deliver high-speed broadband connectivity to at least 2,000 ships over five years through Fleet Xpress that Inmarsat unveiled in March. Fleet …

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IBM, SK Holdings C&C to Train Watson on Korean Language; Park Jung-ho Comments

IBM and South Korea-based information technology firm SK Holdings C&C will collaborate on efforts to add Korean to the IBM-built Watson cognitive computing platform’s list of seven conversational languages. IBM said Sunday the partnership aims to provide application program interfaces and services designed to help South Korean application developers develop their own …

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Rockwell Collins, Stauder Technologies Form Strategic Alliance For Joint Fires Defense Market Offerings

Rockwell Collins and Stauder Technologies have formed a strategic alliance to create join targeting, coordination and communications services to be offered in the worldwide joint fires defense market. The partnership looks to offer products and services that will meet the demands and requirements in the defense market, Rockwell Collins said …

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GE to Help Temple Health System Update Radiological Equipment; Jeffrey Immelt Comments

GE Healthcare and Temple University Health System have forged an alliance to provide radiologic imaging services in an effort to help improve clinical outcomes for patients. GE Healthcare will supply the technologies needed to update TUHS’ radiological imaging equipment and provide data storage and retrieval, service contract consolidation and consultation …

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Varley Group Teams Up With CTC to Expand US Aerospace Footprint; Ed Sheehan, Matt Hederstrom Comment

Australian engineering firm Varley Group has moved to expand its presence through a partnership between the Varley USA subsidiary and Concurrent Technologies Corp.’s commercialization unit Enterprise Ventures Corp. Varley Group and its U.S. affiliate will work with CTC and EVC in U.S. market segments such as specialized vehicles, aerospace and defense, generator …

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Lenovo to Complete $2B Buy of IBM’s x86 Server Business in Oct.

IBM expects to complete the $2.1 billion sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo on Oct. 1 as the latter firm moves to expand its offerings in enterprise hardware and services. Lenovo said Monday that System x, BladeCenter, Flex System, NeXtScale, iDataPlex, x86-based Flex systems and blade networking are included in the transaction. Yang Yuanqing, Lenovo chairman and CEO, said the …

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Karen Dahut: Booz Allen Marks Strategic Innovation Group’s Year of Partnerships

Booz Allen Hamilton has marked the first anniversary of its Strategic Innovation Group, which Executive Vice President and group head Karen Dahut said was launched last year to foster creativity and partnerships across the company with an aim to deliver new solutions and products. “Booz Allen created the Strategic Innovation Group to capture …

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Battelle, Xerox Form Materials R&D Service Partnership; Paul Smith Comments

Battelle Memorial Institute and Xerox Research Centre Canada have forged an alliance to help commercial and government clients develop specialty materials. The alliance seeks to combine the firms’ research and development expertise, provide access to XRCC’s manufacturing scale-up facility and help customers bring new technology to the market, Xerox said …

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Raydon Gates: Lockheed, Australian Defense Org Forge Tech Partnership

Lockheed Martin Australia and the country’s defense and science technology organization have formed a 10-year alliance to collaborate on research and development work into technology. “We have agreed to undertake joint research in a range of areas including predictive logistics, trusted assurance, the Aegis combat system, over the horizon radar, hypersonics and …

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DMI, Samsung to Offer Federal Clients Managed BYOD Services; Jay Sunny Bajaj Comments

Digital Management Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America have forged an alliance that will work to help government and commercial organizations deploy mobile technology across the enterprise. The companies seek to deliver a range of managed deployment, security and help desk services for U.S. customers who aim to implement bring-your-own-device initiatives, …

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SAIC, Hitachi Division Form Public Sector Virtual Desktop Alliance; Charles Onstott Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has partnered with Hitachi Data Systems Federal Corp. to offer a virtual desktop service to government customers. The companies will work to build an integrated desktop-as-a-service platform for helping agencies manage their virtualized infrastructures and meeting government desktop standards, SAIC said Friday. Charles Onstott, vice president …

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Inmarsat, ORBCOMM Team to Build M2M Satellite Platform; Rupert Pearce Comments

Inmarsat and ORBCOMM have formed a partnership to jointly develop and commercialize a satellite platform for machine-to-machine communications applications. They will also explore potential synergies in areas such as capital investment, technology development and ground-based infrastructure support to future satellite programs, the companies said Monday. Rupert Pearce, Inmarsat CEO, said …

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