The U.S. District Court for Texas’ Eastern District, Tyler Division, has ruled in favor of Toronto-based software firm i4i, opining that Microsoft illegally infringed upon the Canadian company’s patent. i4i’s attorneys successfully argued at a jury trial that began May 11 that Microsoft Word’s XML document processing capabilities “willfully” violated i4i’s patent on that type of XML processing software. Microsoft plans to appeal the ruling.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded 20 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $13.4B contract vehicle for information technology support platforms and services.
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center has awarded IndraSoft a potential five-year, $95M basic ordering agreement to support a software development transformation initiative within AFLMC's cryptologic and cyber systems division.