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Intel Posts $1B Investment to Drive AI Innovation; Brian Krzanich Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) seeks to support startup companies and other partners in government, academia and local communities with an estimated $1 billion investment that is aimed to advance the development of artificial intelligence technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “Our belief is that AI will …

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Greg Souchack: IBM’s Watson AI to Support Army Logistics Unit’s Transportation Cost Analysis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has said the company’s Watson artificial intelligence technology will work to help the U.S. Army perform an analysis of the cost of transporting military equipment, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. C4ISRNet reported …

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IBM Invests in $240M AI Research Lab at MIT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered into a partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to establish a $240 million laboratory that will facilitate joint research and development efforts in artificial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it will work with MIT to …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: AR/VR, 3D Printing & AI to Shape Satellite Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems segment, has said the future of satellite production will be driven by developments in augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing and artificial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Ambrose, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, …

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AWS Eyes Defense Applications for AI-Based Image Analysis Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has utilized an artificial intelligence service designed to help recognize objects, scenes and faces in images in a demonstration of its potential applications for Defense Department programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Amazon Rekognition is based on deep learning …

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Army Uses IBM’s Watson AI for Stryker Predictive Maintenance; Sam Gordy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2017 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has collaborated with the Army Materiel Command in efforts to deploy the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to help predict maintenance needs for the Stryker armored combat vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GCN reported Thursday that AMC’s logistics support activity installed sensors …

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FTC Clears HIG Capital’s $283M NCI Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given antitrust approval for global private equity firm H.I.G. Capital’s proposed $283 million cash acquisition of government information technology services contractor NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT). FTC granted early termination of the required waiting period for the deal under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, NCI said …

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Microsoft Launches Media Analytics, Cognitive Services Tools in Azure Government

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has added a media analytics tool and artificial intelligence platform to the Azure Government cloud in support of government customer needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company introduced the Cognitive Services White Glove Program on July 17 and the Azure Media Analytics technology on …

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Lockheed Invests in AI Tech for ‘Intelligent’ Maintenance Support to Canada’s C-130Js

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has placed a $1.1 million investment to help advance the development of an artificial intelligence tool that Canada-based contextere intends to support aerospace and defense maintenance personnel, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The intelligent personal agent will work to assist in field service, industrial inspection and maintenance, …

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Report: Gov’t, Military Explore IBM’s Watson, Other AI Tech; Sam Gordy Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2017 — Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) federal business, has said the U.S. Army has utilized the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform to predict mechanical issues on Stryker vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Gordy, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told FCW in an article published Friday …

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