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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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Rob Zitz: Cloud, Analytics, AI to Supplement SSL Services in Gov’t Space Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the company sees continued opportunities in the areas of in-orbit satellite servicing, small satellites and space robotics. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that …

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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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Aili Kujawa: Johns Hopkins APL Continues Drive Toward Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Aili Kujawa, director of human resources and services at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has noted that the lab continues to pursue new investment and innovation opportunities while building on traditional capabilities. “At APL, innovation is who we are and why we were established,” …

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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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