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Tech Companies to Help NIST Establish ‘Trusted Cloud’ to Support Workloads; Cameron Chehreh Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2018 — Technology companies including Dell EMC, Gemalto, HyTrust, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), RSA and VMware (NYSE: VMW) will work with the National Institute of Standards and Technology on a project to establish a “Trusted Cloud” that will ensure the security and privacy of workloads, …

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Fluor Taps IBM Watson AI, Analytics to Track Status of Infrastructure Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2018 — Fluor (NYSE: FLR) will deploy IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Watson artificial intelligence and analytic technologies to build real-time diagnostic tools that will work to monitor complex engineering, procurement and construction projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The EPC Project Health Diagnostics and Market Dynamics/Spend Analytics systems will …

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Hortonworks, IBM & Red Hat Partner on Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 13, 2018 — Hortonworks (Nasdaq: HDP), IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) have entered into a partnership in an effort to help customers utilize hybrid cloud environments to field and run big data workloads, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Red Hat said Monday the collaborative Open Hybrid Architecture …

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Four Firms to Provide Data Sources, Tools for FDA’s Biologics Surveillance Effort

Four companies have each won a potential five-year, $75M contract to provide the Food and Drug Administration’s center for biologics evaluation and research with data, tools and infrastructure for use in the surveillance of vaccines, tissues, blood products and other biologics. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday says IBM (NYSE: IBM), …

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IBM to Develop Blockchain-Based Public Health Info Tracking System for CDC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) will work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on a project that aims to utilize blockchain technology to build a secure and transparent public health information system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Fast Company reported Tuesday that the planned blockchain-based system …

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$10B JEDI Award to Remain Single Sourced

The Department of Defense has announced its $10 billion, Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud services contract will stay single sourced, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. The DoD revealed the decision in their final request for proposals. Single sourcing the award has been highly controversial among defense contractors and information …

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IBM, AFRL Build Supercomputer That Features Brain-Inspired Neural Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) has collaborated with the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop an experimental supercomputer designed to operate with computing power similar to a human neural network to perform pattern recognition and sensory processing applications, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AFRL’s information directorate said …

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DARPA Selects Industry, Academic Research Teams for Potential $1.5B Electronics Resurgence Initiative

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen multiple research teams from the commercial and academic sectors to address microelectronics innovation challenges as part of an initiative worth up to $1.5 billion over five years. DARPA said Tuesday the Electronics Resurgence Initiative covers six “Page 3” programs that seek to explore …

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IBM, VA Continue Work Under Partnership on AI-Based Cancer Treatment Identification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 23, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Department of Veterans Affairs have extended their partnership aimed at utilizing artificial intelligence technology to help identify treatment options for retired service members with cancer, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday VA oncologists, under the National Cancer Moonshot …

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Report: IBM, Lockheed, Other Companies to Advise New White House Council on US Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) are among the companies that have been named to an advisory board for a new council co-led by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta and Presidential Adviser Ivanka Trump that focuses on the U.S. workforce, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bloomberg …

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