Tag Archives: machine learning

FireEye Announces $400M Blackstone-Led Strategic Investment, Buys Respond Software in $186M Cash-and-Stock Deal

FireEye

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) announced that it will receive a strategic investment worth $400M from investment firm Blackstone and venture capital firm ClearSky. FireEye will use the proceeds from the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities-led investment to build up its managed services, platform and cloud portfolio and fund strategic growth initiatives, including its acquisition of cybersecurity company Respond Software

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NVIDIA Reports Q3 FY 2021 Revenue Growth of 57%; Jensen Huang Quoted

Jensen Huang Founder and CEO NVIDIA

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) reported $4.73B in revenue during the third quarter of fiscal year 2021, up 57 percent from the same period last year. The company paid $99M in quarterly cash dividends and saw its GAAP diluted earnings per share rise 46 percent to $2.12 in Q3 FY 2021, up from $1.45 a year earlier.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #33: BAE’s Marcia Altgilbers on CI & Price-to-Win Skill Sets, Her Outlook for AI/ML Tools in Data Analysis

Marcia Altgilbers Director of CI and PTW BAE Systems Inc.

Marcia Altgilbers, director of competitive intelligence and price to win at BAE Systems Inc., told ArchIntel in a recent interview that ethical awareness, analytical and critical thinking and business acumen are the primary skills that she is looking for CI practitioners. She also discussed how artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are helping data analysts in their work.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver Virtual Event

Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver Virtual Event

In February, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued five Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence (AI): Responsible, Equitable, Traceable, Reliable and Governable, developed through recommendations from 2019 by the Defense Innovation Board (DIB) and the interim report of the National Security Commission on AI (NSCAI). Potomac Officers Club will host its Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Maneuver Virtual Event on Oct. 29.

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Northrop Wins $690M Task Order to Build DIA Data System; Ginger Wierzbanowski Quoted

Ginger Wierzbanowski VP-Intelligence Solutions Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $690 million task order contract by the General Services Administration’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center to develop a suite of data systems for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), the company announced Wednesday. Under the task order, Northrop will support the agency's Transforming All-Source Analysis with Location-Based Object Services program.

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Scale AI Gets Potential $91M Army Contract to Support Annotated Dataset Dev’t Effort

Scale AI

Scale AI has received a potential $90.8M contract from the U.S. Army to conduct research and come up with scientific approaches to support a foundational methodology that could help the Department of Defense facilitate initiatives to experiment and develop annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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