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Bill Madison: LexisNexis Picks Up Software Developer to Grow Law Enforcement Work

LexisNexis has acquired iyeTek, a developer of traffic accident and citation reporting software, for an undisclosed amount as the companies aim to further develop integrated products for law enforcement usage. A LexisNexis-made crash report management platform uses iyeTek’s technology to help public safety officers process, store and exchange collision data …

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Google Acquires Enterprise Mobility Tech Firm Divide

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has acquired mobile device management platform developer Divide for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at expanding Google’s Android enterprise customer base, InformationWeek reported Tuesday. Thomas Claburn writes that Divide’s mobility software is designed to support both Android and iOS applications and helps IT departments manage …

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Esri Unveils Mapping Tech Licensing Program for Local Gov’t Customers

Geographic information systems provider Esri has introduced a licensing program that allows small U.S. government units to leverage its online mapping technology for an unlimited number of enterprise deployments. Esri aims to help public-sector clients integrate the ArcGIS software into servers, desktops and mobile devices through a Small Government Departmental …

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DOJ Selects Palantir Software to Analyze Money Laundering Cases

The U.S. Justice Department has awarded Palantir a five-year, $9.9 million contract to provide software to federal investigators for collaboration and examining large-scale financial crimes, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes that Palantir will supply and implement a data analysis tool to support money laundering investigations by DOJ and the …

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Cloud Tech Firm Opower Goes Public to Raise $116M

Cloud energy management software provider Opower raised $115.9 million in its initial public offering Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, the Washington Post reported Friday. Steven Overly writes that Arlington, Va.-based Opower’s shares climed 21 percent to $23 on the company’s first day of trading. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley …

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Northrop Wins $100M to Help Maintain Air Force Info Environment

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $98 million contract to help operate and maintain a software system the U.S. Air Force uses to collaborate and share information. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. received four offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, …

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Intel to Market Cloudera’s Big Data Analytics Offering; Jason Waxman Comments

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) has invested an undisclosed sum in startup company Cloudera and will market the latter firm’s big data analytics software, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Don Clark and Deborah Gage write that Intel intends for the investment to help Cloudera further its Hadoop offering. “We are making the biggest data-center …

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Matt Wolken: Dell Seeks Analytics Portfolio Growth With StatSoft Purchase

Dell has bought predictive analytics software developer StatSoft for an undisclosed amount as part of efforts to grow Dell’s enterprise data management offerings. StatSoft’s products are designed to help enterprises predict business trends, manage operational systems and visualize big data on premise or in the cloud, Dell said Monday. Matt …

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Lynelle Cameron: New Autodesk Venture to Back Cause-Based Design Orgs

Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) has launched a philanthropic venture to invest in design-focused nonprofit groups that work to address social issues in education, healthcare, transportation and energy management. The Autodesk Foundation will offer financial, software and training support to groups through its Impact Design Program, the company said Tuesday. Lynelle Cameron, Autodesk …

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Marilyn Crouther: HP to Help Run DoD’s Manpower Data Center for $548M

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) will help operate the Defense Department‘s global technology infrastructure under a potential five-year, $548 million task order. The company will provide technology and integration services for the Defense Manpower Data Center to update and maintain its hardware and software systems, HP said Wednesday. Marilyn Crouther, senior …

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