CSRA LLC and its partners win cloud computing contract from U.S. Defense Department

The contract is aimed at replacing the Defense Department’s IT office applications as well as provide tools for day-to-day office administration including email, word processing, collaboration, storage and file sharing. The U.S. Department of Defense along with the U.S. General Services Administration stated, they have awarded a contract worth $7.6 billion to General Dynamics Corp’s…

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off carrying 24 experimental satellites

Elon Musk, SpaceX’s CEO, described the launch as one of the most challenging in the company’s history. On Tuesday, in a significant development which Elon Musk described as one of the most difficult in the company’s history, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket lifted-off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida carrying 24 experimental satellites. The text-book…

Pentagon talking to Nokia & Ericsson on 5G solutions

Military to military discussions on future 5G networks are going well, said Ellen Lord, the Department of Defense’s under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment. With the United States determined to secure and position itself for the next generation of 5G devices, it is conscientiously pushing away Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies, which…

Amazon courts space industry, adds antenna service for satellites to its cloud business

The move is significant as it marks Amazon.com’s growing ambition to tap contracts from the U.S. Department of Defense. Amazon.com Inc, the world’s biggest online retailer and also the world’s top cloud computing company, stated it was starting a new antenna service for uploading and downloading data from satellites; the move underscores its efforts to…

Here’s one of the reasons why Donald Trump is limiting Chinese investment in the U.S.

Much of the U.S. government’s stance can be traced back to a report prepared by the U.S. Department of Defense, which warns of Chinese venture investors accessing “the crown jewels of U.S. innovation.” Although the U.S. Administration is pushing to protects national security interests by blocking Chinese investments in the field of artificial intelligence, machine…

U.S. lawmakers want Google to reconsider its ties with Huawei

The move is part of a larger, strategic bipartisan efforts by U.S. lawmakers to rein in collaboration between U.S. tech companies and their Chinese peers, especially in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning which have application in the military. In a bipartisan move, Republican and Democratic lawmakers have asked Alphabet Inc’s Google on…