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Attack of the drones: US Navy picks Linux for its unmanned VTOL aircraft control system

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Disagreement between passionate Windows and Mac OS diehards have caused many a kerfuffle on the Interwebs. When it comes to the tactical control system of the US Navy's autonomous vertical take-off-and-landing craft, however, the military branch is putting its money on a different operating system. The Navy just awarded...
Attack of the drones: US Navy picks Linux for its unmanned VTOL aircraft control system

Apple gains FIPS 140 level 2 cryptographic compliance as it pushes for government business

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Over the last couple of years, Apple has been doing well to absorb the government business that BlackBerry has had locked up for years. They’ve moved to qualify their devices for secure operation in various forms and that includes meeting government cryptographic standards. Earlier this month, Apple was granted its...
Apple gains FIPS 140 level 2 cryptographic compliance as it pushes for government business

IBM Wins Protest Against H-P Government Contract

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The Government Accountability Office upheld IBM's protest over a five-year government contract worth up to $543 million awarded to H-P....
IBM Wins Protest Against H-P Government Contract

Kindle event postponed: Bezos and Clinton’s worlds to collide at date TBD

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Well, it looks like, we’re going to have to wait a little bit before we get to hear from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Last week, it came to light that the two dignitaries were set to jointly announce the “Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative” on June 20...
Kindle event postponed: Bezos and Clinton’s worlds to collide at date TBD

Sources say Amazon scored a multi-million dollar contract with the CIA

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FCW, a federal IT blog, reported yesterday that its sources confirmed that the CIA has inked a deal with Amazon, agreeing to a cloud computing contract “worth up to $600 million over 10 years.” These sources suggested to FCW that Amazon Web Services will help the intelligence agency build...
Sources say Amazon scored a multi-million dollar contract with the CIA

Watch the SpaceX Dragon capsule launch (10:10 a.m. Eastern)

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Private space travel company, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will be launching its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station Friday. This is the second re-supply mission of at least 12 that the company has contracted to do for NASA, under the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract worth roughly $1.6...
Watch the SpaceX Dragon capsule launch (10:10 a.m. Eastern)

Laid Off IBM Employee Says The Company Is Blowing It By Cutting The Wrong People (IBM)

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Getting a job with IBM used to be the pinnacle of an IT career. Not so much today. IBM is trying to strategically reduce headcount, and has laid off nearly 2,000 people in 2012. It also suffers from a corporate culture of cronyism that is costing IBM dearly, a former...
Laid Off IBM Employee Says The Company Is Blowing It By Cutting The Wrong People (IBM)

At Last, Microsoft's New Products Are Helping Its Troubled Partnership With HP (HPQ, MSFT)

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The tech industry has been riveted by a question about Microsoft's bold moves into providing cloud software and making its own hardware: Can it keep PC partners like Hewlett-Packard and Dell happy and help them get a piece of the pie while fighting off Google and Apple? A new deal...
At Last, Microsoft's New Products Are Helping Its Troubled Partnership With HP (HPQ, MSFT)

Roberto Mancini calls on Manchester City owners to let him spend big

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• Manager flies to Abu Dhabi for talks about new contract• Mancini sure Tevez and Balotelli will stay with championsRoberto Mancini has flown to Abu Dhabi to discuss Manchester City's summer transfer strategy and his new contract following the club's Premier League title win on Sunday.The City manager is with...
Roberto Mancini calls on Manchester City owners to let him spend big
FAA Chooses Office 360: Microsoft One-Ups Google In Battle For Government Cloud Market

White Motorola RAZR i lands in the UK on December 22nd

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If owning one of the first Intel-based phones just isn't unique enough, there's now a rarer color option. The Motorola RAZR i is coming to the UK in a seasonally appropriate white, starting with local reseller Phones4U on December 22nd. The look will be familiar to some of those...
White Motorola RAZR i lands in the UK on December 22nd
ZTE follows Huawei's lead, promises to curb Iran business after surveillance system sale
The State Of Maine Just Gave Apple Some Painful News (AAPL, MSFT, HPQ)
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