HP Awarded $200 Million Medicare Contract
Provision of applications support and maintenance for processing Medicare Part B claims will expand Hewlett-Packard's longstanding relationship with the federal health insurance program.
NGA Awards $7 Billion In Satellite Contracts
Digital Globe and GeoEye were awarded $3.55 and $3.8 billion in contracts, respectively, for next-generation satellite images and technology by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Google Wave Washed Out
Google says it will stop development on Wave, its real-time communications and collaboration platform, a scant three months after making it available to the public, though the technology will live on in other products inside and outside the company.
Stanley Awarded $6 Million HHS Contract
Work on the Department of Health and Human Services' Nationwide Health Information Network to include issuing digital certificates, updating network directories, and providing help desk support.
Army Names App Winners
Applications to monitor psychological health and facilitate disaster relief are among winners of the Apps For Army development contest.
Intel, GE Announce Telehealth Joint Venture
The venture, combining GE Healthcare's Home Health division and Intel's Digital Health Group, will focus on chronic disease management, independent living and assistive technologies.
BlackBerry Messaging Ban Coming In UAE
Frustrated by their inability to spy on BlackBerry users, telecom regulators in the United Arab Emirates plan to shut down BlackBerry text messaging, e-mail and Web browsing.