Army Plans Private Cloud
APC2, the Army Private Cloud, will be a cornerstone of a broader data center consolidation initiative that aims to reduce the number of Army data centers from 200 to less than 20.
Defense Agency Expands Cloud Computing
Platform-as-a-service, Microsoft Office, and SharePoint may be delivered to military agencies from the Defense Information Systems Agency's private cloud.
Facebook Launches Q&A Service
Facebook Questions, launched in a limited beta, allows crowdsourcing of answers to questions on any topic from the 500 million users of the social network.
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EVO Drives Sprint Nextel Subscriber Growth
Despite reporting a $720 million quarterly loss, the wireless provider's announcement of a net customer gain after three years of subscriber attrition drove its stock up 4%.
Facebook, Twitter Influence Purchases
A Gartner study of social networks influence on purchasing decisions finds they have become important shopping tools for both retailers and consumers.
Virtuon Offers Cloud Based Virtual Desktop
VMware View based, the Virtual Desktop service allows companies to provision users with browser-based Windows desktop environments without increasing IT responsibilities.
NASA Evaluates Nebula Cloud Platform
Data center outsourcing services RFPs totaling $1.5 billion have been placed on hold while the agency assesses the Nebula cloud computing platform for providing compute power to several large-scale applications.
VA To Release $12 Billion In IT Outsourcing
Part of the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology program, the RFPs include enterprise architecture and planning support, systems and software engineering and enterprise network services.
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LTE Car Debuts Before LTE Networks
Based on a 2010 Shanghai Volkswagen Touran platform, the LTE Connected Car is loaded with infotainment features from Alcatel-Lucent, Harman International Industries, QNX Software Systems and Samsung.
Google Images Reimagined
A revamped image search interface and a new image ad format promise easier image searching and more ad revenue.
Sprint Completes BAS Transition
Access to faster, cheaper broadband services will result from the conversion of broadcast auxiliary service spectrum nationwide, says carrier.