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Australian State Buys Microsoft Products for $26.5M; Ian Walker Comments

An Australian state has purchased $26.5 million in Microsoft software applications to upgrade an information and communication technology system, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Thursday. Sylvia Pennington writes the Queensland state’s government is targeting $13.7 million in savings over three years with the purchase of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud applications. The …

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Naval Research Lab Builds Sensor-Software Pack for Pilotless Helicopters; Matthew Klunder, Kevin Killea Comment

The Naval Research Laboratory has developed a sensor and software pack for pilotless helicopters and will demonstrate the technology at a Washington conference this week, Reuters reported Saturday. David Alexander writes that Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, NRL chief, described the 100-pound sensor and software as tools a Marine can learn …

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DARPA Hosts Radio Technology Design Contest; Yiftach Eisenberg Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has kicked off a competition that challenges participants to develop software-based radios capable of operating in adverse spectrum environments. Eighteen teams from across the country demonstrated prototype systems for the first part of the spectrum challenge held at DARPA’s headquarters in Arlington, Va. on Sept. …

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Report: Coast Guard Interested in iPad Navigation Apps

The U.S. Coast Guard has put out a request for proposal for a course-plotting iPad application without special security requirements, Nextgov reported Friday. Aliya Sternstein writes that the nature of the purchase calls for cybersecurity safeguards to prevent malicious code or hackers from getting sensitive flight information or hijacking the …

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