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Raytheon, National Science Foundation Radio Astronomy Facilities Partner to Detect Space Asteroids; Art Morrish, Tony Beasley Quoted

Raytheon, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to detect and characterize near-earth asteroids large enough to cause significant damage, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Accenture Completes Global Study Showing Citizens Share Personal Data for Enhanced Customer Services; Eyal Darmon Quoted

Accenture has released a global study, showing that the majority of citizens are willing to share personal information with government agencies in exchange for better service, the company announced on Wednesday. 

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Leidos Joins Team to Provide Mission Critical Research for NSF, Antarctica; Pete Hoene, Ed Spitler Quoted

Leidos has announced on Friday that the company has teamed with Artel and SES GS to deliver vital connectivity solutions to Palmer Station, Antarctica, operated by the National Science Foundation (NSF).  The satellite-based service will share year-round scientific research from the field to the United States Antarctic Program (USAP) data center.

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MITRE Reveals New Autonomous Technology Laboratory to Improve Research Methodology; Zachary LaCelle Quoted

MITRE has announced the Mobile Autonomous Systems Experimentation (MASE) Laboratory on Thursday, which will improve research methodology, accelerate advanced autonomous technology, and provide objective perspective and recommendations for broad impact in multiple domains, including drones, commercial aircraft, tanks and self-driving vehicles.

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DISA Awards Accenture Federal $7.5B IDIQ Contract to Improve IT Processes for Soldiers; Vince Vlasho Quoted

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has given Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a potential ten-year, $7.5 billion, Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract award on Monday

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White House Issues Progress Report on Federal Investments to Push AI R&D Work

The White House National Science and Technology Council released its 2016–2019 progress report on the advancement of research-and-development work on artificial intelligence. The report documents the initiatives agencies have launched in the past three years to deliver on federal AI R&D and is structured around the eight priority areas outlined in the National AI R&D Strategic Plan: 2019 Update issued in June.

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