In the legal fight between IBM and Amazon to build a private cloud for the CIA, Amazon has emerged the winner.
Chemical warfare and car bombings are just a few of the hazards working in war-torn countries such as Iraq and Syria. For Supreme Group BV, it’s the cost of doing business.
A new cyber-theft ring from Asia is committing a string of smash and grab-style attacks against suppliers to major military contractors.
State and local governments have signed contracts that obligate them to keep a certain number of people in jail (with numbers around 96% occupancy) to bolster the profits of privately run prisons, a survey indicates.
Since the 2008 financial crisis, cash strapped states have accelerated the outsourcing of America in hopes of delivering the same services more cheaply. "Desperate government is our best customer," said one executive specializing in infrastructure pu
Military contractors among the highest-paid CEOs of the past two decades.
• Top-secret files show first evidence of financial relationship • Prism companies include Google and Yahoo, says NSA • Costs were incurred after 2011 Fisa court ruling
A new X-ray system of innovative optical processing technology will allow soldiers to identify potential bombs from the safety of their vehicles, providing a potentially powerful weapon against insurgents’ signature weapon, the IED.
One of the major problems with the size of the American bureaucratic state is the fact that it is difficult, if not impossible, to manage.
In 2009, I wrote about Judge Mark A. Ciavarella, one of two Pennsylvania judges who was paid bribes by a private prison contractor to send black children to prison and keep the for-profit prisons full.
In mid-June, Bold Nebraska — a grassroots environmental organization opposed to construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline — obtained documents that detail how local and federal law enforcement agencies, as well as the company responsible ...
Feds preparing for calamity?
Though it failed by a twelve-vote margin, Congressman Justin Amash’s (R-MI) amendment last week to curtail the NSA’s dragnet surveillance efforts reveals new fault lines in the debate over privacy.
The U.S. military has a reputation as a somewhat secretive organization. But in one respect, at least, the Pentagon is one of the most "open" of our government agencies.
Mr. Gregory Roseman, Deputy Director, Enterprise Networks and Tier Systems Support, was involved in securing nearly $500 million in government contracts to Strong Castle.
Booz Allen has tens of thousands of employees doing intelligence work for the feds. They populate the highest echelons of America's intelligence apparatus, and vice-versa. The Obama administration's top intelligence official, James Clapper, just happ
Hey Palantir Technologies: Are you reading this right now?
Palantir is a company founded by Peter Thiel — of Paypal and Facebook renown — that has software which absolutely changes the game with intelligence.
Palantir Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with offices in McLean, Virginia, New York City, London, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Wellington, New Zealand, and Canberra, Australia is a software company that produces the Palantir Goth
The newly-limbless victims from the Boston Marathon attack are still being treated, and the alleged bomber has only been in custody for a few days.
Here’s how serious the U.S. is about its African war on terror.
Robots, railguns, and... a Guinness World Record holder?
Lowell’s City Council will vote Tuesday night on a new police patrolmen’s contract that includes a controversial plan to track officers.
A Silver level drone contractor who still wants you to think he is pro-freedom, Craig Franklin
This five-and-a-half-foot robot jellyfish could be the future of Navy underwater surveillance. Seriously. Maybe. Certainly, if a team of engineers from Virginia Tech gets its way.
SHOCK: U.S. Border Patrol Uniforms Manufactured in Mexico
The CIA is on the verge of signing a cloud computing contract with Amazon, worth up to $600 million over 10 years, reports Frank Konkel at Federal Computer Week.
Russia Today: Blackwater was CIA's extension, founder Erik Prince admits.
Someplace else, the trio of compact aircraft hanging in mid-air might have been mistaken for shiny, remote-controlled toys.
The service contracts for New York City's 11,186 payphones ends in 2014, prompting Mayor Bloomberg to send an emergency call to New York's creative community to help design a better solution through the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge.