Industry

Oracle Takes JEDI Case to Court

After a failed bid protest effort, Oracle has taken its issues with JEDI to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Pentagon Considers Cybersecurity Certification for Its Contractors

It’s still unclear what would be required for certification or how much it would cost for businesses.

The U.S. Just Declared War on the Chinese Company It Loves to Hate Most

Huawei has largely been shut out of the U.S. since 2012.

Lawmakers Want Better Answers from Amazon About Facial Matching Program

As law enforcement agencies experiment with the tech, lawmakers push for details about accuracy and privacy.

Amazon’s HQ2 Search Was About Specialized Talent

Amazon chose Long Island City and Crystal City based on talent. But talent isn’t generic: The search for HQ2 was about particular types of it.

Vendors Challenged More Federal Contracts in 2018

And they got something out of the protest process less than half the time.

Google Employees Stand With Amnesty International In Condemning Google

The tech company is moving forward with its plans to create a censored search engine in China

Amazon’s Plan to Capture Space Data

Amazon launched a new service that can port data from commercial satellites directly into its cloud.

Say Goodbye to GSA’s 24 Multiple Awards Schedules

The agency is consolidating the schedules into a single vehicle to make it easier to do business with government.

CYBERCOM Has a Vendor In Mind For Its Big Data Platform But Is Open to Options

The military’s cyber branch plans to award a sole-source contract to manage and enhance its Big Data Platform but wants to know if other vendors are capable of bidding.

Reefer Madness at NASA

The space agency has reportedly decided to review workplace culture at SpaceX and Boeing after Elon Musk smoked marijuana on a podcast.

Pentagon Lags on Policing Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable Contracts

Some contracting officers may not be applying the required criteria, GAO warns.

When the Tech Mythology Collapses

The industry’s fall from grace may feel unprecedented, but we have a model for what happens when a beloved industry fails us.

Government Contractors Face New Data Breach Disclosure and Investigation Requirements

A planned rule would require contractors to save images of breached systems and allow agencies access.