The new mobile shopping app snach.it aims to combine the deep discounts of Groupon with the instant gratification of Snapchat. It simplifies the shopping experience by offering curated daily deals from top brands, but you only have 30 seconds to purchase, or the offer is gone.
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The U.S. Army has released a request for proposals to procure additional Manpack Radios. Contract awards are expected in the second quarter of fiscal 2016.
The U.S. Army is procuring Motorola’s WAVE software technology to fill a need for a unified application that links two-way radios, smartphones, telephones and personal computers together for seamless communications. The $14.1 million contract provides the Army with unlimited access to the capability. WAVE will act as the glue to patch together devices normally incapable of communicating with one another.
The Department of Defense plans to leverage open source solutions and services to meet mission requirements, no matter where the tactical edge lies. Guest blogger Bob Kimball highlights how providing connectivity that enables high-performance, assured networking is not only critical, but the reason why defense and civilian agencies are closely examining software-defined networking as a solution.
Cyber training must include helping build high-level leaders who can pave the way into the cybersecurity future.
Strong legal issues must be addressed before companies take cyber active defense into their own hands.
Acquisition reform remains a long-sought goal of defense procurement experts, but their efforts have a greater urgency as the existing system threatens the very existence of the defense industrial base.
Two headline dominating events—the Iranian nuclear accord and the Chattanooga shootings—have significant implications for the public debate about U.S. intelligence.