Silicon Valley

DIU’s innovation efforts continue to expand, annual report shows

by • 3 weeks ago

The Defense Innovation Unit added 33 nontraditional defense contractors to a rolling list of 120 that stretches back to mid-2016.

Gen. Hyten calls DOD software acquisition a ‘nightmare’ in pitch for requirements reform

by • 4 months ago

Gen. John Hyten said that software acquisitions is a "nightmare" and needs desperate reforms, along with re-shaping how requirements are written.

DOD wants an alternative to traditional cloud access points

by • 6 months ago

The Defense Innovation Unit it looking to the bright minds in Silicon Valley for an alternative cloud security gateway.

DIU looking to drones to deliver medical supplies

by • 10 months ago

The Department of Defense began working with Silicon Valley startup Zipline in 2018 through an Other Transaction Agreement.

The outlook is bright for startups that want to work with government, startups say

by • 2 years ago

Plus: some advice on navigating the less-than-ideal elements.

Pentagon’s Project Maven responds to criticism: ‘There will be those who will partner with us’

by • 2 years ago

Artificial intelligence has the capacity to help warfighters accomplish their missions faster and with less collateral damage, leaders said Tuesday. Google employees recently criticized the surveillance project.

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