Silicon Valley

DIU looking to drones to deliver medical supplies

by Jackson Barnett • 4 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 Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year 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 Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 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.

Halvorsen makes Silicon Valley trip with NATO, allied CIOs

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 years ago

Pentagon CIO Terry Halvorsen is on the West Coast this week talking to the big names in tech — and he will be joined by his counterparts from NATO and the militaries of several U.S. allies.

Defense secretary announces $171M Silicon Valley initiative

by Grayson Ullman • 4 years ago

Pentagon contract aims to stimulate new military technology development in the country’s innovation cradle.

Halvorsen promotes exchange program in Silicon Valley

by Dan Verton • 4 years ago

The Pentagon wants to expand the Information Technology Exchange Program, known as ITEP, to improve collaboration with the private sector.

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