GlobalFoundries will take over IBM’s computer chip manufacturing operations, making it the exclusive provider of high-end microprocessors powering IBM’s leading-edge servers and such supercomputers as Watson.
Bids & Contracts
In January the Department of Motor Vehicles put out an RFP seeking a vendor to deploy, configure and maintain a new Centralized Customer Flow Management and Appointment System (CCFMAS), but all bids were deemed non-compliant.
The county is seeking a vendor to provide an electronic filing and management system where candidates’ can upload forms, statements and applications.
The Los Angeles Personnel Department has released an RFP seeking a web-based, software-as-as-service product that will help revamp the city’s orientation process for new employees.
The DMV hopes to solve latency issues that have cropped up since it increased the number of virtual desktops in its production environment from 300 to 1,500 earlier this year.
While the battery cells are similar to those used in laptops and game consoles, Tesla’s are specifically designed for electric vehicles and were jointly developed by Tesla and Panasonic.
After firing Xerox for major flaws with its health insurance software, Nevada’s leaders are in confidential talks with the tech company to close out the $75 million contract and keep the dispute out of court.
Wrightspeed, Wright’s company in San Jose, builds a kind of advanced hybrid powertrain for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. And the business has just landed its biggest deal to date: an order of 25 powertrains from global delivery giant FedEx.
Lyft, along with rivals Uber and Sidecar, are testing on-demand carpool options that will let passengers share rides — and costs — with other people going the same way.
California Correctional Health Care Services recently released an RFP seeking bidders interested in providing “on demand technical services” for the state’s Electronic Health Record System (EHRS).
The cities of Fremont, Tracy and Watsonville have selected Tyler Technologies’ enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to replace their legacy systems.
UNLV confirmed today that it received Intel’s “Cherry Creek” supercomputer, which will be stored at Switch’s SUPERNAP Data Center.
The company is in the final stages of winning tax breaks and local government approval to build a $1.1 billion data center in Dublin, Ohio.
The Department of Health Care Services’ Medicaid Management Information System/Decision Support System (MIS/DSS) stores all the eligibility enrollment information and provider data that the department uses to do enterprise analytics.
The state is seeking an integrator for the The Centralized Revenue Opportunity System (CROS), which will replace the Board of Equalization’s (BOE) patchwork of legacy systems built in the 1990s to collect and monitor sales-and-use taxes, some property taxes, special taxes and more.
With games come built-in communities of players that are as big as any other in the entertainment industry – the exact audience pools that the Microsofts, Amazons and Facebooks of the world are eager to reach.
The state currently supports approximately 158,000 mailboxes within the on-premise CA.mail system and the cloud-based California Email Service (CES).
Standardized contract terms could help break government’s gridlock in moving to cloud solutions, public-private participants say.
The mysterious and massive white building has taken shape over the past few weeks at Cupertino’s De Anza College, revealing ties to a major Apple Inc. announcement on Sept. 9.
Alexandria CEO Joel Marcus said that Uber’s new space will include two 10-story buildings with a “high-tech, urban campus feel.”
Folsom, Calif.-based Visionary Integration Professionals is helping the Secretary of State’s Office with an enterprise project that will automate paper-based processes and improve online services.
It’s a particularly harsh blow for California, Tesla’s home state, as state officials scrambled for new tax break approval and ideas to speed up the state’s notoriously slow environmental review process.
The Broadband Consortium Pacific Coast formed in early July to change that by finding ways to motivate broadband providers to lay more fiber optics across Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.
Amid mounting criticism over the transparency of a $1 billion program to provide all L.A. Unified School District students with an iPad, Superintendent John Deasy issued a statement Tuesday saying the contract originally awarded to Apple will be rebid.
Net Tango said it will focus on making the site user friendly and implement a responsive design that adapts to the user’s device and viewing screen.
This collaboration between top Los Angeles Unified School District officials and those from tech giant Apple Inc. and Pearson, detailed in public records, underscores findings from an internal school district report, which warned that officials’ actions could have created an impression of unfairness in the bidding.
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday asked Comcast to provide detailed business information about its cable TV systems, its Internet service and arrangements that Comcast has with outside companies that deliver Internet traffic to Comcast’s already vast network.
California, originally not on the list of states being considered, has been viewed as an underdog due to its high taxes and stringent environmental laws.
The Criminal Case Management System, called “JURIS,” is currently housed in an IBM mainframe in a Hewlett-Packard Tier 4 data center located in Plano, Texas.
Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley) floated the idea during a recent oversight hearing on California’s IT procurement, and a vendor task force is considering similar measures.
The current system — a mixed-mode, simulcast 800 MHz system — was first installed in 2000 and upgraded in 2009.
In 2013-14, the city’s Department of Animal Services said it took in nearly 57,000 cats, dogs, rabbits and other animals.
Under the terms of the new partnership, jointly announced in Palo Alto, Calif., and Osaka, Japan, Tesla will supply the factory and Panasonic will build the cells at the new facility.
The Executive Dashboard is an internal application that allows city manager John Gillison to keep track of what is happening in key city departments, all from his iPad.
State officials and the private sector agree: California has come a long way, but there’s a long way to go. In the little over a year since CalTech took over, the average procurement has taken 8.7 months. The tech sector has a prescription for making the process even faster, better and more efficient.