Silicon Valley firm sues spy agency over software contract

Percipient.AI alleges NGA and prime contractor CACI are ignoring a law requiring agencies to buy commercially available products.

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Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act faces first serious court challenge in 20+ years

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Court: Army ignored law’s preference for commercial items in major intel procurement

Appeals court says the Army acted arbitrarily and capriciously when it decided to pay contractors to build a new intelligence IT system, rather than buying…

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This artist's rendering provided by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics shows an asteroid slowly disintegrating as it orbits a white dwarf star. On Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics announced they have discovered a rocky object coming apart in a death spiral around a white dwarf star in the Constellation Virgo. They used NASA's Kepler spacecraft to make the discovery, then followed up with ground observations. (Mark A. Garlick/Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics via AP)

Agencies team up to destroy asteroid potentially heading for Earth

In today’s Federal Newscast, three agencies are working on a spacecraft that could destroy an asteroid with a nuclear weapon.

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Palantir to sue Army over intelligence-gathering IT contract

Silicon Valley technology company Palantir plans to sue the Army, claiming that the military service has shown bias against off-the-shelf products in its solicitation for a $206 million intelligence IT contract.

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