• $42 billion Palantir's new $90 million contract to help with safety at America's nuclear weapons branch is key to a crucial initiative to expand its business beyond defense contracts

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement The secretive big data company Palantir, which went public in September , announced a new contract with the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration - which oversees the country's nuclear weapons stockpile - worth $89.9 million over up to five years. Shares of the company are currently worth $23, down some 2% since January .
    Under the new contract, finalized last week, the Denver-based Palantir will supply data analysis software for the department's enterprise-wide Safety Analytics, Forecasting and Evaluating Reporting project.
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  • Applying for Fast Company's Next Big Things in Tech: the secrets of success

    Applying for Fast Company's Next Big Things in Tech: the secrets of success

    6 days ago - By Fast Company

    Our new recognition program celebrates the smartest innovations in tech for 2021 and beyond. This is what we're looking for.
    Fast Company's Next Big Things in Tech is our newest recognition program. It's the first one focused entirely on technological advances, and also our most forward-looking such program. As such, the criteria that will make for a winning entry are unique. Here's a look at the factors our judges will be considering-and some tips on optimizing your entry for the best chances of becoming an honoree.
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