MeriTalk compiles a weekly roundup of contracts and other industry activity. Here’s what happened this week in the Federal Information Technology community.






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Google Chromebooks are gaining in classroom popularity over Apple’s iPad, according to a recent survey from Front Row Education, a creator of individualized math and ELA resources.






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The White House has launched the Lock Down Your Login awareness campaign to focus on strong authentication technologies that are available online as part of the Cybersecurity National Action Plan.






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Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced a significant expansion of the Pentagon’s Silicon Valley-based experimental technology unit, including dedicated funding pipelines, a new partnership leadership structure, and plans to stand up a second unit in Boston.






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