Taiwan's Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the U.S. state's governor said he wanted to renegotiate the deal.
Reuters. Fri, 19 Apr 2019 04:11:12 -0400.
The tech giant announced it is working on two highly secure hosting centers 500 miles apart in the United States, as it competes with Amazon for a Pentagon contract known as JEDI.
Daily Mail. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 09:12:55 GMT.
Samsung C&T Corp and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have almost doubled the size of a contract related to the construction of a semiconductor production line, taking the project's total cost to 1.46 trillion won ($1.29 billion).
Reuters. Sun, 31 Mar 2019 23:53:59 -0400.
More than 150 Microsoft employees signed a letter demanding the tech giant cancel a $480 million contract to build a HoloLens for the Pentagon, saying they "refuse to create technology for warfare and oppression."
Christopher Carbone. Fox News. Sun, 24 Feb 2019 17:16:13 GMT.
They say Microsoft's contract "crossed the line" into weapons development for the first time and that the company is failing to inform its engineers "on the intent of the software they are building."
Avie Schneider. NPR. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:00:04 -0500.
CANBERRA (AFP) - Australia formally signed a A$50 billion (S$48 billion) contract with France to build 12 state of the art submarines on Monday (Feb 11), a signal of the country's willingness to project power across the Pacific.
Straits Times. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:48:44 +0800.
General contractors are firms that contract to do construction projects for owners of buildings or other facilities. A general contractor is responsible to construct a project in accord with contract document specifications.
The word contract is a noun. Contract means (1) a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid, (2) a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law, (3) (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make.
Contract is also a verb that means (1) be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness, (2) become smaller or draw together, (3) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements, (4) make or become more narrow or restricted, (5) compress or concentrate, (6) enter into a contractual arrangement, (7) make smaller, (8) squeeze or press together, (9) engage by written agreement.