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2013-11-05 23:30:00

TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, today announced that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Services. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 TurningPoint Global Solutions, a software engineering and Information Technology (IT) professional services firm, today announced that it has been appraised at Level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s...

Study Suggests Repetition Of Rare Events Could Reduce Screening Mistakes By Security Officers
2013-11-05 09:57:56

Carnegie Mellon University The failure to detect infrequent, but obvious security threats at airport screenings and other checkpoints may have less to do with incompetence or poor training than a human tendency to overlook rare events. But a Carnegie Mellon University researcher suggests guards could improve their detection rates the same way adults learn vocabulary words — through repetition. In experiments that simulated multiple-camera video surveillance, study participants failed...

2013-11-04 12:31:09

CMU Researcher Urges White House Group To Push for Comprehensive Risk Assessment PITTSBURGH, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the controversy over the alleged surveillance practices of the National Security Agency (NSA), the White House established the Review Group on Intelligence and Communication Technologies, which is expected to provide recommendations to the president next week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) In comments to the Review...

2013-11-04 12:31:02

Edmund Clarke Receives Bower Prize; Mark Kryder Awarded Benjamin Franklin Medal PITTSBURGH, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia has named two Carnegie Mellon University professors recipients of its annual awards honoring leaders in science, engineering, technology and business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) Edmund M. Clarke is the recipient of the 2014 Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science, and Mark H. Kryder...

2013-11-04 12:27:49

CMU's New Disruptive Health Technology Institute (DHTI) Developed To Help Solve Medical Challenges PITTSBURGH, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare is ripe for disruption as more medical professionals, insurance providers, patient advocacy groups and hospitals work to provide better care at economical prices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) Improving healthcare and many other medical issues will be discussed by Carnegie Mellon University's Alan Russell...

2013-10-29 16:20:28

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OnPoint Consulting, Inc. (OnPoint), is pleased to announce a task order was awarded by the U.S. Department of the Army, Office of the Chief, Army Reserve (OCAR) to the Tantus|OnPoint joint venture. The task order is to provide automation and analytical support to the Army Reserve mission: "Provide trained and ready units and individuals to mobilize and deploy in support of the National Military strategy." Readiness is achieved through...

2013-10-28 08:35:57

CMU Recognizes Importance of Training Future Technology Leaders PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 650 million mobile phone subscribers, 50 million Facebook users and an increasing number of technology and entrepreneurial hubs. With that growth comes a demand for highly skilled workers, and that need is being addressed by Carnegie Mellon University's graduate programs in Rwanda. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) James...

2013-10-17 08:33:39

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mach 1 Development, Inc. ("Mach 1" or the "Company") announced today that it has closed $1 million in preferred stock funding. The funds were raised from an individual that actively invests in the digital security software industry and will complement the $500,000 in angel financing raised in February 2013. The latest financing will be used to expand the capabilities of Mach 1's DocuTRACER®, a policy-driven solution that enables...

2013-10-15 23:23:57

The 2013 National microMedic Contest was hosted and sponsored by the U.S. Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), Carnegie Mellon Entertainment Technology Center, and Parallax Inc. Contest entrants from around the nation were challenged to use microcontroller and sensor systems to create medical applications and products for possible use in the healthcare industry, medical simulation training, and the battlefield. Rocklin, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The U.S....

2013-10-09 12:31:09

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Silicon System Implementation (CSSI) has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop next-generation ultra-efficient silicon chips that could trigger a revolution in how chips are designed and operated. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) "This grant will help us give silicon chips the ability to learn more from their own big data so they...