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Space Scientist Sentenced To 13 Years For Espionage Attempts
2012-03-22 14:01:10

On Wednesday, an ex-government space scientist was sentenced to 13 years in prison for selling space and defense secrets to an Israeli spy. Stewart Nozette told U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman that he accepts full responsibility for his actions. Nozette had high-level security clearance during decades of government work on science and space projects at NASA. He pleaded guilty to one count of attempted espionage, admitting he tried to provide Israel with top secret information about...

2012-03-12 15:09:49

Smartphones are showing promise in disease surveillance in the developing world. The Kenya Ministry of Health, along with researchers in Kenya for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that smartphone use was cheaper than traditional paper survey methods to gather disease information, after the initial set-up cost. Survey data collected with smartphones also in this study had fewer errors and were more quickly available for analyses than data collected on paper, according to a...

2012-03-11 03:30:00

Roadfish.com releases guide to help parents choose the best paid survey company for their children to use to make some spending money. San Diego CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2012 RoadFish.com men's magazine released today a guide for parents to choose a paid survey site for their kids. Paid surveys are a recent phenomena where a person can create an account and give their opinion to companies as to what product, or product feature they like better, and are paid for it. As with any new technology...

2012-03-07 07:35:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today that Mary Craft will serve as Deputy Business Unit General Manager of the company's Mission Support Business Unit, effective March 12. Led by General Manager Larry Hill, the business unit's capabilities include a complete suite of geospatial intelligence and production services; intelligence analysis and operation support fused with technical expertise,...

2012-02-23 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alteryx, Inc., the leading provider of Strategic Analytics, today announced the launch of the Alteryx Analytic Partner Program. Following recent momentum of Alteryx revenue growth and customer retention, this program is focused on delivering a strong foundation for consultants to deploy their analytic models into key industries. Developed to drive mutual business growth and financial performance, the Alteryx Analytic Partner Program...

2012-02-21 09:07:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Techaisle's study focused on Business Intelligence Adoption and Trends among SMBs shows that currently 22 percent of SMBs use business intelligence and another 27 percent are planning in the next one year. Cloud based business intelligence followed by collaborative and mobile are the top business intelligence areas for SMBs. Social media analytics does not yet show a clear usage pattern. Cloud business intelligence usage is expected to jump in...

2012-02-14 09:00:00

SHELTON, Conn., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SSI has significantly enhanced its QuickTake(TM) do-it-yourself research solution, which lets users conduct surveys 24/7 with target audiences across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Added features include automatic translations, allowing users to program surveys once and present them to respondents in up to 8 different languages...expanded capacity, giving users the option of asking up to 20 closed- or open-ended questions...and the...

2012-02-07 10:00:00

NORTON, Mass., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Measurement Computing Corporation, the value leader in data acquisition, today announced that the USB-2408 Series has been honored with a 2012 Test & Measurement World Best in Test Award for Data Acquisition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100309/DA67007LOGO) The 2012 Best in Test Product Awards recognize innovations released between November 1, 2010 and September 30, 2011 that have made an especially significant...

2012-02-06 08:07:00

WESTPORT, Conn., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcing the launch of reInvention LLC, an innovative new company providing the market research industry with next-generation research data collection. Founded by research industry pioneers Hugh Davis and Keith Price, the team is comprised of experienced sampling professionals who are exclusively focused on making data collection easy while delivering quality results. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120206/NY47581LOGO )...

2012-01-26 10:16:00

WILTON, Conn., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Toluna, one of the world's leading online research respondent and technology providers announces a number of recent successful milestones for the company's proprietary 'branded community' product, PanelPortal(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110208/NY43624LOGO ) The PanelPortal(TM) suite powers 120 clients' custom panel programs globally. The tool enables companies to provide customers with a branded web-portal that...