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2012-12-05 15:38:58

NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) presented the 2012 William T. Pecora awards for achievement in earth remote sensing to Gilberto Camara of Brazil's National Institute for Space Research and Leung Tsang of the University of Washington in Seattle. Camara was recognized for his contributions to remote-sensing leadership as a scientist, program director, manager and agency head. Tsang is one of the world's leading experts on the theory of microwave remote...

2012-06-21 23:00:34

Department of the Interior Awards $53M Contract to The IQ Business Group, Inc. for the Provision of an Enterprise Cloud-based Records/Content Management and Electronic Archiving Solution Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) today awarded a $53 million contract to provide a Department-wide records management and electronic archiving solution–the Enterprise eArchive System (EES)–to The IQ Business Group, Inc....

Interior Department Rains On Microsoft Cloud By Choosing Google, Onix Networks
2012-05-03 04:18:17

Peter Suciu for RedOrbit.com A two-year battle between Microsoft and Google over which company could supply its cloud-based server technology to a government agency has come to an end. The result is gray skies for Microsoft as the Department of the Interior becomes one of Google´s biggest cloud customers in the government sector, in a deal worth nearly $35million. This week the Interior Department awarded Google reseller Onix Networks, via a notice posted on the Federal contracting...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'