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2013-07-02 23:23:06

DPS, the choice provider of Cyber Security services to the Federal Government, announced the appointment of Bryce Kunz as Vice President of Computer Network Exploitation. Kunz is an avid researcher and developer in the field of network exploitation who creates real world solutions to help organizations effectively address the latest cyber threats. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Defense Point Security, LLC (DPS), the choice provider of Cyber Security services to the Federal...

2013-07-02 12:29:46

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The federal government announced today that 55 hospitals in 21 states are paying a total of $34 million to settle allegations they overcharged Medicare for a back procedure known as "kyphoplasty" using a fraudulent billing scheme first exposed by two whistleblowers represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP. Today's settlements result from the government's ongoing investigation into billing for kyphoplasty procedures by hospitals...

2013-06-27 23:19:08

If widely deployed, information and communication technologies could help federal agencies meet half of their goals for cutting greenhouse gas emissions and could save more than $5 billion in energy costs through 2020, according to new report by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Federal agencies could achieve significant savings – of energy and money – through expanded use of information and communication technologies, according to a...

2013-06-25 23:28:38

The Corporate Whistle Blower Center says, "We are now urging whistleblowers to call us, if they have significant proof a contractor providing services to the federal government is defrauding, or over billing the government in any way, because the rewards for this type of information can be substantial, provided the wrongdoing is over a million dollars." For more information potential whistleblowers are encouraged to contact the Corporate Whistle Blower Center anytime at...

2013-06-25 16:20:20

Federal Lawsuit Seeks to Prevent Federal Government Forcing Christian Businessman to Provide Abortion Coverage to His Employees CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, attorneys from Liberty Institute, the Family Policy Council of West Virginia, and Robinson & McElwee, PLLC filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a family owned, faith-based car dealership in Charleston, WV area, Joe Holland Chevrolet, that is faced with $15,000 in potential fines for...

2013-06-21 16:22:59

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today issued a statement in response to ongoing federal cuts from Washington impacting Pennsylvania's education, health and welfare and other programs by nearly $220 million. "As we look at finalizing this year's budget, and into the future, Pennsylvania simply cannot afford to replace all the funds lost to federal sequestration. The cost to Pennsylvania's taxpayers would be devastating,'' Corbett said....

2013-06-20 23:22:18

The Corporate Whistle Blower Center says, "We are urging employees of contractors, or service providers that are defrauding, or over billing the federal government to call us, as long as we are talking about multi million dollar fraud, because the whistleblower rewards for this type of information really can be substantial, as long as the whistleblower can prove it with documents, e-mails, files, or other proof." Individuals who possess significant proof of a company is over billing, or...

2013-06-18 23:21:22

The Corporate Whistle Blower Center is urging insiders, managers, or employees of contractors, or their subcontractors, that were, or are providing any type of service in Afghanistan to call them about whistleblower programs, if they possess substantial proof the contractor was, or is over billing, or defrauding the U.S. federal government out of millions of dollars, because the rewards really can be significant for this type of information. For more information whistleblowers are urged...

Yahoo Reveals Amount Of Data Requests From Government Data-Mining Program
2013-06-18 11:34:15

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Following the lead of Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer yesterday announced the number of surveillance requests the Internet search company has received from the US government as a part of the National Security Agency´s (NSA) PRISM program. Like the rest, Yahoo! announced the number of requests it had received over the last six months and, so far, it has received the most – between 12 and 13...

2013-06-13 08:21:08

ST. LOUIS, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FleishmanHillard (FH), a global public relations and integrated marketing communications firm, has announced the formation of the military and veterans affairs group. Based in the firm's Washington, D.C., office, the group was formed in response to increasing demands from both government and private organizations struggling to create successful outreach programs to address many of the issues affecting our nation's military members and their families...