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2014-08-15 16:20:59

OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tempus Global Data, Inc. today announced that it has successfully entered into an agreement with Logistic Specialties, Inc. (LSI) to sell weather data to the United States Government. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The agreement has been signed by Alan Hall, Chairman and CEO of Tempus Global Data, and Sean Slatter, CEO of LSI, headquartered in Layton, Utah. According to Hall, Tempus has identified U.S. Government...

2014-08-15 12:27:43

NSA Program Leverages Industry Expertise To Assist Government Agencies With Targeted Network Attacks On National Security Systems BALTIMORE, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Maddrix, a leading provider of incident response services and technology focused on targeted network attacks and insider threats, announced that it was recently accredited by the National Security Agency as part of the inaugural class of elite Cyber Incident Response Assistance (CIRA) providers under the...

2014-08-13 08:34:11

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With new acquisitions no longer on the books and fiber optic communications in high demand for securing government networks, primary U.S. government contractor Systems Plus recently began working with leading fiber optic equipment manufacturer FiberPlex Technologies to bolster existing fiber infrastructure for its government and corporate clients. "New optical fiber multiplexing technology is becoming a critical part of our...

2014-08-05 16:22:03

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital Energy & Infrastructure ("ACEI") announced today that the Overseas Private Investment Corporation ("OPIC"), the U.S. Government's development finance institution, has approved up to $50 million in direct financing to support construction and operation of the Azura-Edo power plant project near Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria. The Azura-Edo power project is a 459MW open cycle gas turbine power station that begins...

2014-07-22 16:21:08

PALO ALTO, CA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was one of 14 companies qualified by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) to compete for work with U.S. Government agencies to host government payloads on commercial satellites. The SMC awarded SSL two indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts for both geostationary (GEO) and Low Earth Orbit (LEO)/Medium Earth...

2014-06-10 08:20:40

-- Revenues: $977 million ($962 million excluding revenues performed by former parent) MCLEAN, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC), a technical, engineering and enterprise information technology company, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended May 2, 2014. SAIC commenced operations on September 27, 2013 (during the third quarter of fiscal 2014) following completion of a spin-off transaction from...

2014-06-04 08:29:43

- Revenues: $1.32 billion RESTON, Va., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015, which ended May 2, 2014. John Jumper, Leidos Chairman and Chief Executive Officer commented: "Our initiatives to improve profitability are gaining traction and starting to yield results. This quarter, Leidos's operating income margin and earnings per...

2014-06-03 04:21:02

More than three in five say U.S. government is right to speak out about possible human rights abuses in Russia, China, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to the United States being the "world's policeman" there are certain things that can trigger the U.S. getting involved in another country. In the not-too-distant past, the stories about what might be occurring inside another country were just that - stories. But now, with...

2014-05-23 08:20:47

Author Peter Sills offers a Memorial Day reminder of how the U.S. government has repeatedly failed to take care of and support the nation's veterans NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs has an image problem. The VA has been vilified because its backlog of cases has grown to mindboggling levels. And while it's no newsflash that bureaucratic gears grind slowly, Peter Sills says there's a lesser-known reason for the backlog: decades' worth of...

Microsoft Challenged FBI And Won
2014-05-23 08:22:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Software giant Microsoft could be singing the tune that it fought the law and IT won. On Thursday Microsoft disclosed that last year it had claimed victory over the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) after the Feds had secretly requested data about a business customer. Microsoft apparently refused and the government backed down, but only after the FBI was able to gather the data it sought without Microsoft's help. Newly...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'