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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...

2014-05-20 08:35:40

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major effort to accelerate progress in the global fight against hunger and malnutrition, NGO alliance InterAction and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have forged a first-of-its-kind agreement designed to leverage the unique assets of NGOs for greater impact. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121101/DC04603LOGO Unveiled Monday on Capitol Hill, the three-year agreement provides a framework for the U.S....

2014-05-14 12:21:14

The vIPer VoIP phone modernizes and secures voice and data communications from the Top Secret-level and below for U.S. military and government agencies. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems has delivered the 4000(th) Sectera® vIPer(TM) Universal Secure Phone to the U.S. Department of State. Part of the General Dynamics cyber-defense product family, the vIPer secure phones are replacing outdated Secure Terminal Equipment (STE) phones currently...

2014-05-05 23:08:52

Cybersecurity solution lead for Grant Thornton Global Public Sector Practice brings over 20 years' experience in managing U.S. Government cybersecurity programs. Clearwater, Fla. (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified information and software security professionals with nearly 100,000 members worldwide, today announced that Dan Waddell, CISSP, CAP, PMP, former cybersecurity solution lead for Grant...

2014-05-05 20:24:31

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Commercial Payment Cards: The U.S. and Global Markets and Trends, 8th Editionhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/banking_finance/debit_credit_cards/commercial_payment_cards_u_s_global_markets_trends.htmlWhile U.S. consumer credit card spending may still be pressured, commercial card purchase volume is moving full steam ahead. According to Commercial Payment Cards: The U.S. and Global Markets and Trends,...

2014-04-24 12:26:46

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Davia Temin, founder and CEO of marketing, reputation, and media strategy company Temin and Company, has been tapped by the U.S. Department of State to serve as a Delegate in the Global Entrepreneurship Program's Entrepreneurship Delegation to Greece. In partnership with Greece, the U.S. Department of State's Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) and the U.S. Embassy in Athens will lead an Entrepreneurship Delegation to Greece on April...

2014-04-23 08:22:10

TUCSON, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international customer signed an agreement with the U.S. Government for a foreign military sale (FMS) of tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) missiles to be supplied by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) in a deal valued at approximately $750 million. Raytheon plans to deliver nearly 14,000 TOW missiles to the customer over a three-year period beginning in 2015. A resulting order is expected to be executed by the U.S. government...

2014-04-08 23:33:59

PathoGenetix, Inc. has delivered an early commercial version of the RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System to the independent contract research firm, MRIGlobal. MRIGlobal has purchased the RESOLUTION System under a U.S. government-funded project, to assess the effectiveness of the rapid microbial identification and strain typing technology for biodefense applications. WOBURN, MASS (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 PathoGenetix™, Inc., developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial strain...

2014-04-08 16:25:56

-- Revenues: $941 million for fourth quarter ($931 million excluding revenues performed by former parent); $4.1 billion for fiscal year ($4.0 billion excluding revenues performed by former parent) MCLEAN, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC), a technical, engineering and enterprise information technology company, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year which ended January 31, 2014. The Company commenced...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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