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2014-02-04 11:48:21

Chinese protectionism in the digital media sphere has created a major underdiscussed trade gap between China and the United States, and the U.S. government must place more pressure on the Chinese government to open up the nation’s media to foreign competition, according to a new paper from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. The paper, “Building a Transparent Web: Transnational Social Media, Cybersecurity and Sino-U.S. Trade,” was authored by Aynne Kokas, a fellow...

2014-01-30 08:21:08

- Q4 EPS of $2.12; 2013 EPS Increase 7 Percent to $8.35 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) reported fourth quarter 2013 net earnings of $478 million, or $2.12 per diluted share, compared to $533 million, or $2.14 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2012. Fourth quarter 2013 diluted earnings per share are based on 225.2 million weighted average shares outstanding compared with 248.9 million shares in the fourth quarter of 2012, a...

2014-01-23 23:20:14

Enterprise Search company chosen to build a new public-facing electronic record access system that will make billions of NARA records publicly available online Herndon, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Search Technologies was recently awarded a contract worth up to $6.34M from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), and is the primary contractor chosen to build a new search system for the Online Public Access (OPA) resource, a portal to the billions of records that NARA...

2013-12-17 23:23:48

Aligning with Existing Frameworks, Strengthening the Acquisition Process, and Personal Accountability are Critical Next Steps to Stronger Security, Says Professional Body Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 (ISC)²® ("ISC-squared"), the world's largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced a series of recommendations for the U.S. government to consider in order to more effectively solve the cyber security...

2013-12-10 23:01:40

The parents of a child born severely brain-injured at the military hospital at Fort Hood, TX, have settled their lawsuit against the U.S. government for $6.5 million, the parents’ lawyers have announced. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 The parents of a child born severely brain-injured at the military hospital at Fort Hood, TX, have settled their lawsuit against the U.S. government for $6.5 million, the parents’ lawyers have announced. The lawsuit was filed by Kasie and Higinio Rivera...

2013-11-21 23:26:00

Award recognizes innovation and creativity in the government technology sector. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 FierceGovernmentIT (http://www.fiercegovernmentit.com) today announced its second annual "Fierce 15" list of creative and innovative federal employees. The publication, a trusted and growing source for in-depth federal IT reporting, conducted interviews with government and industry and officials to find some of the most forward-thinking people working within...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.