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2011-04-09 05:50:00

The US Government cleared Google for liftoff on Friday, allowing the search giant to move forward with its $700 million acquisition of flight data company ITA Software, but with strictly imposed conditions. The US Department of Justice's anti-trust division said Google would be required to license the software, to continue to upgrade it, and establish firewalls to protect ITA clients' intellectual property. Google added that the deal required them to license the software until 2016. The...

2011-04-05 00:00:28

CERTON has received its GSA Schedule Contract to provide Safety-Critical Software & Electronic Hardware Engineering Services to the US Government and Military. Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 CERTON, Inc. has been awarded its GSA Schedule Contract to participate under the Cooperative Purchasing and Recovery Purchasing programs of the Unites States under the Special Item Number (SIN): 132-51 "“ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) PROFESSIONAL SERVICES. Under this SIN, CERTON can...

2011-03-16 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SATELLITE 2011 -- Communications infrastructure and media services company Arqiva is enhancing its US and Washington, DC presence to better serve existing US government customer requirements. By expanding its US government operations domestically, Arqiva will continue to work as a prime sub-contractor to integrators and service providers to US government agencies. With that objective, the Company announced that William R (Randy) Witten has...

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2011-02-15 11:51:49

On Tuesday, a federal judge was to hear arguments on a court order directing microblogging site Twitter to hand over information on users connected to Wikileaks in a case pitting privacy advocates against federal prosecutors. The court order was handed down in December, but unsealed February 9 in order to allow users of the social networking site to have an opportunity to appeal the decisions. "This is an outrageous attack by the Obama administration on the privacy and free speech rights of...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

NorthWestPharmacy.com's customers in the USA want the US Government to do more to help access safe Canadian online pharmacies. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 During his recent YouTube interview, President Obama stated, "it may be that importation is still something we should look at in terms of further lowering the price of drugs." But a recent poll of customers at one of the largest Canadian online pharmacies suggests that the administration is not doing enough on this front to appease...

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2011-02-10 06:15:00

A US Judge will hear arguments next week over the US government's labors to get Twitter to release personal information on the accounts of three people with ties to whistleblower website WikiLeaks. The government's efforts to gain access to the Twitter information have been challenged by a number of groups including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). The three WikiLeaks supporters under investigation are Icelandic parliamentarian Birgitta...

2011-01-13 11:12:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC", "we", or the "Company") today announced financial results for the third quarter and year-to-date of fiscal 2011 which ended on November 26, 2010. The reader is referred to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended February 26, 2010, filed on May 27, 2010, and the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended November 26, 2010, filed on...

2010-12-28 00:00:38

Atlanta SEO Company Interactive Search Marketing (ISM) has developed the website and online marketing program for the New York Times Best Selling Book, Operation Dark Heart by Anthony Shaffer, The book highlights the author's career as intelligence officer and his two tours as an undercover agent in Afghanistan following the 911 attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. The book's release came under a cloud of controversy when the Pentagon allegedly burned the first 10,000 copies of the...

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2010-11-13 07:35:00

The US government's efforts to strengthen airport security came under fire by scientists Friday, warning that the full-body, graphic-image X-ray scanners that are used in airports to screen airline passengers and crews could be hazardous to their health. "They say the risk is minimal, but statistically someone is going to get skin cancer from these X-rays," Dr Michael Love, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, told AFP. "No exposure to X-ray is considered beneficial. We know...

2010-11-08 00:00:49

Winvale is speaking at the E-days in Gothenburg about how foreign corporations can sell to the US government. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 6, 2010 Winvale is a keynote speaker in this year's Swedish-American Entrepreneurial Days (the E-days) in Gothenburg, Sweden, on November 8-10. Viewed as the most important annual business trade and networking event between Sweden and the US., this year's E-Days will bring attention to industries such as Sustainable Transport Systems, Waste...