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Jason Kalirai Named Johns Hopkins APL Civil Space Mission Area Executive

Jason Kalirai, formerly project scientist and strategic development lead at the Space Telescope Science Institute, has joined Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory as mission area executive for civil space programs. APL said Thursday Kalirai is responsible for the lab’s work on NASA and international space missions that include exploration, research, technology development and …

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IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Supercomputer Access; Stanley Litow Comments

IBM will offer sustainability researchers and scientists access to the company’s World Community Grid supercomputing platform through an estimated $60 million in computing power to support scientific research. The company will accept project proposals from interested parties studying issues related to climate change and provide the selected researchers access to computing power donated by volunteers, IBM said Tuesday. This …

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Police Extend Detention of Computer Scientist

Police authorities in India have announced plans to extend the detention of a computer scientist arrested earlier who pointed to security flaws in an electronic voting system. A metropolitan court magistrate in Mumbai denied a motion to to release Hari Prasad on bail prior to Aug. 28. Prasad was arrested …

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Accenture Federal Arm Wins $50M USPTO Contract for Financial Mgmt System Modernization; Rasha Nahas Quoted

Rasha Nahas, managing director and Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services

Accenture's federal services business has been awarded a five-year, $50 million blanket purchase agreement by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to operate, maintain and modernize the agency’s financial management systems (FMS) for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). “We are proud to support USPTO," said Rasha Nahas, managing director and the U.S. Department of Commerce lead for Accenture Federal Services.

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PAE to Help DHS Detect Potential Airborne Biothreats; John Heller Quoted

PAE has secured a potential $75.2M contract to support the Department of Homeland Security‘s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office in efforts to detect potential biological threats. The company said Monday its team of scientists will work in laboratories equipped with frontline early warning systems built to monitor airborne attacks as part of …

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Intel’s Melvin Greer to Keynote 2018 Telecom Exchange Forum

Melvin Greer, chief data scientist for Intel‘s public sector in the Americas, will deliver a keynote address at the Telecom Exchange NYC 2018 event to be hosted by Jaymie Scotto & Associates and slated to take place June 20 in Hoboken, New Jersey. He plans to discuss the opportunities and challenges of network platforms based …

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