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Razorsight’s Chris Checco: Data Science Becoming Influential in Businesses

Chris Checco, president and chief analytics officer of Razorsight, says data science is growing its influence in business as companies continue adopting analytics products and finding more applications for insights generated from data. In an interview posted recently on the Data Science Weekly blog, Checco discussed how data science has been turning into a business …

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Megan Anderson: In-Q-Tel Aims to Help Vorbeck Materials Advance Graphene Tech

In-Q-Tel has invested and signed an agreement with Vorbeck Materials on the development of the latter company’s graphene technology for applications in the intelligence community and commercial electronics industry. “This collaboration will speed the adoption of graphene-based technologies, leading to robust and versatile consumer electronics products,” John Lettow, Vorbeck Materials president, said Monday. According to …

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Ryan Hartman: Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary Adding Weight for ‘Integrator’ UAS Variant

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary is building a heavier variant of its Integrator unmanned aerial vehicle platform to accommodate additional payloads and capabilities, Defense News reported Saturday. Aaron Mehta writes the variant will be at 165 pounds, compared to the current 135 pounds of the Marine Corps‘ Integrator-based RQ-21A Blackjack. “One of the things we know for a fact …

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Cisco Deploys ‘Internet of Everything’ Tech at Transwestern’s Pennzoil Plaza; Ben Quinton Comments

Cisco has deployed technology at Transwestern Property Management‘s Pennzoil Plaza in Houston to help turn the 39-year-old building into an “infrastructure of the future” with a centralized management system that includes energy consumption controls. According to a video posted Thursday on the Cisco website, the “Internet of Everything” applied to infrastructure management systems …

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Thales-Siemens JV to Install Signalling, Security Tech on Spanish Rail Line

A Thales–Siemens joint venture will implement signalling, telecommunications and security technologies for a rail line in southern Spain under a $284.9 million contract with ADIF Alta Velocidad. The companies said Thursday the contract covers Thales’ project management services and electronic interlocking product and Siemens Rail Automation’s European Rail Traffic Management System level 2 with automatic braking and …

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Constellation West Opens New Fairfax County, Va. HQ; Lisa Wolford Comments

Constellation West has opened its new 5,460-square-foot headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia that includes a proposal development center, an operations center, hotel offices for the company’s mobile employees and space for potential office expansion. “It provides a central location that is easy to access for employees, customers and partners,” Lisa Wolford, the company’s …

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Ken Asbury: M&A a Top Priority at CACI

CACI International CEO Ken Asbury has said the company is regularly looking at opportunities for mergers and acquisitions nearly seven months after its $820 million acquisition of Six3 Systems, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. “We’re continuing to look at companies in the M&A space to add a new customer, a new set of techniques, …

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Philips, Salesforce.com Alliance to Offer Healthcare Tech Platform; Marc Benioff Comments

Royal Philips and salesforce.com have formed a partnership to combine their respective medical technology, clinical informatics, cloud computing and customer engagement offerings to develop an open source, cloud-based healthcare IT platform. The parties said Thursday the platform will be designed to enable personal health management and remote health monitoring and support the Philips Hospital to …

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