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Raytheon Wins Contract to Provide a New Communications System

Raytheon has recently announced a contract win to provide an interoperable communications system for Rock County. The firm will install P25 digital land mobile system to provide communication for public safety and municipal services. “We were able to provide Rock County with a solution that leveraged their existing investment and …

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Accenture Announced Acquisition of Zenta; Expands Mortgage Services

Accenture has just announced its acquisition of Zenta, a leading provider of residential and commercial mortgage processing services in the U.S. The deal will expand Accenture’s ability to help lenders, servicers, and real estate investment trusts retool and streamline their operations. The deal also includes a launch of Accenture Credit …

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Deloitte Study Predicts Billions in 4G Network Investments

The wireless telecommunications market could experience rapid growth in the next few years. A new report from Deloitte predicts wireless telecommunications companies in the United States could invest $25 to $53 billion in 4G wireless networks between 2012 and 2016, resulting in $73 to $151 billion in gross domestic product …

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NetApp EVP and CFO Announced Retirement

NetApp Executive Vice President and CFO Steve Gomo recently announced his retirement from the company effective Dec. 31, 2011. Gomo has been with the firm since 2002 and has been responsible for NetApp’s finances, workplace resources and investor relations functions. “He personifies NetApp’s high-integrity culture and has helped us build …

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IBM Enters Mentor Agreement with North Star Group

North Star Group, LLC has entered into a mentor-protege agreement with IBM  in an effort to pursue a contract with the Federal Aviation Administration. IBM’s global business services division will support North Star Group with activities to improve marketing abilities, strengthen proposal development, enhance networking with potential customers and mature …

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Northrop Grumman Fire Scout Completes Successful At-Sea Deployment

The Northrop Grumman Corporation’s MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle has been credited with providing critical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support to special operations forces and U.S. Navy anti-piracy actions during the system’s second at-sea deployment. Two Fire Scout air vehicles were deployed aboard the USS Halyburton (FFG …

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Raytheon Announces its Development of UAS Open Architecture

Raytheon has recently announced it is developing a service-oriented architecture framework that is capable of providing unmanned aircraft systems. The systems include a mechanism that enables rapid integration of weapons and sensors. “Our open, service-oriented infrastructure can exist separately from flight-critical software of the UAS,” said Bob Francois, vice president …

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IQT Enters Partnership with Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC

IQT and Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC are entering a strategic investment and technology development to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The partnership will extend DSSP’s Energetic Materials technology development as well as provide new opportunities for the firm’s product applications. “DSSP expands our strategic investment portfolio …

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Booz Allen and AT&T Among Recipients of 2011 Leadership and Service Awards

The American National Standards Institute has recently announced the recipients of the 2011 Leadership and Service awards. The awards recognizes recipients for their significant contributions to national and international standardized activities, as well as their commitment to their industry, country and enhancement of the global voluntary consensus standards system. Associate …

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Verizon’s Thinkfinity Website Promotes Summer Learning

 Verizon is aiming to prevent some of summer’s inevitable learning loss, encouraging parents to use the educational games on its Thinkfinity.org website to help kids polish their math, science and language arts skills during summer vacation. Thinkfinity is an interactive educational platform that provides thousands of free resources for use in …

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