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  • HPE CEO Meg Whitman to Leave DXC Board; Mike Lawrie Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HPE CEO Meg Whitman to Leave DXC Board; Mike Lawrie Comments

    Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will step down from her role as a member of the board of directors at DXC Technology effective immediately. Whitman became a board member earlier this year of DXC that was formed through the merger between HPE's enterprise services segment and Computer Sciences Corp., DXC said Thursday. DXC expects HPE to […] More

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    Dell Opens Data Center Innovation Hub; Forrest Norrod Comments

    Dell has opened a new innovation center at its complex in Austin, Texas to focus on developing technologies for customers operating scale-out data centers. The company is working with eBay to explore technology and engineering concepts intended to help the online auction firm manage its data centers, Dell said Thursday. eBay previously unveiled Digital Service […] More

  • Concurrent Inc. Names Gary Nakumura CEO and Receives $4M in Initial Funding - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Concurrent Inc. Names Gary Nakumura CEO and Receives $4M in Initial Funding

    Concurrent Inc. has generated $4 million from its first round of venture funding, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal. The San Francisco-based big data startup said Palo Alto-based True Ventures and Menlo Park-based Rembrandt Venture Partners had steered the series A funding, Cromwell Schubarth writes. Concurrent assists app developers and data scientists leverage Apache […] More

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    VMware Named a Top 50 Innovative Computing Company by MIT Technology Review

    VMware announced Monday that it has been recognized as one of MIT Technology Review's 50 Disruptive Companies for 2013, according to a company statement. “We take great pride in VMware being recognized as an innovator by MIT Technology Review,“ said Martin Casado, chief architect of networking at VMware. VMware was included in the field of […] More

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    CSA Forms Working Group to Research Big Data Security, Privacy

    A technology companies consortium, Cloud Security Alliance has launched the Big Data Working Group to find security and privacy solutions for big data, Information Week reports. CSA global research director J.R. Santos said they formed the working group because of requests from corporations about addressing issues on privacy and security issues on big data. Santos […] More

  • Sen. Durbin Introduces Federal Bill to Collect Online Sales Tax - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sen. Durbin Introduces Federal Bill to Collect Online Sales Tax

    Congress introduced a bill Friday that would establish a federal framework for collecting sales tax from online retailers. The bill would provide a federal solution to the growing issue of states seeking to collect billions in taxes from online transactions. Sen. Dick Durbin and Reps. John Conyers and Peter Welch released the Main Street Fairness […] More

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    Online Action Scammer Gets 48 Months in Jail

    A Romanian scammer was sentenced yesterday to four years in prison for his role as a money mule in an international fraud scheme that targeted online bidders, the FBI’s Chicago division announced. According to court documents, Adrian Ghighina, 33, of Bucharest, Romania, moved and hid the illicit proceeds of an global scam in which co-conspirators […] More

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    Nevada Man Sentenced to 12 Years for $1.5 M eBay Scam

    A 40-year-old Nevada man has been sentenced to 12,5 years in prison and ordered to pay $1.5 million in restitution for defrauding more than 250 persons in an Internet fraud scheme involving high-end appliances. Darin French was convicted Feb. 18, 2011, of 22 counts of mail fraud, 11 counts of wire fraud, and three counts […] More

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    Holy Matrimony: Husband and Wife Net $1.5 Million in eBay Scam

    A scamming husband-and-wife team from Nevada has been found guilty of defrauding eBay customers who shelled out small fortunes for advertised high-end kitchen appliances they never received. Darin Jerome French and Jennifer Lynn French were convicted last week of mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering in connection with an online scheme in which the […] More

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    Romanian Conman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Online Bidders

    A Romanian man has pleaded guilty to one count each of wire fraud and conspiracy for his role in moving and hiding the illegal proceeds of an international fraud that targeted Internet bidders. Court documents say 33-year-old Adrian Ghighina of Bucharest, Romania, came to the United States in 2004 acting as a money mule in […] More

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    Foreign-exchange Students Linked to Vietnamese Cyber-Crime Gang

    A federal investigation dubbed Operation eMule has led agents to two foreign-exchange students in Minnesota who are accused of taking part in a cyber-crime ring in Vietnam that stole the identities of countless Americans and pilfered millions of dollars from online retailers. According to Star Tribune, court documents identified major companies such as eBay, PayPal, […] More

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