Tag Archives: Media

FireEye: Fake Social Media Accounts Impersonated 2018 US Midterm Candidates to Back Iranian Interests

A new FireEye report says a network of fake social media accounts impersonated U.S. political candidates and used legitimate online and print media outlets in the U.S. and Israel to promote content in support of Iranian interests. The company said Tuesday most of the bogus accounts in the network were created between April 2018 and March 2019 and used profile pictures taken from different sources online.

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Alion to Provide Navy Communications, Media Support Under IDIQ Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a spot on a potential five-year, $34 million multiple-award contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s communications function. The company said Thursday it aims to provide global communications and media support services to the Chief of Naval Information Command through the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Vince Stammetti, senior vice …

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Executive Profile: Paul Tsigrikes, Washington Post VP for Marketing

Paul Tsigrikes serves as vice president of marketing at The Washington Post and brings more than 20 years of media advertising, sales and marketing experience to his role. He oversees a client solutions team tasked to develop and execute branding, custom content, event, marketing and research services for global advertisers under The Post’s franchise. …

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Executive Profile: Lisa Dezzutti, Founder and President of Market Connections

Lisa Dezzutti is the founder and president of Market Connections, a Chantilly, Virginia-based market research firm. Dezzutti has been instrumental in Market Connections’ efforts to provide views and trends to government executives and contractors. Market Connections publishes the annual federal media and marketing study and conducts the PulsePolls survey of the …

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Globecomm to Expand Coverage in Africa and Europe through Telesat Satellite

Globecomm will look to expand the reach of its DTH video footprint across sub-Saharan Africa and Europe through Telesat‘s high throughput satellite. Globecomm said Thursday its use of Telstar 12 VANTAGE‘s Ku-band coverage and power will help expand the company’s geographic coverage and services for customers in the media, maritime, government and Internet of …

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Washington Headquarters Services Taps Boston Consulting to Support DoD Cost Mgmt Efforts

The Washington Headquarters Services has awarded Boston Consulting Group an $8.1 million contract to provide subject matter expertise and analysis services in support of the Defense Department‘s efforts to implement cost management policies, systems and procedures. Boston Consulting will perform work at the Pentagon and is scheduled to finish April 25, 2017, the department said …

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Dan Dougherty on EMC’s Push to Tech’s ‘Third Platform’ and Federal Adoption of Converged Infrastructure

Dan Dougherty has led EMC‘s work in the federal market for close to four years in his role as vice president of the data storage and technology provider’s federal division. His more than two-decade career at the company has included service as a VP for the company’s APJ sales strategy …

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Ginni Rometty, Charlie Thomas and Chris Checco on the Disruptive Power of Real-Time Personalization, Predictive Analytics and Cognitive Computing

Between Feb. 24 and Feb. 27, Mobile World Capital Barcelona hosted the 2014 Mobile World Congress, the annual conference and exhibition that attracts keynote speakers from some of the world’s foremost corporations, and exhibitions of the next-generation of cutting-edge innovations and technologies. The theme of this year’s event was “Creating …

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Level 3 Unveils Cloud-based Broadcast, Content Delivery System; Mark Taylor Comments

Level 3 Communications has introduced a cloud-based broadcast and content delivery system the company built to help customers transfer and store video files worldwide. The Video Cloud Services technology is combined with Level 3’s content delivery, video broadcast and cloud storage systems for users to distribute large amounts of video content …

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Charlie Thomas: Razorsight’s Mobile App Built to Extract Data Variables, Sets

Razorsight has launched a real-time predictive analytics mobile application for communications and media customers that is designed to help gain insights into customer experience. The app works to help business executives view and predict trends for potential churn and disruptions across markets, as well as to identify customer sentiment and upsell …

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