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Monday, July 6, 2015

  • Posted at 3:07 PM
    The Hon. Donald Rumsfeld, the 13th and 21st Secretary of Defense, will be speaking on Friday, July 17 at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada at an event is being sponsored by THE CENTECH GROUP, Inc. (CENTECH®) of Falls Church, Virginia for The ... read more
  • Posted at 10:50 AM
    Thirty-five outstanding area students have been named 2015 Virginia's Future Leaders Scholarship winners by the Virginia Cable Telecommunications Association (VCTA), the Donald A. Perry Foundation and Cox Communications Virginia. These scholarships are among 77 awarded to Virginia students this year by cable systems across the Commonwealth. In total, $100,000 in scholarship funds were awarded for 2015. Hampton Roads -- Christia Aspili, University of Virginia -- Wyatt Booth, Undecided -- ... read more
  • Posted at 10:00 AM
    Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will announce its second quarter 2015 financial results Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The company's conference call will be held at noon Eastern time the same day. Wes Bush, chairman, chief executive officer and president, and Ken Bedingfield, chief financial officer, will review second quarter 2015 results. The conference call will be webcast live on Northrop Grumman's website at Replays of the call will be available on the Northrop Grumman website for a limited time. Presentations ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Vencore, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a prime position on the U.S. Air Force Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) Application Services in the Full and Open Competitive Pool. The $960 million multi-award, indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery (ID/IQ) contract vehicle allows twenty qualified providers to begin competing immediately to provide application services such as sustainment, migration, integration, training, help desk support, testing and operational support to the U.S. Air Force. Vencore will be eligible to compete for task orders ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that it was chosen by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as one of the 2015 Tibbetts award winners for the 2015 Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Award. This award places the ... read more

Thursday, July 2, 2015

  • Mythics Data Security and Remediation Solutions Launch --- VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 2, 2015
    Posted at 8:47 AM
    Mythics, a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and award winning systems integrator today announced it has launched the Mythics Data Security Assessment and Remediation Services to support enhancing and strengthening the Federal Government's Data Protection and Cybersecurity policies and capabilities. The Mythics Data Security Solutions map to the United States Chief Information Officer 30-day cybersecurity sprint and beyond including the Federal Government's cybersecurity policies, procedures, and practices review. These mandated actions include: -- Immediately deploy ... read more
  • Posted at 8:40 AM
    Global satellite bandwidth provider SES Government Solutions (SES GS) unveiled a comprehensive Netcentric communications solution for field-deployed units during a demonstration for U.S. Government customers last month. By combining O3b’s satellite broadband connectivity and RIVA Network’s field deployable 4G nanoLTE solution, ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    In another milestone success for Global Tel*Link (GTL) in federal court on Tuesday, a U.S. District Court judge in Dallas granted GTL's request to immediately halt proceedings in Securus Technologies Inc.'s patent infringement suit against GTL until after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) decides whether three patents in the case are invalid. The three Securus patents, including the "crown jewel" of its portfolio, were challenged last year by GTL under new American Invents Act procedures, and ... read more
  • Posted at 5:35 AM
    The Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy has signed an agreement with ASHP, an organization that represents pharmacists in acute and ambulatory settings, to serve as a provider of continuing education for recertification of Certified Geriatric Pharmacists. ASHP will develop a designated track of geriatric programs for this purpose. ASHP will join the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists as authorized providers for the CCGP Professional Development Program. "Over the last five years, CCGP has almost doubled in size," said ... read more
  • Posted at 5:30 AM
    Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, has received a $25 million 5-year contract from the Automated Test Systems Division, Agile Combat Support Directorate, at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia to provide contractor logistics support for the Common Munitions Built-in-Test ... read more
  • Posted at 5:00 AM
    Software AG’s (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) University Relations department has announced its fifth annual international CeBIT idea contest. The competition is open to students and faculty at colleges and universities around the world and invites them to submit creative proposals for a project to be showcased at ... read more

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

  • Posted at 4:30 PM
    Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy CEO Edith A. Rosato, RPh, IOM, today announced that she will be retiring effective December 31, 2015. Rosato will step down after successfully leading the Academy since November 2011. She will remain at AMCP until year-end to ensure a smooth and effective leadership transition for AMCP's members, employees and stakeholders. Rosato will also be stepping down as chairman of the AMCP Foundation. AMCP President Raulo S. Frear, PharmD, thanked Rosato for her service. "On behalf ... read more
  • Iridesse Skin Care Makes Its Inaugural Debut --- RICHMOND, Va., July 1, 2015
    Posted at 9:39 AM
    Iridesse(®) Skin Care makes its worldwide debut on July 1(st) 2015 with a collection of luxury, anti-aging, beauty products featuring its unique core line of skin care crèmes. Each Iridesse product is formulated with 100% all natural ingredients, patented peptides, antioxidants & growth factor stimulants which provide greater and more efficient skin penetration. "After 5 years of intensive research and development, it is thrilling to see the vision of Iridesse Skin Care come to fruition," says cosmetic plastic surgeon Ruth L. ... read more
  • Posted at 8:50 AM
    Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education organization, invites you to join its "2015 Stinging Insect Allergy & Anaphylaxis" webinar with David Golden, MD, board-certified allergist from Johns Hopkins University, on July 29, 2015, at 8:00 pm ET. "Insect stings are often unexpected and can be quite dangerous," says Denise Kalman, DO, board-certified allergist and Anaphylaxis Community Expert (ACE) volunteer from Upland, Pennsylvania. "Since reactions can quickly become life-threatening, it's important for everyone to understand how to ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    InfoVista, the global leader of IP and RF network planning, service assurance and network optimization software solutions, today announced it has joined the HP OpenNFV Application Partner Program. The company’s move will help communications service providers (CSPs) make the most ... read more
  • Posted at 8:00 AM
    Noting an important development for the Internet community, The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), a nonprofit association that manages the distribution of Internet number resources within its region, announced today that it has activated its Unmet Request Policy with the approval of an address request ... read more
  • Posted at 7:29 AM
    Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. announced the company's Snapshot((TM)) DNA Phenotyping Service recently provided the Fort Wayne, Indiana police department with new clues about the April Tinsley murder from DNA evidence linked to the crime. In April 1988, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, first-grader April Tinsley, went to a friend's house and never returned home. Three days later, her body was found in a ditch. Over subsequent years, the killer terrorized the community with written threats against other children. In ... read more
  • Posted at 7:09 AM
    Diabetes Forecast, the Healthy Living Magazine from the American Diabetes Association, has released its annual Safe at School feature in the July/August 2015 issue. As students, parents and staff gear up for another school year, State of Safety reviews progress that has been made in ensuring schools are a safe and inclusive place for students living with diabetes. Arkansas' recent journey in passing a Safe at School bill illustrates the need for advocacy so that students with diabetes receive fair treatment ... read more
  • Posted at 7:00 AM
    Vencore, Inc. announced today that its applied research organization, Vencore Labs, was awarded a $4.8 million contract by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to protect wireless networks against attacks on the control plane, which includes the networking as well as the data link layers. This work is the second phase of DARPA's Wireless Network Defense (WND) program. Vencore Labs was also an awardee on the first phase, which was focused on technology development. During Phase 2, the ... read more
  • Posted at 6:20 AM
    CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM) ("CEL SCI" or the "Company") today announced that in June it has enrolled 25 patients in its ongoing Phase 3 trial of its investigational immunotherapy Multikine* (Leukocyte Interleukin, Injection) in just diagnosed, not yet treated patients with ... read more