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Microsoft, Partner Develop Windows 10 Version Tailored for China

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has worked with China Electronics Technology Group to develop a version of the Windows 10 operating system specifically for the Chinese government, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Dow Jones Newswires reported Tuesday China will review the customized software before it can be included in a …

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January 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Shipbuilder Declines, Financials Drive S&P 500 Lower

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Tuesday on declines from major military shipbuilders and defense technology makers as U.S. stocks traded lower with a 2.28-percent decline by financial shares the main contributor after a three-day weekend for equity markets. GovCon Index laggards outnumbered advancers by an 9-to-1 ratio and overall top performer McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) was the …

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Melissa Hathaway: Trump Should Prioritize Energy, Telecom, Financial Cybersecurity in Budget Plan

Melissa Hathaway,  president of consulting firm Hathaway Global Strategies, has called on President-elect Donald Trump to prioritize cybersecurity initiatives in his budget plan. Hathaway wrote in an opinion piece published Sunday on The Post and Courier that Trump must focus on efforts to secure energy, telecommunications and financial systems against …

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December 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on Lockheed & Prime Gains, US Stocks Up With Caution on Global Turmoil

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher on contributions from large defense prime contractors as U.S stocks pared back some gains from earlier in the session after the terror attack in a Berlin Christmas market and the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered decliners by a 3-to-1 ratio and …

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NTT Data Conducts Big Data, Traffic Simulation Tech Study in China

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2016 — NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) and the Institute of Software – Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested the use of big data and traffic simulation technology to control traffic signals in efforts to mitigate traffic congestion in Guiyang, China, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The results indicated …

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October 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Cuts Losses in PM Trade, Cubic Weighs After 4Q Earnings Caution

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared much of its losses during afternoon trade Thursday but failed to close in green as Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) tumbled after the company warned full-year earnings and revenue would fall below prior guidance on funding delays from the Defense Department. GovCon Index gainers slightly edged laggers after …

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Inmarsat Enters Partnership to Market Cockpit Comms Services in China

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — Inmarsat will offer its Classic Aero and SwiftBroadband-Safety cockpit communication services to China through its partnership with Beijing Marine Communication & Navigation Company and Aviation Data Communication Corp., ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The companies will finalize their partnership by the end of the year as MCN and Inmarsat …

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CNN: Air Force to Spend $12B on F-15 Radar, EW System Updates

The U.S. Air Force plans to spend $12 billion on efforts to update its fleet of F-15 aircraft in order to keep the fighter jet in service through 2040 as well as maintain U.S. technological edge over Russia and China, CNN reported Friday. According to the story by Zachary Cohen, the military service told CNN the modernization program will cover 435 …

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Lockheed, Boeing Among Firms Tapped for Japan’s Potential $40B Fighter Jet Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) are among the companies Japan has contacted to potentially participate in the country’s planned $40 billion fighter jet program, E&T Magazine reported Thursday. Jack Loughran writes Japan plans to release a tender for 100 fighter planes after a Tuesday deadline on a solicitation for expressions of …

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May 3 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks on Harris Guidance Cut, CACI’s Extended Slide as Northrop Gets Upgrade

The GovCon Index held negative throughout Tuesday trade and closed at a decline of 0.489 points to 76.365 with Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) as the largest lagger after another full-year guidance cut by the military radio maker. Melbourne, Florida-based Harris fell 5.48 percent — or $4.43 — after the company reduced the 12-month revenue forecast in its …

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