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Marshall Case: Lockheed Builds ‘Green’ Advanced Materials R&D Hub

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has opened a laboratory complex in Palo Alto, Calif. to perform research and development work on advanced materials for space, missile and satellite systems. The 82, 000-square-foot building hosts scientists and engineers who will build technology in areas of thermal sciences, nanotechnology, synthesis, three-dimensional printing, nanotechnology …

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Abt Associates, USAID Partner for West African Trade Project; Constantin Abarbieritei Comments

Abt Associates will work with the U.S. Agency for International Development to manage a program in West Africa focused on trade competitiveness, food security and reduced poverty in the region. The company said Tuesday it won a $48.6 million contract and will collaborate with several U.S. small businesses, local partners and associations on …

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Intel Buys Health Monitoring Device Maker BASIS Science

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) has wrapped up its purchase of wearable health and wellness tracking device manufacturer BASIS Science for an undisclosed amount. The BASIS Science acquisition is part of Intel’s efforts to further develop systems on a chip and related technologies for the wearable devices market, Intel said Tuesday. Jef …

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Jeremy Burton, Denis Cashman, Jonathan Martin Take New EMC Info Infrastructure Unit Roles

Jeremy Burton, Denis Cashman and Jonathan Martin have been appointed to senior executive positions within EMC‘s (NYSE: EMC) information infrastructure segment, the company announced Tuesday. As president of products and marketing, Burton will oversee the segment’s product areas, technical alliances, the information intelligence group and the office of the chief technology …

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Horace Blackman, Former VA Office CIO, Joins Lockheed as Health & Life Sciences VP

Horace Blackman, formerly chief information officer and information technology support service director at the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ central office, has joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as vice president of health and life sciences. He joined the VA in 2008 and is also a 20-year veteran of information technology strategy …

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Mark Lucas Joins QinetiQ NA in Strategic Programs Leadership Role

Mark Lucas, formerly an acquisition and warfare analysis leader at WBB, has joined QinetiQ North America as director of strategic programs within the mission solutions business unit. The retired Navy commander has led operational and combat tours as a flight officer in Kosovo and Iraq, QNA said Tuesday. Other Navy …

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Tim Shea Promoted to Engineering VP Role at MC Dean

Tim Shea, a 35-year engineering veteran, has been promoted to vice president of engineering for M.C. Dean‘s Dulles, Va.-based engineering and construction group. Bill Dean, M.C. Dean president and CEO, said Tuesday that Shea will lead the company’s efforts to grow in the data center, healthcare, transportation and technology markets. …

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Jose Ruiz, Raytheon Vet, Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as CIO

Jose Ruiz Jr., formerly a vice president and chief information officer at Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (NYSE: RTN), has joined Aerojet Rocketdyne as VP and CIO for the GenCorp subsidiary. He previously was responsible for the Raytheon IIS business’ work to consolidate data centers and develop relationships with agencies in the intelligence …

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Palo Alto Networks to Buy Israeli Cyber Firm Cyvera for $200M

Palo Alto Networks will pay approximately $200 million to purchase the outstanding capital stock of Israeli threat prevention technology provider Cyvera. The companies expect to close the deal in the second half of this year after customary regulatory approvals have been completed, Palo Alto Networks said Monday. The acquisition is intended …

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Jennifer Crozier: IBM, Local Govts Partner for ‘Smart Cities’ Grant Program

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has selected 16 cities and counties around the world to receive $500, 000 worth of consulting services each as part of the company’s Smarter Cities initiative. The company launched the annual grant program in 2011 to help government agencies develop solutions for water, food, public safety, employment, transportation …

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