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Gary Bloom: MarkLogic Eyes M&A Deals, Public Listing

Database software maker MarkLogic could evaluate potential acquisitions between the next six and 12 months and also consider a merger with a larger publicly-traded company, according to a report from Oracle World. MarkLogic CEO Gary Bloom told Oracle World that either Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) or IBM (NYSE: IBM) could position themselves to acquire …

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Colin Dyer to Lead Jones Lang LaSalle’s Americas Business, Lauralee Martin Named HCP CEO

Colin Dyer, president and CEO of professional services and investment management firm Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL), will lead JLL’s operations in the Americas region. Lauralee Martin, formerly the Americas region chief executive, has joined real estate investment trust and JLL client HCP (NYSE: HCP) as CEO, JLL said Thursday. She worked at JLL …

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John Dorman Named DataDirect Networks Acting President

John Dorman, who has served on DataDirect Networks‘ board of directors for five years, has been appointed to serve as president on an acting basis. The appointment is effective immediately and he succeeds Joe Cowan, who has stepped down to pursue other interests, DDN said Thursday. Dorman served as chairman, …

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Lockheed Receives Northrop F-35 Center Fuselage for Australia; Brian Chappel Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received the first center fuselage for Australia’s fleet of F-35 fighter jets from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), who will manufacture 100 of the fuselages for Australia. Thirty-five total F-35 center fuselages are in flow at Northrop’s integrated assembly line in Palmdale, Calif., including another center …

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Lockheed to Update Navy Submarine C4ISR Info Mgmt Software

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $12.7 million contract to design and maintain software U.S. Navy personnel use to control and manage attack and missile submarines, Military Aerospace & Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes Lockheed is the original contractor for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s Common Submarine Radio Room program. …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Research, Develop Counter-WMD Tech

Johns Hopkins University Applied Research Laboratory has been awarded a $9 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to develop technologies that work to counter weapons of mass destruction. The DTRA will issue task orders to JHU/APL through September 2016 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. JHU/APL will conduct …

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SAIC Board Approves 5M Share Buyback Plan; Tony Moraco Comments

Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAI) board of directors has approved a plan to repurchase up to 5 million shares of the company’s common stock. SAIC has also declared a cash dividend of 28 cents per outstanding share on the company’s common stock, SAIC said Thursday. Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) and …

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HP Wins $103M to Help DHS Operate ID Mgmt System

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) has won a potential 10-year, $103 million contract to help the Department of Homeland Security implement an identity management system, FCW reported Monday. Mark Rockwell writes the company will be responsible for the system’s technological infrastructure, which will include 400 enrollment and ID issuance workstations …

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Air Force Takes Control of 5th Boeing Wideband Satellite; Craig Cooning Comments

The U.S. Air Force has started to operate the fifth Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) satellite in the Wideband Global SATCOM constellation after completing on-orbit testing. WGS satellite six is scheduled to be handed over to the Air Force later this year and two satellites have launched in 2013, Boeing said Wednesday. Craig …

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