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Boeing Considers Self-Funding Materials for Extended F/A-18 Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will decide in the coming weeks if it will pursue a company investment to self-fund the continued production of F/A-18 fighter aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Reuters reported Friday that Dan Gillian, head of Boeing’s F/A-18E/F and EA-18G programs, has indicated the plan to purchase …

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Digital Forensics Technology for Intelligence Community

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2015 — In-Q-Tel has made an investment to Magnet Forensics to support the development of digital forensics software for law enforcement and national security agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Magnet Forensics said Tuesday it also entered into a strategic partnership with the venture capital firm to deliver products such …

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SAP NS2’s VC Arm Invests in ThreatConnect; Mark Testoni Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2015 — SAP National Security Services‘ (NYSE: SAP) venture capital arm led the $16 million funding round for threat intelligence firm ThreatConnect, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Washington Post reported Wednesday threat intelligence companies have attracted the attention of investors in effort to address the anticipated need …

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Blackstone to Purchase 17% Stake in NCR; Bill Nuti Comments

Blackstone Group has agreed to acquire a 17-percent ownership stake in consumer transaction technology maker NCR (NYSE: NCR) for approximately $820 million. NCR said Thursday it aims to transform into an integrated software development and services company and will use the investment to partly fund a planned stock repurchase program. “The NCR board has determined that executing …

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Silver Lake Invests $1B in Motorola Solutions; Greg Brown Comments

Private equity firm Silver Lake has signed a $1 billion strategic partnership and investment agreement with Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) in a push to accelerate the availability of “smart” public safety communication systems. Greg Brown, CEO of Motorola Solutions, said Wednesday the company seeks to “combine Silver Lake’s expertise in …

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Sky News: BAE Chair Asks Recruiter to Start Search for Future CEO Candidates

BAE Systems PLC Chairman Sir Roger Carr has asked a recruiter to start a search for potential candidates to succeed Ian King as CEO of the British defense contractor, Sky News reported Saturday. Mark Kleinman writes executive search and consulting firm Spencer Stuart has started to look for possible successors to King through what Sky called …

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Report: Cisco Eyeing German, British Tech Partnerships

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 6, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO) engaging in talks with Germany and the U.K. over potential technology partnerships that would focus on engineer training, network equipment testing and startup investments. Bloomberg cited Wednesday unnamed persons familiar with the negotiations as saying the …

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Report: Japan Plans to Buy Northrop-Made Global Hawk Drones

Japan plans to invest approximately 372 million dollars over the next decade to buy new unmanned aerial vehicles as part of a military fleet expansion, Defense One reported Monday. Daniel Medina writes that an IHS Jane’s senior analyst has indicated that the Japanese government is interested in acquiring Northrop Grumman-made …

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Dave Dunning: Energy Dept to Invest in Fluor-Backed Venture’s Nuclear Energy Project

Fluor Corp.-backed (NYSE: FLR) NuScale Power has landed a potential five-year, $217 million investment from the U.S. Energy Department for a nuclear reactor development project. DOE will invest up to $217 million through a cost-sharing program designed to help NuScale develop and market a small modular reactor system, Fluor said …

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John Chen: BlackBerry Invests in Cloud Medical IT Firm NantHealth

BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY) has made an investment in NantHealth, a California-based startup that is developing cloud-based information technology for medical applications. The companies seek to develop integrated IT systems to help healthcare organizations comply with privacy rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, BlackBerry said Tuesday. “BlackBerry’s capabilities …

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