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AppTek Buys Leidos’ Translation, Speech Recognition Software; Mohammad Shihadah Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has sold its Omnifluent suite of human language technology products to McLean, Va.-based speech recognition technology company Applications Technology. Omnifluent products work to use speech recognition and translation tools for more than 30 languages and dialects and the sale includes applications in media monitoring, closed captioning, subtitling, mobile and …

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Leidos Wins $178M to Handle Military Health Customer Calls; Steve Comber Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential five-year, $178 million contract to help handle customer calls for the Defense Health Agency in order to help Military Health System beneficiaries gain access to health systems. The company’s team of customer service representatives, telehealth nurses and appointment clerks will work to receive customer …

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Gulu Gambhir Named Leidos Corporate CTO

Dr. S. Gulu Gambhir, formerly acting chief technology officer at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed to the role of corporate CTO. He will lead the company’s technology office and work with science and technology organizations to target investments and to develop and recruit technical talent, Leidos said Monday. Gambhir joined the …

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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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SAIC Senior Leaders Share Post-Spinoff Goals with Investors

Senior leaders of the future Science Applications International Corp. discussed the company’s plans Wednesday as that business prepares to spin off from SAIC, which is being renamed Leidos. SAIC will be a prime contractor on 91 percent of its 1, 500 contracts and task orders and is valued at $4 billion in annual …

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Leidos Leadership Outlines Future Business Plans; John Jumper Comments

Executive leaders of what will become Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) leadership have outlined plans for the company after it renames itself from Science Application International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). Leidos estimates its revenue at $6 billion per year and has approximately 23, 000 employees working in businesses focused on national security, engineering and health, SAIC said …

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Samuel Gordy Named Leidos Integrated Systems Group GM; Lou Von Thaer Comments

Samuel Gordy has been appointed general manager of the integrated systems group within Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAI) national security sector, which will form part of Leidos. Gordy will lead a 3, 800-employee team that will work to build and integrate intelligence services that aim to help the national security community …

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GovCon Wire Watches SAIC as Company Prepares for Split

One of the most significant developments in the GovCon sector of recent memory occurred in August 2012, when Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) announced its intention to split into two independent, publicly-traded companies sometime in SAIC’s 2014 fiscal year. The ramifications of the plan are still to be fully …

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John Thomas Named Leidos Strategic Development EVP; Stu Shea Comments

Thomas will oversee strategy, mergers and acquisitions, communications and government and legislative affairs at Leidos after SAIC splits into two independent companies, SAIC said Wednesday. Stu Shea, SAIC’s current and Leidos’ future chief operating officer, said Thomas will aim to create business strategies, identify acquisition opportunities and manage company-wide strategic …

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Thomas Kirchmaier Named General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems President

Thomas Kirchmaier, formerly a senior vice president and general manager at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been promoted to president of the General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems business unit and vice president of the corporation. His promotion is effective immediately and he will report to David Heebner, executive vice president …

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