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Broadcom Strikes $10.7B Cash Deal for Symantec’s Enterprise Security Assets; Rick Hill Quoted

Broadcom (Nasdaq: AVGO) has agreed to acquire Symantec's (Nasdaq: SYMC) enterprise security assets for approximately $10.7B in cash. The transaction includes the acquisition of the Symantec name and is expected to conclude before the end of calendar year 2019, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, Symantec said Thursday.

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DOE to Award $121M in R&D Grants via Small Biz Innovation Research, Technology Transfer Phase II Programs

The Department of Energy plans to award $121M worth of research and development grants to 103 small businesses from across 29 U.S. states. DOE said Monday the money will support R&D efforts under the second phase of its Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

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AWS, Eastern Foundry Organize SBA Challenges on Disaster Response, SBIR; Dave Levy Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2018 — Amazon Web Services is set to jointly host a “hackathon” with Eastern Foundry as part of a Small Business Administration project to address disaster response issues and increase access to research grants in support of small businesses, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 26. Fedscoop reported …

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GSA Picks 16 Small Firms for $15B On-Ramp Building Maintenance & Operations Phase I IDIQ

The General Services Administration has awarded 16 small businesses spots on the first phase of a potential $15B, 10-year contract to provide building maintenance and operations support for federal agencies at zone 1. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the companies will vie for task orders under the small business track …

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Interior Dept Adds 3 Companies to Oracle Federal Financial System Support IDIQ

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal business, Creoal Consulting and i360technologies have been selected by the Interior Department to compete for Oracle Federal Financials accounting system support task orders under a potential seven-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Accenture Federal Services will vie for task orders worth up to $120M to provide OFF system support services …

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Chenega Subsidiary to Provide Fee Basis Providers to Military Entrance Processing Command Under $152M IDIQ

A Chenega subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $151.7M contract from the U.S. Army to provide fee basis providers who will help perform medical screening of applicants seeking to join the armed forces. Chenega Tri-Services will recruit, hire and assign FBPs at 66 sites across the U.S. and Puerto Rico …

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Interior Dept Taps 3 Firms for OFF Federal Accounting System Support IDIQ

The Interior Department has selected IBM (NYSE: IBM), Deloitte and Summit2Sea Consulting to provide Oracle Federal Financials accounting system support for the agency’s Financial Management Line of Business program. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says IBM and Deloitte’s consulting business will compete for up to $120M in task orders under …

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Gene Morabito Named President of Chenega Security Int’l Arm; Timothy Lamb Quoted

Gene Morabito, a retired Air Force Security Forces lieutenant colonel and former president of Chenega‘s Infinity subsidiary, has been appointed president of the Alaska native corporation’s security international subsidiary. The company said Morabito will lead the expansion of its physical and electronic security systems segment within the federal government sector in his …

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