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Arlington Capital to exit Endeavor Robotics

Arlington Capital Partners has agreed to sell Endeavor Robotics to FLIR Systems Inc for $385 million. Based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Endeavor is a provider of ground-based robotic systems. PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arlington Capital Partners (“Arlington Capital”), a Washington, DC-based private equity firm, today announced it has agreed to sell Endeavor Robotics (“Endeavor”) to FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) for $385 million. Formerly known as iRobot Defense & Security, End...
Tags: Washington, Trends, Tech, Washington Dc, M&a, Flir, Arlington, FLIR Systems Inc, United States Department of Defense, Chelmsford Massachusetts, Arlington Capital Partners, Sean Bielat, Tom Frost, Arlington Capital, BUSINESS WIRE Arlington Capital Partners, Peter Manos


Sustaining Balance

Lt. Gen. Robert D. McMurry, Jr. is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center commander at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The organization is the single center responsible for total life cycle management covering all aircraft, engines, munitions and electronic systems. jQuery(document).ready(function($){ // If multiple elements are selected, it will use the first element. var player = new Vimeo.Player($('#a...
Tags: Boston, Military, Delta, Air Force, Einstein, Amara, U S Air Force, McMurray, Kessel, James Richardson, Kessel Run, McMurry, CBM, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, United States Department of Defense


Travel News: January 25, 2019

Adventures by Disney Adds New European River Cruise Options Travel Pulse Adventures by Disney announced Thursday it will offer more European river cruise sailings than ever before in 2020. In addition to launching new Short Escape itineraries in Paris, Amsterdam and Budapest, Adventures by Disney is introducing a brand-new vacation through southern France on the Rhone River.   US Department of Defense and Priceline team up to create travel site for military USA TODAY The United States Departmen...
Tags: Travel, Usa, France, Disney, Hawaii, New Jersey, Newark, Priceline, Big Island, News And Deals, Newark Liberty International Airport, Kona, Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Paris Amsterdam, United States Department of Defense, Kaahumanu Highway


Persistent Engagement

In October 2018, Airman Magazine sat down for a conversation with Maj. Gen. Robert J. Skinner, Twenty-fourth Air Force commander; Air Forces Cyber commander and Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber commander, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. He is responsible for providing Air Force component and combatant commanders with trained and ready cyber forces to plan, direct and execute global cyberspace operations. jQuery(document).ready...
Tags: Texas, Navy, Washington, Department Of Defense, Chicago, Dave, Military, United Kingdom, Silicon Valley, Pentagon, Air Force, Department Of Homeland Security, National Security Agency, Rhode Island, Hunter, Raymond


Barrett to Supply .50 Caliber Long Range Sniper Rifles to US Army

Barrett to Supply .50 Caliber Long Range Sniper Rifles to US Army Murfreesboro, TN –-(Ammoland.com)- Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, Inc. has been awarded an $8 million contract for the procurement of M107A1, M107, and M82A1M, Caliber .50 Long Range Sniper Rifle systems with scopes, suppressors and spare parts kits.The work is expected to be completed by Nov. 26, 2023, the United States Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday.The M107A1 model comes with Lightweight aluminum upper rec...
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Changing The Story

In October 2016, Dr. Eric Schmidt, then the Executive Director of Alphabet, Inc., Google’s parent company, and chairman of the Defense Innovation Board (DIB), independent technology and capability advisors to the Secretary of Defense, were touring the Combat Air Operations Center (CAOC) at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. jQuery(document).ready(function($){ // If multiple elements are selected, it will use the first element. ...
Tags: Isis, Congress, Nsa, Boston, Iraq, Defense, San Francisco, Qatar, Military, Silicon Valley, John, Opsec, Air Force, Eric Schmidt, Henry Ford, Pivotal


Google Pledges $25 Million for 'Good' AI, Totally Isn't Trying to Make You Forget That Military AI Stuff

Google has faced a lot of backlash since Gizmodo revealed in March that the company was helping the United States Department of Defense develop artificial intelligence that could be used to analyze drone footage as part of the Defense Department’s Project Maven. Internally, the program angered many Google employees…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Artificial Intelligence, Ai, Gizmodo, Defense Department, Alphabet, United States Department of Defense, Project Maven


Researchers receive grant to study treatment options for binge eating disorder in veterans

For the first time, the United States Department of Defense has awarded a grant to researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine to study binge eating disorder treatments in veterans and active duty military.
Tags: Health, United States Department of Defense


NanoViricides, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Irach Taraporewala as the New CEO

NanoViricides is pleased to announce that the Company’s Board has appointed Dr. Irach Taraporewala as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Dr. Irach B. Taraporewala is a seasoned pharmaceutical executive with over 25 years of experience in drug development and regulatory strategy. He is a hands-on CEO with strong scientific background combined with significant management, leadership, business development, and financing experience. “Irach has precisely the skill set that we were looking for....
Tags: Science, Life, Philadelphia, Fda, Cmc, Company, National Institutes of Health NIH, Small Business Innovation Research SBIR, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, United States Department of Defense, Company s Board, Compensation Committee, Pharmaceutical Industry, OHR, Search Committee, Parexel International Corp


Entrepreneurial Psychopathologies

The US Armed Forces has a problem with soldier suicide and depression. In early 2013, the official website of the United States Department of Defense announced the startling statistic that the number of military suicides in 2012 had far exceeded the total of those killed in battle—an average of nearly one a day. A month later ...
Tags: Psychology, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, United States Department of Defense, US Armed Forces


AMMO, Inc. Expanding Product Offering to Meet Demands of Large Military Channel

Investment in 50-Caliber Equipment Positions Company for Significant Future Growth SCOTTSDALE, AZ –-(Ammoland.com)- AMMO, Inc. (OTC:POWW), an innovator in ammunition technology, today announced its strategic entry into the U.S. Military channel.With the recent approval of the United States Department of Defense budget for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, AMMO, Inc. announced today that it will be expanding its product lines and capabilities to pursue the growing defense munitions industry. Among th...
Tags: Guns, Scottsdale Arizona, U S Military, Jesse James, Hanrahan, United States Department of Defense, Ammunition News, Ammo Inc, Payson Arizona AMMO Inc, Caliber Equipment Positions Company, Kathy Hanrahan, Global Tactical Defense Division


BU professor receives $1.2 million grant to study impact of TBI, military service on Alzheimer's disease

Jesse Mez, MD, MS, assistant professor of neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, has received a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the United States Department of Defense to study the impact of traumatic brain injury and military service on Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.
Tags: Health, TBI, Bu, Jesse Mez, Boston University School of Medicine, United States Department of Defense


Overnight brain stimulation improves memory

New research in humans demonstrates the potential to improve memory with a non-invasive brain stimulation technique delivered during sleep. The results, published in JNeurosci, come from a project funded by the United States Department of Defense that aims to better understand the process of memory consolidation, which could translate into improved memory function in both healthy and patient populations.
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Scientists create protein-packed mats that fight pollution

Researchers have created a mat composed of active proteins that have the ability to absorb chemical pollution. In a study published in Science, scientists document how they successfully extracted an active protein from a cell without killing the former — a breakthrough that could pave the way to a new class of pollution-fighting technology. “We think we’ve cracked the code for interfacing natural and synthetic systems,” study author and professor at the University of California, Berkeley Ting X...
Tags: Design, Xu, United States Department of Defense, University of California Berkeley Ting Xu, Futurity Previous, Brian Panganiban, Christopher DelRe


UFO Sighting: Video Shows Navy Pilots Encountering Unusual Aircraft

An alleged military video of an unidentified aircraft was released Friday by the Stars Academy of Arts and Science — an organization resolved to identify unknown objects in aerospace. The video, which was obtained by the Stars Academy from proper “reporting channels,” and was titled “Go Fast,” shows an unidentified object moving at warp speed above the ocean surface. While the academy refused to go into the detail about the channels of procurement, they said the release of the video was approved...
Tags: News, United States Department of Defense, Stars Academy of Arts and Science, Stars Academy


Google Is Helping the Pentagon Build AI for Drones

Google has partnered with the United States Department of Defense to help the agency develop artificial intelligence for analyzing drone footage, a move that set off a firestorm among employees of the technology giant when they learned of Google's involvement, Gizmodo reported on Tuesday. From the report: Google's pilot project with the Defense Department's Project Maven, an effort to identify objects in drone footage, has not been previously reported, but it was discussed widely within the comp...
Tags: Google, Tech, Pentagon, Defense Department, United States Department of Defense


Department Of Defense Wants Bat-Like Drones Powered By Lasers

The United States Department of Defense announced it is offering grants to build bat-like drones that can be powered by lasers as part of its Defense Enterprise Science Initiative.
Tags: News, United States Department of Defense


The first “Citizen Enemy Combatants” and the war on terror today

The United States Department of Defense has acknowledged that it is holding a natural-born United States citizen in its custody in Iraq as an enemy combatant. The prisoner, who the government states were fighting for ISIS and turned himself over to United States allies in Syria, has now been in military custody for over three months. Meanwhile, the government has declined to reveal the prisoner’s identity and also denied his request to consult with a lawyer.  Early in the fall, the American Civi...
Tags: Books, England, Isis, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Iraq, Court, US, Syria, United States, Second world war, Parliament, Montreal, War On Terror, Habeas Corpus


An Insider's Look at Santa's House

When Santa claimed his home on Zillow, updated the home's facts, and uploaded photos and a video walkthrough, we wanted to learn more about his house. We tracked down the people in charge of Santa's remodel - interior designer Marian Bright and general contractor Doug Fir - and asked them to spill the details. What motivated you to take on this project? Marian Bright (MB): Santa is synonymous with the holiday season. He has inspired people around the world to change their home decor for at lea...
Tags: Holidays, Radio, Santa Claus, Santa, Decorating, Zillow, Norad, Teddy Roosevelt, Doug, Mrs Claus, United States Department of Defense, Santa s House, Unique Homes, Home Repairs, Doug Fir, Best of 2016


US Pentagon Data Leak: Information Was Accessible Through Amazon Server

Information collected by the United States Department of Defense, including two Pentagon unified combatant commands, was left exposed online for anyone to access, according to security researcher Chris Vickery.
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U.S. Pentagon Data Leak: Information Was Accessible Through Amazon Server

Information collected by the United States Department of Defense, including two Pentagon unified combatant commands, was left exposed online for anyone to access, according to security researcher Chris Vickery.
Tags: News, Pentagon, United States Department of Defense, U S Pentagon Data Leak


25-Year-Old Hacker Pleads Guilty to Hacking U.S. Military Satellite Phone System

A British computer hacker who allegedly hacked a United States Department of Defense satellite system in 2014 and accessed the personal information of hundreds of military personnel has pleaded guilty on Thursday. Sean Caffrey, a 25-year-old resident of Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands, has admitted to breaking into a US military communications system in June 2014 and stealing usernames [Author: [email protected] (Mohit Kumar)]
Tags: US, Tech, Hacking News, Cyber Crime, US military, West Midlands, Sutton Coldfield, Hacker Arrested, Mohit Kumar, United States Department of Defense, Sean Caffrey, British hacker, Satellite Phone, Hacking U S Military Satellite Phone System


Tutor.com, Largest Online Tutoring Business in the U.S., Delivers 15 Million Online Sessions

Posted in News“Tutor.com, the largest online tutoring service in the U.S., announced today that it has reached a milestone of delivering 15 million one-to-one tutoring sessions. A brand of The Princeton Review, Tutor.com offers on-demand tutoring sessions to individuals through the Tutor.com and Princeton Review websites, as well as through partnerships with libraries, colleges and universities, K-12 school districts, the United States Department of Defense, and corporate employee benefit progra...
Tags: News, Princeton, Tutoring, Tutor.com, U S, United States Department of Defense, Princeton Review


Hack'em If You Can — U.S. Air Force launches Bug Bounty Program

With the growing number of data breaches and cyber attacks, a significant number of companies and organizations have started Bug Bounty programs for encouraging hackers and bug hunters to find and responsibly report vulnerabilities in their services and get rewarded. Now, following the success of the "Hack the Pentagon" and "Hack the Army" initiatives, the United States Department of Defense [Author: [email protected] (Mohit Kumar)]
Tags: Tech, Hacking News, Vulnerability, Army, Pentagon, Cyber Attack, Bug Bounty Program, Mohit Kumar, U S Air Force, United States Department of Defense, Anonymous Messenger, Bug Report, Hack the Air Force


10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL, GOOG, FB, MSFT)

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. 1. Californian authorities revoked the registration of Uber's autonomous vehicles, forcing the company to shut down its self-driving pilot program in San Francisco. The company had 16 autonomous vehicles in its fleet. 2. The iPhone and iPad game is made by Nintendo. 3. Leaked documents suggest Apple will launch a premium iPhone codenamed "Ferrari" next year. The documents were published by a Chinese social media user. 4. Faceb...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Berlin, Nokia, San Francisco, Trends, Eu, Theresa May, Nintendo, Silicon Valley, Honda, United States Department of Defense


Microsoft Wins $927 Million Pentagon Contract To Provide Technical Support

Microsoft has secured a massive $927m contract to provide technical support and consultation to the United States Department of Defense. This is the latest in a series of key deals that Microsoft has won with the US military. From a report: The contract comes after the software giant Microsoft secured a deal in February 2016 with the Department of Defense (DoD) to bring Windows 10 to all 4m of its employees within a 12-month timeframe. This was the largest enterprise deal for Microsoft in the co...
Tags: Microsoft, US, Tech, Department Of Defense, United States Department of Defense


Microsoft just won a $927 million contract to provide tech support to the Department of Defense (MSFT)

Microsoft just scored a big win with a $927 million contract to provide technical support and consulting for the United States Department of Defense, reports Reuters. Back in February 2016, Microsoft secured a huge deal with the Department of Defense to bring the Windows 10 operating system to all four million of its employees within 12 months. At the time, Microsoft said it was its largest enterprise deal for Windows 10 ever. As that 12-month window nears its close, it seems that the Department...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Department Of Defense, Defense Department, Reuters Back, United States Department of Defense


An Insider's Look at Santa's House

When Santa claimed his home on Zillow, updated the home's facts, and uploaded photos and a video walkthrough, we wanted to learn more about his house. We tracked down the people in charge of Santa's 2013 remodel - interior designer Mary N. Bright and general contractor Doug Fir - and asked them to spill the details. What motivated you to take on this project? Mary N. Bright (MNB): Santa is synonymous with the holiday season. He has inspired people around the world to change their home decor fo...
Tags: Holidays, Radio, Santa, Decorating, Zillow, Norad, Teddy Roosevelt, Doug, Mrs Claus, United States Department of Defense, Santa s House, Unique Homes, MNB, Doug Fir


Silicon Valley's most secretive startup won't sell to tobacco companies

Palantir, the super-secretive Silicon Valley startup that's said to be valued at $20 billion, is also super selective about its customers, reports Fortune. Palantir once turned down a partnership with a tobacco company  "for fear the company would harness the data to pinpoint vulnerable communities to sell cigarettes to," CEO Alex Karp  told Fortune. For the first several years of its 12-year existence, Palantir only sold its data analysis products to agencies of the United States government. ...
Tags: Osama Bin Laden, Nsa, Superman, Gotham, United States, Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley, WeWork, Batman, Fortune, Palantir, Jp Morgan Chase, Alex Karp, Hershey, Thiel, United States Department of Defense


US Department of Defense to launch a massive Windows 10 deployment, upgrade 4 million PCs

The United States Department of Defense, which Microsoft calls one of the largest enterprises anywhere, is upgrading four million PCs to Windows 10 in the next year. The change was prompted because of security concerns and IT costs. The post US Department of Defense to launch a massive Windows 10 deployment, upgrade 4 million PCs appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Microsoft, Department Of Defense, US military, Computing, Windows 10, Us Department Of Defense, United States Department of Defense