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DynCorp: 10K Vets Hired Since 2010

DynCorp International and its family of companies have hired nearly 10,000 veterans since 2011 in support of a program started by the White House in the same year. The company announced Tuesday during the White House Joining Forces program’s third anniversary celebration that DynCorp has hired more than 2,000 veterans in 2013 …

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IBM Selects 11 New Fellows; Ginni Rometty Comments

IBM has selected a record number of company scientists and researchers from the U.S., Canada, Switzerland and Germany to receive the IBM Fellow honor, the company’s highest technical distinction. The 11 new Fellows will work to carry out the company’s Technology Ambassador Initiative, a program intended to drive growth through …

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Report: Russ Ramsey, Ted Leonsis to Head DC 2024 Olympic Campaign

Washington, D.C. businessmen Russ Ramsey and Ted Leonsis have been named chairman and vice chairman of the nonprofit organization campaigning for the 2024 Summer Olympics in the capital region, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Greg Otto and Douglas Fruehling write that DC 2024 announced its intention to bid for …

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FAA Picks 5 DynCorp Programs for Diamond Awards

DynCorp International has been selected to receive the Diamond Award for Excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration for the second consecutive year. Diamond Awards are presented to companies of which 100 percent of all eligible maintenance technicians complete FAA aircraft systems training in systems and regulations over one year, DynCorp …

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Harris Celebrates National Engineers Week; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. is celebrating National Engineers Week with various programs for its 6,000 engineers and scientists. From Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, Harris will conduct technology demonstrations, seminars and contests for its engineers, the company announced Monday. Harris has invited Guy A. Boy, Florida Institute of Technology professor and Human-Centered …

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Hughes Wins Internet Telephony Award; Sampath Ramaswami Comments

Hughes Network Systems LLC has won the 2014 Internet Telephony Product of the Year award from Technology Marketing Corp., an integrated media company. The HR4700 Branch Gateway was chosen for the award that recognizes communications and technology tools on the market in 2014, Hughes announced Thursday. Hughes HR4700 Branch Gateway is …

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