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Deborah Lee James Joins Noblis Board of Trustees

Former U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has joined the board of trustees at the Falls Church, Virginia-based nonprofit science and technology organization Noblis. Noblis said Thursday James’ public and private sector has spanned more than 30 years and included legislative, international affairs, programmatic and leadership positions. She managed the welfare of active-duty, …

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Orbital ATK to Feature Defense Tech Platforms at AUSA Expo

Orbital ATK will showcase a range of defense technology platforms for land, air and sea applications at the annual Association the U.S. Army meeting and exposition, scheduled to take place in Washington from Oct. 9 to 11. The company said Thursday it will display electronic and kinetic attack systems designed to counter drones …

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Raytheon Unveils National Apprenticeship Center in England

Raytheon has inaugurated a national apprenticeship center in Doncaster, England, to primarily offer training programs for automotive technicians. The company said Friday its professional services subsidiary will use the center to provide learning services to employers and apprentices through classroom discussions, virtual training and site visits. “With a capacity of about 70 students, …

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Digital Reasoning Names BAE Vet Uday Kamath as Chief Analytics Officer

Uday Kamath, former chief data scientist of BAE Systems‘ applied intelligence business, has joined Digital Reasoning as chief analytics officer at the Nashville, Tennessee-based cognitive computing company. Digital Reasoning said Tuesday the more than 20-year architecture and building analytics professional will lead a team that aims to drive innovation in artificial intelligence and data analytics. …

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BlackBerry to Donate Crisis Communication Tech for American Red Cross Missions

Blackberry has extended a partnership with the American Red Cross to continue support for the nonprofit organization’s disaster response missions with a company-made emergency communication platform. Red Cross plans to deploy the AtHoc system to almost 500 branches nationwide as part of efforts to facilitate communications between the organization and its staff members, …

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Salesforce to Invest $50M in K-12 Computer Science Education

Salesforce has pledged to invest $50 million and one million volunteer hours over five years in K-12 computer science education across the U.S. The company said Tuesday its Salesforce.org charity arm will offer 10 free Salesforce software subscriptions to all eligible public K-12 schools nationwide. Salesforce.org also plans to grant $1 million to nonprofit …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone to Headline NVTC Titans Series Event

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, will serve as a keynote speaker at the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Titans Series event to be held on Oct. 13 at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia. He will discuss his views on government market trends and the company’s innovation culture in …

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