Posts from GovConDaily for 11/20/2014

November 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Flat, US Stocks Rise

The GovCon Index recorded a nominal increase Wednesday to close at 69.118 — 0.005 percent up from Tuesday. Bloomberg reported that energy and small-cap shares drove gains across the U.S. stock market Tuesday, increases that offset investors’ worries over weak growth worldwide…
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Louis Addeo, ManTech EVP, to Retire at Year’s End

Louis Addeo, executive vice president of corporate development and strategic acquisitions at ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT), plans to retire from the company on Dec. 31. He informed the company of his plans Monday, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing…
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NSF: Agencies Got 2% R&D Budget Boost in FY 2014

A new report from the National Science Foundation says federal agencies received a $3.2-billion year-over-year increase in fiscal year 2014 for research and development work and R&D plant initiatives…
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Unisys to Help Manage Consumer Info Via AWS Cloud; Steve Kousen Comments

Unisys has been awarded five-year, $7 million contract to provide Amazon Web Services‘ cloud services for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau‘s consumer safety information initiative…
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James Comey: FBI Has Eyes on Rising Cyber Terror Threats

FBI Director James Comey said the bureau has put anti-cybercrime efforts on its list of priorities in an environment he says contains fast-growing online terror threats, the Boston Business Journal reported Wednesday
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Rep. Bill Shuster Examines 2015 Reauthorization Bill for FAA

Rep. Bill Shuster, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman, has started to review a reauthorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration for fiscal year 2015, FedScoop reported Tuesday
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