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New Book reveals How Israeli Intelligence Services really work
1/29/2015 9:45:02 AM
Tel-Aviv, Israel – 01/29/2015 – Author Ofer Anaby has produced a new book for eBook readers in Amazon’s Kindle Store. The book named How Israeli Intelligence Services really work is a unique opportunity for readers to uncover how Israeli intelligence agencies (MOSSAD, military intelligence and SHABAK) operate against threats in the Middle East: Islamic terror, ISIS, Al …
Automated Systems Replacing Traditional Search
Automated Systems Replacing Traditional Search
1/28/2015 11:10:40 PM
Stephen E. Arnold, search industry expert and author of the “Enterprise Search Report” and “The New Landscape of Search,” has announced the publication of “CyberOSINT: Next-Generation Information Access.” The 178-page report explores the tools and methods used to collect and analyze content posted in public channels such as social media sites. The new technology can identify …
Labour Party lays out 10-year NHS plan
1/28/2015 11:07:23 AM
The enormous NHS challenges will only be addressed if future Governments take a long-term view on healthcare policy. BMA council chair Mark Porter made the comment in response to the Labour Party outlining its 10-year vision for the health service, which includes investment in staff and greater integration of care from home to hospital. He said that long-term investment and …
ROSATOM Spearheads Expertise And Knowledge Transfer Within ASEAN Countries To Develop Nuclear Industry
1/28/2015 10:38:36 AM
The Russian Corporation ROSATOM demonstrated their support for nuclear development in Malaysia and the rest of the ASEAN countries at the 6th Nuclear Power Asia Conference (NPA) that took place from January 27 to 28 in Kuala Lumpur. ROSATOM’s participation at NPA 2015 focused on engaging stakeholders and offering support for the ongoing nuclear energy development …
Haninge, Nynäshamn and Södertälje municipalities extend IT operations agreement with Tieto
1/28/2015 10:36:11 AM
The Södertörn municipalities of Haninge, Nynäshamn and Södertälje south of Stockholm have decided to extend their IT operations agreement with Tieto. The contract is worth approximately SEK 120 million and is valid until March, 2018. Since 2001, Tieto has developed IT platforms for the three municipalities, making their IT use easier and ensuring that the needs of both staff …
Energy Department Recognizes City of Roanoke, VA for Leadership in Better Buildings Challenge
1/28/2015 10:32:13 AM
As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department today recognized the city of Roanoke, Virginia for its leadership. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, Roanoke has committed to 20 percent savings by 2020 across more than 25 buildings, covering one million square feet. Roanoke has already achieved 16 percent …
Intellectual Technology, Inc. is awarded Indiana License plate contract.
Intellectual Technology, Inc. is awarded Indiana License plate contract.
1/27/2015 5:44:06 PM
Fort Wayne, IN - January 27, 2015 - ITI (Intellectual Technology, Inc.), the leading supplier of secure on-demand issuance of motor vehicle registration solutions, announced that it has been awarded the Indiana BMV License Plate contract. The new Indiana BMV contract will add another 20 full time and up to 10 part time new jobs to the growing Fort Wayne facility, which has …
CIHs Help Employers Comply with New OSHA Reporting Requirements
CIHs Help Employers Comply with New OSHA Reporting Requirements
1/27/2015 8:23:48 AM
In the past, employers under the federal jurisdiction of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) were required to report all workplace fatalities and when three or more workers were hospitalized in the same incident.  This all changed on January 1st of this year when new OSHA reporting requirements went into effect.   As of 2015, employers are now required …
Better, Smarter, Healthier: In historic announcement, HHS sets clear goals and timeline for shifting Medicare reimbursements from volume to value
1/26/2015 2:54:30 PM
In a meeting with nearly two dozen leaders representing consumers, insurers, providers, and business leaders, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced measurable goals and a timeline to move the Medicare program, and the health care system at large, toward paying providers based on the quality, rather than the quantity of care they give patients. …
Praxair Awarded NASA Contract; Will Supply Hydrogen to Space Programs
1/26/2015 12:21:14 PM
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX), North America’s largest industrial gases manufacturer and largest liquid hydrogen producer, has been awarded NASA’s agency-wide Acquisition of Liquid Hydrogen contract. Praxair’s hydrogen supply network will serve four NASA sites, including Stennis Space Center, Mississippi; Kennedy Space Center, Florida; Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama; and …
More Global Topographic Data to Aid Climate Change Research
More Global Topographic Data to Aid Climate Change Research
1/26/2015 10:34:38 AM
Improved global topographic (elevation) data are now publicly available for most of Asia (India, China, southern Siberia, Japan, Indonesia), Oceania (Australia, New Zealand), and western Pacific Islands. See diagram below for geographic coverage.    Similar data were previously released by USGS for most of Africa (in September 2014) and the Western Hemisphere (December).  …
Japan and World Economic Forum to Jointly Address Cybersecurity
1/26/2015 9:16:29 AM
Cybersecurity a priority for Japan ahead of Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games Meeting on cybersecurity will be held 7-8 November 2015 in Bankoku Shinryokan, Okinawa, Japan Theme of the meeting will be Cybersecurity, Cybercrime and Cyber Connection (Cyber3) For more information about the Annual Meeting 2015:  http://wef.ch/davos15 The World Economic …
China’s Premier Meets Top Business Leaders in Davos
1/23/2015 11:23:45 AM
Premier Li Keqiang used a special meeting with key international business leaders at the World Economic Forum to announce a number of reforms aimed at stimulating further investment in the Chinese economy and underline the country’s commitment to further reform. During the dialogue, Premier Li explained that China’s reform priority was to balance the government-market …
Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Ready for Demonstration Flights
Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Ready for Demonstration Flights
1/23/2015 11:18:11 AM
The Boeing [NYSE: BA] Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) program is ready for customer demonstration flights, having completed the baseline ground and flight testing of the aircraft mission systems. Flights for prospective customers around the world are scheduled to begin in the coming months. The mission system testing followed last year’s airworthiness and certification …
Motorola Solutions Invests in SceneDoc, Maker of ‘Public Safety’s Trusted Digital Notebook’
1/22/2015 3:09:56 PM
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers, has invested in Toronto-based SceneDoc Inc., a law enforcement and public safety software provider. Terms of the investment by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital were not disclosed.   SceneDoc’s mobile investigation …
U.S. Conference of Mayors and USA Funds Announce Multi-Year Partnership
U.S. Conference of Mayors and USA Funds Announce Multi-Year Partnership
1/22/2015 9:49:26 AM
The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and USA Funds® today announced a multi-year partnership to promote innovative programs that prepare students for college and careers. “With the increasing skill demands of the 21st century workplace, mayors are particularly concerned that all students graduate from high school fully prepared for college and careers,” said Tom Cochran, CEO …
American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control 2015” Report Charts Path Forward to Eliminate Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease
1/21/2015 11:47:44 AM
Today, the American Lung Association released its 13th annual " State of Tobacco Control " report that found that in 2014 the states and the federal government failed to enact the tobacco control policies that will save lives and end the tobacco epidemic.  The report finds most states earn poor grades and tobacco control progress is at a standstill. "Despite cutting U.S. …
Eugene Kaspersky to discuss in Davos how to tackle the most serious cyberthreats
1/21/2015 11:42:36 AM
Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab , will address the most pressing issues facing cybersecurity during a panel session at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week. Thomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia; Jean-Paul Laborde, Executive Director of the United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate; and Bradford L. …

NASA Spinoff 2015 Features Space Technology Making Life Better on Earth
NASA Spinoff 2015 Features Space Technology Making Life Better on Earth
1/21/2015 11:01:01 AM
NASA technologies are being used to locate underground water in some of the driest places on the Earth, build quieter and more fuel-efficient airplanes, and create shock absorbers that brace buildings in earthquakes. The 2015 edition of NASA’s annual Spinoff publication highlights these and other technologies whose origins lie in space exploration, but now have broader …
Sarasota Flood Maps
Sarasota Flood Maps
1/20/2015 2:22:24 PM
Preliminary flood maps are now available in Sarasota County, Florida. Some property owners may have to start paying for flood insurance, while others may see their premiums increase. Sarasota County’s proposed new flood maps already are having a chilling effect on real estate transactions, and some real estate agents say the problem is being made worse by an absence of good …