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NASA Names Aerospace Veteran Mason Peck Chief Technologist

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Cornell University Professor Mason Peck to be the agency’s chief technologist, effective in January. Peck will be both the agency’s principal adviser and main advocate on matters of technology policy and programs. Peck will also help coordinate the agency’s technology investments. As an engineer …

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Gates Wants ‘Better Protections for both .Gov and .Com’

Speaking at a meeting of The Wall Street Journal CEO Council, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said the recent partnership between the Department of Homeland Security, a civilian agency, and the Defense Department’s National Security Agency would lead to better Internet security. Gates said his hope is that the partnership, …

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Sebelius to Testify about Bioterror Threat

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will testify before the Senate Appropriations health subcommittee this week about the nation’s preparations for a bioterror attack, The Hill reports. Sebelius’ testimony is “part of a larger examination by the Senate Appropriations health subcommittee… into HHS’ strategy for developing treatments to tackle …

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BAE Evaluates Selling up to $2 Billion in Assets

BAE Systems has hired two banks to explore its options in selling its platform solutions business, the company confirmed this week. J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo & Co. will help BAE evaluate its  platform solutions division, comprising bus and truck hybrid propulsion systems and flight controls. “They may be assembling …

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CMS Awards $107M to Help Modernize Health IT Efforts

Two large government contractors recently announced they had been awarded contracts from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to help modernize the agency’s three external websites and speed up the development of  electronic health records. CMS awarded CGI Federal a five-year contract worth $73.2 million as the agency continues …

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