Tag Archives: Boston

Marty Walsh Confirmed as Secretary of Department of Labor

Marty Walsh

Marty Walsh, mayor of Boston, has received Senate confirmation to serve as the 29th secretary of the Department of Labor (DOL). The Senate on Monday voted 68-29 to approve Walsh’s nomination for the top role at DOL. Walsh has been mayor of Boston since 2014. He was a member of the Laborers' Union Local 223 and led the Boston Trades Council. 

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Dr. Scott Goldstein, Chief Strategy and Technology Officer for ENSCO, Receives Two Prestigious Honors

Dr. Scott Goldstein, chief strategy and technology officer of ENSCO, will receive the Warren D. White Award for Excellence in Radar Engineering and will be inducted into the Officer Candidate School Hall of Honor, ENSCO announced on Wednesday.

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Frank Kendall: DoD Likely to Establish 3rd Outpost for Defense Innovation Hub

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said the Defense Department aims to open a third outpost for the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental organization in the next few months, Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta writes Austin, Texas, could be a possible location for the third DIUx office after Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited an innovation hub there in …

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DoD Opens DIUx 2.0 Facility to Increase Collaboration With Tech Industry

The Defense Department has unveiled its new Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental office in Boston as part of efforts to increase DoD’s connections with the innovation community and accelerate integration of new technology into military operations. DoD said Tuesday it established the DUIx 2.0 facility to complement the first outpost the department opened in Silicon Valley last year. “Over …

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White House Astronomy Night Highlights Space, STEM Programs

The 2015 White House Astronomy Night highlighted several private-sector and government programs that work to build interest in space exploration and the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The White House said Monday the event brings together scientists, astronomers, space enthusiasts, students and teachers to engage in learning activities …

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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. Sara Castellanos writes the agency chief discussed plans of hiring a host of technical professionals and specialists as part of the FBI’s …

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