Tag Archives: New York

NASA Makes, Tests Alternative Ventilator for COVID-19 Patients

NASA has completed a critical test of a high-pressure ventilator designed to treat individuals suffering from the COVID-19 disease. Engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory developed the Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally in an effort to address the scarcity of traditional ventilators in the country, the space agency said Friday.

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KPMG Releases Report, Showing U.S. Leads Against China in Disruptive Technologies; Tim Zanni Quoted

KPMG has released its 2020 Global Technology Industry Innovation Survey, revealing that technology leaders regard the United States as the most promising market for developing disruptive technologies, with more than twice as many saying it's ahead of China and India, the company reported on Thursday

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Tom Prendergast, Denise Berger Assume AECOM Leadership Positions in Northeast Region; Steve Morriss Quoted

AECOM has appointed Tom Predergast and Denise Berger as head of Transit within the Design and Consulting Services Americas (DCSA) and chief operating officer (COO), respectively to drive growth and strategy, the company announced on Monday

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DARPA Mimics Power Grid Cyber Attack Through ‘Black Start’ Exercise

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has conducted a seven-day exercise on Plum Island in New York to simulate a cyber attack on the U.S. power grid, Nextgov reported Tuesday. At least 100 people participated in the exercise that kicked off Nov. 1 to replicate “black start” or the restoration of power at two utility stations that were shut down for weeks by a cyber attack.

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Obama Nominates DOJ’s Robert Storch as NSA Inspector General

President Barack Obama has nominated Robert Storch, current Justice Department deputy inspector general, to serve in the IG role at the National Security Agency, the White House said Tuesday. Storch will work to oversee NSA activities in the area of privacy in that role, FCW News reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes in a blog post that …

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FAA: California Records Highest Number of Unauthorized Drone Incidents Among US States

The Federal Aviation Administration has found that California had the most number of reported unauthorized unmanned aircraft systems incidents among U.S. states from October 2015 to September 2016. California accounted for 21 percent out of approximately 1,744 disclosed UAS encounters nationwide, according to a California State Threat Assessment Center joint public safety bulletin posted Nov. …

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