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Older News Harman International CEO Dinesh Paliwal Joins Raytheon Board Gov Con Executive (Today) - Dinesh Paliwal, chairman, president and CEO of Harman International, has joined the board of directors at Raytheon. Paliwal will support Harman’s efforts to design and develop products and services for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide, Raytheon... India’s PSLV rocket sends Black Sky Global’s first Earth-watching Pathfinder satellite into space GeekWire (Yesterday) - A satellite that’s meant to blaze a trail for Seattle-based BlackSky Global’s Earth-imaging constellation rose into orbit tonight atop India’s four-stage PSLV-C35 rocket. BlackSky’s Pathfinder 1 was among eight satellites launched from India’s Satish... Quantum study sparks questions about why time runs forward and not backward GeekWire (Yesterday) - Why do we remember the past, but not the future? It seems like a silly question, but for some scientists, it’s a deep mystery wrapped up in physics and perception. The mystery... $4M federal grant to help students land technology jobs - WISH-TV Google Fed Tech News (Yesterday) - WISH-TV$4M federal grant to help students land technology jobsWISH-TVINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A $4 million federal grant will help train economically disadvantaged and minority students for tech jobs. Indiana University-Purdue University... $4M federal grant to help students land technology jobs - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) Google Fed Tech News (Yesterday) - $4M federal grant to help students land technology jobsBristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)The main objective of the program is to educate, graduate and place 80 associate and 60 baccalaureate... $4M federal grant to help students land technology jobs - Washington Times Google Fed Tech News (Yesterday) - $4M federal grant to help students land technology jobsWashington TimesINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A $4 million federal grant will help train economically disadvantaged and minority students for tech jobs. Indiana University-Purdue... $4M federal grant to help students land technology jobs - San Francisco Chronicle Google Fed Tech News (Yesterday) - $4M federal grant to help students land technology jobsSan Francisco ChronicleThe main objective of the program is to educate, graduate and place 80 associate and 60 baccalaureate degree students in... PGA Tour follows NFL, starts utilizing Microsoft devices at pro golf tournaments GeekWire (Yesterday) - ATLANTA, GA. — Most NFL followers are likely now familiar with the Microsoft Surface, given that the device has become a mainstay on sidelines as a training tool that players and... Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Sept. 18, 2016 GeekWire (Yesterday) - See the technology stories that people were reading on GeekWire for the week of Sept. 18, 2016.… Read More... How the PGA Tour could create its own version of NFL RedZone GeekWire (Yesterday) - ATLANTA, GA. — In terms of broadcasting, golf is a unique. Unlike football, basketball, baseball, and most other sports, there is not one field or one ball. Up to 144 players... Here’s how Dustin Johnson used data and analytics to become one of the best golfers in the world GeekWire (2 days ago) - ATLANTA, GA. — Dustin Johnson is looking to cap off his best season yet on the PGA Tour with a victory this week at the Tour Championship and a FedEx Cup... Swiss vote on new law to beef up intelligence services - U.S. News & World Report Google Fed Tech News (2 days ago) - Swiss vote on new law to beef up intelligence servicesU.S. News & World ReportProponents of a new intelligence law, passed by the Federal Assembly a year ago but not enacted,... Behind the scenes at high-tech Levi’s Stadium, where the WiFi is never more than 10 feet away GeekWire (2 days ago) - SANTA CLARA, CALIF. — Embedded inside Silicon Valley, appropriately, is a high-tech sports cathedral. It is wired with 12,000 physical network ports, 400 miles of fiber optic cable, 1,300 WiFi access points, 2,000 IPTV-connected televisions, ten... AREA ROUNDUP: FCW, Fieldcrest suffer lopsided HOIC defeats - MyWebTimes.com FCW (3 days ago) - AREA ROUNDUP: FCW, Fieldcrest suffer lopsided HOIC defeatsMyWebTimes.comEL PASO — The Flanagan-Cornell/Woodland Falcons fell 48-0 to the El Paso-Gridley Titans in a Heart of Illinois Conference crossover game Friday night.... Amazon parents from near and far visit Seattle to get wowed by where their kids work GeekWire (3 days ago) - A walk or drive through the Amazon campus in downtown Seattle and South Lake Union on any given day looks like a drive through new Seattle, as young tech workers... GeekWire Deals: Play Nintendo wirelessly with the NES Bluetooth Controller Kit GeekWire (3 days ago) - We still love to play on the Nintendo Entertainment System because of the classics, but it’s time for the technology to grow up. Behold, today’s GeekWire Deals offer: the NES... How deep does Pluto’s ocean go? Would you believe nine times deeper than Earth’s? GeekWire (3 days ago) - Scientists have been saying for months that Pluto could have a salty, sloshing ocean beneath its icy surface, but now they’ve worked out just how deep it could go. The... U.S. and Chinese universities start construction on joint tech innovation institute in Seattle region GeekWire (3 days ago) - Leaders from the University of Washington, Tsinghua University, Microsoft and other local organizations came together Friday to celebrate to kick off construction of the Global Innovation Exchange building in Bellevue’s Spring District.... SAVE THE DATE: TiE Tuesday with Deepak Hathiramani, Oct. 18 Washington Exec (3 days ago) - TiE Tuesday with Deepak Hathiramni When: Oct. 18, 2016; 6-8:30 p.m. Where: Reston, Virginia (exact location TBD) Founded in 1990, Vistronix gained a reputation as an acquisition engine. Its acquisitions were... FAA looks to take over commercial space traffic control - FCW.com FCW (3 days ago) - FCW.comFAA looks to take over commercial space traffic controlFCW.comPrior to joining FCW, Gunter reported for the C-Ville Weekly in Charlottesville, Va., and served as a college sports beat writer for... US Transport Command outlines cyber strategy - FCW.com FCW (3 days ago) - US Transport Command outlines cyber strategyFCW.comSean Carberry is an FCW staff writer covering defense, cybersecurity and intelligence. Prior to joining FCW, he was Kabul Correspondent for NPR, and also served... Video: Evaluating Radiation Protection Plans for Astronauts - Nextgov NextGov (3 days ago) - Video: Evaluating Radiation Protection Plans for AstronautsNextgovNASA's Orion spacecraft will one day take astronauts out into deep space. Until that time, engineers, astronauts and designers are conducting testing in a... 5 myths of managed services - FCW.com FCW (3 days ago) - 5 myths of managed servicesFCW.comHeightened cybersecurity risks and growing complexities in technology have led to increased use of managed services providers (MSPs). Many in-house IT teams are seeing the value... NASA Awards Launch Range Operations Services Contract NASA (3 days ago) - NASA has awarded a sole-source bridge contract to LJT and Associates Inc. of Columbia, Maryland, to continue critical launch range operations support at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops... NASA Awards Contract for Security Services at its Stennis Space Center NASA (3 days ago) - NASA has awarded a contract to RiverTech, LLC, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, for a range of security services at the agency’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.... A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards - FCW.com FCW (3 days ago) - A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cardsFCW.comPrior to joining FCW, Chowdhry covered foreign policy for CQ Roll Call. Her overseas work prior to that took her to Pakistan... NJ automates parolee data feed to FBI - GCN.com GCN (3 days ago) - NJ automates parolee data feed to FBIGCN.comWhen police officers pull someone over during a traffic stop, they can check the driver's license and vehicle registration and query local databases for... Q&A: Apptio’s CFO talks going public, becoming profitable, committing to Pacific Northwest GeekWire (3 days ago) - It’s been a good day over at Apptio. The company went public today and rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq Stock Market. Investors picked up what Apptio put down,... Survey: Attacks on smart city IT all but inevitable - GCN.com GCN (3 days ago) - Survey: Attacks on smart city IT all but inevitableGCN.comThere are plenty of people trumpeting the benefits of the Internet of Things as more cities begin to invest significantly in smart... A driverless Interstate 5 in 15 years? These tech investors think it can — and should — be done GeekWire (3 days ago) - This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we come to you on location from Madrona Venture Group, speaking to Madrona co-founder Tom Alberg and investment associate Daniel Li. They are... SpaceX says probe into Falcon 9 launch pad blast points to helium system leak GeekWire (3 days ago) - SpaceX says an investigation into the launch pad explosion that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and its satellite payload has turned up evidence of a “large breach” in the supercooled... ASM Research Awarded $286 Million VA IT Service Desk Contract Washington Exec (3 days ago) - ASM Research has been awarded a contract from the Veterans Affairs Department to support the National Service Desk. The award has a 9-month, $36.5 million base period with three, 1-year options. The... Balloons rise up on the strato-frontier GeekWire (3 days ago) - Drones, satellites and rocket planes are all well and good for high-flying missions, but sometimes the best craft for the job is a balloon. Google’s Project Loon, for example, is enlisting... When virtual and augmented reality meets government analytics - GCN.com GCN (3 days ago) - GCN.comWhen virtual and augmented reality meets government analyticsGCN.comIt's been an amazing year for virtual and augmented reality. Often the techno-turf of gamers, this technology has potential that far outstrips any... Seattle Mariners suspend catcher for rest of season over tweets mocking Black Lives Matter, protests GeekWire (3 days ago) - Seattle Mariners backup catcher Steve Clevenger waded into the charged atmosphere of police shootings and protests on Twitter on Thursday and a day later the team suspended him without pay... Home value growth is slowing in the Bay Area and booming in the Pacific Northwest, Zillow report finds GeekWire (3 days ago) - The tech effect is alive and well in the Pacific Northwest, according to Zillow’s August market report. Home values and rent rates in Portland and Seattle, two regions with booming technology... Gettin’ Giphy With It: NARA Shares Online Library of Animated Gifs DigitalGov.gov (3 days ago) - Hi there, DigitalGov! via giphy.com Have you looked in vain for quality animated GIFs from a reputable source? via giphy.com Have your searches left you annoyed and frustrated because you... Is the ‘AirBag’ the next useless, expensive product coming to an Apple store near you? Conan O’Brien thinks so GeekWire (3 days ago) - Apple — the company behind revolutionary products like the iPod and iPhone — has apparently run out of ideas and is now relying on the tried and true fallback of uncreatives: Reinvent... Apptio stock soars 46 percent as enterprise tech company debuts on Wall Street GeekWire (3 days ago) - Wall Street likes what it sees in Apptio. After setting a price of $16 per share for its initial public offering, the Bellevue-based company that makes software to help CIOs better understand spending... Twitter shares spike on rumors of acquisition by Google, Microsoft, Salesforce or Verizon GeekWire (3 days ago) - Twitter has begun talks with several tech firms, including Google and Salesforce, to explore selling itself, CNBC reported this morning. Microsoft and Verizon may also be suitors, according to TechCrunch. However, Verizon spokesperson...