L-3 Completes Acquisition of Insight Technology

NEW YORK–(Business Wire)– L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that it completed the acquisition of Insight Technology Incorporated on April 14, 2010. Terms were not disclosed. Insight develops and manufactures mission critical night vision and electro-optical equipment and is headquartered in Londonderry, N.H. The acquired business, renamed L-3 Insight Technology Incorporated, is expected to add […]

4 Firms Basking in the Intel Effect

On the Street by Sarah Morgan Published April 14, 2010 SmartMoney.com When Intel (INTC: 24.21*, +0.69, +2.93%) reported an earnings surprise on record first-quarter sales after Tuesday’s market close, company employees and investors were not the only ones celebrating. Because of the company’s size and influence, what’s good for Intel is often good for a […]

Lockheed Martin News

Lockheed Martin Announces Partnership With Fort Meade Alliance And USO Of Metropolitan Washington by RTT Staff Writer, April 15, 2010 (RTTNews) –  Lockheed Martin (LMT: News ) announced a partnership with the Fort Meade Alliance and the USO of Metropolitan Washington to outfit the Fort Meade Soldier and Family Assistance Center, which breaks ground April […]

5 Ways to Kickstart Your Own Job Recovery

By Liz Wolgemuth Posted: April 14, 2010 US News At TalentDrive, a three-year-old Chicago software start-up that allows recruiters to search thousands of databases for résumés that best match job openings, there’s something called a “purple squirrel.” A biochemist who speaks Portuguese and lives in Dubuque, Iowa, for example, is a purple squirrel—a candidate who […]

Former WWII Pilot Donates $8 Million to Polk’s Aerospace Academy

By John Chambliss THE LEDGER Published: Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 8:35 a.m. Last Modified: Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 8:35 a.m. LAKELAND | A former World War II bomber pilot and successful businessman is donating $7.5 million for a building to house the Central Florida Aerospace Academy operated by the Polk County School District. […]

The end of USB?

Intel demos new Light Peak cable that’s twice as fast as USB 3.0 Posted by Sean Portnoy, April 15, 2010 – ZDNet.com USB 3.0 is just making a dent in the marketplace, and Intel is already talking about a new cable that may signal the end for USB altogether. At the Intel Developers Forum in […]