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Defense Contractors Are Tightening Their Grip On Our Government

Authored by William Hartung via TomDispatc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 18th, 2019

Damn The Torpedoes: Defense & Aeronautic Sector Barrels Forward In Spite of Headwinds

There was little question following the results of the 2016 election that government defense and aviation contractors would receive a boost under the bellicose Trump administration. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 20th, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to Corporate America

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government may start scrutinizing .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to hi-tech

The U.S. government may start scrutin.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to corporate America

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government may start scrutinizing .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018

U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to Corporate America

The U.S. government may start scrutinizing informal partnerships between American and Chinese companies in the field of artificial intelligence. Aleksandra Michalska reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 27th, 2018

As federal workforce shrinks, government contractors go on hiring spree

In Northern Virginia — where defense and intelligence contracts are a major source of business — the promise of new defense spending is breathing life into a once-stagnant job market......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 22nd, 2018

Tencent and Chinese Gaming Rivals Shudder as Government Tightens Grip

The Chinese government is tightening its control over videogames, including restricting the number of online games and limiting play time for children, which sent shares of Tencent and NetEase tumbling......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 31st, 2018

Tencent Shudders as China Tightens Grip on Videogames

The Chinese government is tightening its control over videogames, including restricting the number of online games and limiting play time for children, which sent shares of Tencent and NetEase tumbling......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 31st, 2018

Pentagon policy to withhold cash sends defense industry scrambling

Industry associations are sharply criticizing a proposed regulation that could change the way the Defense Department finances large government contractors......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 21st, 2018

What the election night results mean for government contractors

Federal market observers expect the House to increase oversight of the executive branch — and by extension its funding priorities — but not necessarily in ways that disrupt substantial investments in national defense and IT modernization......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Government shutdown starting to burn aerospace and defense firms

Large government contractors serving civilian agencies like the Department of Homeland Security and NASA are starting to feel the pinch as the government shutdown drags on......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 9th, 2019

Virginia company acquires 2 local defense contractors, plans investment to support growth

Three defense contractors with a heavy presence in the Dayton region are joining forces through an acquisition deal that is part of a larger investment in the local market......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2019

Self-driving car firms rooted in U.S. government competition

Bryan Salesky had little way of knowing in 2007 that his teammates and rivals in a U.S. Defense Department-sponsored competition were laying the foundations for future self-driving businesses now valued at billions of dollars......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 11th, 2019

The FAANMG Capex And R&D Budget Is Rapidly US Government Defense Spending

The FAANMG Capex And R&D Budget Is Rapidly US Government Defense Spending Authored by Adam Virgadamo, Morgan Stanley equity strategist Wrapping up our annual gathering this past week, three .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 8th, 2019

How NM gov"t contractors tap into a lucrative revenue stream

Government spending is big business in New Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 2nd, 2019

How Jason Carter is expanding UNCOMN beyond defense contracting

Technical consultancy UNCOMN, based just outside Scott Air Force Base and with offices downtown, is one of the region’s largest defense contractors. It's now expanding its commercial client base......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2019

Exclusive: Facing U.S. sanctions, Venezuela offers suppliers payment in Chinese yuan - sources

Venezuela's government and its oil company PDVSA have offered to pay suppliers and contractors into accounts in China using the yuan currency, five people familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2019

Ayanna Pressley is taking a stand for contract government workers who are still hurting from the 2018-2019 shutdown

Joshua Thomas Federal contractors lost five weeks of pay during the 2018-2019 government shutdown. President Trump signed legislation.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 27th, 2019

Amazon"s JEDI protest relies heavily on Trump. But it might not get to argue that point.

Federal contract protests can be dramatic, but they’re rarely sexy.  To wit: the potential that the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative (JEDI) contract might be overturned was bound to get the attention of federal contractors and go.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2019

Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman win combined $200M+ in defense contracts with local work

Two of Central Florida’s largest defense contractors snagged a couple of big deals that will bring more work to the region.  Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed Martin Corp. won a $184 million contract modification from a team that includes the U.S. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2019