Shows & Panels
Shows & Panels
- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- American Readiness: Renewable Power and Efficiency Technologies
- Ask the CIO
- Building the Hybrid Cloud
- Connected Government: How to Build and Procure Network Services for the Future
- Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation: Discussion of Progress and Next Steps
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal News Radio's National Cyber Security Awareness Month Special Panel Discussion
- Federal Tech Talk
- The Future of Government Data Centers
- The Future of IT: How CIOs Can Enable the Service-Oriented Enterprise
- Government Perspectives on Mobility and the Cloud
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Mitigating Insider Threats in Virtual & Cloud Environments
- Modern Mission Critical Series
- The New Generation of Database
- Reimagining the Next Generation of Government
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Air Traffic Management Transformation Report
- Cloud First Report
- General Dynamics IT Enterprise Center
- Gov Cloud Minute
- Government in Technology Series
- Homeland Security Cybersecurity Market Report
- National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
- Technology Insights
- The Cyber Security Report
- The Next Generation Cyber Security Experts
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Earnings send stocks higher...Apple opening vault...More delays ahead?
Tuesday - 4/23/2013, 7:08pm EDT
NEW YORK (AP) -- Strong earnings reports have again sent the stock market higher. Coach, Lockheed Martin, DuPont and Travelers all rose after posting better-than-expected results. Markets swooned briefly, then quickly recovered, shortly after 1 p.m. when The Associated Press' Twitter account was hacked and a fake tweet was posted about an attack at the White House. The Dow finished with a 152-point gain at 14,719. The S&P 500 index added 16 points to 1,579 and the Nasdaq rose 36 points to 3,269.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple's latest quarterly financial results show net income fell 18 percent and revenue rose a modest 11 percent, but those numbers are better than expected. And, Apple is opening the doors to its vault. The company says it will distribute $100 billion in cash to its shareholders over two years, raising its dividend by 15 percent and buying back $60 billion in shares.
NEW YORK (AP) -- There's a fresh batch of corporate financial reports out following the market's close. Norfolk Southern says its first-quarter profit improved 10 percent, beating Wall Street expectations. Amgen also beat predictions. The biotech giant's net income rose 21 percent. Delta Air Lines posted a small profit, while AT&T's earnings matched expectations.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Air travel has been smoother, but the government is warning passengers that the situation can change by the hour as it runs the nation's air traffic control system with a smaller staff. Thousands of air-traffic controllers are being forced to take furloughs because of mandatory budget cuts. Airlines and members of Congress are urging the Federal Aviation Administration to find other ways to make the cuts.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- FedEx says it signed a seven-year, $10.5 billion deal to keep hauling air mail for the U.S. Postal Service. The deal calls for FedEx to carry Express Mail and Priority Mail between U.S. airports. FedEx says it has been providing a similar service for 12 years, but the new contract gives the Postal Service flexibility to respond to future changes amid a financial crunch.
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