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- The 2014 Big Picture on Cyber Security
- AFCEA Answers
- 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
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- The Future of Government Data Centers
- The Future of IT: How CIOs Can Enable the Service-Oriented Enterprise
- The Intersection: Where Technology Meets Transformation
- Maximizing ROI Through Data Center Consolidation
- Moving to the Cloud. What's the best approach for me
- Navigating Tough Choices in Government Cloud Computing
- The New Generation of Database
- Satellite Communications: Acquiring SATCOM in Tight Times
- Targeting Advanced Threats: Proven Methods from Detection through Remediation
- Transformative Technology: Desktop Virtualization in Government
- The Truth About IT Opex and Software Defined Networking
- Value of Health IT
- 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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Good times continue on Wall Street...Oil prices climb... Obama signs budget bill, defense bill
Thursday - 12/26/2013, 6:40pm EST
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are higher in quiet trading on Wall Street as traders returned from the Christmas holiday. Investors were encouraged by a sharp drop last week in the number of Americans applying for jobless benefits. The Dow climbed 122 points to close at 16,479. The S&P 500 rose nearly nine points to 1,842. The Nasdaq was up nearly 12 points to 4,167.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oil prices are edging higher, as violence in South Sudan stokes concerns about that nation's oil production. Benchmark crude for February delivery was up 33 cents to close at $99.55 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. At the gas pump, the average price of a gallon of regular is $3.27. That's up 6 cents from a week ago, and up 21 cents from this time last year.
HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama has signed bipartisan budget legislation that'll prevent another government shutdown for nearly two years. Obama signed the bill today while vacationing in Hawaii. The deal reduces across-the-board cuts already scheduled to take effect, restoring about $63 billion over two years. It includes a projected $85 billion in other savings.
HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama has signed into law a comprehensive defense bill. It provides $552.1 billion for the regular military budget, plus $80.7 billion for the Afghanistan war and other overseas operations. The legislation gives military personnel a 1 percent pay raise and also aims to crack down on sexual assault in the military.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some lucky fliers are elated they scored some really cheap flights on Delta Air Lines -- all because of a computer glitch. For about two hours today, some fares on Delta's website and other airfare booking sites were showing up incorrectly, offering an incredible deal. A Delta spokesman says the carrier will honor those tickets. He says the problem has been fixed.
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