Publication: Washington Business Journal

First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Will Boeing have to share work on the next Air Force One?

The U.S. Air Force is waiting until December to decide whether The Boeing Co. will share the ultra-lucrative project to produce the next Air Force One, according to Bloomberg.The military branch has budgeted $1.6 billion for research through 2019 and ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sandra Bullock sure could have used this Lockheed project

Sandra Bullock sure could have used this.Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin has reached a deal with Australian technology firm Electro Optic Systems to track dangerous space debris that threatens satellites, according to BBC News.Lockheed and EOS will build ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The incredible shrinking free checking account

Banks are taking a bigger bite out of checking accounts.The average monthly maintenance fee through June increased by 15 cents, to $12.69, compared to the end of December, according to a mid-year survey by MoneyRates.com. That's an annual ding of just ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Financial Crisis
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

GSA will keep service schedules open

The General Services Administration is not bringing a temporary halt to the addition of new vendors to its professional services schedules, according to Federal Computer Week.A GSA spokesperson said that the agency had previously planned to stop adding ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

8 things to start your Friday, and how both parties involved in Knee Defender dust-up are played by Twitter

Good morning and welcome to your Friday. Here's some of your business:1. AM News Talkers:The buzz over the Knee Defender device marketed by a D.C. inventor that clamps onto airline seat tray tables to block the seat in front from reclining has gone viral. ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Twitter
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Google exec close to taking U.S. technology post

Google executive Megan Smith is close to taking the U.S. chief technology officer position in the White House, according to Bloomberg.Smith would replace Todd Park, who is officially leaving the post to assume new White Houser duties in California recruiting ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

LGS Innovations wins $7.3M task order from Army

Herndon-based LGS Innovations will lay fiber optics to upgrade the network at a Washington-state military base as part of a $7.3 million task order it won with the Army, according to Federal Computer Week.Work to improve the network at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Zenimax adds Facebook to its suit against Oculus, expands allegations against social network

Zenimax Media Inc. on Thursday added Facebook Inc. to its 3-month-old intellectual property lawsuit against Oculus VR, expanding its allegations against the world's largest social network.The Rockville-based video game publisher first filed suit against ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Consumer protection agency can't find UMd.'s deal with Capital One

The University of Maryland is getting a lot of attention for joining the Big Ten conference.Not all of it is what you'd expect.Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau posted a blog taking universities and their financial partners ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

A 25-year lock on lucrative NASA work? Time to open the field to competition

The Government Accountability Office has said on many occasions that an agency is not required to neutralize or eliminate the natural competitive advantage that an incumbent carries into a competition. In this case, the agency decides that it would promote ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Lock On, NASA, Competition
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Clearing the 600 block of H Street NE: Goodbye Murry's

Welcome to this pre-Labor Day weekend edition of permits. We'll see you on Terrible Traffic Tuesday.616, 624 H St. NE: Two raze permits, one project. Insight Property Group will bring down the shuttered Murry's grocery store, Good Danny's Carry-Out and ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Land claim could boost the price of the Purple Line

The Purple Line, officially moving forward, may have a new hurdle to clear. And it could be costly. It all depends on Montgomery Circuit Court Judge Gary Bair. Bair will decide in a trial held Thursday over who has the right to use land along the edge ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Circuit Court, Property

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The incredible shrinking free checking account [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Sandra Bullock sure could have used this Lockhe... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Will Boeing have to share work on the next Air ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
GSA will keep service schedules open [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Report: Google exec close to taking U.S. techno... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
LGS Innovations wins $7.3M task order from Army [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Zenimax adds Facebook to its suit against Oculu... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Clearing the 600 block of H Street NE: Goodbye ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
A 25-year lock on lucrative NASA work? Time to ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
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Land claim could boost the price of the Purple ... [Published Washington Business Journal - Aug 29 2014]
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