Fairfax Local Business
Local business in Fairfax, VA
17 hrs ago | via The Washington Post
SpiceJet Ltd. grounded its fleet after Indian oil companies refused to fuel its planes on credit, rebuffing a government request to help the struggling budget carrier. The shares fell. Comment?
Tuesday | via CRN
Rackspace dealt a small but meaningful blow to Intel's iron-fisted grip on the server chip market, revealing Tuesday that it is supporting IBM's alternative OpenPower processor technology. Rackspace also said it is joining a growing list of A-list technology companies such as Google, Nvidia and Samsung that have all thrown support behind the OpenPower Foundation and are committed to data center development around IBM's Power8 processor. Comment?
Monday | via Business Journal
Olson , one of the largest independent advertising agencies in the country, is now the property of ICF International , a Fairfax, Va.-based technology consulting firm that caters clients in both the commercial and public sectors. The acquisition came on the heels of a four-year hot streak for the Minneapolis-based agency, which increased its revenue to $101.5 million in 2013 from only $31.2 million in 2009. Comment?
Saturday Dec 13 | via The Daily Republic
Carrie Kraft, 28, and Stan Darke, 42, transform his Fairfax, Virginia, T-shirt shop into an ugly sweater store during the holidays. "It gets pretty crazy in here," Kraft said. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via Fairfax Times
Region honors local business leaders Sudhakar Kesavan, chairman and CEO of Fairfax-based ICF International; Dennis Ratner, founder, CEO and stylist at Vienna-based Ratner Cos.; and Debbie Kissire of McLean, vice chair of Ernst & Young, were inducted into the 2014 Washington Business Hall of Fame at a Dec. 2 event at the National Building Museum in ... (more) Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via NH Insider
Dec. 9, 2014, Fairfax, Va. - Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement urging House negotiators not to include in the omnibus bill section 1090E of the National Defense Authorization Act , which authorizes the Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration to give away the Internet to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers upon submission of a Government Accountability Office report on the transition: " On May 22, the House authorized the Internet giveaway in an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act upon submission of a report by the GAO on the transition of Internet governance. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via PRWeb
With one click, LastPass' patent-pending technology automates the process of changing your password on more than 75 supported sites LastPass, the leading password manager, announces the addition of its Auto-Password Change feature. In an effort to reduce the risk following security incidents and widespread data breaches, LastPass gives users the ability to auto-update passwords across more than 75 popular websites. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via NH Insider
Dec. 8, 2014, Fairfax, Va. - Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement urging House negotiators to block any bailout of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation that might be included in imminent omnibus spending legislation : "With the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation projected to be running a large deficit over the next decade, there must be no bailout for big labor in this or any other funding bill during the lame duck session. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via Newswise
Fairfax, Va., December 5, 2014-The American Society for Radiation Oncology received three 2014 MarCom Awards. MarCom Awards were presented to ASTRO for the Summer 2014 issue of ASTROnews , the RO-ILS: Radiation Oncology Incident Learning SystemTM marketing campaign and the most recent edition of the Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer patient brochure. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via Bloomberg
NASA successfully launched the new Orion spacecraft into orbit on its first test flight after a one-day delay, starting an unmanned venture that marks a critical initial step in the quest to carry humans to Mars. Orion blasted off today at 7:05 a.m. from Cape Canaveral, Florida, atop a Delta IV Heavy rocket on a 4 1/2-hour excursion that will send the capsule twice around Earth before a Pacific Ocean splashdown. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via PRWeb
" The Writings of Luke " is the final book in Nita Van Fosson's four part series of new translations of the New Testament in the original letter format. In these ancient correspondences, readers will come to know Luke , his Gospel and his accumulation of the acts of the first followers of Jesus . Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Business Wire
A detailed list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. The downgrades are due to the increased certainty of losses to the already distressed classes. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Freshnews
Harris brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience across a range of technology-based products, including advanced sensors and communications as well as networking products. Harris will be responsible for driving direct and indirect sales strategies as well as ImageWare's brand and global marketing efforts. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via The Washington Post
Only four cities or counties in the Washington region have been able to rebuild their property tax bases since the 2008 recession, a new study from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis says, raising warnings about the wisdom of tying local government revenue to the real estate market. The "core" metropolitan area of the District, Arlington County and Alexandria, as well as outlying Loudoun County, have seen their overall property assessments grow, but most suburban areas have stagnated since 2005, said David Versal, the senior research associate who wrote the report . Comment?
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