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Nov 20, 2007, 00:00 ET

Driving the Creative Arts in HiPiHi: 3-Way Partnership Between HiPiHi, Centric, and 3Di

BEIJING, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- HiPiHi, China's pioneer of 3D virtual worlds, today announced a 3-way partnership with Centric, an interactive...

Oct 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

NCO Consortium Names New Leadership Team

WASHINGTON and LONDON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) today announced that Rear Admiral...

Sep 25, 2007, 01:00 ET

Study Finds Usability Problems with Parental Controls

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ratings-based parental controls are often used to protect children from exposure to...

Aug 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

iPhone Users Find Texting is 2x Slower Than on QWERTY Phones

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based usability consultancy User Centric, Inc. tested the iPhone's touch keyboard...

Jul 12, 2007, 01:00 ET

iPhone Interface Put to the Test in User Research Study

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based usability consultancy User Centric, Inc. conducted a usability test with iPhone...

Jun 05, 2007, 01:00 ET

Centric and Metabirds Form Virtual Worlds Development Partnership

LOS ANGELES, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Centric, a social media and virtual world development firm headquartered in Los Angeles, and Metabirds, a...

May 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Joins Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has joined the Network Centric Operations Industry...

Apr 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium Counts US Federal Aviation Administration as Newest Government Member

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC[TM]) announces the U.S. Department of...

Mar 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium and NATO's Allied Command Transformation Continue Cooperative Work

NORFOLK, Va., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium(TM) (NCOIC) and NATO continue to strengthen...

Mar 14, 2007, 01:00 ET

Centric CRM Releases Open Source Centric CRM 4.1 With Expanded Database Support, New Workflow Best Practices Tool

NORFOLK, Va., March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Centric CRM, developer of the most advanced Open Source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system...

Jan 23, 2007, 00:00 ET

Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium(TM) Delivers New Tools

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium(TM) (NCOIC) today announces its next set of...

Jan 16, 2007, 00:00 ET

Centric Announces Second Talk Voice Chat System for Second Life

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Centric today announced Second Talk, an easy-to-use voice communication system for Second Life. Second Talk...

Oct 25, 2006, 01:00 ET

Centric Solidifies Second Life Presence with Integration, Projects, Parks

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Centric today announced the opening of its headquarters in Second Life, together with details on current...

Mar 01, 2006, 00:00 ET

Raytheon Awarded $35.9 Million Contract for Submarine Satellite Communications Solution

MCKINNEY, Texas, March 1, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $35.9 million U.S. Navy contract to deliver 15...

Jan 17, 2006, 00:00 ET

NCOIC Adds Five Members to Growing Technical Consortium

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC), a non-profit international consortium, closed...

Dec 05, 2005, 00:00 ET
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The NCOIC has elected IBM executive Harry Raduege as vice chairman of the NCOIC Executive Council. (PRNewsFoto/NCOIC)[JU]
 WASHINGTON, DC UNITED STATES
 12/04/2005

IBM Executive, Former DISA Director Harry Raduege Named Vice Chair of NCO Industry Consortium

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Lieutenant General, USAF Harry D. Raduege, Jr., of IBM has been elected vice chair of the executive...

Oct 17, 2005, 01:00 ET
A F NETWORK CENTRIC OPERATIONS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM LORRAINE MARTIN NETWORK CENTRIC OPERATIONS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM LORRAINE MARTIN

Lorraine Martin, Lockheed Martin vice president, Flight Solutions, is now executive chairman of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC). (PRNewsFoto)[JU]
 WASHINGTON, DC USA
 10/17/2005

Lorraine Martin of Lockheed Martin to Chair NCO Industry Consortium

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Vice President Lorraine Martin has assumed the role of chairman of the executive council of...

Sep 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

Seven New Members for NCOIC

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) announces seven new members, including one...

Aug 16, 2005, 01:00 ET
A F NETWORK CENTRIC OPERATIONS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM GINGER CARNEY NETWORK CENTRIC OPERATIONS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM GINGER CARNEY

Ginger Carney has been named export compliance director for the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC). (PRNewsFoto)[RV]
 WASHINGTON, DC USA
 08/16/2005

NCOIC Adds Export Compliance Director

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to an industry-wide technical approach to network centric operations (NCO), the...

Jun 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium Adds Seven Members

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) has announced the addition of seven member...