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Celcite Management Solutions, a Herndon-based provider of tools and services for wireless networks, opened an office in Singapore to help clients in the Asia market improve the efficiency of their network operations. (Business Wire)

George Mason University’s School of Management began a venture capital fund to provide seed money and in-kind services for students interested in developing business products and services. The initial $150,000 was provided by donors, and plans call for growing the fund to $1 million. (News release)

General Dynamics Inc., a Falls Church defense company, acquired IPW Holdings Inc. of San Francisco, parent of IPWireless Inc. It is a provider of wireless network broadband services and hardware for first-responders and military clients. IPWireless will be renamed General Dynamics Broadband and operate as a subsidiary of General Dynamics C4 Systems of Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRNewswire)

Global Telecom & Technology Inc., a McLean provider of managed data services, bought nLayer Communications Inc. of Chicago. The move advanced Global Telecom’s goal of providing a broad array of data networking services to global markets. (Business Wire)

Long & Foster Real Estate Inc., a Chantilly-based real estate company, received the 2012 VOLT Award from SmartCEO magazine for its use of technology. Long & Foster undertook changes to its website, allowing consumers to search for customized home options more efficiently. (News release)

Northrop Grumman Inc., a Falls Church defense contractor, will give $1 million toward the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement program. VISTA is a partnership involving the state Department of Education, 47 school districts and six universities to motivate and prepare students for education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. (News release)

The Washington Redskins will invest $30 million to expand and upgrade its headquarters in Loudoun County. Gov. Bob McDonnell offered the team a $4 million performance-based grant based on those conditions. The team had been wooed by District of Columbia and Maryland to move its headquarters. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Six3 Systems Inc., a McLean-based provider of services and solutions to the intelligence market, bought Ticom Geomatics Inc., an Austin, Texas, provider of geolocation systems. The move will advance Six3’s efforts to address needs for real-time data by government intelligence services. (Business Wire)

Agilex Inc., a Chantilly technology company, was named Government Contracting Firm of the Year by the Technology Council of Maryland. The award recognizes the top contractor in the Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. region. (News release)

 

 

 


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