Virginia port to get new service to Caribbean
June 18, 2009 1:11 PM
The Port of Virginia will become the first U.S. port of call on a new vessel service between the Caribbean and the U.S. East Coast, according to the Daily Press.
Department of Education chooses Sallie Mae for loan-servicing contract
June 18, 2009 1:10 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has chosen Reston-based Sallie Mae and three other companies to service $550 billion in federal student loans owned by the government.
Clean energy jobs are growing
June 17, 2009 5:20 PM
The emerging green energy sector is generating jobs nearly two and a half times faster than the overall economy, according to a report released today by the Washington-based Pew Charitable Trust.
Bankrupt BearingPoint completes sale to PricewaterhouseCoopers
June 17, 2009 1:33 PM
BearingPoint Inc., the bankrupt management and technology consulting firm, announced it has completed the sale of its North America Commercial Services business.
Charlottesville is first Virginia city to get “smart meters”
June 16, 2009 4:18 PM
Dominion Virginia Power rolls out its smart-grid technology program in Charlottesville
Microsoft program to provide online training for Virginia’s unemployed
June 15, 2009 4:34 PM
Unemployed Virginians will have access to free technology training under a public-private partnership between Microsoft and Virginia.
Senate approves change in tobacco regulation
June 12, 2009 11:42 AM
The U.S. Senate approved legislation Thursday to give the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate the content and advertising of tobacco products.