See Which Vienna Businesses Got PPP Loans

VIENNA, VA — Businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic were able to apply for federal relief through the U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In Vienna, there were numerous businesses receiving amounts in the millions.

The Small Business Administration released loan-level data for loan recipients of $150,000 or above, including business names, addresses, ZIP codes, business type, demographic data, non-profit information, name of lender, jobs supported, and loan amounts. The same data was also released for loan recipients below $150,000, except for business names and addresses.

PPP loans were established as part of the federal

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Ties between tech and government are deeper than previously known, research shows

Over the past two years, thousands of tech company employees have taken a stand: they do not want their labor and technical expertise to be used for projects with the military or law enforcement agencies.

Knowledge of such contracts, however, hasn’t been easy for tech workers to come by.

On Wednesday, newly published research from the technology accountability nonprofit Tech Inquiry revealed that the Department of Defense and federal law enforcement agencies including Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Federal Bureau of Prisons, have secured thousands of deals with Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Dell, IBM,

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Oracle offers to put its new cloud technology inside customer data centers

By Stephen Nellis

(Reuters) – Oracle Corp on Wednesday said it is now offering to put all of its cloud computing technology inside its customers’ data centers for an $18 million spending commitment over three years and has signed customers in Japan and Oman.

Cloud computing emerged more than a decade ago. Technology companies, such as Amazon.com’s Amazon Web Services, used their expertise at owning and operating data centers efficiently to rent out computing capacity and software tools to other businesses over the internet.

But many businesses that turned to cloud providers still handled at least part of their computing

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