National Institute of Standards and Technology

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National Institute of Standards and Technology

A federal research laboratory in the United States. Established in 1901, it conducts research in various scientific fields and has contributed to developments in x-rays, smoke detectors, and pollution control, among other things. It is an agency under the U.S. Department of Commerce.
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Commerce Department investigators obtained internal ZTE documents--some of which had been marked by the company as "Top Secret"--outlining an alleged sanctions-busting scheme.
SBEA worked closely with the Commerce Department on this revised fee initiative, and commends the Department for its leadership.
A key benefit of using XML is that, as a standard being adopted by the federal government, it will simplify integration of the Observing Systems Architecture with NOAA's Enterprise Architecture and other Commerce Department architectures as needed.
At the government-to-government level, the Commerce Department works with its counterpart export control agencies in key transshipment countries, such as the Hong Kong Trade and Industry Department to strengthen the export control regimes, to have export control laws apply to both goods produced in country as well as goods in transit, and to strengthen the enforcement of such laws so as to prevent the illegal diversion of sensitive goods and technologies to terrorists or other unauthorized end-users.
filed a complaint with the Commerce Department, seeking antidumping investigations.
In one of the largest civil penalties ever involved in an export-control case, reported the Wall Street Journal, the Commerce Department "fined McDonnell Douglas $2.
According to the Commerce Department report, minorities owned 449 commercial radio and television stations in 2000 -- a jump of 33 percent since 1998.
How Clinton won the Cold War at the Commerce Department and saved Silicon Valley
Commerce Department chartered ICANN as a non-governmental nonprofit to I oversee the task.
SALES OF FURNITURE through retail stores helped retail sales finish the year at the fastest pace in four months, outstripping economists' expectations, the Commerce Department says.
The Commerce Department on Thursday issued a final dumping ruling against stainless steel sheet and strip imported from Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, bringing Washington closer to levying retaliatory duties on the products.
company knows that one of its clients is trying to make weapons of mass destruction, it can't sell any of the necessary technology to that country without applying for an export license from the Commerce Department.
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