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September 1, 1990 | From Associated Press
Harris Corp. and two executives of its digital telephone division were indicted Friday on charges of conspiring to pay bribes to Colombian officials for help obtaining government telecommunications contracts. Harris Corp., which makes telephone switching equipment at its Digital Telephone Systems division in Novato, Calif., was named in the five-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in San Francisco. The indictment also charged John D.
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August 10, 2001 | Bloomberg News
A shareholder in Irvine computer-chip maker Intersil Corp. filed a lawsuit contending that Harris Corp., a military radio and cellular telephone system maker, improperly sold Intersil stock for an $8.8 million profit. Aron Rosenberg, in a suit filed last week in federal court in Delaware, says Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris bought more than 8,000 shares of Intersil preferred stock in 1999.
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January 1, 1992 | From Reuters
The Federal Aviation Administration awarded a $1.66-billion contract Tuesday to Harris Corp. for development of a communications system to control airplanes as they fly between U.S. cities. The 15-year contract calls for equipment to be installed over the next four years, beginning with the FAA's technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The FAA said the new radio and telephone voice switching system would replace aging communications systems that it now leases.
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August 29, 2000 | BARBARA MURPHY
Harris Corp.'s Network Support Division in Camarillo, which makes telecommunications testing equipment, has been awarded a Silver Quality Award from SBC Communications Inc. The award recognizes Harris' commitment to product and service performance, joint quality initiatives, diversity programs and reduction of the customer's total cost of ownership.
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December 21, 1993 | KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Florida-based communications firm could lose its hold on an $80-million Orange County law enforcement communications contract for failing to meet technical standards demanded by a special review team, officials said Monday. Although the Harris Corp. enjoyed the support of Sheriff Brad Gates in winning tentative approval for one of the biggest contracts in recent county history, officials said the firm could not satisfy terms necessary for final approval by the Board of Supervisors.
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January 26, 1994 | KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Even as they await the outcome of a criminal investigation into allegations of a rigged bidding process, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday awarded an $80-million contract for a law enforcement radio system to giant Motorola Communications Inc. The board's decision came after officials representing a competing firm--Harris Corp.--assailed the county's contractual process as riddled with improprieties and set up to favor communications giant Motorola.
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April 21, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Harris Corp., a communications-equipment supplier, agreed to buy Lucent Technologies Inc.'s microwave radio unit for an undisclosed amount. Shares in Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris rose 25 cents to close at $28.56, and Murray Hill, N.J.-based Lucent closed up 25 cents at $63, both on the NYSE.
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October 29, 1996
Copyprint of California has been acquired by Harris Corp.'s Lanier Worldwide Inc. unit, the companies announced Monday. Terms were not disclosed. Atlanta-based Harris Corp. said Copyprint will operate as Lanier/Copyprint and become the Southern California hub for Lanier Professional Services Inc. Copyprint's president and owner, George Kemptner, will become vice president of sales and marketing for Lanier/Copyprint. All of Copyprint's employees will be offered positions within Lanier/Copyprint.
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September 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Harris Semiconductor Cuts Jobs: The Harris Corp. division said a worldwide semiconductor glut has forced it to cut 2,000 jobs in a move to save the company $70 million each year. The division will lose 900 jobs in the United States and 1,100 overseas out of a work force of more than 11,000 as it cuts management levels and centralizes some functions, the company said. Employees will get severance benefits based on length of service and outplacement help, paid for as part of the Melbourne, Fla.
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April 21, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Harris Corp., a communications-equipment supplier, agreed to buy Lucent Technologies Inc.'s microwave radio unit for an undisclosed amount. Shares in Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris rose 25 cents to close at $28.56, and Murray Hill, N.J.-based Lucent closed up 25 cents at $63, both on the NYSE.
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July 21, 1998 | From Bloomberg News
Harris Corp. said Monday that it will cut 2,300 jobs, or 8% of its work force, and restructure parts of its semiconductor business in the face of a persistent slump in the chip industry. Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris, a maker of copiers, electronic imaging equipment and health-care information management products, said 1,900 of the job cuts will come in its unit that makes semiconductors for use in communications and power-management equipment and satellites.
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October 29, 1996
Copyprint of California has been acquired by Harris Corp.'s Lanier Worldwide Inc. unit, the companies announced Monday. Terms were not disclosed. Atlanta-based Harris Corp. said Copyprint will operate as Lanier/Copyprint and become the Southern California hub for Lanier Professional Services Inc. Copyprint's president and owner, George Kemptner, will become vice president of sales and marketing for Lanier/Copyprint. All of Copyprint's employees will be offered positions within Lanier/Copyprint.
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August 15, 1995 | REPORTER B. NAME, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sitting comfortably in his swivel chair, facing a computer console, Dr. Robert B. Lufkin goes to work. Lufkin, a radiologist at the UCLA Medical Center, specializes in reading neurological images--"Everything from the neck up"--and the bright screen in front of him has his full attention. On the screen are 24 CAT-scan views of a female patient's head. Lufkin is looking for evidence of cancerous growths.
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March 13, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Electronics Maker to Expand Operations: Harris Corp. plans to invest about $100 million in Malaysia over the next five years, the firm's chief executive said. John T. Hartley said the company's Malaysia factory will become Harris' main computer chip operation in Asia. The Florida-based company is moving its Singapore manufacturing operations to Malaysia. Harris already employs more than 4,000 people there.
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November 4, 1994 | MATT LAIT
A Florida-based communications firm that lost a bid to supply the county with an $80-million law enforcement communication system has accused county officials of tampering with the bidding process and conspiring to award the project to a competitor. In a claim filed against the county this week, Harris Corp. alleges that the county was unfairly biased against the company in favor of Motorola Communications and Electronics Inc.
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June 7, 1985
Harris Corp. won an $8.5--million contract for cruise missile radar altimeter test equipment.
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August 29, 2000 | BARBARA MURPHY
Harris Corp.'s Network Support Division in Camarillo, which makes telecommunications testing equipment, has been awarded a Silver Quality Award from SBC Communications Inc. The award recognizes Harris' commitment to product and service performance, joint quality initiatives, diversity programs and reduction of the customer's total cost of ownership.
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April 23, 1994 | BY ANNA CEKOLA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Orange County district attorney's office has concluded there was no criminal wrongdoing involved in the contested selection process for an $80-million county law enforcement radio contract awarded to Motorola Communications and Electronics Inc. Prosecutors began reviewing allegations by the Florida-based Harris Corp. in January that the selection process for the contract was rigged to favor communications giant Motorola. Deputy Dist Atty. Randy J.
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January 26, 1994 | KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Even as they await the outcome of a criminal investigation into allegations of a rigged bidding process, the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday awarded an $80-million contract for a law enforcement radio system to giant Motorola Communications Inc. The board's decision came after officials representing a competing firm--Harris Corp.--assailed the county's contractual process as riddled with improprieties and set up to favor communications giant Motorola.
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