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On Latest BizWireTV Accelerator Report: Augmented Reality Captures VC Attention and Health Insurance Goes Digital ()
On the latest BizWireTV Accelerator Report, LEAGUE sees support for their digital health insurance platform, Dr. Deepak Chopra finds a way to better your wellbeing, Meta gets the support they need to innovate AR and Notarize secures Series A financing. Also featured in the episode is this week’s startup standout, QuickZip Sheet Company, winning the 2016 Capital Championship Entrepreneurial Tournament.
SITRI and IEEE TC-CPS Partner to Research and Develop Standards for Cyber-Physical Systems of IoT ()
SITRI, the innovation center for accelerating the development and commercialization of “More than Moore” solutions to power the Internet of Things, and the IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems, an IEEE constituency which aims at promoting interdisciplinary research and education in the field of cyber-physical systems (CPS) and oversees all CPS related activities within IEEE, today announced the signing of a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for ongoing collaboration and cooperation in developing new technologies to power the emerging Samsung Internet of Things market.
Yahoo Expands Content Marketing Offerings with Yahoo Storytellers ()
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: YHOO) announced today the launch of Yahoo Storytellers, a full service content marketing studio for brands and agencies that leverages Yahoo’s editorial expertise, extensive data, and native advertising through Yahoo Gemini. Now marketers can leverage Yahoo Storytellers to successfully develop, distribute and measure premium branded content that meets consumers’ high expectations and drives engagement.
Vubiq Networks Appoints John Dilworth as Chief Executive Officer ()
Vubiq Networks, Inc., an innovator in 60 GHz V-Band wireless broadband solutions, today announced that John Dilworth has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Previously serving as VP of Business Development, Mr. Dilworth will replace departing CEO Ed Snyder, who has stepped down in order to pursue other opportunities.
Latin America - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs 2016 - Research and Markets ()
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Latin America - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs 2016" report to their offering.
Panasonic Announces Filing Form 15F to Terminate Its Reporting Obligations Under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act ()
Panasonic Corporation ([TOKYO:6752] “Panasonic”), hereby announces that it intends to file Form 15F with the SEC today to terminate its reporting obligations under Section 15(d) of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”).
Wireless Broadband Alliance: More Than Half of World’s Urban Population Has No Broadband Access ()
An independent research study commissioned by the Wireless Broadband Alliance, to mark today’s inaugural World Wi-Fi Day, reveals the extent of the digital divide that exists globally – most notably in some of the world’s largest cities. The study reveals the majority (57%) of the global urban population remains unconnected, with more than a third (37%) living in some of the world’s wealthiest cities. The report, undertaken by Maravedis Rethink Research, aims to identify the amount of unconnected citizens living in urban areas across the globe, in both developed and emerging economies.
New JDA/Centiro Customer Pulse 2016 Report Reveals One-Third of Online Consumers Switch Retailers Due to Minimum Order Thresholds ()
Nearly a third (31%) of UK online shoppers shopped elsewhere as a result of encountering minimum order thresholds, according to the JDA/Centiro Customer Pulse 2016 Report conducted by YouGov (tweet this). Of those people who had ever bought an item online, 33% chose an alternative delivery/collection option (even if it was less convenient / took longer). However, 29% bought more items to exceed the minimum order threshold (tweet this). These findings follow separate JDA/PwC research1 earlier in the year which revealed that 39% of global retail CEOs planned to raise the minimum order value for free home delivery and 31% said they would charge for Click & Collect.
Tenable Network Security Earns Placement on The Washington Post’s Top DC Workplaces for Third Straight Year ()
Tenable Network Security®, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, today announced it has been selected as one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces for a third consecutive year based on ratings from Tenable employees.
Tenable Network Security Partners with Thycotic to Simplify Credential Management for Authenticated Assessments ()
Tenable Network Security®, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, today announced a technology alliance partnership with Thycotic, a provider of privileged account management (PAM) solutions for more than 3,500 organizations worldwide, bringing customers a more simplified and secure credentials management solution.
Mellanox HPC-X Framework Extends Smart In-Network Computing()
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ-NMS: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the Mellanox HPC-X™ Scalable Framework, targeted for data centric and HPC applications, is extending its support for In-Network Computing which will dramatically increase HPC application performance. The Mellanox HPC-X Scalable Framework is a comprehensive software suite that includes the Message Passing Interface (MPI), Shared Memory (SHMEM) and Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) communications libraries for high-performance computing environments, and provides enhancements to significantly increase the scalability and performance of message communications in the network.
Mellanox and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Announce Joint Collaboration to Design Exascale System()
Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ-NMS: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems today announced a joint technology collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to architect, design and explore technologies for future Exascale platforms. The agreement will explore the advanced capabilities of Mellanox interconnect technology while focusing on a new generation of in-network computing architecture and the laboratory application requirements. This collaboration will also enable the DOE lab, through its Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation (known as CENATE), and Mellanox to effectively explore new software and hardware synergies that can drive high performance computing to the next level.
Mellanox Solutions Accelerate the Fastest Supercomputer in the World ()
Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ-NMS: MLNX), a leading supplier of end-to-end interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that Mellanox interconnect solutions accelerate the world’s fastest supercomputer, at the supercomputing center in Wuxi, China. The new number one supercomputer delivers 93 Petaflops (3 times higher compared to the previous top system), connecting nearly 41 thousand nodes and more than ten million CPU cores. The offloading architecture of the Mellanox interconnect solution is the key to providing world leading performance, scalability and efficiency, connecting the highest number of nodes and CPU cores within a single supercomputer.
Accenture Acquires Maglan, Expands Security Services in Israel ()
Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today it has acquired Maglan, a privately-held Israeli cybersecurity company specializing in offensive cyber simulation, vulnerability countermeasures, cyber forensics and malware defenses, and IT security research and development with a focus on threat intelligence. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Integral Announces OCX RiskNet, a Mid-point Matching Engine for Banks, Retail Brokers and Investment Managers ()
Integral Development Corp. (www.integral.com), the only provider of end-to-end electronic FX trading platforms, today announced OCX RiskNet™, a mid-point matching engine by which Integral’s customers can offset their risk safely and anonymously with other customers. OCX RiskNet has been in use with select customers for several months and is now made available to the broad FX community for all major currency pairs. It is seamlessly integrated with FX Cloud™, Integral’s market-leading trading platform.
Accenture Opens Doors to Cybersecurity R&D Lab in Israel to Advance Security Innovations ()
Accenture’s new Cybersecurity R&D Lab in Israel officially opened its doors today, marking another key milestone in the company’s cybersecurity expansion and leadership. The Accenture (NYSE: ACN) Lab will focus on unique cybersecurity R&D projects in advanced threat intelligence, active defense and Industrial Internet of Things security by applying the latest developments in artificial intelligence, blockchain and advanced analytics from across Accenture’s global network of labs and innovation centers.
Univa Announces Support for New Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor With the Release of Grid Engine 8.4.0 ()
ISC High Performance Conference, Booth 1216 - Univa, a leading innovator of workload management, today announced the release of Univa Grid Engine Version 8.4.0 with preview support for the Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor (formerly code-named “Knights Landing”), enabling enterprises to launch and control jobs on Intel Xeon Phi processor-based systems. The update simplifies running and managing applications on Intel Xeon Phi processor-based clusters.
Kiosked 360 Panorama Experiences Launches at Cannes Lions ()
Kiosked, the leading, global Advertising Automation platform, today unveiled its 360° Panorama experiences at Cannes Lions. Empowering the world’s largest publishers and brands with the ability to extend virtual reality experiences to consumers, the new Kiosked offering is available today worldwide. With more than 15,000 delegates from 100 countries in attendance at Cannes Lions, this represents a landmark launch for the company.