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Record Attendance at Japan Content Showcase 2017! ()
Record Attendance at Japan Content Showcase 2017! - on DefenceBriefing.net

Japan Content Showcase 2017 was held October 23-26 at Ikebukuro Sunshine City and the Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu. A record 19,549 people participated in sales meetings, excluding the TIMM Showcase Live.



Mitsubishi Electric Announces Concepts for Advanced Rail Travel ()
Mitsubishi Electric Announces Concepts for Advanced Rail Travel - on DefenceBriefing.net

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) today announced a variety of conceptual solutions for more convenient and comfortable rail stations and train cars, including enhancements such as barrier-free fare collection in stations, personalized onboard services, and more. The concepts will be on display at Mass-Trans Innovation Japan 2017 at the Makuhari Messe exhibition complex in Chiba, Japan from November 29 to December 1.



TV Plus Renews Commitment for Satellite Distribution Services on Premier Video Neighborhood Intelsat 19 ()
TV Plus Renews Commitment for Satellite Distribution Services on Premier Video Neighborhood Intelsat 19 - on DefenceBriefing.net

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, confirmed a multi-year satellite services agreement on Intelsat 19 with TV Plus, a Direct-to-Home television provider servicing diverse communities in Australia.



Top Trends in Global R&D Outsourcing Services Market - Technavio ()
Top Trends in Global R&D Outsourcing Services Market - Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Technavio’s latest market research report on the global R&D outsourcing services market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline.



Jack Ma-Backed YF Capital Invested in China's Largest Offline Data Platform-ZMT ()

Beijing Zmeng Network Technology Co.,Ltd. (ZMT), China's largest offline data service platform, has recently announced that it completed series B+ round financing worth 180 million yuan (US$ 27.1 million). YF Capital, founded by Alibaba chairman Jack Ma, led in Series B+ round financing, followed by IDG Capital Partners and Kinzon Capital. To date ZMT has raised 300 million yuan (US$ 45.2 million) in Series B found financing. According to Guang Yuhao, founder and CEO of ZMT, ZMT will focus on "offline data capitalization" after Series B round financing to further promote the upgrading of China's traditional retail industry, sharing economy and other new business types.



Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. Reports Inducement Grants to CEO Glenn Lurie Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) ()

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: SNCR) (the "Company" or “Synchronoss”), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging and digital transformation products, today announced that in connection with the appointment of Glenn Lurie as Chief Executive Officer, the Company entered into an employment agreement with Mr. Lurie which provided for the grant of restricted stock awards, stock options and performance stock awards. These inducement awards were approved by the Compensation Committee of Synchronoss’ Board of Directors and granted as an inducement equity award outside the Company's 2015 Equity Incentive Plan in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).



T-Mobile Announces Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend ()
T-Mobile Announces Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend - on DefenceBriefing.net

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: TMUS) (“T-Mobile”) announced today that the quarterly dividend on its 5.50% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (“Preferred Stock”) will be paid on December 15, 2017 to holders of record as of December 1, 2017. The dividend will be paid at a rate of $0.6875 per share of Preferred Stock.



Western Digital Announces Prepayment of €874 Million of Euro Term B Loans ()
Western Digital Announces Prepayment of €874 Million of Euro Term B Loans - on DefenceBriefing.net

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: WDC) (“Western Digital” or the “company”) today announced that it made a voluntary prepayment of its Euro-denominated term B-2 loans in full using cash on hand. This prepayment of the Euro-denominated term B-2 loans is consistent with the company’s commitment to deleveraging and is expected to generate annual cash interest savings of approximately $28 million beginning on Nov. 17, 2017, along with approximately $20 million of annual savings related to hedging costs of the Euro-denominated term B-2 loans.



Centrify Named a Leader for Identity-as-a-Service ()
Centrify Named a Leader for Identity-as-a-Service - on DefenceBriefing.net

Centrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, today announced Forrester Research Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, has named Centrify a “Leader” for Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) in The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service, Q4 2017 report. Most notably, Centrify topped all other vendors in this evaluation for execution of the company’s strategy. A complimentary copy of this report is available for download here.



Top 3 Drivers for Global Hoverboard Market | Technavio ()
Top 3 Drivers for Global Hoverboard Market | Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Technavio market research analysts forecast the global hoverboard market to grow at a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period, according to their latest report.



Innovation Trends in Global Retail and Payments 2017 - Research and Markets ()
Innovation Trends in Global Retail and Payments 2017 - Research and Markets - on DefenceBriefing.net

The "Innovation Trends in Global Retail and Payments 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.



The Boston Globe Names Integration Partners a Top Place to Work for 2017 ()
The Boston Globe Names Integration Partners a Top Place to Work for 2017 - on DefenceBriefing.net

Integration Partners has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 10th annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Top Places to Work 2017 issue is published online at Globe.com/topplaces and in The Boston Globe Magazine on November 19.



Public Storage Launches Holiday Stories Video Contest ()
Public Storage Launches Holiday Stories Video Contest - on DefenceBriefing.net

Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) is ringing in the season by inviting videographers to share their stories of a favorite holiday tradition or memory. The company is asking both employees and the general public to enter for a chance to win $250 in two separate judging categories.



Entercom Announces Launch of Entercom Audience Analytics ()
Entercom Announces Launch of Entercom Audience Analytics - on DefenceBriefing.net

Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) today announced the launch of Entercom Audience Analytics, a tool to offer advertisers unique data and analytic insights designed to optimize their advertising campaigns and improve return on investment. The enhanced analytics capability is powered by an exclusive partnership in Entercom markets with AnalyticOwl, a broadcast analytics platform used to measure effectiveness and audience response of radio advertising.



Taiwanese Notebook PC Industry, 3Q 2017 Report - Research and Markets ()
Taiwanese Notebook PC Industry, 3Q 2017 Report - Research and Markets - on DefenceBriefing.net

The "Taiwanese Notebook PC Industry, 3Q 2017" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.



Network Security and Visibility Get Boost with New TCG Trusted Network Communications (TNC) Specifications ()

Trusted Computing Group (TCG) today announced the Trusted Network Communications (TNC) Architecture 2.0, which expands the use cases and capabilities of TNC and enables efficient network security solutions that are more resistant to outsider attacks and insider threats.



Okta Named a Leader in Identity-as-a-Service ()

Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced that the company has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service, Q4 2017,* a report published by Forrester Research, Inc. The report evaluates seven Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) vendors across strategy, market presence and current offering, and Okta was positioned as a Leader, earning the highest ranking in both the “current offering” and “strategy” categories. The research was authored by Andras Cser and Merritt Maxim on November 17, 2017. A complimentary version of the report can be found here.



The Boston Globe Names Acceleration Partners a Top Place to Work ()
The Boston Globe Names Acceleration Partners a Top Place to Work - on DefenceBriefing.net

Acceleration Partners, the leading affiliate marketing agency focused on delivering brand-aligned customer acquisition programs for the world’s top brands, has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe’s employee-based survey.



Top 5 Vendors in the Global Waterproof Speakers Market 2017-2021 | Technavio ()
Top 5 Vendors in the Global Waterproof Speakers Market 2017-2021 | Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global waterproof speakers market report. This market research report also lists six other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period.



Global Industrial IoT Market Size, Trends & Forecasts 2017-2021 - Research and Markets ()
Global Industrial IoT Market Size, Trends & Forecasts 2017-2021 - Research and Markets - on DefenceBriefing.net

The "Global Industrial IoT Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.



Company Profile for Dreamworld AR ()
Company Profile for Dreamworld AR - on DefenceBriefing.net

Based in Silicon Valley, Dreamworld is the new frontier of augmented reality (AR). Believing in the value of "Tech for People", we strive to deliver the most cutting-edge yet affordable AR technologies to everyone. Our Dream Glass is designed for mobile platforms, being the first and sole to offer 100-degree field of view for less than $400, at a weight of around 200g.



Alternative Rock Radio Returns to New York City with the Launch of ALT 92.3 FM ()
Alternative Rock Radio Returns to New York City with the Launch of ALT 92.3 FM - on DefenceBriefing.net

Entercom Communications (NYSE: ETM) today announced that alternative rock returns to radio for the first time since 2011 in the largest media market in the country with the launch of ALT 92.3 FM, New York’s New Alternative.



CWDM8 MSA Group Releases 400G 2 km Optical Interface Specification for Data Center Optical Links ()

The CWDM8 MSA (8-wavelength Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing Multi-Source Agreement) Group today announced the release of a new technical specification for 400 Gb/s optical links up to 2 km over duplex single-mode fiber (SMF). The specification is available for download at www.cwdm8-msa.org. The MSA Group is also working on a 10 km 400 Gb/s specification and expects to release it by the end of the year.



BCD Travel and Concur Partner to Deliver Greater Hotel Content to Concur Travel ()
BCD Travel and Concur Partner to Deliver Greater Hotel Content to Concur Travel - on DefenceBriefing.net

BCD Travel’s clients who use Concur Travel will gain access to the same expansive hotel choices already available to travelers who book hotels using a BCD agent or the TripSource® app and website, BCD’s traveler engagement platform.



Hitachi Vantara Federal Closes Asset Transfer Agreement with Brocade ()
Hitachi Vantara Federal Closes Asset Transfer Agreement with Brocade - on DefenceBriefing.net

Hitachi Vantara Federal Corporation today announced that it has completed a definitive agreement to assume the transfer and control of certain Brocade U.S. Federal sensitive assets and service maintenance contracts. Under the terms of the agreement, the completion of the transaction occurred coincident with the close of Broadcom’s acquisition of Brocade that occurred earlier today. Financial terms of Hitachi Vantara Federal’s agreement with Brocade were not disclosed.



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· Jack Ma-Backed YF Capital Invested in China's Largest Offline Data Platform-ZMT (2017-11-18 04:06)

Beijing Zmeng Network Technology Co.,Ltd. (ZMT), China's largest offline data service platform, has recently announced that it completed series B+ round financing worth 180 million yuan (US$ 27.1 million). YF Capital, founded by Alibaba chairman Jack Ma, led in Series B+ round financing, followed by IDG Capital Partners and Kinzon Capital. To date ZMT has raised 300 million yuan (US$ 45.2 million) in Series B found financing. According to Guang Yuhao, founder and CEO of ZMT, ZMT will focus on "offline data capitalization" after Series B round financing to further promote the upgrading of China's traditional retail industry, sharing economy and other new business types.


· Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. Reports Inducement Grants to CEO Glenn Lurie Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4) (2017-11-17 21:46)

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: SNCR) (the "Company" or “Synchronoss”), a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging and digital transformation products, today announced that in connection with the appointment of Glenn Lurie as Chief Executive Officer, the Company entered into an employment agreement with Mr. Lurie which provided for the grant of restricted stock awards, stock options and performance stock awards. These inducement awards were approved by the Compensation Committee of Synchronoss’ Board of Directors and granted as an inducement equity award outside the Company's 2015 Equity Incentive Plan in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).


· Western Digital Announces Prepayment of €874 Million of Euro Term B Loans (2017-11-17 21:26)
Western Digital Announces Prepayment of €874 Million of Euro Term B Loans - on DefenceBriefing.net

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: WDC) (“Western Digital” or the “company”) today announced that it made a voluntary prepayment of its Euro-denominated term B-2 loans in full using cash on hand. This prepayment of the Euro-denominated term B-2 loans is consistent with the company’s commitment to deleveraging and is expected to generate annual cash interest savings of approximately $28 million beginning on Nov. 17, 2017, along with approximately $20 million of annual savings related to hedging costs of the Euro-denominated term B-2 loans.


· T-Mobile Announces Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend (2017-11-17 21:26)
T-Mobile Announces Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividend - on DefenceBriefing.net

T-Mobile US, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: TMUS) (“T-Mobile”) announced today that the quarterly dividend on its 5.50% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock (“Preferred Stock”) will be paid on December 15, 2017 to holders of record as of December 1, 2017. The dividend will be paid at a rate of $0.6875 per share of Preferred Stock.


· Centrify Named a Leader for Identity-as-a-Service (2017-11-17 20:26)
Centrify Named a Leader for Identity-as-a-Service - on DefenceBriefing.net

Centrify, the leader in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, today announced Forrester Research Inc., a leading industry analyst firm, has named Centrify a “Leader” for Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) in The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service, Q4 2017 report. Most notably, Centrify topped all other vendors in this evaluation for execution of the company’s strategy. A complimentary copy of this report is available for download here.


· Top 3 Drivers for Global Hoverboard Market | Technavio (2017-11-17 20:06)
Top 3 Drivers for Global Hoverboard Market | Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Technavio market research analysts forecast the global hoverboard market to grow at a CAGR of more than 4% during the forecast period, according to their latest report.


· The Boston Globe Names Integration Partners a Top Place to Work for 2017 (2017-11-17 19:46)
The Boston Globe Names Integration Partners a Top Place to Work for 2017 - on DefenceBriefing.net

Integration Partners has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 10th annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. The Top Places to Work 2017 issue is published online at Globe.com/topplaces and in The Boston Globe Magazine on November 19.


· Entercom Announces Launch of Entercom Audience Analytics (2017-11-17 19:26)
Entercom Announces Launch of Entercom Audience Analytics - on DefenceBriefing.net

Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) today announced the launch of Entercom Audience Analytics, a tool to offer advertisers unique data and analytic insights designed to optimize their advertising campaigns and improve return on investment. The enhanced analytics capability is powered by an exclusive partnership in Entercom markets with AnalyticOwl, a broadcast analytics platform used to measure effectiveness and audience response of radio advertising.


· Public Storage Launches Holiday Stories Video Contest (2017-11-17 19:26)
Public Storage Launches Holiday Stories Video Contest - on DefenceBriefing.net

Public Storage (NYSE: PSA) is ringing in the season by inviting videographers to share their stories of a favorite holiday tradition or memory. The company is asking both employees and the general public to enter for a chance to win $250 in two separate judging categories.


· Network Security and Visibility Get Boost with New TCG Trusted Network Communications (TNC) Specifications (2017-11-17 18:26)

Trusted Computing Group (TCG) today announced the Trusted Network Communications (TNC) Architecture 2.0, which expands the use cases and capabilities of TNC and enables efficient network security solutions that are more resistant to outsider attacks and insider threats.


· Okta Named a Leader in Identity-as-a-Service (2017-11-17 17:26)

Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced that the company has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Identity-As-A-Service, Q4 2017,* a report published by Forrester Research, Inc. The report evaluates seven Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) vendors across strategy, market presence and current offering, and Okta was positioned as a Leader, earning the highest ranking in both the “current offering” and “strategy” categories. The research was authored by Andras Cser and Merritt Maxim on November 17, 2017. A complimentary version of the report can be found here.


· Top 5 Vendors in the Global Waterproof Speakers Market 2017-2021 | Technavio (2017-11-17 16:06)
Top 5 Vendors in the Global Waterproof Speakers Market 2017-2021 | Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global waterproof speakers market report. This market research report also lists six other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period.


· The Boston Globe Names Acceleration Partners a Top Place to Work (2017-11-17 16:06)
The Boston Globe Names Acceleration Partners a Top Place to Work - on DefenceBriefing.net

Acceleration Partners, the leading affiliate marketing agency focused on delivering brand-aligned customer acquisition programs for the world’s top brands, has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe’s employee-based survey.


· Company Profile for Dreamworld AR (2017-11-17 15:46)
Company Profile for Dreamworld AR - on DefenceBriefing.net

Based in Silicon Valley, Dreamworld is the new frontier of augmented reality (AR). Believing in the value of "Tech for People", we strive to deliver the most cutting-edge yet affordable AR technologies to everyone. Our Dream Glass is designed for mobile platforms, being the first and sole to offer 100-degree field of view for less than $400, at a weight of around 200g.


· BCD Travel and Concur Partner to Deliver Greater Hotel Content to Concur Travel (2017-11-17 15:26)
BCD Travel and Concur Partner to Deliver Greater Hotel Content to Concur Travel - on DefenceBriefing.net

BCD Travel’s clients who use Concur Travel will gain access to the same expansive hotel choices already available to travelers who book hotels using a BCD agent or the TripSource® app and website, BCD’s traveler engagement platform.




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