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Boomtown Accelerator Appoints CFO, Adds First-of-its-Kind Expertise to Program ()

Boomtown accelerator, a 12-week program that supports and empowers startups, today announced Jason Searfoss as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), adding a new dimension and expertise to the innovative accelerator program.



Back to School Means Powering up the Computer ()
Back to School Means Powering up the Computer - on DefenceBriefing.net

Students at Insight Schools of California (ISCA) will begin their 2016-2017 school year on August 29. This marks the third year of operation in the state for the accredited, full-time, online public charter schools.



Maine Virtual Academy Celebrates Start of 2016-2017 School Year ()
Maine Virtual Academy Celebrates Start of 2016-2017 School Year - on DefenceBriefing.net

Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA), a statewide online public charter school, will begin the 2016-2017 school year on August 29. As an online public school program authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission, MEVA is tuition-free for students in grades 7-12 who reside anywhere in the state.



LAPD Introduces Early Lingo Foreign Language Learning at Newton Community Youth Activities League ()
LAPD Introduces Early Lingo Foreign Language Learning at Newton Community Youth Activities League - on DefenceBriefing.net

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and Newton Community Youth Activities League (CYAL) will begin offering French language instruction through a partnership with Early Lingo, the award-winning foreign language learning system for children aged 0-9 years. The free, 1-hour education sessions using iPad devices will be available to area families beginning Tuesday, August 30 at 4 p.m. at the Newton Community Police Station, located at 3400 South Central Ave.



Balfour Beatty Communities Receives Customer Service Excellence Honors from Navy Housing Residents ()
Balfour Beatty Communities Receives Customer Service Excellence Honors from Navy Housing Residents - on DefenceBriefing.net

Balfour Beatty Communities has been recognized for customer service excellence across its Navy Southeast housing portfolio, earning both Platinum A List Awards and A List Awards from CEL & Associates, Inc. as a result of a comprehensive satisfaction survey recently conducted with residents living in Navy Southeast family housing communities managed by Balfour Beatty Communities.



Presence of Leading Semiconductor Foundries in APAC Driving the Global Probe Card Market Until 2020: Technavio ()
Presence of Leading Semiconductor Foundries in APAC Driving the Global Probe Card Market Until 2020: Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

The global probe card market is expected grow at a CAGR of 4.38% during the forecast period, according to Technavio’s latest report.



Mediacom Communications Announces Free International Calls to Italy in Wake of Devastating Earthquake ()
Mediacom Communications Announces Free International Calls to Italy in Wake of Devastating Earthquake - on DefenceBriefing.net

In response to the deadly and destructive earthquake that rattled Italy earlier this week, Mediacom Communications today announced the company is offering its customers free international phone calls to Italy through September 5, 2016.



Web Conferencing Market Analysis: By Type, End-Use Industry & Geography - Forecast to 2021 - Research and Markets ()
Web Conferencing Market Analysis: By Type, End-Use Industry & Geography - Forecast to 2021 - Research and Markets - on DefenceBriefing.net

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Web Conferencing Market - Forecast to 2021" report to their offering.



iQ Academy California—Los Angeles Students Log on for Their First Day of School ()
iQ Academy California—Los Angeles Students Log on for Their First Day of School - on DefenceBriefing.net

Students enrolled at iQ Academy California—Los Angeles (iQLA) will begin their 2016-2017 school year on August 29. But rather than rush out the door to get to the school bus, students will simply power up their computer from the comfort of their homes. iQLA is an innovative, personalized middle and high school option for college and technical career-minded students.



Audio Conferencing Services Market Analysis: By Delivery Model, Application - With Forecast (2016-2021) - Research and Markets ()
Audio Conferencing Services Market Analysis: By Delivery Model, Application - With Forecast (2016-2021) - Research and Markets - on DefenceBriefing.net

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Audio Conferencing Services Market - With Forecast (2016-2021)" report to their offering.



Credit Czar Howe to Senator Sherrod Brown and the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy: Listen to Audio of Federal Crime and Let’s Meet for Solution ()
Credit Czar Howe to Senator Sherrod Brown and the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy: Listen to Audio of Federal Crime and Let’s Meet for Solution - on DefenceBriefing.net

SubscriberWise®, the leading provider of analytics driven subscriber decision management technology and the nation's largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry, announced today that global Credit Czar and SubscriberWise founder David Howe followed the directive of Senator Sherrod Brown’s office and scheduled a request for a meeting. Howe has been working relentlessly to protect children for many years.



Pittsburgh Students Prepare for a Fresh Start in 2016-2017 School Year ()
Pittsburgh Students Prepare for a Fresh Start in 2016-2017 School Year - on DefenceBriefing.net

Students at Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (HHPACS) a tuition-free Pittsburgh public charter school, will begin their 2016-2017 school year on Aug. 31, thankful for a second chance to get their education back on track and earn a diploma.



Yahoo Esports and ESL Team Up for Live Streaming & Content Partnership ()
Yahoo Esports and ESL Team Up for Live Streaming & Content Partnership - on DefenceBriefing.net

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: YHOO) today announced that Yahoo Esports is entering into a two year agreement with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, to bring esports to mainstream audiences via distribution across Yahoo’s properties. Additionally, Yahoo Esports and ESL will collaborate on the development of new tournaments to be covered and distributed by Yahoo, with new exciting integrated sponsorship opportunities for advertisers.



IoT Platforms and Software - Revenues Will Grow to 3 Billion Worldwide by 2021 - Research and Markets ()
IoT Platforms and Software - Revenues Will Grow to 3 Billion Worldwide by 2021 - Research and Markets - on DefenceBriefing.net

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "IoT Platforms and Software - 2nd Edition" report to their offering.



Industrial Wireless Sensor Network Market to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of 15% until 2020, Declares Technavio ()
Industrial Wireless Sensor Network Market to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of 15% until 2020, Declares Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Technavio analysts forecast the global industrial wireless sensor network (IWSN) market likely to reach USD 954.06 million by 2020, according to their latest report.



91% of Wisconsin Virtual Academy Students Benefitted Academically From Curriculum in 2015-2016 ()
91% of Wisconsin Virtual Academy Students Benefitted Academically From Curriculum in 2015-2016 - on DefenceBriefing.net

Students at Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), a full-time online public charter school authorized by the McFarland School District, will return for their 2016-2017 school year on September 1 as the program marks its 8th year of operation in the state. According to a spring 2016 survey conducted by Edge Research, 91% of the families with students enrolled in the school during the 2015-2016 school year felt that their child had benefitted academically from the curriculum.



University of Texas at Austin and Technical University of Dresden PhD Students to Receive International High Performance Computing Fellowships ()
University of Texas at Austin and Technical University of Dresden PhD Students to Receive International High Performance Computing Fellowships - on DefenceBriefing.net

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) announced today that Johann Rudi of The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (The University of Texas at Austin) and Axel Huebl of Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (Technical University of Dresden) are the recipients of the 2016 ACM/IEEE George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships. Rudi is recognized for his work on a recent project, “Extreme-Scale Implicit Solver for Nonlinear, Multiscale, and Heterogeneous Stokes Flow in the Earth’s Mantle,” while Huebl is recognized for his work, “Scalable, Many-core Particle-in-cell Algorithms to Simulate Next Generation Particle Accelerators and Corresponding Large-scale Data Analytics.”



Sterling Partners’ Education Opportunity Fund Partners with Panopto to Fuel Company Growth and Expansion ()
Sterling Partners’ Education Opportunity Fund Partners with Panopto to Fuel Company Growth and Expansion - on DefenceBriefing.net

Sterling Partners’ Education Opportunity Fund, a fund focused on partnering with purpose-driven companies and leaders who foster innovation within the education sector, announced today that it has invested in Panopto. Panopto’s partnership with the Education Opportunity Fund will allow the company to build upon its position as a technology leader in video content management, recording, and live streaming, and will fuel Panopto’s plans for business expansion.



CCM Hockey to Unveil Skills App in Time for the Start of 2016-17 Youth Hockey Season ()

CCM, the world’s most innovative hockey equipment company, is introducing a new app designed to enhance player performance on August 26th. Available through the Apple Store and Google Play, the CCM Skills App will be available for free download.



Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin Opens for Inaugural School Year ()
Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin Opens for Inaugural School Year - on DefenceBriefing.net

Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin, a career and technical education-focused online high school, welcomes students for the new school year, which begins September 1, 2016. Destinations Career Academy uses a curriculum that offers a comprehensive end-to-end approach designed to prepare students to enter the workforce or pursue other post-secondary options. The tuition-free online public charter school is open to students statewide in grades 9-12 and serves full-time students in addition to offering a part-time option through the Department of Public Instruction’s Course Options, which allows students to remain enrolled in their current school district while taking 1-2 online courses with Destinations Career Academy.



Top 3 Trends Impacting the HDMI and DisplayPort Market until 2020: Technavio ()
Top 3 Trends Impacting the HDMI and DisplayPort Market until 2020: Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Technavio’s latest report on the global HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) and DisplayPort market provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline.



Naspers Limited: Results of Annual General Meeting ()

Naspers Limited (Naspers) (JSE: NPN, LSE: NPSN) The 102nd annual general meeting (AGM) of Naspers Limited was held this morning in the Media24 Centre at 40 Heerengracht, Cape Town, South Africa.



Adapt Telephony Services Wins Interactive Intelligence Conquest Award ()
Adapt Telephony Services Wins Interactive Intelligence Conquest Award - on DefenceBriefing.net

Adapt Telephony Services has won the Interactive Intelligence Conquest Award for signing the most new Interactive Intelligence customers during the period of May 1, 2015 to March 30, 2016. This is the fifth consecutive year Adapt has won this award.



RiskSense Selected Best Cyber Risk Management Software of the Year ()
RiskSense Selected Best Cyber Risk Management Software of the Year - on DefenceBriefing.net

RiskSense® Inc., the pioneer and market leader in pro-active cyber risk management, today announced that the company’s cyber risk management platform was selected Best Cyber Risk Management Software of 2016 in the 8th Annual Security Products Magazine New Product of the Year Awards. The RiskSense Platform was recognized for its innovations in intelligence-driven cyber risk analytics, which identify threats in near real-time based on business risk criticality across the entire attack surface of an organization, and prioritize closed-loop remediation efforts.



Geofeedia Announces Latitude 2016 Conference ()

Geofeedia, a leader in location-based social media intelligence, today announced that Latitude 2016, the company’s second annual user conference, will take place on October 5-6, 2016 at Navy Pier. More than 300 corporate security and public sector professionals will share social media best practices on risk mitigation during a series of interactive sessions with industry thought-leaders.



Latest tech videos:



· Boomtown Accelerator Appoints CFO, Adds First-of-its-Kind Expertise to Program (2016-08-26 22:06)

Boomtown accelerator, a 12-week program that supports and empowers startups, today announced Jason Searfoss as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), adding a new dimension and expertise to the innovative accelerator program.


· Back to School Means Powering up the Computer (2016-08-26 21:46)
Back to School Means Powering up the Computer - on DefenceBriefing.net

Students at Insight Schools of California (ISCA) will begin their 2016-2017 school year on August 29. This marks the third year of operation in the state for the accredited, full-time, online public charter schools.


· Maine Virtual Academy Celebrates Start of 2016-2017 School Year (2016-08-26 21:26)
Maine Virtual Academy Celebrates Start of 2016-2017 School Year - on DefenceBriefing.net

Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA), a statewide online public charter school, will begin the 2016-2017 school year on August 29. As an online public school program authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission, MEVA is tuition-free for students in grades 7-12 who reside anywhere in the state.


· LAPD Introduces Early Lingo Foreign Language Learning at Newton Community Youth Activities League (2016-08-26 20:46)
LAPD Introduces Early Lingo Foreign Language Learning at Newton Community Youth Activities League - on DefenceBriefing.net

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and Newton Community Youth Activities League (CYAL) will begin offering French language instruction through a partnership with Early Lingo, the award-winning foreign language learning system for children aged 0-9 years. The free, 1-hour education sessions using iPad devices will be available to area families beginning Tuesday, August 30 at 4 p.m. at the Newton Community Police Station, located at 3400 South Central Ave.


· Presence of Leading Semiconductor Foundries in APAC Driving the Global Probe Card Market Until 2020: Technavio (2016-08-26 18:06)
Presence of Leading Semiconductor Foundries in APAC Driving the Global Probe Card Market Until 2020: Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

The global probe card market is expected grow at a CAGR of 4.38% during the forecast period, according to Technavio’s latest report.


· Balfour Beatty Communities Receives Customer Service Excellence Honors from Navy Housing Residents (2016-08-26 18:06)
Balfour Beatty Communities Receives Customer Service Excellence Honors from Navy Housing Residents - on DefenceBriefing.net

Balfour Beatty Communities has been recognized for customer service excellence across its Navy Southeast housing portfolio, earning both Platinum A List Awards and A List Awards from CEL & Associates, Inc. as a result of a comprehensive satisfaction survey recently conducted with residents living in Navy Southeast family housing communities managed by Balfour Beatty Communities.


· Mediacom Communications Announces Free International Calls to Italy in Wake of Devastating Earthquake (2016-08-26 17:46)
Mediacom Communications Announces Free International Calls to Italy in Wake of Devastating Earthquake - on DefenceBriefing.net

In response to the deadly and destructive earthquake that rattled Italy earlier this week, Mediacom Communications today announced the company is offering its customers free international phone calls to Italy through September 5, 2016.


· Yahoo Esports and ESL Team Up for Live Streaming & Content Partnership (2016-08-26 17:26)
Yahoo Esports and ESL Team Up for Live Streaming & Content Partnership - on DefenceBriefing.net

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: YHOO) today announced that Yahoo Esports is entering into a two year agreement with ESL, the world’s largest esports company, to bring esports to mainstream audiences via distribution across Yahoo’s properties. Additionally, Yahoo Esports and ESL will collaborate on the development of new tournaments to be covered and distributed by Yahoo, with new exciting integrated sponsorship opportunities for advertisers.


· Pittsburgh Students Prepare for a Fresh Start in 2016-2017 School Year (2016-08-26 17:26)
Pittsburgh Students Prepare for a Fresh Start in 2016-2017 School Year - on DefenceBriefing.net

Students at Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (HHPACS) a tuition-free Pittsburgh public charter school, will begin their 2016-2017 school year on Aug. 31, thankful for a second chance to get their education back on track and earn a diploma.


· Credit Czar Howe to Senator Sherrod Brown and the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy: Listen to Audio of Federal Crime and Let"s Meet for Solution (2016-08-26 17:26)
Credit Czar Howe to Senator Sherrod Brown and the Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy: Listen to Audio of Federal Crime and Let’s Meet for Solution - on DefenceBriefing.net

SubscriberWise®, the leading provider of analytics driven subscriber decision management technology and the nation's largest issuing consumer reporting agency for the communications industry, announced today that global Credit Czar and SubscriberWise founder David Howe followed the directive of Senator Sherrod Brown’s office and scheduled a request for a meeting. Howe has been working relentlessly to protect children for many years.


· iQ Academy California—Los Angeles Students Log on for Their First Day of School (2016-08-26 17:26)
iQ Academy California—Los Angeles Students Log on for Their First Day of School - on DefenceBriefing.net

Students enrolled at iQ Academy California—Los Angeles (iQLA) will begin their 2016-2017 school year on August 29. But rather than rush out the door to get to the school bus, students will simply power up their computer from the comfort of their homes. iQLA is an innovative, personalized middle and high school option for college and technical career-minded students.


· University of Texas at Austin and Technical University of Dresden PhD Students to Receive International High Performance Computing Fellowships (2016-08-26 17:06)
University of Texas at Austin and Technical University of Dresden PhD Students to Receive International High Performance Computing Fellowships - on DefenceBriefing.net

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) announced today that Johann Rudi of The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (The University of Texas at Austin) and Axel Huebl of Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (Technical University of Dresden) are the recipients of the 2016 ACM/IEEE George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships. Rudi is recognized for his work on a recent project, “Extreme-Scale Implicit Solver for Nonlinear, Multiscale, and Heterogeneous Stokes Flow in the Earth’s Mantle,” while Huebl is recognized for his work, “Scalable, Many-core Particle-in-cell Algorithms to Simulate Next Generation Particle Accelerators and Corresponding Large-scale Data Analytics.”


· 91% of Wisconsin Virtual Academy Students Benefitted Academically From Curriculum in 2015-2016 (2016-08-26 17:06)
91% of Wisconsin Virtual Academy Students Benefitted Academically From Curriculum in 2015-2016 - on DefenceBriefing.net

Students at Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), a full-time online public charter school authorized by the McFarland School District, will return for their 2016-2017 school year on September 1 as the program marks its 8th year of operation in the state. According to a spring 2016 survey conducted by Edge Research, 91% of the families with students enrolled in the school during the 2015-2016 school year felt that their child had benefitted academically from the curriculum.


· Industrial Wireless Sensor Network Market to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of 15% until 2020, Declares Technavio (2016-08-26 17:06)
Industrial Wireless Sensor Network Market to Grow at an Impressive CAGR of 15% until 2020, Declares Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Technavio analysts forecast the global industrial wireless sensor network (IWSN) market likely to reach USD 954.06 million by 2020, according to their latest report.


· Sterling Partners" Education Opportunity Fund Partners with Panopto to Fuel Company Growth and Expansion (2016-08-26 17:06)
Sterling Partners’ Education Opportunity Fund Partners with Panopto to Fuel Company Growth and Expansion - on DefenceBriefing.net

Sterling Partners’ Education Opportunity Fund, a fund focused on partnering with purpose-driven companies and leaders who foster innovation within the education sector, announced today that it has invested in Panopto. Panopto’s partnership with the Education Opportunity Fund will allow the company to build upon its position as a technology leader in video content management, recording, and live streaming, and will fuel Panopto’s plans for business expansion.




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