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News: IT at home: Brother to Demonstrate Advances in Retail Printing to Enhance the Shopper Experience and Deliver Operations Efficiency at NRF 2018  Brother to Demonstrate Advances in Retail Printing to Enhance the Shopper Experience and Deliver Operations Efficiency at NRF 2018
Brother to Demonstrate Advances in Retail Printing to Enhance the Shopper Experience and Deliver Operations Efficiency at NRF 2018 - on DefenceBriefing.net

Brother International Corporation will highlight its comprehensive array of retail printing solutions at the National Retail Federation (NRF) event, January 14 -16 at Javits Center in New York City. Brother will share space at Booth #709 with four of its mobile technology solution partners to demonstrate real-world retail advances in print technology.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 12:26 pm
News: IT at home: Assurant and The Warranty Group Amend Deal Structure  Assurant and The Warranty Group Amend Deal Structure
Assurant and The Warranty Group Amend Deal Structure - on DefenceBriefing.net

Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), a premier global provider of risk management solutions, and The Warranty Group, a global leader of protection plans and related programs, and a portfolio company of TPG Capital, today jointly announced that they have amended the structure of their $2.5 billion transaction, previously announced on October 18, 2017. Under the revised terms, Assurant, Inc. will acquire TWG Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries, and remain a Delaware corporation. This change follows recently enacted U.S. tax legislation and allows Assurant to simplify the overall deal structure and optimize the transaction financing mix. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2018, subject to regulatory and other customary closing conditions.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 11:46 am
News: IT at home: Lattice Semiconductor to Showcase Latest Innovations in Edge Connectivity and Computing Solutions at CES 2018  Lattice Semiconductor to Showcase Latest Innovations in Edge Connectivity and Computing Solutions at CES 2018
Lattice Semiconductor to Showcase Latest Innovations in Edge Connectivity and Computing Solutions at CES 2018 - on DefenceBriefing.net

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: LSCC):

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 11:26 am
News: IT at home: Bomgar Remote Support Improves Security, User and Customer Experience  Bomgar Remote Support Improves Security, User and Customer Experience
Bomgar Remote Support Improves Security, User and Customer Experience - on DefenceBriefing.net

Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, today released the latest version of its Remote Support solution. Bomgar Remote Support enables IT service desks and customer support centers to access and fix nearly any remote device, running any platform, located anywhere in the world. Technicians using Bomgar can quickly connect to, view, and control remote systems and devices, chat and collaborate with end-users or other technicians, all while improving remote access security.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 09:26 am
News: IT at home: Jeff Henderson Joins Lumileds as SVP of Corporate Development  Jeff Henderson Joins Lumileds as SVP of Corporate Development
Jeff Henderson Joins Lumileds as SVP of Corporate Development - on DefenceBriefing.net

Lumileds announced the appointment of Jeff Henderson as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, effective January 8. Henderson has over 25 years of experience in numerous executive roles, most recently at Keysight Technologies.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 08:26 am
News: IT at home: McAfee and ASUS Team Extend Partnership to Deliver Comprehensive Security to Consumers  McAfee and ASUS Team Extend Partnership to Deliver Comprehensive Security to Consumers
McAfee and ASUS Team Extend Partnership to Deliver Comprehensive Security to Consumers - on DefenceBriefing.net

McAfee today announced further collaboration with ASUS to provide pre-installed security software on ASUS laptops and PCs worldwide. ASUS customers who purchase a new PC will receive a free 30-day trial of McAfee LiveSafe cross-device security software, which protects PCs, smartphones and tablets.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 05:26 am
News: IT at home: McAfee® Identity Theft Protection Helps Deliver Peace of Mind to Consumers in the Face of Mounting Data Breaches  McAfee® Identity Theft Protection Helps Deliver Peace of Mind to Consumers in the Face of Mounting Data Breaches
McAfee® Identity Theft Protection Helps Deliver Peace of Mind to Consumers in the Face of Mounting Data Breaches - on DefenceBriefing.net

CES -- As widespread data breaches continue to make headlines and consumers become more vigilant around security and privacy, cybersecurity leader McAfee today announced McAfee Identity Theft Protection, allowing users to take a proactive approach to protecting their identities. McAfee understands consumers want to feel safe, and that safety is a very personal thing. McAfee Identity Theft Protection helps deliver the peace of mind people desire by providing personal monitoring, financial monitoring and recovery tools against identity theft and financial fraud.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 05:26 am
News: IT at home: Filtrete™ Brand from 3M Unveils First-Ever Bluetooth®-Enabled Residential Air Filter  Filtrete™ Brand from 3M Unveils First-Ever Bluetooth®-Enabled Residential Air Filter
Filtrete™ Brand from 3M Unveils First-Ever Bluetooth®-Enabled Residential Air Filter - on DefenceBriefing.net

Filtrete™ Brand from 3M today announced the arrival of the Filtrete™ Smart Air Filter, the first-ever Bluetooth®-enabled HVAC air filter for the home. The new filter takes the guesswork out of when it’s time for a filter change, and provides other information so homeowners can take control of their home’s air.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 03:26 am
News: IT at home: USB-IF Introduces Fast Charging to Expand its Certified USB Charger Initiative  USB-IF Introduces Fast Charging to Expand its Certified USB Charger Initiative
USB-IF Introduces Fast Charging to Expand its Certified USB Charger Initiative - on DefenceBriefing.net

USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the support organization for the advancement and adoption of USB technology, today announced the expansion of its Certified USB Charger Compliance and Logo Program to include Certified USB Fast Chargers. Certified USB Fast Chargers support the Programmable Power Supply (PPS) feature of the USB Power Delivery 3.0 specification.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  9 Jan 2018 - 02:26 am
News: IT at home: All Samsung Devices and Hundreds of Third-Party Products Will Now Be Connected with SmartThings Through the Creation of a Single Next-Generation SmartThings App  All Samsung Devices and Hundreds of Third-Party Products Will Now Be Connected with SmartThings Through the Creation of a Single Next-Generation SmartThings App
All Samsung Devices and Hundreds of Third-Party Products Will Now Be Connected with SmartThings Through the Creation of a Single Next-Generation SmartThings App - on DefenceBriefing.net

SmartThings, the industry leader for consumer IoT technology and the easiest way to turn a home into a smart home, announced today that Samsung plans to connect all of its devices to SmartThings, and the SmartThings app will become the single app for consumer IoT across all of Samsung. After staggering growth over the last year, the platform is now in over 1MM homes and is connected to over 10MM devices. Moving into 2018, SmartThings will continue pioneering the future of the smart home by rolling out developer enhancements and next-generation services, all of which will be managed easily through the SmartThings app and cloud.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 11:26 pm
News: IT at home: Mexican Government Announces the Most Innovative Technology Companies in Mexico to Be Featured Together at CES 2018  Mexican Government Announces the Most Innovative Technology Companies in Mexico to Be Featured Together at CES 2018
Mexican Government Announces the Most Innovative Technology Companies in Mexico to Be Featured Together at CES 2018 - on DefenceBriefing.net

PROMEXICO, INADEM, SICYT, FINNOVA, SEDECO, INDUSTRIAL CLUSTER 4.0 and ANGELINVENTUM announce “MEXICO 4.0,” a cluster of the most cutting edge and innovative technology companies in Mexico.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 11:06 pm
News: IT at home: MaxLinear and Airgain Enable Multi-Gigabit Data Transfer Through Low-E Glass Windows for 5G Fixed Wireless Access  MaxLinear and Airgain Enable Multi-Gigabit Data Transfer Through Low-E Glass Windows for 5G Fixed Wireless Access
MaxLinear and Airgain Enable Multi-Gigabit Data Transfer Through Low-E Glass Windows for 5G Fixed Wireless Access - on DefenceBriefing.net

MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for the connected home, wired and wireless infrastructure, and industrial and multimarket applications, today announced a collaboration with Airgain, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: AIRG), a global leader in wireless connectivity platforms, to demonstrate the wireless transfer of more than 2 Gigabits per second (Gbps) through low-emissivity (low-E) glass windows using a small, 90mm x 90mm window-mounted antenna module.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 11:06 pm
News: IT at home: Samsung Reveals DRVLINE™ Platform, Takes Bold Step Toward Autonomous Future  Samsung Reveals DRVLINE™ Platform, Takes Bold Step Toward Autonomous Future
Samsung Reveals DRVLINE™ Platform, Takes Bold Step Toward Autonomous Future - on DefenceBriefing.net

CES 2018 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today introduced its new Samsung DRVLINE™ platform, positioning itself as the go-to partner for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Mobility as a Service (MaaS) providers in the autonomous driving market. The DRVLINE™ platform is an open, modular, and scalable hardware and software-based platform, which is a valuable solution for automakers because it can integrate best-in-class technology into new vehicles, while also building a foundation for fleets of the future.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 10:26 pm
News: IT at home: NuCalm Showcases All-Natural Sleep Solutions and Stress Intervention Technology for Consumers at CES 2018  NuCalm Showcases All-Natural Sleep Solutions and Stress Intervention Technology for Consumers at CES 2018
NuCalm Showcases All-Natural Sleep Solutions and Stress Intervention Technology for Consumers at CES 2018 - on DefenceBriefing.net

NuCalm, a pioneer in the field of stress management, recovery and overall wellness, today announced that it is exhibiting a portfolio of relaxation and recovery technologies at CES 2018. Allowing anybody to experience the benefits of feeling better, performing better and living better every day, NuCalm’s latest products – including ReNu by NuCalm, and NuCalm’s CES demo app – will be showcased at the company's booth in the SleepTech Marketplace of the Sands Hotel (#43901), from January 9 – 12, 2018.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 10:26 pm
News: IT at home: SolidEnergy Announces $34M Series C Investment and Hires New Chief Operating Officer  SolidEnergy Announces $34M Series C Investment and Hires New Chief Operating Officer
SolidEnergy Announces $34M Series C Investment and Hires New Chief Operating Officer - on DefenceBriefing.net

SolidEnergy Systems announced today that it has completed a $34M Series C funding round, bringing the total funding to date to more than $50M.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 09:46 pm
News: IT at home: Seagate Launches New High Density Enclosure with Next Generation Operating System  Seagate Launches New High Density Enclosure with Next Generation Operating System
Seagate Launches New High Density Enclosure with Next Generation Operating System - on DefenceBriefing.net

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ-NMS: STX) today announced the launch of the 5U84 high-density enclosure built with a next-generation operating system that together delivers performance, capacity and reliability. The 5U84 enclosure and firmware technology will enable businesses to store massive quantities of data in a high-availability enclosure that provides high performance access to data. What’s more, Seagate Systems’ operating system not only powers the high density 5U84, but dramatically improves the system’s performance and reliability, increasing confidence in using high-density enclosures.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 09:46 pm
News: IT at home: Seagate Technology Announces Preliminary Financial Information for Fiscal Second Quarter 2018 and Completion of Long-Term NAND Supply Agreement With Toshiba Memory Corporation  Seagate Technology Announces Preliminary Financial Information for Fiscal Second Quarter 2018 and Completion of Long-Term NAND Supply Agreement With Toshiba Memory Corporation
Seagate Technology Announces Preliminary Financial Information for Fiscal Second Quarter 2018 and Completion of Long-Term NAND Supply Agreement With Toshiba Memory Corporation - on DefenceBriefing.net

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ-NMS: STX), a world leader in digital storage solutions, today announced selected preliminary financial information for its fiscal second quarter 2018, which ended on December 29, 2017. Seagate expects to report revenue of approximately $2.9 billion, and GAAP and non-GAAP gross margin of approximately 30%. The Company expects to report record exabyte shipments of approximately 88 exabytes, reflecting drive shipments of approximately 40 million and record average capacity per drive of 2.2 terabytes.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 09:26 pm
News: IT at home: MEDIA ALERT: Samsung NEXT Connects World's Most Impactful Entrepreneurs and Technologists at CES–Live!  MEDIA ALERT: Samsung NEXT Connects World's Most Impactful Entrepreneurs and Technologists at CES"Live!
MEDIA ALERT: Samsung NEXT Connects World\'s Most Impactful Entrepreneurs and Technologists at CES–Live! - on DefenceBriefing.net

CES – Samsung NEXT is teaming up with Entrepreneur magazine as the official sponsor of the "What's NEXT Live" Founders Stage at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, January 9th through 11th. Located in the Eureka Park Marketplace, Tech West (Sands, Level 1, Hall G, #50473), the stage will feature three days of live interviews, panels and fireside chats with entrepreneurs and technologists.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 08:26 pm
News: IT at home: Sleep Number, the Leader in Sleep Innovation, Unveils the Future of Health and Wellness at CES 2018  Sleep Number, the Leader in Sleep Innovation, Unveils the Future of Health and Wellness at CES 2018
Sleep Number, the Leader in Sleep Innovation, Unveils the Future of Health and Wellness at CES 2018 - on DefenceBriefing.net

At CES® 2018, Sleep Number Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: SNBR) will provide a glimpse into the future of health and wellness. From identifying and warning of a heart attack to detecting sleep apnea, the Sleep Number 360™ smart bed’s biometric sleep tracking technology and comprehensive sleep database are laying the foundation for an effortless sleep and health platform.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 08:06 pm
News: IT at home: Intema Solution Inc. to Integrate Blockchain to its Artificial Intelligence Application Portfolio  Intema Solution Inc. to Integrate Blockchain to its Artificial Intelligence Application Portfolio
Intema Solution Inc. to Integrate Blockchain to its Artificial Intelligence Application Portfolio - on DefenceBriefing.net

Intema Solutions Inc. (“Intema” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ITM) announced that it will launch a project to develop a Blockchain set of applications using its Artificial Intelligence and predictive marketing products. This will strengthen the company’s position in the marketing industry and open new avenues in complementary business lines.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 06:46 pm
News: IT at home: The View from Here Is Great! GE Appliances Launches Industry-Exclusive Kitchen Hub at CES  The View from Here Is Great! GE Appliances Launches Industry-Exclusive Kitchen Hub at CES
The View from Here Is Great! GE Appliances Launches Industry-Exclusive Kitchen Hub at CES - on DefenceBriefing.net

Since inventing the over-the-range microwave and introducing industry-exclusive products like the Advantium™ speedcook oven, GE Appliances has long owned that convenient, accessible space above the range. Now, this high-activity zone of kitchen real estate is getting even smarter with GE Appliances’ industry-exclusive kitchen hub, premiering during this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 06:46 pm
News: IT at home: GE Appliances Moves from ‘Branded House’ to ‘House of Brands’  GE Appliances Moves from ‘Branded House’ to ‘House of Brands’
GE Appliances Moves from ‘Branded House’ to ‘House of Brands’ - on DefenceBriefing.net

GE Appliances, a Haier company, is making a bold and strategic move from a branded house to a house of brands, giving Monogram®, GE Café™, GE®, GE Profile™, Haier and Hotpoint their own identities among the owner segments they were crafted to serve. Consumers will see a shift to enhanced branding efforts throughout 2018, but the building and construction industry will get a preview of what’s to come at Design & Construction Week® in January.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 06:06 pm
News: IT at home: iOttie Redefines Fast Wireless Charging at CES 2018 With New Line Of Contemporary, Powerful Qi Wireless Devices  iOttie Redefines Fast Wireless Charging at CES 2018 With New Line Of Contemporary, Powerful Qi Wireless Devices
iOttie Redefines Fast Wireless Charging at CES 2018 With New Line Of Contemporary, Powerful Qi Wireless Devices - on DefenceBriefing.net

iOttie, a leading mobile accessories company, today announced several beautifully designed home charging solutions at CES 2018. iOttie introduced its new iON WirelessTM series, which features products like the Fast Charging Pad, Stand, Mini Pad, and the 2018 CES Innovation Award-winning iON Home Wireless Power Station, among other new products. With five generations of CES Innovation Awards for wireless charging, iOttie is an established industry leader known to design high quality, user-friendly devices - and its newest products are no exception.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 05:46 pm
News: IT at home: Visa and Dynamics Unveil the World’s First Wallet Card  Visa and Dynamics Unveil the World’s First Wallet Card
Visa and Dynamics Unveil the World’s First Wallet Card - on DefenceBriefing.net

Visa and Dynamics today unveiled the Dynamics Wallet Card™, a connected payment card, at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Visa-branded version of the Wallet Card is the same size and shape as a normal Visa credit or debit card, yet it incorporates multiple features and technologies not previously found in a single payment card. Features of the Wallet Card range from the capacity to access multiple cards – whether EMV-, contactless- or magnetic stripe-based – to a programmable on-card display that enables account information, such as alerts or coupons, to be sent to the cardholder via an embedded antenna.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 05:46 pm
News: IT at home: CES 2018: Petnet’s New SmartShop Beta Curates a Selection of Pet Foods Tailored to a Pet’s Breed, Age and More  CES 2018: Petnet’s New SmartShop Beta Curates a Selection of Pet Foods Tailored to a Pet’s Breed, Age and More
CES 2018: Petnet’s New SmartShop Beta Curates a Selection of Pet Foods Tailored to a Pet’s Breed, Age and More - on DefenceBriefing.net

Petnet, the leader in personalized pet feeding, today launched SmartShop Beta, a digital marketplace that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to guide pet owners to the appropriate foods for their pet’s breed and specific needs, and announced the second generation of its flagship product, the Petnet SmartFeeder. The new offerings help pet owners find and dispense the best possible type and amount of food for their dog or cat, helping pets live long and healthy lives.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 05:46 pm
News: IT at home: CES 2018: Ring Provides Whole Home Security Like Never Before With Latest Security Devices  CES 2018: Ring Provides Whole Home Security Like Never Before With Latest Security Devices
CES 2018: Ring Provides Whole Home Security Like Never Before With Latest Security Devices - on DefenceBriefing.net

Ring, the leader in home security, unveiled at CES 2018 its whole home security ecosystem, which includes several new security devices that bolster the Ring of Security around homes and neighborhoods. Among the new products are two new indoor/outdoor security cameras and a line of smart, connected outdoor lights, called Ring Beams. Additionally, Ring announced its new, professionally monitored home security system, Ring Alarm, which will begin shipping to customers in spring 2018. The Ring product line, along with the Ring Neighborhoods network, enable Ring to offer affordable, complete home and neighborhood security in a way no other company has before.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 05:26 pm
News: IT at home: Ring Acquires Innovative LED Lighting Technology Company Mr. Beams  Ring Acquires Innovative LED Lighting Technology Company Mr. Beams
Ring Acquires Innovative LED Lighting Technology Company Mr. Beams - on DefenceBriefing.net

Ring, the leader in home security, today announced it acquired Mr. Beams, an innovative LED lighting technology company, in order to integrate smart, energy-efficient lights into more of its security devices and release new, standalone outdoor security lights, called Ring Beams. A company on a mission to reduce neighborhood crime, Ring offers affordable security products that include bright, motion-sensing lights to ward off potential intruders. Like all Ring products, Mr. Beams lights are affordable, incredibly easy to install anywhere around a home, and provide proactive security in the areas where it is needed most. This acquisition is another example of Ring’s commitment to providing the most comprehensive Ring of Security around homes and neighborhoods.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 05:26 pm
News: IT at home: CES® 2018 Innovation Award: Bosch Smart City Solution Climo Helps to Manage Air Quality  CES® 2018 Innovation Award: Bosch Smart City Solution Climo Helps to Manage Air Quality

Thanks to smart city technology, cities can now take action on the topic of air pollution. A first step towards improving air quality is the provision and management of data. At CES 2018, Bosch is presenting its micro-climate monitoring system Climo – a new solution, which helps cities around the world manage air-quality parameters in real time and at a much lower cost than existing technologies. The tiny box enables rapid and accurate measurement of data. It has been honored with a CES 2018 Innovation Award in the Smart Cities category. During CES 2018, Climo is monitoring air quality in the city of Las Vegas.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 05:26 pm
News: IT at home: Medical Guardian to Debut Next Generation Medical Alert Technology at 2018 Consumer Electronics Show  Medical Guardian to Debut Next Generation Medical Alert Technology at 2018 Consumer Electronics Show
Medical Guardian to Debut Next Generation Medical Alert Technology at 2018 Consumer Electronics Show - on DefenceBriefing.net

Medical Guardian, a leading provider of innovative medical alert systems, will introduce the industry’s most advanced medical alert device at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from January 9-12. The company will unveil the Freedom Guardian, a sophisticated wearable technology designed to challenge industry stereotypes and revolutionize how older Americans age in place – or on the go. The Freedom Guardian is a discrete, customizable watch designed to blend in while providing round the clock monitoring, support and connectivity.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Jan 2018 - 04:46 pm
News: IT at home: Reemo Health Expands Offerings with ADT, Samsung and Teradata  Reemo Health Expands Offerings with ADT, Samsung and Teradata
Reemo Health Expands Offerings with ADT, Samsung and Teradata - on DefenceBriefing.net

Reemo Health, a leader in health and safety technology solutions, today announces it has expanded its network of partners to include ADT and Teradata in addition to its current collaboration with Samsung Electronics America. This extended network will enable Reemo to deliver individualized, proactive care solutions to more seniors. The Reemo Health and Safety Platform is designed to promote patient health and senior independence by supporting their day-to-day health and safety.

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Malauzai Software, a provider of Mobile and Internet solutions for community financial institutions, released its January 2018 Monkey Insights that highlights key trends in internet and mobile banking usage based on December 2017 data for 400+ banks & credit unions, covering 17 million logins from 885,000 active Internet and Mobile Banking users.


· Ethical Hacking Proves More Lucrative Than Software Engineering for Some; Bounty Rewards No Longer #1 Motivation (2018-01-17 16:26)
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HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, today published its 2018 Hacker Report, from the largest survey ever conducted of the ethical hacker community. The report examines the geography, demographics, experience, tools used and motivations of nearly 2,000 bug bounty hackers across 100 countries.


· Aspect Software Secures PCI Level 1 Certification for Aspect Via™ in North America (2018-01-17 16:26)

Aspect Software, a leading provider of native customer engagement, workforce management, and self-service solutions, today announced that it has achieved PCI Level 1 certification for Aspect Via™ in North America and is on track to secure PCI Level 2 (Q1 2018) and PCI Level 1 (Q2 2018) certification for Aspect Via™ in Australia and the European Union. The PCI Level 1 certification was conducted by an independent 3rd party auditor. Aspect Via™, delivered through an open SaaS architecture and deployed in Amazon Web Services (AWS), is Aspect’s award-winning, complete Customer Engagement Platform in the cloud with native interaction management, workforce optimization and self-service capabilities, shared reporting, and a single UI with a persona-based UX for agents, team leads, managers and administrators.


· Coty to Launch "Let"s Get Ready" Skill for Amazon Echo Show (2018-01-17 16:26)
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Coty has teamed with Amazon to launch ‘Let’s Get Ready’, a new visual skill designed specifically for Echo Show, Amazon’s first Echo device with a screen. The strategic choice of Echo Show and the Alexa voice service combines Coty’s focus on voice-driven beauty services with visuals, which are critical in Beauty. Let’s Get Ready brings on demand, occasion-based look planning fine-tuned by personal attributes such as hair, eye and skin color. The skill will be available in the U.K. on the Echo Show as well as all other Echo devices in January.


· Top 3 Drivers for the Global Cloud DVR Market | Technavio (2018-01-17 16:06)
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Technavio market research analysts forecast the global cloud DVR market to grow at a CAGR of close to 27% during the forecast period, according to their latest report.


· Resource Constraints and Cybersecurity Concerns Top the List of Challenges with IT Professionals at K-12 Schools, Surveyed by TeamDynamix and Kaseya (2018-01-17 16:06)
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· IZEA Sets IZEA Crypto Q&A Conference Call for Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. EST (2018-01-17 15:46)
IZEA Sets IZEA Crypto Q&A Conference Call for Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. EST - on DefenceBriefing.net

IZEA, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: IZEA), operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, will hold a conference call on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss the recent announcement of IZEA Crypto and the plans for incorporating blockchain in future operations.


· Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $19.1 Million Follow-On Contract to Support U.S. Navy"s Advanced Time Division Multiple Access Interface Processor Terminals (2018-01-17 15:26)
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $19.1 Million Follow-On Contract to Support U.S. Navy’s Advanced Time Division Multiple Access Interface Processor Terminals - on DefenceBriefing.net

January 17, 2018--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ-NMS: CMTL) announced today that during its second quarter of fiscal 2018, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received a follow-on contract to provide long-term support for the Advanced Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Interface Processor (ATIP) production terminals in support of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). This new contract is a 10-year IDIQ contract with a 5-year base and 5 one-year options. The total potential contract value is $19.1 million.


· CircleCI Secures $31 Million to Accelerate Software Development (2018-01-17 15:26)

CircleCI, the world’s leading continuous integration and delivery platform, today announced it has closed a $31 million Series C round of funding led by Top Tier Capital Partners alongside Industry Ventures and Heavybit, who join existing investors Scale Venture Partners, Baseline Ventures, Harrison Metal, and DFJ Ventures. Prior to this round, the company had raised a total of $28 million.


· Independent Research Firm Identifies GridPoint Among Leading Facility Optimization Software Vendors (2018-01-17 15:26)
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GridPoint, a smart building technology leader, today announced that its platform has been named among the top global facility optimization software solutions in the Green Quadrant Facility Optimization Software report by Verdantix. The findings of this report are based on 135 functionality and success metrics compared between the top 14 global facility optimization software vendors.


· What to Expect in 2018: Ping Identity Predicts Proliferation of Blockchain Identities and Death of Knowledge-Based Authentication (2018-01-17 15:26)
What to Expect in 2018: Ping Identity Predicts Proliferation of Blockchain Identities and Death of Knowledge-Based Authentication - on DefenceBriefing.net

Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, has unveiled its top five cybersecurity predictions for 2018, authored by its CTO office. These include advances in biometrics, the mass exposure of personally identifiable information from numerous data breaches, and a blockchain craze in 2018.


· The General Services Administration Awards Booz Allen a 5 Year, $165M Contract to Support USCYBERCOM (2018-01-17 15:26)
The General Services Administration Awards Booz Allen a 5 Year, $165M Contract to Support USCYBERCOM - on DefenceBriefing.net

Today, the tools and technology needed to carry out a large-scale cyber-attack are getting cheaper and easier to use. To defend the ever-changing and complex threat environment, the nation’s cyber defenders must have actionable intelligence as well as a keen sense of tactics and techniques to protect our organizations and the personal information of millions of people. To continue the support of this effort, the General Services Administration (GSA)/Federal System Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) awarded Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) a five-year, $165M IDIQ contract to provide Plans and Policy, Training and Command Administrative and Staff support services to USCYBERCOM – a subordinate of the Department of Defense’s Strategic Command.


· Telos Corporation Selected by the United States Air Force for IT Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance Automation (2018-01-17 15:06)
Telos Corporation Selected by the United States Air Force for IT Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance Automation - on DefenceBriefing.net

Telos® Corporation, a leading provider of continuous security solutions and services for the world’s most security-conscious organizations, today announced that it has been selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) to provide risk management and compliance automation support of their Enterprise NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments.


· WiserCare Appoints Daniel J. Castillo, MD, MBA as Chief Executive Officer (2018-01-17 15:06)
WiserCare Appoints Daniel J. Castillo, MD, MBA as Chief Executive Officer - on DefenceBriefing.net

WiserCare, a leading digital patient decision support platform, announced today the appointment of Daniel J. Castillo, MD, MBA, as the company’s CEO. Dr. Castillo joins WiserCare after spending three years as the Chief Strategy Officer at Evolution Health, a division of Envision Healthcare, and prior to that, as National Medical Director of Healthcare Quality Evaluation at the Joint Commission. Dr. Castillo is also a practicing emergency physician, currently at NorthShore University Health System in Evanston, Illinois.


· Vitals SmartShopper Expands to Millions of Consumers in 2018 (2018-01-17 14:46)
Vitals SmartShopper Expands to Millions of Consumers in 2018 - on DefenceBriefing.net

This January, over 200 more employers are offering Vitals SmartShopper to their employees than last year. When it comes to health care, people often pay more than they should for everyday medical procedures. Those costs come out of a patient’s pocket – and the employer who subsidizes their insurance. SmartShopper, now serving over 2 million consumers nationwide, is a proven engagement and incentive program that saves consumers and employers money on their health care.


· ShopKeep Grows Partnership with First Data and Launches Customer Facing Clover® Mini Devices to Small Business Owners (2018-01-17 14:26)
ShopKeep Grows Partnership with First Data and Launches Customer Facing Clover® Mini Devices to Small Business Owners - on DefenceBriefing.net

ShopKeep, the top rated tablet to cloud payments and point of sale platform chosen by over 24,000 independent retailers and restaurants, announced it has launched on the Clover Mini - an all-in-one point-of-sale device that accepts EMV and mobile wallet transactions, and includes a receipt printer. This is the next step in the strategic relationship between ShopKeep and First Data since announcing an expansion to their partnership in February 2017 and just on the heels of a strategic investment by First Data in ShopKeep during the second half of 2017.


· DreamBox Learning® Partners with Knotion to Deliver Award-Winning Adaptive Math Learning Platform to Mexico Schools (2018-01-17 14:26)
DreamBox Learning® Partners with Knotion to Deliver Award-Winning Adaptive Math Learning Platform to Mexico Schools - on DefenceBriefing.net

DreamBox Learning®, which pioneered Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ technology in schools across the U.S. and Canada, today announced it has been selected by Knotion, a Mexico-based provider of integrated learning ecosystems, to deliver its award-winning math learning platform in Spanish and English to empower differentiation and personalized learning for thousands of K-9 students across Mexico.


· December Origination Insight Report From Ellie Mae Shows Refinances Rise to 40 Percent of Total Closed Loans; Closing Rates Increase for All Loans (2018-01-17 14:26)
December Origination Insight Report From Ellie Mae Shows Refinances Rise to 40 Percent of Total Closed Loans; Closing Rates Increase for All Loans - on DefenceBriefing.net

The percentage of refinances rose to 40 percent of all closed loans, up 1 percent from the month prior according to the December Origination Insight Report from Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. The percentage of FHA refinances increased to 25 percent of closed loans in the month, up 1 percentage point, and the percentage of conventional refinances increased to 47 percent of closed loans in December, up from 45 percent the month prior.




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