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News: IT at home: NI Introduces FieldDAQ™: A New Era in Rugged, Distributed Data Acquisition  NI Introduces FieldDAQ™: A New Era in Rugged, Distributed Data Acquisition
NI Introduces FieldDAQ™: A New Era in Rugged, Distributed Data Acquisition - on DefenceBriefing.net

NI (NASDAQ-NMS: NATI), the provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges, announced today the rugged, distributed and synchronized FieldDAQ devices.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  12 Dec 2017 - 03:26 pm
News: IT at home: Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) to Show GaN-Enabled Large Area Wireless Power and High Resolution LiDAR at 2018 CES  Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) to Show GaN-Enabled Large Area Wireless Power and High Resolution LiDAR at 2018 CES
Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) to Show GaN-Enabled Large Area Wireless Power and High Resolution LiDAR at 2018 CES - on DefenceBriefing.net

Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) will be demonstrating the power of eGaN® technology to enhance two game-changing consumer applications – wireless power and LiDAR for self-driving cars – at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January 9th through the 12th.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  12 Dec 2017 - 02:26 pm
News: IT at home: Cog Raises $3.5M Series A to Secure 8 Billion IoT Devices Globally  Cog Raises $3.5M Series A to Secure 8 Billion IoT Devices Globally
Cog Raises $3.5M Series A to Secure 8 Billion IoT Devices Globally - on DefenceBriefing.net

Cybersecurity software company Cog, makers of the world’s most secure smartphone, today announced $3.5 million in Series A funding from private investment company Grok Ventures and Australian tech venture fund rampersand.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  12 Dec 2017 - 02:26 pm
News: IT at home: New Mastercard Digital Platform Offers Holistic Management for Prepaid Accounts  New Mastercard Digital Platform Offers Holistic Management for Prepaid Accounts
New Mastercard Digital Platform Offers Holistic Management for Prepaid Accounts - on DefenceBriefing.net

In our fast-paced lives, each one of us is juggling a lot – careers, relationships, social events, families, the list is endless. So why should we stress about banking and trying to manage multiple apps? Why not have one centralized, secure account to cover all of our banking needs?

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  12 Dec 2017 - 02:26 pm
News: IT at home: Qualstar Corporation Partners with Sony for the Development of an Optical Disc Archive Enterprise Class Solution  Qualstar Corporation Partners with Sony for the Development of an Optical Disc Archive Enterprise Class Solution
Qualstar Corporation Partners with Sony for the Development of an Optical Disc Archive Enterprise Class Solution - on DefenceBriefing.net

Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: QBAK), a leading manufacturer of data storage solutions and high efficiency power supplies, today announced it has entered into a Technology Development Agreement with Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc. Pursuant to the agreement, Qualstar will design and develop the specifications and architecture for an enterprise class optical disc archive library. The agreement, which can be terminated by Sony at any time, provides that Qualstar will receive installment payments for its services, which are expected to be completed by March 31, 2018. Following completion of the services, the parties may enter additional agreements relating to the production of the enterprise class optical disc archive library.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  12 Dec 2017 - 02:26 pm
News: IT at home: Aspect Software Awarded 2017 Saddletree Kachina Award for Achievement in Emerging Customer Service Solutions  Aspect Software Awarded 2017 Saddletree Kachina Award for Achievement in Emerging Customer Service Solutions
Aspect Software Awarded 2017 Saddletree Kachina Award for Achievement in Emerging Customer Service Solutions - on DefenceBriefing.net

Aspect Software, a leading provider of native customer engagement, workforce management, and self-service solutions, today announced that Saddletree Research, a leading contact center market research, business intelligence and consulting services company, awarded a Saddletree Kachina Award for Achievement in Emerging Customer Service Solutions recognizing Aspect’s Interactive Text Response (ITR). The Kachina Awards recognize outstanding innovation and market leadership within the North American contact center industry.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  12 Dec 2017 - 01:26 pm
News: IT at home: Sprint and Prince Royce Launch The Dreams Academy as Part of #LiveUnlimited Initiative  Sprint and Prince Royce Launch The Dreams Academy as Part of #LiveUnlimited Initiative
Sprint and Prince Royce Launch The Dreams Academy as Part of #LiveUnlimited Initiative - on DefenceBriefing.net

Sprint (NYSE: S) and award-winning musician Prince Royce are teaming up to launch The Dreams Academy, part of #LiveUnlimited initiative to assist people in pursuing their life-long goals. The Dreams Academy will provide aspiring artists and innovators resources – including contests, grants, internships and mentorship opportunities – to help guide their journey.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  12 Dec 2017 - 01:26 pm
News: IT at home: TDK showcases extensive sensors offerings at CES 2018  TDK showcases extensive sensors offerings at CES 2018
TDK showcases extensive sensors offerings at CES 2018 - on DefenceBriefing.net

TDK Corporation and its group companies EPCOS, InvenSense and TDK-Micronas will present the industry’s single source of innovative sensor solutions in Booth 30325, South Hall 3 of the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES® 2018, January 9-12, Las Vegas, Nev.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  12 Dec 2017 - 01:26 pm
News: IT at home: Delmarva Power Joins The Precisionists to Launch Innovative Program Supporting Employment of Individuals with Autism  Delmarva Power Joins The Precisionists to Launch Innovative Program Supporting Employment of Individuals with Autism
Delmarva Power Joins The Precisionists to Launch Innovative Program Supporting Employment of Individuals with Autism - on DefenceBriefing.net

Delmarva Power today announced the creation of an innovative program to provide employment to local adults with autism. The program, formed in collaboration with The Precisionists, Inc., a Wilmington, DE-based company that creates jobs for individuals across a broad range of disabilities, provides jobs for dozens of local adults with autism. Delmarva Power will be utilizing The Precisionists’ innovative disability employment model across a number of areas in the business.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 09:26 pm
News: IT at home: DriveSavers Fights Data Loss from Southern California Fires with Free Data Recovery  DriveSavers Fights Data Loss from Southern California Fires with Free Data Recovery

DriveSavers, the worldwide leader in data recovery, eDiscovery and digital forensic solutions, today announced free data recovery for residents of Southern California whose computers, phones, flash drives and camera cards were damaged in the ongoing wildfires.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 09:26 pm
News: IT at home: Mouser Electronics Named Distributor of the Year at 2017 Elektra Awards  Mouser Electronics Named Distributor of the Year at 2017 Elektra Awards
Mouser Electronics Named Distributor of the Year at 2017 Elektra Awards - on DefenceBriefing.net

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry's leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, has been named Distributor of the Year at the 2017 Elektra Awards. Organized by Electronics Weekly, the Elektra Awards showcase the best innovations, people and companies as judged by an independent panel of leading experts and are widely regarded as among the very top accolades in the electronics industry. This is the second time for Mouser to receive this top Elektra award.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 05:06 pm
News: IT at home: Fuzzy Pet Health Secures $4.5M, Launches App and Expands Memberships  Fuzzy Pet Health Secures $4.5M, Launches App and Expands Memberships
Fuzzy Pet Health Secures $4.5M, Launches App and Expands Memberships - on DefenceBriefing.net

Fuzzy Pet Health, the subscription-based pet healthcare company, announced the close of $4.5M in seed round financing today, along with the launch of its mobile app and expanded in-home vet care options. Co-led by Eniac Ventures and Crosscut Ventures, with participation from Precursor Ventures, SV Angel, Accelerator and FJ Labs, this financing will enable the company to continue expanding its veterinary services and geographic markets, keeping up with growing customer demand.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 03:26 pm
News: IT at home: Lattice Diamond Software Receives Road Vehicles Functional Safety Qualification (ISO 26262)  Lattice Diamond Software Receives Road Vehicles Functional Safety Qualification (ISO 26262)
Lattice Diamond Software Receives Road Vehicles Functional Safety Qualification (ISO 26262) - on DefenceBriefing.net

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: LSCC), the leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions, today announced the qualification of its Lattice Diamond 2.1 software for Road Vehicles Functional Safety. The ISO 26262 Certification defines a safety compliant methodology for automotive applications throughout the lifecycle of automotive electronics and integrated safety systems. This ISO 26262 qualification complements Lattice’s already existing Functional Safety of Electrical/ Electronic/Programmable Electronic Safety-related Systems (E/E/PES) qualification (IEC 61508). Both of these are certified by TÜV Rheinland, Germany, the industry’s testing, inspection and certification service. By adhering to the latest safety design methodology for road vehicles or automotive applications, Lattice Diamond 2.1 software enables a faster time-to-market and reduces costs in the development of automotive applications.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 03:06 pm
News: IT at home: LifeSite 2018 Release - Updates Across All Platforms  LifeSite 2018 Release - Updates Across All Platforms
LifeSite 2018 Release - Updates Across All Platforms - on DefenceBriefing.net

LifeSite today unveiled a major system update for 2018. Today’s release includes several key updates to the award-winning secure “digital safe deposit box,” as LifeSite introduces a number of highly-requested new features to enhance user experience across all platforms.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 03:06 pm
News: IT at home: Three Wisconsin Counties Begin Using Autonomous Kiosks to Conduct Alcohol Screening  Three Wisconsin Counties Begin Using Autonomous Kiosks to Conduct Alcohol Screening
Three Wisconsin Counties Begin Using Autonomous Kiosks to Conduct Alcohol Screening - on DefenceBriefing.net

Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies announced today that it has begun introducing its Automated Breathalyzer Kiosk (AB Kiosk) to law enforcement agencies and correctional facilities in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Portage County Justice Programs, and the Sheriffs' Offices of St. Croix County and Racine County in Wisconsin recently began using this new technology to screen specific segments of their offender populations.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 02:46 pm
News: IT at home: Xerox Announces Change to Board of Directors and Confirms Receipt of Director Nominations from Carl Icahn  Xerox Announces Change to Board of Directors and Confirms Receipt of Director Nominations from Carl Icahn
Xerox Announces Change to Board of Directors and Confirms Receipt of Director Nominations from Carl Icahn - on DefenceBriefing.net

Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) announced today that Jonathan Christodoro, former Managing Director of Icahn Capital LP, has resigned from the company’s Board of Directors in order to allow Carl Icahn and his affiliated funds (the “Icahn Group”) to submit nominations for the election of director candidates at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. In connection with Christodoro’s resignation, the standstill arrangement between the company and the Icahn Group entered into on June 27, 2016 was terminated, and Xerox received notice from the Icahn Group of its nomination of four director candidates to stand for election at the company’s 2018 Annual Meeting.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 02:46 pm
News: IT at home: Mitsubishi Electric to Open Factory for Room Air Conditioners in Turkey  Mitsubishi Electric to Open Factory for Room Air Conditioners in Turkey
Mitsubishi Electric to Open Factory for Room Air Conditioners in Turkey - on DefenceBriefing.net

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that the new factory of Mitsubishi Electric Turkey Klima Sistemleri Üretim Anonim Şirketi, designed for the development and manufacture of room air conditioners in Turkey, will commence production on December 12. Mitsubishi Electric aims to expand business in Turkey and Europe, where the demands for room air conditioners are expected to increase. Annual production of 500,000 sets (indoor and outdoor units) is targeted by the fiscal year ending March 2021.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  11 Dec 2017 - 02:26 am
News: IT at home: Fitbit and Jawbone Announce Resolution of All Outstanding Civil Litigation  Fitbit and Jawbone Announce Resolution of All Outstanding Civil Litigation
Fitbit and Jawbone Announce Resolution of All Outstanding Civil Litigation - on DefenceBriefing.net

Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE: FIT) and AliphCom (assignment for the benefit of creditors) LLC, the assignee for the former Jawbone, today announced that they have reached a global settlement agreement resolving all outstanding litigation between the parties. The terms of the agreement will remain confidential and both sides look forward to putting these disputes behind them.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Dec 2017 - 09:46 pm
News: IT at home: Medical Guardian Celebrates Corporate Culture Award Win  Medical Guardian Celebrates Corporate Culture Award Win
Medical Guardian Celebrates Corporate Culture Award Win - on DefenceBriefing.net

Medical Guardian™ has been named a 2017 Corporate Culture Award winner by SmartCEO Philadelphia. The award honors the top 50 companies in Greater Philadelphia who foster positive and productive work environments. Medical Guardian, a leading provider of medical alert systems that empower older adults to live a life without limits, credits its unique, team-oriented office culture as a primary factor in the company’s consistent growth and success since its founding in 2005.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Dec 2017 - 03:26 pm
News: IT at home: Comcast Opens New Xfinity Store in Tualatin, Oregon  Comcast Opens New Xfinity Store in Tualatin, Oregon

Just in time for the holidays, Comcast is announcing the opening of a new Xfinity Store in Tualatin, Oregon, located at the Shops at Bridgeport, 7219 SW Hazel Fern Road in Tualatin, adjacent to Bridgeport Village. The Tualatin store is the latest store opening from Comcast, which has been transforming its customer centers across the country to make the experience more enjoyable and convenient.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Dec 2017 - 02:26 pm
News: IT at home: Chinese Millennials and Generation Z Set to Become the Dominant Force in Luxury by 2025  Chinese Millennials and Generation Z Set to Become the Dominant Force in Luxury by 2025
Chinese Millennials and Generation Z Set to Become the Dominant Force in Luxury by 2025 - on DefenceBriefing.net

Chinese millennials and Generation Z are set to become the dominant driver of luxury consumption over the next decade.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Dec 2017 - 02:06 pm
News: IT at home: Salem Media Group Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution  Salem Media Group Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution
Salem Media Group Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution - on DefenceBriefing.net

Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: SALM) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash distribution for the fourth quarter of 2017 in the amount of $0.0650 per share. The cash distribution will be paid on December 29, 2017 to all Class A and Class B common stockholders of record as of December 18, 2017.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Dec 2017 - 12:26 am
News: IT at home: CerebrEX Starting Shipment of the Industry's First eDP System Driver  CerebrEX Starting Shipment of the Industry's First eDP System Driver
CerebrEX Starting Shipment of the Industry\'s First eDP System Driver - on DefenceBriefing.net

CerebrEX, Inc. announced that the company has begun shipping samples of the industry’s first eDP system driver, a.k.a. TED (TCON-embedded driver).

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  8 Dec 2017 - 12:26 am
News: IT at home: ModusLink Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018  ModusLink Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2018

ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. (the “Company” or “ModusLink”) (NASDAQ-NMS: MLNK), announced today its financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2018 ended October 31, 2017. For a full discussion of the results, please see the Company’s Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through www.moduslink.com. Additionally, ModusLink will soon be publishing its first quarter of fiscal year 2018 Investor Presentation, which will be posted in the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website and also filed as an exhibit on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  7 Dec 2017 - 09:46 pm
News: IT at home: BOE Technology Group and Universal Display Corporation Enter into Long-Term OLED Agreements  BOE Technology Group and Universal Display Corporation Enter into Long-Term OLED Agreements
BOE Technology Group and Universal Display Corporation Enter into Long-Term OLED Agreements - on DefenceBriefing.net

Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ-NMS: OLED), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, today announced the signing of long-term OLED Agreements with BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd. (京东方), a global leader in semiconductor display industry as well as an IoT company providing intelligent interface products and professional services for information interaction and human health.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  7 Dec 2017 - 09:46 pm
News: IT at home: ERI Teams with Recology and City of Seattle for Free Recycling Collection Event  ERI Teams with Recology and City of Seattle for Free Recycling Collection Event

ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world's largest IT asset disposition (ITAD) and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, has joined forces with Recology and Seattle Public Utilities to stage a free community recycling collection event this weekend for Capitol Hill and Central District residents of Seattle.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  7 Dec 2017 - 05:06 pm
News: IT at home: HSBC Bank Joins MIT’s Industrial Liaison Program  HSBC Bank Joins MIT’s Industrial Liaison Program

HSBC Bank, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations, today announced its partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and participation in its Industrial Liaison Program (ILP). The program is dedicated to creating and strengthening mutually beneficial relationships between MIT and corporations worldwide. HSBC held a kickoff summit at MIT in Cambridge, MA, on November 30 and December 1.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  7 Dec 2017 - 04:26 pm
News: IT at home: RDC and Fenergo Announce Strategic Partnership  RDC and Fenergo Announce Strategic Partnership
RDC and Fenergo Announce Strategic Partnership - on DefenceBriefing.net

December 7, 2017 -- Regulatory DataCorp, Inc. (RDC), the global leader in compliance screening, today announced a partnership with Fenergo, a leading provider of Client Lifecycle Management solutions.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  7 Dec 2017 - 04:06 pm
News: IT at home: Valassis Holiday Shopper Survey: Both Online and Offline Commerce are in for a Happy Holiday Season  Valassis Holiday Shopper Survey: Both Online and Offline Commerce are in for a Happy Holiday Season
Valassis Holiday Shopper Survey: Both Online and Offline Commerce are in for a Happy Holiday Season - on DefenceBriefing.net

Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, today announced results from its 2017 Valassis Holiday Shopper Survey. The findings provide insights into consumer expectations and behavior for the remaining 2017 holiday shopping season, particularly for moms, millennials and millennial parents.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  7 Dec 2017 - 02:46 pm
News: IT at home: Clearsurance Launches New Educational Content Platform for Consumers and Announces Strategic New Hires  Clearsurance Launches New Educational Content Platform for Consumers and Announces Strategic New Hires
Clearsurance Launches New Educational Content Platform for Consumers and Announces Strategic New Hires - on DefenceBriefing.net

Clearsurance, the crowdsourced review, ratings and ranking community for insurance consumers, has begun to deploy funding resources by launching its robust educational content platform and filling key leadership roles in the company.

Tag:  News: IT at home      Published:  7 Dec 2017 - 02:46 pm
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· Malauzai"s Monkey Insights Analyzes General Digital Banking Usage for All of 2017 (2018-01-17 16:26)
Malauzai’s Monkey Insights Analyzes General Digital Banking Usage for All of 2017 - on DefenceBriefing.net

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)
Ethical Hacking Proves More Lucrative Than Software Engineering for Some; Bounty Rewards No Longer #1 Motivation - on DefenceBriefing.net

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)
Coty to Launch ‘Let’s Get Ready’ Skill for Amazon Echo Show - on DefenceBriefing.net

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)
Top 3 Drivers for the Global Cloud DVR Market | Technavio - on DefenceBriefing.net

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)
Resource Constraints and Cybersecurity Concerns Top the List of Challenges with IT Professionals at K-12 Schools, Surveyed by TeamDynamix and Kaseya - on DefenceBriefing.net

In a recent market study evaluating the IT maturity of K-12 school district IT departments conducted by TeamDynamix and Kaseya, 45 percent of participants stated that resource constraints are their top concern followed by cybersecurity (at 29 percent) going into 2018. The study also evaluated IT maturity among K-12 districts to determine what type of IT projects they will undertake this year. A significant majority—59 percent—seek to enhance self-service capabilities, currently at the low end of the IT maturity scale, to reduce cost and improve satisfaction and productivity of IT support groups. Additionally, districts self-ranked on the high end of the scale for their ability to deploy mobile learning devices, while their lowest marks were in resource-intensive areas or those that pose a serious cybersecurity risk. Click to Tweet


· 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)
Independent Research Firm Identifies GridPoint Among Leading Facility Optimization Software Vendors - on DefenceBriefing.net

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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