Day: September 20, 2018

Segment Announces Protocols, a New Way to Streamline Data Governance Across Enterprise Organizations

Segment’s Customer Data Infrastructure Allows Businesses to Automatically Standardize, Validate and Enforce Data Quality to Avoid Costly Mistakes SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Segment, the customer data infrastructure company, today announced Protocols, a new data governance product that helps enterprises put their customers first by ensuring that first-party customer data is consistent, accurate, and reliable across their entire organization. With Protocols, Segment now offers businesses the complete Customer Data Infrastructure that they need to build better products, create more relevant customer experiences, and make smarter business decisions. Previously, the process of ensuring that first-party customer data is

Green Sun Medical Celebrates Spine Technology Award

Scoliosis Brace Company Continues Helping Kids Fort Collins, CO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Green Sun Medical LLC., a medical device company specializing in scoliosis bracing, announced today that it has been selected by Orthopedics This Week to receive the Spine Technology Award during the 2018 National Association of Spine Surgeons (NASS) meeting in Los Angeles, CA.  Green Sun Medical has developed a comfortable, dynamic brace which applies continuous corrective pressure to the spine of adolescent patients with scoliosis.  The brace will provide physicians and patients with real-time performance metrics utilizing a cloud-based health platform developed by Mindset Medical LLC. Commenting

Digital Transformation is Not a One-Off — It’s About the Digital Journey

SoftServe study confirms four digital journey states with 71 percent of enterprises reporting early stages of adoption AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, today released the results of its market research study that examines how enterprises are responding to the digital economy. The research found that 71 percent of the respondents in the United States and the European Union are in the early stages—Reveal and Transform—of four unique states across the Enterprise Digital Journey. For an in-depth analysis and the full results, read The Enterprise Digital Journey white paper. With

United Country Real Estate® Announces LANDFLIP® Strategic Partnership

Partnership Enhances Dominant Online Presence for Land for Sale Properties Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — United Country Real Estate (UCRE), the largest land real estate and auction company, announced today a new strategic partnership with LANDFLIP, the premier  family of top-ranked land for sale websites. The new partnership brings together two of the largest online land for sale networks in the nation, providing sellers more advertising exposure and buyers more selection  when selling and buying land, ranch land, farm land, hunting land and recreational properties. LANDFLIP is dedicated to helping land brokers and their clients succeed

A Deep Dive into Dominican Republic’s Scuba Hot Spots

Dominican Republic’s stunning marine habitats and shipwrecks appeal to novice and expert divers SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dominican Republic is an underwater oasis that invites scuba fanatics to jump right into the crystal-clear waters. Leave the landlubbers behind as you enter a magical world under the sea, replete with extraordinary shipwrecks, caves, coral reefs, marine life and other hidden gems. With balmy year-round water temperatures between 75-84°F, you’ll immediately warm up to the country’s underwater treasure trove. “We are proud to be home to so many one-of-a-kind dive sites,” said Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor

University of California San Diego Opens Latest Nikon Imaging Center

Partnership connects local scientific community and empowers bioscience research with cutting-edge technology and access to Nikon specialists MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nikon Instruments Inc. adds to its network of Nikon Imaging Centers with the latest opening at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego), one of the nation’s leading universities in the scientific community. This collaborative microscopy center provides researchers from UC San Diego and the local research and Biotech community with access to state-of-the-art microscopy and imaging equipment, while giving them a voice in future Nikon product development. The UC San Diego Nikon

Yamaha’s Proven Off-Road YXZ1000R Dominates Lucas Oil Racing Series

Yamaha bLU cRU Racers Continue Multiple Victories with Pure Sport SxS KENNESAW, Ga., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Racing’s bLU cRU racers continue to prove the YXZ1000R is the vehicle to beat in short course Side-by-Side (SxS) racing across the U.S. The YXZ-piloted bLU cRU and factory-supported racers topped several podiums in the Lucas Oil Midwest Short Course League series with Ryan Mulder taking the Pro Stock SxS Championship, CJ Greaves earning the Crandon World Cup Pro Stock SxS Championship, Rodney Van Eperen capturing the Pro Mod SxS Championship, and Brock Heger earning a Pro Stock SxS win in

Zephyr Real Estate Agents Honored at Luxury Marketing Council Boot Camp

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Several Zephyr Real Estate Agents and Teams were recipients of top awards at the 2018 Luxury Marketing Council Real Estate Agents Boot Camp. Placing in the Leading 100 Individual Agents are Tanya Dzhibrailova and Isabelle Grotte. Tanya placed at No. 28 with $98,811,245. She is a consistent top producer and, notably, is Zephyr’s all-time top producer in the company’s 40-year history. Isabelle Grotte comes in at No. 74 with $69,719,253. She too is a frequent chart topper at Zephyr and is the top producer for Zephyr’s Noe Valley office. In the Leading

Room to Read Optimizes Organizational Impact and Productivity with Sage Intacct

Global Nonprofit Utilizes Cloud-Based Accounting Solution from Sage to Streamline Financial Workflows and Increase Donor Confidence ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sage (FTSE: SGE), the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today announced that Room to Read has used Sage Intacct, a solution available in Sage Business Cloud, to increase organizational and operational efficiency, impact, and credibility. The global nonprofit estimates the software paid for itself in less than six months. Room to Read is transforming the lives of millions of children around the world by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Founded in 2000

The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes Tencent as its Newest Sponsor at the Platinum Level

Joins ASF Platinum Sponsors Cloudera, Comcast, Facebook, Google, LeaseWeb, Microsoft, Oath, and Pineapple Fund in supporting the ASF’s Mission of Providing Software For the Public Good Wakefield, MA, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Apache® Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today sponsorship by Tencent at the Platinum level. Tencent is the first company from China to become a Platinum Sponsor of the ASF. Numerous individuals employed by Tencent are active contributors to several Apache projects, including Hadoop, HBase, Hive, MXNet (incubating), Parquet, and Spark. “We

Cross Keys Capital Acts as Exclusive Financial Advisor to SightMD in its Strategic Partnership with Chicago Pacific Founders

Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cross Keys Capital, LLC (“Cross Keys”), a leading independent investment banking firm providing M&A advisory services, is pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SightMD in their partnership with Chicago Pacific Partners, a strategic healthcare investment fund purely focused on healthcare services. The transaction was led by Cross Keys’ Co-Founder and Managing Director Bill Britton and executed by its healthcare services team dedicated to physician services groups. With a tradition of excellence that spans more than 50 years, SightMD is a regional leader in comprehensive eye care

Premier High School Opens 37th Texas Campus in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Premier High School – San Angelo, a ResponsiveEd® charter school, opened earlier this year and celebrated on September 18 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4102 Sunset Drive. Chamber of Commerce President Bruce Partain along with the Concho Cadre volunteer host welcoming group congratulated Campus Director Bree Sherwood on a successful start to the school year. “We’re proud that we’ve introduced a school of choice to this community. Traditional high schools aren’t for everyone and now some students that might have fallen through the cracks have an opportunity to graduate,” says Sherwood

Upstream Works Announces New Software Improving Customer Engagements and Digital CX Journeys

Omnichannel Enhancements Improve Customer Engagement Across The Enterprise Vaughan, ON, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — September 20, 2018 – Upstream Works Software Ltd., a provider of Omnichannel Contact Center solutions, announces Version 3.7 of its signature software, Upstream Works for Finesse (UWF). This release focuses on improving the digital customer experience, with features and capabilities that enable organizations to provide consistent, efficient, and personalized service for the entire customer journey. Upstream Works for Finesse (UWF) provides a comprehensive customer experience solution for Cisco contact centers, featuring a Single Agent Desktop connecting all channels, journeys and business systems across the

Radius Gold commences drilling at Amalia Project, Mexico

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radius Gold Inc. (TSX-V: RDU) is pleased to announce that two drill rigs have arrived at the Amalia property and drilling has commenced at Radius’s high-grade gold-silver Amalia Project located in Chihuahua, Mexico. The drill program is operated by Radius and funded by Pan American Silver, under a joint venture agreement. Radius plans to drill test several high-grade gold and silver epithermal targets at Amalia in the coming months. Amalia Project The 9450 hectare Amalia Project is located 25 km SW of the historic Guadalupe y Calvo mining district in Chihuahua.

UPDATE— Taconic Biosciences Becomes the First Animal Model Provider on General Services Administration Contract Schedule

RENSSELAER, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing genetically engineered rodent model solutions, announces a new relationship with Government Scientific Source (GSS). GSS is a leading dedicated distributor of laboratory equipment to federal, state, and local governments on contract with the GSA (General Services Administration).  By having Taconic’s products available via GSS, they can now be accessed by all federal agencies, including but not limited to the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.  Taconic is the only animal model provider affiliated with GSS and the only animal model provider available

Plunify Appoints Greg Daughtry Vice President of Marketing

Former Xilinx Executive to Manage Worldwide Corporate, Product Marketing SINGAPORE, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Plunify®, a leading design optimization technology provider, today named Greg Daughtry vice president of marketing, a newly created position reporting to Harnhua Ng, founder and chief executive officer. Daughtry joins Plunify from Xilinx where he most recently was director of product marketing. Working from Boulder, Colo., Daughtry will manage Plunify’s worldwide marketing efforts, including corporate and product marketing. In announcing Daughtry’s appointment, Ng noted his business acumen and extensive technical expertise as a senior product marketing leader. “We welcome Greg to Plunify. He is

Oceana Announces New $10.5 Million, 7-Year Grant from Arcadia

Funding from Arcadia will support Oceana’s global campaigns for healthy oceans. Washington, DC, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oceana, the world’s largest international organization dedicated solely to ocean conservation, announced today that it had received a new grant from UK-based Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin. The new $10.5 million grant will support Oceana’s campaigns to protect and restore marine life and ecosystems in biodiverse areas, preserve key habitat, stop overfishing and protect vulnerable marine life. The grant will be distributed over seven years. “We are grateful to Arcadia for their commitment to Oceana,” said

Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates Expands in Austin with LT Commercial Group

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, LLC today announced that LT Commercial Group, a commercial real estate company based in Austin, Texas has joined as the company’s first affiliate in the region. Led by CEO Lezlie Tram Le, LT Commercial Group specializes in commercial, investment, and retail real estate. “Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates has a highly regarded reputation,” said Jodie Huynh, chief operating officer of LT Commercial Group. “Their experience and ethics are unmatched in the industry. Joining Sperry Commercial feels like family. They’ve been very supportive of us as an affiliate. We’re excited

Broadcom’s Industry Leading PAM-4 PHY Shipments Surpass 1 Million Ports

End-to-end 50/100/200/400G PAM-4 Portfolio Expands Bandwidth Capacity for Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO), a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of digital and analog semiconductor connectivity solutions, today announced that it has shipped more than 1 million ports of PAM-4 PHYs to the wired infrastructure market, further extending its leadership position in the data center and cloud networking applications. With increased penetration of Broadcom’s high-density terabit LAN switches like the Tomahawk® 3 and Jericho™ 2, Broadcom is on pace to reach the 2

ROHM's New Ultra-Compact Automotive Grade Buck DC/DC Converters

These offer highly efficient and reliable supplies for sensors and cameras to contribute to the evolution of safe assisted driving Kyoto and Santa Clara, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ROHM today announced the availability of the BD9S series (BD9S400MUF-C, BD9S300MUF-C, BD9S200MUF-C, BD9S100NUX-C, BD9S000NUX-C). This series of automotive synchronous secondary buck DC/DC converters have a high reliability and low power consumption in a compact form factor with a temperature range of -40 to +125 degree. The products are offered in a leadless package with wettable flanks. This makes them very suitable for using them in applications like radars, cameras