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Kelso Technologies Inc. Advances the Commercialization of its ASCS Suspension

13 12 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and BONHAM, Texas, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Kelso Technologies Inc. (“Kelso” or the “Company”), (TSX:KLS), (NYSE American:KIQ) reports that the Company has completed the design and implementation of its proprietary Active Suspension Control System (ASCS). Kelso has successfully outfitted a 2017 Ford F150 production prototype (Prototype) with the ASCS. The Prototype features our suspension-related patents (pending) that have been designed to provide heavy duty performance capability in rugged outback terrains as well as standard road conditions.Implementation of Kelso’s business infrastructure and plans for the ASCS project has commenced. The ASCS division of Kelso will operate under the Company’s wholly owned British Columbia subsidiary KIQ X Industries Inc. (KIQX) located in Kelowna, BC, Canada. ASCS equipment will be marketed under the trade name Kelso KIQ X Gear™. All requirements of commercial production including sub-contracted facilities & equipment,...

Digerati Technologies Appoints Chief Revenue Officer

13 12 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Digerati Technologies, Inc. (“Digerati” or the “Company”) (OTCQB:DTGI), announced today that Charlie Slaughter has been appointed as Chief Revenue Officer (“CRO”) to lead all sales, marketing, and service functions with an emphasis on revenue acceleration. Mr. Slaughter was previously President of Synergy Telecom, a leading UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) provider throughout Texas, which was recently acquired by Digerati. The new role of CRO was created to establish a leadership position within the organization responsible for all revenue generation processes and for driving better integration and alignment between all revenue-related functions, including sales, marketing, customer service/support, operations, pricing, and revenue management. The CRO’s primary objective is to maximize production by maintaining excellent communications across the various organizational functions and to share best practices among sales and channel...

Surgical Device Maker Xenco Medical Unveils TraumaGPS, the First Trauma Surgery Delivery App for Spinal Implant Systems

13 12 2017

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xenco Medical, a medical device company transforming surgical procedures and healthcare logistics through its use of materials science in single-use implant systems, announces the release of TraumaGPSTM, the first on-demand trauma surgery delivery app with real-time GPS driver tracking for its disposable implant systems. The Android application developed by Xenco Medical allows surgeons and hospital personnel to request and track the emergency delivery of Xenco Medical’s sterile-packaged spinal systems by watching the real-time movement of the deliverer on a mobile map. Xenco Medical has initially made the mobile application available exclusively to a group of 65 contracted hospitals across the country. TraumaGPS by Xenco Medical enables verified users to request an emergency delivery of Xenco Medical’s various spinal implant systems, including the company’s disposable Anterior Cervical, Posterior Cervical, Pedicle Screw and Lumbar Interbody spinal systems....

Plenty of Time to Shop with Fast, Free Shipping from Amazon to Your Door – Through December 24

13 12 2017

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--(NASDAQ:AMZN) — There is still plenty of time to shop! Amazon customers can shop all the way up to Christmas Eve with Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Now. Eligible customers can start a 30-day free trial and get fast, free Prime shipping including two-day, one-day, same-day and Prime Now, delivered right to their door. Today, Amazon announced it expanded Prime Free Same-Day Delivery and Prime Free One-Day Shipping – now available to members in more than 8,000 cities and towns. For more information about holiday shipping or to start a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime, customers can go to amazon.com/prime. “We are continually investing in Prime, adding more selection and making delivery faster and more convenient. In fact, in 2016, the last Prime Free Same-Day order from Amazon.com delivered in time for Christmas was ordered at 10:23 a.m. on Christmas Eve. The order included Venum Contender Boxing Gloves, and was delivered to a Prime member...

Vayyar Imaging Announces $45 Million Series C Financing

13 12 2017

TEL AVIV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vayyar Imaging, the 3D imaging sensor company whose technology makes it possible to see through objects, today announced it has closed a $45 million Series C financing round co-led by Walden Riverwood and ITI with additional funding from Claltech and follow-on investment from Battery Ventures, Bessemer Ventures, Israel Cleantech Ventures, and Amiti, bringing total capital raised to date to $79 million USD. Vayyar will use the funds to expand into new industries, grow its global team and diversify its sensing product offerings. Click here to see a video about Vayyar’s sensor capabilities. Raviv Melamed, co-founder, CEO, and Chairman of Vayyar, said: “Our 3D imaging sensors transform elder care, autonomous vehicles, medical, agriculture, and retail by bringing innovative and exciting solutions to these markets. It is amazing to see how the ability to look into objects can help humanity in so many ways. We currently work in collaboration...

Toshiba Memory America Adds UFS to Lineup of Embedded NAND Flash Memory Products for Automotive Applications

13 12 2017

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Bret Brasso Joins ShieldX Networks as SVP of Worldwide Sales

13 12 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ShieldX Networks (ShieldX) today announced that seasoned sales veteran Bret Brasso has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. On the heels of its Series B funding announcement, ShieldX is excited to unveil the newest member of its executive team who brings targeted security industry go-to-market expertise and success to the fast growing, cloud security innovator. Brasso will build out and oversee Sales by engaging companies that desire the efficiencies, cost savings, and automated micro-segmentation solution ShieldX features. “We are thrilled to welcome Bret as the newest member of our distinguished executive team,” said Dr. Ratinder Paul Singh Ahuja, CEO of ShieldX. “His extensive cyber security experience makes him the ideal executive to lead our sales effort, and his intimate understanding of go-to-market strategies are absolutely essential as we double down on growing our customer base in the coming months.” As former...

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Appointment of Damien McDevitt, Ph.D., as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

13 12 2017

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs in central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that Damien McDevitt, Ph.D., has joined ACADIA as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, leading the company’s corporate development activities. He will report to Steve Davis, ACADIA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are thrilled to welcome Damien to the team,” said Steve Davis. “Damien has extensive experience in business development, licensing and strategic partnering, and he has completed dozens of value-creating transactions. This expertise, combined with his strong strategic and technical background, will be of great value as we continue to explore the potential for expanding our CNS portfolio.” Dr. McDevitt joins ACADIA after more than two decades at GlaxoSmithKline plc, where he was at the forefront...

Swrve Introduces Intent Engine With Support for Real-Time Audience Profiling

13 12 2017

Real-time Intent Represents Major Step Forward in Empowering Organizations to Deliver Meaningful, Effective One-to-One Customer Communications SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 13, 2017) - Swrve, the leading Customer Interaction Platform, today announced the general availability of its Intent Engine, delivering comprehensive, real-time, behavioral insight relating to every customer or prospect, and supporting more effective communications as a result. With the Intent Engine, Swrve customers can read and target consumer intent and propensity, meaning the interactions these organizations can deliver to their customers are more personal, relevant and effective than ever before, resulting in higher conversion, monetization and retention. The Intent Engine collates every fragment of customer behavior -- from years ago to minutes ago -- in a structured, actionable and real-time form. It then supports queries of infinite complexity, with no limits on recency and frequency combinations....

StreamSets Control Hub(TM) Brings DevOps Sensibilities to Dataflows

13 12 2017

New Product Enables Collaborative Development and Automated Deployment plus Scalable Execution Across Hybrid Architectures via Kubernetes SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 13, 2017) - StreamSets Inc., provider of the industry's first enterprise data operations platform, today announced immediate availability of StreamSets Control Hub, engineered to streamline the development and operational management of many-to-many dataflows. Available in StreamSets Enterprise Edition, StreamSets Control Hub adds DevOps sensibilities to data movement architectures. It offers centralized collaborative design of dataflow topologies and enables testing, provisioning and elastically scalable execution of dataflows anywhere -- on premises, on edge or in the cloud -- via the open source StreamSets Data Collector (SDC) and recently announced SDC Edge. StreamSets Control Hub addresses the challenges caused by the evolution of applications toward complex, time-sensitive data movement, where analytics...

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