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In-Space’s expansions bring on board a new Chief Technology Officer – SatNews

The new appointment comes as In-Space Missions expands its business, adding 40 new staff in the last year and opening new office and cleanroom space at their HQ site in Alton, Hampshire. In-Space Missions appoints Matthew Angling as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead the use of new technologies and processes, and to develop innovative space products for customers.  Matthew joins In-Space Missions from Spire Global where he was Director of Space Weather.  He has a wealth of experience in space enabled C4ISR, space technologies and the space environment, having worked previously at QinetiQ where he led the ionospheric modelling team, and the University of Birmingham where he was Head of the Space Environment Group.  Matthew has an MA in Physics from the University of Oxford...
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China’s heat wave is creating havoc for electric vehicle drivers

The record-breaking heat wave in China, which started back in June, has evaporated over half the hydroelectricity generation capacity in Sichuan, a southwestern province that usually gets 81% of its electricity from hydropower plants. That decreased energy supply, at a time when the need for cooling has increased demand, is putting industrial production and everyday life in the region on pause.  And as the power supply has become unreliable, the government has instituted EV charging restrictions in order to prioritize more critical daily electricity needs.  As Chinese publications have reported, finding a working charging station in Sichuan and the neighboring region Chongqing—a task that took a few minutes before the heat wave—took as long as two hours this week. The majority of pu...
Bristow Group’s multi-year connectivity agreement with Speedcast will enhance technology and future-proof network – SatNews
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Bristow Group’s multi-year connectivity agreement with Speedcast will enhance technology and future-proof network – SatNews

Speedcast, a communications and IT services provider, announced today that the company has signed a multi-year contract with Bristow Group Inc. to deliver technology upgrades and future-proof more than 40 remote sites across the globe, including Australia, Europe, Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and North and South America. Houston-based Bristow Group provides innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions and provides aviation and search and rescue (SAR) solutions to government and civil organizations, with 222 aircraft in its global fleet. As part of the agreement, more than 40 onshore energy and search and rescue office bases will receive technology and system enhancements via Speedcast’s Unified Global Platform (UGP) and its advanced, software-defined wide area networ...
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The German Football Association (DFB-Akademie), and Sports Technology Company TrackMan Agree Multi-Year Strategic Partnership

VEDBÆK, Denmark--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Academy of the German Football Association (DFB-Akademie), part of the single largest sports federation in the world will utilise TrackMan’s world-renowned ball flight technology to deliver the most advanced tool for practicing and improving ball striking and ball delivery skills across all aspects of the game. The DFB-Akademie, the single largest sports federation in the world will utilise TrackMan’s world-renowned ball flight technology to deliver the most advanced tool for practicing and improving ball striking and ball delivery skills across all aspects of the game. The TrackMan system adopted by the men’s senior National Team has already seen marked improvements in the practice data of players. This partnership will extend that usage ...
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Quisitive Technology Solutions (CVE:QUIS) PT Lowered to C$1.75

Quisitive Technology Solutions (CVE:QUIS – Get Rating) had its price objective lowered by Eight Capital from C$2.75 to C$1.75 in a research report issued on Friday, BayStreet.CA reports. Eight Capital’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 153.62% from the stock’s current price. A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on QUIS. Cormark set a C$1.20 target price on shares of Quisitive Technology Solutions and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Scotiabank boosted their price objective on shares of Quisitive Technology Solutions from C$2.20 to C$4.00 in a research note on Friday. Canaccord Genuity Group lowered their target price on Quisitive Technology Solutions from C$2.00 to C$1.75 in a re...
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BlackRock, Google and Morgan Stanley Investing Billions Into Blockchain and Crypto Technology: Report

Forty of the world’s top 100 public companies by market capitalization are reportedly pouring in billion of dollars into blockchain and crypto firms. According to a recent report from crypto analytics platform Blockdata, 40 firms have invested about $6 billion into blockchain and crypto companies between September 2021 and June 2022. Using figures from market intelligence platform CB Insights, Blockdata reports that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has the biggest stake in blockchain. The California-based firm invested $1.50 billion in startups Fireblocks, Dapper Labs, Voltage and Digital Currency Group. The world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, is the next biggest blockchain company investor with $1.17 billion worth of investments in FTX, Circle and Anchorage Digital. ...
UCSO makes arrests in car thefts thanks to Flock cameras
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UCSO makes arrests in car thefts thanks to Flock cameras

Flock Safety cameras installed by neighborhoods have led UCSO deputies to make arrests in three separate stolen vehicle cases in the last two years. UNION COUNTY, N.C. — The Union County Sheriff’s Office is using new camera technology to solve crimes. Several neighborhoods in the county have installed Flock Safety cameras, which can capture license plates and vehicle characteristics. According to a news release, Flock Safety ALPR cameras help law enforcement investigate crime by providing objective evidence that can be transformed into actionable leads. RELATED: Charlotte mother says her car was stolen, making it difficu...
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SC to Sandigan: Embrace technology

MANILA, Philippines — Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo challenged the Sandiganbayan to keep up with the times and embrace technology as he emphasized that the judiciary is gearing up not only for the pandemic, but also for the future. “We are making use of technological advancements to make sure that, regardless of the situation, the court can continue with its duty of dispensing justice to all, swiftly and efficiently,” Gesmundo said during his speech at the 44th anniversary of the Sandiganbayan, where he was the guest of honor. He served at the Sandiganbayan from 2005 to 2017 before he was appointed to the Supreme Court and became the 27th Chief Justice of the Philippines last year. In his speech, Gesmundo discussed the Strategic Plan for Judicial Innovations (SPJI) 2022-2027, a plan...
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Terran Orbital Completes NASA Pathfinder Technology Demonstrator 3 Bus Commissioning Less Than One Week After Launch

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Terran Orbital Corporation (NYSE: LLAP), a global leader in satellite solutions, primarily serving the United States aerospace and defense industry, today announced its Pathfinder Technology Demonstrator 3 (PTD-3) satellite has completed bus commissioning with all health and status checkouts nominal. Terran Orbital designed and built the PTD-3 satellite in support of NASA’s PTD series of missions. The missions will test the operation of a variety of novel small satellite technologies in low-Earth orbit while providing significant enhancements to performance. The successful demonstration of new subsystem technologies throughout multiple planned PTD missions will increase small spacecraft capabilities to enable future exploration missions and...
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Amazon Turns To Technology To Help Small Business Deal With Intellectual Property Challenges

13 October 2021, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Neubrandenburg: Employees sort parcels from online ... [+] retailer Amazon at the new distribution center. The retailer's second distribution center in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is officially opened today. According to the operator, around 10,000 parcels from European logistics and sorting centres are unloaded here every day and assigned to delivery vehicles. Photo: Jens Büttner/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB (Photo by Jens Büttner/picture alliance via Getty Images) dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images The Intellectual Property (IP) and patent landscape are incredibly complex. There are rules and regulations for different types of products, designs, and trade secrets differing by country and region. It takes years to develo...