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Air Lease Corporation CEO John Plueger to Speak at Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:33am

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL) announced today that John L. Plueger, Chief Executive Officer and President, will be speaking and interviewed at Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York 2019 at the Intercontinental New York Barclay in New York City on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • Air Lease Corporation (ALC) (NYSE: AL) announced today that John L. Plueger, Chief Executive Officer and President, will be speaking and interviewed at Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York 2019 at the Intercontinental New York Barclay in New York City on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • For further details, please visit the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York 2019 conference website at: https://www.aviationnews-online.com/conferences/newyork/ .
  • This speaking engagement will be broadcast live through a link on the Investors page of the Air Lease Corporation website at www.airleasecorp.com .
  • Alternatively, virtual attendees may access the webcast directly via this link: Airline Economics Growth Frontiers New York 2019 Conference .

Last Chance to Register for CES Unveiled in Amsterdam

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:00am

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced the last chance to register for the third annual CES Unveiled in Amsterdam .

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  • The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced the last chance to register for the third annual CES Unveiled in Amsterdam .
  • CES Unveiled is an official CES 2020 preview event, bringing together executives, influential media and prominent industry influencers to experience the latest tech innovations from across Europe.
  • CES Unveiled promotes the continued value it shares with Europe through partnerships across government, business and research.
  • CES Unveiled in Amsterdam will focus on the theme Tech Improving Lives, featuring an expected 100 exhibitors (including 50+ startups) from the Netherlands and across Europe.

AppDynamics Delivers Latest App Attention Index Report, Revealing Emergence of The Era of the Digital Reflex

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:00am

68%4 claim digital services have improved their productivity at home and work, an increase from 43% in 2017.

Key Points: 
  • 68%4 claim digital services have improved their productivity at home and work, an increase from 43% in 2017.
  • The use of digital services has evolved to become an unconscious extension of human behavior - a Digital Reflex.
  • As these digital reflexes become habitual, consumers are becoming increasingly dependent on devices and digital services, relying on them to complete many of their daily tasks.
  • The Era of the Digital Reflex sees more than three quarters of consumers (76%8) reporting that their expectations of how well digital services should perform are increasing, compared to only 62 percent in 2017.

Forter Fraud Attack Index Reveals 89% Increase In Loyalty Program Fraud

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:30am

Forter , the leader in e-commerce fraud prevention, today announced the release of the seventh edition of its Fraud Attack Index .

Key Points: 
  • Forter , the leader in e-commerce fraud prevention, today announced the release of the seventh edition of its Fraud Attack Index .
  • The latest edition of the Fraud Attack Index indicates that fraud is evolving rapidly beyond the point of the transaction to accounts such as loyalty programs and abuse of return policies.
  • Loyalty fraud increased by 89% year over year, while the total dollar amount in online fraud increased by 12% year over year.
  • The Fraud Attack Index shows that fraudsters are having significantly more success in account takeover (ATO) attacks.

NVIDIA Leads the Fast-Growing and Complex Edge AI Chipset Market but Competition is Intensifying

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:00am

In 2019, the AI industry is witnessing the continual migration of AI workloads, particularly AI inference, to edge devices, including on-premise servers, gateways, and end-devices and sensors.

Key Points: 
  • In 2019, the AI industry is witnessing the continual migration of AI workloads, particularly AI inference, to edge devices, including on-premise servers, gateways, and end-devices and sensors.
  • The frontrunner of this market is NVIDIA, with a 39% revenue share in the first half of 2019.
  • NVIDIA is facing stiff competition from Intel with its comprehensive chipset portfolio, from Xeon CPU to Mobileye and Movidius Myriad.
  • These very edge devices require lighter AI implementations, an approach often referred to as tiny or thin AI.

Groundbreaking CloudCO Demo at Broadband World Forum 2019 Made Possible by UNH-IOL’s Role as Open Broadband Lab

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 9:00am

The intention of the OB-Labs initiative is to demonstrate an open framework for cloud-based broadband for carriers globally, and bring the promise of SDN and NFV to fruition.

Key Points: 
  • The intention of the OB-Labs initiative is to demonstrate an open framework for cloud-based broadband for carriers globally, and bring the promise of SDN and NFV to fruition.
  • The demo at BBWF 2019 was built from a combination of open source from the OPNFV, ONAP, and Open Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) projects and products from Nokia, Altice Labs, DZS, and VMware.
  • A first of its kind demonstration, this implementation truly shows the power of a well-defined architecture and the agility of an open community.
  • This demo is a great example of collaboration between open source and standardization communities, said David Prez Caparrs, Lead DevOps Engineer, Swisscom.

TechnipFMC Awarded Significant Subsea Contract for PetroVietnam Gas’ Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 Gas Pipeline Development in Vietnam

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:00am

TechnipFMC (NYSE: FTI) (PARIS: FTI) has been awarded a significant(1) contract by PetroVietnam Gas for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 pipeline across Nam Con Son basin and Cuu Long basin in Vietnam.

Key Points: 
  • TechnipFMC (NYSE: FTI) (PARIS: FTI) has been awarded a significant(1) contract by PetroVietnam Gas for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 pipeline across Nam Con Son basin and Cuu Long basin in Vietnam.
  • The scope of the contract covers engineering and installation of 118 kilometers of rigid pipeline as well as the fabrication of subsea structures to tie back the existing Nam Con Son 2 Phase 1 gas pipeline to the Long Hai Landfall Station.
  • Arnaud Piton, President Subsea at TechnipFMC, commented: We are extremely pleased to have been entrusted with the Nam Con Son 2 Phase 2 pipeline contract.
  • This pipeline collects and transports gas from several reserves to help meet the demand in Southeast Vietnam, and we look forward to collaborating with PetroVietnam Gas on this project.

Broadband Forum Reimagines Services Deployment and Orchestration With Exclusive CloudCO Demonstration at Broadband World Forum 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:30am

As service providers look to introduce new network technologies to accelerate new services deployment with minimal risk, Broadband Forum will demonstrate the latest developments in its Cloud Central Office (CloudCO) and Open Broadband Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) initiatives at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) 2019.

Key Points: 
  • As service providers look to introduce new network technologies to accelerate new services deployment with minimal risk, Broadband Forum will demonstrate the latest developments in its Cloud Central Office (CloudCO) and Open Broadband Broadband Access Abstraction (OB-BAA) initiatives at Broadband World Forum (BBWF) 2019.
  • The CloudCO and OB-BAA demonstration will represent a radical recasting of services deployment and orchestration to the benefit of the industry, said Geoff Burke, Chief Marketing Officer at Broadband Forum.
  • The demonstration will take place during exhibition hours in the Broadband Forum / Open Broadband Interop Pavilion (A40).
  • Broadband World Forum 2019 takes place from Tuesday, October 15 to Thursday, October 17, at the RAI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

GoFundMe™ Announces GoFundMe Charity™ Free Enterprise Fundraising Software For Nonprofits

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:01am

Today, GoFundMe, the worlds largest social fundraising platform, announced two new offerings: GoFundMe Charity , a new fundraising suite for nonprofits, and the Donate Button by GoFundMe, an easy way to accept donations anywhere online.

Key Points: 
  • Today, GoFundMe, the worlds largest social fundraising platform, announced two new offerings: GoFundMe Charity , a new fundraising suite for nonprofits, and the Donate Button by GoFundMe, an easy way to accept donations anywhere online.
  • GoFundMe Charity will give charities of all sizes access to enterprise-level fundraising software and new features, powered by the social fundraising expertise of GoFundMe.
  • GoFundMe Charity offers a set of powerful new features, including:
    No Platform Fee Model and Flexible Pricing Plans: Nonprofits can save more than just their subscription fees.
  • Launched in 2010, GoFundMe is the worlds largest free social fundraising platform, with billions raised by tens of millions of donors.

ARK Multicasting and Microsoft Announce Agreement for Rural Broadband and Distributed Cloud Services

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:46am

ARK Multicasting, Inc. (ARK) today announced a new agreement with Microsoft.

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  • ARK Multicasting, Inc. (ARK) today announced a new agreement with Microsoft.
  • ARK CEO, Vern Fotheringham said, With Microsofts support, ARK believes that this pilot could be the start of standardizing the groundbreaking use of ATSC 3.0 and TV white space technology to bring broadband to rural America.
  • The agreement is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to bring broadband access to at least 3 million Americans in unserved rural areas by July 2022.
  • It will pair Microsoft Azure cloud services with ARKs core NEXTGEN TV broadcast capabilities to shift high demand cloud content directly to the consumer edge.