CEC

Equinor appoints Torgrim Reitan as new Chief Financial Officer

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Friday, September 30, 2022

Torgrim Reitan has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and executive vice president in Equinor (OSE: EQNR, NYSE: EQNR), with effect from 6 October 2022.

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  • Torgrim Reitan has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and executive vice president in Equinor (OSE: EQNR, NYSE: EQNR), with effect from 6 October 2022.
  • Torgrim has a very strong background to take on the complex challenge as CFO in Equinor, as we progress our ambition to be a leading company in the energy transition.
  • Reitan comes from the position as senior vice president for Finance and Control in the Equinors Renewables business area.
  • Prior to this he held the position as executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer from 2010 to 2015.

Konica Minolta Wins Two Marketing Awards

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Ramsey, NJ, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. ( Konica Minolta ) is proud to announce it has been named a winner in Ragans Video, Visual and Virtual Awards in the Visual Design and B2B Video categories.

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  • Ramsey, NJ, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. ( Konica Minolta ) is proud to announce it has been named a winner in Ragans Video, Visual and Virtual Awards in the Visual Design and B2B Video categories.
  • Konica Minolta was chosen from a wide pool of entries to receive recognition for its work in these two categories:
    Konica Minolta made a building into branding.
  • We look forward to your continued achievements, said Brendan Gannon, Senior Marketing Manager for Awards Programs at Ragan Communications.
  • Ragan Communications and PR Daily run 15 awards programs each year, including the prestigious PR Daily Awards, Top Women in Communications Awards and Employee Communications Awards.

Govee Debuts Redesigned TV Backlight with Envisual Technology for an Immersive Home Theater Viewing Experience

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Monday, September 26, 2022

HONG KONG, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Govee, a global leader in smart lighting and RGBIC technology, announced the launch of the TV Backlight T2, the world's first dual-camera color-match TV backlight with enhanced color-matching accuracy. Its innovative dual-camera design and patented Govee Envisual technology ensure industry-leading accuracy and provide users with an elevated home entertainment experience. The Envisual-supported TV Backlight T2 provides a "wow" factor for TV viewers through exact, vibrant color-matching lights designed to amplify any movie, show or game.

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  • Its innovative dual-camera design and patented Govee Envisual technology ensure industry-leading accuracy and provide users with an elevated home entertainment experience.
  • The Envisual-supported TV Backlight T2 provides a "wow" factor for TV viewers through exact, vibrant color-matching lights designed to amplify any movie, show or game.
  • Users can pair the TV Backlight T2 with DreamView mode through the Govee Home App , syncing to other Govee smart lights for an even more impactful viewing experience.
  • The Govee TV Backlight T2 is easy to install and works seamlessly with voice assistants, such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

AI Chat Platform SaaS Provider Achieves 50% Savings on IaaS Costs by Moving DevOps Workloads to OpenMetal

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Within the first six months of moving their DevOps workload from AWS to OpenMetal, Pypestream recognized cost savings of over 50%, which they have since used to reinvest in new staffing, resources, and initiatives.

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  • Within the first six months of moving their DevOps workload from AWS to OpenMetal, Pypestream recognized cost savings of over 50%, which they have since used to reinvest in new staffing, resources, and initiatives.
  • Like many software-development companies, Pypestream is using AWS as their primary cloud platform.
  • Pypestream knew that they needed to diversify their cloud infrastructure providers both to get better control over costs and to accommodate customer concerns.
  • OpenMetal was able to provide an almost out-of-the box OpenStack Private Cloud solution for Pypestream's Kubernetes based DevOps workloads, which immediately improved performance and cut down costs.

NetImpact Wins USDA CEC Contract to Provide Global Enterprise Applications Support

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Friday, September 23, 2022

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Through At-Impact , NetImpact was awarded a contract to provide technical guidance and program performance support for United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Governance Applications Management Branch (GAMB), Governance Services Division (GSD) of the Client Experience Center (CEC).

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  • FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Through At-Impact , NetImpact was awarded a contract to provide technical guidance and program performance support for United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Governance Applications Management Branch (GAMB), Governance Services Division (GSD) of the Client Experience Center (CEC).
  • As the IT service provider of choice, the CEC supports enterprise applications for USDA's global customer base and its respective business mission areas.
  • NetImpact will provide a full range of services across CEC's Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) tool suite that fulfill 1.2M+ requests per annum.
  • At-Impact is a joint venture (JV) between Attain, LLC and NetImpact Strategies (NetImpact) under the Small Business Administration's 8(a) Mentor/Protg program with NetImpact Strategies as lead Protg.

US$2M EJ4Climate Grant Program Calls for New Project Proposals

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The CEC's environmental justice and climate resilience grant program provides funding directly to community-based organizations to help develop locally-driven solutions.

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  • The CEC's environmental justice and climate resilience grant program provides funding directly to community-based organizations to help develop locally-driven solutions.
  • MONTREAL, Sept. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) of North America has just announced that the US$2 million Environmental Justice for Climate (EJ4Climate) grant program is now open for applications.
  • Last year's program saw the selection of 15 grant recipients from 375 proposals received from across the three countries.
  • "I'm so proud to join our CEC partners as we launch the second round of the EJ4Climate grant program and support projects that foster climate resilience and advance environmental justice across North America."

NYC billboards to feature message about importance of Canada’s energy to Reconciliation

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Partnerships with Canadas energy sector offer an incredible opportunity to pull our next generation out of poverty, said Dale Swampy, president of the National Coalition of Chiefs.

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  • Partnerships with Canadas energy sector offer an incredible opportunity to pull our next generation out of poverty, said Dale Swampy, president of the National Coalition of Chiefs.
  • In fact, overall Indigenous representation in the oil and gas sector was more than 6% in 2019, according to Statistics Canada.
  • For comparison, Indigenous peoples make up about 3.3% of Canadas total workforce.
  • More and more First Nations communities and businesses are entering into equity partnerships and mutual benefit agreements on major pipeline and energy infrastructure projects.

Goldi Solar strengthens its presence in the US market

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Monday, September 19, 2022

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- GoldiSolar, India's most quality-conscious solar brand, today announced the launch of HELOC̣®Pro module series. It features mono-facial and bi-facial modules with M10 wafer size. With a power of 560W and 400W, the new modules can be widely used in utility, industrial, institutional, agriculture, and rooftop applications. The 560W module will be in glass-to-glass, and 400W will be in an all-black variant. The products are being launched at RE+ 2022, a renewable energy trade expo held between 19-22 September 2022 in Anaheim, California.

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  • At the launch event, Mr. Bharat Bhut, Director, Goldi Solar, said, "Goldi Solar is proud to roll out HELOC Pro in the USA.
  • Goldi has consistently managed to raise market competitiveness with high-quality modules as it continuously invests in technical updates.
  • We also want to expand our associate network and look for partners for our module sales business in the US market."
  • Goldi Solar's existing facilities in Gujarat (India) have a module manufacturing capacity of 2.5 GW.

Lattice Semiconductor Appoints Raejeanne Skillern to Board of Directors

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced the appointment of Raejeanne Skillern to the Companys Board of Directors and Compensation Committee.

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  • Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced the appointment of Raejeanne Skillern to the Companys Board of Directors and Compensation Committee.
  • Ms. Skillern currently serves as President, Communications, Enterprise and Cloud (CEC) at Flex, a leading technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions company.
  • Ms. Skillern holds a bachelors degree in mathematics and computer science from Pepperdine University, and an MBA from Marylhurst University.
  • Jeff Richardson, Lattice's Chairman of the Board, commented, "Raejeanne Skillern is an excellent addition to our Board of Directors.

LEADING CRYPTOCURRENCY COMPANY COINFLIP OPENS DOORS TO FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND 'CRYPTO EXPERIENCE CENTER' AND CORPORATE INNOVATION CENTER IN TAMPA

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Tuesday, September 13, 2022

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CoinFlip, a leading fintech company powered by cryptocurrency, today announces the official opening of a first-of-its-kind 'Crypto Experience Center (CEC),' which opens to the public on September 14. The company also welcomes employees into its 'Innovation Center,' a new engineering hub and second corporate office, located in Tampa's Sparkman Wharf.

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  • The company also welcomes employees into its 'Innovation Center,' a new engineering hub and second corporate office, located in Tampa's Sparkman Wharf.
  • "Bringing to life this customer-facing experience is one of many groundbreaking moves on the horizon for CoinFlip" said CEO and co-founder of CoinFlip, Ben Weiss.
  • "We are thrilled to officially welcome CoinFlip to Tampa and celebrate the grand opening of the Crypto Experience Center.
  • "CoinFlip is securing its place at the forefront of the digital revolution with the opening of our Crypto Innovation and Experience Center.