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Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition winning pieces go on display

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 9:00am

HONG KONG, Aug 1, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show are fully open to the public at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) until 2 August.

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  • HONG KONG, Aug 1, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show are fully open to the public at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) until 2 August.
  • As one of the highlight events this year, the 23rd Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition award presentation ceremony was held on the opening day of the shows.
  • Open Group Best of Show Award, Title of design: The Dream of Butterfly, Designer: Yuen Ching-chi, Sponsor: Sharon Yuen Jewelry Design, Category: Pendant/Brooch
    The Hong Kong Jewellery Design Competition is jointly organised by the HKTDC, the Hong Kong Jewellers' & Goldsmiths' Association, Hong Kong Jewellery & Jade Manufacturers Association, Hong Kong Jewelry Manufacturers' Association and the Diamond Federation of Hong Kong.
  • - Hong Kong International Jewellery Show: https://www.hktdc.com/event/hkjewellery/en/product
    - Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show: https://www.hktdc.com/event/hkdgp/en/exhibitor-list
    - Winning pieces from Open Group and Student Group: https://bit.ly/38tpjYw
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

Opener Aero Appoints Ken Karklin as Chief Executive Officer

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Friday, May 27, 2022 - 6:00am

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opener Aero , a leader in eVTOL aircraft systems, today announced the appointment of Ken Karklin to Chief Executive Officer.

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  • PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Opener Aero , a leader in eVTOL aircraft systems, today announced the appointment of Ken Karklin to Chief Executive Officer.
  • Marcus Leng, Opener Aero founder and eVTOL pioneer, has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive Officer.
  • "Ken brings a breadth of cross functional leadership competencies to Opener that are exceptionally aligned with our forthcoming transition to customer shipments and revenue production of the BlackFly Personal Air Vehicle," said Marcus Leng.
  • "The Board and I are confident that Ken is the right person to build on this momentum."

Mercury launches industry-first safe, SOSA aligned mission computer

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Monday, May 16, 2022 - 9:15pm

Open standards-based DAL-certifiable system delivers up to 40x more performance than current-generation computers while saving space, power and costsANDOVER, Mass., May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), a leader in trusted, secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, today announced the new Avionics Modular Mission Platform (AMMP), the industry’s first and only SOSA aligned, DAL-certifiable, 3U OpenVPX™ mission computer. Featuring the latest Intel® Core™ i7 safety-certifiable processors, AMMP delivers up to 40x more performance than current-generation avionics computers while drawing 50% less power and is ideally suited to a wide range of platforms including rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft, ground stations and unmanned aerial vehicles.Why It Matters:By leveraging AI and autonomous capabilities, Mercury’s modular scalable mission computer improves decision accuracy and response times for pilots, making the pilots and their aircraft safer and more capable.

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  • By leveraging AI and autonomous capabilities, Mercurys modular scalable mission computer improves decision accuracy and response times for pilots, making the pilots and their aircraft safer and more capable.
  • Safety-certified flight mission computers are often built with custom or proprietary architectures that make them difficult and expensive to maintain and upgrade, said Jay Abendroth, vice president, Mercury Mission.
  • It also aligns well with the DoDs need for open mission systems supporting their modular open systems approach (MOSA) mandate.
  • Mercury Systems and Innovation That Matters are registered trademarks of Mercury Systems, Inc. SOSA is a trademark of The Open Group.

The Open Group Announces Launch of the TOGAF® Standard, 10th Edition

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Monday, April 25, 2022 - 1:00pm

The Open Group, the vendor-neutral technology consortium, today announced the release of the TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition, marking a major milestone in the development of the worlds most widely-used Enterprise Architecture framework.

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  • The Open Group, the vendor-neutral technology consortium, today announced the release of the TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition, marking a major milestone in the development of the worlds most widely-used Enterprise Architecture framework.
  • The Open Group shares a collective vision of Boundaryless Information Flow, and the release of the TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition is a powerful expression of that vision, commented Steve Nunn, CEO and President of The Open Group.
  • The TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition continues to grow the frameworks ability to enable fundamental aspects of business strategy.
  • The TOGAF Standard, 10th Edition shows how the TOGAF ecosystem is itself adapting to this reality, growing with businesses to deliver significant value in times of change.

Mercury Systems executives appointed to SOSA Consortium Advisory Board

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Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 9:15pm

Both Ken and I are strong advocates of the governments vision for a modular open systems approach for defense systems.

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  • Both Ken and I are strong advocates of the governments vision for a modular open systems approach for defense systems.
  • The Advisory Board will provide a means for the SOSA Consortium to strategically interact with market expertise beyond its membership to promote and expand SOSA adoption.
  • Dr. Ilya Lipkin, Air Force Steering Committee Chair for the SOSA Consortium, noted, We welcome Bill and Ken to our new Advisory Board.
  • Mercury Systems and Innovation That Matters are registered trademarks of Mercury Systems, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

Radian Aerospace Announces Jeff Matthews as Director of Strategy

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 2:00pm

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Radian Aerospace (Radian), the developers of the world's first fully reusable horizontal takeoff and landing, single stage to orbit (SSTO) spaceplane, today announced the appointment of Jeff Matthews as Director of Strategy.

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  • BELLEVUE, Wash., March 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Radian Aerospace (Radian), the developers of the world's first fully reusable horizontal takeoff and landing, single stage to orbit (SSTO) spaceplane, today announced the appointment of Jeff Matthews as Director of Strategy.
  • As Director of Strategy, Matthews will lead Radian's market assessment and competitive analysis, drive U.S. government relationships, and pursue strategic industry partnerships.
  • Before joining Deloitte, Matthews served as the director of venture strategy and research for the Space Frontier Foundation, where he was also a board member.
  • Radian will provide the most frequent, reliable, and affordable human transportation in the aerospace industry, inspiring and driving the creation of totally new industries.

Icertis Adds Top Cybersecurity Experts to Information Security Advisory Board

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Friday, February 25, 2022 - 6:27pm

Formed in 2020, the Icertis ISAB helps guide Icertis' Zero Trust security model for the company's infrastructure, information assets, and customer environments, defining and advancing best practices related to security policy, configuration, monitoring, and remediation.The Icertis Security Advisory Board is led by Icertis CTO and Co-founder Monish Darda and driven by Icertis CISO Sandeep Kulkarni, as well as head of Information security, Amit Malhotra, and head of Application Security, Gaurav Tarey.

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  • Formed in 2020, the Icertis ISAB helps guide Icertis' Zero Trust security model for the company's infrastructure, information assets, and customer environments, defining and advancing best practices related to security policy, configuration, monitoring, and remediation.The Icertis Security Advisory Board is led by Icertis CTO and Co-founder Monish Darda and driven by Icertis CISO Sandeep Kulkarni, as well as head of Information security, Amit Malhotra, and head of Application Security, Gaurav Tarey.
  • "A strong security advisory board is the foundation of good security and data compliance practices," said Monish Darda, Chief Technology Officer, Icertis.
  • The ISAB focuses on the three pillars of security in safeguarding Icertis and customer environments worldwide: infrastructure security, platform security, and data protection and compliance.
  • The new members of the Icertis Information Security Advisory Board are:
    Alissa Abdullah ,PhD is currently Deputy Chief Security Officer for Mastercard, is an active board member for Girls in Tech, Inc., and Smartsheet.

Energistics Appoints Pablo Pérez Bardasz to its Board of Directors

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Friday, February 25, 2022 - 1:31pm

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Energistics, an affiliate of The Open Group and global, non-profit consortium in the oil and gas industry, today announces the appointment of Pablo Perez Bardasz, the President and CEO of Bardasz, to its Board of Directors.

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  • HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Energistics, an affiliate of The Open Group and global, non-profit consortium in the oil and gas industry, today announces the appointment of Pablo Perez Bardasz, the President and CEO of Bardasz, to its Board of Directors.
  • On the day of his election, Pablo said: "It is a great privilege to be appointed to the Energistics Board of Directors.
  • Steve Nunn, CEO and President of The Open Group, and a member of the Energistics Board of Directors commented: "We are delighted to welcome Pablo to the Board of Directors.
  • Pablo brings considerable experience and expertise which is vital at this very important time for Energistics and the industry.

Aker BP and Accenture Team Up on Data Factory in the Cloud to Improve Oil and Gas Operations

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Monday, January 31, 2022 - 12:59pm

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping Aker BP, one of Europes largest independent oil companies, become a data-driven enterprise by building a cloud-based foundation and data factory to improve its operations.

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  • Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping Aker BP, one of Europes largest independent oil companies, become a data-driven enterprise by building a cloud-based foundation and data factory to improve its operations.
  • Aker BP launched the project to accelerate its goal of digitalizing the full lifecycle of its operations to cut costs, improve productivity, and lower its carbon footprint.
  • Based on its technology, innovation and upstream oil and gas data management experience, Accenture was selected by Aker BP to develop a data factory solution in collaboration with Cognite and Aker BP.
  • This project is key to our vision of being the leading offshore oil and gas exploration and production company, said Per Harald Kongelf, SVP Improvements of Aker BP.

3U VPX FPGA modules first to market with high-bandwidth memory

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 9:15pm

These are the first open architecture 3U products on the market to feature HBM (memory directly integrated on the FPGA chip), offering a 20x increase in memory bandwidth over traditional DDR4 memory.

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  • These are the first open architecture 3U products on the market to feature HBM (memory directly integrated on the FPGA chip), offering a 20x increase in memory bandwidth over traditional DDR4 memory.
  • Our new Model 5585 and 5586 modules are a breakthrough in FPGA technology designed to speed information to the end user, and the first to market with HBM technology said Ken Hermanny, general manager, Mercury Microwave and Mixed Signal Assemblies.
  • The Virtex UltraScale+ with HBM provides a unique combination of memory, compute and I/O capability in a single high-performance FPGA, said Manuel Uhm, director for silicon marketing at Xilinx.
  • Visit the Model 5585/5586 SOSA aligned FPGA processor product page for more information or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or info@mrcy.com .