Operating systems

DFI and Canonical offer risk-free system updates and reduced software lead times for the IoT ecosystem

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:00am

TAIPEI, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DFI and Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, signed the IoT Hardware Certification Partner Program.

Key Points: 
  • TAIPEI, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DFI and Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, signed the IoT Hardware Certification Partner Program.
  • DFI is the world's first industrial computer manufacturer to offer Ubuntu-certified IoT hardware ready for the over-the-air software update.
  • Additionally, DFI's RemoGuard avoids service interruption, lowers maintenance costs, and responds to establishing a seamless IoT ecosystem.
  • "By cooperating with Canonical, DFI aims to give IoT developers shorter software introduction timelines and to promote the role of software by lowering the risk of system updates," said Steven Tsai, President of DFI.

DFI and Canonical offer risk-free system updates and reduced software lead times for the IoT ecosystem

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:00am

TAIPEI, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DFI and Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, signed the IoT Hardware Certification Partner Program.

Key Points: 
  • TAIPEI, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- DFI and Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, signed the IoT Hardware Certification Partner Program.
  • DFI is the world's first industrial computer manufacturer to offer Ubuntu-certified IoT hardware ready for the over-the-air software update.
  • Additionally, DFI's RemoGuard avoids service interruption, lowers maintenance costs, and responds to establishing a seamless IoT ecosystem.
  • "By cooperating with Canonical, DFI aims to give IoT developers shorter software introduction timelines and to promote the role of software by lowering the risk of system updates," said Steven Tsai, President of DFI.

Apache Corporation Announces Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Financial and Operational Results

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:15pm

HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apache Corporation (Nasdaq: APA) today announced fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 results on its website at www.apachecorp.com or investor.apachecorp.com as well as on Twitter (@ApacheCorp).

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apache Corporation (Nasdaq: APA) today announced fourth-quarter and full-year 2020 results on its website at www.apachecorp.com or investor.apachecorp.com as well as on Twitter (@ApacheCorp).
  • There will be a conference call Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. Central time to discuss the results.
  • Apache Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom, and exploration activities offshore Suriname.
  • Apache posts announcements, operational updates, investor information and copies of all press releases on its website, www.apachecorp.com .

Spotify Announces Proposed Exchangeable Senior Notes Offering

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:05pm

Spotify Technology S.A. (Spotify) (NYSE: SPOT) today announced that its indirect subsidiary, Spotify USA Inc. (Spotify USA), intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $1,300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of exchangeable senior notes due 2026 (the notes) in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act).

Key Points: 
  • Spotify Technology S.A. (Spotify) (NYSE: SPOT) today announced that its indirect subsidiary, Spotify USA Inc. (Spotify USA), intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $1,300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of exchangeable senior notes due 2026 (the notes) in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act).
  • The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed, on a senior, unsecured basis, by Spotify.
  • Spotify USA will settle exchanges by paying or delivering, as applicable, cash, ordinary shares of Spotify or a combination of cash and ordinary shares of Spotify, at Spotify USAs election.
  • Spotify USA may not consummate the proposed offering described in this press release and, if the proposed offering is consummated, cannot provide any assurances regarding the final terms of the offering or the notes or its ability to effectively apply the net proceeds as described above.

Ed-Tech Nonprofit, TalkingPoints Launches Multilingual Translated Video Captions Supported In More Than 100 Languages

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:28pm

TalkingPoints translated video caption feature was specifically designed to further the organizations mission to connect educators and families--particularly those in under-resourced and multilingual communities--in support of student success.

Key Points: 
  • TalkingPoints translated video caption feature was specifically designed to further the organizations mission to connect educators and families--particularly those in under-resourced and multilingual communities--in support of student success.
  • TalkingPoints translated video captioning makes it easy for teachers to record and send messages and for parents to view and respond.
  • Teachers simply record a video message in the TalkingPoints app and send.
  • Families can then view and read along in their own home languages, making TalkingPoints more accessible than ever before.

Kevin Miller, CEO Of GR0 Gives 5 Management Tips For Your Business

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:00pm

However, CEO of GR0 Kevin Miller has five management tips that can help leaders enable employees to do their best work, whether they be working from the homes or in an office.

Key Points: 
  • However, CEO of GR0 Kevin Miller has five management tips that can help leaders enable employees to do their best work, whether they be working from the homes or in an office.
  • While he works to improve Google rankings for clients, these tips will serve you well no matter what industry you work in.
  • This might seem simple, but it requires strong resolve to let employees make decisions and act on their own, and will likely be uncomfortable at first.
  • For more information about GR0 and its services, you may visit us online at http://www.gr0.com or find us as @gr0agency on Twitter , Instagram , and Facebook .

Sandler's "How To Succeed" Podcast Enters 5th Year

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:42pm

All episodes may be found here: www.howtosucceed.libsyn.com and are available on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.

Key Points: 
  • All episodes may be found here: www.howtosucceed.libsyn.com and are available on iTunes, Google Play, and Spotify.
  • "How To Succeed" is a free, informative, educational, and motivational podcast available to the general public.The podcast, produced by Sandler ( www.Sandler.com ), offers a look at the attitudes, behaviors, and techniques necessary to succeed in all aspects of business and life.
  • Montague noted, "As we come up on our 5th year and 500th episode, the guests and content of the show continues to improve and expand.
  • We have more best-selling authors, popular speakers, and award-winning thought leaders sharing modern and innovative takes on how to succeed at leadership and sales."

Instacart Announces Two New Appointments To Its Board Of Directors - Global Product Leader Fidji Simo And Finance Veteran Barry McCarthy

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:30pm

"Fidji brings extensive experience developing mainstream, global products that are used by billions of people everyday.

Key Points: 
  • "Fidji brings extensive experience developing mainstream, global products that are used by billions of people everyday.
  • With Barry, we're adding one of the brightest finance minds in the world to our Board.
  • In addition to serving as a member of Instacart's Board of Directors, Simo co-founded Women in Product, a non-profit to help women reach leadership positions in product management.
  • In addition to serving as a member of Instacart's Board of Directors, McCarthy is also currently a member of the Board of Directors for Spotify.

WayBeyond offers agriculture industry an alternative to Microsoft

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:17pm

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Feb. 24,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech innovator WayBeyond is taking on Microsoft's Power BI and Excel products to give growers an alternative solution for integrating all their business data into one digital platform.

Key Points: 
  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Feb. 24,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech innovator WayBeyond is taking on Microsoft's Power BI and Excel products to give growers an alternative solution for integrating all their business data into one digital platform.
  • This is what Data Studio now offers," says Chief Technology Officer Jonathan Morgan.
  • "Being agriculture focused means we can have a relationship with our customers supporting them in a way these generic products can't.
  • Data Studio is available by subscription and open to any grower looking to integrate their data.

APWA and IPWEA Expand Long-Term Strategic Partnership

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:10pm

"APWA is excited to extend and expand our long-term partnership with IPWEA," said APWA President Mary Joyce Ivers.

Key Points: 
  • "APWA is excited to extend and expand our long-term partnership with IPWEA," said APWA President Mary Joyce Ivers.
  • "Through this strategic alignment of organizational activities, APWA and IPWEA have enhanced the available technical and professional opportunities for every one of our members.
  • APWA and IPWEA have an established history of technology exchange through study tours and attendance at each organization's conferences.
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