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Globant Reports 2022 Second Quarter Financial Results

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:15pm

LUXEMBOURG, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native technology services company, today announced results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022.

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  • Second quarter revenues of $429.3 million, up 40.6% year-over-year
    LUXEMBOURG, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Globant (NYSE: GLOB), a digitally native technology services company, today announced results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022.
  • Globant completed the second quarter of 2022 with 25,924 Globers, 24,410 of whom were technology, design and innovation professionals.
  • "We are happy to share with you our solid financial results for the second quarter of 2022.
  • Martn Migoya and Juan Urthiague will discuss the second quarter 2022 results in a video conference call today beginning at 4:30pm ET.

Amorepacific Develops World's First Chip-less Wireless Electronic Skin Enabled by Semiconductors

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:00pm

The academic value and significance of this co-development are underscored by the publication of the research results in the prestigious journal Science, under the title of"Chip-less wireless electronic skins enabled by epitaxial freestanding compound semiconductors."

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  • The academic value and significance of this co-development are underscored by the publication of the research results in the prestigious journal Science, under the title of"Chip-less wireless electronic skins enabled by epitaxial freestanding compound semiconductors."
  • The result follows four years of joint research between Professor Kim's engineering research team at MIT and researchers at Amorepacific's R&I Center in Korea.
  • The key outcome is the development of a conformable e-skin in the form of a breathable patch which is enabled by epitaxial freestanding compound semiconductors.
  • The ultra-thin patches are also the world's first to support skin monitoring and data transmission without requiring integrated circuit chips or batteries.

  Zapata Computing Names Jay Liu Vice President of Product

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

Zapata Computing , the leading enterprise quantum software company, today announced that it has appointed Jay Liu as its Vice President of Product.

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  • Zapata Computing , the leading enterprise quantum software company, today announced that it has appointed Jay Liu as its Vice President of Product.
  • At Zapata, Liu will be responsible primarily for leading strategic direction and management for the companys product portfolio, including its Orquestra platform.
  • Words really cant do justice to everything Jay has accomplished throughout his career as a strategic product leader at the forefront of technology innovation, said Christopher Savoie, CEO and co-founder of Zapata Computing.
  • Prior to joining Zapata, Liu was the VP of Product Strategy at NS1, where he led the creation of the industrys first DDI SaaS product, disrupting a $1B legacy market.

NASA awards Sydor Technologies $150K Phase 1 SBIR Grant for Class-D space Mission X-Ray Detection Technology for Astrophysics

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 1:00pm

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sydor Technologies is a global leader in advanced x-ray detectors and diagnostic instrumentation design and manufacturing. This summer, Sydor has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by NASA, valued at US $149,993. Through this SBIR, Sydor and collaborators at the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research will begin developing a low cost, versatile soft x-ray detector for class-D space missions based on Sydor's new commercial soft x-ray detector, the high-resolution Wraith sCMOS. Leveraging a proven, off-the-shelf detector for future class-D space missions will decrease the detector unit cost per mission and introduce a new era of mission flexibility to the Astronomy and Astrophysics communities.

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  • NASA recently awarded Sydor Technologies with a Phase I SBIR grant to develop a soft x-ray detector for class-D space missions.
  • Leveraging a proven, high resolution, off-the-shelf solution for class-D space missions will also decrease detector and overall mission cost dramatically.
  • This summer, Sydor has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by NASA, valued at US $149,993.
  • Established in 2004, Sydor Technologies is headquartered in Rochester, NY and now supplies systems and support in over 33 countries.

Overjet Enters Canadian Market With Powerful Dental AI to Improve Oral Health

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 5:30pm

BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Overjet, the dental industry leader in artificial intelligence solutions, announced today it's expanding into Canada. The company received a Medical Device Establishment License (MDEL) from Health Canada for its AI-powered radiograph analysis and annotation software designed to help dentists offer more comprehensive care.

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  • Overjet, the leader in dental AI for providers and payers, received a Medical Device Establishment License (MDEL) from Health Canada for its innovative X-ray analysis technology.
  • BOSTON, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Overjet , the dental industry leader in artificial intelligence solutions, announced today it's expanding into Canada.
  • Overjet is collaborating with several of Canada's largest dental groups, insurers, and product distribution companies to implement the AI technology.
  • "Canada is one of the leading countries in AI and technology adoption, and we look forward to bringing Overjet to Canada to enhance oral health," said Wardah Inam, PhD, the CEO and co-founder of Overjet.

Andersen Corporation and Ubiquitous Energy Announce Plans to Develop First Energy Generating Windows and Doors Without Aesthetic Compromises

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 4:11pm

BAYPORT, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Andersen Corporation, manufacturer of the #1 innovative window and door brand*, and Ubiquitous Energy, the world leader in transparent solar technology, have entered into an agreement to jointly develop a first-of-its-kind energy generating window and door products.

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  • Andersen is a leading investor in Ubiquitous Energy and a longtime pioneer in the window and door industry with more than 225 patents to its name over time.
  • The companies began their relationship with an investment from Andersen in Ubiquitous Energy's Series B financing in 2021.
  • Headquartered inBayport, Minn., Andersen Corporation and its subsidiaries manufacture and market window and door products under the Andersen, Renewal by Andersen, EMCO and MQ brands.
  • Andersen has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award.

Shima Capital Debuts with $200 Million to Support Web3 Founders through "Crypto Bear Market"

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 3:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shima Capital ("Shima"), a global venture firm that invests in early-stage blockchain companies across all market cycles, today announced that it has launched its debut fund, Shima Capital Fund I ("Fund I" or the "Fund") and has collectively raised $200 million. The Fund received significant support from notable investors including Dragonfly Capital, Bill Ackman, Animoca, OKex, Mirana Ventures, Republic, and Andrew Yang, among others.

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  • The Fund received significant support from notable investors including Dragonfly Capital, Bill Ackman, Animoca, OKex, Mirana Ventures, Republic, and Andrew Yang, among others.
  • Founded in 2021 by veteran investor Yida Gao, Shima Capital supports blockchain startups in their earliest stages (i.e.
  • "Yida Gao and Shima Capital exemplify the early stage venture capital that's needed in Web3.
  • Shima is composed of seasoned investors, accomplished operators, and former founders who align on a mission to support all-star teams with building and scaling generational companies.

AtomicMind Launches College Admissions Technology Platform for a Personalized and Comprehensive College Application Experience

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 2:05pm

AtomicMind , an education technology company that offers families a boutique coaching experience in the increasingly competitive college admissions landscape, today announced the launch of a unique technology platform.

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  • AtomicMind , an education technology company that offers families a boutique coaching experience in the increasingly competitive college admissions landscape, today announced the launch of a unique technology platform.
  • The new offering provides a comprehensive and personalized college application experience by combining hands-on expert guidance from dedicated advisors with robust virtual task management, communication and feedback tools.
  • The AtomicMind platform addresses every aspect of the admissions process, from crafting compelling essays to mastering interviews to refining activity and college lists.
  • AtomicMind is an education technology company offering families a boutique coaching experience that prepares students to become wow candidates in the increasingly competitive college admissions landscape.

The Cognitive Shortcut That Clouds Decision-Making

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 2:33pm

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- New research released today in MIT Sloan Management Review, examines how inaccurate or false information, if repeated often enough, can acquire an illusion of truth, thereby placing executive decision-making at risk.

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  • Leaders can find themselves on the receiving end of falsified data, facts, and figures.
  • Misinformation, regardless of whether it was mistakenly passed along or shared with ill intent, is a common occurrence in this digital age.
  • Beware of bias blind spots, maintain as accuracy mindset, perform external fact-checking, and don't get stuck in an epistemic bubble.
  • The MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) article, " The Cognitive Shortcut that Clouds Decision-Making ,"publishes at 8 a.m. EDT on August 17, 2022.

TEDxCapeMay 2022 returns for "Body & Soul"

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 2:00pm

CAPE MAY, N.J., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following two years of virtual productions, TEDxCapeMay returns live for its 11th season on October 2, 2022, at Cape May Convention Hall from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

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  • CAPE MAY, N.J., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following two years of virtual productions, TEDxCapeMay returns live for its 11th season on October 2, 2022, at Cape May Convention Hall from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
  • Launched in 2011, TEDxCapeMay brings the region together to share a TED-like experience.
  • To date, over seven million people have viewed TEDxCapeMay talks.
  • "TEDxCapeMay delivers ideas worth spreading in a place worth visiting," notes organizer Norris Clark .