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Ancestry Appoints Gene Alston to its Board of Directors

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 4:41pm

b'Ancestry\xc2\xae, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, today announced the appointment of Gene Alston as an independent member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'Ancestry\xc2\xae, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, today announced the appointment of Gene Alston as an independent member of its Board of Directors, effective immediately.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005784/en/\nAncestry\xc2\xae, today announced the appointment of Gene Alston as an independent member of its Board of Directors.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)\nAlston is currently the Vice President of Commerce Business and Operations at Facebook, where he is responsible for all strategy and teams for commerce products across Facebook\xe2\x80\x99s family of apps, revenue and client satisfaction globally.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are excited to welcome Gene to our board of directors.
  • He brings a wealth of industry experience to the role with a focus on high growth, disruptive consumer internet companies,\xe2\x80\x9d said Mark Thompson, Ancestry board chair.

Webscale Network Operators, 4Q20 Market Review - Webscale Sector Benefits from COVID-19 Pandemic as Annual Revenues Rise 18% to $1.71 Trillion, CAPEX Up 28% to $133B - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 10:37am

Webscale operators may also own access networks, typically using fixed satellite or fiber.

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  • Webscale operators may also own access networks, typically using fixed satellite or fiber.
  • Twitter, for instance, is not a webscale operator, as its network relies on a mix of rented space in carrier-neutral data centers and rented cloud resources from Google.
  • Google up 9% YoY to $146.9B), and increased cloud spending across a number of verticals amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Webscale revenues are now just a bit below telecom operator revenues, which ended 2020 at $1.79 trillion.\nNetwork-related spending estimates at market- and company-level, across quarters\n'

Phenom Study: Majority of the Fortune 500 Fail to Embrace AI and Automation for Hiring

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

The fifth edition of Phenom\xe2\x80\x99s annual audit ranks companies\xe2\x80\x99 candidate experiences based on how they attract, engage and convert talent.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • The fifth edition of Phenom\xe2\x80\x99s annual audit ranks companies\xe2\x80\x99 candidate experiences based on how they attract, engage and convert talent.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005315/en/\nThe Phenom study reveals that 93% of the Fortune 500 scored poorly in the use of AI, indicating that they are not delivering the level of personalization candidates expect.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cCompanies that deliver the most personalized talent journeys will be at an advantage when competing for future employees.
  • AI-powered technology can help employers dynamically deliver tailored jobs and contextually relevant information in real time based on candidates\xe2\x80\x99 preferences and interactions.

Auth0 Joins the Amazon Web Services Public Sector Partner Program

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 1:01pm

b"Auth0 , the identity platform for application teams, today announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Partner (PSP) Program .

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  • b"Auth0 , the identity platform for application teams, today announced that it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Partner (PSP) Program .
  • As an AWS Public Sector Partner, Auth0 now offers its extensible authentication and authorization solutions to the public sector community on the AWS Marketplace.
  • To be selected for the program, Auth0 had to meet pre-defined criteria, including deep expertise and commitment to delivering government, education and nonprofit services on a global basis.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are honored to join the AWS PSP Program\xe2\x80\x94this recognition reflects Auth0\xe2\x80\x99s commitment to helping the global public sector community,\xe2\x80\x9d said Bill Lapcevic, VP of Business Development at Auth0.
  • For more information, visit Auth0\xe2\x80\x99s AWS Partner page .\nAuth0 provides a platform to authenticate, authorize, and secure access for applications, devices, and users.

Pinterest to Announce First Quarter 2021 Results

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'Pinterest, Inc. (NYSE: PINS) will release financial results and a letter to shareholders for the first quarter 2021 on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 after market close.

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  • b'Pinterest, Inc. (NYSE: PINS) will release financial results and a letter to shareholders for the first quarter 2021 on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 after market close.
  • The company will host a Q&A conference call to discuss these results at 3:00 p.m. PT (6:00 p.m.
  • It\xe2\x80\x99s a visual discovery engine where people find inspiring creators, shop new products, and seek out ideas to take offline.
  • Headquartered in San Francisco, Pinterest launched in 2010 and has more than 450 million monthly active users.

SingleStore Recognized as One of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2021 by The Financial Times

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 6:06pm

b'SingleStore , the unified database for fast analytics, has ranked 188 out of 500 on The Financial Times inaugural list of The Americas\xe2\x80\x99 Fastest Growing Companies 2021.

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  • b'SingleStore , the unified database for fast analytics, has ranked 188 out of 500 on The Financial Times inaugural list of The Americas\xe2\x80\x99 Fastest Growing Companies 2021.
  • This prestigious award is presented by The Financial Times (FT) and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
  • The FT Americas\xe2\x80\x99 Fastest Growing Companies is a list of enterprises that contribute most heavily to economic growth.\n\xe2\x80\x9cTo be recognized as one of The Americas\xe2\x80\x99 Fastest Growing Companies in 2021 by The Financial Times is an honor,\xe2\x80\x9d said SingleStore CEO Raj Verma.
  • These capabilities are provided as a service on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and Red Hat and through your own deployments with SingleStore Managed Service and SingleStore DB.

SmartCommerce Raises $13M led by Argentum to Accelerate Growth, and Passes $1Billion/Year Carting Volume Milestone

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

We spent two years building a continually-updating data engine before we approached our first client.

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  • We spent two years building a continually-updating data engine before we approached our first client.
  • The company brings deep data and eCommerce experience - the executive team includes several former Channel Intelligence (acquired by Google in 2013) leaders.
  • The firm invests in companies with revenues of $5 million to $25 million, providing capital to accelerate growth, fund acquisitions and / or generate shareholder liquidity.
  • Over its 30-year history, Argentum has invested in 90 companies and supported more than 200 add-on acquisitions.

MLGC, One of North Dakota's Fastest Networks, Ups the Ante With Calix on a Next-Generation Multigigabit Network Leaving the Competition in the Dust

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:25pm

The modular architecture of the platform offers hardware independence, common service models and workflows that have cut operating costs for many Calix customers by as much as 50 percent.

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  • The modular architecture of the platform offers hardware independence, common service models and workflows that have cut operating costs for many Calix customers by as much as 50 percent.
  • Our customers utilize the real-time data and insights from Calix platforms to simplify their businesses and deliver experiences that excite their subscribers.
  • Actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from current expectations based on risks and uncertainties affecting Calix\xe2\x80\x99s business.
  • The reader is cautioned not to rely on the forward-looking statements contained in this press release.

Veritone Extends Agreement with Audacy, Bringing In-Depth, AI-Powered Analytics to Dynamic Audio Content

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 12:30pm

\xe2\x80\x9cWe look forward to continuing our relationship with Veritone, as together we continue to unlock the power of audio.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe agreement will also allow Audacy to leverage the recent updates to Veritone Discovery .

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  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe look forward to continuing our relationship with Veritone, as together we continue to unlock the power of audio.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe agreement will also allow Audacy to leverage the recent updates to Veritone Discovery .
  • aiWARE orchestrates an expanding ecosystem of machine learning models to transform audio, video, and other data sources into actionable intelligence.
  • Veritone is headquartered in Denver, and has offices in Costa Mesa, California, London, New York and San Diego.
  • Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them.

CoreSite Announces On-Net 100G Dedicated AWS Direct Connect Now Available in Four US Markets

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

\xe2\x80\x9cWe are excited to enable these capabilities to our customers and any enterprise looking to modernize their business-critical IT infrastructure.

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  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are excited to enable these capabilities to our customers and any enterprise looking to modernize their business-critical IT infrastructure.
  • For example, CoreSite is currently the data center provider for the leading autonomous vehicle platforms in the nation and the country\xe2\x80\x99s leading media and entertainments companies.\nJoin the Upcoming Webinar \xe2\x80\x93 Hybrid Cloud Made Easy with AWS Outposts and AWS Direct Connect.
  • For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com .\nThis press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws.
  • All forward-looking statements reflect the Company\xe2\x80\x99s good faith beliefs, assumptions and expectations, but they are not guarantees of future performance.