Communication

weavix™ Secures $10 Million in Series A Funding From Koch Disruptive Technologies

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Positioned as a leader in digital transformation across industries, weavix™ today announced a $10 million Series A funding round from Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the growth and venture arm of Koch Industries, Inc., a fellow Wichita company.

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  • WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Positioned as a leader in digital transformation across industries, weavix™ today announced a $10 million Series A funding round from Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT), the growth and venture arm of Koch Industries, Inc., a fellow Wichita company.
  • This investment will be used to accelerate the growth of the company's communication, safety and productivity platform, along with further developments of its walt™ smart radio.
  • "And it's especially exciting because we'll have the opportunity to work alongside Koch companies as we refine and iterate new products for our growing customer base."
  • We're looking forward to seeing how our employees benefit from the innovative technology, while also providing real-world feedback to the weavix team."

Aurora Mobile’s Mobile Ad Mediation Platform ("Adpub") Passes CAICT's SDK Security Test and Evaluation

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

This is Aurora Mobile’s fifth product to pass this SDK test and evaluation, following JPush, JMessage, JG VaaS and JVerification.

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  • This is Aurora Mobile’s fifth product to pass this SDK test and evaluation, following JPush, JMessage, JG VaaS and JVerification.
  • Closely following the development trends in information technology and leveraging CAICT’s accumulated deep knowledge in data security and mobile security fields, the SDK Security campaign has established a complete SDK test and evaluation system covering multiple operating systems including Android and iOS through forward-looking research and practical exploration.
  • The SDK test and evaluation system incorporates security requirements for SDKs in five critical functions, including basic product security, data storage security, data interaction security, key component security, and code and document security.
  • The certification of Adpub fully demonstrates the leading position of Aurora Mobile in the data compliance and personal information protection fields.

Verizon becomes first U.S. operator to launch Microsoft Teams Phone Mobile

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Building on its strategic relationship with Microsoft, Verizon today announced the ability to deliver Teams Phone Mobile (formerly Operator Connect Mobile) with the launch of Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams—a new service that integrates mobile devices with Microsoft Teams for easier calling and collaboration.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Building on its strategic relationship with Microsoft, Verizon today announced the ability to deliver Teams Phone Mobile (formerly Operator Connect Mobile) with the launch of Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams—a new service that integrates mobile devices with Microsoft Teams for easier calling and collaboration.
  • Delivering a mobile-first Teams experience for today’s increasingly growing mobile workforce, Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams enables anywhere access to Teams capabilities, all via a single, business-provided phone number for both mobile and desktop devices, to help streamline hybrid work models.
  • Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams is the latest in Verizon's solutions to enable enterprises to enable hybrid workers to communicate and collaborate with Microsoft Teams with Verizon Calling with Microsoft Teams (Direct Routing) and Verizon VoIP for Operator Connect.
  • For more information on Verizon Mobile for Microsoft Teams, visit Verizon's Microsoft Teams for Collaboration and Communications page.

Built In Honors Code Climate in Its Esteemed 2023 Best Places to Work Awards

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Code Climate , the most actionable engineering management platform, today announced that it was honored in Built In’s 2023 Best Places to Work Awards.

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  • NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Code Climate , the most actionable engineering management platform, today announced that it was honored in Built In’s 2023 Best Places to Work Awards.
  • Specifically, Code Climate earned a place on New York City Best Startups to Work For, New York City Best Places to Work, and U.S. Best Startups to Work For.
  • Code Climate is reimagining engineering management and empowering every engineering team to drive continuous improvement across people, processes, and code.
  • “It’s my honor to congratulate this year’s Best Places to Work winners,” says Sheridan Orr, chief marketing officer, Built In.

New MissionSquare Research Institute Report Finds Meaningful Work and Workplace Culture are Top Priorities for Younger Workers

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

The local government fellowship applicants surveyed overwhelmingly agree that meaningful work is their top priority, followed by workplace culture and compensation.

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  • The local government fellowship applicants surveyed overwhelmingly agree that meaningful work is their top priority, followed by workplace culture and compensation.
  • “The report is a treasure trove of insights for community leaders who want to attract younger workers to public service careers,” said Gerald Young , Report Author and Senior Research Analyst with MissionSquare Research Institute.
  • “It’s clear that a strong workplace culture and solid benefits are magnets for younger workers.
  • MissionSquare Research Institute promotes excellence in state and local government and other public service organizations to attract and retain talented employees.

EPIC iO Wins 2023 IoT Breakthrough Award

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

FORT MILL, S.C., Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC iO , a technology leader leveraging AI+IoT (Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things) technologies to make organizations safer and more productive, today announced that it has won the 2023 IoT Breakthrough Award for Public Safety Innovation of the Year.

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  • FORT MILL, S.C., Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC iO , a technology leader leveraging AI+IoT (Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things) technologies to make organizations safer and more productive, today announced that it has won the 2023 IoT Breakthrough Award for Public Safety Innovation of the Year.
  • EPIC iO was cited for its DeepInsights ™ AI-based data analytics and visualization platform and its SCaaS (Strategic Communication as a Service) solution.
  • “Our goal each year is to deliver the most comprehensive analysis of the IoT industry, from connected home to industrial and enterprise IoT solutions,” said James Johnson, managing director Tech Breakthrough Awards .
  • “We are honored to receive this IoT Breakthrough Award for our public safety solutions,” said Ken Mills, CEO of EPIC iO.

Blink Charging Collaborates with Citybest to Deploy EV Chargers in Mexico and Chile to Advance EV Adoption in Latin America

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Miami Beach, Fla., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink”), a leading designer, manufacturer and owner-operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, today announced a collaborative agreement with Citybest, a sustainable transport mobility App that connects passengers with sustainable taxis, drivers and ride sharing services, to provide much needed EV chargers in Latin America and advance the EV charging ecosystem in the region.

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  • Through the agreement with Citybest, Blink will install 50 Blink MQ 200 chargers at hotel chains in Mexico with another 20 Blink EQ 200 chargers deployed in Chile.
  • During the initial launch, Citybest will provide free charging to Citybest drivers and look to open access to public charging in the future.
  • Working with Citybest, Blink is set to build an electric vehicle charging ecosystem to advance EV adoption in major cities throughout Mexico, Chile and Colombia with other countries within Latin America to follow.
  • The new Blink MQ 200 Level 2 charger planned for installation in Mexico helps make EV charging more accessible for drivers at destination locations.

Ingalls Shipbuilding Appoints Kimberly Nastasi to Vice President, Integrated Communications and Stakeholder Engagement

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division promoted Kimberly Nastasi to vice president of the newly formed integrated communications and stakeholder engagement department.

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  • PASCAGOULA, Miss., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HII (NYSE: HII) announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division promoted Kimberly Nastasi to vice president of the newly formed integrated communications and stakeholder engagement department.
  • As vice president of integrated communications and stakeholder engagement, Nastasi will report to Ingalls Shipbuilding President Kari Wilkinson and will be responsible for leading internal and external efforts in marketing and communications, special events, community relations, corporate stewardship and government affairs.
  • This role will include new and essential engagement programs designed to involve shipbuilders in continuing the legacy of Ingalls Shipbuilding.
  • Previously, Nastasi served as director of communications and community engagement at Ingalls Shipbuilding, where she developed innovative ways of connecting shipbuilders through strategic communications, community engagements, trade shows and special events.

Topline Financial Credit Union Recognized for Outstanding Marketing Efforts

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Local member-owned cooperative TopLine Financial Credit Union was honored with four marketing awards from the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN).

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  • MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Jan. 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Local member-owned cooperative TopLine Financial Credit Union was honored with four marketing awards from the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN).
  • The Minnesota Credit Union Network Marketing Awards acknowledges the outstanding programs credit unions have created to grow brand awareness and market to members and nonmembers alike.
  • “We are truly honored to be recognized with these four awards from MnCUN,” said Vicki Erickson, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, TopLine Federal Credit Union.
  • TopLine Financial Credit Union , a Twin Cities-based credit union, is Minnesota’s 11th largest credit union, with assets of more than $734 million and serves over 49,000 members.

Sompo International appoints Brad Leighton as President of AgriSompo North America and Marji Guyler-Alaniz COO of AgriSompo North America and President of AgriSompo International

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Brad Leighton has been named President of AgriSompo North America and Marji Guyler-Alaniz has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of AgriSompo North America and President of AgriSompo International.

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  • Brad Leighton has been named President of AgriSompo North America and Marji Guyler-Alaniz has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) of AgriSompo North America and President of AgriSompo International.
  • Mr. Leighton will report to Mr. Haney and Ms. Guyler-Alaniz will directly report to Leighton for her North America responsibilities and Haney for her International responsibilities.
  • Brad and Marji have helped Bob to revolutionize the crop insurance industry and I’m proud of what they have accomplished so far.
  • Bob Haney, AgriSompo Chairman and CEO shared, “I am incredibly proud of what AgriSompo has achieved over the past few years.