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Alliant Adds Los Angeles-Based Jennifer Blair to West Coast Benefits Team

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 4:50pm

Alliant has added Los Angeles-based Jennifer Blair to its West Coast Employee Benefits team.

Key Points: 
  • Alliant has added Los Angeles-based Jennifer Blair to its West Coast Employee Benefits team.
  • Her arrival further expands the reach and service profile of our West Coast operation.
  • Blair joins Alliant with a multifaceted background that includes employee benefits, human resources, HR tech, and payroll.
  • Prior to joining Alliant, Blair was Vice President with a Southern California-based insurance and employee benefits consulting firm.

Accelerating Human Tissue Engineering Research: Prellis Biologics Launches TissueWorkshop™

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191210005837/en/

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191210005837/en/
    This is a rendering of the "Dense Curves" 3D scaffold offered by Prellis Biologics and designed with its new TissueWorkshop web-based interface tailored for biologists and tissue engineers.
  • The time it took to design a single file is prohibitive for us to quickly answer relevant 3D tissue engineering questions, said Prellis Biologics CEO Melanie Matheu, PhD.
  • Gavan Wilhite, founder of AltspaceVR , developed this novel approach to human tissue engineering specifically with biologists and tissue engineers in mind.
  • The combined resolution and speed of Prellis Biologics printing technology allows for full human organ systems to be created with cell-compatible biomatrices.

Ubiquity Completes Investment in San Diego’s First-Ever, Open-Access Fiber Network

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 4:42pm

Ubiquity is working with Netly to bring a city-wide, open-access fiber network to Solana Beach, CA and surrounding areas.

Key Points: 
  • Ubiquity is working with Netly to bring a city-wide, open-access fiber network to Solana Beach, CA and surrounding areas.
  • Ubiquitys goal is to invest in communications infrastructure that empowers communities for the future, said Ajay Ghanekar, Managing Partner of Ubiquity.
  • The open-access network is designed to accommodate all current and future fiber uses, including long-term contracts with: mobile carriers, government entities, utilities, edge computing and other broadband providers.
  • Ubiquity is a private infrastructure investment platform that seeks to invest, develop and manage critical communications infrastructure throughout the United States.

Yonder Leverages Snowflake and Zepl to Give Brands a Foundation of Authentic Intelligence

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 4:34pm

Yonder is a fast-growing authentic internet company on a mission to give the online world the same amount of cultural context as the offline world.

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  • Yonder is a fast-growing authentic internet company on a mission to give the online world the same amount of cultural context as the offline world.
  • The combined efficiency of Snowflake and Zepl empowers Yonder to create new features faster and provide customers with better contextualized and actionable insights.
  • Before Snowflake and Zepl, Yonders team of 9 data scientists dealt with long research cycles and clumsy Python and Jupyter notebooks.
  • Weve built our entire data pipeline and ETL process on top of Snowflake, said Chip Young, Lead Data Architect at Yonder.

Luminati Statement on Trend Micro

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 4:28pm

Luminati brought this case in May 2019 to recover from harm it suffered as a result of Trend Micros false and misleading December 2018 Report about Luminati.

Key Points: 
  • Luminati brought this case in May 2019 to recover from harm it suffered as a result of Trend Micros false and misleading December 2018 Report about Luminati.
  • The court also noted that it is not required to close its eyes to the fact that Trend Micro sells products that combat the supposed problems Trend Micro claims to have identified in the disputed Report.
  • The court further found that a reasonable reader would not understand the Trend Micro statements that Luminati identified as false to be only opinions and not facts.
  • Despite numerous attempts by Luminati, Trend Micro has refused to address the inaccuracies in its Report.

Imply Launches Druid Summit

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 4:20pm

Imply, the real-time data analytics company, today announced it is organizing the inaugural Druid Summit , to be held at the San Francisco Airport Waterfront Marriott from April 13th through April 15th 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Imply, the real-time data analytics company, today announced it is organizing the inaugural Druid Summit , to be held at the San Francisco Airport Waterfront Marriott from April 13th through April 15th 2020.
  • Hosted by Imply, whose founders include original authors of Druid, Druid Summit is a three day conference that features a full day of hands-on Druid training plus two days of talks by project committers, enterprise practitioners and industry experts covering development methods, architectural patterns, operational best practices, real-time studies of Druid in production and much more.
  • Imply is excited to organize the Druid Summit in order to bring together the worldwide Druid community for the first time, said Gian Merlino, Imply CTO and Apache Druid committer.
  • Druid Summit sessions will be organized into the following tracks:
    The ability of Druid to ingest events at real-time speeds and deliver sub-second query responses opens up new use cases unavailable using traditional data stores.

GenScript Releases Precision Mutant Library Services for Drug Development and Synthetic Biology

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:59pm

PISCATAWAY, N.J.and SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript , the world's leading gene synthesis provider, announced today at the Antibody & Engineering Therapeutics meeting in San Diego the launch of its Precision Mutant Library Services for the drug development, industrial chemical and synthetic biology markets.

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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J.and SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript , the world's leading gene synthesis provider, announced today at the Antibody & Engineering Therapeutics meeting in San Diego the launch of its Precision Mutant Library Services for the drug development, industrial chemical and synthetic biology markets.
  • The new Precision Mutant Library Services utilizes GenScript's proprietary semiconductor oligo synthesis technology to deliver precise control over each synthesized variant.
  • "GenScript's Precision Mutant Library Services is a significant advancement over existing technologies and is as reliable as your iPhone," said Dr. Cedric Wu, senior director of research and development.
  • GenScript's Precision Mutant Library Services include site-saturation mutagenesis, saturation scanning mutagenesis, or combinatorial mutagenesis libraries.

DropIn, Inc Announces Joseph Shemesh as New CEO

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:46pm

Mr. Ziskin will keep an advisory role to DropIn, as well as keep his seat on the board of directors.

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  • Mr. Ziskin will keep an advisory role to DropIn, as well as keep his seat on the board of directors.
  • Mr. Shemesh is an achieved CEO, CTO, investor and strategic business advisor.
  • As a long-time entrepreneur, Joseph has both founded and cofounded many technology companies throughout the years.
  • I'm looking forward to adding more companies as our customers," said Joseph Shemesh.

Jane Seymour, Award-Winning Actress, Artist, Author and Producer, to Receive 2020 Horatio Alger Award

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:33pm

Ms. Seymour joins 13 other exceptional business, civic and cultural leaders from across North America in receiving 2020 honors.

Key Points: 
  • Ms. Seymour joins 13 other exceptional business, civic and cultural leaders from across North America in receiving 2020 honors.
  • "Ms. Seymour is an extraordinary talent and role model," said Terrence J. Giroux, executive director, Horatio Alger Association.
  • Like Association Members, Horatio Alger Scholars have faced significant adversities, but have also displayed unmatched resilience in overcoming their challenges.
  • For more information about Horatio Alger Association and its Member Class of 2020, please visit www.horatioalger.org andfollow the organization on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .

Reuben Camper Cahn selected for elite national organization of trial attorneys

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2:30pm

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Reuben Camper Cahn, partner at Keller/Anderle LLP, a nationally recognized bet-the-company business litigation firm based in Irvine, hasbeen selected as a Fellow of the elite Litigation Counsel of America.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Reuben Camper Cahn, partner at Keller/Anderle LLP, a nationally recognized bet-the-company business litigation firm based in Irvine, hasbeen selected as a Fellow of the elite Litigation Counsel of America.
  • The Litigation Counsel of America is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent (<0.5%) of American lawyers.
  • Fellows are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated for effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work, along with ethical reputation.
  • Reuben Camper Cahn has tried over 100 cases to jury verdict and has argued twice before the Supreme Court (in 2011 and 2018) in addition to numerous arguments before both the 9th and 11th Circuits.