MTECH holds grand opening for new Trades & Technology building | Education

Normally when people are invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony, they expect a big red ribbon and large scissors. At Moutainland Technical College on Friday morning the ceremony looked a little different.

The college opened its new building as only a trade college should, with a metal ribbon made by students and a ribbon cutting unlike any other.

The ceremony marked the grand opening of the college’s new Trades and Technology building, an 89,000-square-foot building that includes classroom space, labs, car shops and more.

The building will be home to various topics of study including automotive technology, diesel mechanics, welding, precision machining, automated manufacturing and other high-demand, industry-driven programs, including information technology, mobile application development and web development, according to a press release.

“What you see behind me is a remarkable facility dedicated to upward mobility for students, the economy and our entire region,” MTECH board chair Terri Hunter said at

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Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Limited Onboards Dr. (Ms.) Puneet Kaur Kohli as Chief Technology Officer

MUMBAI, India, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dr. (MS.) Puneet Kaur Kohli has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer of Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Limited w.e.f. 5th October 2020. She brings over 23 years of extensive experience in Information Technology across esteemed organisations.

Prior to joining Universal Sompo, Dr. (Ms.) Puneet Kaur Kohli had worked with Manappuram Finance Limited as Group Chief Information and Technology Officer. In her career of 24 years, Dr. Kaur has worked in various leadership roles and was associated with Bajaj Cap, Motricity, Bharti Airtel. She has worked internationally in countries including USA, UK, Canada, Dubai and across APAC.

Dr. Kaur is a qualified Research Doctorate-Excellence Management. She has done her MBA in Information Systems from FMS Delhi & B.Tech from Delhi College of Engineering.

Dr. Kaur won the business transformation leaders award from TechCircle for 2020, NBFC Tech 100 award for

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Flux: Business technology firm helps clients keep working in pandemic

Resilience is part of the business plan at San Antonio-based DOCUmation. The digital imaging and business technology company handled the pandemic like it handles any other shift in the industry — it found a way to adapt.

As essential businesses looked for ways to minimize health risks for their employees, DOCUmation introduced contact-less thermal scanners that took a person’s temperature.

Co-Presidents Hunter Woolfolk and Preston Woolfolk say they learned early on about the need to adapt from their grandfather, Lou Scantland, who still serves as board chairman.

They watched as their father, Scott Woolfolk, and uncle, Lee Scantland, navigated an ever-changing industry. The company mpoved from selling copy machines to opening a print shop and offering information technology, software and phone support.

The brothers, who were born 14 months apart, worked every summer beginning in middle school, but it wasn’t until they graduated from Abilene Christian University that they were

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Information technology will play critical role in making Pakistan self-reliant: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan addressing the final session of the National Seminar on “Resetting & Rebooting Pakistan’s ICT Sector” at the National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad, on October 7, 2020. — PID

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector held great potential for employment generation and revenue and will be critical to Pakistan’s success in the future.

“This government’s goal is a self-reliant Pakistan that can emerge as a global power,” he said.

The prime minister expressed these views while chairing the final session of National Seminar on “Resetting & Rebooting Pakistan’s ICT Sector” at the National Defence University (NDU), a press release issued by the PM Media Office said.

“We need to focus on our youth’s skill development,” said the prime minister.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry, Governor Sindh

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Global Battery Chargers Market Report 2020: Product Innovations and Technology Developments Steer the Momentum

The “Battery Chargers – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global market for Battery Chargers is projected to reach US$26.5 billion by the year 2025, trailing a CAGR of 7.1% over the analysis period 2018 to 2025.

Batteries are omnipresent in this digital age of mobile computing. Smartphones, tablets, wearable’s, self-powered medical devices/implants & all electronic devices depend on batteries for power. Backup power solutions & automobiles i. e. conventional, hybrid and pure electric vehicles need batteries for operation. Automated material handling; forklifts; grid Energy Storage System (ESS) also need batteries. Robust demand for rechargeable batteries bodes well for market growth.

Rechargeable or secondary batteries constitute an important segment of the global batteries industry, and the demand for rechargeable batteries is witnessing rapid growth on the back of increasing sales of products that use these batteries. Unlike primary batteries that are known to

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Business technology firm helps clients keep working in pandemic

Resilience is part of the business plan at San Antonio-based DOCUmation. The digital imaging and business technology company handled the pandemic like it handles any other shift in the industry — it found a way to adapt.

As essential businesses looked for ways to minimize health risks for their employees, DOCUmation introduced contact-less thermal scanners that took a person’s temperature.

Co-presidents Hunter Woolfolk and Preston Woolfolk say they learned early on about the need to adapt from their grandfather, Lou Scantland, who still serves as board chairman.


They watched as their father, Scott Woolfolk, and uncle, Lee Scantland, navigated an ever-changing industry. The company mpoved from selling copy machines to opening a print shop and offering information technology, software and phone support.

The brothers, who were born 14 months apart, worked every summer beginning in middle school, but it wasn’t until they graduated from Abilene Christian University that they were

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Analytics Insight Names ‘The 10 Most Influential Women in Technology’ in September 2020

Analytics Insight has named ‘The 10 Most Influential Women in Technology 2020’ in its September magazine issue. The issue is the fourth volume featuring Influential Women in Technology in 2020.

The issue recognizes ten trendsetting women shaping the world of technology with ground-breaking innovation powered by dynamic leadership. These influential women leaders have transformed their organizations to deliver breakthrough value with farsighted vision and commitment, setting a benchmark for the industry. Here are the outstanding leaders that made it to the list:

Featuring as the Cover Story is Terese Lam, Chief People Officer at Wind River. She is also a member of the Executive Leadership Team, responsible for its global HR function. During her 21-year-plus professional career, Terese has built several businesses from scratch, enabling her to gain an intimate understanding of the workings of a business, securing customers, and what it means to manage finances.

This issue features

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Information Technology Services

The UNG Division of Information Technology provides secure, effective and highly available technology solutions in alignment with the University of North Georgia (UNG) and University System of Georgia (USG) strategic plans while delivering excellence in customer service. In support of this mission, we will:

  • Partner with the University community to understand and enable the information technology needs of faculty, staff, and students.
  • Provide leadership and planning for the secure, effective, and strategic use of emerging technologies.
  • Demonstrate technical and operational excellence, and efficiency through a commitment to professionalism and continuous improvement while adhering to the policies, standards, procedures and guidelines of UNG and the USG.

Questions? email [email protected], call 706-864-1922, submit a request, or access self-help. For further assistance, visit our contact page.

Student Account Activation

In order to activate your UNG Network ID, you must first change the default password from the one provided by Information

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Global Technology Leader, PNY Technologies, Launches Next Generation eCommerce Site on Unbound …

WOBURN, Mass., Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bridgeline Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLIN), a provider in cloud-based digital experience software, announced today that PNY Technologies has launched its next generation eCommerce site on the Bridgeline Unbound Platform.

PNY has been a premium provider of consumer electronics for over 30 years – serving consumers, professionals and OEMs worldwide. The company’s product portfolio consists of a broad assortment of Flash Memory Cards, USB Flash Drives, Solid State Drives, PC Memory Upgrades, Cables, NVIDIA® Graphics Cards, HP Flash Memory Products and PNY GPU powered servers and workstations. Delivering solutions in over 50 countries, the company’s digital imaging, mobility, computing, gaming and business solutions are widely available from major retailers, e-tailers, system builders, wholesalers and distributors internationally.

PNY selected Bridgeline to architect, design and implement an improved customer experience on Unbound Commerce Core – a common framework of pre-built, mobile-friendly, flexible templates and modules. This

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What’s this EXIF technology people used to study Trump photos? (FAQ)



a man standing in front of a table: An Oct. 3 photo shows President Donald Trump at Walter Reed hospital. White House


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An Oct. 3 photo shows President Donald Trump at Walter Reed hospital. White House

President Donald Trump’s case of COVID-19 gave an obscure photo data technology called EXIF its 15 minutes of internet fame as people started scrutinizing photos taken of him this weekend at Walter Reed hospital. But what exactly is EXIF?

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In short, it’s a standard way cameras can embed metadata within a photo file. That data can include the camera model that took the shot, what exposure settings were used, where a photo was taken and, most pertinent in Trump’s case, the time the photo was taken.

That last point is of particular interest, since EXIF data from two Trump photos the White House released Saturday indicated they could have been taken 10 minutes apart. That fueled criticisms that the shots were staged photo ops. That, in turn, fueled debate

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