The U.S. Air Force Looks To Advanced Manufacturing To Keep Existing Aircraft Flying And Develop Next-Gen Capabilities

What if there were Olympic events that weren’t physical, but were focused instead on completely geeking out on super-cool breakthrough technologies for real-world aerospace and defense challenges? Even better, what if they offered prize money totaling nearly a million dollars?

Now there are just such events, thanks to the U.S. Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO). In fact, participants in five such Olympic “sports” (or Technical Challenges, as the RSO calls them) have already been competing over the past few months. Those competitions will culminate when the winners are announced during next week’s four-day Advanced Manufacturing Olympics. This virtual conference runs from October 20-23, and features technology demonstrations, expert speakers from both industry and the military, virtual networking opportunities, and the awarding of prized for those Technical Challenges mentioned above.

“RSO is working to revolutionize

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Calviri, Inc. Receives Exclusive Patent License to Immunosignature Technology, Strengthening Its Disease Diagnostic Capabilities

Calviri, Inc., a biotech startup focused on ending deaths from cancer, announces that Skysong Innovations, the intellectual property management company for Arizona State University (“ASU”), granted Calviri an exclusive license to ASU’s Immunosignature patent portfolio. The portfolio consists of multiple granted and pending patents for the use and optimization of immunosignatures as an antibody-based diagnostic platform in the United States and the rest of the world.

The Immunosignature Technology was invented and originally developed by Stephen Albert Johnston, now CEO of Calviri, and his colleagues at ASU. The platform uses hundreds of thousands of chemically diverse peptides to provide an unbiased profile of an individual’s antibody repertoire. It has been applied to both infectious and chronic diseases in published reports. Initially intended as simply a diagnostic tool to detect disease onset, additional work has shown its potential for measuring disease severity and response to therapies.

“Adding the Immunosignature Platform to

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Apple Event: iPhone 12 Expected With 5G Capabilities

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later Tuesday is expected to reveal its latest iPhone, a device capable of connecting to a much faster 5G cellular network, which investors are betting will spur strong demand.

The latest smartphone arrives five years after iPhone unit sales peaked. Chief Executive Tim Cook has pushed the company to sell more-expensive versions of the device and rely on software services and wearable devices, such as smartwatches and headphones, to boost revenue.

Unlike in past years, Apple is holding its iPhone event without journalists, partners and employees in an auditorium, opting instead because of Covid-19 for a virtual event slated to begin at 1 p.m. New York time, similar to one last month for the company’s latest smartwatches and other updates. The event can be viewed on the company’s website.

The iPhone 12 is hotly anticipated by investors who have driven up the company’s shares 69% in

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argenx Expands Capabilities In Antibody Engineering Through Key Technology Partnerships

  • New partnerships with Chugai and the Clayton Foundation for Research provide access to innovative antibody engineering technologies
     
  • Extension of Halozyme collaboration supports long-term commitment to subcutaneous delivery options for patients

             

October 6, 2020

Breda, the Netherlands / Ghent, Belgium – argenx (Euronext & Nasdaq: ARGX), a global immunology company committed to improving the lives of people suffering from severe autoimmune diseases and cancer, today announced the expansion of its technology capabilities in antibody engineering through new partnerships with Chugai and the Clayton Foundation. The Company is also broadening its collaboration with Halozyme to enable subcutaneous delivery for three additional current or future argenx product candidates. Through these partnerships, argenx gains access to innovative technologies to advance its differentiated pipeline and strengthen its position as a leader in immunology.

“Our Immunology Innovation Program, through which we partner with leading academic researchers, has been foundational in building our pipeline. In keeping with

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Accenture Increases Cloud First Capabilities in Australia and New Zealand With Acquisition of SAP Specialist Provider Zag

Clients to benefit as Accenture positions itself to meet growing demand for SAP and cloud migration services across ANZ

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired New Zealand-based SAP and cloud solutions technology firm Zag. The acquisition will bolster Accenture’s New Zealand and Australian digital transformation capabilities to meet increased demand from organisations migrating to the cloud and SAP’s next generation products.

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Left to Right: Nick Mulcahy, CEO Zag, and Ben Morgan, Managing Director Accenture New Zealand. (Photo: Business Wire)

Zag has offices in Auckland, Wellington, Sydney and Melbourne with a team of over 200 professionals. The company is a leading SAP specialist provider that offers services including consulting, development, support, testing and cloud migration. Clients include the New Zealand farmer owned cooperative Ballance and Australian energy provider Hydro Tasmania.

“By pairing Accenture’s global expertise with Zag’s local talent and insight,

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CPACharge and TaxDome Release New Integration with Mobile, Remote Access Capabilities

The ability to operate a practice remotely is an important driver of CPA firm success in 2020

Managing an accounting practice or CPA firm online has changed from an option to a necessity in the current pandemic. That’s why the vertical-specific technology companies CPACharge and TaxDome partnered recently to help accounting professionals better manage their businesses in the cloud and increase cash flow. Both companies are pleased to announce that their full-featured software integration is now available to meet the increasing technology needs of solo to mid-market firms.

CPACharge provides easy-to-use, secure online credit card, debit card and eCheck (ACH) payment processing designed specifically for CPAs. It’s a modern payment tool, with competitive rates that can be used alone or in combination with other popular products such as TaxDome.

TaxDome is a top-rated all-in-one solution for tax and accounting professionals to manage their practice. With features including project management, client

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Fast-Growing Logistics Company Announces New Name, Enhanced Technology Capabilities and Additions to Executive Leadership

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Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficienciesCINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas …

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Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficienciesCINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas …

Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficiencies

CINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas LLC, effective October 1, 2020.

Stridas has evolved significantly from its formation in 2012 as the U.S.-based affiliate of

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DVIDS – News – Navy EOD shows SECDEF Current and Near-Future Expeditionary Capabilities of Unmanned Systems Triad Designed to Compete and Win


SAN DIEGO (NNS) – Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper visited components of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 1 at Naval Base Point Loma, Calif., Sept. 17, to learn how Navy EOD is building a more lethal, agile and resilient force by augmenting human expertise and decision-making with autonomous unmanned systems (UMS) capabilities for the fleet and Joint Force.

While meeting with Esper, EODGRU-1 Commodore Capt. Oscar Rojas described how Navy EOD is an integral member of the UMS triad, which is composed of the surface, subsurface and expeditionary (EOD and Naval Special Warfare) communities.

The UMS triad enables strategic effects by leveraging cutting-edge technologies to pair real-time, relevant information with immediate tactical options to deter adversaries in the maritime environment.

“We are enhancing our human-machine teaming efforts to more efficiently illuminate and eliminate or neutralize surface and undersea threats,” said Rojas. “Our UMS systems development efforts are

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Fortem Technologies Adds New Capabilities to Autonomously Capture a Wider Array of Drone Threats, Including Faster Moving Fixed Wing Drones

Pleasant Grove, UT, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fortem Technologies Inc., a leader in airspace security and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones, announced today advancements to its SkyDome® System software that allow the Fortem DroneHunter® to autonomously shift into one of three various modes to best defeat a threatening drone. DroneHunter, the world’s premier AI-driven interceptor drone, autonomously determines whether to chase, attack or defend against the threatening drone depending on the drone’s size, speed and trajectory. These advancements allow DroneHunter to pursue and safely capture an even wider range of drone threats including faster fixed wing drones.

When in defense mode, the DroneHunter maneuvers in front of the target drone, anticipating its approach. Once in range, DroneHunter fires the NetGun precisely as the target attempts to pass. The defensive mode position also facilitates a radically faster detect-to-capture-time, as the time previously required to get behind the

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Silicon Labs “Works With” Conference Brings New IoT Platform Capabilities To Developers

Silicon Labs stock has been on a tear lately. Since the end of March, it has been up 44%. If you are not familiar with Silicon Labs, it is a global, fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Austin, TX, my hometown. The company’s HQ is so close in proximity to my home and office, and I can see its logo. While the company does as much in the industrial IoT, you’ve likely used a consumer IoT device with Silicon Labs inside. Silicon Labs’ silicon is inside the Amazon Echo, Nest smart thermostat, a Fitbit, Google OnHub, Zigbee smart lightbulbs, Samsung Connect, and Tesla electric vehicles.

The company designs silicon devices, software, platforms, and semiconductors for various markets, including the Internet of Things (IoT), industrial automation, consumer, and automotive markets. Although Silicon Labs touches many markets, a large portion

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