Texas Tech & Science

CB Insights Names CognitiveScale to AI 100 for Second Consecutive Year

15 12 2017

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 15, 2017) - CognitiveScale, the leading augmented intelligence software company, today announced it has been named to the AI 100 for the second year in a row. The annual list honors a select group of promising private companies working on groundbreaking artificial intelligence technology. CognitiveScale's unique augmented intelligence software and industry-specific AI for financial services, healthcare, and digital commerce markets earned the company recognition in the Cross-Industry category. "This year's list was culled from 1000+ applications and looks even more impressive," said Anand Sanwal, CEO, CB Insights. "These are companies using artificial intelligence in industries from drug discovery and cybersecurity to robotics and legal tech. I'm happy that CB Insights is able to shine a light on the founders and companies that will revolutionize these industries and look forward to seeing what they do in 2018 and beyond." "While most artificial...

OrthoPediatrics Corp. Appoints Samuel D. Riccitelli to its Board of Directors

15 12 2017

WARSAW, Ind., Dec. 15, 2017 -- OrthoPediatrics Corp. (“OrthoPediatrics”) (NASDAQ:KIDS), a company exclusively focused on advancing the field of pediatric orthopedics, announced today the appointment of Samuel D. Riccitelli to its Board of Directors as an independent member, effective immediately. The appointment of Mr. Riccitelli brings the Company’s Board to 11 members. Mr. Riccitelli will be a member of the Governance Committee of the Board.Terry Schlotterback, Chairman of the OrthoPediatrics Board of Directors, said, “Sam brings a wealth of direct experience to the OrthoPediatrics Board that includes building medical technology companies that transitioned from private to public ownership. He also has a strong understanding of the process of novel technology development. I am excited to welcome Sam to the Board of Directors and look forward to leveraging his extensive background in the healthcare industry.”Mr. Riccitelli, age 58,  has more than 30 years of experience in...

STRmix™ Used in Brooklyn Murder Case

15 12 2017

WASHINGTON December 15, 2017 STRmix™ – the sophisticated forensic software used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously thought to be too complex to interpret – has been used in a case (Kings County Supreme Court, Case #07867-2016) in which a Brooklyn, NY man was convicted of murder for slashing the throat of his estranged wife. In its first use in a Brooklyn trial, STRmix™ assisted with the identification of the defendant’s DNA in several pieces of evidence. Evidence in the case showed that blood found inside the victim’s car, as well as on a t-shirt worn by the defendant, contained a mixture of DNA from both the victim and the defendant. According to testimony in the trial, the victim, Karen Ashley, was found dead in her car in September 2016. Police said Ms. Ashley’s throat had been cut. She also suffered multiple knife wounds to her body. Ms. Ashley’s common-law husband, Beresford Ashley, turned himself into police shortly after the incident. He told police that...

ATX Energy Partners Announces Equity Commitment of Up to $780 Million

15 12 2017

AUSTIN, Texas and NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2017 -- ATX Energy Partners ("ATX" or the "Company"), a newly formed oil and gas exploration and production company, and the successor company to Brigham Resources, today announced that it has received a line of equity financing of up to $780 million led by Warburg Pincus alongside Yorktown Partners and Pine Brook. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, ATX intends to pursue early-stage and emerging unconventional resource opportunities where the management team sees the potential for significant value creation by applying the proven operational capabilities that drove its prior successes in both the Southern Delaware Basin and the Williston Basin.  The Company is led by Chief Executive Officer Gene Shepherd, who brings over 35 years of financial and operational experience in the energy industry.  Most recently, Mr. Shepherd was Chief Executive Officer of Brigham Resources, which sold its Delaware Basin assets to Diamondback Energy in February...

WPCS Announces Financial Results for Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter

15 12 2017

SUISUN, Calif., Dec. 15, 2017 -- WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ:WPCS), a full-service low-voltage solutions provider in the business of developing, installing, and servicing integrated structured cabling, audio-visual, and security systems announced that today it filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, for the three and six months ended October 31, 2017.Sebastian Giordano, CEO of WPCS, commented, "While we continue working towards completing the proposed merger with DropCar, Inc., we are pleased to report that for the three and six months ended October 31, 2017, our Suisun City Operations generated net income of $158,000 and $343,000, respectively."Financial Results for the Three Months Ended October 31, 2017Revenue for the three months ended October 31, 2017 decreased $988,000, or 20%, to $3,860,000, as compared to $4,848,000 for same prior year period due to revenue decreases of: (i) $583,000 in our Suisun City Operations and (ii) $405,000 from our Texas Operations, which will...

CarStory Hosts Inaugural AUTOVATE Conference at LZR in Austin

15 12 2017

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CarStory, the automotive analytics platform for Vast, brought together dealer executives, investors and entrepreneurs from across the country for the inaugural AUTOVATE Conference, hosted at CarStory’s LZR space, to discuss innovation and the future of automotive retail. “We were honored to host the inaugural AUTOVATE at LZR, a legendary Austin event venue, and now, our company headquarters,” said John Price, CEO of Vast. “As an industry, we often find ourselves at conferences in Vegas, San Francisco or New Orleans. It was refreshing to gather in Austin where the intimate tone of the city and venue lended itself to more meaningful sessions and conversations with our industry peers.” Organized by Cliff Banks of The Banks Report, AUTOVATE featured speakers from CarStory, Cars.com, Paragon Honda Acura, motormindz and AutoGravity. Key themes from AUTOVATE 2017 included: Artificial intelligence and machine learning: predicting the future for dealers...

Handset Power Amplifiers Market: Worldwide Industry Analysis and New Market Opportunities Explored

15 12 2017

Albany, NY -- 12/15/2017 -- Handset Power Amplifiers used to support various operating modes like UMTS, CDMA, GSM/EDGE LTE and multiple frequency bands which offer premium performance with very small form factor. Most of the power amplifiers for the mobile applications are been manufactured using gallium arsenide based bipolar transistor and a comparatively small number of handset power amplifiers are being manufactured using silicon CMOS. CMOS does offer the tantalizing possibility of having much higher levels of integration and comparatively lower cost to GaAs. The growth of handset power amplifier market is highly reliant on the increasing internet penetration globally.For purpose of in depth analysis, the handset power amplifiers markethas been segmented on the basis of technology, type, application andgeography. Based on the technology, the market has been segmented into two types they are like GaAs, GaN, & SiGe and CMOS. Based on the type, the market has been segmented into two...

Joseph W. Jerome, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

15 12 2017

    WASHINGTON, DC, December 15, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Joseph W. Jerome, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Jerome celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Adjunct professor in the department of mathematics at The George Washington University since 2013, Dr. Jerome previously spent 42 years teaching at Northwestern University. He also taught and lectured at Case Western Reserve University and the University...

USA HVAC Motors Market, Share, Analysis, Trend, Challenges, Opportunities and Forecast to 2021 : MRFR

15 12 2017

Pune, India -- 12/14/2017 -- HVAC Motors Market– OverviewHVAC (Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning) is the technology of controlling indoor and vehicular environments. HVAC systems are essential in industrial and office buildings to manage the costs of heating and cooling, especially when the structure is large enough that it requires different temperature zones throughout the building. Motors are used extensively in HVAC systems, so it pays to replace standard motors with the new and efficient ones. It is more beneficial in investing in variable speed drives for motors to reduce speed and save energy.HVAC motors possess some special features such as ball bearings, Heavy-gauge steel base and are suitable for mounting in any position. They possess dynamically balanced rotors for reduced vibration and quiet operation. Owing to these features, HVAC motors have a wide range of applications such as ventilators, summer cooling fans, band saws, drill presses and farm equipment among others.Widely...

HGTV® Contractor Chip Wade Answers Top Home Winterization and Storm Questions

15 12 2017

Press Release - updated: Dec 14, 2017 19:14 EST MILWAUKEE, December 14, 2017 - ​​Cooler days and longer nights are here. Is your home winter-ready? Here are some of the top questions homeowners ask Chip Wade, best known as the Emmy-winning host of Elbow Room, Curb Appeal: The Block and several other HGTV® shows. Q: What is the first step we should take with our home as the weather gets cooler? A: Winterize now. Winterization is about looking at the outer envelope of the house – the roof, the walls, the doors and windows; it’s all about stopping airflow from the outside in and inside out. To do that, things like caulking cracks, installing new weather stripping and making sure your doors and windows are in great working order are the first steps. Q: How do I know if it’s time to replace my furnace or if I need to continue spending money on repairs? A: The simple answer is, if your furnace is at least 10 years old or older, or if you have had a couple years in a row where you’ve...

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