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Vecima Wins Two 2020 Broadband Technology Report (BTR) Diamond Technology Review Awards

Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM) announced today it has won two 2020 Broadband Technology Report (BTR) Diamond Technology Review awards: one for the Entra™ EN2112 Access Node and one for the Terrace™ IQ Commercial Video Gateway. Highly reputable in the cable and telecom industry, the awards are based on a variety of criteria, including unique technological innovation, ease-of-use, efficiency, reliability, and contribution to profitability, and is judged by panel of executives from operators such as Buckeye, Comcast, Charter, Cox, Mediacom, and Rogers.

The EN2112 Access Node is a high density, compact 2-port node. Built to ensure global standards compliance, maximum CCAP core interoperability, industry-leading feature sets, massive scale and ongoing reliability for next generation DOCSIS 3.1 Distributed Access Architecture (“DAA”) ecosystems, the EN2112 is one of the most compact and feature rich Remote PHY nodes available today. Vecima’s EN2112 bridges the new 10G digital fiber CIN networks and the legacy RF

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Creating Resilience In Oil And Gas Supply Chains With Technology

The Covid-19 pandemic has everyone rethinking what steps to take for resilience today, and how to safeguard that resilience for an uncertain energy future. Nearly every oil and gas executive said, in the just released EY Oil and Gas Digital Transformation and the Workforce Survey, that their company will have to change how it operates coming out of the downturn. What’s implied by that result is that oil and gas executives don’t expect the market to ever go back to where it was.

They are right. Oil demand is unlikely to return to the path it was on before the pandemic. New ways of living, working and operating our day-to-day lives have taken hold and are likely to permanently transform traditional choices. When we get to

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Technology products supplier Intcomex hacked, 1TB of data stolen

Technology products supplier Intcomex Corp. has suffered a data breach and about a terabyte of its user data was released on a hacking forum.

First reported by Cybernews today, the leaked data included credit card details, passport numbers, license scans, personally identifiable information, payroll data, financial documents, customer details, employee information and more.

Parts of the data were first released for free on a Russian hacking forum Sept. 14, with more released Sept. 20. Those behind the hack are promising to release even more data in the future.

Intcomex hasn’t formally disclosed the data breach on its website, but the company did confirm the hack to Cybernews. In a tick box of standard responses, Intcomex said it had taken steps to address the situation, had “engaged third-party cybersecurity experts to assist us in the investigation and… implemented additional enhanced security measures. We also notified law enforcement. We are notifying affected

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CompuGroup Medical recognized for quality and convenience in healthcare technology

CEO Benedikt Brueckle highlights CGM Remote Patient Monitoring in cover story for The Healthcare Insights

PHOENIX, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CompuGroup Medical (CGM) was featured on the cover of the latest The Healthcare Insights for its efforts to support the healthcare industry through technology in its battle against the COVID-19 Pandemic.

CompuGroup Medical. (PRNewsFoto/CompuGroup Medical USA)
CompuGroup Medical. (PRNewsFoto/CompuGroup Medical USA)

“The future of CompuGroup Medical focuses on the evolution of provider delivery models and the entire patient journey.”

Supporting an embattled industry in its fight against a global pandemic, CompuGroup Medical has promoted more accessible care and improved patient outcomes by delivering telehealth and remote patient monitoring solutions to healthcare providers.

By harnessing the potential of telemedicine, CGM is changing the way medical care is delivered around the world. It is this innovation that first drew the attention of the editors at The Healthcare Insights.

Building on the success of its secure

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Calls to extend voter registration after Virginia voter website goes down for several hours ahead of deadline

The massive outage, which lasted for several hours Tuesday, came on the final day of voter registration ahead of the 2020 presidential election. The glitch hobbled the Virginia Department of Elections’ online citizens portal, and local registrars’ offices across Virginia were also hit with connectivity issues, the department said.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he is exploring all options to extend the voter registration deadline after the state’s online registration portal was knocked offline Tuesday when a fiber cable was inadvertently cut during roadwork.

The massive outage, which lasted for several hours Tuesday, came on the final day of voter registration ahead of the 2020 presidential election. The glitch hobbled the Virginia Department of Elections’ online citizens portal, and local registrars’ offices across Virginia were also hit with connectivity issues, the department said.

As of 3:30 p.m., the website was back up, the department announced on Twitter. Virginia residents have

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Accessible Web Launches Suite of Digital Accessibility Tools to Help Organizations Discover, Understand & Resolve Web Accessibility Issues

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BURLINGTON, Vt. – October 13, 2020 – ( Newswire.com )

​​​In Covid times, we’ve all experienced an abrupt shift to relying on web-based tools and services in our day-to-day lives. Now, more than ever, websites and web applications need to be available for everyone, regardless of ability. The importance of accessing critical services like health care, banking, and education via the web has increased significantly; the need for digital accessibility has never been more apparent.

Accessible Web, an organization of web accessibility experts located in Burlington, VT, recognizes the challenges that organizations are having with navigating the complexities of online ADA compliance and the  Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), and is excited to announce the release of their flagship product. Accessible Web Console is a suite of tools designed to

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Radix Technology Fuels Growth for Pro-Frotas’ 100% Digital Fuel Supply Management Solution

HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pro-Frotas, a 100% digital fuel supply management start-up created in partnership with Ipiranga, is growing its operations with technology developed by Radix Engineering and Software. Ipiranga, a subsidiary of Ultra, is the largest private player in the Brazilian fuel distribution market, with nationwide coverage and a network of approximately 7,200 service stations.

Pro-Frotas was conceived with the purpose of reinventing the fleet refueling business, with technology that would supply 100% digital, free supply management and payment. Pro-Frotas contracted Radix, IIOT digital transformation experts, to create an application and web portal for management and control of fueling.

“The Pro-Frotas project was challenging from the start, in terms of both team and deadline. In order to develop a completely innovative product in the transportation market, we had to condense timelines. We created deliverables on short notice that provided a simple and reliable

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Agora Inc. Introduces New Developer Tools and Resources to Accelerate the Adoption of Real-Time Engagement

Agora Debuts First-of-Kind Experience Level Agreement, Agora RTE App Builder and Agora Extensions Marketplace

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Agora, Inc. (NASDAQ: API), a Real-Time Engagement (RTE) platform-as-a-service provider, today announced during CEO Tony Zhao’s keynote address at the annual RTE2020 conference the creation of new tools and resources for developers who are interested in integrating Real-Time Engagement (RTE) technology into their web, mobile and desktop applications. The Experience Level Agreement (XLA), Agora RTE App Builder and Agora Extensions Marketplace will not only help speed up the adoption of voice, video and streaming technology, they will provide developers with an unparalleled level of support and quality assurance.

In a recent customer survey conducted by Agora, 37% of respondents said they would be willing to pay more to stream live audio and video content over platforms that guarantee quality of experience. To meet this burgeoning customer need

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Vecima Provides Distributed Access Architecture Technology Integration with Technetix

Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX:VCM) announced an agreement today to provide customers with its market leading Entra Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) solutions integrated with the Technetix DBx platform. The agreement offers the competitive advantage of network design flexibility and includes integration of Vecima’s core agnostic Entra™ ERM112 Access Module.

Entra DAA technology is built on global standards and leads the industry in interoperability across CCAP cores and integration with 3rd party node housings. By focusing on software interoperability, Vecima has delivered proven investment protection and diversity of supply for mission critical DAA nodes that support future technology deployments. With a compact, highly efficient hardware design, an integration tuned for performance and operational simplicity with other vendors’ node housings is faster than ever before. This open, tunable approach is driving an accelerated adoption of a DAA enabled future.

“The worldwide cable access ecosystem has evolved organically over the past six decades,

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NASA set to announce new space technology public-private partnerships

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will announce new space technology public-private partnerships on Wednesday.

Bridenstine will make the announcement at the virtual fall Lunar Surface Innovation Consortium meeting. The event is co-hosted by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and Arizona State University.

“Bridenstine will discuss NASA’s Artemis program and announce the agency’s latest Tipping Point selections and their potential impact on sustainable lunar exploration” explained NASA in a statement. “NASA released the opportunity in January 2020, seeking U.S. industry-developed space technologies to foster the development of commercial space capabilities and benefit future missions.”

NASA GENERATED MORE THAN $64B IN TOTAL ECONOMIC OUTPUT IN FISCAL 2019, REPORT SAYS

On its website, NASA explains “a technology is considered at a tipping point if an investment in a demonstration will significantly mature

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