Ritter Communications announces opening of new technology center

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Ritter Communications announced the opening of a new $8 million data technology center, and the announcement drew praise from Gov. Asa Hutchinson.



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The new data technology center drew praise from Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

According to a media release, the technology center is the first service provider-grade data center to serve northeast Arkansas and the businesses in the area.

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The multi-user data and storage technology center is the only one of its kind in the area.

Work on the center started in 2019, and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, crews completed the project on schedule.

“The new Ritter Communications Data Technology Center is a significant new contributor to economic development in Northeast Arkansas and the region,” Gov. Hutchinson said. “This world-class facility better serves Northeast Arkansas businesses as it provides them a top-tier data center option that is closer than Little

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Waymo opening new autonomous vehicle testing site in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Waymo plans to open a new testing site in Ohio for its driverless autonomous vehicles that will focus on dense, urban areas, the company said Tuesday.

The new site being built at the Transportation Research Center near Columbus will allow the company to work on motion control testing, heavy-duty truck testing and testing in varying weather conditions, the company said.

Waymo’s main testing facility is near Merced, California. While it has conducted testing in several other states, this will be its first permanent location at a third-party test site.

It plans to open the new center in Ohio sometime in the middle of next year.

Waymo, a unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc., is seen by many as the leader in autonomous vehicle technology. In October, it expanded its ride hailing service in Phoenix to use more vehicles that have no back-up drivers behind the wheel.

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Giving Tuesday celebrated by The Tech Interactive with time capsule opening and virtual tour

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On Dec. 1, The Tech Interactive joins nonprofits from around the world in celebrating Giving Tuesday, the biggest day of the year for philanthropy. The Tech, which has been closed to the public since the beginning of the pandemic, is raising money to support its mission to inspire the innovator in everyone, both through virtual resources and as one of the world’s premiere science centers.

Donor support has helped The Tech launch and support its collection of at-home educational resources for families and educators. Donor support also helps The Tech provide free virtual labs to low-income schools.

The Tech Interactive At Home can be found here: thetechathome.org/

Information on The Tech’s virtual labs can be found here: thetech.org/virtual-fieldtrips-labs

On Giving Tuesday The Tech will host a livestream event featuring:

  • A first look at a brand new exhibit — Solve for
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Cadence Expands Computational Software Development With Opening of New European R&D Centre of Excellencein Cork, Ireland

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Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS) today announced the opening of a new European R&D Centre of Excellence in Cork, Ireland, to further expand local computational software development. Over the next three years, Cadence expects to create approximately 150 new engineering positions in Cork, facilitating customer design advancement in emerging consumer, hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, aerospace, industrial, mobile and healthcare application areas.

“The Cadence decision to establish a state-of-the-art R&D Centre of Excellence in Cork is a positive addition to the vibrant and expanding technology industry in Cork. We are pleased to welcome Cadence’s R&D presence in Cork as part of the local technology ecosystem, and we look forward to the centre providing significant employment opportunities for local residents with strong technology backgrounds. The Cork R&D Centre of Excellence also demonstrates Cadence’s commitment to both Cork

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New rules opening up Consumer Data Right accreditation tiers due by the end of 2020

Australia’s Consumer Data Right (CDR), officially launched on July 1 with the first tranche, an open banking-like regime, requires financial services providers to share a customers’ data when requested by the customer.

From November 1, new data became available for sharing, including account types such as home loans, investment loans, personal loans, and mortgage offset accounts, as well as joint accounts. New datasets also included direct debits, account payees, and scheduled payments.

Next on the list will be data sharing for business customers, which is set to commence early next year.

Here’s more: Australia’s Consumer Data Right: Here’s everything you need to know

Speaking at the Future of Financial Services 2020 virtual conference on Thursday, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) CDR executive general manager Paul Franklin said one of the regulator’s main focuses has been expanding the pool of accredited data recipients.

“For the consumer benefits of the consumer

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Chinese promise market opening amid technology push

Chinese officials say the ruling Communist Party will promote “technological self-reliance” in the coming five years but will open further to trade

BEIJING — China will promote “technological self-reliance” under the ruling Communist Party’s latest five-year plan but will open further to trade, officials said Friday.

The comments reflect growing official urgency about nurturing Chinese producers of processor chips and other technology at a time when a tariff war with Washington and U.S. export curbs have reduced access to components needed by China’s fledgling tech industries.

“We will take scientific and technological self-reliance as a strategic support for national development,” Han Wenxiu, an adviser to President Xi Jinping, said at a news conference.

The ruling party leadership said Thursday that its Five-Year Plan will speed up China’s development as a “technology power.” It gave no details of

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TCS share price surges 4.5% on opening; board to consider equity share buyback proposal later this week

Shares of the IT giant have surged over 54% from its March lows. TCS shares opened 4.54% higher at Rs 2,637 per share.

Information Technology major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced that it will consider an equity share buyback proposal later this week on October 7 when the Board of the company meets ahead of the quarterly results. “This is to inform you that the Board of Directors will consider a proposal for buyback of equity shares of the Company, at its meeting to be held on October 7, 2020,” TCS said in regulatory filing on Monday morning. Shares of the IT giant have surged over 54% from its March lows. TCS shares opened 4.54% higher at Rs 2,637 per share.

The IT firm has initiated two equity share buybacks in the recent past, both of which were for an aggregate amount of Rs 16,000 crore, coming in 2017 and

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