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Major College Football Teams Should Leave NCAA, Says Knight Commission

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Andrew Cohen

The Knight Commission issued a report on Thursday recommending that all Football Bowl Subdivision teams should split from the NCAA and form their own governing body. NCAA president Mark Emmert met Thursday with the Knight Commission to discuss the recommendation. 

The Knight Commission is a panel comprised of university presidents, former athletic directors, and other leaders in sport dedicated to pursuing reform in college athletics. The group’s proposal would see all sports except FBS football continue to operate under the NCAA while FBS programs form a separate entity called the National College Football Association.

The NCAA currently provides all regulatory services to college football but does not benefit from the sport’s biggest money maker, the College Football Playoff, which generated $460 million in 2019 and is independently owned by the 10 FBS conferences. The

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Pixellot Partners With China’s Earth Mountain Technology To Scale AI-Automated Sports Content Creation

Success of the Nike Basketball Tournament led to long-term partnership, Exclusive content will be used to introduce new 5G tech

TEL AVIV, Israel (PRWEB) December 03, 2020

Pixellot, the world’s leading provider of AI-Automated™ sports production solutions, announced today they have partnered with Chinese tech company, Earth Mountain Technology to introduce AI-automated production and produce live sports content in China.

Earth Mountain Technology is a technological innovator focusing on broadcasting, graphics and digital video products. It has been producing content for the Chinese broadcasting and cable TV market as well as digital videos, for more than 20 years.

In July 2020 Pixellot and Earth Mountain provided AI production for the Nike High School Basketball Tournament which took place in two cities. More than 1,000 athletes competed in the 17-day tournament that was viewed by more than a million unique viewers on the Migu Sports App.

“The opportunity to work with

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Ohio school district partners with private tech to contact trace

The Wickliffe City School District will use wearable tech that can track a person’s location within a building or campus, down to the very room that person is in

WICKLIFFE, Ohio — The Wickliffe City School District has installed a new contact tracing system using Bluetooth technology in order to track student, faculty and staff movements while on campus and enforce social distancing requirements, in an effort to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

The private company behind the wearable device that will be used within Wickliffe City schools is New Jersey-based Volan Technology, which calls itself the “leader in AI-based safety and contact tracing software.”

The program, called the Volan Positioning System (VPS), can deliver detailed reports and provide real-time 3D location positioning for thousands of people in a matter of seconds, according to the company.

Wickliffe City School District Superintendent Joseph Spiccia called VPS “a critical tool that

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Why Technology Leaders Should Be Business Partners, Not Order Takers

CIO of ChenMed, one of the fastest-growing healthcare providers and the largest value-based care provider in the U.S.

I began my career in technology 20 years ago as a software development and infrastructure engineer. When I was asked to lead a project because there wasn’t a project manager available, I realized my true passion for empowering successful teams that align IT with business strategy. Now, as an MBA and CIO of one of the fastest-growing healthcare companies in the U.S. and the largest value-based care provider, I appreciate the expert understanding of business that the best technologists consistently bring to drive the most value. 

I receive a lot of questions from up-and-coming technology leaders about how to establish business value and forge better relationships with stakeholders. And the most essential piece of advice I have for technologists is to develop yourself as a business partner and not just

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Faraday Future Partners With MIVOLT (M&I Materials) to Announce a Unique Fully Submerged Battery Cooling System

  • Faraday Future to Utilize Fully Submerged Battery Cooling Technology in the All-new FF 91 Luxury EV
  • Faraday Future and MIVOLT Recently Collaborated on a Joint Industry Discussion That Took an In-depth Look at EV Battery Technology Using Submerged Cooling
  • Faraday Future’s Battery Technology Will Give the Upcoming FF 91 a Projected Range of up to 378 Miles*

 

Faraday Future (FF), a California-based global shared intelligent mobility ecosystem company, today announced that it is partnering with MIVOLT on a fully submerged battery cooling system for the FF 91 luxury EV. MIVOLT will provide FF with advanced dielectric coolant materials that will support FF’s existing patented liquid cell submerged onboard cooling system, which includes a self-contained and fail-safe architecture battery pack design.

FF and MIVOLT recently collaborated on “Going Further,” a live, joint webcast that took an in-depth look at EV battery technology using submerged cooling. Experts from both companies –

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Altice USA Announces Closing of Sale of 49.99% of Lightpath Fiber Enterprise Business to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners

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Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) today announces it has closed the previously announced sale of 49.99% of its Lightpath fiber enterprise business to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP) for an implied enterprise value of $3.2 billion. Altice USA will retain a 50.01% interest in Lightpath and maintain control of the company.

“We are pleased to have closed this transaction and partner with Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners to support ongoing and new growth initiatives, improve operational performance and provide strategic and financial flexibility for Lightpath,” said Dexter Goei, Chief Executive Officer, Altice USA. “This partnership enables us to focus on distinct opportunities for value creation and long-term growth for Lightpath while continuing to provide best-in-class products and services to enterprise customers.”

Lightpath is a fiber-based bandwidth technology platform enabling businesses in the greater New York Metropolitan region to innovate

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Grande West Partners with Hinduja Tech for Buy America Compliant Manufacturing Plant

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / December 1, 2020 / Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (TSXV:BUS) (OTCQX:GWTNF) (FRA:6LG) (“Grande West” or the “Company”), a Canadian manufacturer of mid-sized multi-purpose transit vehicles sold in Canada and the United States, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract with Hinduja Tech Inc. for the design and engineering plans for its new American operational facility and headquarters.

Grande West Transportation intends to design and develop a brand new bus manufacturing facility in the State of Washington, USA, (please see news release from November 4, 2020 Here) with aggressive timelines to launch their new bus production activities. Grande West chose to partner with Hinduja Tech Inc., an Integrated Engineering and Digital Technology & Solutions Provider, to design a new manufacturing facility for the development of affordable, Buy-America compliant buses geared toward U.S. markets.

“Grande West has ambitious plans to open a USA

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CerraCap Ventures and Exfinity Venture Partners join forces for New Growth

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COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CerraCap Ventures and Exfinity Venture Partners are pleased to announce their global strategic partnership integrating CerraCap’s unique Sales & Scale™ model with Exfinity’s stated vision helping develop global enterprise startups leveraging the Indo-US corridor.

CerraCap and Exfinity together are poised to unleash the next wave of enterprise artificial intelligence and digital disruption. “With Exfinity’s understanding of complex digital product interactions, its deep engineering expertise and agile collaborative approach uniquely compliments how CerraCap operates. We believe this facilitates an extraordinary opportunity for expansion of right global investments for leading technology products and platform,” shared Saurabh Ranjan, CEO and Founder, CerraCap Ventures.

Given that CerraCap is domiciled in US and Exfinity in India, portfolio companies will benefit the Indo-US corridor for optimum capital and

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Angstrom Technology Acquired by ASGARD Partners & Co.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Charter Capital Partners, a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based investment bank, today announced that its client, Angstrom Technology, an industry leader in modular cleanroom production, has been acquired by ASGARD Partners & Co., a New York-based private equity firm. While ASGARD has acquired a controlling interest in the company, current management will remain a significant minority investor as Angstrom enters its next phase of growth. Charter Capital Partners principals served as the exclusive M&A advisor to Angstrom Technology.

Founded in 1989, and headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Angstrom Technology delivers fully customizable modular cleanrooms to more than 300 customers worldwide in aerospace, defense, technology, pharmaceutical, automotive, healthcare, and industrial end markets. The company completes turnkey and built-to-spec projects that give customers a high level of control over airborne and surface particulates to manufacture, test, and assemble products in a safe

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ASGARD Partners & Co. Acquires Angstrom Technology

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ASGARD Partners & Co., LLC (“ASGARD”), a New York-based private equity firm, today announced an agreement to acquire a controlling interest in Angstrom Technology (“Angstrom” or the “Company”), an industry leader in modular cleanroom production.  As part of the transaction, management will remain a significant minority investor as Angstrom enters its next phase of growth.

Founded in 1989, and headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Angstrom designs, builds, and services fully customizable modular cleanrooms for the aerospace, defense, technology, pharmaceutical, automotive, healthcare, and industrial end markets.  The Company completes turnkey and built-to-spec projects that give customers a high level of control over airborne and surface particulates to manufacture, test, and assemble products in a

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