Startup founded by ‘Love Lab’ experts releases new platform and tech tools to assess relationships

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Affective Software Inc., the startup founded by the leaders of the famed Gottman Institute, is releasing a new portal and products to harness technology in assessing and improving relationships.

The startup, which first revealed its plans back in May, has raised $400,000 in new funding from angel investors, adding to previous seed funding and bringing the company’s total to date to $2.9 million.

Affective Software was co-founded by Drs. John and Julie Gottman, who found fame with their research-based love and therapy Institute and the so-called “Love Lab,” which opened in 1986 at the University of Washington and was considered at the time to be the world’s original couples laboratory.

Microsoft veteran Rafael Lisitsa, a longtime engineer and technology executive, is also a co-founder and is Affective’s CEO and president.

The startup uses artificial intelligence and machine learning technology to bring the Gottman’s techniques to personal computing

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Re-Innovation of Thermal Imaging Technology – FOTRIC Releases Intelligent Thermal Imagers 340A & 340M

SHANGHAI, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Professional thermal imaging brand FOTRIC continues to innovate in technology for users to “enhance efficiency and ensure safety”. In August, FOTRIC launched a temperature screening thermal imager for epidemic prevention and maintenance control. Recently, FOTRIC released a breakthrough: intelligent thermal imagers 340A and 340M, which are suitable for industrial equipment maintenance, power and electrical testing, building inspection, etc.

Looking back, FOTRIC has repeatedly achieved successes in product development. In 2017, FOTRIC participated in the USA CES Exhibition and its independently developed products were widely acclaimed. In 2018, FOTRIC won the first place in the electrical application category in the USA IR/INFO Conference. In 2019, FOTRIC’s newly developed product won the 2019 German iF International Industrial Design Award.

AI Boosted Performance

Industrial users are familiar with thermal imagers. However, 340A and 340M are not ordinary models. FOTRIC innovatively fuses AI technology with wisdom

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GridGain Virtual Events Offer Expert Advice and Best Practices for Deploying In-Memory Computing Solutions | 2020-11-30 | Press Releases

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GridGain ® Systems , provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing solutions based on Apache ® Ignite ® , today announced it is hosting or participating in multiple online conferences, webinars and virtual meetups taking place in December and January 2020. GridGain will use these events to share unique insights into the latest in-memory computing technology developments, trends and strategies. GridGain has also posted on-demand videos of multiple November 2020 events on the company’s website.

“We have seen soaring interest in our events over the last few months as more companies of every size look to push their digital transformations forward,” said Terry Erisman, Executive Vice President of Corporate Development at GridGain Systems. “Our team of experts is always excited to share their wealth of information about how in-memory computing can support highly performant, massively scalable applications and enable vital new infrastructure strategies,

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Schertz releases officers’ body, dash camera footage of Black teen’s arrest

Schertz officials released new police camera footage Wednesday that shows what happened before and after the arrest of a Black teen seen in a viral video that prompted accusations of excessive force.

Officials said they had wanted to release the footage of 18-year-old Zekee Rayford’s arrest earlier in the name of transparency. They were only able to release the videos Wednesday after receiving authorization from the Guadalupe County District Attorney’s Office.

On Nov. 2, Rayford allegedly ran a red light at about 11:45 p.m. on Schertz Parkway and did not pull over when signaled by Schertz police officers Frank Chavarria and Megan Fennesy, according to a police report.

Instead, Rayford drove to his home in the 1000 block of Keanna Place, where a security camera there provided the first video of his arrest. It has since been shared on social media and drew criticism from family, civil rights activists, and

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Walz to announce new COVID-19 technology, Minnesota releases app

Downloading the app is completely voluntary, and Gov. Tim Walz said no private information will be stored by the state, Google or Apple.

ST PAUL, Minn. — The state of Minnesota has released a new app to alert people if they’ve been exposed to someone with COVID-19.

Governor Tim Walz spoke Monday about the new technology he says will help Minnesota slow the spread of the virus. He’s asking all Minnesotans to download the app in the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

At a news conference at 12:30 p.m., Walz was joined by public health official Kris Ehresmann and Minnesota IT Services Commissioner Tarek Tomes. 

“COVID is not going to end at the end of the month,” Walz said. “We are in an unrelenting spike.”

The Minnesota COVID-19 exposure notification app is called COVIDaware MN. Walz called it another tool in the state’s toolbox to fight COVID-19. He

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ZTE releases white paper on 5G uplink enhancement technology, Access Evolution

23 November 2020, Shenzhen, China – ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today has released 5G Uplink Enhancement Technology White Paper. Based on the research and practices in the 5G field, the white paper provides the technical principles, performance analysis, and application scenarios of several uplink enhancement technologies while elaborating on ZTE’s insights on the development of 5G uplink enhancement technologies.

The increasingly diversified 5G application scenarios, including the internet of things, cloud storage, high-definition live streaming, pose higher requirements for 5G performance, particularly uplink capacity and coverage. The mid-range bands for 5G, which offer very large bandwidth and therefore high capacity, however can underperform in terms of uplink coverage and capacity due to the limitations of mid-band and TDD duplex technology. Therefore, operators look forward to a more effective solution to enhance the uplink performance,

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Gainclients, Inc. (GCLT) Releases New Service For The Real Estate Industry

TUCSON, AZ / ACCESSWIRE / November 19, 2020 / GainClients, Inc. (OTCPINK:GCLT) (“GainClients” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has developed a new technology service for the real estate and title industries. GainClients has informally named the technology Mobile Earnest Money Deposit Service (“MEMD”), which is an already well-established technology used by the banking industry.

Very much like mobile deposits, the Company’s MEMD service provides the ability to take a picture of an earnest money check and deposit it into a bank account from a remote location, such as an office or home, without having to physically deliver the check to the receiver. Proven to be secure by the banking industry, mobile remote depositing offers better protection against fraud, lost checks, and saves time.

For real estate agents, the service will eliminate the time spent picking up checks from their buyer clients and fees charged by title

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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 116 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

safaripreviewiconApple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced four years ago in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari.

‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 116 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Extensions, Web Inspector, Web Audio API, MediaRecorder, CSS, Rendering, JavaScript, WebAuthn, Media, Web API, URL Parsing, Storage Access API, Accessibility, and WebDriver.

The current ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release is the built on the new Safari 14 update included in macOS Big Sur with support for Safari Web Extensions imported from other browsers, tab previews, password breach notifications, web authentication with Touch ID, and more.

The new ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ update is available for both macOS Catalina and ‌macOS Big Sur‌, the newest version of the Mac operating system.

The ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ update is available through

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Lux Research Releases Annual List of Transformational Technologies

The new report, “Foresight 2021: Top Emerging Technologies to Watch,” identifies and ranks 12 key technologies that will reshape the world. The technologies are chosen based on innovation interest scores from the Lux Tech Signal, a composite measure assembled from a variety of innovation data sources, along with input from Lux’s experts. In addition to highlighting the 12 key overall technologies, for the first time ever, this year’s report ranks the top five technologies across five key industries: chemicals and materials, automotive, food and agriculture, electronics and IT, and energy.

The top three technologies cited in the report are:

  • Autonomous vehicles: Improvements in safety and efficiency are happening at all levels of vehicle automation, benefiting both consumers and commercial operations. Level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles will transform mobility and logistics by removing the need for a driver behind the wheel of a vehicle.
  • Natural language processing: Powering devices like
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ITOCO Releases Current List of “Time Of Presentation” (TOP) Verification Solutions That Address Virus Testing on Its Blog – Press Release

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / November 19, 2020 / ITOCO INC. (OTC PINK:ITMC) has released a list of companies and organizations addressing Virus testing through time-of-presentation (TOP) solutions.

TOP solutions provide updated status of vaccination and/or testing at point of contact.

Time of Presentation verification solutions refer to systems which uses verification to prove that a person presenting themselves to an event, physical location or service has completed a certain action, such as vaccination and/or virus test taking within a certain time period, and its result. These solutions can form a critical part of industries such as live events, trade shows, cruise lines, airlines and hospitality in opening more quickly and safely in 2021.

The list of companies and organizations available on the ITOCO blog post at include Ticketmaster (LYV), Cathay Pacific (0293), United Airlines (UAL), Royal Caribbean (RCL), Carnival (CCL) and ITOCO (OTC PINK:ITMC).

This latest technology release

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