Veteran astronaut steps down from long-delayed Boeing commercial crew test flight

Christopher Ferguson, commander of the final space shuttle flight and now a Boeing executive, has stepped down as commander of the first piloted test flight of the company’s troubled CST-100 Starliner commercial spacecraft, he and Boeing announced Wednesday. He has been replaced by NASA astronaut Barry “Butch” Wilmore.

“I’m taking on a new mission, one that keeps my feet planted here firmly on Earth and prioritizes my most important crew — my family,” Ferguson tweeted. “I’ll still be working hard with the #Starliner team and the @NASA_Astronauts on our crew.”

In a video attached to the tweet, Ferguson, 59 and a father

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AbacusNext Taps Tech Industry Veteran to Expand Purpose-Built Cloud

Perry Steinberg, AbacusNext’s new chief product officer, to lead next generation strategy for digital transformation in professional services, document automation

Perry Steinberg, AbacusNext

Perry Steinberg, AbacusNext
Perry Steinberg, AbacusNext
Perry Steinberg, AbacusNext

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AbacusNext®, a leading technology provider for legal, accounting and compliance-focused professionals, today announced the appointment of Perry Steinberg, tech industry veteran in cloud computing, as chief product officer.

Steinberg brings to the role an extensive track record in building growth for SaaS and PaaS platforms, in his roles in product planning, development and partnerships with Accenture, Fiserv, American Express, Fiserv, and Medidata. With AbacusNext, Steinberg will lead the engineering and product organizations to expand the purpose-built cloud computing platform and product and integration strategies for AbacusLaw, Amicus Attorney, OfficeTools, and HotDocs, synergizing them with the AbacusNext PaaS (platform as a service) platform.

“In today’s remote workplace, legal, accounting and other professional services are

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Wastewater Treatment Industry Veteran Keith Williams Joins BCR as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Today BCR announced that Keith Williams has joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing. Bringing more than 38 years of experience across water and wastewater treatment technologies, Mr. Williams will lead BCR’s sales team with a focus on municipal markets. This will include managing and growing industry relationships with rep firms who bring technologies to municipal wastewater treatment plants within their regional markets.

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Water industry Veteran, Keith Williams, joins BCR Inc. to head up Sales and Marketing. (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are excited to have Keith onboard to continue to grow sales outreach across the range of decision makers involved with the selection of biosolids process technology,” said Joshua Scott, BCR CEO. “With Keith’s sales leadership and guidance, our goal is to become one of the industry leaders for biosolids treatment technology.”

“As I learned more

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How ‘Halo’ Veteran Harold Ryan Plans To Revolutionize Game Studio Culture

Given the imminent arrival of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, the recent releases of games like like Crash Bandicoot 4 and Star Wars: Squadrons, and with countless blockbusters on the horizon, you’d be forgiven for losing track of every major gaming development–even if they had the potential to fundamentally transform the way the industry operates. This month, ProbablyMonsters took another step towards shaping how games could be made, and it’s one you shouldn’t overlook.

The company, which exists to “unite, guide, and empower talented teams to create exceptional interactive experiences”, announced the creation of its third, yet-unnamed studio, led by creatives from the critically acclaimed Borderlands and Torchlight franchises. The chief architect behind this, ex-Bungie CEO Harold Ryan, is no stranger to success–and he doesn’t plan on breaking old

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