Augury Raises $55 Million Series D Funding to Sustain Rapid Growth, Announces New Global Partnerships and Capabilities

New Funding Round Led by Israeli-based Qumra Capital Marks Significant Increase in Valuation for IIoT Leader

Augury, a leading AI-based Machine Health solution provider, today announced it has secured $55 million in funding. The additional capital will be used to sustain and accelerate Augury’s rapid growth and to capitalize on the opportunity to help leading industrial companies improve the reliability, resilience and efficiency of their manufacturing operations. This Series D round was led by Qumra Capital, a leading late-stage venture capital firm based out of Israel. It includes participation from existing key investors, including Insight Venture Partners, Eclipse Ventures, Munich Re Venture Capital, Qualcomm Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures. With this round Augury has raised $106 million since its initial funding six years ago.

The company also announced new partnerships and capabilities to help its global customers gain the benefit of prescriptive diagnostics and machine insights, no matter where in

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The U.S. Air Force Looks To Advanced Manufacturing To Keep Existing Aircraft Flying And Develop Next-Gen Capabilities

What if there were Olympic events that weren’t physical, but were focused instead on completely geeking out on super-cool breakthrough technologies for real-world aerospace and defense challenges? Even better, what if they offered prize money totaling nearly a million dollars?

Now there are just such events, thanks to the U.S. Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO). In fact, participants in five such Olympic “sports” (or Technical Challenges, as the RSO calls them) have already been competing over the past few months. Those competitions will culminate when the winners are announced during next week’s four-day Advanced Manufacturing Olympics. This virtual conference runs from October 20-23, and features technology demonstrations, expert speakers from both industry and the military, virtual networking opportunities, and the awarding of prized for those Technical Challenges mentioned above.

“RSO is working to revolutionize

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Calviri, Inc. Receives Exclusive Patent License to Immunosignature Technology, Strengthening Its Disease Diagnostic Capabilities

Calviri, Inc., a biotech startup focused on ending deaths from cancer, announces that Skysong Innovations, the intellectual property management company for Arizona State University (“ASU”), granted Calviri an exclusive license to ASU’s Immunosignature patent portfolio. The portfolio consists of multiple granted and pending patents for the use and optimization of immunosignatures as an antibody-based diagnostic platform in the United States and the rest of the world.

The Immunosignature Technology was invented and originally developed by Stephen Albert Johnston, now CEO of Calviri, and his colleagues at ASU. The platform uses hundreds of thousands of chemically diverse peptides to provide an unbiased profile of an individual’s antibody repertoire. It has been applied to both infectious and chronic diseases in published reports. Initially intended as simply a diagnostic tool to detect disease onset, additional work has shown its potential for measuring disease severity and response to therapies.

“Adding the Immunosignature Platform to

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Apple Event: iPhone 12 Expected With 5G Capabilities

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later Tuesday is expected to reveal its latest iPhone, a device capable of connecting to a much faster 5G cellular network, which investors are betting will spur strong demand.

The latest smartphone arrives five years after iPhone unit sales peaked. Chief Executive Tim Cook has pushed the company to sell more-expensive versions of the device and rely on software services and wearable devices, such as smartwatches and headphones, to boost revenue.

Unlike in past years, Apple is holding its iPhone event without journalists, partners and employees in an auditorium, opting instead because of Covid-19 for a virtual event slated to begin at 1 p.m. New York time, similar to one last month for the company’s latest smartwatches and other updates. The event can be viewed on the company’s website.

The iPhone 12 is hotly anticipated by investors who have driven up the company’s shares 69% in

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argenx Expands Capabilities In Antibody Engineering Through Key Technology Partnerships

  • New partnerships with Chugai and the Clayton Foundation for Research provide access to innovative antibody engineering technologies
     
  • Extension of Halozyme collaboration supports long-term commitment to subcutaneous delivery options for patients

             

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Breda, the Netherlands / Ghent, Belgium – argenx (Euronext & Nasdaq: ARGX), a global immunology company committed to improving the lives of people suffering from severe autoimmune diseases and cancer, today announced the expansion of its technology capabilities in antibody engineering through new partnerships with Chugai and the Clayton Foundation. The Company is also broadening its collaboration with Halozyme to enable subcutaneous delivery for three additional current or future argenx product candidates. Through these partnerships, argenx gains access to innovative technologies to advance its differentiated pipeline and strengthen its position as a leader in immunology.

“Our Immunology Innovation Program, through which we partner with leading academic researchers, has been foundational in building our pipeline. In keeping with

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Fast-Growing Logistics Company Announces New Name, Enhanced Technology Capabilities and Additions to Executive Leadership

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Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficienciesCINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas …

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Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficienciesCINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas …

Stridas LLC focuses on streamlining the overall customer experience while delivering increased savings and efficiencies

CINCINNATI, OH / ACCESSWIRE / October 1, 2020 / Logikor LLC, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, announces its new name, Stridas LLC, effective October 1, 2020.

Stridas has evolved significantly from its formation in 2012 as the U.S.-based affiliate of

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SilkRoad Technology Announces New User Interface and Enhanced Capabilities Across Its RedCarpet Onboarding and Learning Solutions

SilkRoad Technology, a global software and services platform that helps organizations attract, retain and align people to its business, announces the release of the first phase of its OneView initiative as well as enhanced capabilities in its RedCarpet Onboarding and Learning platforms that enables organizations to speed time to productivity and contribution to drive digital operating models that have been necessitated by disruption and change.

OneView is a comprehensive effort to unify our solutions. All SilkRoad Technology solutions will receive an updated user interface that ensures a consistent, modern experience. This initial update is part of a broader effort to bring all current and future SilkRoad Technology capabilities to a singular, cohesive platform for the modern workforce. These components will enhance the platform’s ability to deliver a cohesive employee experience across the entirety of the employee lifecycle from recruitment, onboarding and critical transitions, learning, development and exits.

As business models

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Wells Fargo ups third-party fintech data-sharing capabilities

  • Wells Fargo will enable customers to share financial data with third parties via Envestnet | Yodlee’s platform.
  • This move will help the bank take advantage of pandemic-driven use of financial wellness apps.
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Customers of the major bank will be able to share their financial data via an API with over 1,400 third-party financial applications that use the Envestnet | Yodlee Financial Data Aggregation Platform.

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Wells Fargo ups third-party fintech data-sharing capabilities.

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Going forward, Wells Fargo intends to offer clients more fine-grained control over how they share their financial data by allowing them to toggle data sharing on and off and manage what data is shared with Envestnet | Yodlee-supported apps within Wells Fargo’s digital Control Tower feature. The bank plans to start launching the

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Fortem Technologies Adds New Capabilities to Autonomously Capture a Wider Array of Drone Threats, Including Faster Moving Fixed Wing Drones

Pleasant Grove, UT, Sept. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fortem Technologies Inc., a leader in airspace security and defense for detecting and defeating dangerous drones, announced today advancements to its SkyDome® System software that allow the Fortem DroneHunter® to autonomously shift into one of three various modes to best defeat a threatening drone. DroneHunter, the world’s premier AI-driven interceptor drone, autonomously determines whether to chase, attack or defend against the threatening drone depending on the drone’s size, speed and trajectory. These advancements allow DroneHunter to pursue and safely capture an even wider range of drone threats including faster fixed wing drones.

When in defense mode, the DroneHunter maneuvers in front of the target drone, anticipating its approach. Once in range, DroneHunter fires the NetGun precisely as the target attempts to pass. The defensive mode position also facilitates a radically faster detect-to-capture-time, as the time previously required to get behind the

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2021 Chevy Silverado updates bring towing tech and wireless smartphone capabilities

This is a 2020 Silverado, but the 2021 model looks exactly the same.


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The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado was likely in for some big updates, but the COVID-19 pandemic put the brakes on such a major update, parent automaker General Motors said earlier this year. Now, it looks like Chevy has instead opted to fiddle with standard equipment and roll out a healthy assortment of new features for its bread-and-butter pickup.

Chevy on Monday revealed the 2021 Silverado’s new equipment list, which ranges from upgraded towing and payload ratings to new technology onboard the truck. Highlighting the changes are improved towing capacities for the 2.7-liter turbo-four and 3.0-liter Duramax turbodiesel engines. Those who opt for the four-cylinder Silverado in crew cab configuration will now have the ability to tow 9,300 pounds, up by 2,500 pounds, and a new regular cab model with a long bed will tow 9,600

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