PITTSBURGH, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Wombat Security Technologies (Wombat), the leading provider of cyber security awareness and training, today announces the release of several new product additions – reinforcing Wombat’s position as the most advanced and effective training solution for recognizing and avoiding cyber attacks.
Leading Warehouse Club to Use Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning to Assist with Buying Decisions
PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Insight, Inc., a technology company transforming how leading retailers make product investment and pricing decisions, today announced that BJ’s Wholesale Club, a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the United States, will begin using First Insight’s consumer-driven predictive analytics. The tools will help BJ’s make design and buying decisions on the broad spectrum of products offered in its warehouse clubs.
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 09 /CSRwire/ – Responsible fabric manufacturer Thread worked with Kiva’s direct-to-social enterprise loan program in April to raise $10,000. The loans are based on the principle that lending alongside thousands of others is one of the most powerful and sustainable ways to create economic and social good. Kiva and Thread share the mutual goal of ending poverty, which made the partnership a natural fit, but given the unique operating structure of Thread, the companies worked together through Kiva’s pilot direct-to-social enterprise loan program in order to raise funds to support First Mile entrepreneurs. Funds were raised by lenders on the Kiva site and paid directly to Thread who will pay back the loan by May 2018.
Pittsburgh Technology Council to Name Winners on October 12, 2017
PITTSBURGH, PA – Optimus Technologies, a biodiesel conversion system manufacturer, today announced that the Pittsburgh Technology Council has named it a Tech 50 Awards Finalist in the Manufacturing Category.
Astrobotic and ATLAS Partner to Establish World’s First Laser Communication Link from the Lunar Surface
Paris, France – Astrobotic, which is making the Moon accessible to the world, and ATLAS Space Operations Inc., the US leader in cloud-based satellite management and control services proudly announce today at the Paris Air Show that they have signed a payload reservation and partnership to deliver and operate the first-ever laser communications terminal on Astrobotic’s upcoming mission to the Moon. This brings the total number of deals in place for Astrobotic’s mission to eleven.
Combs through millions of online photos to find specific victims, in seconds
Pittsburgh – June 27, 2017 – Marinus Analytics, a startup from Carnegie Mellon University, has found a way to harness the power of “big data” to solve one of our most difficult problems – the surge in human trafficking online.
Whenever, wherever victims are advertised, Traffic Jam can find them.
Pittsburgh, PA – Optimus Technologies is pleased to announce it has been selected as a participant in the 2017 Cleantech Open Accelerator Program, which commences with a National Academy on June 26th and 27th in Boston, MA.
This year, Cleantech Open will have 31 teams participating in the Northeast region of the accelerator program. This year’s class includes representatives from all eight Cleantech Open categories. Learn more about the 2017 cohort here. Cleantech Open’s Accelerator Program gives entrepreneurs and startups focusing on the development of clean technologies a chance to accelerate their business development process through access to mentorship, training, and visibility. Upon completion of the program, participants will showcase their service(s) and/or product(s) and will have the opportunity to compete in a pitch competition.
Joe Ferrara recognized for his regional achievements and leadership in science, technology at Carnegie Science Center’s 78th Annual Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science & Engineering Fair
PITTSBURGH, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Wombat Security Technologies (Wombat), the leading provider of cyber security awareness and training, today announces its CEO Joe Ferrara has been named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by Carnegie Science Center. Joe receives this coveted award for leading Wombat’s mission to reduce security risk among organizations of all sizes through comprehensive security awareness training and assessment programs. The formal awards celebration was held Friday night at Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland, PA.
Astrobotic and Carnegie Mellon University will team up to develop a new, small rover for NASA that could revolutionize science and exploration missions on the moon, Mars and elsewhere in the solar system.
The 2-kilogram (4.4-pound) CubeRover could reduce the cost of sending rovers to space, said William “Red” Whittaker, a CMU professor who has worked on the project for years and is the chairman of Astrobotic, a Strip District space robotic technology startup. The technology could allow for several rovers to launch from one lander and enable more risky and challenging missions, he said.
Optimus Technologies Receives 2017 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence
HARRISBURG, PA. — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today presented Pittsburgh-based Optimus Technologies and 20 other organizations from across the state with the 2017 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. According to DEP, their projects “represent the very best in innovation, collaboration, and public service in environmental stewardship”.
- Wombat Security reveals product updates to provide most advanced and effective training solution for recognizing and avoiding cyber attacks
- BJ’s Wholesale Club selects First Insight
- Thread raises $10,000 in Kiva Funding to 10X Micro-Loan Program
- Optimus Technologies named Pittsburgh Tech 50 Awards Finalist
- Astrobotic and ATLAS announce lunar laser communications payload at the Paris Air Show
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