Sunday, August 7, 2022

The News This Week: Read Magazine’s Weekly News Roundup Featuring, CIBO, Techstars, Solar Landscape, And Carpe Data

Here is Read Magazine’s Weekly Roundup of the top news from global markets. In this fast paced world, breaking down information helps readers grasp the nuances that follow the news.

In Aerospace News this week…

Breeze Airways Launches Daily Service from Provo and San Bernardino to San Francisco

Breeze Airways, the newest and nicest low-fare airline in the United States, debuted service from Provo, Utah, which is now the carrier’s first west coast base, and from San Bernardino, California, where the airline had the honor of being the new airport’s first commercial service.

Ursa Space Systems and EOS Data Analytics Provide Geospatial Insights Across Ukraine

Satellite intelligence and insights have proven critical in assisting Ukraine with safety, security, and reconstruction efforts. Ursa Space, a geospatial analytics leader, has announced that it will provide analytic services to EOS Data Analytics (EOSDA) in support of missions in Ukraine. The one-of-a-kind service built on Ursa’s services and EOSDA’s capabilities will allow for the delivery of critical insights across the country.

In Agritech News this week…

CIBO Technologies Submits First U.S.-Based Agricultural Carbon Project to Verra

CIBO, a science-based technology company that provides partners with a complete platform to manage ag carbon and nature-based climate programs, has announced the acceptance of their Project Description Document (PDD) titled “The CIBO Initiative for Scaling Regenerative Agriculture” by Verra.

Mexican Avocado Industry Celebrates First-Ever Avocado Export from Jalisco to United States

The Mexican avocado industry is celebrating the first-ever delivery of fresh avocados into the United States from the Mexican state of Jalisco. Mexican authorities first announced the agreement with the United States in 2021 to allow avocado imports from the additional Mexican state.

In Automotive News this week…

GreenPower Completes First Deliveries of EV Star Cab and Chassis to Workhorse

GreenPower Motor Company Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, has delivered the first tranche of EV Star Cab and Chassis (EV Star CC) to Workhorse Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WKHS) (“Workhorse”) for the production of Workhorse’s New Class 4 W750 Step Van Line.

Techstars and Audi Launch Pre-Accelerator Program to Promote Innovation in Mobility

Techstars, a global investment firm that provides early-stage entrepreneurs with capital, one-on-one mentorship, and programming, and Audi Denkwerkstatt, the innovation lab for the world’s leading premium automotive and motorcycle manufacturer, Audi, are collaborating to support innovative founders working in the digitalization and mobility space.

In news from the Banking, Finance, Securities and Insurance sector this week…

Evergreen Bank Group and Tillable, Inc. Partner to Expand Digital Farm Loans

Evergreen Bank is partnering with technology-driven Tillable, Inc. to expand its lending platform across the Midwest. Tillable (Tillable.com) is a market leader in providing farming communities with real estate, operations, and financing support. Tillable has expanded its online application with this collaboration, allowing anyone to apply for a farm loan directly from their smartphone.

Carpe Data Appoints William Magowan as Chief Revenue Officer

Carpe Data, a next-generation provider of innovative emerging and alternative data products for the insurance industry, announced the appointment of William Magowan as Chief Revenue Officer. He assumes the role from Jim Andrews, who has been named Carpe Data’s Chief Customer Officer, a new role created to advance the company’s customer-centric philosophy amid a time of accelerated growth.

In Energy and Power Sector News this week…

Westinghouse Congratulates Partners on Plant Vogtle Milestones

Westinghouse Electric Company congratulates Georgia Power, Southern Nuclear, and other project partners on completing the Plant Vogtle Unit 3 AP1000® plant near Waynesboro, Georgia. The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted Southern Nuclear permission to load fuel and begin operations on Wednesday, August 3. The discovery indicates that the new unit has been built and will be operated in accordance with the Combined License and NRC regulations.

Extra Space Storage Community Solar Project, the First in New Jersey’s Year 2 Program

Solar Landscape, New Jersey’s largest community solar owner and operator, announced that the first of 46 community solar projects approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) in Year 2 of the Community Solar Energy Pilot Program has been completed.

In IT news this week…

Core Strengths Expands Board of Directors to Bolster Data Science Integrations

Som Shahapurkar, Ph.D., and Greg Barnett, Ph.D. have joined the Board of Directors of Core Strengths, the inventor of Relationship Intelligence and global leader in team effectiveness for the enterprise.

UL Solutions and StratusVue Announce Partnership to Advance Data Transparency

UL Solutions, a global leader in applied safety science, and StratusVue, a provider of cloud-based project management solutions for commercial construction projects, announced StratusLink powered by ULSolutions, a collaboration to develop and integrate the companies’ platforms to enable as-built data linking and management for construction information.

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