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Cloud Innovators: Boston Bruins Tap Wasabi, Data Innovation to Transform Hockey

Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, launched its new Cloud Innovators series which explores the ways hot cloud storage is shaping the future of technology for the innovative thought leaders and iconic brands Wasabi partners with. The first episode features Josh Carley, vice president of technology for TD Garden and the Boston Bruins. Read more >>
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Wasabi Technologies Delivers Flexible Hybrid Cloud Storage Solutions for Data Protection

Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, today announced a collaboration with Dell Technologies, via the Extended Technologies Complete program to bring affordable and innovative hybrid cloud solutions for backup, data protection, and long-term retention to customers. The Wasabi-Dell collaboration addresses this challenge by providing flexible, efficient hybrid cloud solutions enabling users to optimize their data management processes while simultaneously reducing overall costs. Read more >>
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Xylyx Bio announces exclusive license agreement with Vanderbilt University for donor organ rehabilitation asset

Xylyx Bio, a regenerative medicine company developing innovative solutions for tissue and organ repair, today announced entry into an exclusive license agreement with Vanderbilt University for the rights to a xenogeneic cross-circulation platform that restores damaged donor organs to transplant condition. About Xylyx Bio: Xylyx Bio is a regenerative medicine company developing innovative approaches for tissue repair and regeneration. Xylyx Bio's mission is to eliminate transplant waitlist mortality. Read more >>"
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Liverpool FC working with Wasabi Technologies to improve fan engagement

"LFC is working with Boston-based Wasabi Technologies as it attempts to meet these trends. Launched two weeks ago at the National Association of Broadcasters trade show in Las Vegas, Wasabi’s AiR service uses AI to scan, tag, translate, and compile content from clients’ cloud archives in a move that Wasabi’s CMO, Michael Welts, calls “the most significant advance in the storage industry since the invention of object storage.” Read More >>
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VSTECS Singapore partners with Wasabi in cloud storage play

Wasabi Techologies has partnered with VSTECS Singapore to distribute Wasabi’s predictable, high-performance cloud storage solutions in the market. “As Asia’s appetite for emerging technologies like generative artificial intelligence grows, this will inevitably drive data storage needs and thus, demand for low cost, high-performance object storage services,” Wasabi Technologies APJ vice president and general manager Michael King said. This partnership comes after the launch of Wasabi’s first Singapore data centre and marks a pivotal moment for Wasabi in bringing its hot...
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Revolution in sustainability will be more powerful than in IT, says Ecosoul Home co-founder

Jobs will be created in rural areas for people who dont have skill sets. A “revolution in sustainability” will be more powerful that IT revolution as the people who will get jobs are those in rural areas such as Shivamogga and Tumakuru in Karnataka, Muzzafarpur in Uttar Pradesh and Bhilai in Chhattisgarh, says Rahul Singh, Co-founder, EcoSoul Home, which produces sustainable and eco-friendly products. Read more >>
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The ‘valley of death’ for climate lies between early-stage funding and scaling up

Jonathan Strimling faced a dilemma. His company had spent nine years working on chemical processes that could turn old cardboard boxes into high-quality building insulation. The good news was the team had finally cracked it: CleanFiber’s technology pumped out insulation — really good insulation. It had fewer contaminants and produced less dust than other cellulose insulation made from old newspapers. Insulation installers loved the stuff. Now CleanFiber had to make more of it. A lot more. Many founders and CEOs...
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Financial footprint of student loan debt

Surveys show student loans are a massive financial impediment for many. A recent Biden administration proposal to reduce or forgive some debt would help a small portion of borrowers. Surveys leading up to the payment resumption showed that many, especially those who had never budgeted for payments, had little to no idea how they would be able to begin making payments. Many people are confused, and others are angry that their loans are unlikely to be canceled, said Laurel...
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Xeno Biosciences Announces New CEO and Financing

Xeno Biosciences Inc., a clinical stage drug discovery and development company advancing therapeutics for the treatment of obesity and metabolic diseases, announced today a change in executive leadership as of September 2023, and the completion of an additional financing round in February of 2024. This financing of $1.15M will fund a Phase 1b trial of the company’s lead compound, Xen-101, in obese individuals. The trial is expected to have top line results by the end of the year. The new...
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Greenville-based Zylo Therapeutics creates spinoff company

Greenville-based Zylö Therapeutics has created a spinoff company to market its trademarked Z-pod topical delivery platform in the pharmaceutical industry.Atticus Pharma Inc. is initially focused on the joint development agreement with Yuva Biosciences, where Atticus has the worldwide, exclusive rights to YuvaBio’s Y20, a terminalia chebula extract for the treatment of alopecia-related conditions and for wound-healing, according to a news release. The Z-pod delivery technology, licensed from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is based on silica-derived particles — called Z-pods,...
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