Altair offers next-gen, simulation-driven design technology

Troy, Mich. — Altair, a suburban Detroit company specializing in product development software, has launched a new product that simulates injection molding.

The company says Altair Inspire Mold gives product design engineers unrivaled problem solving tools and opportunities to make better design decisions earlier, reduce costs, speed time-to-market, and optimize the quality and manufacturability of finished parts.

“Inspire Mold embodies everything we believe simulation should be. It puts designers and engineers firmly in control of faster, more intelligent, and intuitive evaluation of injection molded plastic parts,” James Dagg, Altair’s chief technical officer, said in a news release. “Inspire Mold reduces the costs and delays traditionally found in the slow and laborious processing of design iterations, as well as the building and reworking of prototype molds.”

The manufacturability of new components can be evaluated at the outset of the development process, and the risk of defects — such as warping, sink

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2020 ez1095 ACA Software Now Offers Accurate Paper Printing, Efile, & PDF Printing For Multiple Clients

Latest ez1095 software is now available for accountants hired to process 1095 and 1094 forms for large companies. Test drive the 30 day no cost or obligation trial at

COLUMBUS, Ohio (PRWEB) November 30, 2020

Latest 2020 ez1095 (Affordable Care Act) software has been released for accountants that support multiple clients and have to process forms for each client separately. ez1095 allows for white paper printing, efile, pdf printing, as well as supporting multiple accounts at one flat rate. ez1095 Affordable Care Act (ACA) software application from Halfpricesoft accommodates novice and previous customers.

“Adding multiple companies at no additional charge is a feature our clients will love when using the latest ez1095 ACA software application.” said Dr. Ge, the Founder of Halfpricesoft

Priced at just $195, ($295 for efile version) this ACA forms filing software saves employers time and money. To learn more about ez1095 ACA software, customers can

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Shazam Promotion Offers Users Up to Five Free Months of Apple Music

Apple is offering up to a five-month free trial of Apple Music to new users of the streaming service, with the promotion appearing in the company’s Shazam music identification app.


Apple usually offers up to a three-month free trial of Apple Music to users who haven’t subscribed to the service before, so this latest promotion represents one of its best deals yet.

To access the promotion, download the Shazam app on your iPhone or iPad, then identify a song that’s playing in your environment by tapping the big Shazam icon in the app. After recognizing the song, you should see the option to play the track in Apple Music.

Tap the option and you should see the five-month free trial offer of Apple Music appear. Some users have also had success activating the promotion by opening Shazam’s options screen and tapping the Apple Music banner.

According to Shazam’s App Store

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MobiCard Offers Digital Business Card Platform Exchange to Encourage Networking Despite Pandemic

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – November 23, 2020 – ( )

COVID-19 has brought many restrictions, forcing companies to seek novel solutions in many areas. One of the most substantial areas of change is technology, which is now sufficiently robust to put networking and other vital business activities online. In this age of restrictions, MobiCard, a digital business card platform, is leading to new freedoms.

“Companies are seeing that technology done right offers numerous breakthroughs and refinements,” says Joshua Sodaitis, MobiCard’s Chairman and CEO. “On the client-side, as more and more customer interactions become digital in nature, we will only see an increasing demand for faster solutions. On the company side, creating a culture of digitization will help businesses remain relevant and ready for the next challenge.”

​The COVID-19 pandemic has expedited change, and according to a new McKinsey Global Survey of executives, companies are adopting a digitized approach to their

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Arcos Offers “Vent Navigator” CDS Software Free for Six Months to Support COVID-19-Associated ARDS Treatment

MISSOURI CITY, Texas, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Arcos, Inc. announced today it would provide six months’ free use of Vent Navigator™, a new Clinical Decision Support (CDS) tool for patients suffering from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), to users who sign up at by March 31, 2021.

“Given that the influx of COVID-19 patients is stretching critical care resources so thinly, we decided to offer Vent Navigator for free during this time to support critical care professionals,” said Chris Meador, President and Co-founder of Arcos. “Vent Navigator provides evidence-based recommendations for lung-protective ventilator settings, spontaneous breathing trials (SBTs), and extubation.”

Features and benefits of Vent Navigator include:

  • Embedded protocols and complex decision trees, including ARDSNet and PALICC guidelines and SBT criteria
  • Recommendations for ventilator setting changes in PEEP/FiO2, as well as tidal volume and inspiratory pressure, based on ongoing blood gas test results
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Cutting-edge agricultural robots offers a low-cost lifeline to UK farmers

Cutting-edge agricultural robots offers a low-cost lifeline to UK farmers
The Robotriks RTU platform can be fitted with a range of traditional and high-tech attachments for use on farms. Credit: Robotriks

A low-cost robotic platform which can be fitted with almost any agricultural implement could help farmers across the UK to overcome the lack of available manual labour.

The Robotriks Traction Unit (RTU), created by startup company Robotriks, costs just £7,000—almost a tenth of the cost of most other products on the market.

Powered by batteries which last for 24 hours, it can be built within a few hours and made available for a range of tasks from crop monitoring to harvesting crops like cauliflowers.

Robotriks was co-founded by Jake Shaw-Sutton, Senior Robotics Technician at the University of Plymouth, and Khaian Marsh and is based near St Austell in Cornwall.

Both grew up on farms, so they had an idea of the challenges facing the sector but could also put

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Schaumburg library offers online computer classes

Though buildings are temporarily closed, the Schaumburg Township District Library will continue offering its computer classes, including Excel classes in December.

All online classes, programs, crafts, etc. will be available for free while the library buildings are closed to the public.



The programs require registration and take place on Zoom. To register, go to and choose “Events” to find the program listings. Those who register will receive a Zoom link prior to the class.

Excel 1 will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 5. Participants will learn to create a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and create a basic chart. Prerequisite: Word 1 or Senior Word 1.

Excel Formulas and Functions is scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Those joining the class will learn to use basic statistical, lookup and financial functions in Excel. Prerequisite: Excel 1.

Excel Formatting Spreadsheets will be

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Data as a Service Market Strong Development Rising Comprehensive Industry Outlook Offers Future Business Growth 2027

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Nov 21, 2020 (AB Digital via COMTEX) —
The global data as a service market is segmented by deployment model into public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud. In this segment, hybrid cloudservice segment is projected to grow at remarkable pace over the forecast period. Factor such as, managing security, agreement and reducing data risk is anticipated to significantly robust the growth of data as a service over the forecast period. Apart from this, ability to deliver services faster, cheaper and more reliably over private cloud service is expected to drive the growth of data as a service over the forecast period.

Global data as a service market is expected to register a significant CAGR over the forecast period. Moreover, the global data as a service market is expected to increase on the basis of advancement in

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Apple Offers Instructions on What to Do if macOS Big Sur Causes Installation Errors on 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro

Following the release of macOS Big Sur last week, a number of 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro owners found that the update bricked their machines. Affected users saw their Macs get stuck displaying a black screen after attempting to install the new software.


Apple has now addressed this issue in a new support document that provides instructions on what to do if ‌macOS Big Sur‌ can’t be installed on a 2013 or 2014 MacBook Pro machine. Apple suggests Mac owners experiencing these issues unplug external devices, attempt restarting, reset the SMC, and reset NVRAM or PRAM. From the support document:

  1. Press and hold the power button on your Mac for at least 10 seconds, then release. If your Mac is on, it turns off.
  2. Unplug all external devices from your Mac, including any displays and USB accessories, and remove any card inserted in the SDXC card slot. Then turn your
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Autodesk Acquires Spacemaker: Offers Architects AI-powered Generative Design to Explore Best Urban Design Options

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Autodesk University – Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spacemaker for $240 million net of cash.

Autodesk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spacemaker.

Based in Oslo, Norway, Spacemaker uses cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI), and generative design to help architects, urban designers, and real estate developers make more informed early-stage design decisions faster and enables improved opportunities for sustainability from the start. By evaluating the best options from the outset, Spacemaker helps architects maximize their clients’ long-term property investments. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close during Autodesk’s fourth quarter of fiscal 2021, ending January 31, 2021.

The acquisition of Spacemaker provides Autodesk with a powerful platform to drive modern, user-centric automation – powered by AI – and accelerate outcome-based design capabilities for architects.

With Spacemaker, design professionals can rapidly create and evaluate

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