Jimmy John’s to Partner With DoorDash

Jimmy John’s, the private-equity-owned sandwich chain, will partner with food-delivery specialist DoorDash in an effort to expand its customer base and improve its delivery system, according to media reports.

DoorDash, San Francisco, said on Wednesday that Jimmy John’s restaurants across the U.S. will be added to its delivery website, according to CNBC.

Jimmy John’s, Champaign, Ill., said that it would continue to deliver its own orders. 

In February, the chain said it would never authorize third-party-delivery companies to deliver its orders.

The Jimmy Johns deal comes after DoorDash unveiled a new self-delivery service, which enables merchants to fulfill their own orders but benefit from the reach of the DoorDash app, according to CNBC.

The partnership is doing a pilot test with 100 restaurants over six months before making it a permanent chainwide deal, according to CNBC.

As part of the deal, Jimmy John’s will join DoorDash’s subscription program, which offers

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BlackBerry and Amazon Web Services partner on IVY tech for your car


Get in, loser, we’re doing Big Data.


It’s tough to get around the fact that Big Data has its claws in just about everything, up to and including your personal vehicle. That’s about to become even truer thanks to the Tuesday announcement of a partnership between Amazon Web Services and BlackBerry.

The partnership involves BlackBerry’s in-car data integration and monitoring platform, IVY. What does this mean for you, the consumer? On a surface level, nothing. But for automakers, it’s a different story. IVY will let them collect sensor data and offer up insights based on that data.

Those insights could be used to improve safety tech in cars, speed up self-driving car development or possibly even warn drivers about hazards on their route. IVY will also allow vehicle developers to more

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Computer Services and Featurespace partner to launch anti-money laundering solution

To empower its customers in the fight against financial crime, Computer Services has partnered with Featurespace to launch a holistic anti-money laundering (AML) solution: WatchDOG AML.

WatchDOG AML protects against financial crime by identifying suspicious activity in real-time with an enterprise transaction monitoring system.

Using customizable machine learning models that utilize Featurespace’s award-winning Adaptive Behavioral Analytics, WatchDOG AML reduces false positives while predicting and adapting to new threats through anomaly detection. This allows banks and payments providers to detect more suspicious activity as it happens, while also reducing the number of genuine transactions declined.

“As criminals relentlessly target financial systems, organizations require cutting-edge technology for fraud detection and risk management,” said Kurt Guenther, CSI’s group president of Business Solutions.

“By partnering with Featurespace, we’re providing our customers with a powerful AML solution that leverages the latest in machine learning to fight illicit activity and ensure compliance.”

WatchDOG AML supplies a

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Ishaan Khatter is the first Indian male and Gen Z celebrity to partner with women-first social networking app Bumble

  • Bumble partners with Bollywood actor Ishaan Khatter for a series of interactive stories to help single Indians navigate dating in 2020.
  • Ishaan Khatter shares tips on how to Bumble better.

Bumble, the women-first social networking app, has partnered with Bollywood actor Ishaan Khatter, as part of their new integrated campaign to encourage single Indians to make the first move and navigate the new rules of dating in 2020.

On screen, we’ve seen the dashing young actor melt hearts with his charms. Now, he’s bringing those skills into real life as Ishaan takes over Bumble’s Instagram page to share tips and tricks on how to make a meaningful profile on Bumble through a series of interactive stories.

When asked what dating advice he would like to give single Indians, Ishaan said, “I think honesty and communication is the key to any relationship. We shouldn’t settle for something that doesn’t let us

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Explorium Achieves Advanced Technology Partner Status in Amazon Web Services Partner Network

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Explorium, an automated data science platform that connects data scientists and business leaders to the data they need for better decision-making, announced they have achieved Advanced Technology Partner Status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), furthering their commitment to support their clients’ artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) applications running in the cloud. The announcement comes only a few months after joining the APN



Running on AWS, Explorium’s data science platform is designed to democratize external data access by augmenting an organization’s internal data with thousands of relevant premium, partner, and open data sources. It then automatically discovers powerful signals and features from this data to drive model impact for superior business decision making.

Explorium empowers data scientists and business leaders to improve data-driven decisions with better data and superior ML models on AWS. The platform covers

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Gatik And Loblaw Partner To Bring First-Ever Driverless Deliveries To Canada

Canada is poised to see driverless commercial delivery of goods come to Toronto in the near future, thanks to startup Gatik bagging a $25M infusion of capital plus a partnership with Canada’s largest retailer.

Launched in 2017 in Palo Alto, Gatik is focused on B2B short-haul logistics, i.e. the “middle mile” shuttling goods between warehouses and retail outlets. With the current boom in e-commerce, customers want to receive their purchases ever faster. For retailers to deliver on this, they face challenges in cost and labor. According to Gatik, ninety percent of retailers are losing money on each delivery. To make it worse, a lack of drivers holds them back. Currently a typical order to be delivered to your neighborhood retail store or pickup point might take two days (what we used to call “fast”). By implementing a small army of bot trucks running between

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MSU, Mississippi Small Business Development Center partner to provide cybersecurity resources, support

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Mississippi State and the Mississippi Small Business Development Center are partnering to provide free cybersecurity training and resources to the state’s small business owners. (Photo by Getty Images)

Contact: James Carskadon

STARKVILLE, Miss.—With more small businesses moving parts of their sales and operations online, a new initiative from Mississippi State and the Mississippi Small Business Development Center is providing cybersecurity resources and support to the state’s business owners.

The MSU Small Business Development Center Cybersecurity project brings together the resources of the university’s Small Business Development Center and MSU’s Center for Cyber Innovation to give business owners the information they need to make cost-effective cybersecurity decisions.

“MSU has a long history of supporting Mississippi small businesses and a reputation as a national leader in cybersecurity,” said MSU College of Business Dean Sharon Oswald. “I am incredibly proud that we can merge these two areas and create an invaluable resource for

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Enlightened Reaches Registered Consulting Partner Status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN)

WASHINGTON, DC., Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Enlightened, Inc. is excited to announce it has reached Registered Consulting Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN).  

As an APN Registered Consulting Partner who specializes in public and private sector programs, Enlightened is strategically positioned to deliver mission critical AWS solutions to government, education and commercial customers around the world. 

“Amazon Web Services (AWS) is significant in support of Enlightened’s mission to deliver scalable solutions to the federal, state and local governments, as well as the commercial sector, in both healthcare and life sciences projects.” said Antwanye Ford, CEO of Enlightened.

Enlightened is an award-winning company that provides Cyber Security, IT and management solutions to resolve complex business problems for federal, state, and local government agencies. Enlightened holds GSA IT-70 and MOBIS schedule contracts and is certified as a HUBZone and Small Business by the U.S. Small

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16 Essential Things To Consider When Hiring An Outsourced Tech Partner

When a company is under a budget crunch, tech leaders may choose to outsource their projects to external companies and contractors. While this can save money over hiring an additional internal team member, it’s important to ensure that you’re partnering with the right people for the project.

To help you forge a successful partnership, we turned to a panel of experts from Forbes Technology Council. Below they share 16 important factors to consider when searching for the right outsourced vendor for your needs.

1. The Value Of Their Experience

When outsourcing tech tasks, be sure to hear and listen—it will save you a lot of time and a lot of money. Outsourcing companies have a lot of experience in managing other businesses’ tasks. This means that not listening to their opinions is a waste of their expertise. Omitting this mistake will save you a lot of resources and will

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