accessiBe Announces Strategic Partnership Program

accessiBe creates program to assist innovative technology vendors fulfil their customers’ accessibility requirements

TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–December 1, 2020–

accessiBe, the market leader in website accessibility automation and ADA compliance, has announced the official launch of its strategic partner program today. The company is inviting other forward-thinking companies to join forces and leverage their AI-powered accessibility solution as they continue to build on its record-breaking performance over the last twelve months, which has seen the number of customers that accessiBe works with increase from less than 5,000 in December 2019 to over 69,000 today. Notable brands that utilize the accessiBe product include Billabong, GoPro, Lexus, Pacific Life and Wilson Sonsini.

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accessiBe Launches Strategic Partnership Program for Web Accessibility (Photo: accessiBe)

accessiBe Launches Strategic Partnership Program for Web Accessibility (Photo: accessiBe)

Speaking about the program, Shir Ekerling, CEO & Co-Founder, said, “Our ultimate goal is to make the internet accessible

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Hands-on engineering senior design program flourishes this fall

RIT’s Multidisciplinary Senior Design program began last fall with more projects for engineering student teams than expected, despite the pandemic.

From collaborations with other universities and NASA to an anthropologist needing a robotic model of a dinosaur leg, all the projects represent innovative technologies built with sustainable, user-friendly designs.

Any concerns about how the hands-on program would take place during the pandemic were eased as connections with campus, corporate partners, and nonprofit organizations via Zoom meetings increased project communication, said Beth DeBartolo, director of the Multidisciplinary Senior Design Program (MSD).

 What had been primarily an onsite class in the engineering building design space became a “flex class” to adapt to the pandemic environment—access to the design space remained but students

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Google Opens Applications For Its Digital Accelerator Program From MENA Tech Startups

Google for Startups Accelerator: MENA to consider technology startups headquartered in the MENA region which have already raised seed funding.

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Google has announced that applications for its three-month digital accelerator program, Google for Startups Accelerator: MENA, have been opened for Seed to Series A technology startups located in the MENA region.

Launched in early October as part of the Grow Stronger with Google regional program, the Google for Startups Accelerator: MENA application periond will remain open until December 31, 2020.

With an aim to bring the best of Google’s programs, products, people and technology to founder communities across the globe, the program is scheduled to be held virtually from January 2021.

A selected set of 10 to 15

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This Afghan ‘computer nerd’ learned to code in a Greek program for refugees. He says it was ‘life-changing.’

Ahmed Sohail Haqyar has always been kind of a computer nerd.



a group of people sitting at a desk in front of a window: Social Hackers Academy runs its operations out of a co-working space in downtown Athens.


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Social Hackers Academy runs its operations out of a co-working space in downtown Athens.


Growing up in Afghanistan, his father would bring home old computers and Haqyar would tinker with them.

“Most of the time, I would really mess them up [but] it was interesting to me.”

Ahmed Sohail Haqyar, developer, Athens

“Most of the time, I would really mess them up [but] it was interesting to me,” Haqyar, now 18, told The World from the Athens-area apartment where he lives with his mother and siblings.

Related: He survived torture in a Syrian prison. Now, he’s set to study in the US.

Haqyar and his family fled Afghanistan in 2015 and came to Greece to seek asylum. At the refugee camp where they were placed when they first arrived, Haqyar made a friend who

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MCC Adds Computer Science Track to Honors Program

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Middlesex Community College strives to help students find their paths and reach their goals. In an effort to continue supporting student success, Middlesex is adding a Computer Science track to the college’s Commonwealth Honors Program (CHP). Participating in CHP nurtures students’ integrity, honesty, perseverance, academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and a collaborative spirit, while honing leadership, research and networking skills.

Binnur Ercem, MCC’s Director of the CHP and Professor of Sociology and Cultural Anthropology, worked with faculty from the Computer Science program to offer five seminars that are eligible for honors credit for students who qualify.

“This new and one-of-a-kind track is the first honors track in a STEM field,” Ercem said. “The track provides an opportunity for computer science majors to take honors courses and to graduate as honors scholars.”

Qualifying MCC students

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Hyundai Motor Group Announces an Accelerator Program for Tech Startups

The ZER01NE Accelerator 2020 open innovation platform facilitates collaboration between Hyundai Motor Group startups and teams on future technology projects.

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Hyundai Motor Group introduced its 2020 ZER01NE Accelerator, an open innovation platform that facilitates collaboration between startups and the Group’s internal teams on various projects.

This program discovers valued startups and develops strategic possibilities for the use of their new technologies.

Various teams within the Group have developed a total of 50 ZER01NE Accelerator projects on 10 topics including data, user experience, human-machine interface, mobility, cargo, robotics, smart factory, logistics, healthcare and materials.

Who can participate?

Startups legally registered and interested in verticals of Artificial Intelligence, Smart Mobility, Smart City, New

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Sosei Heptares’ COVID-19 Program Identifies Potent Broad Spectrum Anti-Viral Small Molecules for Further Development

TOKYO and CAMBRIDGE, England, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sosei Group Corporation (“the Company”) (TSE: 4565) announces a progress update for its R&D program focused on the design and development of novel drugs targeting the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and to treat COVID-19.

The program was initiated in April 2020. To date, the Company has applied its world-leading structure-based drug design (SBDD) capabilities and cutting-edge technologies to precision-design new inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 Mpro protease, which plays a crucial role in viral replication1-4

The Company is also aiming to leverage the highly conserved structure of the SARS-CoV-2 Mpro protease as a basis for the design of novel oral small molecules against predicted future variants of SARS-CoV-2 and other related human viruses.  

Sosei Heptares has successfully designed three distinct series of compounds with attractive anti-viral drug-like properties and advanced the most promising molecules. These compounds have demonstrated

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Apple and Verizon Debut ‘5G Fleet Swap’ Enterprise iPhone Trade-In Program

Verizon today announced the launch of the “5G Fleet Swap,” a new program that’s designed to allow enterprise customers to trade in their entire fleet of smartphones and upgrade to an iPhone 12 for zero upfront cost.

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After the transition, the iPhones used by each business will have zero cost (for the ‌iPhone 12‌ mini) or a low monthly cost.

Customers can choose to trade in smartphones from Verizon or any other carrier and upgrade to any iPhone in the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup. The program will make it easier for businesses to make the transition from 4G to 5G.

“The ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup is the best for business, with an all-new design, advanced 5G experience, industry-leading security and A14 Bionic, the fastest chip ever in a smartphone,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Markets, Apps and Services. “Paired with Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband going indoors and 5G Fleet Swap,

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Apple, Verizon announce ‘5G Fleet Swap’ program for enterprise

Apple and Verizon on Thursday announced a new “fleet swap” program that will allow enterprise customers to swap existing devices with 5G-compatible iPhone models.

The program, which the two companies say is “first-of-its-kind,” will allow business customers to trade their entire fleet of existing smartphones with any model in the iPhone 12 lineup, including either iPhone 12 Pro model.

According to Verizon and Apple, enterprise customers will be able to upgrade “for zero upfront cost, with zero to low cost per month” payments.

“Paired with Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband going indoors and 5G Fleet Swap, an all-new device offer for enterprise, it’s now easier than ever for businesses to build transformational mobile apps that take advantage of the powerful iPhone 12 lineup and 5G,” said Susan Prescott, Apple VP of Markets, App, and Services.

The two companies also gave examples of how business customers can use existing apps to unlock

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Helm.ai Wins “Autonomous Driving Solution of the Year” Designation in 2020 AutoTech Breakthrough Awards Program

Industry Awards Program Honors Innovative Global Companies in the Automotive and Transportation Sectors

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AutoTech Breakthrough award - Helm.ai - Autonomous Driving Solution of the Year 2020
AutoTech Breakthrough award – Helm.ai – Autonomous Driving Solution of the Year 2020
AutoTech Breakthrough award – Helm.ai – Autonomous Driving Solution of the Year 2020

MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Helm.ai, a developer of next-generation AI software, today announced it has been selected as winner of the ‘Autonomous Driving Solution of the Year’ award in the inaugural AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by the Tech Breakthrough organization, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for the most innovative technology companies in the world. The AutoTech Breakthrough Awards aims to recognize the breakthrough technology companies, services, and products in the global automotive and transportation industry today.

Helm.ai is building the next generation of AI technology for autonomous driving through an approach known as Deep Teaching, training neural

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