Web Summit: Breaking Bad stars, Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston introduce their new mezcal to a global audience

LISBON, Portugal, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —

  • Speaking at Web Summit: Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston introduced their new mezcal to a worldwide audience.
  • The duo also hosted a remote Happy Hour with attendees at Web Summit. 
  • Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul joined European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer and WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at 100,000-attendee online conference Web Summit.

The Breaking Bad duo has reunited for a new adventure, which began three years after the end of the critically-acclaimed show. “We said, ‘Let’s go down to Oaxaca, Mexico, and let’s spend a week and see if we can find something that really appealed to both of us’.” – Bryan Cranston

Aaron Paul recounted the story of how they found their palenque and described the experience as ‘romantic’: “We stumbled upon this little village three hours from OaxacaSan

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CE Pro Summit & VIP Peer-to-Peer Networking Groups Extend Application Deadline to November 19

Total Tech Summit is extending the application deadline for the CE Pro Summit & CE Pro VIP Peer-to-Peer Networking Groups to Thursday, November 19, 2020. This will be your very last chance to get your application in to attend the only industry event this year to give you real opportunities to network AND actionable business intelligence. CE Pro Summit East is set to take place December 7-8 and CE Pro Summit West, December 9-10, 2020.

When you are accepted to attend either CE Pro Summit, you are able to participate in world-class educational sessions. These sessions include our highly anticipated keynote on the Workforce of the Future, a session on the hottest topic in the residential market: Wellness & Biophilia, a session on Implementing Emerging Technologies Profitably, and on Operational Excellence & Leadership. Learn more about these sessions here.

CE Pro VIP Peer-to-Peer Networking Groups Form to Promote Idea-Sharing

On top of the general sessions, you also have the opportunity

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Summit aims for clean-up of shipping industry

Cargo ship
Cargo ship

Governments from around the world will try to reach agreement on a deal to clean up international shipping this week.

Scientists say ships are a key source of pollution, producing a billion tonnes in CO2 emissions each year.

That’s more than Germany produces and about 3% of the global total.

In 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the UN body which regulates the industry, agreed that international shipping had to act.

It promised to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050, to make cuts before 2030 to curb pollution, and to get emissions to peak as soon as possible.

Since then, activists have accused the IMO and the industry of watering down hard won promises and ignoring the commitment they made.

They say the current proposals simply do not meet the required Paris targets.

A joint statement from a group of six non-governmental organisations warns: “This

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WekaIO Wins Best of Show Award for Weka AI at Flash Memory Summit 2020

Honored for the Most Innovative AI Application, Weka AI accelerates DataOps and provides actionable intelligence and governance for Exascale datasets

Flash Memory Summit (FMS) – WekaIO™ (Weka), the innovation leader in high-performance and scalable NVMe-optimized file storage, today announced that Weka AI™ was honored with FMS’s 2020 Best of Show Award for Most Innovative AI (Artificial Intelligence) Application at today’s FMS virtual awards ceremony. FMS, the world’s largest and most prestigious storage industry conference and exposition focused on flash technology innovation, has recognized the impact of Weka AI to empower data-driven personas to derive actionable intelligence using popular MLOps platforms and complements their workflows by enabling Accelerated DataOps for massive datasets. By providing direct access to data for training and inferencing, Weka AI eliminates data staging at the compute layer and storage silos which results in shorter epoch and wall clock time.

According to show organizers, a record number of

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KIOXIA Wins Flash Memory Summit Best of Show for EDSFF E3.S Technology Development

Emerging SSD Form Factors Enable the Future of Enterprise Data Center Storage

KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) today announced that its Enterprise and Data Center SSD Form Factor (EDSFF) technology solution has received the Flash Memory Summit ‘Best in Show’ award in the Most Innovative Flash Memory Technology category. EDSFF E3.x form factors are the future of NVMe® SSDs in enterprise servers and storage systems – and KIOXIA’s E3.S full-function development vehicle is a breakthrough for the next era of data centers.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201111005184/en/

KIOXIA’s E3.S full-function development vehicle is a breakthrough for the next era of data centers. (Photo: Business Wire)

As a major contributor in defining the specification (SFF-TA-1008), KIOXIA developed an E3.S full-function development vehicle used in an EDSFF storage chassis in conjunction with a leading server and storage OEM. Solutions utilizing EDSFF SSDs

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