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Viewpost, the secure B2B network for invoicing, payments and cash management, today announced more results from its recent survey of American consumers covering the status of today’s payments and adoption of the latest payment technologies. The company surveyed a cross-section of 1,000 U.S.-based consumers, finding that overall, one-third of Americans would give up their coveted morning coffee if it meant payment funds would arrive quicker to their bank accounts. Over half of Americans prefer to be paid by direct deposit, the long-time standard for electronic payment. But to speed up access to these funds, 14 percent of Americans would surrender their mobile phones, while another 11 percent grip their phones pretty tightly and prefer next-generation or app-based currencies, such as Venmo, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay and Bitcoin. Next-generation payments all... (more)

Science and Applications Intersect at the 2017 FIO + LS

The 2017 Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science (FIO + LS) conference and exhibition concluded today featuring the latest in optics and photonics research and technology. With over 1,200 attendees, this year’s meeting has been redesigned to provide attendees with innovative elements, such as the new Science and Industry Showcase and Visionary Speakers, and new presentation formats to spur thoughtful conversation around a richer array of results. The conference was built around four transformative technologies that are redefining the future: Automotive, Nanophotonics and Plasmonics, ... (more)

Alaska Communications to Present at the Deutsche Bank 25th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference October 3rd

Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK) today announced that Anand Vadapalli, president and chief executive officer, will present at the Deutsche Bank 25th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 4:15 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (3:15 p.m. Alaska Daylight Time). The conference will be held at the Phoenician Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona. A live webcast of the presentation, including a slide presentation, will be accessible from the "Events Calendar" section of the company's website (www.alsk.com). The webcast will be archived for a period of 90 days. About Alaska Commu... (more)

TITAN School Solutions Boosts Capacity with the Addition of Schools IT Veterans, Bobby Sharp and James Bush, to Serve A Growing National Demand

TITAN School Solutions, a full-service IT software company of K-12 school nutrition and administration experts, announced that the company has hired Bobby Sharp and James Bush to support its national growth initiatives. The two senior executives join TITAN following a successful introduction of the company’s solutions and unique service model during this summer’s Annual Nutrition Conference of the School Nutrition Association. “As TITAN launched three years ago, we were inspired by the enthusiastic demand within the school nutrition world for better technology and dedicated serv... (more)

Citrix Announces New Chief Revenue Officer to Lead Global Sales and Services

Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS) today announced that Mark J. Ferrer has been appointed executive vice president and chief revenue officer, reporting to Citrix president and CEO, David Henshall. Ferrer joins Citrix from SAP, where he has been the chief operating officer and executive vice president of SAP Global Customer Operations since 2011. Citrix executive vice president of Worldwide Sales and Services, Carlos Sartorius, will be assisting with the transition and retiring at the end of 2017. Sartorius joined Citrix in 2011 leading the Citrix EMEA organization and was named... (more)