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A roundup of the week's most newsworthy technology industry press releases from PR Newswire, including plans for Starlab and an AI webinar for small businesses.

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the business technology industry stay on top of the week's most newsworthy and popular releases, here's a roundup of stories from the week that shouldn't be missed.

The list below includes the headline (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on the press release headlines to access accompanying multimedia assets that are available for download.

    1. Voyager Space and Airbus Announce Joint Venture to Build and Operate
       Starlab"This transatlantic venture with footprints on both sides of the
       ocean aligns the interests of both ourselves and Voyager and our
       respective space agencies. This pioneers continued European and American
       leadership in space that takes humanity forward," said Jean-Marc Nasr,
       Head of Space Systems at Airbus.

    2. IBM and NASA Open Source Largest Geospatial AI Foundation Model on
       Hugging FaceThe effort aims to widen access to NASA earth science data
       for geospatial intelligence and accelerate climate-related discoveries.
       It will be the largest geospatial foundation model on Hugging Face and
       the first-ever open-source AI foundation model built in collaboration
       with NASA.

    3. Dell Technologies Expands AI Offerings to Accelerate Secure Generative AI
       InitiativesNew Dell Generative AI Solutions span IT infrastructure, PCs
       and professional services to simplify the adoption of full-stack GenAI
       with large language models (LLM), meeting organizations wherever they are
       in their GenAI journey.

    4. From Likes to Love: Dating in the Era of Social MediaAccording to the
       findings, it's going down in the DMs, with 47% of respondents admitting
       that their relationship began because their partner decided to shoot
       their shot in a private social media message. Additionally, 55% of men
       reported that they believe "sending likes" is an effective tactic to make
       a connection online that can move into real life.

    5. Lumen shakes up telecom industry with Network-as-a-Service
       offering"Lumen's Network-as-a-Service offering takes the next step to
       deliver on our customers' networking dreams: the ability to fire up any
       port, with any service, at any time. It's your network, your way," said
       Kate Johnson, Lumen CEO.

    6. Hughes JUPITER 3 Satellite Successfully Launches, Heralds the Start of a
       New Era of ConnectivityAlso known as EchoStar XXIV, JUPITER 3 was built
       by Maxar Technologies in Palo Alto, CA, and is engineered to deliver
       gigabytes of connectivity to customers across North and South America.
       "This purpose-built satellite is engineered uniquely to meet our
       customers' needs and target capacity where it's needed most, such as the
       most rural regions of the Americas, so they can stay connected to the
       applications and services they depend on every day," said Hamid Akhavan,
       CEO, EchoStar.

    7. BMW Group, Airbus and Quantinuum Collaborate to Fast-Track Sustainable
       Mobility Research Using Cutting-Edge Quantum ComputersDr. Peter Lehnert,
       Vice-President, Research Technologies at BMW Group stated: "Circularity
       and sustainable mobility are putting us on a quest for new materials, to
       create more efficient products and shape the future premium user
       experience. Being able to simulate material properties to relevant
       chemical accuracy with the benefits from the accelerating quantum
       computing hardware is giving us just the right tools for more speed in
       innovation for this decisive domain."

    8. Built In Releases Insights on What Tech Candidates Look For in
       EmployersWhile the perks and benefits expectations of employers don't
       change drastically by generation, the order in which they are prioritized
       do. While baby boomers are looking for more support in flexible work and
       retirement contributions, the next generation of tech desires a bigger
       focus on wellness and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

    9. GoDaddy Hosting Free 'Beginner's Guide to AI for Small Business'
       WebinarAttendees will leave the webinar with a better understanding of AI
       and how to utilize this rapidly evolving technology to help develop
       social media content, automate administrative tasks, speed up
       correspondence with customers, develop business growth plans, and much

    10. Flapmax Partners with Intel to Accelerate AI Innovation in AfricaThe
        collaboration will provide technology access, training, mentorship, and
        funding opportunities to entrepreneurs in emerging markets, starting
        with Africa, through the FAST Accelerator program. FAST is designed to
        help startups that are building cloud-based and AI-enabled products and
        services supporting communities, companies, and governments.

    11. Introducing Wix Studio, the Ultimate Web Creation Platform for Agencies
        and FreelancersWix Studio marks a significant evolution in web creation
        for agencies, delivering a revolutionary platform that combines
        AI-powered features, the latest design and development capabilities and
        seamless workflows for multi-site management to help agencies create
        projects with greater quality and velocity.

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Can't-Miss Earnings

In addition to these popular releases, several must-read earnings reports crossed the wire this week, including the quarterly results for Match Group, Cognizant, and Silicom.

Catch up on all the latest earnings reports here.

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