ORBCOMM Receives 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

ORBCOMM GT 1200

ORBCOMM's next generation, solar-powered GT 1200 series of trailer tracking devices
ORBCOMM’s next generation, solar-powered GT 1200 series of trailer tracking devices
ORBCOMM’s next generation, solar-powered GT 1200 series of trailer tracking devices

Recognizes GT 1200 trailer tracking device for exceptional innovation

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J, Aug. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that its next generation, solar-powered GT 1200 series of trailer tracking devices has received a 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution World, the leading web site covering IoT technologies.

ORBCOMM was the first to market in 2013 with its award-winning GT 1100 solar-powered asset management solution. Hundreds of thousands of devices later, ORBCOMM’s latest GT 1200 series set the bar again in 2020 with the next wave of innovation for solar-powered asset management. The GT 1200 series includes an enhanced, high-sensitivity solar panel that charges up to

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Is FormFactor (FORM) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

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Oppenheimer: 3 Stocks That Could Surge Over 100% From Current Levels

So far, September has been a wild ride of ups and downs. Following the recent bout of volatility, stocks have ticked higher again. But as uncertainty regarding another rescue program and the presidential election continues to linger, where does the market go from here? Weighing in for Oppenheimer, Chief Investment Strategist John Stoltzfus argues that any market dips appear “relatively contained and orderly,” and present longer-term investors the chance to find “babies that got thrown out with the bathwater.” He noted, “For nervous investors the recent downdraft has presented opportunity to take some profits without FOMO (fear of missing out).”As for the tech heavyweights that powered the market’s five-month charge forward, the strategist believes “current expectations that technology stocks will remain under pressure for some time seem exaggerated.” Stoltzfus adds that the “core of technology stocks did not

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Is Ooma (OOMA) Stock Outpacing Its Computer and Technology Peers This Year?

Angelena Iglesia

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of Ooma (OOMA), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? A quick glance at the company’s year-to-date performance in comparison to the rest of the Computer and Technology sector should help us answer this question.

Ooma is a member of the Computer and Technology sector. This group includes 604 individual stocks and currently holds a Zacks Sector Rank of #7. The Zacks Sector Rank gauges the strength of our 16 individual sector groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups.

The Zacks Rank emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find stocks with improving earnings outlooks. This system has a long record of success, and these stocks tend to be on track to beat the market over the next one to three months. OOMA is

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Is Appian (APPN) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Angelena Iglesia

Investors focused on the Computer and Technology space have likely heard of Appian (APPN), but is the stock performing well in comparison to the rest of its sector peers? A quick glance at the company’s year-to-date performance in comparison to the rest of the Computer and Technology sector should help us answer this question.

Appian is one of 605 companies in the Computer and Technology group. The Computer and Technology group currently sits at #4 within the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different groups, measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the sector to gauge the strength of each group.

The Zacks Rank emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find stocks with improving earnings outlooks. This system has a long record of success, and these stocks tend to be on track to beat the market over the next one to three months.

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Is Ultra Clean Holdings (UCTT) Outperforming Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Angelena Iglesia

Investors interested in Computer and Technology stocks should always be looking to find the best-performing companies in the group. Ultra Clean Holdings (UCTT) is a stock that can certainly grab the attention of many investors, but do its recent returns compare favorably to the sector as a whole? One simple way to answer this question is to take a look at the year-to-date performance of UCTT and the rest of the Computer and Technology group’s stocks.

Ultra Clean Holdings is one of 605 individual stocks in the Computer and Technology sector. Collectively, these companies sit at #4 in the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank considers 16 different groups, measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the sector to gauge the strength of each group.

The Zacks Rank is a proven model that highlights a variety of stocks with the right characteristics to outperform the market

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Has PerkinElmer (PKI) Outpaced Other Computer and Technology Stocks This Year?

Angelena Iglesia

Investors interested in Computer and Technology stocks should always be looking to find the best-performing companies in the group. PerkinElmer (PKI) is a stock that can certainly grab the attention of many investors, but do its recent returns compare favorably to the sector as a whole? One simple way to answer this question is to take a look at the year-to-date performance of PKI and the rest of the Computer and Technology group’s stocks.

PerkinElmer is a member of our Computer and Technology group, which includes 605 different companies and currently sits at #4 in the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank includes 16 different groups and is listed in order from best to worst in terms of the average Zacks Rank of the individual companies within each of these sectors.

The Zacks Rank emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find stocks with improving earnings outlooks. This system

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Award-Winning Tech and Gadgets to Kick Off the School Year

Angelena Iglesia

A new school year often means loading up on the latest and greatest tech products. However, considering the new reality of remote or in-person classes and study sessions, as well as the convoluted market (new products are dropping almost on a weekly basis), we figured you might need some help.



a close up of a sign: After countless hours of research and testing, we present you our favorite tech products you need in your life for the upcoming school year. The award-winning gadgets range from feature-packed laptops and smartphones, all the way to affordably priced accessories for them.


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After countless hours of research and testing, we present you our favorite tech products you need in your life for the upcoming school year. The award-winning gadgets range from feature-packed laptops and smartphones, all the way to affordably priced accessories for them.

So we spent countless hours researching and testing today’s best back-to-school tech products in a number of categories, whittling down all that’s out there to a select few products that are certain to help you conquer what life throws at you, both in and out of the classroom.

The award-winning products are divided into several

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Evolution Academy Charter Schools Announces Statewide Online Open Enrollment for Texas Students for the 2020-2021 School Year | News

Angelena Iglesia

DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Evolution Academy Charter School System has announced open enrollment for its online program. In a historic move, the district has now been approved to enroll students for the online program from all over the state of Texas.

Evolution Academy originally rolled out a pilot version of its online high school program for eligible students during the Spring 2019 school semester. Since then, Evolution Academy has had great student success since shifting online. The district also partnered with Sprint’s 1 Million Foundation to provide devices and hotspots to address the needs of students who don’t have computers or Wi-Fi at home. This partnership will continue during the 2020-2021 school year. The 1Million Project Foundation launched in August 2017 with a mission to help one million high school students achieve their full potential by ensuring they have the digital tools and connectivity they need

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Microsoft 365 apps to end Internet Explorer support next year

Angelena Iglesia

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Microsoft 365 apps to end support for Internet Explorer in 2021.


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Internet Explorer’s days have been numbered since Microsoft launched its Edge browser five years ago. Microsoft appears to be another step toward closer to retiring the web browser with the announcement its Microsoft 365 apps suite will end support for Internet Explorer 11 on Aug. 17, 2021, the company said Monday.

Users of Microsoft’s Teams chat and collaboration service will lose IE 11 support a bit earlier, on Nov. 30, Microsoft said in a blog post. Microsoft also said it would end support for the Microsoft Edge Legacy desktop app on March 9, 2021.

After those dates, 365 and Teams users “will have a degraded experience” or will be unable to use

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Is FormFactor (FORM) Stock Outpacing Its Computer and Technology Peers This Year?

Angelena Iglesia

Investors interested in Computer and Technology stocks should always be looking to find the best-performing companies in the group. FormFactor (FORM) is a stock that can certainly grab the attention of many investors, but do its recent returns compare favorably to the sector as a whole? One simple way to answer this question is to take a look at the year-to-date performance of FORM and the rest of the Computer and Technology group’s stocks.

FormFactor is a member of our Computer and Technology group, which includes 605 different companies and currently sits at #5 in the Zacks Sector Rank. The Zacks Sector Rank gauges the strength of our 16 individual sector groups by measuring the average Zacks Rank of the individual stocks within the groups.

The Zacks Rank is a proven system that emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions, highlighting a variety of stocks that are displaying the right characteristics

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