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Terminix Announces Resignation of COO Kim Scott; Affirms Full-Year 2021 Guidance

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 9:00pm

In January of 2021, she assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer and expanded her responsibilities to include the commercial business.

Key Points: 
  • In January of 2021, she assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer and expanded her responsibilities to include the commercial business.
  • Kim installed the fundamentals of customer retention, safety and labor management in Terminix and was a stabilizing presence over the last year, said Terminix CEO Brett Ponton.
  • I would like to thank Kim for her contributions to Terminix and wish her well in her new position.
  • The Company will report its third-quarter 2021 earnings in early November and affirms full-year 2021 guidance.

New Owner, NLC Energy, Settles Complaint with State of Nebraska and U.S. EPA for Environmental Violations of Past Operator of Dakota City Facility

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:58pm

A new owner and operator, NLC Energy LLC, has taken over Big Ox Energy properties including the Dakota City, Nebraska renewable biomethane plant.

Key Points: 
  • A new owner and operator, NLC Energy LLC, has taken over Big Ox Energy properties including the Dakota City, Nebraska renewable biomethane plant.
  • NLC Energy has started refurbishing and reopening other Big Ox facilities and has a proven track record of safe operations and full compliance with all environmental requirements.
  • NLC Energy has worked with the State of Nebraska, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve all environmental issues attributable to operation of this facility prior to NLC Energy assuming control.
  • NLC Energy expects to make further announcements regarding its plans for the Dakota City facility.

Inflection Point Acquisition Corp. Announces Closing of $300 Million Initial Public Offering

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:43pm

Inflection Point Acquisition Corp. (the Company), a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of entering into a combination with one or more businesses or entities, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 30,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit.

Key Points: 
  • Inflection Point Acquisition Corp. (the Company), a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of entering into a combination with one or more businesses or entities, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 30,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit.
  • Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one Class A ordinary share at a price of $11.50 per share.
  • The units are listed on The Nasdaq Capital Market, or Nasdaq, and began trading under the ticker symbol IPAXU on September 22, 2021.
  • About Inflection Point Acquisition Corp.
    Inflection Point Acquisition Corp.s acquisition and value creation strategy is to identify, partner with and help grow North American and European businesses in the consumer and technology sectors, which complements the expertise of its management team.

AM Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of Crusader Insurance Company and Unico American Corporation

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:42pm

AM Best also has downgraded the Long-Term ICR to ccc- (Weak) from b (Marginal) of Crusaders parent company, Unico American Corporation (Unico).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best also has downgraded the Long-Term ICR to ccc- (Weak) from b (Marginal) of Crusaders parent company, Unico American Corporation (Unico).
  • In addition, AM Best has maintained the under review with negative implications status for these Credit Ratings (ratings).
  • Concurrently, AM Best has withdrawn these ratings at the request of the company to no longer participate in AM Bests interactive rating process.
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .

PG&E Disputes Shasta County Criminal Charges Related to 2020 Zogg Fire

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:34pm

PG&E Corporation shared the following statement from CEO Patti Poppe today regarding criminal charges filed by the Shasta County District Attorneys office related to the September 2020 Zogg Fire.

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  • PG&E Corporation shared the following statement from CEO Patti Poppe today regarding criminal charges filed by the Shasta County District Attorneys office related to the September 2020 Zogg Fire.
  • While I am new to this environment, I hope my heart never becomes hardened to the devastation that catastrophic wildfire can cause.
  • Weve already resolved many victim claims arising from the Zogg Fire, along with the claims by the counties of Shasta and Tehama.
  • Weve accepted CAL FIREs determination, reached earlier this year, that a tree contacted our electric line and started the Zogg Fire.

Publix Pharmacy to Provide Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses in Florida

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:34pm

Starting today, eligible individuals may receive their Pfizer COVID-19 booster dose at Florida in-store Publix pharmacies in Brevard, Duval, Orange and Polk counties.

Key Points: 
  • Starting today, eligible individuals may receive their Pfizer COVID-19 booster dose at Florida in-store Publix pharmacies in Brevard, Duval, Orange and Polk counties.
  • Starting Saturday, Sept. 25, all Florida in-store Publix Pharmacy locations will begin offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
  • In accordance with CDC guidelines, the following individuals should receive a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine at least six months after the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine:
    residents of long-term care facilities.
  • Immunocompromised individuals may receive a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine as early as 28 days after their second dose.

INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Continues Investigation of Eargo, Inc. (EAR) on Behalf of Investors

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:33pm

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith continues its investigation on behalf of Eargo, Inc. (Eargo or the Company) (NASDAQ: EAR ) investors concerning the Company and its officers possible violations of federal securities laws.

Key Points: 
  • Law Offices of Howard G. Smith continues its investigation on behalf of Eargo, Inc. (Eargo or the Company) (NASDAQ: EAR ) investors concerning the Company and its officers possible violations of federal securities laws.
  • Moreover, the DOJ is the principal contact related to the subject matter of the [ongoing] audit of Eargo by an insurance company that is the Companys largest third-party payor.
  • On this news, the Companys share price fell $14.81 per share, or 68.34%, to close at $6.86 per share on September 23, 2021, thereby injuring investors.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Continues Investigation of InnovAge Holding Corp. (INNV) on Behalf of Investors

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:32pm

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith continues its investigation on behalf of InnovAge Holding Corp. (InnovAge or the Company) (NASDAQ: INNV ) investors concerning the Company and its officers possible violations of federal securities laws.

Key Points: 
  • Law Offices of Howard G. Smith continues its investigation on behalf of InnovAge Holding Corp. (InnovAge or the Company) (NASDAQ: INNV ) investors concerning the Company and its officers possible violations of federal securities laws.
  • The Company stated that these deficiencies relate to failures to provide covered services, provide accessible and adequate services, manage participants medical situations, and oversee use of specialists, among others.
  • On this news, the Companys stock price fell $2.90, or nearly 25%, to close at $8.75 per share on September 22, 2021, thereby injuring investors.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

Peru Will Focus on Its Biological and Cultural Megadiversity at Expo 2020 Dubai

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:32pm

Of the 200 Peruvian companies expected to be present, more than eighty percent will be MSEs and SMEs.

Key Points: 
  • Of the 200 Peruvian companies expected to be present, more than eighty percent will be MSEs and SMEs.
  • Perus participation will be aligned with the three pillars of the Expo 2020 Dubai: Opportunity, Sustainability, and Mobility.
  • Besides, cultural activities, dance and music from each of the regions will be presented by the regional governments.
  • Enjoy the experience of Expo 2020 Dubai registering here: https://media.expo2020dubai.com/ .

Consolidated Communications Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell its Ohio Assets

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 9:00pm

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) (Company) has entered into an agreement to sell its Ohio assets to Middle Point Home Telephone Company (MPH), an affiliate of Hanson Communications, Inc.

Key Points: 
  • Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) (Company) has entered into an agreement to sell its Ohio assets to Middle Point Home Telephone Company (MPH), an affiliate of Hanson Communications, Inc.
  • Consolidateds Ohio operations contributed approximately $9 million of revenue in fiscal 2020 and includes approximately 4,000 access lines and 3,900 Internet connections.
  • The closing on this agreement is subject to customary regulatory approvals, which are expected to be completed by the end of the year.
  • Our family is very excited to enter into this agreement and expand our Ohio service area, said Bruce Hanson, treasurer and owner of family-owned Hanson Communications.

Intel Breaks Ground on Two New Leading-Edge Chip Factories in Arizona

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:21pm

Whats New: Intel today broke ground on two new leading-edge chip factories at the companys Ocotillo campus in Chandler, Arizona.

Key Points: 
  • Whats New: Intel today broke ground on two new leading-edge chip factories at the companys Ocotillo campus in Chandler, Arizona.
  • We are ushering in a new era of innovation for Intel, for Arizona and for the world.
  • More Context: Its Time to Build a More Geographically Diverse Supply Chain (Randhir Thakur Editorial) | Intel Builds in Arizona (Press Kit) | Intel Breaks Ground on Arizona Fabs (Event Replay) | Manufacturing in Arizona (Fact Sheet) | What Does It Take to Build a Fab?
  • Intel, the Intel logo and other Intel marks are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries.

Dr. Edgar Diaz, Respected Veterinarian and Technical Expert, Joins Swine Team

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:18pm

Edgar Diaz, an accomplished scientist, academic, veterinarian and business leader in animal health, has joined Ceva Animal Health as Swine Technical Services Manager.

Key Points: 
  • Edgar Diaz, an accomplished scientist, academic, veterinarian and business leader in animal health, has joined Ceva Animal Health as Swine Technical Services Manager.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210924005512/en/
    Dr. Edgar Diaz, respected veterinarian and technical expert, joins Ceva Animal Health as Swine Technical Services Manager.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    We are very proud to welcome Dr. Diaz to the team, said Gary Robertson, director, swine business unit.
  • As a highly respected veterinarian, dedicated leader and proven executive, Dr. Diaz has a unique combination of skills and perspectives.

Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain Announce “Town Hall”-Style Update

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:06pm

AB Value Management LLC, collectively with its affiliates (AB Value), and the other participants in this solicitation (collectively, the Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain) representing approximately 14.59% of the outstanding shares of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ:RMCF) (the Company), today announced that Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain will be hosting a town hall for shareholders on Monday, September 27 at 3:00pm EDT.

Key Points: 
  • AB Value Management LLC, collectively with its affiliates (AB Value), and the other participants in this solicitation (collectively, the Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain) representing approximately 14.59% of the outstanding shares of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. (NASDAQ:RMCF) (the Company), today announced that Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain will be hosting a town hall for shareholders on Monday, September 27 at 3:00pm EDT.
  • We strongly encourage all Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory shareholders to attend our Town Hall-style meeting, commented Andrew T. Berger, Managing Member of AB Value.
  • With the 2021 Annual meeting less than two weeks away, we strongly encourage all shareholders to act now and vote for the Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain on the Blue proxy card.
  • The Concerned Shareholders of Rocky Mountain believe that the more shareholders take the time to interact and communicate with the groups candidates, the more shareholders will see that the choice is clear.

Blackline Safety Named as one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies in the Globe & Mail’s 2021 Rankings

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:06pm

Blackline Safety Corp. (TSX: BLN), a global leader of gas detection and connected safety solutions, today announced it was included on the list of the Globe and Mails 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canadas Top Growing Companies .

Key Points: 
  • Blackline Safety Corp. (TSX: BLN), a global leader of gas detection and connected safety solutions, today announced it was included on the list of the Globe and Mails 2021 Report on Business ranking of Canadas Top Growing Companies .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210924005507/en/
    Canadas Top Growing Companies ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth.
  • 182 spot with three-year revenue growth of 230% and is the second-largest TSX-listed company in Western Canadaand the only Calgary-based oneon the list.
  • Blackline Safety is a global connected safety leader that helps to ensure every worker gets their job done and returns home safely each day.

CSB Bancorp, Inc. Declares Third Quarter Cash Dividend

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 9:00pm

CSB Bancorp, Inc., (OTC Pink: CSBB) today announced that the Companys Board of Directors has declared a third quarter cash dividend of $0.31 per share on its common stock, payable October 26, 2021, to shareholders of record as of October 5, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • CSB Bancorp, Inc., (OTC Pink: CSBB) today announced that the Companys Board of Directors has declared a third quarter cash dividend of $0.31 per share on its common stock, payable October 26, 2021, to shareholders of record as of October 5, 2021.
  • The dividend represents a $0.01 increase in the quarterly cash dividend.
  • CSB Bancorp, Inc. is a $1.1 billion financial holding company headquartered in Millersburg, Ohio.
  • CSB is located on the web at http://www.csb1.com .

Lisa Detanna and The Global Wealth Solutions Group of Raymond James Partner With Los Angeles Native Steven Aghakhani, Driver #26 in This Weekend’s Grand Prix of Long Beach

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 8:00pm

"Growing up in Los Angeles, it was always the Lakers and the Long Beach Grand Prix for me.

Key Points: 
  • "Growing up in Los Angeles, it was always the Lakers and the Long Beach Grand Prix for me.
  • Lisa Detanna (pictured seated center), the Managing Director of Raymond James Global Wealth Solutions Group, is a proud partner sponsor of Aghakhani.
  • In addition to Long Beach, the Global Wealth Solutions Group of Raymond James partners with Aghakhani for the remainder of the 2021 IMSA Lamborghini Super Trofeo season.
  • To reach Lisa or the advisors at Raymond James, more information can be found at Global Wealth Solutions Group or by calling 310-285-3906.

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Operating Subsidiaries of Essent Group Ltd.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:56pm

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of a (Excellent) of the operating subsidiaries of Essent Group Ltd., which are Essent Guaranty, Inc., Essent Guaranty of PA, Inc. (both domiciled in Radnor, PA) and Essent Reinsurance Ltd. (Bermuda) (collectively referred to as Essent).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of a (Excellent) of the operating subsidiaries of Essent Group Ltd., which are Essent Guaranty, Inc., Essent Guaranty of PA, Inc. (both domiciled in Radnor, PA) and Essent Reinsurance Ltd. (Bermuda) (collectively referred to as Essent).
  • The ratings reflect Essents balance sheet strength, which AM Best assesses as strongest, as well as its strong operating performance, limited business profile and appropriate enterprise risk management (ERM).
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .

INVESTOR ALERT: Kirby McInerney LLP Announces an Investigation of Shareholder Claims on Behalf of Eargo, Inc. (EAR) Investors

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:54pm

The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against Eargo, Inc. (Eargo or the Company) (NASDAQ: EAR ).

Key Points: 
  • The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against Eargo, Inc. (Eargo or the Company) (NASDAQ: EAR ).
  • The investigation concerns whether Eargo has violated the federal securities laws and/or engaged in other unlawful business practices.
  • Kirby McInerney LLP is a New York-based plaintiffs law firm concentrating in securities, antitrust, whistleblower, and consumer litigation.
  • The firms efforts on behalf of shareholders in securities litigation have resulted in recoveries totaling billions of dollars.

KBRA Releases Research – Structured Credit Trend Watch: Record Issuance and an Evolving Marketplace

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:44pm

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases a report examining trends in the structured credit landscape, including issuance, spreads, notable structures, and document features.

Key Points: 
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases a report examining trends in the structured credit landscape, including issuance, spreads, notable structures, and document features.
  • While issuance volumes for broadly syndicated loan (BSL) collateralized loan obligations (CLO) are poised to set historical records, KBRA has also observed several developing trends across the broader structured credit landscape.
  • The report also includes the Structured Credit Publication Index, which contains links to recent KBRA reports within the structured credit sector.
  • KBRA is a full-service credit rating agency registered in the U.S., the EU, and the UK, and is designated to provide structured finance ratings in Canada.

Vesper Token (VSP) Now Live on Bittrex Global Cryptocurrency Exchange

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:15pm

Vesper Finance announced today that VSP the token powering the Vesper ecosystem is now available to trade on cryptocurrency exchange, Bittrex Global .

Key Points: 
  • Vesper Finance announced today that VSP the token powering the Vesper ecosystem is now available to trade on cryptocurrency exchange, Bittrex Global .
  • Vespers listing on Bittrex Global provides an additional onramp for VSP and users interested in a platform thats creating a shared surface area between DeFi and TradFi, said Jordan Kruger, co-founder of Vesper Finance.
  • Bittrex Global, the most secure digital asset exchange in the world, serves both retail and institutional clients, globally.
  • Committed to helping users build wealth, Bittrex Global facilitates the purchase and trade of tokenized stocks, stablecoins, and over 250 utility tokens.

Walmart and Sam’s Club Now Administering Booster Shots

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:15pm

Walmart and Sams Club are now administering Pfizer booster shots in more than 5,100 pharmacies around the country where supply allows.

Key Points: 
  • Walmart and Sams Club are now administering Pfizer booster shots in more than 5,100 pharmacies around the country where supply allows.
  • Walk-In Availability: Walmart and Sams Club have walk-in availability to encourage people to get vaccinated and get their booster shot during their regularly scheduled shopping trips.
  • Walmart also provides COVID-19 testing at select locations, and both Walmart and Sams Club offer over-the-counter medications and low-cost, healthy grocery foods.
  • To learn more about wellness resources available at your neighborhood Walmart, please visit walmart.com/wellnesshub or at Sams Club at samsclub.com .

AM Best Comments on Credit Ratings of Athora Holding Ltd.’s Subsidiaries Following its Announced Acquisition of Amissima Vita S.p.A.

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 7:06pm

AM Best has commented that the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of a- (Excellent) of Athora Holding Ltd.s (Athora) subsidiaries, Athora Life Re Ltd. (Bermuda) and Athora Ireland plc (Ireland), remain unchanged following Athoras recent announcement that it has agreed to acquire Italian life insurer Amissima Vita S.p.A (Amissima).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has commented that the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of a- (Excellent) of Athora Holding Ltd.s (Athora) subsidiaries, Athora Life Re Ltd. (Bermuda) and Athora Ireland plc (Ireland), remain unchanged following Athoras recent announcement that it has agreed to acquire Italian life insurer Amissima Vita S.p.A (Amissima).
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .
  • AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specialising in the insurance industry.

Rite Aid Statement on CDC Recommendation Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine “Boosters”

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:59pm

As a proud partner in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, Rite Aid is prepared to begin administering third-dose boosters of the Pfizer vaccine starting immediately, in line with the CDCs guidance.

Key Points: 
  • As a proud partner in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, Rite Aid is prepared to begin administering third-dose boosters of the Pfizer vaccine starting immediately, in line with the CDCs guidance.
  • Customers may receive their booster dose at Rite Aid regardless of where they received their primary series.
  • Rite Aid has been on the front lines of the pandemic since the beginning, offering COVID-19 testing and administering vaccinations to keep our communities healthy and thriving.
  • At this time, additional doses are recommended only for:
    Currently, boosters are only recommended for those who received the Pfizer vaccine for their primary series.

 U.S Senator Alex Padilla Announces Support for Workers Boycotting Chateau Marmont Says UNITE HERE Local 11

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:43pm

U.S Senator Alex Padilla (CA) has become the first United States Senator to announce his support for the workers behind the growing boycott of the famed Chateau Marmont.

Key Points: 
  • U.S Senator Alex Padilla (CA) has become the first United States Senator to announce his support for the workers behind the growing boycott of the famed Chateau Marmont.
  • Hospitality workers like those at the Chateau Marmont are the backbone of our states economy.
  • I stand alongside the workers as they fight for the dignity and respect they deserve, said U.S Senator Alex Padilla.
  • The boycott was launched by workers, UNITE HERE Local 11 and community allies.

Johnstone Supply Approves Definitive Conversion Agreement with Redwood Capital Investments

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:07pm

Johnstone Supply, Inc. announced today that its members have approved a definitive conversion agreement with Redwood Capital Investments, LLC that will provide the capital required for Johnstone to convert its business structure from an Oregon Cooperative into a Delaware limited liability company operating under the name Johnstone Supply, LLC.

Key Points: 
  • Johnstone Supply, Inc. announced today that its members have approved a definitive conversion agreement with Redwood Capital Investments, LLC that will provide the capital required for Johnstone to convert its business structure from an Oregon Cooperative into a Delaware limited liability company operating under the name Johnstone Supply, LLC.
  • Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, Johnstone Supply LLC will continue to operate as a wholesale distributor based in Portland, exclusively providing products and services to the former members of the Johnstone Cooperative.
  • The 90+ individual Johnstone Business Owners are expected to execute exclusive territory distribution agreements with Johnstone Supply, LLC and will remain significant equity holders in the new entity.
  • We are very excited to welcome Redwood into the Johnstone family, commented Johnstone Chairman of the Board Jeffrey Sheehan.

ASCO Power Technologies Announces Online Training Events for Q4 of 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:30pm

ASCO Power Technologies announces its lineup of industry-leading online training events for October, November, and December of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • ASCO Power Technologies announces its lineup of industry-leading online training events for October, November, and December of 2021.
  • In the fourth quarter of 2021, ASCO Power Technologies will continue to offer its successful Learning Series Webinars and its Industry Perspective Series interviews.
  • ASCO will retain its popular Industry Perspectives series, where ASCO leaders interview influencers from the critical power industry about critical power issues and trends.
  • To learn more about any of ASCOs premium products and services, call (800) 800 ASCO (2726), email ASCO Power Technologies Customer Care , or visit www.ascopower.com .

The Great Recall: Circular Fashion Summit 2021 Announces New Dates After Massive VR Headsets Recall

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:57pm

The move came after the company found that the interior foam inside the VR headset was causing skin irritation issues like rashes for some users.

Key Points: 
  • The move came after the company found that the interior foam inside the VR headset was causing skin irritation issues like rashes for some users.
  • The upcoming CFS ( Circular Fashion Summit , worlds largest VR summit in the fashion industry) was not immune, as its ticket offerings include an Oculus Quest 2 headset to join the SPIN metaverse The app is exclusively available on the Oculus Store, where the summit will be held.
  • As such, the summit dates have been shifted from 14 October 2021 to 912 December, 2021.
  • Circular Fashion Summit by lablaco is the global leading collective action summit in Virtual Reality for fashion, taking place on 912 December this year, supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030.

Nomi Health Announces Hours and Locations for COVID-19 Community Testing Sites in Alabama as Statewide COVID Cases Increase

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:47pm

230 E 10th St STE 206, Anniston, AL 36207

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  • 230 E 10th St STE 206, Anniston, AL 36207
    The sites offer PCR tests within a 2448-hour turnaround time.
  • The samples are processed in a CLIA-certified laboratory using FDA EUA-authorized test kits.
  • Results will be available via email and text to the destination that was placed within the registration form.
  • Nomi Health is a direct healthcare company focused on making healthcare actually work for those who buy it for their states, organizations, and constituents.

Global Computer Aided Engineering Market 2021 | Top Vendors Include Autodesk, Ansys and Hexagon - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:37pm

The "Machinery Industry: Computer Aided Engineering 2021 Market Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Machinery Industry: Computer Aided Engineering 2021 Market Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Data in this Computer Aided Engineering Market report is provided in Software Revenue and Total Revenue terms.
  • Total Revenue includes CAE-related provider services in addition to CAE-related software revenue.
  • The data is based upon multiple sources and viewpoints of the market, the most important being primary research of vendors.

Outlook on the Mobile Hotspot Router Global Market to 2026 - by Type, End-user, Distribution Channel and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:37pm

A mobile hotspot router is a pocket-sized wireless device that connects multiple Wi-Fi enabled devices with a single router.

Key Points: 
  • A mobile hotspot router is a pocket-sized wireless device that connects multiple Wi-Fi enabled devices with a single router.
  • How has the global mobile hotspot router market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global mobile hotspot router market?
  • What is the structure of the global mobile hotspot router market and who are the key players?

Worldwide Cryptocurrency Industry to 2016 - Featuring Coinbase, Cryptomove and Intel Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:36pm

Cryptocurrency refers to digital or virtual money secured by cryptography to monitor transactions and prevent counterfeit.

Key Points: 
  • Cryptocurrency refers to digital or virtual money secured by cryptography to monitor transactions and prevent counterfeit.
  • It does not have a physical representation and is distributed over a vast network of computers connected to a virtual environment.
  • The transfers are secured through public or private keys and are connected directly to the user's digital wallet.
  • What is the structure of the global cryptocurrency market and who are the key players?

Outlook on the Web Content Management Global Market to 2026 - by Component, Deployment Type, Organization Size, Vertical and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:31pm

Web content management (WCM) is a program used to maintain, control, alter and reassemble the content of a webpage.

Key Points: 
  • Web content management (WCM) is a program used to maintain, control, alter and reassemble the content of a webpage.
  • How has the global web content management market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global web content management market?
  • What is the structure of the global web content management market and who are the key players?

Putnam Investments Announces Distribution Rates for Closed-End Funds

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:31pm

Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE: PPT) (CUSIP: 746853-10-0)

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  • Putnam Premier Income Trust (NYSE: PPT) (CUSIP: 746853-10-0)
    * Distributions may be comprised of ordinary and/or tax-exempt income, net capital gains and/or a return of capital of your investment in the Fund.
  • The funds periodically provide fund-related information on their websites.
  • The following information will be available for each fund at putnam.com at the frequencies indicated: (1) Full holdings will be available monthly beginning on the 8th business day after the end of each month; (2) Top 10 holdings and additional portfolio statistics will be available monthly, approximately 15 days after month-end.
  • View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210924005454/en/

Belgium Data Centre Landscape Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:30pm

The "Belgium Data Centre Landscape 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Belgium Data Centre Landscape 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This new report covers the Belgium Data Centre Market and provides the latest information on all of the key issues for Data Centre Providers.
  • Belgian Data Centre Pricing Forecast - in average rack space, m2 space & per kW rentals ('20 to 2024)
    A chart showing the forecast average Belgium rack space, m2 & kW rentals in Euro per month (2020 to 2024)
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210924005453/en/

Fantom Announces Artion NFT Platform and Marketplace Launch

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:30pm

As is standard on the Fantom platform, transactions take on average 1-second to complete, with near-zero transaction fees.

Key Points: 
  • As is standard on the Fantom platform, transactions take on average 1-second to complete, with near-zero transaction fees.
  • In general, NFT transactions on Fantom take about as long as a regular transaction, i.e., about one second.
  • This groundbreaking feature will radically expand the NFT marketplace on both Ethereum and Fantom.
  • As a low-cost, no-code, sophisticated alternative to slow, expensive, or user-unfriendly NFT platforms, Artion is poised to significantly impact NFT markets and raise the standard for projects supporting the creator economy.

Merrill Lynch B.V. Files Half-Yearly Financial Report

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:29pm

Merrill Lynch B.V. today informs its security holders that its unaudited interim report and financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2021 has been filed with the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (the "AFM"), the competent authority of the Netherlands, Merrill Lynch B.V.s home Member State.

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  • Merrill Lynch B.V. today informs its security holders that its unaudited interim report and financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2021 has been filed with the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (the "AFM"), the competent authority of the Netherlands, Merrill Lynch B.V.s home Member State.
  • Merrill Lynch B.V. makes available free of charge on its website its Annual and Half-Yearly Financial Reports filed with the AFM as soon as reasonably practicable after Merrill Lynch B.V. electronically files these documents with the AFM.
  • The AFM maintains a website that contains reports and other information that issuers are required to file with it.
  • Copies of the above referenced information will also be made available, free of charge, by calling +31-20-5925-606 or upon written request to:

Iceland Data Centre Landscape Report 2021-2025: Focus on Data Centre Space, Power, & Pricing - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:17pm

The "Iceland: Data Centre Landscape - 2021 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Iceland: Data Centre Landscape - 2021 to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This new report considers the growth of Data Centre space, power, pricing for Iceland.
  • The report shows the revenues for Cloud and Data Centre Market forecast over the period from the beginning of 2021 to the beginning of 2025 and provides profiles of the key Public Cloud and Data Centre providers for Iceland.
  • Iceland is a small country of only 357,000 people and has a Data Centre sector comprising of five Data Centre Providers.

Worldwide Venture Capital Investment Industry to 2026 - Featuring Accel, Benchmark and Founders Fund Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:17pm

Venture capital investment is a subset of private equity (PE) wherein venture capitalists provide capital to startups for expanding their businesses.

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  • Venture capital investment is a subset of private equity (PE) wherein venture capitalists provide capital to startups for expanding their businesses.
  • Venture capital investment is gaining popularity as it provides above-average returns to investors and helps in spurring advancements.
  • How has the global venture capital investment market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What is the structure of the global venture capital investment market and who are the key players?

University of Phoenix Successful Adoption of AHRQ Quality Indicators Toolkit Strengthens Nursing Coursework

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:17pm

University of Phoenix graduate nursing program uses the Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualitys (AHRQ's) Quality Indicators (QI) Toolkit as a learning tool to help students better understand the quality improvement process and improve development of projects that enhance patient care.

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  • University of Phoenix graduate nursing program uses the Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualitys (AHRQ's) Quality Indicators (QI) Toolkit as a learning tool to help students better understand the quality improvement process and improve development of projects that enhance patient care.
  • The AHRQ QI Toolkit helps hospitals use AHRQ's Quality Indicators, which are standardized, evidence-based measures of health care quality.
  • The toolkit also provides general guidance on how to use quality improvement methods to develop a project in a hospital setting.
  • Ryan Mills, an instructional designer at the university working with faculty to improve curriculum and student skill-building, said, "I discovered the AHRQ Quality Indicators Toolkit and immediately realized the value it would provide.

Portugal Data Centre Market Landscape Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:15pm

The "Portugal Data Centre Landscape 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Portugal Data Centre Landscape 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This new report covers the Portuguese Data Centre Market and provides the latest information on all of the key issues for Data Centre Providers.
  • Portuguese Data Centre Pricing - in forecast rack space, m2 space & per kW rentals (2019 to 2024)
    A chart and table showing the average forecast Data Centre rack space, m2 & kW rentals in Euro per month (2020 to 2024)
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210924005437/en/

IDC Future of Operations Survey Data Identifies Cloud as Top Investment Priority Over the Next Five Years

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:13pm

When asked to identify investment priorities for operations over the next five years, organizations ranked cloud highest, followed by wireless connectivity and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), according to a recent Future of Operations survey from International Data Corporation ( IDC ).

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  • When asked to identify investment priorities for operations over the next five years, organizations ranked cloud highest, followed by wireless connectivity and artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), according to a recent Future of Operations survey from International Data Corporation ( IDC ).
  • IDC survey data reveals that fewer than 20% of organizations have put more than 50% of their operational data in the cloud.
  • The IDC report, Future of Operations Worldwide Survey, 2021: Technology Priorities for Operations Are Evolving (IDC #US48221421), is a snapshot from the Future of Operations Worldwide Survey, 2021 that looks at the top technology investment priorities for operations.
  • The IDC report, Future of Operations Survey Findings, Part 1: The Opportunities and Challenges of AI (IDC #US48204021), examines the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in operations.

Ireland Data Centre Landscape Report 2021: Latest Information on All of the Key Issues for Data Centre Providers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:01pm

The "Ireland Data Centre Landscape 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Ireland Data Centre Landscape 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This new report covers the Irish Data Centre Market and provides the latest information on all of the key issues for Data Centre Providers.
  • Irish Data Centre Pricing - in rack space, m2 space & per kW rentals (2020 to 2024)
    A table & chart showing the average Data Centre rack space, m2 & kW rentals - in Euro per month (2020 to 2024)
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210924005430/en/

Robert H. Lee Appointed New CEO and President of Automotive Technologies Continental North America Following Samir Salman Retirement

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:00pm

Robert (Bob) Lee will take over as the new Chief Executive Officer of Automotive Technologies Continental North America on January 1, 2022.

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  • Robert (Bob) Lee will take over as the new Chief Executive Officer of Automotive Technologies Continental North America on January 1, 2022.
  • Lee will also remain President of Continental North America with responsibility for leading customer, governmental and other external relationships across the region.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210924005409/en/
    Samir Salman, CEO, Continental North America, announced his retirement after 27 years of outstanding service and leadership.
  • Lee first joined Continental in 2014 as the president and CEO of Continental Automotive Korea, where he led overall operations in the country.

Morpho Showcased Image Processing and AI Technologies at Intel Evo Event

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 6:00pm

Morpho, Inc. (hereinafter, Morpho), a global leader in image processing and imaging AI solutions, announced today that its image processing and AI technologies were introduced as an ISV partner solution in the 2021 EVO experience day.

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  • Morpho, Inc. (hereinafter, Morpho), a global leader in image processing and imaging AI solutions, announced today that its image processing and AI technologies were introduced as an ISV partner solution in the 2021 EVO experience day.
  • Demonstration video of Morphos technologies running on Intel Evo platform-based PCs was showcased.
  • Image processing technologies such as dynamic range correction and noise reduction to improve camera functions of PCs are used more than ever for online meetings.
  • *Morpho and the Morpho logo are registered trademarks of Morpho, Inc.
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210924005074/en/

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Concho Resources Inc. (CXO)

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:35pm

In 2018, Concho planned and constructed the Dominator Project ("Dominator") located in the Permian Basin.

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  • In 2018, Concho planned and constructed the Dominator Project ("Dominator") located in the Permian Basin.
  • On this news, Conchos stock price fell 22% per share on August 1, 2019, thereby injuring investors.
  • ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) acquired Concho in January 2021 and is also named as a defendant in the complaint.
  • To be a member of the class action you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the class action.

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against AdaptHealth Corp. (AHCO)

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 5:35pm

It further alleged that, [w]hile management claims (and consensus estimates reflect) an organic growth trajectory of 8-10%, AHCO is in fact experiencing double-digit organic decline.

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  • It further alleged that, [w]hile management claims (and consensus estimates reflect) an organic growth trajectory of 8-10%, AHCO is in fact experiencing double-digit organic decline.
  • If you purchased or otherwise acquired AdaptHealth securities during the Class Period, you may move the Court no later than September 27, 2021 to request appointment as lead plaintiff in this putative class action lawsuit.
  • To be a member of the class action you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the class action.
  • This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

France Data Centre Landscape Report 2021 Featuring Equinix Data Centre, Interxion Data Centre, & Scaleway DC3 Data Centre - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:54pm

The "France Data Centre Landscape 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "France Data Centre Landscape 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • French Data Centre Pricing - in rack space, m2 space & per kW rentals (2020 to 2024)
    A chart and table showing the forecast average Data Centre rack space, m2 & kW rentals - in Euro per month (2020 to 2024)

Global MNO Sub Brands Trend Report 2021: More MNOs Join the Sub Brand-Wagon - 59 Such Brands Across the Globe of Which 16 are Outside Europe - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:48pm

The "Tariff Trend Report: More MNOs Join the Sub Brand-Wagon" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Tariff Trend Report: More MNOs Join the Sub Brand-Wagon" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The analyst examines the use of MNO sub brands worldwide, the report identifies 59 such brands across the globe of which 16 are outside Europe.
  • MNOs continue to launch independent mobile brands - particularly seen in Europe, America and the Far East with one of the very recent introductions by Clear Mobile, Vodafone Ireland's sub-brand.
  • What can be seen from the MNO sub brand surveys from 2018 to 2021?

Long-Time Natural Foods Industry Leader, Jeff Tripician, Joins Edible Communities’ Board of Directors, Assists with Growth and Development

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:47pm

Edible Communities is poised for significant growth as we increase our offerings across various media channels.

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  • Edible Communities is poised for significant growth as we increase our offerings across various media channels.
  • According to Tripician, "I credit Edible Communities, its local publishers and Tracey with helping my businessesNiman Ranch, Coleman Natural and Panorama Organic Grass-fed Beefexpand nationally.
  • The section is sponsored by those brands with values that align with the Edible Communities mission of sustainability as it relates to food.
  • Digital and Social Media: Edible Communities continues expanding its reach across multiple platforms at a rate of 25% each year.