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Radiant Logic Selected to Participate in NIST's NCCoE Zero Trust Architecture

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Radiant Logic, the identity unification pioneer, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to contribute critical identity capabilities to their new Zero Trust Architecture project.

Key Points: 
  • Radiant Logic, the identity unification pioneer, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) to contribute critical identity capabilities to their new Zero Trust Architecture project.
  • A zero trust approach relies on a strong identity foundation, says Joe Sander, CEO of Radiant Logic.
  • Interest in zero trust is growing across market segments as organizations struggle to stay ahead of cybersecurity threats.
  • This timely project from the NCCoE aims to showcase the powerful security features of a zero trust architecture using commercially available solutions, like RadiantOne, applied to several common enterprise IT use cases.

GPA and Immedis Global Payroll Survey Reveals 71% of Organizations Rely on Excel for Payroll Processing and Data Analysis

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Immedis , the leader in consolidated global payroll solutions, today announced the results of the 2021 Global Payroll Survey conducted in partnership with the Global Payroll Association (GPA).

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  • Immedis , the leader in consolidated global payroll solutions, today announced the results of the 2021 Global Payroll Survey conducted in partnership with the Global Payroll Association (GPA).
  • A key finding of the survey revealed that manual processes are still prevalent in the global payroll operations of many organizations, with 71% percent surveyed saying they frequently use Excel within payroll processing and data analysis.
  • Another key finding demonstrates the complexity many organizations face with 44% reporting they use anywhere between 5 to 101 vendors to manage global payroll operations.
  • The survey covers four key focus areas: Global Payroll Operations & Vendor Relations, Technology, Payroll Data Access and the Employee Experience.

O2 Invests in unWired Broadband

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

O2 Investment Partners ( www.o2investment.com ) announced today that it has made a significant investment in unWired Broadband LLC ( www.getunwired.com ), partnering with the companys management team to support its rapid growth.

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  • O2 Investment Partners ( www.o2investment.com ) announced today that it has made a significant investment in unWired Broadband LLC ( www.getunwired.com ), partnering with the companys management team to support its rapid growth.
  • Peter Sorensen, President of unWired commented, We continue to be excited about the next stage of growth with O2.
  • Jimmy Frye, Senior Associate at O2, commented, "We are very excited to partner with Pete, Craig, Garrett, John and the rest of the unWired team.
  • O2 invests with a view toward partnering with management to build and grow the business and take it to its next stage of development.

Hercules Capital Declares Cash Distribution of $0.32 per Share for the Second Quarter of 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Therefore, a determination made on a quarterly basis may not be representative of the actual tax attributes of its distributions for a full year.

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  • Therefore, a determination made on a quarterly basis may not be representative of the actual tax attributes of its distributions for a full year.
  • Of the distributions declared during the quarter ended June 30, 2021, 100% were distributions derived from the Companys current and accumulated earnings and profits.
  • There can be no certainty to stockholders that this determination is representative of the tax attributes of the Companys 2021 full year distributions to stockholders.
  • The percentage of QII for distributions declared for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 on Hercules Capital, Inc.s common stock is 87.7%.

Welbilt Announces Details for 2021 Second Quarter Earnings Call and Webcast

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Webcast: A live webcast and a replay of the call can be accessed on the Investor Relations page at www.welbilt.com .

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  • Webcast: A live webcast and a replay of the call can be accessed on the Investor Relations page at www.welbilt.com .
  • The webcast replay will be available for 30 days from 1:00 pm ET, Tuesday, August 3.
  • The audio replay will be available beginning at 1:00 pm ET on Tuesday, August 3, until 11:59 pm ET, Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
  • Welbilt, Inc. provides the worlds top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions.

Guidehouse Insights Report Forecasts Horticulture LED Lighting Shipments to Grow at a CAGR of 33% by 2030

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:15am

According to a new report from Guidehouse Insights, worldwide horticulture LED lighting shipments are expected to grow at a CAGR of 33% by 2030.

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  • According to a new report from Guidehouse Insights, worldwide horticulture LED lighting shipments are expected to grow at a CAGR of 33% by 2030.
  • In the coming months and years, lighting experts anticipate the use of LED lighting will increase and dominate the market, with legacy technologies falling behind, says Krystal Maxwell, research director with Guidehouse Insights.
  • The report, LED Lighting for Horticultural Applications , provides a study of the global market potential for horticultural lighting with a focus on LEDs, covering unit sales and revenue.
  • Neither Guidehouse Insights nor Guidehouse undertakes any obligation to update any of the information contained in this press release or the report.

Asia-Pacific Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) Market Report 2021 - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts to 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:58am

The "Asia-Pacific Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Asia-Pacific Courier, Express, and Parcel (CEP) Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Asia-Pacific CEP Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of more than 6% during the forecast period.
  • Asia-Pacific is the largest regional parcel market by value, accounting for more than 60% of the total ecommerce market worldwide.
  • China also has the second-largest retail market in the world and the cross-border e-commerce channel in the market is growing rapidly.

U.S. In-Vitro Fertilization Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 5.45% During the Period 2021-2026. - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:54am

The "U.S. In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Market - Industry Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "U.S. In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Market - Industry Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • In-depth Analysis and Data-driven Insights on the Impact of COVID-19 Included in this U.S. In-vitro Fertilization Market Report
    The U.S. in-vitro fertilization market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.45% during the period 2021-2026.
  • The following factors are likely to contribute to the growth of the U.S. in-vitro fertilization market during the forecast period:
    The study considers the present scenario of the U.S. In-vitro fertilization market and its market dynamics for the period 2020-2026.
  • 4. Who are the key players in the US in-vitro fertilization market?

Female Infertility Treatment Drugs Market by Therapy, Route of Administration, Distribution Channel, and Region - Global Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2021-2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:52am

The "Female Infertility Treatment Drugs Market, by Therapy, by Route of Administration, by Distribution Channel, and by Region - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Female Infertility Treatment Drugs Market, by Therapy, by Route of Administration, by Distribution Channel, and by Region - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Market players are focusing on various growth strategies such as agreements, partnerships, and collaborations to accelerate the development of drugs for infertility treatment, which is expected to boost growth of the global female infertility treatment drugs market over the forecast period.
  • For instance, in January 2020, Bayer AG announced the expansion of their partnership with Evotec SE, a biotechnology company focusing on women health, with a new five-year, multi-target collaboration to develop multiple clinical candidates for the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which is one of the causes of infertility in females.
  • Moreover, in January 2019, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company entered into an exclusive agreement with Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., an India-based multinational pharmaceutical company to acquire the U.S. commercialization rights for a generic version of Ganirelix Acetate injection which is used for treatment of female infertility.

Insights on the Pulmonary/ Respiratory Drug Delivery Global Market to 2027 - Featuring 3M, Cipla and Omron Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:49am

The "Pulmonary/ Respiratory Drug Delivery - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Pulmonary/ Respiratory Drug Delivery - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $12.5 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 4.8% CAGR
    The Pulmonary/ Respiratory Drug Delivery market in the U.S. is estimated at US$12.5 Billion in the year 2020.
  • In the global Nebulizer segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 5.4% CAGR estimated for this segment.
  • Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$6.9 Billion by the year 2027.

U.S. Retractable Needle Safety Syringes Market Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2021 - 2028 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:47am

The "U.S. Retractable Needle Safety Syringes Market, by Product Type, by End User, and by Distribution Channel - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "U.S. Retractable Needle Safety Syringes Market, by Product Type, by End User, and by Distribution Channel - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • A needle is a solid and slender instrument, which is pointed at the end and is designed for puncturing of tissues.
  • Safety needles have a safety mechanism built into the needles to protect healthcare workers and others from accidental needlestick injuries.
  • Rising prevalence of gynecologic cancer and spine disorders, government initiatives for blood collection and favorable reimbursement for pen needles are some of the major factors responsible for the growth of the U.S. retractable needle safety syringes market.

Insights on the Flexible and Semi-Rigid Ureteroscopy Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Boston Scientific, Olympus and Stryker Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:38am

The "Flexible and Semi-Rigid Ureteroscopy - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Flexible and Semi-Rigid Ureteroscopy - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Flexible and Semi-Rigid Ureteroscopy estimated at US$844.7 Million in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$1.2 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.9% over the period 2020-2027.
  • Flexible, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 5.6% CAGR and reach US$872 Million by the end of the analysis period.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $227.8 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.1% CAGR
    The Flexible and Semi-Rigid Ureteroscopy market in the U.S. is estimated at US$227.8 Million in the year 2020.

Ocular Hypertension Market Insight, Epidemiology and Market Forecast Report 2021-2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:28am

The "Ocular Hypertension Market Insight, Epidemiology and Market Forecast - 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Ocular Hypertension Market Insight, Epidemiology and Market Forecast - 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This 'Ocular Hypertension - Market Insights, Epidemiology, and Market Forecast - 2030' report delivers an in-depth understanding of the Ocular Hypertension, historical and forecasted epidemiology as well as the market trends in the United States, EU5 (Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom), and Japan.
  • The disease epidemiology covered in the report provides historical as well as forecasted Ocular Hypertension epidemiology segmented as the Prevalent cases of Ocular Hypertension , Gender-specific prevalent case of Ocular Hypertension, Age-specific prevalent cases of Ocular Hypertension and Treated- cases of Ocular Hypertension.
  • The Ocular Hypertension market outlook of the report helps build the detailed comprehension of the historic, current and forecasted Ocular Hypertension market trends by analyzing the impact of current therapies on the market, unmet needs, drivers and barriers and demand of better technology.

U.S. Injectable Compounding Pharmacy Market 2021-2028 by Molecule, Packaging Type, and Pharmacy Type - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:18am

The "U.S. Injectable Compounding Pharmacy Market, by Molecule, by Packaging Type, and by Pharmacy Type - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "U.S. Injectable Compounding Pharmacy Market, by Molecule, by Packaging Type, and by Pharmacy Type - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2021 - 2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Pharmacy compounding describes the act of combining, mixing, or altering of the ingredients of a drug to create a new medication according to the needs of an individual patient.
  • Compounding of a product is done due to a patient allergy to an ingredient in the commercially available products or the need for a different concentration, route of administration, or dosage form of compounded product.
  • For instance, in May 2020, Central Admixture Pharmacy Services, Inc. launched three new compounded sterile preparations, which are in short supply for the ICU patients.

LYCRA® FitSense™ Technology Delivers Breakthrough Benefits in Modesty and Bra Foam Replacement

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:00am
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005390/en/
    A woman wears a bra and panty set with LYCRA FitSense technology for nipple concealment and lightweight, targeted support.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    LYCRA FitSense technology is a water-based, solvent-free dispersion that is comprised of the same molecule as LYCRA fiber.
  • LYCRA FitSense technology also can be applied between fabric layers in the bra cup to mask nipple protrusion while retaining the original fabric aesthetics.
  • The LYCRA Company owns leading consumer and trade brands: LYCRA, LYCRA HyFit, LYCRA T400, COOLMAX, THERMOLITE, ELASPAN, SUPPLEX, and TACTEL.

Wa’ed Selects HES FinTech as Software Vendor

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:10am

Waed , the entrepreneurship arm of Aramco, has signed a contract with HES FinTech lending software provider to automate financial operations at the company.

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  • Waed , the entrepreneurship arm of Aramco, has signed a contract with HES FinTech lending software provider to automate financial operations at the company.
  • In 2021, Waed started searching for a software vendor to automate loan granting.
  • We have placed our trust in HES FinTechs expertise to develop lending software and predictive analytics software for our financial services.
  • Join a free live demo to discover the opportunities HES FinTech brings for your lending business.

Star Mountain Capital Names John Ide, Former Managing Director at JPMorgan Asset Management ($2+ Trillion AUM), as Managing Director and Increases Midwest Coverage

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:30am

Mr. Ide spent the bulk of his career, 22 years, at JPMorgan Asset Management, the $2+ trillion AUM investment manager that is part of the international commercial and investment banking group JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM).

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  • Mr. Ide spent the bulk of his career, 22 years, at JPMorgan Asset Management, the $2+ trillion AUM investment manager that is part of the international commercial and investment banking group JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM).
  • As a Managing Director and member of the Strategic Client Group, he oversaw some of the largest and most sophisticated institutional clients and also served on various internal management committees.
  • While at Banc One Capital Markets, he originated, structured and underwrote more than $3 billion in asset backed credit securities.
  • Star Mountain is dedicated to this large market of underserved businesses purpose-built to address the challenges and opportunities of these companies.

2021 European Market for Kitchen Furniture Report and Company Directory, Featuring 380 Companies Including Aviva Cuisines, Eggo, Ikea, Lupus, Nolte and More - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:47am

The value and weight of the built-in appliances on the domestic sales of kitchen furniture are considered, too.

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  • The value and weight of the built-in appliances on the domestic sales of kitchen furniture are considered, too.
  • Kitchen furniture imports and exports in the 30 European countries considered, broken down by country and by geographical area of destination/origin.
  • Overview of the main distribution channels active on the European kitchen furniture market, at European level as a whole and for country clusters considered.
  • Addresses of about 380 European kitchen furniture companies are also provided.

Neustar Unveils UltraBot Protect to Deliver More Visibility Into and Control Over Web Application Traffic

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:37am

Neustar Inc. , a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today introduced UltraBot Protect to provide users with more visibility into, and control over, their application layer traffic.

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  • Neustar Inc. , a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, today introduced UltraBot Protect to provide users with more visibility into, and control over, their application layer traffic.
  • UltraBot Protect delivers enhanced capabilities that allow users to examine traffic patterns to determine risk, easily set rules, and block nefarious web application traffic, all through an intuitive, dynamic and comprehensive user interface or Neustars extensible API, both of which deliver actionable data and insights to better manage incoming traffic.
  • Neustars portfolio of application security products, which also includes UltraDDoS Protect and UltraWAF , utilises deep insights of network traffic to ensure users digital networks are secure across all touchpoints.
  • Newly augmented with the robust bot management capabilities of UltraBot Protect, it becomes even more powerful.

Arqit and Dentons Launch Secure Identity Product

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:27am

Arqit expects the market to accelerate further due to the advent of COVID-19 and the further adoption of quantum secure technology.

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  • Arqit expects the market to accelerate further due to the advent of COVID-19 and the further adoption of quantum secure technology.
  • Dentons (London) will be the pilot user and also intends to assist Arqit in distributing QuantumKeep to the legal services market where Dentons has relationships with independent firms.
  • It brings together Arqit's QuantumCloudTM encryption and the global compliance expertise of one of the world's largest law firms, to create the worlds first quantum secure identity management and compliance product suite.
  • This communication is being made in respect of the proposed transaction involving Arqit Limited (Arqit), Centricus Acquisition Corp. (Centricus) and Arqit Quantum Inc. (Pubco), a newly formed Cayman holding company.

UK Mobile Phone & Gadget Insurance Market 2021: 12.1 Million Adults Covered by Mobile Insurance and 5.7 Million by Gadget Insurance - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:26am

This report examines the motivations, experiences and opinions of UK consumers who own mobile phone and/or gadget insurance.

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  • This report examines the motivations, experiences and opinions of UK consumers who own mobile phone and/or gadget insurance.
  • Similar research was run in 2019 for mobile phone customers and the report compares and contrasts findings for mobile phone insurance between 2019 and 2021.
  • This generated 457 individuals who stated that they owned a mobile phone insurance policy and 215 who owned gadget insurance.
  • The report estimates that in 2021 around 12.1 million adults were covered by mobile phone insurance and 5.7 million by gadget insurance.

SWIFT Launches SWIFT Go, a Fast, Cost-Effective Service for Low-Value Cross-Border Payments

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:16am

Seven global banks, which collectively handle 33 million low-value cross-border payments per year, are already live with the service.

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  • Seven global banks, which collectively handle 33 million low-value cross-border payments per year, are already live with the service.
  • The SWIFT Go service builds on the high-speed rails of SWIFT gpi , which have transformed the speed and predictability of high-value payments.
  • It will further strengthen the capabilities of banks to serve their customers in the high-growth small business and consumer payments segments.
  • SWIFT Go was developed in close collaboration with the global SWIFT community and is underpinned by several key pillars:
    Speed: Tighter service levels between banks increase speed.

David Wertheimer and celebrity-backed venture fund announce new investment in Danish e-bike sensation MATE

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:04am

Danish e-bike brand MATE, made famous by record-breaking crowdfunding, secures multi-million euro direct investment from Mirabaud Asset Management through the Mirabaud Lifestyle Impact and Innovation fund (MLII), prompting David Wertheimer, Founding Partner of MLII, to call MATE by far the most fashionable e-bike brand.

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  • Danish e-bike brand MATE, made famous by record-breaking crowdfunding, secures multi-million euro direct investment from Mirabaud Asset Management through the Mirabaud Lifestyle Impact and Innovation fund (MLII), prompting David Wertheimer, Founding Partner of MLII, to call MATE by far the most fashionable e-bike brand.
  • Mirabaud Lifestyle Impact and Innovation (MLII), an investment fund managed by Mirabaud Asset Management, part of the CHF34bn Mirabaud Group , has entered into an agreement with Danish e-bike brand and company MATE.mothership A/S (MATE) for a 3m investment.
  • MATE already owns global celebrity clients and has recently launched great collaborations with lifestyle luxury brands , making MATE by far the most fashionable e-bike brand.
  • Simultaneously, MATE has managed to build in this short period a solid and interactive community of users.

FINBOURNE Integrates with FlexNOW Delivering Deep Integration Without Complex Implementation

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Servicing the entirety of the buy side, clients using LUSID with the FlexNOW integration will have the front to back power and flexibility to execute and manage complex multi asset strategies on a global scale.

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  • Servicing the entirety of the buy side, clients using LUSID with the FlexNOW integration will have the front to back power and flexibility to execute and manage complex multi asset strategies on a global scale.
  • The integration will empower clients with best execution even in the most challenging markets while ensuring they can manage their positions and risk on a real time basis.
  • Thomas Mchugh, co-founder and CEO of FINBOURNE said:
    FINBOURNE is changing the way the industry manages and interacts with its data, democratising the investment management processes and reducing complexity.
  • Adi Prnjavorac, General Manager - FlexNOW at FlexTrade Systems said:
    We are extremely excited to continue delivering innovative and customer-focused product and solutions together with our partners.

Onfido grows revenue over 100% year-over-year and reaches more than $100M ARR

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

This strong momentum was driven by over 200% year-over-year sales growth in the U.S., as well as significant partner program expansions.

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  • This strong momentum was driven by over 200% year-over-year sales growth in the U.S., as well as significant partner program expansions.
  • As the global economy recovers from COVID-19, real identity is a critical enabler of growth across all industries.
  • Our record growth underscores the continued market demand for identity verification and authentication solutions and were delivering to meet that demand, said Mike Tuchen, CEO of Onfido.
  • Onfido equips organizations with the tools they need to consistently scale to meet these demands and were only getting started.

Mindful, VHT’s Airport Queuing App, Reduces Traveler Stress, Maximizes Efficiency at SEA

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:13am

This is a fantastic example of how VHT places the customer in control, and the survey results show that travelers really love it.

Key Points: 
  • This is a fantastic example of how VHT places the customer in control, and the survey results show that travelers really love it.
  • With pandemic restrictions lifting, travel booming, and airports struggling to hire workers, airport queues are getting longer and longer.
  • Additional quotes and all the published results can be seen on VHTs Customer Perception Report: Airport Virtual Queueing , which was released on July 26, 2021.
  • (Alternative: The traveler scans a QR code in the airport and follows the prompts to enter the virtual line.)

Cedo Commits to Climate Neutrality By 2030

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Cedos remaining factories in Vietnam, Poland and the Netherlands are also on target to achieve climate neutrality over the next few years.

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  • Cedos remaining factories in Vietnam, Poland and the Netherlands are also on target to achieve climate neutrality over the next few years.
  • Cedos aim is to become a climate neutral business worldwide by 2030.
  • As we approach Earth Overshoot Day on 29 July, Cedo is one quarter of the way to achieving its 100 per cent renewable energy goal, which will see it becoming a climate neutral business by 2030.
  • By 2030 the business will be climate neutral across its global operations.

Prokarium Appoints Kristen Albright as Chief Executive Officer

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:00am

Prokarium, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the oncology field of microbial immunotherapy, today announced the appointment of Kristen Albright, PharmD, as Chief Executive Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Prokarium, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the oncology field of microbial immunotherapy, today announced the appointment of Kristen Albright, PharmD, as Chief Executive Officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005171/en/
    Kristen Albright, PharmD, Chief Executive Officer of Prokarium (Photo: Business Wire)
    Dr. Albright is an accomplished industry leader with broad experience in finance, business development and operations.
  • I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead Prokarium at such an exciting time as we advance into our next phase of growth, said Dr. Albright.
  • Prior to Prokarium, Dr. Albright was an investor at Osage University Partners, where she led several investments into life sciences companies.

Kasada Secures Strategic Partnership With IFC to Support the Hospitality Sector in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:30am

Kasada Capital Management (Kasada), the investment platform within Kasada Group dedicated to hospitality investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, today announced that IFC will form a partnership with Kasada Hospitality Fund LP by providing senior loan financing to accelerate Kasadas strategy of building a strong and resilient hotel portfolio across sub-Saharan Africa.

Key Points: 
  • Kasada Capital Management (Kasada), the investment platform within Kasada Group dedicated to hospitality investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, today announced that IFC will form a partnership with Kasada Hospitality Fund LP by providing senior loan financing to accelerate Kasadas strategy of building a strong and resilient hotel portfolio across sub-Saharan Africa.
  • IFC will extend up to US$160 million of debt funding to Kasada, backing its plan to support the hospitality sector and instil globally recognised ESG practices in its hotels.
  • IFC has established this strategic partnership with Kasada to help build a large-scale tourism platform and support the hospitality sector as it navigates the short- and long-term economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Kasada Capital Management is an independent investment platform within the Kasada group, dedicated to hospitality investments in Sub-Saharan Africa.

RtBrick Delivers a 4-fold Increase in Broadband Performance by Adding New Open Hardware Support

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:00am

These high-performance bare-metal-switches take telcos into a new era of choice and scale for both their networking hardware and their software.

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  • These high-performance bare-metal-switches take telcos into a new era of choice and scale for both their networking hardware and their software.
  • For example, RtBricks software transforms them into powerful Broadband Network Gateways (BNGs) for delivering broadband internet services, or generic IP/MPLS routers.
  • Thats why so many carriers are now looking to disaggregate their IP networks, using independent software and hardware.
  • To learn more about RtBricks pioneering approach to networking and the latest features of its open routing software, visit rtbrick.com .

NTT DATA UK Announces New Partnership with myGwork

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:00am

NTT DATA UK has announced a new partnership with myGwork as part of its ongoing D&I work.

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  • NTT DATA UK has announced a new partnership with myGwork as part of its ongoing D&I work.
  • As part of the partnership, the networking platform will feature news, jobs, and contributed articles from NTT DATA UK.
  • The partnership with myGwork is part of NTT DATA UK's work as a company that actively supports the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Through the partnership, NTT DATA UK hopes to build community and awareness around the benefits of nurturing an inclusive workforce.

Owl Labs Partners With Leading IT Provider Bechtle to Widen Distribution Across Europe

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

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  • Frank Weishaupt, CEO of Owl Labs says: Business leaders across Europe are increasingly embracing hybrid work post-pandemic, with our recent State of Hybrid Work report revealing that 89% of business leaders across Europe plan on having a hybrid workforce post-pandemic.
  • Owl Labs creates deeply immersive and inclusive meeting experiences for todays hybrid workforce and virtual classroom.
  • Owl Labs continues to champion the hybrid work movement with its annual State of Remote Work Report .
  • To learn more about Owl Labs and the full product suite and to join the Work From Anywhere Movement, please visit www.owllabs.com .

Reply Creative Challenge 2021: With an Idea Developed for easyJet, a Team of Young Students From Politecnico of Milan Wins the Competition

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:30am

With the project easyDream, team Watermelon won the 2021 edition of the Creative Challenge, the largest team-based competition in Europe for students and young creatives and part of the Reply Challenges program.

Key Points: 
  • With the project easyDream, team Watermelon won the 2021 edition of the Creative Challenge, the largest team-based competition in Europe for students and young creatives and part of the Reply Challenges program.
  • What the team managed to pull off in a single weekend is nothing short of amazing!
  • The Creative Challenge is part of the Reply Challenges 2021 competition series organized by Reply for young students, talents and technology enthusiasts to promote the culture of coding and stimulate digital innovation in the fields of creativity, cybersecurity and finance.
  • Reply [MTA, STAR: REY, ISIN: IT0005282865] specialises in the design and implementation of solutions based on new communication channels and digital media.

Altice Media Ads & Connect Extends Partnership With AdsWizz to Strengthen Audio Advertising Capabilities

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Following 4 years of partnership, AdsWizz has renewed its contract with Altice Media Ads & Connect, extending it to their full technology stack, including content delivery, dynamic ad insertion, programmatic and direct sales.

Key Points: 
  • Following 4 years of partnership, AdsWizz has renewed its contract with Altice Media Ads & Connect, extending it to their full technology stack, including content delivery, dynamic ad insertion, programmatic and direct sales.
  • Altice Media Ads & Connect is the first ACPM accredited partner to integrate the ACPM official ranking via the AdsWizz technology.
  • "We're really excited to be extending our partnership with Altice Media Ads & Connect to our full technology stack, enabling them to integrate the ACPM audience ranking thanks to our recent certification.
  • This will allow advertisers to gain even more trust in the highly engaged audience of the Altice Media Ads & Connect brands.

UrsaNav trials eLoran as vital GNSS backup using ADVA’s grandmaster clock solution

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that UrsaNav and ADVA have conducted an enhanced long-range navigation (eLoran) field trial using UrsaNavs eLoran receiver and ADVAs Oscilloquartz grandmaster clock technology.

Key Points: 
  • ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that UrsaNav and ADVA have conducted an enhanced long-range navigation (eLoran) field trial using UrsaNavs eLoran receiver and ADVAs Oscilloquartz grandmaster clock technology.
  • The successful demo shows that eLoran offers a robust and reliable backup for GPS and other GNSS and could be used to provide an assured position, navigation, and timing (PNT) service.
  • We have shown how our technology enables ADVAs grandmaster clock to receive UTC timing from the eLoran system for a period of several days with the same accuracy and stability as GPS.
  • UrsaNavs latest trial harnessed the OSA 5420 Series grandmaster clock with inbuilt GNSS receiver.

Beesafe and Compensa, Part of VIG Poland, Collaborate with Akur8 to Transform Their Pricing Process

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:00am

Akur8 is pleased to announce its collaboration with Beesafe and Compensa, two entities of VIG Poland, to enhance their pricing process.

Key Points: 
  • Akur8 is pleased to announce its collaboration with Beesafe and Compensa, two entities of VIG Poland, to enhance their pricing process.
  • VIG (Vienna Insurance Group) is one of the largest insurance groups in the world and one of the leading insurers in Austria and CEE countries.
  • By collaborating with Akur8 for their motor insurance lines, Compensa will further accelerate their digital transformation, transforming the very core pricing process.
  • Beesafe, a new, fully digital and direct entity created by VIG Poland, will be using Akur8 to launch their new product, leveraging the accelerated time-to-market benefits.

Elliptic Labs and Maxim Integrated Offer Low-Power Touchless Sensing Solutions to PC and Smart Speaker/TV Developers

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00am

Elliptic Labs and Maxim Integrated are targeting next-generation smart devices to run critical and innovative user experiences, like presence detection and 3D touchless gesture sensing, on Maxim Integrateds audio amplifier technology.

Key Points: 
  • Elliptic Labs and Maxim Integrated are targeting next-generation smart devices to run critical and innovative user experiences, like presence detection and 3D touchless gesture sensing, on Maxim Integrateds audio amplifier technology.
  • Collaborating with world-leading technology firms like Maxim Integrated shows the tremendous demand and value of our AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform, Laila Danielsen, CEO of Elliptic Labs, explained.
  • Elliptic Labs truly pushes the boundaries of our smart amplifiers beyond just great audio and into touchless sensing, shared Kevin Ko, business manager of audio solutions at Maxim Integrated.
  • Elliptic Labs AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform extends our audio amplifiers capabilities to enable designers and developers to provide unique sensing differentiation in their offerings at low power.

iXensor Levels Up PixoTest® COVID-19 Ag Test With the Launch of PixoHealth Data Management Platform as the Security Solution for the New Normalcy

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:30am
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005852/en/
    PixoHealth Pass Admin Solution empowers sustainable, safe reopening together with PixoTest POCT COVID-19 Antigen Test.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    iXensor launches the next generation of integrated COVID-19 screening solution, the PixoHealth Pass Admin App and Web Portal .
  • In addition, the PixoHealth Pass Admin Web Portal synchronizes multi-source COVID-19 related health data and rapid test results from PixoHealth Pass App users and PixoTest POCT Analyzer simultaneously.
  • The utilization of PixoHealth Pass Admin Web Portal, PixoTest POCT Analyzer and PixoHealth Pass App fully digitizes the data management processes with a one-time setup.

Juniper Research: Contactless Card Transaction Values to Reach $2.5 Trillion in 2021, Dominating the Contactless Landscape

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00am

A new report from Juniper Research has found that global contactless card transaction values will reach $2.5 trillion in 2021, from $1.7 trillion in 2020, with cards retaining the majority share of overall contactless transaction values at 79% in 2021.

Key Points: 
  • A new report from Juniper Research has found that global contactless card transaction values will reach $2.5 trillion in 2021, from $1.7 trillion in 2020, with cards retaining the majority share of overall contactless transaction values at 79% in 2021.
  • The pandemic has significantly accelerated an existing contactless card usage trend, and these value increases will be sustained beyond 2021 and into the future.
  • This shift has severely diminished the role of cash and created significant opportunities for card issuers to gain market share.
  • Juniper Research offers research and analytical services to the global hi-tech communications sector; providing consultancy, analyst reports and industry commentary.

Curaleaf International Launches Second Medical Cannabis Flower Product for UK Market

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00am

Curaleaf International (formerly EMMAC Life Sciences Group), (Curaleaf International), Europes largest vertically integrated cannabis company, is pleased to announce the launch of its second range of medical cannabis flower products for the UK market.

Key Points: 
  • Curaleaf International (formerly EMMAC Life Sciences Group), (Curaleaf International), Europes largest vertically integrated cannabis company, is pleased to announce the launch of its second range of medical cannabis flower products for the UK market.
  • The new products are being manufactured in the UK and will be an extension to Curaleaf Internationals existing range of medical cannabis flower and oil products.
  • Antonio Costanzo, CEO of Curaleaf International, commented: We are very pleased to extend our range of medical cannabis products for the UK market.
  • As a market leader, Curaleaf International is focused on solving the key patient and physician challenges relating to the price, accessibility, and sustainability of medical cannabis products.

NTT Solmare: Obey Me!, the Mobile Game With 4.5 Million Downloads Across 186 Countries and Region, Is Now Available on the QooApp Game Store!

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 7:00am

a dating simulation game for mobile platforms by NTT Solmare Corporation (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Toshiaki Asahi, hereafter referred to as NTT Solmare,) is now available on QooApp Limiteds QooApp Game Store, as of July 27, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • a dating simulation game for mobile platforms by NTT Solmare Corporation (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Toshiaki Asahi, hereafter referred to as NTT Solmare,) is now available on QooApp Limiteds QooApp Game Store, as of July 27, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005011/en/
    Obey Me!, the Mobile Game With 4.5 Million Downloads Across 186 Countries and region, Is Now Available on the QooApp Game Store!
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Obey Me!, a dating simulation game, has been distributed via Apples App Store, Googles Google Play Store, and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltds Samsung Galaxy Store.
  • to the QooApp Game Store, we hope that the game will be able to reach even more otome fans across the world.

Liberty Global Publishes 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:00am

Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK), one of the worlds leading converged broadband, video and communications companies, today publishes its Corporate Responsibility (CR) report for 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK), one of the worlds leading converged broadband, video and communications companies, today publishes its Corporate Responsibility (CR) report for 2020.
  • The report outlines some of the companys most important corporate responsibility achievements and milestones over the 12 months.
  • Mike Fries, CEO, Liberty Global comments: 2020 was unlike any other year in our lifetimes and I am incredibly proud of what we achieved when people needed us most.
  • Liberty Global (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) is a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications services.

Cat Rock Capital Issues Presentation on Just Eat Takeaway.com

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:00am

Cat Rock Capital Management LP (together with its affiliates, Cat Rock Capital), a long-term oriented investment firm and beneficial owner of approximately 10.0 million shares of the common stock of Just Eat Takeaway.com NV (Just Eat Takeaway.com, JET, or the Company) (LSE: JET, AMS: TKWY, NASDAQ: GRUB), representing circa 4.7% of Just Eat Takeaway.coms outstanding shares, today issues a public presentation on recent developments at the Company.

Key Points: 
  • Cat Rock Capital Management LP (together with its affiliates, Cat Rock Capital), a long-term oriented investment firm and beneficial owner of approximately 10.0 million shares of the common stock of Just Eat Takeaway.com NV (Just Eat Takeaway.com, JET, or the Company) (LSE: JET, AMS: TKWY, NASDAQ: GRUB), representing circa 4.7% of Just Eat Takeaway.coms outstanding shares, today issues a public presentation on recent developments at the Company.
  • Cat Rock Capital also comments:
    Cat Rock Capital has been a shareholder of Just Eat Takeaway.com and its predecessor companies for over four years, and we have intensively researched the global online food delivery sector over the past six years.
  • Cat Rock Capital Management LP and certain of its affiliates and controlling persons (collectively, Cat Rock Capital), is publishing this announcement solely for the information of other shareholders in Just Eat Takeaway.com NV (Just Eat Takeaway.com).
  • This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements and information that are based on Cat Rock Capitals beliefs, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, Cat Rock Capital.

Organon and ObsEva Enter Global License Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Ebopiprant (OBE022), an Investigational Agent Being Evaluated as a First-in-Class Treatment for Preterm Labor

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:00am

Ebopiprant is an investigational, orally active, selective prostaglandin F2 (PGF2) receptor antagonist being evaluated as a potential treatment for preterm labor by reducing inflammation and uterine contractions.

Key Points: 
  • Ebopiprant is an investigational, orally active, selective prostaglandin F2 (PGF2) receptor antagonist being evaluated as a potential treatment for preterm labor by reducing inflammation and uterine contractions.
  • Brian OCallaghan, CEO of ObsEva, commented, "Organon is the ideal partner for the development and commercialization of ebopiprant and we see this agreement as an important step in advancing this investigational agent.
  • Under the terms of the agreement, Organon will gain exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize ebopiprant.
  • In November 2020, ObsEva announced positive results from PROLONG, the Phase 2a proof-of-concept, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of ebopiprant in preterm labor.

TA Associates Announces Strategic Growth Investment in Elos Medtech

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:30am

TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has completed a majority growth investment in Elos Medtech AB (NASDAQ STOCKHOLM: ELOS B), a leading innovative full-service contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) in the global medical device market.

Key Points: 
  • TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has completed a majority growth investment in Elos Medtech AB (NASDAQ STOCKHOLM: ELOS B), a leading innovative full-service contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) in the global medical device market.
  • We have followed Elos Medtech for several years and have been highly impressed by the company and its management team, said Lovisa Lander, a Principal at TA.
  • We look forward to working with the Elos Medtech team to solidify its position as a global, high-quality development and manufacturing partner with a MedTech focus.
  • I am very pleased to welcome TA as the majority shareholder of Elos Medtech, said Jan Wahlstrm, CEO of Elos Medtech.

Ricardo Supports Mexico in Drive to Reduce Freight Emissions

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:01am

Experts from global energy and environment consultancy Ricardo are leading an international consortium to support the Mexican Governments plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the freight sector.

Key Points: 
  • Experts from global energy and environment consultancy Ricardo are leading an international consortium to support the Mexican Governments plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the freight sector.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005697/en/
    Ricardo supports Mexico in drive to reduce freight emissions (Photo: Business Wire)
    Over the next 12 months, specialists in sustainable transport will work with organisations, including Mexico-based Centro Mario Molina and Urbanistica, to provide advice to the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) as part of the Sustainable Transport Programme.
  • Ricardos focus will be on green freight, helping national and local policy makers, as well as freight operators based in Mexico, to reduce the climate change and air pollution impacts of the transport of goods through a series of practical actions.
  • The project will support the cooperation between Mexico and Germany, which aims to promote climate mitigation efforts in Mexicos road freight sector by supporting ministries, authorities and companies.

 Purdue Pharma L.P. Announces Preliminary Voting Results on Plan of Reorganization

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:05am

Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced preliminary voting results that show overwhelming support for its chapter 11 plan of reorganization (The Plan).

Key Points: 
  • Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced preliminary voting results that show overwhelming support for its chapter 11 plan of reorganization (The Plan).
  • Out of almost 5,000 state and local governmental creditors, almost 97% voted to accept the plan.
  • The preliminary voting results demonstrate a broad consensus among every organized creditor group in these proceedings, and we will continue to work for even greater consensus ahead of the confirmation hearings.
  • Purdue expects to make public the final voting results by August 2, but the tally is not expected to change materially from these preliminary results.

BCG Digital Ventures Collaborates With Unifrax and Clearlake to Advance Silicon Anode Technology for Lithium Ion Batteries

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 5:00am

SiFAB is a major breakthrough for the battery industry and will accelerate transition to renewable energy, said John Dandolph, CEO of Unifrax.

Key Points: 
  • SiFAB is a major breakthrough for the battery industry and will accelerate transition to renewable energy, said John Dandolph, CEO of Unifrax.
  • Our collaboration with BCG Digital Ventures combines our success in manufacturing and fiber-based technology with the firms expertise in accelerating innovative and sustainable ventures.
  • To learn more about BCGs and BCG Digital Ventures perspectives on climate innovation market opportunities, read The Next Generation of Climate Innovation .
  • BCG Digital Ventures (BCGDV) is the corporate innovation and digital business building arm of Boston Consulting Group.