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Jack in the Box Signs Seven Development Agreements in Q4 of Fiscal Year 2021 to Open 47 Stores

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:11am

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), one of the nations leading QSR chains, announced today it has awarded seven development agreements in Q4 of fiscal year 2021 to open 47 new restaurants.

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  • Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), one of the nations leading QSR chains, announced today it has awarded seven development agreements in Q4 of fiscal year 2021 to open 47 new restaurants.
  • In total, Jack in the Box has awarded 23 development agreements in fiscal year 2021 to build 111 stores over the course of the next several years.
  • Our franchisees want to grow with Jack in the Box and theres sizable demand for our brand in a variety of markets around the country.
  • Beshay owns 211 Jack in the Box restaurants and plans to open at least 30 additional locations within the next 5-8 years.

CDC ACIP Unanimously Votes to Provisionally Recommend Merck’s VAXNEUVANCE™ (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine) in Series with PNEUMOVAX ® 23 (Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent) as an Option for Pneumococcal Vaccination in Appropriate Adults

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:07am

In both groups, the ACIP voted to provisionally recommend vaccination either with a sequential regimen of VAXNEUVANCEfollowed by PNEUMOVAX23, or with a single dose of 20-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

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  • In both groups, the ACIP voted to provisionally recommend vaccination either with a sequential regimen of VAXNEUVANCEfollowed by PNEUMOVAX23, or with a single dose of 20-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
  • These updates would apply to adults who have not previously received a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine or whose previous pneumococcal vaccination history is unknown.
  • VAXNEUVANCE is contraindicated for individuals with a history of severe allergic reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any component of VAXNEUVANCE or to diphtheria toxoid.
  • PNEUMOVAX 23 is contraindicated in individuals with a history of a hypersensitivity reaction to any component of PNEUMOVAX 23.

BrainChip Begins Taking Orders of Akida AI Processor Development Kits

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:30am

BrainChip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN), (OTCQX: BRCHF), a leading provider of ultra-low power high performance artificial intelligence technology, today announced BrainChip will be taking orders of two development kits for its Akida advanced neural networking processor, enabling partners, large enterprises, and OEMs to begin internal testing and validation of Akidas high-performance, small, ultra-low power AI chip.

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  • BrainChip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN), (OTCQX: BRCHF), a leading provider of ultra-low power high performance artificial intelligence technology, today announced BrainChip will be taking orders of two development kits for its Akida advanced neural networking processor, enabling partners, large enterprises, and OEMs to begin internal testing and validation of Akidas high-performance, small, ultra-low power AI chip.
  • Akida NSoC and intellectual property enable a wide array of edge AI capabilities that include continuous learning and inference.
  • BrainChip is offering two development kits, both including the AKD1000 chip on a mini-PCI board: an X86 Shuttle PC development kit, as well as an ARM-based Raspberry Pi development kit.
  • Development kits for Akida-based applications and solutions evolving to production status are a step toward joining the neuromorphic revolution for edge AI applications.

New Zealand Podcast Ranker Launched

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:30pm

Triton Digital , the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced today the release of the first New Zealand Podcast Ranker .

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  • Triton Digital , the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced today the release of the first New Zealand Podcast Ranker .
  • The Ranker provides insight into the Top 100 Podcasts as well as the Top 8 Networks in New Zealand from 1 September through 30 September, 2021, as measured by Tritons Podcast Metrics measurement service.
  • This initiative has been launched with the RBA and its members, along with international participation, but it is expected more Podcast publishers will join the ranker in the coming months.
  • The Top 100 Podcast Ranker and Top Network Ranker are ranked by monthly listeners, in accordance with the latest IAB Podcast Technical Measurement Guidelines.

Ricardo Wins Riyadh Air Quality Contract

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:01am

World-class environmental, engineering and strategic consulting company Ricardo will be continuing to provide key air quality monitoring and data analysis in the Middle East with a new three-year agreement.

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  • World-class environmental, engineering and strategic consulting company Ricardo will be continuing to provide key air quality monitoring and data analysis in the Middle East with a new three-year agreement.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211020005973/en/
    Ricardo signs Riyadh Air Quality Contract (Photo: Business Wire)
    Working in collaboration with air monitoring equipment supplier, Envirozone LLC, Ricardo will quality assure, audit and ratify data from a world class monitoring network in Saudi Arabias capital for the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC).
  • The initial agreement was previously extended and now the new contract will provide a further three years work for Ricardo.
  • Ricardo has been at the forefront of air quality measurements and the associated quality assurance and control of those data for more than five decades.

Shift4 Payments Announces Date of Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:56pm

Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR), the leader in integrated payment processing solutions, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2021 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

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  • Shift4 Payments (NYSE: FOUR), the leader in integrated payment processing solutions, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2021 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
  • Management will also host a conference call on the day of the release (November 10, 2021) at 8:30 am ET to discuss the results.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211020006125/en/
    To register for this conference call, please use this link .
  • The conference call will also be webcast live through Shift4 Payments investor relations website at https://investors.shift4.com/overview/default.aspx .

OPUM AI Platform to Optimize Knee Care for Habit Health Patients

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:48pm

Habit Health will use OPUMs expertise to support and optimize clinical decision making while delivering cost efficiencies over the course of patients care journeys.

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  • Habit Health will use OPUMs expertise to support and optimize clinical decision making while delivering cost efficiencies over the course of patients care journeys.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211020006118/en/
    OPUMs partnership with Habit Health leverages OPUM LabTM predictive AI models to guide recovery from injury and progress through the care pathway.
  • The AI algorithms, based on a decade of research, help optimize care planning to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Habit Health support people in their communities to optimize health and live their best lives.

Ventas Announces Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:47pm

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) will issue its third quarter 2021 earnings release prior to the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, November 5, 2021.

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  • Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) will issue its third quarter 2021 earnings release prior to the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, November 5, 2021.
  • A conference call to discuss those earnings will be held at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).
  • The dial-in number for the conference call is (833) 968-1984 (or +1 (778) 560-2824 for international callers), and the participant passcode is 8199926.
  • Ventas, an S&P 500 company, operates at the intersection of two powerful and dynamic industries healthcare and real estate.