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Can-Fite Reports Positive Top Line Results from its Phase II NASH Study with Namodenoson

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Prof. Rifaat Safadi commented, We are very pleased with the outcome of this study which shows clear efficacy and safety.

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  • Prof. Rifaat Safadi commented, We are very pleased with the outcome of this study which shows clear efficacy and safety.
  • Namodenoson was evaluated in Phase II trials for two indications, as a second line treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma, and as a treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
  • Can-Fite's liver cancer drug, Namodenoson, recently completed a Phase II trial for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, and is in a Phase II trial for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
  • Many factors could cause Can-Fites actual activities or results to differ materially from the activities and results anticipated in such forward-looking statements.

Sixgill’s Deep and Dark Web Threat Intelligence Solution Integrates with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR to Accelerate and Contextualize Incident Response

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Sixgill , a leading cyber threat intelligence company, today announced that its Deep and Dark Web Threat Intelligence Solution, an automated and contextual cyber threat intelligence solution, will integrate with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR , the industrys first extended security, orchestration, automation and response platform with native threat intel management that empowers security leaders with instant capabilities against threats across their entire enterprise.

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  • Sixgill , a leading cyber threat intelligence company, today announced that its Deep and Dark Web Threat Intelligence Solution, an automated and contextual cyber threat intelligence solution, will integrate with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR , the industrys first extended security, orchestration, automation and response platform with native threat intel management that empowers security leaders with instant capabilities against threats across their entire enterprise.
  • Through this integration, Sixgill and Cortex XSOAR are enabling customers to scale and accelerate their incident response by combining deep and dark web intelligence with automation, which allows them to better anticipate attacks and proactively protect themselves.
  • Malicious actors continue to develop sophisticated new attacks with increased frequency, said Rishi Bhargava, vice president of product strategy, Cortex XSOAR at Palo Alto Networks.
  • Darkfeed is the most powerful source of automated, real-time threat intelligence from the deep, dark and surface web.

Vantage Data Centers Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Next Generation Data (NGD), Owner of Europe’s Largest Data Center Campus

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with InfraVia Capital Partners, along with the two founders of the business, to acquire Next Generation Data (NGD).

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  • Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with InfraVia Capital Partners, along with the two founders of the business, to acquire Next Generation Data (NGD).
  • This acquisition will provide Vantage customers with access to Europes largest data center campus totaling 180MW, including an existing 72MW facility and 108MW of expansion capacity.
  • Located on 50-acres, the existing NGD data center is a Tier III facility using 100% renewable energy.
  • Vantage Data Centers powers, cools, protects and connects the technology of the worlds well-known hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises.

AXIS Insurance Names Michael Carr Head of U.S. Excess & Surplus Property

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

AXIS Insurance, a division of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), announced today that Michael Carr has been named the Head of U.S.

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  • AXIS Insurance, a division of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited ("AXIS Capital") (NYSE:AXS), announced today that Michael Carr has been named the Head of U.S.
  • In this role, Mr. Carr will be responsible for developing and executing AXIS Insurances E&S Property underwriting strategy and achieving profitable growth along with quality and diversification of its underwriting portfolio.
  • Mr. Carr reports into Carlton Maner, CEO of AXIS Insurances U.S. Division, and is based in the Companys Alpharetta, Georgia, office.
  • Prior to joining AXIS, Mr. Carr was Executive Vice President and Head of Property at Ethos Specialty Insurance Services.

GlycoMimetics Appoints Dr. Myra Rosario Herrle as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:15pm

GlycoMimetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLYC) today announced that veteran regulatory expert Myra Rosario Herrle, PhD, RPh, RAC, has joined the executive management team as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs.

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  • GlycoMimetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLYC) today announced that veteran regulatory expert Myra Rosario Herrle, PhD, RPh, RAC, has joined the executive management team as Vice President, Regulatory Affairs.
  • Dr. Herrle brings 25 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with 15 years of regulatory experience and a deep background in oncology -- to her role at GlycoMimetics.
  • Most recently, she served as Senior Director, Oncology Global Regulatory Strategy at AbbVie.
  • Previously, she held positions of increasing responsibility at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, including Associate Director of Oncology Regulatory Affairs, Global Program Regulatory Director and Global Therapeutic Area Lead (Executive Director).

ETFMG and Wedbush Collaborate on Pure-Play Global Cloud Computing ETF: IVES

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:08pm

ETFMG, leading thematic ETF issuer, in collaboration with Wedbush Securities, leading financial services and investment banking firm, launches the Wedbush ETFMG Global Cloud Technology ETF (NYSE Arca: IVES)*, answering investor demand for direct access to a pure-play cloud technology product.

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  • ETFMG, leading thematic ETF issuer, in collaboration with Wedbush Securities, leading financial services and investment banking firm, launches the Wedbush ETFMG Global Cloud Technology ETF (NYSE Arca: IVES)*, answering investor demand for direct access to a pure-play cloud technology product.
  • The IVES ETF is a pure-play on the global cloud theme, maintaining small to mid-cap infrastructure players by focusing on vendors and companies driving the backbone of cloud computing, poised to capture a major portion of cloud spending.
  • We are extremely proud to bring this unique thematic ETF to market alongside Wedbush and cloud technology expert, Dan Ives, says Sam Masucci, Founder and CEO of ETFMG.
  • *Effective April 7, 2020, the Funds name (previously the ETFMG Drone Economy Strategy ETF, NYSE Arca: IFLY) has changed to the Wedbush ETFMG Global Cloud Technology ETF (NYSE Arca: IVES).

AkzoNobel Partners With Orange Business Services to Drive Digital Transformation With Secure End-to-end Global Connectivity Services

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

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  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Orange is providing a range of services, including software-defined WAN and LAN, multisourcing service integration (MSI), security and consulting services for AkzoNobels global connectivity transformation.
  • As a global digital services integrator, Orange will manage services and technologies from multiple network and voice vendors for AkzoNobel using an MSI model.
  • Orange Business Services is a network-native digital services company and the global enterprise division of the Orange Group.
  • Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trademarks of Orange or Orange Brand Services Limited.

A Comprehensive Guide for Tackling the Modern Last Mile Challenge with Advanced Analytics | Quantzig’s FREE Resource

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:25pm

Quantzig, a global data analytics and advisory firm, that delivers actionable analytics solutions to resolve complex business problems announces the completion of its free resource on How Analytics Can Help Tackle The Last Mile Delivery Challenge .

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  • Quantzig, a global data analytics and advisory firm, that delivers actionable analytics solutions to resolve complex business problems announces the completion of its free resource on How Analytics Can Help Tackle The Last Mile Delivery Challenge .
  • Weve got the right solutions to help you address all your last mile challenges.
  • Download the free resource for comprehensive insights: https://bit.ly/3bUyKfJ
    Though establishments can transport large amounts of goods in cargos from miles across the world, it is the last mile delivery that is often the biggest challenge.
  • Book a FREE solution demo to gain comprehensive insights into how you can tackle the last mile challenge with analytics.

Chatmeter Report Provides Actionable Steps for Grocery Brands to Maintain Local Reputation Amidst Crisis

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Chatmeter , the leader in local search marketing and review management, today releases new insights that support grocery brands amidst the fast-evolving impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in the US.

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  • Chatmeter , the leader in local search marketing and review management, today releases new insights that support grocery brands amidst the fast-evolving impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in the US.
  • Chatmeters Local Brand Report : Reputations Role in The Grocery Industry provides actionable steps for reaching and supporting local shoppers now while protecting brand reputation over time.
  • To ensure brands have the insights and benchmarks to best prioritize marketing and customer engagement during this transitory time, Chatmeter analyzed real customer and business data of 10 top US grocery brands.
  • Chatmeter collected data across a sample size of 50 locations for each of the 10 grocery brands in the report.

Rockefeller Capital Management Hires Brian Riley as Managing Director of Pacific Northwest Division

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Integrated financial advisory firm Rockefeller Capital Management today announced the appointment of industry veteran Brian Riley as the Head of its San Francisco Office and Managing Director of its Pacific Northwest Division for Rockefeller Private Wealth Management.

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  • Integrated financial advisory firm Rockefeller Capital Management today announced the appointment of industry veteran Brian Riley as the Head of its San Francisco Office and Managing Director of its Pacific Northwest Division for Rockefeller Private Wealth Management.
  • In his role, Brian will be responsible for leading and expanding Rockefellers business and stable of elite Private Wealth Advisor teams in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Brian will report to Chris Dupuy, National Field Director for Rockefeller Private Wealth Management.
  • Rockefeller Capital Management is a leading independent, privately-owned financial services firm offering global family office, asset management and strategic advisory services to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, institutions and corporations.

Gap Inc. to Participate on Baird Sponsored Conference Call

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:15pm

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Katrina OConnell will participate in an investor conference call sponsored by Baird on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss actions the company is taking in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Katrina OConnell will participate in an investor conference call sponsored by Baird on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss actions the company is taking in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
  • A link to the call recording will be made available at the investors section of www.gapinc.com following the call.
  • This conference call may contain forward-looking statements within the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
  • Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through company-operated stores, franchise stores, and e-commerce sites.

EZ Texting Appoints Josh Siegel as Chief Product Officer

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

EZ Texting , the leader in SMS marketing software for business, today announces the appointment of Josh Siegel as Chief Product Officer.

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  • EZ Texting , the leader in SMS marketing software for business, today announces the appointment of Josh Siegel as Chief Product Officer.
  • With significant SaaS experience, Josh enables EZ Texting to grow its offerings and better serve unmet customer needs.
  • His customer focus and experience in companies of all sizes are why we felt Josh was such a great fit with EZ Texting.
  • EZ Texting has the ability to pursue product innovation while furthering its position as a category leader for mobile communication tools for SMBs, said Siegel.

Digi International to Release Second Fiscal Quarter 2020 Earnings Results and Host Conference Call on May 7, 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Digi International Inc. (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of mission-critical Internet of Things (IoT) products, services and solutions, will release its financial results for the second fiscal quarter 2020 on Thursday, May 7, 2020, after market close, at approximately 4:00 p.m.

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  • Digi International Inc. (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading global provider of mission-critical Internet of Things (IoT) products, services and solutions, will release its financial results for the second fiscal quarter 2020 on Thursday, May 7, 2020, after market close, at approximately 4:00 p.m.
  • Ron Konezny, CEO, and Jamie Loch, CFO, will host a conference call later the same day, at 5:00 p.m.
  • Participants may access a live webcast of the conference call through the investor relations section of Digis website, www.digi.com .
  • Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) is a leading global provider of Internet of Things ("IoT") products, services and solutions.

First American Financial Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

The call will follow the release of the companys earnings results for the first quarter of 2020, which is scheduled earlier that day at 6:45 a.m. EDT.

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  • The call will follow the release of the companys earnings results for the first quarter of 2020, which is scheduled earlier that day at 6:45 a.m. EDT.
  • An audio replay of the conference call will be available through May 7, 2020 by dialing 201-612-7415 and using the conference ID 13701584.
  • An audio archive of the call and a copy of the first-quarter 2020 earnings release, including the financial information contained therein, will also be available on First Americans investor website.
  • In 2020, First American was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the fifth consecutive year.

Within 48 Hours, Five9 Enables New Small Business COVID-19 Relief Hotline to Support Up to 30,000 Concurrent Calls

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

The coronavirus has impacted businesses unlike anything we have seen during this unprecedented time, said Dan Burkland, Five9 President.

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  • The coronavirus has impacted businesses unlike anything we have seen during this unprecedented time, said Dan Burkland, Five9 President.
  • As businesses figure out their next steps, Five9 is proud to power initiatives to give small business owners access to vital information during these uncertain times.
  • When small business owners dial the hotline, the call is routed via the telecommunications provider to the Five9 cloud infrastructure where the call is then routed to leading business process outsourcers to help process small business loans and lines of credit.
  • In this particular instance, the Five9 contact center is equipped to handle the traffic of 30,000 concurrent inbound calls.

Beam Therapeutics Licenses SIRION Biotech’s LentiBOOST™ Technology for its CAR-T pipeline

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

SIRION Biotech GmbH announced today that Beam Therapeutics licensed rights to use SIRION Biotechs LentiBOOST for use in their CAR-T cell products.

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  • SIRION Biotech GmbH announced today that Beam Therapeutics licensed rights to use SIRION Biotechs LentiBOOST for use in their CAR-T cell products.
  • Beam Therapeutics is developing a new generation of CAR-T product candidates using its proprietary base editing technology.
  • Under the terms of this agreement, SIRION agreed to provide Beam with non-exclusive access to its proprietary lentiviral transduction enhancer LentiBOOST for clinical development and commercialization of Beams portfolio of CAR-T programs.
  • We are delighted that the LentiBOOST technology may help Beam further enhance the clinical success of its CAR-T pipeline.

Acquia Appoints New Leadership Team Members

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Digital experience company Acquia today announced the appointment of three longtime technology professionals to executive roles leading engineering, information security and product marketing.

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  • Digital experience company Acquia today announced the appointment of three longtime technology professionals to executive roles leading engineering, information security and product marketing.
  • Driven by a combination of organic growth and acquisitions, in 2019 Acquia achieved its highest annual recurring revenue (ARR) increase and renewal rate in company history.
  • Bringing to Acquia more than two decades of experience, Cochrane most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer, SAP customer experience, where he was responsible for creating SAPs Customer Experience global marketing team.
  • At Acquia, we believe in the power of community - giving our customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms.

CoolSys Provides Sneeze Guard Installation Services at Grocery and Retail Check-Out Counters to Help Prevent COVID-19 Transmission

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:30pm

During this challenging time, we are doing whatever we can to respond to the needs of our customers to prevent transmission of COVID-19, comments Adam Coffey, CEO at CoolSys.

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  • During this challenging time, we are doing whatever we can to respond to the needs of our customers to prevent transmission of COVID-19, comments Adam Coffey, CEO at CoolSys.
  • By installing sneeze guard plexi-glass panels at the point of purchase, retail stores can add another layer of safety and peace of mind for customers and employees.
  • While sneeze guards are already commonly used in grocery and food-service locations at self-serve food bars and other areas that require a protective barrier, their installation at check-out counters represents a new measure in the effort to contain and prevent COVID-19 transmission.
  • CoolSys and its family of companies has already installed sneeze guards at multiple locations of leading grocery-chains and is expanding these services nationwide to meet growing demand.

AeroVironment Awarded $10.7 Million Puma™ 3 AE Contract for United States Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:10pm

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced its receipt of a $10,677,987 firm-fixed-price contract award for Puma 3 AE systems and spares on Feb. 18, 2020 for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) Program.

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  • AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced its receipt of a $10,677,987 firm-fixed-price contract award for Puma 3 AE systems and spares on Feb. 18, 2020 for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) Program.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005236/en/
    U.S. Marine hand-launches AeroVironments Puma 3 AE unmanned aircraft.
  • The AeroVironment Puma 3 AE is a fully man-portable unmanned aircraft system designed for land and maritime operations.
  • The RQ-20A/B Puma , Puma LE , RQ-11B Raven, RQ-12A Wasp , together with the VAPOR Helicopter comprise AeroVironments family of tactical unmanned aircraft systems.

Dataiku 7 Enhances Integration With Microsoft 365 for Real-Time AI Collaboration at Scale

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Dataiku , one of the worlds leading Enterprise AI and machine learning platforms, announced the release of Dataiku 7, bringing further integration with Microsoft 365 services including Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive, enabling customers using Teams to directly track and share changes made to their AI projects.

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  • Dataiku , one of the worlds leading Enterprise AI and machine learning platforms, announced the release of Dataiku 7, bringing further integration with Microsoft 365 services including Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive, enabling customers using Teams to directly track and share changes made to their AI projects.
  • Mike Ammerlaan, Director of the Microsoft 365 Ecosystem at Microsoft said, We are pleased to see Dataiku further expand its platform to deliver enhanced features focused on collaboration for our customers AI initiatives.
  • Dataiku is the centralized data platform that democratizes the use of data science, machine learning, and AI in the enterprise.
  • With Dataiku, businesses are uniquely empowered to move along their data journey from data preparation to analytics at scale to Enterprise AI.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $9.1 Million Order from U.S. Army for Mobile Satellite Equipment

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

SNAP terminals provide quick and mobile satellite communications capabilities to personnel in the field.

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  • SNAP terminals provide quick and mobile satellite communications capabilities to personnel in the field.
  • The contract has been funded $87.0 million to date.
  • Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions.
  • Certain information in this press release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and uncertainties.

Know Labs Granted Patent for its Bio-RFID™ Technology

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Know Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: KNWN), an emerging leader in non-invasive medical diagnostics, today announced that it has been granted a patent on its Bio-RFID technology.

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  • Know Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: KNWN), an emerging leader in non-invasive medical diagnostics, today announced that it has been granted a patent on its Bio-RFID technology.
  • Phil Bosua, Know Labs CEO and inventor of the Bio-RFID technology, said, We are extremely pleased and proud to obtain this patent.
  • Know Labs first focus with its Bio-RFID technology is the wearable non-invasive continuous monitoring of blood glucose levels, an important breakthrough for the diabetes community.
  • As a platform technology, the monitoring of blood glucose is the first of many diagnostics Know Labs will pursue.

SyncDog Supports Rapid Deployment of Secure Mobile Workspace in Response to COVID-19

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

SyncDog, Inc. , the leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for next generation mobile security and data loss prevention, today announced free access to their Trusted Mobile Workspace application in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • SyncDog, Inc. , the leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) for next generation mobile security and data loss prevention, today announced free access to their Trusted Mobile Workspace application in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Secure.Systems delivers a suite of mobile productivity applications that encrypt corporate data and can be seamlessly integrated into any existing mobile device on any carrier.
  • In the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, many organizations are finding they do not have the tools in place to transition to remote work in a rapid or secure fashion.
  • SyncDog is the leading ISV for building mobile frameworks that extend app functionality to devices while securing corporate and government networks from mobile-endpoint threats.

Airship Offers Web Notification Service for Free to Businesses

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Customer engagement company Airship today announced that its making its web notification solution available at no cost to businesses for 90 days.

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  • Customer engagement company Airship today announced that its making its web notification solution available at no cost to businesses for 90 days.
  • Airship web notifications help brands reach their customers on mobile and desktop browsers in real-time, even if they are not actively on the website or in their web browser.
  • Web notifications are simple for businesses of any size to enable with minimal development resources needed and offer high-visibility messaging to customers that may want additional channels for brand communication.
  • Learn more about the latest web notification best practices on Airships blog , and take advantage of this 90 day offer .

Intel Commits $50 Million with Pandemic Response Technology Initiative to Combat Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Whats New: Today, Intel is pledging an additional $50 million in a pandemic response technology initiative to combat the coronavirus through accelerating access to technology at the point of patient care, speeding scientific research and ensuring access to online learning for students.

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  • Whats New: Today, Intel is pledging an additional $50 million in a pandemic response technology initiative to combat the coronavirus through accelerating access to technology at the point of patient care, speeding scientific research and ensuring access to online learning for students.
  • Intel is committed to accelerating access to technology that can combat the current pandemic and enable new technology and scientific discovery that better prepares society for future crises.
  • Coronavirus Relief to Date: This technology response initiative builds on Intels prior announcements of $10 million in donations that are supporting local communities during this critical time.
  • Intel, the Intel logo and other Intel marks are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries.

Windstream Wholesale and Infinera Mark Industry First with Successful Trial of LR8-Based 400GbE Client-Side Services

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:30pm

This achievement enhances Windstreams ability to meet the ever-expanding bandwidth needs of its largest customers and solidify its position as an industry leader in wholesale services.

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  • This achievement enhances Windstreams ability to meet the ever-expanding bandwidth needs of its largest customers and solidify its position as an industry leader in wholesale services.
  • The ability to support 400GbE services with a wide-variety of client interfaces and to carry those services across metro, regional and long-haul distances enables Windstream to seamlessly support their customers evolving connectivity needs.
  • Our customers bandwidth requirements are growing rapidly, and Windstream is increasing network capacity to meet this demand, said Buddy Bayer, chief network officer at Windstream.
  • Windstream provides data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the U.S.

Client of Fitch Law Partners LLP Settles Trade Secret Misappropriation Case with Hasbro, Inc.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Pawelko says, " Jonathan W. Fitch , Nathalie K. Salomon , Ryan M. Cunningham and Terrance D. Lanier successfully represented me in the misappropriation of trade secret and breach of contract lawsuit that I brought against Hasbro.

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  • Pawelko says, " Jonathan W. Fitch , Nathalie K. Salomon , Ryan M. Cunningham and Terrance D. Lanier successfully represented me in the misappropriation of trade secret and breach of contract lawsuit that I brought against Hasbro.
  • The FITCH team had the focus and intelligence to understand and remember everything from top to bottom.
  • Throughout the entire process they were always well prepared, professional, sensitive to my concerns, and had all the right answers.
  • FITCH is listed as a Best Law Firm in America and as an AV Preeminent law firm in the Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory.

XIFIN Announces COVID-19 Advocacy Efforts to Support Diagnostic Labs in Response to Pandemic

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

As a committed partner to diagnostic providers and the healthcare industry, XIFIN today announced dedicated efforts to bring important payor information and testing resources closer to labs on the front lines of diagnostics for COVID-19.

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  • As a committed partner to diagnostic providers and the healthcare industry, XIFIN today announced dedicated efforts to bring important payor information and testing resources closer to labs on the front lines of diagnostics for COVID-19.
  • XIFIN has always provided support and advocacy for the diagnostic community, and today we are helping our partners determine how to best operate in this environment.
  • For more information on how to get involved or to list unused items in certifiable condition, please visit the XIFIN blog .
  • To learn more, visit www.XIFIN.com , follow XIFIN on Twitter and LinkedIn , or subscribe to the XIFIN blog .

Twilio Welcomes Christy Lake as Chief People Officer

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Twilio (NYSE:TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that Christy Lake is joining the company as its Chief People Officer.

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  • Twilio (NYSE:TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that Christy Lake is joining the company as its Chief People Officer.
  • Twilios people and values are the most important factors of our success as a company, said Jeff Lawson, co-founder and chief executive officer at Twilio.
  • Most recently, Lake was the Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer at Box, where she evolved the People function by investing in diversity and inclusion.
  • Lake joins the Twilio leadership team as Chief People Officer effective immediately.

Cloudinary Launches Enhanced WordPress Plugin, Named a WordPress VIP Technology Partner

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Developed in collaboration with XWP , a leading engineering firm and WordPress VIP Gold Agency Partner, the Cloudinary for WordPress Plugin is available for free to WordPress users here .

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  • Developed in collaboration with XWP , a leading engineering firm and WordPress VIP Gold Agency Partner, the Cloudinary for WordPress Plugin is available for free to WordPress users here .
  • WordPress VIP is experiencing significant growth and were poised to deliver transformational results for brands who require best-in-class digital experiences, said WordPress VIP CEO Nick Gernert.
  • Were excited to welcome Cloudinary alongside our existing community to help us deliver on the most demanding implementations of enterprise WordPress.
  • We were thrilled to work with Cloudinary on this enhanced version of their WordPress plugin and believe that its an ideal media solution for websites of all kinds.

Nepris Gives Students and Parents Free Access to Live Discussions with Experts and to a Library of 9,000 Archived Sessions

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:10pm

Nepris is providing a free parent resource to families to keep children engaged and learning while sheltering in place.

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  • Nepris is providing a free parent resource to families to keep children engaged and learning while sheltering in place.
  • They also now have unlimited access to the Nepris Video Library of over 9,000 archived videos.
  • Nepris has connected students with industry professionals who work in a wide variety of jobs, from cosmetology to engineering.
  • Nearly a half-million students have participated in a Nepris virtual session or have viewed one of the 10,000 hours of videos in its library.

Split Integrates with mParticle to Help Enterprises Understand the Impact of New Features on the Customer Experience

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

mParticle allows for the centralization, management and activation of customer and engagement data across any channel.

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  • mParticle allows for the centralization, management and activation of customer and engagement data across any channel.
  • Split is the first feature delivery platform to add this bi-directional data integration with mParticle.
  • By using existing customer data from mParticle, enterprises can run full-stack experiments and A/B tests that prove out which features perform best for both the customers and the business.
  • Splits Feature Delivery Platform pairs the speed and reliability of feature flags with data to measure the impact of every feature.

James Ruotolo joins Grant Thornton to bolster fraud risk capabilities

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:01pm

James Ruotolo has joined Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC as a Fraud Risk senior manager.

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  • James Ruotolo has joined Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC as a Fraud Risk senior manager.
  • James brings an exceptional depth of knowledge in fraud risk and advanced analytics to prevent and detect fraud, said Linda Miller, principal and Fraud and Financial Crimes practice leader at Grant Thornton Public Sector.
  • Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the worlds leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.
  • Grant Thornton refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL).

Bank of Marin Bancorp to Webcast Q1 Earnings Monday, April 20 at 8:30 a.m. PT

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Bank of Marin Bancorp (Nasdaq: BMRC) will present its first quarter earnings call via webcast on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. PT/11:30 a.m.

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  • Bank of Marin Bancorp (Nasdaq: BMRC) will present its first quarter earnings call via webcast on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. PT/11:30 a.m.
  • Investors will have the opportunity to listen to the webcast online through Bank of Marins website at https://www.bankofmarin.com under Investor Relations.
  • Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Novato, Bank of Marin is the wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Marin Bancorp (Nasdaq: BMRC).
  • Bank of Marin Bancorp is included in the Russell 2000 Small-Cap Index and Nasdaq ABA Community Bank Index.

Igloo and Guy Fieri Team Up to Introduce a Playmate Cooler Supporting Restaurant Relief America

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Suddenly, taking your kids camping on the weekend became easy and cross-country road trips became a summer vacation staple.

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  • Suddenly, taking your kids camping on the weekend became easy and cross-country road trips became a summer vacation staple.
  • NRAEF programs include:
    Scholarships financial assistance for students pursuing restaurant, foodservice and hospitality degrees
    For more information on the NRAEF, visit ChooseRestaurants.org .
  • About Guy Fieri: Chef, restaurateur, New York Times Best Selling author and Emmy Award-winning TV host, Guy Fieri, is one of the world's most recognizable and influential culinary stars.
  • Upon his graduation, Guy jumped headfirst into the restaurant business, ultimately opening his own casual dining concepts in Northern California.

Lionrock, the Leading Telehealth Provider for Substance Abuse Treatment, Secures $7M in Funding to Help Millions in Need of Care

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

He and his co-founders built Lionrock to prove that those struggling with substance abuse can receive effective treatment from the privacy of home, via secure video conference.

Key Points: 
  • He and his co-founders built Lionrock to prove that those struggling with substance abuse can receive effective treatment from the privacy of home, via secure video conference.
  • Today, the company is the largest national telehealth provider for SUD treatment, operating with counselors licensed in 47 states.
  • Founded in 2010, Lionrock is the leading telehealth provider of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery services in the United States.
  • Lionrock provides evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders, at the Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Outpatient levels of care, including medication-assisted treatment, and continuing care.

Notice of Lead Plaintiff Deadline for Shareholders in the Canaan Inc. Securities Class Action Lawsuit

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 permits any investor who purchased Canaan securities pursuant to the IPO to seek appointment as lead plaintiff in the Canaan securities class action lawsuit.

Key Points: 
  • The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 permits any investor who purchased Canaan securities pursuant to the IPO to seek appointment as lead plaintiff in the Canaan securities class action lawsuit.
  • A lead plaintiff acts on behalf of all other class members in directing the Canaan securities class action lawsuit.
  • The lead plaintiff can select a law firm of its choice to litigate the Canaan securities class action lawsuit.
  • Lead plaintiff motions for the Canaan securities class action lawsuit must be filed with the court no later than May 4, 2020.

Jay Denton Joins ThinkWhy as Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence and Chief Innovation Officer

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

ThinkWhy , a SaaS platform helping companies navigate an evolving labor market, welcomes Jay Denton as Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence and Chief Innovation Officer.

Key Points: 
  • ThinkWhy , a SaaS platform helping companies navigate an evolving labor market, welcomes Jay Denton as Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence and Chief Innovation Officer.
  • Now more than ever, businesses need labor market intelligence and I am honored to join ThinkWhy at such a critical time for the business world, said Denton.
  • Prior to joining ThinkWhy, Denton was Senior Vice President of Business Intelligence at one of the largest U.S. multifamily investment and management firms, Bell Partners.
  • As our Chief Innovation Officer, Denton will support ThinkWhys mission to provide businesses with a strategic labor market advantage, now and during the economic recovery ahead.

Verato Announces Telehealth Identity Bridge

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Verato , a leading provider of next-generation identity resolution services, today announced the launch of Telehealth Identity Bridge , a collaborative solution that supports healthcare providers who are rapidly adopting on-demand telehealth capabilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • Verato , a leading provider of next-generation identity resolution services, today announced the launch of Telehealth Identity Bridge , a collaborative solution that supports healthcare providers who are rapidly adopting on-demand telehealth capabilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Inadequate patient identity matching between telehealth and the electronic health record (EHR) can be detrimental, leaving many telehealth and in-patient clinicians without access to the full clinical histories, said Mark LaRow, CEO of Verato.
  • Telehealth Identity Bridge gives hospital clinicians access to information from recent telehealth visits.
  • Verato can rapidly deploy this Telehealth Identity Bridge.

X4 Pharmaceuticals Showcases Strategic Focus on WHIM Syndrome During 2020 Analyst Day Webinar

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:25pm

The Analyst Day discussions provided details and background on WHIM (Warts, Hypogamma-globulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis) syndrome, a rare, inherited immunodeficiency disease, and included a patient experience via video and an update on recently completed X4 market research on the prevalence of WHIM in the U.S.

Key Points: 
  • The Analyst Day discussions provided details and background on WHIM (Warts, Hypogamma-globulinemia, Infections, and Myelokathexis) syndrome, a rare, inherited immunodeficiency disease, and included a patient experience via video and an update on recently completed X4 market research on the prevalence of WHIM in the U.S.
  • The event included a Q&A session with Dr. Dale and X4 senior management.
  • This robust algorithm then searched the database, identifying between 800 and 2,400 additional potential but unconfirmed and undiagnosed WHIM patients.
  • X4 undertakes no obligation to update the information contained in this press release to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

Seward & Kissel New Hedge Fund Study Shows Shifting Terms with Early Investors

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

For the first time since 2013, the majority of newly-established hedge funds did not provide in their offering documents for founders classes, which give special terms to early investors, according to The Seward & Kissel 2019 New Hedge Fund Study, the oft-cited annual analysis of new hedge fund terms and structures undertaken for nearly a decade by the leading law firm to the hedge fund industry.

Key Points: 
  • For the first time since 2013, the majority of newly-established hedge funds did not provide in their offering documents for founders classes, which give special terms to early investors, according to The Seward & Kissel 2019 New Hedge Fund Study, the oft-cited annual analysis of new hedge fund terms and structures undertaken for nearly a decade by the leading law firm to the hedge fund industry.
  • Seward & Kissel Investment Management Group partner, Steve Nadel, the lead author of The Seward & Kissel 2019 New Hedge Fund Study:
    The decrease in founders classes was a bit surprising.
  • For new managers and those in the early stages of launching a fund, The Seward & Kissel 2019 New Hedge Fund Study provides practical intelligence on their peers, as well as on the demands being made by investors.
  • Steve Nadel is available to speak to the media about The Seward & Kissel 2019 New Hedge Fund Study.

Nuvera Launches The PURE Report: Neurology 2020, Outlining HPC Satisfaction with Pharma Support Programs

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:49pm

Nuvera Life Science Consulting , an expert advisor on patient-centric experience strategies for specialty therapeutics, has launched The PURE Report: Neurology 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Nuvera Life Science Consulting , an expert advisor on patient-centric experience strategies for specialty therapeutics, has launched The PURE Report: Neurology 2020.
  • This second installment of Nuveras groundbreaking PURE Report seriesthe industrys first independent, standardized assessment of healthcare provider (HCP) satisfaction with pharmaceutical companies patient support servicesfollows The PURE Report: Oncology 2019 to provide another invaluable resource for manufacturers.
  • Nuvera is uniquely qualified to fill this knowledge gap, having a decade of experience helping to deliver award-winning programs across 24 therapeutic areas.
  • In the meantime, download the new white paper Pharma Support Not Meeting HCP Expectations for Speed to view findings around this key service metric.

Erin Mulligan Nelson Joins Social Solutions Global as CEO

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Social Solutions Global , the leading provider of outcomes and data management software for human service organizations, today announced that Erin Mulligan Nelson has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Social Solutions Global , the leading provider of outcomes and data management software for human service organizations, today announced that Erin Mulligan Nelson has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005130/en/
    Erin Mulligan Nelson Joins Social Solutions Global as CEO (Photo: Business Wire)
    Erin comes to Social Solutions most recently from Calytera, a leading govtech platform provider, where she has served as CEO since 2017.
  • Kristins tenure as CEO of Social Solutions marks her second successful leadership role with Vista, having previously served as CEO of MicroEdge.
  • Social Solutions Global is the leading technology partner powering nonprofit and public sector organizations that improve the lives of individuals most in need.

Pluto7 has been Awarded the 2019 Google Cloud Specialization Partner of the Year Award for Data and Analytics

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Pluto7 , a Google Cloud Premier Partner in North America and India received the 2019 Google Cloud Specialization Partner of the Year Award for Data and Analytics.

Key Points: 
  • Pluto7 , a Google Cloud Premier Partner in North America and India received the 2019 Google Cloud Specialization Partner of the Year Award for Data and Analytics.
  • Pluto7 was selected as the winner of the Google Partner Specialization based on a rigorous technical assessment demonstrating their ability to build and deploy Data Analytics solutions on Google Cloud.
  • Pluto7 has expertise in Google Cloud products including Big Query, Cloud Dataflow, Cloud Dataproc, Cloud Datalab, and Cloud pub/sub to name a few.
  • Pluto7 is a Google Cloud Premier partner with three different specializations in - Machine Learning, Data Analytics and Application Development.

First Republic Bank Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings and Conference Call Date

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC), a leading private bank and wealth management company, today announced it will release first quarter 2020 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC), a leading private bank and wealth management company, today announced it will release first quarter 2020 financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
  • First Republic Bank will conduct a conference call to discuss the results at 7:00 a.m. PT / 10:00 a.m.
  • Founded in 1985, First Republic and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services.
  • First Republic is a constituent of the S&P 500 Index and KBW Nasdaq Bank Index.

Riskonnect Adds COVID-19 Sessions to its Risk@Work Webinar Series

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

These specific webinars are a three-part series, led by GRC pundit Michael Rasmussen.

Key Points: 
  • These specific webinars are a three-part series, led by GRC pundit Michael Rasmussen.
  • The first will be held on April 9, 2020 and offer actionable advice and insights for navigating pandemic-related risk management challenges.
  • This series will offer balanced strategies and best practices for responding to todays crisis and preparing for future widespread risk events.
  • Risk@Work is an educational webinar series designed to explore common challenges risk teams face every day.

Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting Announces New Leadership for Advisory and Planning Practice

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

To meet these new client needs, Black & Veatchs Management Consulting business has named Deepa Poduval, Senior Managing Director and Associate Vice President, to lead its Advisory and Planning practice area.

Key Points: 
  • To meet these new client needs, Black & Veatchs Management Consulting business has named Deepa Poduval, Senior Managing Director and Associate Vice President, to lead its Advisory and Planning practice area.
  • She has led the companys oil and gas management consulting practice since 2012, providing strategy, technology and market advisory services.
  • In her new role, Poduval will provide executive management for transaction advisory, rate and regulatory, financial advisory and energy market planning services, while continuing to oversee Black & Veatchs oil and gas practice area.
  • Deepas immense experience and professional skill as a leader will help position Black & Veatch Management Consulting for future growth and market expansion, said John Chevrette, President of Black & Veatch Management Consulting.

Adtalem Global Education Medical Schools Add More Than 900 Physicians to U.S. and Canada Residency Programs During 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Of the 909 individuals who attained a residency, more than half have already graduated and are eligible to start immediately1.

Key Points: 
  • Of the 909 individuals who attained a residency, more than half have already graduated and are eligible to start immediately1.
  • American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC School of Medicine) is an institution of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States.
  • Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is an institution of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States.
  • The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students and members to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community.

Starburst Announces Major Software Release Boosting Presto Security & Performance

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Starburst , the Presto company, today announced core features in the Q1 release of Starburst Enterprise Presto, as well as Presto version 332, that significantly bolster Presto performance, security, and value for the data science community.

Key Points: 
  • Starburst , the Presto company, today announced core features in the Q1 release of Starburst Enterprise Presto, as well as Presto version 332, that significantly bolster Presto performance, security, and value for the data science community.
  • Starburst was founded in 2017 to offer enterprise-grade Presto to the masses, delivering security, performance, and support at scale.
  • This major release combines features that have been contributed back to the open source project as well as curated for Starburst Enterprise Presto customers.
  • Starburst Enterprise Presto is purpose-built to ensure Presto security & performance at scale.

The Standard Promotes Mark MacGillivray to Director of Financial Institutions, Annuities

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Standard Insurance Company ("The Standard) announced today that Mark MacGillivray has been promoted to director of Financial Institutions, Annuities.

Key Points: 
  • Standard Insurance Company ("The Standard) announced today that Mark MacGillivray has been promoted to director of Financial Institutions, Annuities.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005093/en/
    Mark joined The Standard in 2006 and most recently served as regional sales director in Annuities.
  • Prior to joining The Standard, MacGillivray managed the administration of variable annuities at Northern Life and was previously a regional vice president at both ING Annuities (now VOYA Financial) and Old Mutual Financial Network (now F&G Annuities & Life).
  • Mark will be key to working with our partners to bring on new financial institutions that will help The Standard go deeper and broader into the marketplace, said Rich Lane, vice president of Individual Annuities sales and marketing at The Standard.