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Worldwide Point-of-Use Water Treatment Systems Industry to 2025 - Featuring 3M, Alticor and Eureka Forbes Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:57pm

The point-of-use water treatment systems market has been growing due to the increasing demand for clean drinking water, growing awareness about the benefits of water treatment, and technological innovations in the water treatment industry.

Key Points: 
  • The point-of-use water treatment systems market has been growing due to the increasing demand for clean drinking water, growing awareness about the benefits of water treatment, and technological innovations in the water treatment industry.
  • In terms of value & volume, Counter-top units are projected to dominate the point-of-use water treatment systems market in 2019.
  • The counter-top units segment is projected to dominate the point-of-use water treatment systems market, in terms of both value & volume, during the forecast period.
  • Additionally, the increase in water contamination and a shortage of clean drinking water supply have led to an increase in the demand for point-of-use water treatment systems.

Global Thermal Interface Materials Market (2020 to 2025) - Electrification of Transportation Industry Presents Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:57pm

The growth of the electronic industry is also propelling the demand for thermal interface materials significantly.

Key Points: 
  • The growth of the electronic industry is also propelling the demand for thermal interface materials significantly.
  • All these factors are expected to drive the market for thermal interface materials.
  • Silicone is the largest and fastest-growing chemistry segment of the thermal interface materials market.
  • The thermal interface materials market is segmented on the basis of chemistry into silicone, epoxy, polyimide, and others.

ViaBTC Launches New Cloud Mining Service with BTC and ETH Contracts Available

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:56pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005725/en/
    BTC and ETH contracts are available for the ViaBTC cloud mining.
  • By launching the cloud mining service, we have lowered the mining threshold, said Eddie Jiang, Partner and COO of ViaBTC.
  • ViaBTC will take the risk once there is malfunction in mining machines or mining farms, so mining yields of cloud mining contracts will not be affected.
  • ViaBTC mining pool is the fifth largest BTC mining pool and is also the largest BCH mining pool in the world.

Global Industrial Refrigeration Systems Market(2020 to 2030) - by Equipment Type, Refrigerant Type and Application - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:54pm

The "Industrial Refrigeration Systems Market Research Report: By Equipment Type, Refrigerant Type, Application - Global Industry Analysis and Growth Forecast to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Industrial Refrigeration Systems Market Research Report: By Equipment Type, Refrigerant Type, Application - Global Industry Analysis and Growth Forecast to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Among these, the compressor category led the industrial refrigeration systems market during the historical period (2014-2019).
  • The divisions under the refrigerant type segment of the industrial refrigeration systems market are hydrofluorocarbon (HFC), ammonia (NH3), and carbon dioxide (CO2).
  • Another reason the market for industrial refrigeration systems is expanding is the increasing demand for such systems in the pharmaceutical and chemical sectors.

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) to Host Webcast of Presentation at Morgan Stanley Virtual Global Consumer & Retail Conference

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:51pm

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) will host a live video webcast of the companys remarks and question-and-answer session with Emmanuel Babeau, Chief Financial Officer, at the Morgan Stanley Virtual Global Consumer & Retail Conference at www.pmi.com/2020morganstanley on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at approximately 10:00 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) will host a live video webcast of the companys remarks and question-and-answer session with Emmanuel Babeau, Chief Financial Officer, at the Morgan Stanley Virtual Global Consumer & Retail Conference at www.pmi.com/2020morganstanley on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at approximately 10:00 a.m.
  • The webcast will be held in a virtual format and provide a live video of the entire PMI session.
  • An archived copy of the webcast will be available at www.pmi.com/2020morganstanley until 5:00 p.m.
  • The webcast can also be accessed on iOS or Android devices by downloading PMIs free Investor Relations Mobile Application at www.pmi.com/irapp .

Starch Derivatives Market by Type, Raw Material, Application, Form and Region - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:49pm

The "Starch Derivatives Market by Type (Glucose Syrup, Modified Starch, Maltodextrin, Hydrolysates, Cyclodextrin), Raw Material (Corn, Cassava, Potato, Wheat), Application (Food & Beverages, Industrial, and Feed), Form, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Starch Derivatives Market by Type (Glucose Syrup, Modified Starch, Maltodextrin, Hydrolysates, Cyclodextrin), Raw Material (Corn, Cassava, Potato, Wheat), Application (Food & Beverages, Industrial, and Feed), Form, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • One of the major restraints in the growth of the starch derivatives market is the rising costs of raw materials and high research and development costs involved in extraction of starch.
  • In addition, the growing industrial applications, starch processing technologies, and ready availability of starch derivatives drive the market in Asia Pacific countries.
  • The starch derivatives market is segmented region-wise, with a detailed analysis of each region.

Cash App Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Credit Karma Tax

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:46pm

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) has entered into a definitive agreement with Credit Karma to acquire its tax business, Credit Karma Tax, on behalf of Cash App, the financial services app that allows individuals to spend, send, store and invest money.

Key Points: 
  • Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) has entered into a definitive agreement with Credit Karma to acquire its tax business, Credit Karma Tax, on behalf of Cash App, the financial services app that allows individuals to spend, send, store and invest money.
  • Square will pay $50 million in cash for Credit Karma Tax, which provides a free, do-it-yourself tax filing service for consumers.
  • Credit Karma Tax provides a seamless, mobile-first solution for individuals to file their taxes at no cost, said Patrick Fink, Director of Engineering, Credit Karma Tax.
  • Credit Karma Tax helped more than two million filers process their tax returns in the latest filing season.

Intuit and Credit Karma Receive Clearance from Department of Justice for Acquisition of Credit Karma

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:42pm

Intuit and Credit Karma also announced Credit Karmas agreement with Square (NYSE: SQ), pursuant to which Credit Karma will divest its Credit Karma Tax business to Square.

Key Points: 
  • Intuit and Credit Karma also announced Credit Karmas agreement with Square (NYSE: SQ), pursuant to which Credit Karma will divest its Credit Karma Tax business to Square.
  • The completion of the transaction with Square is contingent upon the successful closing of Intuits acquisition of Credit Karma, among other customary closing conditions.
  • Consumers will continue to benefit from the Credit Karma Tax product as part of Square.
  • Today is an exciting milestone for Intuit and Credit Karma.

AM Best Affirms and Withdraws Credit Ratings of Jordan International Insurance Company

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:41pm

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of bb+ of Jordan International Insurance Company (newton insurance) (Jordan).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of bb+ of Jordan International Insurance Company (newton insurance) (Jordan).
  • Concurrently, AM Best has withdrawn the ratings as the company has requested to no longer participate in AM Bests interactive rating process.
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper media use of Bests Credit Ratings and AM Best press releases, please view Guide for Media - Proper Use of Bests Credit Ratings and AM Best Rating Action Press Releases .

Insights on the Personal Robots Global Market to 2030 - Industry Analysis and Growth Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:40pm

The "Personal Robots Market Research Report: By Offering, Type - Global Industry Analysis and Growth Forecast to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Personal Robots Market Research Report: By Offering, Type - Global Industry Analysis and Growth Forecast to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • It is due to this that the demand for personal robots is projected to increase in the coming years.
  • Owing to these factors, the global personal robots market is projected to grow considerably in the years to come.
  • On the basis of type, the market is categorized into security robots, personal transportation robots, companion robots, cleaning robots, handicap assistance robots, educational robots, and entertainment & toy robots, out of which, the cleaning robots category held the largest share of the market during the historical period (2014-2019).

Xinhuanet: Chengdu’s Talent Appeal Spurs the City’s Embrace of the World

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:39pm

Xu sees Chengdus great advantage as a new first-tier city reflected in the citys appeal to skilled talent.

Key Points: 
  • Xu sees Chengdus great advantage as a new first-tier city reflected in the citys appeal to skilled talent.
  • In this context, cultivating developmental advantages is a crucial issue for any city, which means attracting the best talent.
  • Chengdu is now very international and diverse, which has helped attract more global talent, which in turn has further propelled the citys international development, he added.
  • The Chengdu-based development of PwC bears witness to the citys deepening integration with the outside world.

The Worldwide Skincare Devices Industry is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 11% Between 2020 to 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:33pm

Due to the rising demand for aesthetic procedures, the global skincare devices market is predicted to grow to $28,157.2 million by 2030 from $9,531.9 million in 2019, at a healthy 11.0% CAGR between 2020 and 2030, according to the publisher.

Key Points: 
  • Due to the rising demand for aesthetic procedures, the global skincare devices market is predicted to grow to $28,157.2 million by 2030 from $9,531.9 million in 2019, at a healthy 11.0% CAGR between 2020 and 2030, according to the publisher.
  • In particular, the skincare devices market is being propelled by the rising demand for breast lift, breast augmentation, neck lift, fat grafting (face), and brow lift procedures.
  • In the coming years, the skin tightening & body contouring category is expected to advance with the highest CAGR in the skincare devices market, of 11.8%, under segmentation by application.
  • The dermatology clinics category would continue dominating the skincare devices market in the immediate future, under the end user segment.

Global Certificate Authority Market to 2030 - by Component, SSL Certificate Validation Type, Organization & End-user - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:31pm

With the booming online customer base in several countries, the requirement for secure services and transactions is rising rapidly.

Key Points: 
  • With the booming online customer base in several countries, the requirement for secure services and transactions is rising rapidly.
  • Moreover, businesses these days are focusing more on improving customer trust in their brands, in order to attain higher customer engagement.
  • Apart from this, it is also very important for businesses to enhance the security of their websites in order to establish trust with customers.
  • As a result, many companies are increasingly using SSL certificates, which authenticate the identity of their websites.

Global Radio Frequency Cables Industry (2020 to 2027) - Market Trends and Drivers - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:25pm

The "Radio Frequency (RF) Cables - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Radio Frequency (RF) Cables - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 292-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Radio Frequency (RF) Cables estimated at US$7.4 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$12.6 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 8% over the period 2020-2027.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $2 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 12.1% CAGR
    The Radio Frequency (RF) Cables market in the U.S. is estimated at US$2 Billion in the year 2020.

Insights on the Precast Construction Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Balfour Beatty, Bechtel and Bouygues Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:24pm

The "Precast Construction - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Precast Construction - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The publisher brings years of research experience to the 7th edition of this report.
  • The 184-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • Competitors identified in this market include, among others:
    ACS, Actividades de Construccion y Servicios, S. A.

AM Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to CNO Financial Group, Inc.’s Subordinated Debentures

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:24pm

AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of bb+ to the $150 million 5.125% subordinated debentures due Nov. 25, 2060, issued by CNO Financial Group, Inc. (Carmel, IN).

Key Points: 
  • AM Best has assigned a Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of bb+ to the $150 million 5.125% subordinated debentures due Nov. 25, 2060, issued by CNO Financial Group, Inc. (Carmel, IN).
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Bests Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper media use of Bests Credit Ratings and AM Best press releases, please view Guide for Media - Proper Use of Bests Credit Ratings and AM Best Rating Action Press Releases .
  • AM Best is a global credit rating agency, news publisher and data analytics provider specializing in the insurance industry.

$1.7 Billion Worldwide Intrapartum Monitoring Devices Industry to 2027 - Impact of COVID-19 on the Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:23pm

The "Intrapartum Monitoring Devices - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Intrapartum Monitoring Devices - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 122-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Intrapartum Monitoring Devices estimated at US$1.7 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$2.5 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% over the period 2020-2027.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $498.2 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 5.5% CAGR
    The Intrapartum Monitoring Devices market in the U.S. is estimated at US$498.2 Million in the year 2020.

JCPenney Restructuring Plan to Create PropCos Confirmed by Court

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:23pm

The PropCos are expected to complete the Court-supervised restructuring process and emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the first half of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The PropCos are expected to complete the Court-supervised restructuring process and emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the first half of 2021.
  • The APA also provides that Simon and Brookfield are acquiring JCPenneys retail and operating assets (OpCo).
  • The PropCos and OpCo will enter into master leases with respect to the properties and distribution centers moved into the PropCos.
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP is serving as legal adviser, Lazard is serving as financial adviser, and AlixPartners LLP is serving as restructuring adviser to the Company.

The Boston Globe Names Plymouth Rock Assurance a Top Place to Work for 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:22pm

Plymouth Rock Assurance today announced that The Boston Globe named the company to its 13th annual Top Places to Work in Massachusetts list.

Key Points: 
  • Plymouth Rock Assurance today announced that The Boston Globe named the company to its 13th annual Top Places to Work in Massachusetts list.
  • Since its creation more than 30 years ago, Plymouth Rock Assurance has endeavored to be a leading auto and home insurance provider.
  • We are continually striving to make Plymouth Rock a place where people love to work.
  • Plymouth Rock Assurance and Plymouth Rock are brand names and service marks used by separate underwriting, managed insurance, and management companies that offer property and casualty insurance in multiple states.

Cloudbooking welcomes new Non-Executive Director

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:21pm

Cloudbooking has appointed Alastair Campbell as a new Non-Executive Director to help support the workplace efficiency companys strategy for continued growth.

Key Points: 
  • Cloudbooking has appointed Alastair Campbell as a new Non-Executive Director to help support the workplace efficiency companys strategy for continued growth.
  • Commenting on the appointment, Alastair said: Ive known Gerry for many years, and Im pleased to see the growth Cloudbooking has achieved.
  • Gerry Brennan , CEO of Cloudbooking, said: We are delighted to have Alastair join Cloudbooking; his input will be critical in developing the strategy for the business in the coming months and years.
  • Cloudbooking is a data-driven, hybrid workplace management specialist, providing seamless solutions to easily manage people and workspace.

Siemens Energy Commissions First Emissions-Free, Clean Air Circuit Switcher

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:30pm

Siemens Energy and Traverse City Light and Power (TCL&P) have installed the first circuit switcher that utilizes clean dry air in place of traditional sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) insulating gas.

Key Points: 
  • Siemens Energy and Traverse City Light and Power (TCL&P) have installed the first circuit switcher that utilizes clean dry air in place of traditional sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) insulating gas.
  • Siemens Energy is focused on creating environmentally friendly products like this carbon neutral technology that are sustainable and help drive the energy transition.
  • Replacing an existing circuit switcher with the Blue Clean Air model is simple because it shares a similar footprint.
  • A majority stake in the listed company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) makes Siemens Energy a global market leader for renewable energies.

Elys Game Technology Announces Appointment of Senior Gaming Industry Executive Matteo Monteverdi to CEO

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:09pm

Elys Game Technology, Corp. (Elys or the Company) (Nasdaq:ELYS), an interactive gaming and sports betting technology company, today announced the appointment of Matteo Monteverdi as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Elys Game Technology, Corp. (Elys or the Company) (Nasdaq:ELYS), an interactive gaming and sports betting technology company, today announced the appointment of Matteo Monteverdi as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2021.
  • Matteo has been leading world-class B2B and B2C teams in the technology and digital industry for over 20 years between Silicon Valley and Boston.
  • We are honored to welcome one of most accomplished and recognized gaming executives in the industry to our team, stated Michele (Mike) Ciavarella, Chairman and CEO of Elys Game Technology, Corp. Matteo brings over 20 years of industry experience, including an amazing track record in the betting, gaming and technology sectors.
  • Elys Game Technology, Corp., is a B2B global gaming technology company operating in multiple countries worldwide, with B2C online and land-based gaming operations in Italy.

Avivagen Announces Expansion of Non-Dilutive Financing in Support of Increased Product Sales

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

The financing is in addition to the $500,000 borrowed from the same lender on the same terms in October 2020.

Key Points: 
  • The financing is in addition to the $500,000 borrowed from the same lender on the same terms in October 2020.
  • Avivagen is a life sciences corporation focused on developing and commercializing products for livestock, companion animal and human applications.
  • Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties associated with the business of Avivagen Inc. and the environment in which the business operates.
  • Copyright 2020 Avivagen Inc. OxC-beta is a trademark of Avivagen Inc.
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Global Coil Coatings Industry (2020 to 2027) - Market Trajectory & Analytics - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:07pm

The "Coil Coatings - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Coil Coatings - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 292-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $1.7 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 7.8% CAGR
    The Coil Coatings market in the U.S. is estimated at US$1.7 Billion in the year 2020.
  • In the global Siliconized Polyester segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 4.6% CAGR estimated for this segment.

Tyler Technologies to Participate in December Virtual Investor Conferences

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:17pm

Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) will participate in two investor conferences during December 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Tyler Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TYL) will participate in two investor conferences during December 2020.
  • Miller will also host one-on-one meetings and participate in a fireside chat at the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference on Wednesday, December 9, at 12:05 p.m.
  • Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) provides integrated software and technology services to the public sector.
  • More information about Tyler Technologies, an S&P 500 company headquartered in Plano, Texas, can be found at tylertech.com .

2020 Insights into the US Tableware Market - Key Market Trends, Opportunities and Threats - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

10.4. Average prices of the tableware, imported to the USA

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10.4. Average prices of the tableware, imported to the USA
12.2. Structure of the consumption of tableware in the USA in the last 5 years (by origin, by channel, etc.)
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PGIM Short Duration High Yield Opportunities Fund raises $542 million

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

PGIM Investments has successfully completed the initial public offering of the PGIM Short Duration High Yield Opportunities Fund (the Fund).

Key Points: 
  • PGIM Investments has successfully completed the initial public offering of the PGIM Short Duration High Yield Opportunities Fund (the Fund).
  • The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing at least 80% of its assets in a diversified portfolio of high yield fixed income instruments that are rated below investment grade.
  • PGIM Investments LLC, the Investment Manager of the Fund, and its affiliates do not engage in selling shares of the Fund.
  • The Fund is subadvised by PGIM Fixed Income, a business unit of PGIM, Inc. and an affiliate of the investment manager.

Sallie Mae Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offer for Certain Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock Series B

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, announced today the expiration and results for its previously announced cash tender offer (the Offer) to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares (the Maximum Share Amount) of its Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B, par value $0.20 per share (the Securities).

Key Points: 
  • Sallie Mae (Nasdaq: SLM), formally SLM Corporation, announced today the expiration and results for its previously announced cash tender offer (the Offer) to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares (the Maximum Share Amount) of its Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B, par value $0.20 per share (the Securities).
  • The Offer expired on Nov. 24, 2020 at 11:59 p.m., New York City time (the Expiration Date).
  • Because the Total Tendered Amount is less than the Maximum Share Amount, the Company has accepted for purchase all such Securities tendered as of the Expiration Date.
  • The consideration for each Security tendered and accepted for purchase pursuant to the Offer will equal $45 plus an amount equal to Accrued Dividends.

Dow to participate in Citi 2020 Global Basic Materials Virtual Conference  

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Howard Ungerleider , president and chief financial officer, Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW), will participate in a virtual fireside chat during the Citi 2020 Global Basic Materials Virtual Conference on December 1 at 3:00 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • Howard Ungerleider , president and chief financial officer, Dow Inc. (NYSE: DOW), will participate in a virtual fireside chat during the Citi 2020 Global Basic Materials Virtual Conference on December 1 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Dow invites investors to join the live webcast through its website .
  • Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth.
  • The Companys ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company.

5KPlayer Thanksgiving BOGO Free Offer: DVD Ripper Promotion & Win Amazon eGift Card

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:10pm

DearMobs 5KPlayer Thanksgiving BOGO FREE Offer is live, and every old and new 5KPlayer user can buy a top DVD ripper software at the best price of the year, get a DVD copy software for free and have a chance to win Amazon $50 eGift Card.

Key Points: 
  • DearMobs 5KPlayer Thanksgiving BOGO FREE Offer is live, and every old and new 5KPlayer user can buy a top DVD ripper software at the best price of the year, get a DVD copy software for free and have a chance to win Amazon $50 eGift Card.
  • DearMob 5KPlayer Thanksgiving BOGO FREE Offer is available here:
    Actually, besides 5KPlayer users, anyone can access this Thanksgiving BOGO free special offer, especially the students, housewives, workers, etc.
  • With a minimum fee, the buyer can get a top DVD ripper from WinXDVD to rip and backup DVDs, a DVD copy software to copy and burn DVDs, and a chance to win Amazon $50 eGift Card.
  • After buying the WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, the buyer gets a chance to win Amazon $50 eGift Card.

Global Chronic Kidney Disease Drugs Market to Surpass US$ 16,222.7 Million by 2027, Says Coherent Market Insights (CMI)

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:32pm

Key Trends and Analysis of the Global Chronic Kidney Disease Drugs Market:

Key Points: 
  • Key Trends and Analysis of the Global Chronic Kidney Disease Drugs Market:
    Key trends in the market include rising prevalence of chronic kidney disease , product approvals & launches for the treatment of chronic kidney disease, and adoption of inorganic growth strategies by market players.
  • Furthermore, majority of the pharmaceutical manufacturers operating in the chronic kidney disease drugs market are engaged in the adoption of inorganic growth strategies such as collaborations, partnerships, and acquisitions to strengthen their market share, which is fuelling growth of the global chronic kidney disease drugs market.
  • The global chronic kidney disease drugs market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.0% during the forecast period, owing to increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease across the globe.
  • Among regions, North America is estimated to hold largest market share in the global chronic kidney disease drugs market in 2020, owing to increase in awareness campaigns for chronic kidney disease, higher prevalence of chronic kidney disease and favorable reimbursement policies in the region.

Vehicle Retail Sales Decline due to Quirky Sales Calendar; When Adjusted for Selling Days, Retail Sales Stable

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Retail sales for new vehicles are projected to reach 1,040,000 units, a 0.7% decrease compared with November 2019 when adjusted for selling days.

Key Points: 
  • Retail sales for new vehicles are projected to reach 1,040,000 units, a 0.7% decrease compared with November 2019 when adjusted for selling days.
  • Comparing the same sales volume without adjusting for the number of selling days translates to a decrease of 12.2% year over year.
  • Total new-vehicle sales for the month of November, including retail and non-retail transactions, are projected to reach 1,208,100 units, a 3.5% decrease from November 2019 when adjusted for selling days.
  • After two consecutive months of year-over-year retail sales gains, a quirk in the November sales calendar will result in new-vehicle retail sales appearing to fall 12%.

ViacomCBS to Sell Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House for $2.175 Billion

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC, VIACA) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the publishing business Simon & Schuster (Simon & Schuster) to Penguin Random House LLC (Penguin Random House), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, for $2.175 billion in cash.

Key Points: 
  • ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC, VIACA) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the publishing business Simon & Schuster (Simon & Schuster) to Penguin Random House LLC (Penguin Random House), a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, for $2.175 billion in cash.
  • Simon & Schuster has more than 30 publishing units across adult, children, audio and international.
  • Upon close, Simon & Schuster will continue to be managed as a separate publishing unit under the Penguin Random House umbrella, and Jonathan Karp, President & CEO of Simon & Schuster, and Dennis Eulau, COO and CFO, will continue at the helm of the publishing house.
  • ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide.

Bill.com to Participate in Upcoming Virtual Investor Conferences

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Bill.com (NYSE: BILL), a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates complex back-office financial operations for small and midsize businesses (SMBs), today announced its participation in the following upcoming investor conferences.

Key Points: 
  • Bill.com (NYSE: BILL), a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates complex back-office financial operations for small and midsize businesses (SMBs), today announced its participation in the following upcoming investor conferences.
  • Bill.com is a leading provider of cloud-based software that simplifies, digitizes, and automates complex, back-office financial operations for small and midsize businesses.
  • Customers use the Bill.com platform to manage end-to-end financial workflows and to process payments.
  • The Bill.com AI-enabled, financial software platform creates connections between businesses and their suppliers and clients.

Majority of Americans Expect to Buy Gifts This Holiday Season Despite Tumultuous Year, but Many Cut From the Gift List According to New Quadpay Survey

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:02pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005455/en/
    While a majority of Americans plan to buy gifts this holiday season, 35 percent are looking to maximize their spend this holiday season with buy now, pay later services (Graphic: Quadpay)
    Overall, all Americans are less likely to receive gifts this year.
  • Americans are prioritizing differently:
    Nearly twice the gifts will be bought for pets (21 percent) over grandparents (13 percent) this year.
  • Only 28 percent reported they are likely to give gifts to friends down from 49 percent in a typical year.
  • Kids, down 7 points to 39 percent, and partners (down to 42 percent from 48 percent) can still expect gifts.

Code42 Wins Second Consecutive Minnesota Technology Association Tekne Award for Data Security

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:12pm

Code42 , the leader in insider risk detection and response, announced that it won a Minnesota Technology Association 2020 Tekne Award.

Key Points: 
  • Code42 , the leader in insider risk detection and response, announced that it won a Minnesota Technology Association 2020 Tekne Award.
  • The Code42 IncydrTM platform was recognized in the data security category for innovating the ways companies detect and respond to insider risk and data loss, leak and theft.
  • The Tekne Awards recognize the innovators and tech leaders powering Minnesotas growing science and technology economy, said Jeff Tollefson, president and CEO of the Minnesota Technology Association.
  • Code42, the Code42 logo and Incydr are registered trademarks or trademarks of Code42 Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

Because Apes Are Hairy Too, MANSCAPED™ Supports the San Diego Zoo!

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005432/en/
    As a proud partner of the San Diego Zoo, MANSCAPED supports the enriching experiences program which provides the wildlife with increased opportunities to thrive every day!
  • San Diego Zoo Global is grateful for MANSCAPEDs support of our Ape Cam, allowing fans to virtually engage from their smartphone or computer with the orangutans and siamangs at the San Diego Zoo, said Kim Livingstone, wildlife care supervisor, San Diego Zoo.
  • Hairy as they may be, the ever-fascinating orangutans have been delighting San Diego Zoo guests and staff since 1928.
  • About San Diego Zoo Global:
    As a leader in conservation, the work of San Diego Zoo Global includes on-site wildlife conservation efforts (representing both plants and animals) at the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, as well as international field programs on six continents.

ASM Global and Mobilitie Bringing High-speed Connectivity to Puerto Rico Convention Center

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Mobilitie , the largest privately-held wireless infrastructure firm in the nation, and ASM Global are bringing 5G connectivity to the Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC) in San Juan.

Key Points: 
  • Mobilitie , the largest privately-held wireless infrastructure firm in the nation, and ASM Global are bringing 5G connectivity to the Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC) in San Juan.
  • PRCC is one of the top Convention Centers internationally and one of the most technologically advanced throughout Latin America.
  • The Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC), operated by ASM Global, hosts an average of 350 events and over 600,000 visitors per year.
  • Network connectivity plays a crucial role within the Convention Center and has been a major focus of operation for us, said Jorge L. Prez, ASM General Manager, Puerto Rico Convention Center.

Capri Holdings Limited Announces Participation at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Capri Holdings Limited (NYSE:CPRI), a global fashion luxury group, today announced that John D. Idol, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Thomas J. Edwards, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, will be participating in a fireside chat at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference, held virtually, on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • Capri Holdings Limited (NYSE:CPRI), a global fashion luxury group, today announced that John D. Idol, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Thomas J. Edwards, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, will be participating in a fireside chat at the Morgan Stanley Global Consumer & Retail Conference, held virtually, on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005403/en/
    The presentation will be webcast live on the Companys Investor Relations website, www.capriholdings.com .
  • Capri Holdings Limited is a global fashion luxury group, consisting of iconic brands that are industry leaders in design, style and craftsmanship.
  • Capri Holdings Limited is publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker CPRI.

O’Reilly Named to Top 20 IT Training Companies List by Training Industry for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

OReilly , the premier source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, today announced that its been named to the Training Industry Top 20 IT Training Companies List for the fourth consecutive year.

Key Points: 
  • OReilly , the premier source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, today announced that its been named to the Training Industry Top 20 IT Training Companies List for the fourth consecutive year.
  • OReilly was recognized for its leading live and online learning experiences, which are accessed through OReilly online learning.
  • Continuous training and skills development remains a high priority for both businesses and their most important assettheir employees, said Laura Baldwin, president at OReilly.
  • For more than 40 years, OReilly has provided technology and business training, knowledge, and insight to help companies succeed.

HealthEdge Strengthens Executive Team with Appointment of Craig Wilson to Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:05pm

HealthEdge Software, Inc. (HealthEdge), provider of the industrys leading integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for health insurers, HealthRules Payor , today announced that Craig Wilson has joined the company as executive vice president and general counsel.

Key Points: 
  • HealthEdge Software, Inc. (HealthEdge), provider of the industrys leading integrated financial, administrative and clinical platform for health insurers, HealthRules Payor , today announced that Craig Wilson has joined the company as executive vice president and general counsel.
  • Wilson brings to HealthEdge deep expertise in leading his teams through strategic transactions, business development, M&A, and corporate governance.
  • With more than 25 years of experience in the legal field, Wilson has worked as a senior business executive, general counsel, corporate counsel, and prior to moving to an inhouse role, worked in private practice as a commercial litigator.
  • I'm excited to join HealthEdge, who in partnership with Blackstone, is on an amazing path to making a difference in a complex industry.

Principal Names Alfredo Rivera to Board of Directors

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Principal Financial Group (Nasdaq: PFG) today elected Alfredo Rivera, President of the North America Operating Unit at The Coca-Cola Company, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Principal Financial Group (Nasdaq: PFG) today elected Alfredo Rivera, President of the North America Operating Unit at The Coca-Cola Company, to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
  • Alfredo is a seasoned executive who brings more than 35 years of strategic, global business experience and proven leadership to our Board, said Dan Houston, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Principal.
  • He serves on the board of directors for the American Beverage Association, Coca-Cola HBC and fairlife, LLC.
  • Principal, Principal and symbol design and Principal Financial Group are trademarks and service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.

SurGenTec’s 3D GraftRasp™ Awarded Best Spine Technology for 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

SurGenTec LLC, a Boca Raton, FL based medical device company has been awarded the 2020 Orthopedics This Week Spine Technology Award.

Key Points: 
  • SurGenTec LLC, a Boca Raton, FL based medical device company has been awarded the 2020 Orthopedics This Week Spine Technology Award.
  • The awarded technology from SurGenTecs product line is the unique and innovative 3D Fusion System.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005390/en/
    SurGenTecs 3D GraftRasp Awarded Best Spine Technology for 2020 (Photo: Business Wire)
    Travis Greenhalgh, CEO of SurGenTec stated in a recent interview, This award is a great honor for our company.
  • In 2018, SurGenTec received the Spine Technology Award for their ALARA target needle system presented at NASS (North American Spine Society) in Los Angeles, CA.

Global Laryngoscopes Market | Forecasting Strategy to Undergo a Paradigm Shift From Crisis to New Normal During COVID-19 Pandemic | Technavio

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:30pm

The laryngoscopes market is poised to grow by USD 357.20 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 13% during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The laryngoscopes market is poised to grow by USD 357.20 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 13% during the forecast period.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005365/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Laryngoscopes Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Worried about the impact of COVID-19 on your Business?
  • The report on the laryngoscopes market provides a holistic update, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis.
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario and the overall market environment.

Water Quality Sensor Market: COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan | Increasing Pollution to Boost Growth | Technavio

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:15pm

The new water quality sensor market research from Technavio indicates negative growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.

Key Points: 
  • The new water quality sensor market research from Technavio indicates negative growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005364/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Water Quality Sensor Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Get detailed insights on the COVID-19 pandemic Crisis and Recovery analysis of the water quality sensor market.
  • "One of the primary growth drivers for this market is the increasing pollution adversely affecting the quality of drinking water, says a senior analyst for the Industrials industry at Technavio.
  • As the markets recover, Technavio expects the water quality sensor market size to grow by $ 917.28 mn during the period 2020-2024.

Vinyl Flooring Market Size to Grow by $ 262.94 Million M2 During 2020-2024 | Key Vendors, Trends, and Market Forecast | Technavio

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:45pm

The vinyl flooring market is expected to grow by 262.94 million m2 during 2020-2024, according to Technavio.

Key Points: 
  • The vinyl flooring market is expected to grow by 262.94 million m2 during 2020-2024, according to Technavio.
  • The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the vinyl flooring market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.
  • Click here
    Key Considerations for Market Forecast:
    Major Three Vinyl Flooring Market Participants:
    Armstrong Flooring Inc. operates its business through the Unified segment.
  • Get report snapshot here to get detailed market share analysis of market participants during COVID-19 lockdown: https://www.technavio.com/report/vinyl-flooring-market-industry-analysis
    Vinyl flooring market is segmented as below:

Global Interstitial Cystitis Drugs Market to Have Positive Impact Due to COVID-19 Spread | $ 180 Million Incremental Growth During 2020-2024 | Technavio

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005362/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Interstitial Cystitis Drugs Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Worried about the impact of COVID-19 on your Business?
  • The report on the interstitial cystitis drugs market provides a holistic update, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis.
  • The market is driven by the high prevalence of interstitial cystitis, increasing awareness of interstitial cystitis, and increasing grants for research on interstitial cystitis.
  • This study identifies the advent of gene therapy as one of the prime reasons driving the interstitial cystitis drugs market growth during the next few years.

LivaNova to Present at the Berenberg European Conference 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced Damien McDonald, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in discussions at the Berenberg European Conference 2020.

Key Points: 
  • LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN), a market-leading medical technology company, today announced Damien McDonald, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in discussions at the Berenberg European Conference 2020.
  • The discussion is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time on Wednesday, December 2.
  • Listeners should log on approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure proper setup to receive the audiocast.
  • A replay of the webcast will be available on the LivaNova website within 24 hours after the live presentation for 90 days after the event.

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis | Propane Market Procurement Intelligence Report Forecasts Spend Growth of over USD 22 billion

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:45pm

The Propane Market is poised to experience spend growth of more than USD 22 billion between 2020-2024 at a CAGR of over 2.92%.

Key Points: 
  • The Propane Market is poised to experience spend growth of more than USD 22 billion between 2020-2024 at a CAGR of over 2.92%.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005331/en/
    SpendEdge has announced the release of its Global Propane Market Procurement Intelligence Report (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Read the 120-page research report with TOC and LOE on "Propane Market Procurement Intelligence Report, Pricing Outlook in Geographies that include APAC, North America, South America, and MEA, and insights into best practices to optimize procurement spend."
  • Our Propane Market procurement intelligence report offers actionable procurement intelligence insights, sourcing strategies, and action plans to mitigate risks arising out of the current pandemic situation.
  • This Propane Market procurement intelligence report has enlisted the top suppliers and their cost structures, SLA terms, best selection criteria, and negotiation strategies.

Enhancing the HD-PLC™ Security Functions

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

HD-PLC Alliance *1 has started standardization work that will allow the use of enhanced network security functions, with the aim of using High-Definition Power Line Communication technology in the fields of smart grids and distributed power management.

Key Points: 
  • HD-PLC Alliance *1 has started standardization work that will allow the use of enhanced network security functions, with the aim of using High-Definition Power Line Communication technology in the fields of smart grids and distributed power management.
  • Therefore, the current security functions will be enhanced and expanded, including making the technology compatible with strong authentication functions required for use in large-scale networks.
  • Current HD-PLC technology offers extremely high security at the device level, including continuous encrypted communication and authentication between compatible devices.
  • However, for PLC equipment to be used in large-scale systems, it must support various advanced security requirements required from the network operation side.