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Avaya OneCloud™ ReadyNow Wins Accolade as the Quickest Path to Cloud for Large Enterprises

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Avaya OneCloud ReadyNow gives enterprise customers access to complete Avaya Unified Communications (UC) and Contact Center (CC) solutions delivered in a secure private cloud environment, providing enterprises the benefits of cloud communications.

Key Points: 
  • Avaya OneCloud ReadyNow gives enterprise customers access to complete Avaya Unified Communications (UC) and Contact Center (CC) solutions delivered in a secure private cloud environment, providing enterprises the benefits of cloud communications.
  • The Avaya OneCloud ReadyNow solution is resonating with large enterprise customers who favor a private cloud model in support of specific performance, security, compliance, and customization requirements.
  • With built in accreditations such as HIPAA and PCI compliance, companies can feel assured that mandatory requirements for cloud are covered.
  • Its inspiring to see such commitment to excellence and I look forward to seeing future innovation from Avaya.

Walgreens Expanding Drive-Thru Testing To 15 New Locations in Seven States

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Furthering its commitment to provide greater access to COVID-19 testing and community resources, Walgreens is working to expand drive-thru testing to 15 new sites in seven states, the company announced today.

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  • Furthering its commitment to provide greater access to COVID-19 testing and community resources, Walgreens is working to expand drive-thru testing to 15 new sites in seven states, the company announced today.
  • The expansion is a next step building on Walgreens collaboration with the Administration, federal health agencies, and state and local authorities.
  • Walgreens will dedicate temporary space at select locations, outside of the stores, where Walgreens pharmacists will oversee the self-administration of the COVID-19 test.
  • Soon, patients will be directed to testing locations via an online assessment tool that will be available on Walgreens.com and Walgreens mobile app.

MicroStrategy 2020™ Update 1 Delivers Predictive Mobile Caching & Deeper Integration with Microsoft Excel, Power BI, and Azure

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Were pleased to launch MicroStrategy 2020 Update 1, which delivers more than 900 enhancements and fixes.

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  • Were pleased to launch MicroStrategy 2020 Update 1, which delivers more than 900 enhancements and fixes.
  • It also offers faster performance for users across MicroStrategy clients, including HyperIntelligence for Web and Mobile, MicroStrategy Mobile, MicroStrategy Office, MicroStrategy for Data Science, and Dossier.
  • Register to attend the Whats New in MicroStrategy 2020 Update 1 webcast on April 15, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
  • MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy 2020, MicroStrategy Library, HyperIntelligence, Dossier, MicroStrategy Mobile, MicroStrategy Cloud, MicroStrategy Office, MicroStrategy Education, and Intelligence Everywhere are either trademarks or registered trademarks of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and certain other countries.

BlackRock TCP Capital Corp. Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

BlackRock TCP Capital Corp. will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time) on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 to discuss its financial results.

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  • BlackRock TCP Capital Corp. will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time) on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 to discuss its financial results.
  • The conference call will be webcast simultaneously in the investor relations section of TCPCs website at http://investors.tcpcapital.com .
  • An archived replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the live call, through May 19, 2020.
  • ABOUT BLACKROCK TCP CAPITAL CORP.:
    BlackRock TCP Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TCPC) is a specialty finance company focused on direct lending to middle-market companies as well as small businesses.

EdTech Startup MyBuddy.ai Raised a Seed Round From LETA Capital to Provide Children With Affordable English as a Foreign Language Tutoring at Home

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

MyBuddy.ai, a virtual spoken English tutor for children, raised a $1 million seed investment from LETA Capital to meet sharp growth in demand for online education.

Key Points: 
  • MyBuddy.ai, a virtual spoken English tutor for children, raised a $1 million seed investment from LETA Capital to meet sharp growth in demand for online education.
  • Buddy is solving one of the biggest problems in English as foreign language education the acute deficit of qualified English teachers.
  • Over 500 million children around the globe are trying to learn English, but can't reach fluency because they lack actual practice speaking the language.
  • Venture capital firm LETA Capital ( https://leta.vc ) invests in breakthrough technologies using a data-driven approach to select the best startups.

CoreLogic Reports February Home Prices Increased by 4.1% Year Over Year

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

On a month-over-month basis, prices increased by 0.6% in February 2020.

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  • On a month-over-month basis, prices increased by 0.6% in February 2020.
  • The CoreLogic HPI Forecast is a projection of home prices calculated using the CoreLogic HPI and other economic variables.
  • An undervalued housing market is one in which home prices are at least 10% below the sustainable level.
  • CORELOGIC, the CoreLogic logo, CoreLogic HPI and CoreLogic HPI Forecast are trademarks of CoreLogic, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

Bee Street Waives Financing Condition and Minimum Tender Condition of Cash Tender Offer to Purchase All Outstanding Common Stock of Continental Materials Corporation (CUO)

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Bee Street currently does not expect to further extend the expiration date of the Offer.

Key Points: 
  • Bee Street currently does not expect to further extend the expiration date of the Offer.
  • Bee Street further announces that Bee Street has received from Wintrust Bank, N.A.
  • Except for the Financing Condition and the Minimum Tender Condition, no other condition of the Offer is currently being waived.
  • On February 18, 2020, Bee Street filed the Tender Offer Statement with the SEC.

ChartLogic Releases Integrated Telehealth Solution

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

In the midst of the COVID-19 nationwide outbreak, the company is making ChartLogic Telehealth available to both existing and new clients.

Key Points: 
  • In the midst of the COVID-19 nationwide outbreak, the company is making ChartLogic Telehealth available to both existing and new clients.
  • Integrated with ChartLogic, not a bolt-on module, ChartLogic Telehealth enables clinicians to launch video rooms from within the ChartLogic Patient Portal that patients can then join for a virtual evaluation.
  • Using ChartLogic Telehealth, healthcare professionals can continue to see patients without concern for their personal health or that of their families.
  • If you would like to know more about the ChartLogic EHR suite of solutions and Telehealth, please contact us at sales@chartlogic.com .

Quantum Workplace Appoints Julie Norquist Roy to Its Board of Directors

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Quantum Workplace , a leading provider of comprehensive employee engagement software, announced today the appointment of Julie Norquist Roy to its Board of Directors.

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  • Quantum Workplace , a leading provider of comprehensive employee engagement software, announced today the appointment of Julie Norquist Roy to its Board of Directors.
  • The newly created Board role brings the total number of Board members to four, with this being the first independent seat.
  • Roy brings more than 20 years of technology, talent management and software marketing experience to her new Board role at the Company.
  • Roy commented on joining the Board: Quantum Workplace was among the first providers in the employee experience segment nearly 20 years ago.

AlertMedia Raises $15 Million to Accelerate Growth in Response to Market Demand

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

AlertMedia , an emergency communication software provider, today announced it has raised $15 million in Series C funding.

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  • AlertMedia , an emergency communication software provider, today announced it has raised $15 million in Series C funding.
  • AlertMedia now supports more than 2,000 enterprise customers including Walmart, DHL, Greyhound, Healthgrades, as well as prominent organizations in all industries across more than 100 countries.
  • Right now, the AlertMedia team is working harder than ever to support companies around the world dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • As a customer-first organization, AlertMedia plans to use this new round of funding to accelerate product innovation, continue to support existing customers, and help meet growing market demand by expanding its team.

IBM and Turbonomic Partner to Help Customers Assure Application Performance in a Multicloud World

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

IBM, the leader in multicloud management (MCM Cloud Pak) and Turbonomic, the leader in Application Resource Management (ARM), today announced a partnership that brings the power of continuous application performance to IBMs multicloud management solutions.

Key Points: 
  • IBM, the leader in multicloud management (MCM Cloud Pak) and Turbonomic, the leader in Application Resource Management (ARM), today announced a partnership that brings the power of continuous application performance to IBMs multicloud management solutions.
  • With application architectures becoming increasingly complex and highly elastic, AI-driven resourcing actions now play a critical role in continuously maintaining optimal levels of application performance.
  • Together with IBM MCM, we are in a unique position to help customers realize maximum agility and elasticity of their traditional, cloud-native, and multicloud applications.
  • Turbonomic Application Resource Management (ARM) continuously assures that applications get precisely the resources needed to ensure performance and lower cost while maintaining policy compliance.

Starr Insurance Accommodates Policyholders Under General Aviation Policies Amidst Covid-19 Social Distancing Restrictions

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:05pm

Starr Insurance Companies Aviation division today announced it will make accommodations under its general aviation policies to extend certain training and medical-certification deadlines for insured pilots until pandemic social-distancing mandates are lifted.

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  • Starr Insurance Companies Aviation division today announced it will make accommodations under its general aviation policies to extend certain training and medical-certification deadlines for insured pilots until pandemic social-distancing mandates are lifted.
  • We quickly saw that Covid-19 mitigation efforts could affect pilots whose policies require an annual training event and pilots subject to regulatory aviation requirements, said Steve Blakey, president of Starr Insurance.
  • Starr Insurance Companies (or Starr) is a marketing name for the operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of Starr International Company, Inc. and for the investment business of C. V. Starr & Co., Inc. and its subsidiaries.
  • Starr is a leading insurance and investment organization with a presence on six continents; through its operating insurance companies, Starr provides property, casualty, and accident and health insurance products as well as a range of specialty coverages including aviation, marine, energy and excess casualty insurance.

Announcing OnMail, New Mail Service to Save Time and Give You Control Over Your Inbox

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

OnMail is simple, lightning fast, and the first mail service to provide you full control over who can enter your inbox.

Key Points: 
  • OnMail is simple, lightning fast, and the first mail service to provide you full control over who can enter your inbox.
  • Following its success with Edison Mail, the #1 independent email app on the App Store, Edison set out more than two years ago to build the OnMail service.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005195/en/
    The advantage of Edisons near-decade of experience improving email for consumers and fighting email overload will be reflected in the new OnMail service.
  • An Independent Email Service That is Fast, Safe, and Secure
    Edison OnMail offers an independent and privacy-forward email service consumers can trust.

Waitr Experiencing an Increase in Driver Applications

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Waitr Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WTRH) (Waitr or the Company), a leader in on-demand food ordering and delivery, today announced the Company has seen approximately 28,000 new Independent Contractor driver applications over the last three weeks.

Key Points: 
  • Waitr Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WTRH) (Waitr or the Company), a leader in on-demand food ordering and delivery, today announced the Company has seen approximately 28,000 new Independent Contractor driver applications over the last three weeks.
  • This increase in applications has also assured us that we have the capacity to satisfy additional demand from restaurant partners and diners.
  • Founded in 2013 and based in Lafayette, Louisiana, Waitr is a leader in on-demand food ordering and delivery.
  • Waitr, along with recently acquired food delivery company Bite Squad, connects local restaurants to hungry diners in underserved U.S. markets.

Catasys Expands OnTrak-A Solution with Leading National Health Plan into Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Arkansas

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Catasys, Inc. (NASDAQ: CATS) (Catasys or the Company), a leading AI-powered and telehealth-enabled, virtualized outpatient healthcare treatment company, today announced the expansion of its OnTrak-A solution with a leading national health plan into Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Arkansas.

Key Points: 
  • Catasys, Inc. (NASDAQ: CATS) (Catasys or the Company), a leading AI-powered and telehealth-enabled, virtualized outpatient healthcare treatment company, today announced the expansion of its OnTrak-A solution with a leading national health plan into Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Arkansas.
  • With the expansions into Indiana and Arkansas, OnTrakTM is now available in 30 states, as well as the nations capital.
  • We are working closely with our health plan partners to address Social Determinants of Health such as food shortages and loneliness, especially in rural America.
  • OnTrak is available to members of leading national and regional health plans in 30 states and in Washington, D.C.

Renesas Expands Equipment Control and Networking Portfolio With New 32-Bit RX72N and RX66N MCUs for Industrial Automation

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005183/en/

Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005183/en/
    Renesas 32-bit RX72N and RX66N MCUs for Enabling Equipment Control & Networking (Graphic: Business Wire)
    In the industrial equipment market, performance and functionality improvements lead to larger program code sizes.
  • With this combination, the MCUs can implement single-chip equipment control and networking function, enhancing the real-time performance of applications such as industrial robots, general-purpose inverters, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and remote I/O devices.
  • They also make it possible to improve the exterior design and operability of a wide range of industrial automation equipment.
  • This reduces the CPU load required for closed-loop control and simplifies the implementation of additional functions such as networking capabilities.

Atlantic Broadband Network Delivers High Performance With Heightened Usage During COVID-19 Crisis

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Atlantic Broadband , the nations eighth-largest cable operator, has reported significant increases in internet bandwidth usage since the COVID-19 outbreak.

Key Points: 
  • Atlantic Broadband , the nations eighth-largest cable operator, has reported significant increases in internet bandwidth usage since the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Heightened usage levels are expected to continue while business and residential customers are staying at home, as needs for educational, work and entertainment resources are high.
  • Atlantic Broadband Business delivers advanced Video, Internet, Business WiFi and Phone services to small and medium businesses over a highly reliable, fiber-rich, high-capacity network.
  • Atlantic Broadband supports its business clients with 24/7 network monitoring and technical support, professional client care, and dedicated local account executives.

Clearfield Delivers Home Deployment Kits to Streamline FTTH Connections as Fiber Services Flourish

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD), the specialist in fiber management for communication service providers, today announced the introduction of Home Deployment Kits.

Key Points: 
  • Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD), the specialist in fiber management for communication service providers, today announced the introduction of Home Deployment Kits.
  • Designed to streamline and ease the task of FTTH deployment, Home Deployment Kits include everything you need to connect a home to fiber -- all in one box.
  • The components of the Clearfield Home Deployment Kit can be used with any types while being optimized for FieldShield FLEXDrop pre-terminated entrance fiber.
  • After installing the entrance fiber, the CraftSmart Fiber Outlet terminates the fiber inside the home.

LOGIX Fiber Networks Launches the Texas Connected Business Program Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:55pm

LOGIX Fiber Networks , a Texas-based business connectivity company, today announced the launch of the Texas Connected Business Program across Texas.

Key Points: 
  • LOGIX Fiber Networks , a Texas-based business connectivity company, today announced the launch of the Texas Connected Business Program across Texas.
  • The Texas Connected Business Program runs through April 30th and also allows businesses to double their bandwidth for free and receive reduced wavelength pricing.
  • LOGIX launched the Texas Connected Business Program to help Texas businesses adapt to this new environment as seamlessly as possible and do our part to keep the Texas economy connected, productive and strong.
  • LOGIX offers a broad range of business voice and data options for simple and complex configurations including Business Voice, Business Internet, Business Ethernet, Business Wavelength, Business Voice Cloud, Business Voice Trunks, Data Centers and Cloud Connect.

Veracyte Names Tracy Morris as Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:15pm

Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that it has named Tracy Morris as vice president of corporate communications and investor relations, effective immediately.

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  • Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) today announced that it has named Tracy Morris as vice president of corporate communications and investor relations, effective immediately.
  • For Veracyte, she provided communications leadership and support for the companys market introduction, IPO, acquisition and collaboration announcements, product and clinical milestones and ongoing investor relations activities.
  • Earlier in her career, Ms. Morris was director of U.S. marketing communications for Digene Corporation, which was subsequently acquired by QIAGEN.
  • Veracyte, Afirma, Percepta, Envisia, Prosigna, LymphMark, and the Veracyte logo are trademarks of Veracyte, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

BrightDoor Launches HomeRover™ - A Mobile App For Real Estate Agents To Perform Remote, Real-Time Video Home Tours

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

That process promises to get a bit easier with the release today of HomeRover, a new mobile app from BrightDoor, a leader in sales and marketing technology for real estate.

Key Points: 
  • That process promises to get a bit easier with the release today of HomeRover, a new mobile app from BrightDoor, a leader in sales and marketing technology for real estate.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005159/en/
    HomeRover lets the real estate agent perform the live video home tour while remote buyers watch and interact.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Starting today, the app is available as a free download in the Apple App Store.
  • So, with HomeRover, we connect agents and prospective buyers or renters through a remote, real-time video home tour experience.

56% of Businesses’ Microsoft Office 365 Licenses are Not Fully Exploited, CoreView Research Finds

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

According to a new research report, an average of 56% of a businesss Microsoft Office 365 licenses are inactive, underutilized, oversized or unassigned.

Key Points: 
  • According to a new research report, an average of 56% of a businesss Microsoft Office 365 licenses are inactive, underutilized, oversized or unassigned.
  • The finding comes from the Global Office 365 Report: License Optimization released today by CoreView , the only intelligent SaaS Management Platform (SMP).
  • - Business Users Struggle with App Adoption - IT Managers often buy Office 365 licenses in batches rather than making customer purchases catered to employee workflows.
  • Businesses can promote adoption of Office 365 by targeting their people who are not taking advantage of all of the services of Office 365 with just-in-time learning assets to increase employee productivity and maximize the return on the businesses Office 365 investments.

Hologic to Announce Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2020 on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:05pm

Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that the Company plans to release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2020 on Wednesday, April 29, after the market closes.

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  • Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that the Company plans to release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2020 on Wednesday, April 29, after the market closes.
  • In conjunction with the release, management will host a conference call that day at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • A replay will be available approximately two hours after the call ends through Friday, May 22, 2020.
  • Hologic, Inc. is an innovative medical technology company primarily focused on improving women's health and well-being through early detection and treatment.

EFG Companies Re-Launches WALKAWAY® Vehicle Return Protection - Program Proven to Increase Unit Sales

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

EFG Companies announced today the re-launch of the product behind the award-winning Hyundai Assurance Program, WALKAWAY Vehicle Return Protection.

Key Points: 
  • EFG Companies announced today the re-launch of the product behind the award-winning Hyundai Assurance Program, WALKAWAY Vehicle Return Protection.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005152/en/
    After launching WALKAWAY as the Hyundai Assurance program during the Great Recession, Hyundai experienced an eight percent increase in unit sales while the rest of the industry declined by 21 percent.
  • WALKAWAY Vehicle Return Protection allows consumers the option to return their vehicle in the event any of these unforeseen life events occur:
    Successful dealerships are defined by how they support their customers, said John Pappanastos, President and CEO, EFG Companies.
  • I thought I would never have to use the WALKAWAY program, said WALKAWAY contract holder, Monica Lagarin.

Dynatrace Expands Public Sector Presence Through FedRAMP

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Dynatrace helps us automate our DevOps delivery process and optimize the user experience across complex, distributed applications that involve multiple cloud providers.

Key Points: 
  • Dynatrace helps us automate our DevOps delivery process and optimize the user experience across complex, distributed applications that involve multiple cloud providers.
  • FedRAMP is a U.S. government program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.
  • Initiatives including FedRAMP and Cloud Smart, the federal governments cloud computing strategy, demonstrate the US governments commitment to digital transformation.
  • To learn more about how Dynatrace can help your business, visit www.dynatrace.com , visit our blog and follow us on Twitter @dynatrace .

Doctors Urge Surgeon General to Shut Down U.S. Live Animal Markets

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Surgeon General, the Physicians Committeea nonprofit of 12,000 doctorsdemands that U.S. live animal markets be shut down immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Surgeon General, the Physicians Committeea nonprofit of 12,000 doctorsdemands that U.S. live animal markets be shut down immediately.
  • Live animal markets are a welcome mat to coronaviruses.
  • The failure to close a single live animal market in China led to a pandemic that has closed countless businesses worldwide and led to an enormous death toll and economic havoc, state the doctors in their Petition for Rulemaking.
  • Live animal markets are a breeding ground for organisms that may not cause disease in animal hosts but can be deadly to humans.

Trex Company Announces Timing of First Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

You are invited to participate in the Companys conference call hosted by senior management on May 4, 2020 at 5:00 PM EDT.

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  • You are invited to participate in the Companys conference call hosted by senior management on May 4, 2020 at 5:00 PM EDT.
  • 1Q20 Conference Call Date & Time:
    To participate on the day of the call, dial 1-877-270-2148 or internationally 1-412-902-6510 approximately ten minutes before the call and tell the operator you wish to join the Trex Company Conference Call.
  • A live webcast of the conference call will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Trex Company website at 1Q20 Earnings Webcast .
  • Trex Company is the worlds largest manufacturer of high performance wood-alternative decking and railing with more than 25 years of product experience.

Elanco Confirms Date and Conference Call for First Quarter 2020 Financial Results Announcement

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) will announce its first quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, May 7, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) will announce its first quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, May 7, 2020.
  • Elanco will also conduct a conference call on that day with the investment community and media to further detail the companys performance.
  • The conference call will begin at 8:00 a.m. eastern time.
  • At Elanco, were driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life - all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet.

VIQ Solutions Announces Next Generation MobileMic Pro™ Dictation for Law Enforcement, Legal and Insurance Industries

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

VIQ Solutions MobileMic Pro Dictation ensures client smartphones become a mobile capture device creating secure, high quality recordings anywhere, anytime.

Key Points: 
  • VIQ Solutions MobileMic Pro Dictation ensures client smartphones become a mobile capture device creating secure, high quality recordings anywhere, anytime.
  • Captured recordings are transmitted automatically to VIQ Solutions proprietary solution NetScribe, powered by aiAssist, for timely and accurate transcription.
  • The Nampa Police Department, of Nampa, Idaho, has 170 Law Enforcement professionals serving a community of nearly 100,000.
  • VIQ Solutions MobileMic Pro Dictation is available now to assist Law Enforcement, Legal, and Insurance industries create secure, reliable and accurate documentation.

StorMagic Enters Security Market With Introduction of Encryption Key Management Solution

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

StorMagic , simplifying storage and security from the edge to the core, announced today that it has acquired KeyNexus, an innovator and designer of encryption key management solutions.

Key Points: 
  • StorMagic , simplifying storage and security from the edge to the core, announced today that it has acquired KeyNexus, an innovator and designer of encryption key management solutions.
  • StorMagic is also announcing the availability of SvKMS , its first modern, virtualized key management software solution.
  • SvKMS delivers affordable enterprise-grade key management for any application that requires encryption in any location - edge, datacenter or cloud.
  • StorMagic is now a storage and security focused organization, with its portfolio expanded to reach datacenter and cloud security customer requirements, practically doubling the companys total addressable market.

Excelin Home Health Addresses Coronavirus Pandemic By Using Synzi

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Excelin was interested in proactively using technology to gain efficiencies in care while continuing to provide excellent patient support and customer service.

Key Points: 
  • Excelin was interested in proactively using technology to gain efficiencies in care while continuing to provide excellent patient support and customer service.
  • To help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Excelin implemented Synzis virtual care communication platform and telehealth apps to address the patient burden of hospitals and physicians.
  • With Synzi, we are actively protecting our patients and our staff by using video-based virtual visits to effectively care for our patients and driving better outcomes, said Alicia Marr, CEO, Excelin.
  • Excelin Health is changing the way Home Health is delivered to our patients and families.

Acronis #CyberFit Financing Offers Access to Special Funding to Help Businesses Survive and Grow During Challenging Times

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

With these government loans now available, Acronis understands applications need to be fast, easy, and completely online.

Key Points: 
  • With these government loans now available, Acronis understands applications need to be fast, easy, and completely online.
  • As a cyber protection company, Acronis is dedicated to helping organizations safeguard their data, applications, and systems so they can remain productive and avoid costly downtime.
  • The global coronavirus pandemic has altered daily life for us all, but we must forge ahead to ensure we are doing our part to help.
  • Whether its addressing immediate COVID-19-related financial issues or assisting them with longer-term financing solutions down the road, Lendio looks forward to helping these businesses succeed.

Vor Biopharma Appoints Dr. Robert Pietrusko as Chief Regulatory and Quality Officer

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Vor Biopharma , an oncology company pioneering engineered hematopoietic stem cells (eHSCs) for the treatment of cancer, today announced that it has hired Robert Pietrusko, PharmD, as Chief Regulatory and Quality Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Vor Biopharma , an oncology company pioneering engineered hematopoietic stem cells (eHSCs) for the treatment of cancer, today announced that it has hired Robert Pietrusko, PharmD, as Chief Regulatory and Quality Officer.
  • As an early team member at Voyager Therapeutics, Dr. Pietrusko pioneered regulatory strategies to translate gene therapies from research into the clinic.
  • Prior to Voyager, Dr. Pietrusko was Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs & Quality and Executive Officer at ViroPharma, Inc.
  • Vor Biopharma aims to transform the lives of cancer patients by pioneering engineered hematopoietic stem cell (eHSC) therapies.

Matter Communications Named Agency of Record for RoadRunner Recycling

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Matter Communications a Brand Elevation Agency specializing in PR, creative services and digital marketing has been named the agency of record (AOR) for RoadRunner Recycling , a Pittsburgh-based startup providing custom recycling and waste solutions engineered to improve waste stream management.

Key Points: 
  • Matter Communications a Brand Elevation Agency specializing in PR, creative services and digital marketing has been named the agency of record (AOR) for RoadRunner Recycling , a Pittsburgh-based startup providing custom recycling and waste solutions engineered to improve waste stream management.
  • We recognized the need for an integrated public relations agency to help us raise the visibility of the RoadRunner brand and its custom solutions, said Andy Rihn, Director of Marketing at RoadRunner.
  • Matter is a Brand Elevation Agency unifying PR, creative services and digital marketing into strategic, content-rich communications campaigns that inspire action and build value.
  • RoadRunner Recycling is on a mission to elevate recycling in a world dominated by waste.

Midwest Hospital Banks on Efficiency and Dependability of Carestream Diagnostic Imaging Systems

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Carestream Healths imaging systems have helped Franciscan Health Crawfordsville, a 103-bed hospital in Indiana, tap the benefits of digital radiography (DR) using multiple Carestream systems from portable X-ray units to fluoroscopy.

Key Points: 
  • Carestream Healths imaging systems have helped Franciscan Health Crawfordsville, a 103-bed hospital in Indiana, tap the benefits of digital radiography (DR) using multiple Carestream systems from portable X-ray units to fluoroscopy.
  • Like other Carestream imaging systems, the DRX-Excel Plus is designed to capture a wide array of high-quality diagnostic images.
  • Also, the ability to use Carestream imaging systems seamlessly across the hospital increases efficiency and saves time for technicians and physicians alike.
  • Since then, the hospital has migrated to the CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System , which offers DR imaging for patients at their bedside.

Berkshire Grey Announces Robots as a Service (RaaS) To Help Retailers and eTailers Launch Robotic Solutions Without Upfront Capital Expenditures

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Market trends, consumer behavior, and new competition have strained retail, ecommerce, grocery, convenience, and foodservice supply chains for several years.

Key Points: 
  • Market trends, consumer behavior, and new competition have strained retail, ecommerce, grocery, convenience, and foodservice supply chains for several years.
  • Please contact Berkshire Grey to arrange virtual 1-on-1 discussions to see how robotic omni-channel fulfillment solutions and RaaS deployment models can benefit your business.
  • Berkshire Grey helps customers radically change the essential way they do business by combining AI and robotics to automate omni-channel fulfillment.
  • Berkshire Grey customers include Global 100 retailers and logistics service providers.

Logility Positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Inventory Optimization 2019 Vendor Assessment

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Logility, Inc., automating the digital transformation of supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning, has been named a Leader in the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Demand Planning 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc # US45672017e, December 2019).

Key Points: 
  • Logility, Inc., automating the digital transformation of supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning, has been named a Leader in the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Demand Planning 2019 Vendor Assessment (doc # US45672017e, December 2019).
  • The Logility Digital Planning Platform allows businesses to optimize inventory strategies with improved profitability, increased customer satisfaction and available working capital.
  • Inventory Optimization can have a significant financial impact by freeing up working capital while boosting service and minimizing inventory, said Karin Bursa, executive vice president, Logility.
  • To view the full IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Supply Chain Inventory Optimization 2019 Vendor Assessment, please visit: https://go.logility.com/WEB/IDC-MarketScape/IO/20200228 .

Ryan Named One of the FORTUNE 2020 Best Workplaces in Texas

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Ryan , a leading global tax services and software provider, has been selected as one of the 2020 FORTUNE Best Workplaces in Texas for the fourth consecutive year.

Key Points: 
  • Ryan , a leading global tax services and software provider, has been selected as one of the 2020 FORTUNE Best Workplaces in Texas for the fourth consecutive year.
  • Great Place to Work analyzes these experiences relative to each organizations size, workforce demographics, and whats typical in their industry and in Texas.
  • Ryans Best Workplaces in Texas award follows the Firms recent selection to the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list, recognizing the top employee-centric companies in the entire United States.
  • Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes.

Global Organizations Turning to Robotic Process Automation to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Organizations around the world are turning to automation to become faster and more agile in the face of increased demand and rapidly changing environments.

Key Points: 
  • Organizations around the world are turning to automation to become faster and more agile in the face of increased demand and rapidly changing environments.
  • The Company is also offering its Automation Hub at no cost to enterprise customers and prospects for one year.
  • With this tool, enterprises can capture automation ideas from their staff to build an automation pipeline that will support new and evolving employee needs, especially as they work remotely.
  • As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, organizations and healthcare institutions around the world are facing extreme challenges from hospital backlogs to influx in demands to business continuity challenges.

Newgioco Opens Wagering on Esports Events in Italy

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Newgioco Group, Inc. (Newgioco or the Company) (Nasdaq: NWGI), a global sports betting and interactive gaming technology company providing fully integrated, omni-channel sports betting software solutions, is pleased to announce the offering of esports wagering through its online betting channel in Italy as of Friday, April 3, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Newgioco Group, Inc. (Newgioco or the Company) (Nasdaq: NWGI), a global sports betting and interactive gaming technology company providing fully integrated, omni-channel sports betting software solutions, is pleased to announce the offering of esports wagering through its online betting channel in Italy as of Friday, April 3, 2020.
  • Clients of our online operators through Multigioco in Italy are now able to wager on the outcome of esports competitions of League of Legends, DOTA, Starcraft, as well as esports versions of NBA Basketball, Formula One and MotoGP.
  • Wagering on esports is intended to fill the gap left by the suspension of live sports and the limited availability niche sports events, and is available now on all online channels, including PC, tablet and mobile.
  • The rapid go-to-market of esports offerings reflects the talent and efficiency of our design team and flexibility of our Elys platform.

Tipalti Introduces New Initiative to Help Guilds, Nonprofits, and Trade Groups Make Payments Amid COVID-19

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Tipalti automates the entire payables workflow, from payee onboarding through to payment processing across 6 payment methods, 190 countries, and 120 currencies, payment status communications, and reporting.

Key Points: 
  • Tipalti automates the entire payables workflow, from payee onboarding through to payment processing across 6 payment methods, 190 countries, and 120 currencies, payment status communications, and reporting.
  • For more information on applying for this program, visit https://tipalti.com/covid19-relief-payments/
    Tipalti comes from the Hebrew expression for "We handled it."
  • Tipalti does just this by providing one comprehensive, global payables automation solution that automates all manual supplier payment processes.
  • Tipalti helps strengthen compliance and financial controls, avoid future AP headcount requirements, accelerate the financial close by 25%, and employ AP best practices.

87% Of Shoppers Prefer to Shop in Stores With Touchless or Robust Self-Checkout Options During COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

And 87% of shoppers say they would prefer to shop in stores with touchless or robust self-checkout options.

Key Points: 
  • And 87% of shoppers say they would prefer to shop in stores with touchless or robust self-checkout options.
  • More than 70% of shoppers are using touchless, robust self-checkout options or shopping at frictionless micro-markets, compared to nearly 29% that are shopping online.
  • Self-checkout options remain popular with nearly 75% of shoppers using self-checkout to pay for groceries frequently.
  • Consumers will look for touchless shopping experiences whenever possible while keeping social distancing rules, especially if another wave of pandemic occurs.

Penn National Insurance Amps Up Remote Work with Citrix

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

At Penn National Insurance we help people feel secure and make life better when bad things happen, said Mike Watts, VP of IT, Penn National Insurance.

Key Points: 
  • At Penn National Insurance we help people feel secure and make life better when bad things happen, said Mike Watts, VP of IT, Penn National Insurance.
  • This, says Morrison, enables Penn National Insurance to deliver a superior experience that keeps employees engaged and productive under any circumstances.
  • Founded in 1919, Penn National Insurance provides property and casualty insurance through a network of independent insurance agencies in 11 states: PA, MD, DE, NJ, VA, NC, SC, TN, AL, WI, IA.
  • 2020 Citrix Systems, Inc. Citrix, the Citrix logo, and other marks appearing herein are the property of Citrix Systems, Inc. and may be registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries.

COVID-19 Nationwide Symptom Tracking Solution Released by Data Point of Care

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Action Task 2: Distribute COVID-19 and social determinants online health screening questionnaires to consumers.

Key Points: 
  • Action Task 2: Distribute COVID-19 and social determinants online health screening questionnaires to consumers.
  • These questionnaires collect symptom, medication adherence, access to medication refills and social determinants data from households.
  • Medicare reimbursement for virtual care:
    Data Point of Care, owned and operated by Health Endeavors, is a health care technology company located in Scottsdale, Arizona, with one vision: put actionable data at the point of care.
  • Data Point of Care is one of the largest providers of technology services to Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).

Boxlight Shares Distance Learning Training and Resources

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, is offering complimentary training, professional development, and support resources for educators transitioning to distance learning.

Key Points: 
  • Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, is offering complimentary training, professional development, and support resources for educators transitioning to distance learning.
  • Boxlight Together is a collection of multimedia resources to upskill K-12 teachers on using Googles G-Suite for Education and Microsofts Office 365 for Education platforms to deliver distance learning during the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Working with educators as they transition to digital learning, specifically with Microsoft and Google products, is one of our core competencies.
  • Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) (Boxlight) is a leading provider of technology solutions for the global learning market.

American Integrity Insurance on Tampa Bay Times’ Top Place to Work List for Seventh Time

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

For American Integrity Insurance Company, a premier Tampa-based home insurance carrier, it is.

Key Points: 
  • For American Integrity Insurance Company, a premier Tampa-based home insurance carrier, it is.
  • 2020 marks the seventh year they have earned a spot on the Tampa Bay Top Workplaces List.
  • Im incredibly proud that our Company and its employees have earned this award for the seventh time, said American Integrity Insurance President and CEO Bob Ritchie.
  • Our six core values integrity, commitment, teamwork, humility, passion and fun are the intangibles that have truly made American Integrity a unique and rewarding place to work.

Leading Upper Midwest Furniture Retailer Authenticates Person-Not-Present Credit Card Purchases With Retail ID Web Amid Coronavirus Store Closures

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:13pm

The U.S. top 50 multi-brand furniture retailer and distributor needed an immediate way to authenticate person-not-present credit card purchasers, stopping fraud despite store closures due to the coronavirus.

Key Points: 
  • The U.S. top 50 multi-brand furniture retailer and distributor needed an immediate way to authenticate person-not-present credit card purchasers, stopping fraud despite store closures due to the coronavirus.
  • This prominent furniture retailer required an immediate solution that needed no integration yet could also authenticate credit card purchasers over the phone.
  • They chose to equip sales associates fielding consumer credit card phone orders with Retail ID Web, a frictionless, real-time technology solution.
  • Retail ID Web authenticates identification documents, allowing sales associates to quickly and seamlessly fulfill credit card purchases, while deterring losses associated with bad actors and fraudulent cards.

Semtech’s LoRa® Devices Integrated into Polysense’s Infrared Temperature Sensor

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Real-time data from the temperature sensors enables healthcare workers to efficiently screen individuals with a high temperature.

Key Points: 
  • Real-time data from the temperature sensors enables healthcare workers to efficiently screen individuals with a high temperature.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200407005058/en/
    Polysense LoRa-based infrared temperature sensor (Photo: Business Wire)
    With the new infrared LoRa-based temperature sensors, cities are able to provide better health monitoring and services to communities.
  • A wireless sensor for individual use, the WxS x800-IRTM, which leverages thermal sensing technologies and embedded LoRa devices to consistently monitor patient temperature in real time.
  • The sensor utilizes connectivity based on the LoRaWAN protocol to communicate temperature data to Cloud-based applications for trend analysis.

Era of Inspirational Investment begins with ESG Analytics from NetworkFinancials’ TROVA Data Platform

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:45pm

NetworkFinancials, a Silicon Valley based FinTech Startup announced availability of ESG Data Analytics capabilities for investment community.

Key Points: 
  • NetworkFinancials, a Silicon Valley based FinTech Startup announced availability of ESG Data Analytics capabilities for investment community.
  • TROVA ESG Data Analytics is NetworkFinancials approach to ESG investment.
  • TROVA ESG Analytics addresses these problems by automating quantification of qualitative ESG datasets based on multi-dimensional metrics with growth opportunity.
  • To stay ahead with ESG investment, request for TROVA ESG demo at https://www.network-financials.com/trova-demo-request
    TROVA is a cloud-based high-performance Investment Data Platform from NetworkFinancials.

Study: Preventing Cyberattack Penetration Can Save Enterprises Up To $1.4 Million Per Incident

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

What this study shows is that most companies are still operating under a policy of assume breach, believing that it is more pragmatic to contain a cyberattack after penetration.

Key Points: 
  • What this study shows is that most companies are still operating under a policy of assume breach, believing that it is more pragmatic to contain a cyberattack after penetration.
  • This is no longer an economically viable long-term strategy, said Guy Caspi, CEO and co-founder of Deep Instinct.
  • Prevention is perceived to be the most difficult to achieve in the cybersecurity lifecycle according to 80% of respondents.
  • Most of these respondents are responsible for maintaining and implementing security technologies, conducting assessments, leading security teams and testing controls.