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Leaders of Wisconsin's Two Medical Schools Urge Everyone to Take Action During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:04pm

"The impact that COVID-19 has had on neighbors, friends, communities, health care professionals and frontline workers in our state has been devastating.

Key Points: 
  • "The impact that COVID-19 has had on neighbors, friends, communities, health care professionals and frontline workers in our state has been devastating.
  • The best way to limit the deadly impact of COVID-19 in our communities is to take these simple actions."
  • As leaders of the institutions that train the next generation of health care and public health professionals, Drs.
  • These actions wearing your mask, washing your hands, watching your distance are how we will all move forward."

Atento's Innovation Hub Launches Startup Accelerator Program and Open Innovation Platform

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:01pm

Both programs stem from the ISO 56002 certification for innovation management that Atento was awarded in 2020.

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  • Both programs stem from the ISO 56002 certification for innovation management that Atento was awarded in 2020.
  • A Pitch Day will happen in December 2020 and the program is scheduled to start in January 2021.
  • Atento's open innovation platform utilizes a gaming model to engage employees in contributing ideas.
  • This year alone, over 10% of sales have come from completely new services developed by our Innovation Hub.

Industrial Security Integrators prepares to aid government contractors with DFARS rule changes

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:00pm

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With the recent Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) rule changes, Industrial Security Integrators (IsI), the leader in compliance management and managed security services, is gearing up to help their growing list of top government contractors maintain compliance.

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  • HERNDON, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With the recent Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) rule changes, Industrial Security Integrators (IsI), the leader in compliance management and managed security services, is gearing up to help their growing list of top government contractors maintain compliance.
  • Industrial Security Integrators had been following the development of the new standards and has been working with clients in preparation of the Department of Defense's recently issued new rules.
  • "We have taken a leading industry role in handling the needs of contractors for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)," said Paul Cella, CEO of Industrial Security Integrators.
  • Headquartered in Herndon, VA, Industrial Security Integrators provides cost-effective, comprehensive security solutions for Industry and Government.

iiRcade Adding 1930's Noir-Era Survival Horror Game, White Night, to Game Library

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:00pm

White Night, a third-person survival horror game set in the jazz/noir-era of the 1930s, will be available on the ever-expanding iiRcade store.

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  • White Night, a third-person survival horror game set in the jazz/noir-era of the 1930s, will be available on the ever-expanding iiRcade store.
  • White Night challenges players to confront the nightmares of the past on an adventure in which darkness is the enemy; and darkness is everywhere.
  • "White Night is a really unique game," said Jong Shin, founder & CEO of iiRcade.
  • They'll be sure to enjoy this 1930s style survival horror game."

AARP to Celebrate 2021 Purpose Prize® Honorees at Virtual Award Ceremony December 3

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:00pm

The virtual event will be hosted by award-winning journalist Lisa Ling and feature AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins and Purpose Prize jury chair Sherry Lansing.

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  • The virtual event will be hosted by award-winning journalist Lisa Ling and feature AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins and Purpose Prize jury chair Sherry Lansing.
  • Each AARP Purpose Prize winner will receive a$50,000award for their organization.
  • AARP also announced ten AARP Purpose Prize fellows, who will be honored for the mission-focused work of the organizations they lead and will receive a $5,000 award to further the mission of their organization.
  • AARP invites everyone to join the free virtual event, which will be aired from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

X Financial Reports Third Quarter 2020 Unaudited Financial Results

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 10:00pm

SHENZHEN, China, Dec.1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- X Financial (NYSE: XYF) (the "Company" or "we"), a leading technology-driven personal finance company in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.

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  • SHENZHEN, China, Dec.1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- X Financial (NYSE: XYF) (the "Company" or "we"), a leading technology-driven personal finance company in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.
  • Net loss attributable to X Financial shareholders was RMB113.0 million (US$16.6 million), compared with net income attributable to X Financial shareholders of RMB169.6 million in the same period of 2019 and net loss attributable to X Financial shareholders of RMB343.7 million in the previous quarter.
  • Non-GAAP[1] adjusted net loss attributable to X Financial shareholders was RMB111.7 million (US$16.5 million), compared with non-GAAP adjusted net income attributable to X Financial shareholders of RMB208.0 million in the same period of 2019 and non-GAAP adjusted net loss attributable to X Financial shareholders of RMB325.9 million in the previous quarter.
  • Institutional funding accounted for 100.0% of the total loan facilitation amount, compared with 97.4% in the second quarter of 2020.

World Science Scholars Announces 2020 Cohort

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:46pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Science Scholars (WSS) program, an initiative of the World Science Festival, announces its newest class of 27 young Scholarsexceptionally talented mathematical minds, hailing from 14 countries.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Science Scholars (WSS) program, an initiative of the World Science Festival, announces its newest class of 27 young Scholarsexceptionally talented mathematical minds, hailing from 14 countries.
  • The World Science Scholars program is made possible by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.
  • Students are nominated for WSS by the World Science Festival's network of organizations and educational institutions, or can apply directly to the program.
  • The chart below is a full breakdown of the 2020 cohort.

Salesforce Executives to Participate in Upcoming Investor Events

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:45pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today announced that Salesforce executives will participate in the following investor events:

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in CRM, today announced that Salesforce executives will participate in the following investor events:
    Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020: Mark Hawkins, President & CFO, will participate in the Credit Suisse 24th Annual Technology Conference at 9:20 a.m. (PT) / 12:20 p.m. (ET).
  • Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020: Mark Hawkins, President & CFO, will participate in the 2020 Wells Fargo TMT Summit at 10:20 a.m. (PT) / 1:20 p.m. (ET).
  • Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020: Gavin Patterson, President & CRO, will participate in the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference at 8:10 a.m. (PT) / 11:10 a.m. (ET).
  • Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), bringing companies closer to their customers in the digital age.

Insights on the Airway Clearance System North American Market to 2025 - Industry Analysis and Forecast

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:45pm

DUBLIN, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "North America Airway Clearance System Market, by Type,, by Application, by End Use, by Country, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2019 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "North America Airway Clearance System Market, by Type,, by Application, by End Use, by Country, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2019 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • High-frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) is an airway clearing technique that uses a modified vest to administer external chest wall oscillations to the torso.
  • Based on countries, the market is segmented into U.S., Mexico, Canada, and Rest of North America.
  • The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market.

Etihad Airways partners with PressReader: Heightens passenger experience with digital newspapers and magazines

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:44pm

Access will open to guests 30 hours before flight time, unlocking more than 7,000 newspapers and magazines from 120 countries in over 60 languages.

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  • Access will open to guests 30 hours before flight time, unlocking more than 7,000 newspapers and magazines from 120 countries in over 60 languages.
  • A strong commitment to the customer experience and sustainability brought Etihad to PressReader from a previous digital platform.
  • A curated selection of popular newspapers and magazines from the PressReader catalog is also available on Etihad's award-winning inflight entertainment system.
  • PressReader continues to help its commercial aviation partners like Etihad Airways offer choice and safety, and they're not alone.

STXfilms Steers "Horizon Line" To EPIX® Following Home Premiere Release Beginning January 12

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:38pm

The announcement was made today by Adam Fogelson, chairman, STXfilms Motion Picture Group.The film will premiere on EPIX following its debut on all transactional platforms beginning Friday, January 12, where it will be available to purchase for $14.99 or to rent for $6.99.

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  • The announcement was made today by Adam Fogelson, chairman, STXfilms Motion Picture Group.The film will premiere on EPIX following its debut on all transactional platforms beginning Friday, January 12, where it will be available to purchase for $14.99 or to rent for $6.99.
  • Fogelson said, "Demand for quality entertainment is at an all-time high, and we're thrilled to be able to work with such strong partners as Epix.
  • The studio also recently announced that the thriller Songbird, produced by Michael Bay,will be available beginning December 11 as a PVOD release.
  • In just 5 short years, its slate of films has already grossed over $1.8b in global theatrical box office.

Lightspeed Announces Acquisition of Upserve to Further Omnichannel Revolution of American Restaurant Industry

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:35pm

RBC Capital Markets acted as financial advisor to Lightspeed on the transaction and William Blair acted as advisor to Upserve.

Key Points: 
  • RBC Capital Markets acted as financial advisor to Lightspeed on the transaction and William Blair acted as advisor to Upserve.
  • Lightspeed (NYSE and TSX: LSPD) powers complex small and medium-sized businesses with its cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms in over 100 countries.
  • Its product suite enables SMBs to sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments and ultimately grow their business.
  • Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Lightspeed is trusted by favorite local businesses worldwide, where communities go to shop and dine.

Comerica Bank's California Index Up Again

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:35pm

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's California Economic Activity Index increased in September to a level of 97.7.

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  • DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's California Economic Activity Index increased in September to a level of 97.7.
  • Our California Economic Activity Index improved again in September, posting its third consecutive gain.
  • Our California Index reflects the reopening of the state's economy in September.
  • The California Economic Activity Index consists of eight variables, as follows: nonfarm payroll employment, continuing claims for unemployment insurance, housing starts, house price index, industrial electricity sales, total trade, technology stock index and hotel occupancy.

Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort Wins 15 First Place Regional Gaming and Property Awards from Strictly Slots and Casino Player Magazines

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:30pm

D'IBERVILLE, Miss., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Readers of Casino Player Magazine and Strictly Slots Magazine named Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort as the winner of 15 First Place awards, spotlighting the property's best-in-class casino experience, customer service, and physical facility.

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  • D'IBERVILLE, Miss., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Readers of Casino Player Magazine and Strictly Slots Magazine named Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort as the winner of 15 First Place awards, spotlighting the property's best-in-class casino experience, customer service, and physical facility.
  • "These awards confirm our ongoing dedication to providing outstanding service to our valued guests and our commitment to continue to invest in our property to ensure top quality amenities," said Scarlet Pearl CEO LuAnn Pappas.
  • The eight First Place Awards in the Casino Player Magazine Best of Gaming on the Mississippi Gulf Coast 2020 issue are:
    The seven First Place Awards in the Strictly Slots Magazine Best of Slots on the Mississippi Gulf Coast 2020 issue are:
    About Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort: Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort (scarletpearlcasino.com) is located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in D'Iberville, MS.
  • The award-winning hotel resort has a 300-room hotel and a gaming floor with 877 slots and video poker machines, 36 table games, and Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook.

SunPower Corporation CEO Thomas Werner to Speak at BofA Securities Virtual 2020 Renewables Symposium

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:30pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy service provider, today announced that Thomas Werner, CEO and chairman of the board, will speak at the BofA Securities Renewables Symposium on December 3, 2020 at12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy service provider, today announced that Thomas Werner, CEO and chairman of the board, will speak at the BofA Securities Renewables Symposium on December 3, 2020 at12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
  • Headquartered in California's Silicon Valley, SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) is a leading Distributed Generation Storage and Energy Services provider in North America.
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Protagonist Therapeutics Reports Granting of Inducement Award

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:30pm

NEWARK, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTGX) today reported that on November 30, 2020, it issued an inducement award to Michelle Landolfi, Ph.D., the Company's recently hired Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, in accordance with the terms of Dr. Landolfi's employment offer letter.

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  • NEWARK, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTGX) today reported that on November 30, 2020, it issued an inducement award to Michelle Landolfi, Ph.D., the Company's recently hired Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, in accordance with the terms of Dr. Landolfi's employment offer letter.
  • The award was granted under the Protagonist Therapeutics Amended and Restated Inducement Plan, which was adopted May 29, 2018, and amended February 18, 2020.
  • The inducement award consists of an option to purchase 50,000 shares of Protagonist Therapeutics common stock and has a ten-year term.
  • The exercise price of the option is $24.16, which was the per-share closing price of Protagonist Therapeutics common stock on the Nasdaq Global Market on November 30, 2020.

Invesco Ltd. To Present at Goldman Sachs 2020 US Financial Services Conference

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:30pm

ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ) today announced that Marty Flanagan, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Allison Dukes, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the virtual Goldman Sachs 2020 US Financial Services Conference on December 8, 2020 at 8:00am EST.

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  • ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ) today announced that Marty Flanagan, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Allison Dukes, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present at the virtual Goldman Sachs 2020 US Financial Services Conference on December 8, 2020 at 8:00am EST.
  • A link to the live audio webcast will be available on http://ir.invesco.com and for 180 days following the event.
  • Invesco is a global independent investment management firm dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life.With offices in 25 countries, our distinctive investmentteams deliver a comprehensive range of active, passive and alternative investment capabilities.
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iStar to Present at the BofA Securities 2020 Leveraged Finance Virtual Conference

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:30pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iStar Inc. (NYSE: STAR) announced today that Jay Sugarman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the BofA Securities 2020 Leveraged Finance Virtual on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 5:15 pm ET.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iStar Inc. (NYSE: STAR) announced today that Jay Sugarman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the BofA Securities 2020 Leveraged Finance Virtual on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 5:15 pm ET.
  • iStar's remarks will be broadcast live and can be accessed by all interested parties through iStar's website, www.istar.com , in the "Investors" section.
  • For those who are not able to listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available shortly after the call on the website.
  • Additional information on iStar is available on its website at www.istar.com .

Outlook on the Biopharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Industry in Asia Pacific to 2027 - Emerging Markets Presents Opportunities

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:30pm

The biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to reach US$ 4,997.46 Mn in 2027 from US$ 2,580.70 Mn in 2019.

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  • The biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to reach US$ 4,997.46 Mn in 2027 from US$ 2,580.70 Mn in 2019.
  • The biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing market is growing primarily due to the increasing demand for biologics and increasing outsourcing by pharmaceutical companies in Asia Pacific.
  • Thus, the above-mentioned factors are likely to boost the growth of the biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing market in Asia Pacific during the forecast period.
  • In 2019, the biologics segment held the largest market share in the biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing market in Asia Pacific.

Montefiore Notifies Patients of Privacy Breach

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:30pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Montefiore Medical Center is notifying some patients about a privacy breach involving patient information accessed illegally by a former employee.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Montefiore Medical Center is notifying some patients about a privacy breach involving patient information accessed illegally by a former employee.
  • Montefiore discovered that it had paid false invoices that an employee and vendor submitted for unused surgical products.
  • Montefiore recommends that patients remain vigilant and carefully review statements from healthcare providers.
  • Additionally, Montefiore is reviewing how invoices for surgical supplies are processed to prevent a breach like this from recurring.

Strategic partnership: viGlobal and Symplicity join forces to streamline law student recruitment

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:29pm

The partnership will allow viGlobal's law firm clients to connect with Symplicity's career center clients, creating a seamless student recruitment and hiring experience.

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  • The partnership will allow viGlobal's law firm clients to connect with Symplicity's career center clients, creating a seamless student recruitment and hiring experience.
  • viGlobal has close to 500 law firm clients, including 95% of the Am Law 100, the largest firms in the U.S. Symplicity has coverage of more than 200 U.S. law schools, which includes 100% of the country's top law schools.
  • The tight partnership between viGlobal and Symplicity will create additional value to the law firms and schools that the two companies serve.
  • "As Symplicity continues to expand its offerings to more employers, viGlobal was a natural fit," said Symplicity CEO Matthew Small.

Sanitation Districts Expand Food Waste Recycling System to Produce Vehicle Fuel

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:29pm

CARSON, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to convert waste into resources, the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (Sanitation Districts) recently started up a biogas purification system to recycle food waste into renewable vehicle fuel.

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  • CARSON, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to convert waste into resources, the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts (Sanitation Districts) recently started up a biogas purification system to recycle food waste into renewable vehicle fuel.
  • The Sanitation Districts' food waste recycling program has several parts.
  • The loads of food waste are delivered to the Sanitation Districts' Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility in Whittier.
  • "Because the Sanitation Districts manage both solid waste and wastewater, we already had most of the infrastructure needed for food waste recycling.

Rexel USA Northeast Announces Shift to Zone Model for New England Branches

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:28pm

TAUNTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rexel USA Northeast has announced a shift to a Zone Model structure for its New England Rexel and Gexpro branches to better serve its customers who cross several branch geographies, as well as to strengthen relationships and share best practices across its branches.

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  • TAUNTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rexel USA Northeast has announced a shift to a Zone Model structure for its New England Rexel and Gexpro branches to better serve its customers who cross several branch geographies, as well as to strengthen relationships and share best practices across its branches.
  • "Our goal is to be more local, more connected and more engaged with our customers, partners and employees," said Christopher Monoson, NorthEast Region President for Rexel USA.
  • Each zone will be comprised of a specific geography that covers 2-5 branches, each with a Branch Manager, that will be led cohesively by a Zone Manager.
  • The Zone Managers across New England are Mike Kenney, Casey Lemmel, Rui Lopes, Clark McCain, Vic Noseworthy and Scott Quinn.

John Carroll University Launches Student-Run Social Enterprise

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:25pm

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Center for Service and Social Action (CSSA) at JohnCarroll University is launching a student-run food truck business.

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  • UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Center for Service and Social Action (CSSA) at JohnCarroll University is launching a student-run food truck business.
  • "With this project, we set out to take experiential education at John Carroll to the next level."
  • Feely then worked with Doan Winkel, director of the Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship at John Carroll University, to integrate the effort into JCU's Boler College of Business.
  • John Carroll University is located in University Heights, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland.

Advarra Announces Appointment of Steven Buonaiuto as Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:24pm

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Advarra , the market leader in regulatory review solutions and clinical site technologies, announced today that it has named Steven Buonaiuto to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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  • COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Advarra , the market leader in regulatory review solutions and clinical site technologies, announced today that it has named Steven Buonaiuto to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
  • Buonaiuto brings over 30 years of domestic and international executive leadership experience in finance, accounting, and operations.
  • In this role, Buonaiuto succeeds Scott Uebele , CFO for over seven years, who remains at Advarra in the position of President and Chief Research Services Officer, as previously announced .
  • His impressive track record leading financial and operations functions during periods of growth and integration makes him an ideal fit for Advarra," noted Saarony.

LISC Jacksonville names Dr. PeDro Cohen as new executive director to lead local investments in housing, businesses, health and jobs

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:24pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has named long-time community leader Dr. Irvin "PeDro" Cohen as executive director of LISC Jacksonville, the local arm of the nation's largest community development organization.

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  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) has named long-time community leader Dr. Irvin "PeDro" Cohen as executive director of LISC Jacksonville, the local arm of the nation's largest community development organization.
  • Since 2000, LISC Jacksonville has invested more than $100 million in affordable housing, economic development, health and jobs throughout the region and leveraged $365 million in additional investments for Jacksonville communities.
  • As executive director, Cohen will lead LISC's local staff and programs focused on catalyzing economic opportunity for local residents.
  • He most recently served as vice president of operations for YMCA of Florida First Coast, with 19 facilities in and around the city.

StockX Reports Record-Breaking Cyber Weekend, Daily Gross Merchandise Value Averaged 100% Growth From 2019

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:22pm

Throughout Cyber Weekend, more than one gaming console was traded every minute on StockX.

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  • Throughout Cyber Weekend, more than one gaming console was traded every minute on StockX.
  • The Jordan 1 Black Metallic Gold was released on Cyber Monday, and in less than three hours had already climbed to the No.
  • Buyers from more than 140 different countries and territories made purchases on StockX throughout Cyber Weekend.
  • In Europe, new buyers more than doubled compared to 2019, fueling a 125% increase in buy-side trades.

Current Research Confirms that Crude Oil and Natural Gas are the Ultimate Poverty Eliminators

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:20pm

Recently, the United States has been the top crude oil producer globally, ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia.

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  • Recently, the United States has been the top crude oil producer globally, ahead of Saudi Arabia and Russia.
  • Texas, North Dakota, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Colorado are responsible for 69 percent of the total United States crude oil production.
  • Across many more states in the southern and middle United States, communities have found similar economic success due to the oil and gas industry.
  • It seems apparent that the oil industry and other private sector opportunities are the most effective tools to alleviate poverty in the US.

Transformative Propulsion Systems Powering the Global Commercial Turboprop Market Outlook

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:20pm

Their versatility and maneuverability make turboprops the only aircraft type capable of serving geographically restricted areas that jets find hard to reach.

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  • Their versatility and maneuverability make turboprops the only aircraft type capable of serving geographically restricted areas that jets find hard to reach.
  • The diminished popularity of turboprop aircraft in more developed markets like the United States has left turboprop manufacturers reliant on less developed regions.
  • There have been almost no improvements or disruptive changes to the turboprop market in the last 30 years.
  • Reportlinker finds and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - instantly, in one place.

Comerica Bank's Texas Index Moved Higher

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:20pm

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index increased in September to 119.0.

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  • DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Texas Economic Activity Index increased in September to 119.0.
  • September's index reading was 25 percent above the index cyclical low of 95.5.
  • Our Texas Economic Activity Index improved for the third consecutive month in September.
  • The Texas Economic Activity Index consists of nine variables, as follows: nonfarm payroll employment, continuing claims for unemployment insurance, housing starts, house price index, industrial electricity sales, Texas rotary rig count, total trade, hotel occupancy and sales tax revenue.

Aflac Incorporated to Present at the Virtual Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2020

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:20pm

COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that President and Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Incorporated Frederick J. Crawford and Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer of Aflac Incorporated Max K. Brodn will participate in a fireside chat at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2020on December 8, 2020 at 8:40 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) announced today that President and Chief Operating Officer of Aflac Incorporated Frederick J. Crawford and Executive Vice President; Chief Financial Officer of Aflac Incorporated Max K. Brodn will participate in a fireside chat at the Goldman Sachs U.S. Financial Services Conference 2020on December 8, 2020 at 8:40 a.m.
  • Please click here to register for the webcast at least 15 minutes prior to the presentation to download and install any necessary software.
  • For more than six decades, insurance policies of Aflac Incorporated's subsidiaries have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress.
  • Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America for 20 consecutive years.

Infogix Debuts Show and Tell Demo Days

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:15pm

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Infogix , a leading provider of data solutions, will premier their first Show and Tell Demo Days, December 9-10.

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  • NAPERVILLE, Ill., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Infogix , a leading provider of data solutions, will premier their first Show and Tell Demo Days, December 9-10.
  • The New Rules of Data Quality for 2021 - Understand how automated data quality drives business decisions through data governance.
  • To learn more about Infogix, visit http://www.infogix.com or @infogix.
  • To learn more about Infogix, visit http://www.infogix.com or @Infogix.

Hennessy Advisors, Inc. Reports Annual Earnings

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:15pm

NOVATO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Hennessy Advisors, Inc. (NASDAQ:HNNA) today reported results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020.

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  • NOVATO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Hennessy Advisors, Inc. (NASDAQ:HNNA) today reported results for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020.
  • As a company, we remain ever focused on our longterm business model of pursuing acquisitions and growing organically, despite the challenging environment," said Mr. Hennessy.
  • "Hennessy Advisors continues to post positive earnings and generate strong operating cash flows," said Teresa Nilsen, President and COO.
  • $4.0million in total annual dividend payments, which brought our annualized dividend yield to 5.9%.

eBay Names Julie Loeger Global Chief Growth Officer

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:15pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, eBay announced the appointment of Julie Loeger as Global Chief Growth Officer (CGO).

Key Points: 
  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, eBay announced the appointment of Julie Loeger as Global Chief Growth Officer (CGO).
  • In a newly created role, as CGO, Julie will lead two critical, global teams that are focused on customer acquisition, retention and service -- Global Marketing and Global Customer Experience.
  • Julie will report directly to Jamie Iannone, eBay's Chief Executive Officer and will join the company during the first week of January, 2021.
  • "I am excited to join the eBay team in January," said Julie Loeger, incoming Global Chief Growth Officer, eBay.

The Electric Lawn Mower European Industry is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 7% Between 2020 & 2025

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:15pm

DUBLIN, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Europe Electric Lawn Mower Market - Comprehensive Study and Strategic Analysis 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Europe Electric Lawn Mower Market - Comprehensive Study and Strategic Analysis 2020-2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Europe Electric lawn mower market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 7% during the period 2020-2025.
  • The following factors are likely to contribute to the growth of the Europe electric lawn mower market during the forecast period:
    The study considers the present scenario of the Europe Electric lawn mower market and its market dynamics for the period 2019-2025.
  • The European electric lawn mower market is highly fragmented, with several local and global players.

Genesco Announces Appointment Of Interim Chief Financial Officer

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:15pm

Earlier in his career, he was chief financial officer of Oakley, the global eyewear brand and served in the same capacity at companies in the technology and medical device industries.

Key Points: 
  • Earlier in his career, he was chief financial officer of Oakley, the global eyewear brand and served in the same capacity at companies in the technology and medical device industries.
  • Mimi E. Vaughn, board chair, president and chief executive officer, commented, "We are extremely excited to welcome Tom to the team.
  • Tom is a proven leader with more than 40 years of experience including almost three decades as chief financial officer of public and private companies.
  • As previously announced, Vaughn has been temporarily serving as chief financial officer and will continue in that role until George's appointment becomes effective on December 14, 2020.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. to Host Regularly Scheduled Quarterly Investor Meeting with Management

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:15pm

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) will be hosting its regularly scheduled quarterly management meeting on Tuesday, December 15 from 8:00 a.m. CT until approximately 10:30 a.m. CT.

Key Points: 
  • ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) will be hosting its regularly scheduled quarterly management meeting on Tuesday, December 15 from 8:00 a.m. CT until approximately 10:30 a.m. CT.
  • This quarter's meeting will take place virtually via conference call.
  • Any information distributed in conjunction with this meeting will be available on December 15 at 7:30 a.m. CT at http://www.ajg.com/December15materials .
  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG), a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

NASA Will Name Companies Selected to Collect Lunar Resources Under Artemis Program

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:14pm

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --NASA will hold a media teleconference Thursday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. EST to announce the companies it has selected to collect lunar resources as part of the Artemis program.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --NASA will hold a media teleconference Thursday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. EST to announce the companies it has selected to collect lunar resources as part of the Artemis program.
  • Next-generation lunar science and technology is a key objective for returning to the Moon under the Artemis program and preparing for Mars.
  • The ability to extract and use space resources is critical to support a sustainable human presence on the lunar surface.
  • Companies selected for space resources contracts will collect a small amount of lunar regolith from any location on the Moon's surface and provide imagery to NASA of the collected material, along with data that identifies the collection location.

Dimer's GermFalcon Recognized In TIME's Best Inventions Of 2020

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:11pm

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On November 19th, TIME revealed its annual list of Best Inventions , with Dimer's GermFalcon honored in the Transportation category.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On November 19th, TIME revealed its annual list of Best Inventions , with Dimer's GermFalcon honored in the Transportation category.
  • TIME's prestigious list recognizes products, software, and services that solve compelling and timely problems in innovative ways.
  • Products are nominated from both TIME editors and correspondents around the world as well as through online applications.
  • It's an honor to have our research and efforts recognized as one of TIME's Best Inventions.

Vimeo to Attend UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:10pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimeo, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC), will attend the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference Monday, December 7, 2020.Anjali Sud, CEO of Vimeo, will participate in a fireside chat at 12:05 p.m.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimeo, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC), will attend the UBS Global TMT Virtual Conference Monday, December 7, 2020.Anjali Sud, CEO of Vimeo, will participate in a fireside chat at 12:05 p.m.
  • Vimeo is the world's leading professional video platform and community.
  • Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world, and is an operating business of IAC.
  • IAC today operates Vimeo, Dotdash and Care.com, among many others, and has majority ownership of ANGI Homeservices, which includes HomeAdvisor, Angie's List and Handy.

Chipotle Mexican Grill To Announce Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2020 Results On February 2, 2021

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:10pm

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results onTuesday, February 2, 2021 at4:30 PM Eastern time.

Key Points: 
  • NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results onTuesday, February 2, 2021 at4:30 PM Eastern time.
  • A press release with fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results will be issued at approximately4:10 PM Eastern timeon Tuesday, February 2, 2021.
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically-cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
  • Steve Ells, founder and former executive chairman, first opened Chipotle with a single restaurant in Denver, Colorado in 1993.

The Global Surface Mining Equipment Market is expected to grow by $ 4.62 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 4% during the forecast period

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:10pm

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The analyst has been monitoring the surface mining equipment market and it is poised to grow by $ 4.62 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 4% during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The analyst has been monitoring the surface mining equipment market and it is poised to grow by $ 4.62 bn during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of 4% during the forecast period.
  • Our reports on the surface mining equipment market provide a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • The surface mining equipment market analysis includes application segment and geographical landscapes.

Blackbaud Announces Long-Term Financial Goals and Strategic Outlook

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:10pm

Blackbaud has provided in this release forward-looking financial information that has not been prepared in accordance with GAAP.

Key Points: 
  • Blackbaud has provided in this release forward-looking financial information that has not been prepared in accordance with GAAP.
  • Blackbaud uses these non-GAAP financial measures internally in analyzing its financial results and believes they are useful to investors, as a supplement to GAAP measures, in evaluating Blackbaud's ongoing operational performance.
  • Non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation from, or as a substitute for, financial information prepared in accordance with GAAP.
  • Investors are encouraged to review the reconciliation of these non-GAAP measures to their most directly comparable GAAP financial measures.

Limpid has partnered with AlgoriX to monetize their own and operated applications on ROKU platform

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:05pm

SINGAPORE, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --We are incredibly proud to announce that AlgoriX has partnered with Limpid to monetize operated applications on the ROKU platform.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --We are incredibly proud to announce that AlgoriX has partnered with Limpid to monetize operated applications on the ROKU platform.
  • Motivated by the growth of their channels, Limpid has added three new gaming CTV apps to its portfolio.
  • The upcoming challenging and fun games by Limpid are:
    They present the most addictive bubble pop games and Mahjong Epic for FREE only on Roku TV.
  • Limpid also focus on publishing through AlgoriX Studios and an advertising platform, AlgoriX Entregar.

Brixmor Property Group's ESG Efforts Earn High Ratings From Multiple Organizations

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:05pm

Brixmor (NYSE: BRX) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates a high-quality, national portfolio of open-air shopping centers.

Key Points: 
  • Brixmor (NYSE: BRX) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates a high-quality, national portfolio of open-air shopping centers.
  • Its 395 retail centers comprise approximately 69 million square feet of prime retail space in established trade areas.
  • Brixmor is a proud real estate partner to approximately 5,000 retailers including The TJX Companies, The Kroger Co., Publix Super Markets, Wal-Mart, Ross Stores and L.A.
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    SOURCE Brixmor Property Group Inc.

Karyopharm Announces Investor and Analyst Event at the American Society of Hematology 2020 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:05pm

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:KPTI), a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company pioneering novel cancer therapies, today announced that it will host a virtual investor and analyst event to discuss the Company's pipeline of clinical programs and highlights from the data presentations being given at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2020 Annual Meeting.

Key Points: 
  • NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:KPTI), a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company pioneering novel cancer therapies, today announced that it will host a virtual investor and analyst event to discuss the Company's pipeline of clinical programs and highlights from the data presentations being given at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) 2020 Annual Meeting.
  • This Karyopharm-sponsored event is scheduled for Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • A live audio webcast of the call will be available under "Events & Presentations" in the Investor section of the Company's website, http://investors.karyopharm.com/events-presentations .
  • In June 2020, XPOVIO was approved by the FDA as a treatment for patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

John Felker Joins Parsons' Distinguished Federal Strategic Advisory Board

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:05pm

CENTREVILLE, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) is proud to announce the addition of John Felker to the company's federal strategic advisory board.

Key Points: 
  • CENTREVILLE, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) is proud to announce the addition of John Felker to the company's federal strategic advisory board.
  • Felker previously led the Integrated Operations Division (IOD) for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) that oversaw field offices around the United States.
  • Parsons strategic advisory board is responsible for guiding its strategic direction in its key federal market growth areas: cyber and intelligence; space and geospatial solutions; engineered systems; and missile defense and C5ISR.
  • Other members of the advisory board include:
    Joanne O. Isham Isham retired as a senior executive with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in 2006.

Comerica Bank's Michigan Index Ticked Up

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 9:05pm

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index increased in September to a level of 105.6.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Comerica Bank's Michigan Economic Activity Index increased in September to a level of 105.6.
  • The index averaged 117.9 points for all of 2019, 0.7 points below the index average for 2018.
  • Our Michigan economic activity index increased for the third consecutive month in September.
  • The Michigan Economic Activity Index consists of nine variables, as follows: nonfarm payroll employment, continuing claims for unemployment insurance, housing starts, house price index, industrial electricity sales, auto assemblies, total trade, hotel occupancy and sales tax revenue.