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Crime Drops in City of Rancho Cordova, CA by 61%

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:10pm

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, the City of Rancho Cordova once again celebrates being a safe community by announcing that violent crime and property crime decreased by 61% between 2004-2019, which reflects data collected since cityhood.

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  • RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, the City of Rancho Cordova once again celebrates being a safe community by announcing that violent crime and property crime decreased by 61% between 2004-2019, which reflects data collected since cityhood.
  • "We are proud to announce this significant crime decrease in the City of Rancho Cordova," said City Manager Cyrus Abhar.
  • The city has created new and innovative programs, units and initiatives to support this approach.
  • Three examples include the Crime Suppression Unit, and the city's focus on Intelligence-led Policing and Community-Oriented Policing.

The Lasting Impact on Retail Trends & Shopping Behavior One Year After COVID-19 Concerns Began Gripping USA

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:10pm

Knowing the products that shoppers are putting into their carts allows us to tailor highly effective marketing messages.

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  • Knowing the products that shoppers are putting into their carts allows us to tailor highly effective marketing messages.
  • The lingering impact of lockdowns paved the way for a nine percent average decline in weekly, in-person shopping trips starting in May 2020, compared to the prior year.
  • While people by and large have been shopping less, they've been buying more.
  • Eight of the next 10 top-selling categories are either food or beverages that show an increased appetite for convenience and/or comfort.

SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Names CRITICALSTART One of the Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in Dallas Area

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:07pm

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CRITICALSTART, a leading cybersecurity provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services , is one of 100 companies from the Dallas area selected for the coveted Dallas 100.The Dallas 100 competition annually recognizes the ascension of privately held companies in Dallas and surrounding cities.

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  • PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CRITICALSTART, a leading cybersecurity provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services , is one of 100 companies from the Dallas area selected for the coveted Dallas 100.The Dallas 100 competition annually recognizes the ascension of privately held companies in Dallas and surrounding cities.
  • "As we continue our growth trajectory in the years ahead, we look forward to solidifying our spot as leaders in the Dallas area business community."
  • CRITICALSTART earned the 13th spot on the list after achieving a compound annual growth rate of more than 35-percent.
  • In 2020, the Cox School of Business celebrates 100 years of business education at SMU.

U.S. News & World Report's 360 Reviews Names Innovations From Whirlpool Brand Among Best Washers And Dryers Of 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:06pm

load in as little as 28 minutes, and pre-soak option that cuts a step in the laundry process.

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  • load in as little as 28 minutes, and pre-soak option that cuts a step in the laundry process.
  • The U.S. News 360 Reviews team applied an unbiased methodology that accounts for professional ratings and reviews, consumer ratings and reviews and research comparing various features of washers and dryers.
  • For more than one hundred years, Whirlpool brand has been inspired by how people care for their families.
  • Whirlpool brand is part of Whirlpool Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances.

New Partnership Announcement: Beautyblender x Pretty Connected

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:05pm

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Dropping today is the launch of the limited edition Beautyblender x Pretty Connected mask and chain set (MSRP $30.50).

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  • NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Dropping today is the launch of the limited edition Beautyblender x Pretty Connected mask and chain set (MSRP $30.50).
  • Bringing together two female-founded brands, the set includes the Pretty Connected pink Dylan mask chain and Beautyblender's pink lip black jersey mask.
  • As a longtime fan of the brand, I feel so honored to be working together with them," shared Pretty Connected Founder, Lara Eurdolian.
  • The limited edition Beautyblender x Pretty Connected Set retails for $30.50 and is available online at Pretty Connected and Beautyblender.

FERF'S Annual Public Company Audit Fee Survey Reveals New Accounting Standards and Acquisitions Increased Audit Scope and Fees

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:05pm

Overall, the growth in average audit fees continued, increasing six percent from 2018 to 2019 due to expanded audit scope.

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  • Overall, the growth in average audit fees continued, increasing six percent from 2018 to 2019 due to expanded audit scope.
  • Fifty-six percent of public company respondents cited accounting standards changes as the major driver, with 21 percent indicating acquisitions as the second largest.
  • Sixty-nine percent of public company respondents indicated that their external audit and quarterly reviews had been impacted to some extent by COVID-19.
  • The 11th Annual Public Company Audit Fee Study Report can be obtained by visiting the online FERF bookstore at http://www.ferf.org/reports .

Deloitte AI Institute Joins Forces With The House Fund to Advance AI

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:05pm

As part of this collaboration, Deloitte will match promising AI startups in The House Fund portfolio with applicable Deloitte practices in areas such as auto machine learning, visual AI, conversational AI and secure AI.

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  • As part of this collaboration, Deloitte will match promising AI startups in The House Fund portfolio with applicable Deloitte practices in areas such as auto machine learning, visual AI, conversational AI and secure AI.
  • "The Deloitte AI Institute works with organizations that are on the cutting edge of AI innovation to responsibly harness the power of AI to drive positive business outcomes," said Beena Ammanath , executive director of the Deloitte AI Institute, Deloitte Consulting LLP.
  • "The House Fund taps a network of world-class AI innovators and academics and is a leader in technology commercialization.
  • "Working with the Deloitte AI Institute will help us advance research for both our startups and the greater AI community to drive further innovation and solve high-value problems for the enterprise."

Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. to Present at Barclays Global Healthcare Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:05pm

Management will also be participating in one-one-one virtual meetings during the event.

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  • Management will also be participating in one-one-one virtual meetings during the event.
  • Following the live webcast, a recording of the Company's presentation will be made available at the Investors section of the Company's website at www.apollomed.net .
  • Those interested in meeting with management at the conference may contact ApolloMed's Investor Relations representatives listed below.
  • Network Medical Management, Inc. and Apollo Medical Management, Inc. are the administrative and managerial services companies for the affiliated physician owned professional corporations that contract with independent physicians to deliver medical services in-office and virtually under the Allied Pacific of California IPA, Alpha Care Medical Group, Inc. and Accountable Health Care IPA brands.

Red X's Take Over Social Media During END It Movement's Annual 'Shine A Light On Slavery Day' To Raise Awareness For Modern-Day Slavery

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:05pm

Freedom Fighters worldwide join END IT Movement to shine a light on modern-day slavery and advocate for change.

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  • Freedom Fighters worldwide join END IT Movement to shine a light on modern-day slavery and advocate for change.
  • Although the COVID-19 pandemic halted much of the world's normal day-to-day operations, exploitation of the most vulnerable populations continued, and in some cases increased.
  • END IT Movement, along with 17 Coalition Partners, have vowed to bring awareness, prevention, rescue, and restoration to the world to put an end to slavery and human trafficking.
  • END IT is a coalition of 17non-profit organizations aimed to shine a light on slavery and show the world that the practice still exists.

Compass Datacenters Launches "Breaking Glass" Video Podcast Series Featuring Nancy Novak

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:05pm

DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Compass Datacenters is launching a new video podcast series focused on women in the high tech industry.

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  • DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Compass Datacenters is launching a new video podcast series focused on women in the high tech industry.
  • Hosted by Compass Datacenters' Chief Innovation Officer Nancy Novak, each episode will feature a prominent woman in the technology industry discussing her personal experiences in the workforce.
  • The series debuts on March 2 with a conversation between Novak and Sandra Benson, Amazon Web Services' Worldwide Head of Engineering, Construction and Real Estate, regarding the important concern of maintaining work-life balance.
  • Compass makes lives better by providing the world's technology leaders a secure place to plug in wherever they grow.

Fathom Realty Introduces New Agent Referral Program

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:05pm

CARY, N.C., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: FTHM), a holding company that primarily operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fathom Realty , LLC, a national, cloud-based, technology-driven, residential real estate brokerage,today announced it has introduced a new and expanded agent referral program, as the company continues to grow its agent network.

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  • CARY, N.C., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: FTHM), a holding company that primarily operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Fathom Realty , LLC, a national, cloud-based, technology-driven, residential real estate brokerage,today announced it has introduced a new and expanded agent referral program, as the company continues to grow its agent network.
  • The new program builds off Fathom's 2020 program, giving agents $500 in Fathom stock grants for each referred agent who joins the company.
  • The new program encourages additional referrals, offering $1,000 in stock grants for the second through fifth agent referral; $1,500 for the sixth through tenth agent referral; and $2,000 per agent for eleven referrals or more.
  • "With positive Fathom agent reviews on sites like Glassdoor and Facebook, our company has benefited from high referral rates.

The National Kidney Foundation Launches the First-Ever National Registry for All Stages of Kidney Disease

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:04pm

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) launched the first-ever national registry for patients at all stages of kidney disease, the NKF Patient Network .

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  • NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) launched the first-ever national registry for patients at all stages of kidney disease, the NKF Patient Network .
  • "The data collected goes beyond numbers on a spreadsheetwe want to hear about a patient's experience living with kidney disease.
  • This national launch is a great step forward in considering the diversity of the population with kidney disease.
  • In the United States, 37 million adults are estimated to have kidney disease, also called chronic kidney disease (CKD), and approximately 90 percent don't know they have it.

Semler to Participate in the H.C. Wainwright Global Life Sciences Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:03pm

The presentation will be available on-demand beginning March 9, at 7:00 am ET and may be accessed through the following link: http://www.semlerscientific.com/hcwr-global .

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  • The presentation will be available on-demand beginning March 9, at 7:00 am ET and may be accessed through the following link: http://www.semlerscientific.com/hcwr-global .
  • The presentation will be archived for a period of 90 days after the conference.
  • Management will also participate in 1-on-1 calls with investors on March 10 during the conference.
  • Semler Scientific, Inc.is a company thatprovides technology solutions to improve the clinical effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare providers.

Spaceballs To Sustainable Shopping: Rhonda Shear Opens (RE)TREAT Resale Boutique

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:03pm

Located at1940 Central Avenue in beautiful downtown St.Pete, and run by resale professionals Ashley Hamilton and Matt Worsham, (RE)TREAT is a style oasis featuring fashion, decor, and so much more.

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  • Located at1940 Central Avenue in beautiful downtown St.Pete, and run by resale professionals Ashley Hamilton and Matt Worsham, (RE)TREAT is a style oasis featuring fashion, decor, and so much more.
  • She brings her passion for the community and the spirit of reinvention that won countless awards to (RE)TREAT, where resale is reimagined.
  • All designer items are fully authenticated to ensure the highest quality and our collection is carefully curated for tons of variety, updated daily.
  • Shop everything from couture fashion to baby succulents in storeat (RE)TREAT or shop even more options online to shipped nationwide anytime at www.retreatstpete.com !

SAS receives ATHENA Global Organizational Leadership Award for women empowerment, diversity and inclusion efforts

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:03pm

CARY, N.C., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition for commitment to fostering an inclusive, diverse culture that encourages women to achieve their full leadership potential, SAS will receive the 2021 ATHENA Global Organizational Leadership Award.

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  • CARY, N.C., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition for commitment to fostering an inclusive, diverse culture that encourages women to achieve their full leadership potential, SAS will receive the 2021 ATHENA Global Organizational Leadership Award.
  • SAS joins individual ATHENA award recipients that include Harris, astronaut Christina Koch and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
  • "Through WIN and external support of women in STEM and educational outreach for girls, including the SAS Women in Analytics (WIA) Network , SAS helps uplift women across our often male-dominated industry and encourages the next generation of women innovators."
  • Since 1982, ATHENA International has empowered women leaders to reach their full potential through leadership training, their trademarked ATHENA Powerlink entrepreneurial advisory boards, and through global, national, local, young professional and organizational ATHENA Leadership awards.

Off to Texas: Southern California's Top Restoration Company To Provide Storm Damage Relief

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:02pm

Those in Texas seeking the help and expertise of Allied Restoration, can schedule consultations and site visits through (888) 860-1003.

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  • Those in Texas seeking the help and expertise of Allied Restoration, can schedule consultations and site visits through (888) 860-1003.
  • Winter Storm Uri's devastated the state of Texas breaking temperature records and smashing centuries-old snow records in some areas of the state.
  • With more than 26 years of experience in restoration, decontamination and disinfection of bio-hazards, the number one recommended disaster relief company by insurance companies provides elite water damage repair, fire restoration and mold removal services.
  • Allied Restoration is a water damage, fire restoration, mold removal, virus disinfection, and construction company.

Equinix Prices €1.1 Billion Green Bonds to Advance Sustainability Initiatives

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:01pm

The green bonds will be used to help advance the company's longstanding commitment to sustainability leadership and reducing its environmental impact.

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  • The green bonds will be used to help advance the company's longstanding commitment to sustainability leadership and reducing its environmental impact.
  • In conjunction with its inaugural green bond offering in Q3 2020, Equinix developed a Green Finance Framework based on the Green Bond Principles and Green Loan Principles, a set of guidelines that promote transparency and integrity in, and advance the standardization of, green debt disclosures.
  • Equinix continues to advance its green initiatives through its recent support of the new Climate Neutral Data Centre Operator Pact and Self-Regulatory Initiative .
  • The Green Bond is one of the many tools we're using to advance our environmental sustainability initiatives and continue to make progress towards achieving our ambitious sustainability goals."

Kindred Biosciences Announces Submission of Parvovirus Monoclonal Antibody Data for Prophylactic Indication

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:01pm

This submission is part of the overall project data package that will be submitted and evaluated for full approval.

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  • This submission is part of the overall project data package that will be submitted and evaluated for full approval.
  • "This data submission brings us a step closer to approval for this tragic disease," said Chief Executive Officer, Richard Chin, M.D.
  • "We are committed to transforming how parvovirus is treated and prevented, and look forward to commencement of the pivotal efficacy study for the treatment indication."
  • On September 16, 2020, KindredBio reported positive results from its pivotal efficacy study for the prophylactic indication.

CRN Names BEAR Cloud Technologies to 2021 MSP 500 List in the Pioneer 250 Category

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BEAR Cloud Technologies , a leading provider of cloud-built solutions, advanced IT services and infrastructure designed to build, support and manage cloud and data center environments, announced today that it was named to the 2021 MSP 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- BEAR Cloud Technologies , a leading provider of cloud-built solutions, advanced IT services and infrastructure designed to build, support and manage cloud and data center environments, announced today that it was named to the 2021 MSP 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category by CRN, a brand of The Channel Company.
  • "We are honored to join this coveted list of industry peers who are leading the charge in empowering organizations to leverage complex technologies," said Don James Jr., CEO, BEAR Cloud Technologies.
  • The MSP 500 list was featured in the February 2021 issue of CRN and online at http://www.CRN.com/msp500.
  • BEAR Cloud Technologies is a leading provider of technology services that deliver a more efficient, secure and manageable IT environment.

Altered Work Arrangements Due to the Pandemic May Be Here to Stay - According to New Study by the HR Research Institute

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

The free research report, The State of Changing Work Arrangements 2021 , is now available for download.

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  • The free research report, The State of Changing Work Arrangements 2021 , is now available for download.
  • HR.com's Research Institute conducted the study of HR professionals to better understand the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on work arrangements.
  • What's more, about half (52%) say their organizations expect to increase the use of flexible work arrangements over the next two years.
  • HR.com's HR Research Institute helps HR departments keep their finger on the pulse of HR!

Alliance of Channel Women Steps Up Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

That's why we're standing up and speaking out for diversity, equity and inclusion of all kinds in the tech channel."

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  • That's why we're standing up and speaking out for diversity, equity and inclusion of all kinds in the tech channel."
  • "ACW believes that we're better and stronger together," said DEI Committee Chair Raquel Wiley , Senior Channel Marketing Manager at TPx.
  • Founded in 2010, the Alliance of Channel Women is a not-for-profit organization of women in the indirect sales channel of the telecom and IT industry.
  • The Alliance of Channel Women brings us together to empower and advance women's careers and leadership roles in the technology channel through education, community, advocacy and opportunities for personal growth.

Former NFL All-Pro Herman Moore Provides MyShot To Streamline COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

"MyShot solves a number of problems, including the fair and equitable distribution of vaccines."

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  • "MyShot solves a number of problems, including the fair and equitable distribution of vaccines."
  • The system will also auto-create appointment schedules and keep electronic records of vaccine distribution.
  • "The platform collects race and ethnicity data and provides analytics around vaccine distribution."
  • Herman Moore is the owner and CEO of Team 84, LLC, a certified MBE holding company.

Opyrus Engages in a Strategic Alliance with Digi-Rights®

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

"We are on a mission to motivate, enable, and support the writer in everyone by creating products and services that reduce the friction associated with writing," said Arthur Gutch, CEO of Opyrus.

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  • "We are on a mission to motivate, enable, and support the writer in everyone by creating products and services that reduce the friction associated with writing," said Arthur Gutch, CEO of Opyrus.
  • "Our solutions have processed hundreds of thousands of rights transactions by leading publishers," said Dick Stahl, Managing Director of Digi-Rights Direct LLC.
  • "We are excited to partner with Opyrus to bring our copyright protection tools to its users alongside other rights management solutions for their expanding platform of writers."
  • Digi-Rights Direct, LLC is a global provider of consulting, systems development, and rights management services and patented technologies to the publishing industry.

Clean the World in Partnership with Clark County, NV Government Expands Fresh Start WASH & Wellness Program to Provide Homeless Community with Showers & COVID-19 Testing

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Clean the World Foundation , the nonprofit entity for the Clean the World enterprise, will be the organization that operates the new units.

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  • Clean the World Foundation , the nonprofit entity for the Clean the World enterprise, will be the organization that operates the new units.
  • In 2017, Clean the World launched the inaugural Sands Cares Fresh Start WASH & Wellness Program in Las Vegas, Nevada, sponsored by Las Vegas Sands .
  • The expansion of the Fresh Start WASH & Wellness Program in Clark County is expected to accelerate the successful transition to housing, treatment, and job placement services for this underserved community.
  • Clean the World is looking for sponsors to help cover the operations of the Fresh Start WASH and Wellness Program.

DuPont Introduces Standardized Naming System to Aid in Nomex® Specification

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

"Harmonizing our Nomex naming system was in direct response to insights gathered from our end users.

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  • "Harmonizing our Nomex naming system was in direct response to insights gathered from our end users.
  • Safety managers wanted to specify consistent Nomex solutions no matter where they were in the world and now, it's possible," said David Domnisch, global business director, DuPont Personal Protection.
  • "This new brand architecture will help enable our customers to more easily identify the performance options available in the DuPont Nomex portfolio.
  • DuPont, the DuPont Oval Logo, and all trademarks and service marks denoted with , or are owned by affiliates of DuPont de Nemours, Inc. unless otherwise noted.

Workit Health Announces First Digital Hepatitis C Clinic Integrated into 100% Virtual Addiction Program

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Workit Health announced its virtual substance use disorder program's expansion to include hepatitis C treatment, making it the first telemedicine program specifically addressing hepatitis C.

Key Points: 
  • ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Workit Health announced its virtual substance use disorder program's expansion to include hepatitis C treatment, making it the first telemedicine program specifically addressing hepatitis C.
    "At Workit Health, we've seen hepatitis C affect patients of all ages and walks of life.
  • Many patients may not be aware they have hepatitis C until our screening," said Paul Leonard, MD, Workit Health's Chief Medical Officer.
  • Workit Health is an addiction healthcare B-corporation offering online, on-demand evidence-based addiction treatment, including telehealth medication for opioid use disorder.
  • Workit Health partners with healthcare organizations to deliver an innovative digital health solution that blends the best of human-centered design, technology, and science.

Sovereign Pharmaceuticals Becomes First Manufacturer to Earn All GS1 EPCIS Trustmarks for FDA DSCSA Interoperability Mandate

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

EPCIS is a GS1 Standard that enables trading partners to share accurate and detailed information about the physical movement and status of products.

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  • EPCIS is a GS1 Standard that enables trading partners to share accurate and detailed information about the physical movement and status of products.
  • Drummond is an approved GS1 conformance testing partner and its automated conformance test tools enable organizations to assess their EPCIS messages for compliance with the DSCSA rule.
  • "Utilizing Drummond's highly intuitive EPCIS Interoperability Conformance Checker , a web-based portal tool, was key to gaining the GS1 Trustmarks with speed and efficiency."
  • We are proud of our collaboration with Sovereign as it marks this milestone as the first to earn all manufacturer GS1 EPCIS Trustmarks."

Intellitec Solutions to host virtual Sage Intacct User Group

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEWARK, Del., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Intellitec Solutions, based in Newark, DE, will feature Sage Intacct at their eighteenth annual spring User Group from May 17th 21st.

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  • NEWARK, Del., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Intellitec Solutions, based in Newark, DE, will feature Sage Intacct at their eighteenth annual spring User Group from May 17th 21st.
  • Hosted semi-annually, the Intellitec Solutions User Group is the Mid-Atlantics longest running partner led forum for end users.
  • Fueled by the success of past sessions as well as the latest updates to Sage Intacct more than 50 clients are expected.
  • Intellitec Solutions is a leading ERP and CRM provider strategically located along the influential business corridor between Washington and Philadelphia.

illumy Partners with PayCertify on Fraud Mitigation, Payment Processing

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Today, illumy , a first-of-its-kind hyper-communications platform, announced a partnership with PayCertify , an innovative, global fintech marketplace and leader in card issuing and payment processing.

Key Points: 
  • SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Today, illumy , a first-of-its-kind hyper-communications platform, announced a partnership with PayCertify , an innovative, global fintech marketplace and leader in card issuing and payment processing.
  • Through this new partnership, illumy will provide best-in-class fraud mitigation and payment processing as well as cutting-edge financial solutions for its members.
  • illumy will leverage PayCertify's payment processing and fraud protection services to provide additional security, safeguards and payment options for its growing member base.
  • Now Offering Card Issuing, Payments, Fraud Protection, Instant payment disbursement and spend management to enable more profit and a frictionless payments experience.

Infrrd and State National Companies Partner to Transform Process, Elevate Customer Experience

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif. and BEDFORD, Texas, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Infrrd and State National are working together to elevate State National's industry-leading solutions with further breakthrough innovation and technology.

Key Points: 
  • SAN JOSE, Calif. and BEDFORD, Texas, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Infrrd and State National are working together to elevate State National's industry-leading solutions with further breakthrough innovation and technology.
  • This project stands to have a remarkable impact on processing speed and efficiency, removing customer friction and improving the overall experience for both State National's lender partners and their borrowers.
  • Infrrd is providing a solution that is configured to fit State National's unique vision for process excellence," explains David Crawford, Vice President of Strategy and Innovation for State National.
  • State National Companies is a division of Markel, a Fortune 500 holding company for insurance, reinsurance, and investment operations.

Alexco to Release Full Year 2020 Results on March 11, 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX: AXU ) ("Alexco" or the "Company") today announced that it will release its full year 2020 financial results after market close on Thursday, March 11, 2021.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American: AXU) (TSX: AXU ) ("Alexco" or the "Company") today announced that it will release its full year 2020 financial results after market close on Thursday, March 11, 2021.
  • Management will host an audio webcast conference call to review those results on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time (10:00 am Pacific Time).
  • The conference call will be recorded and an archived audio webcast will be available at www.alexcoresource.com shortly after the call.
  • Alexco is currently advancing Keno Hill to production and started concentrate production and shipments in Q1 2021.

Afterpay Reports Record Sales of $10B in First Half 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

The total number of customers that have signed up to Afterpay in the US now exceeds 16 million.

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  • The total number of customers that have signed up to Afterpay in the US now exceeds 16 million.
  • Sales in the 3 months to January 2021 imply an annualised run rate of ~ $180m.
  • There is a strong pipeline of existing US enterprise merchants that are in the process of adopting Afterpay for their physical retail businesses.
  • We successfully launched our comprehensive new Corporate website to provide enhanced detail about Afterpay and greater access to Afterpay investor and governance information.

SK Group Closes $1.6 Billion Investment in Plug Power to Advance Hydrogen Strategy

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

SK Holdings, the holding company of SK Group, has established a Hydrogen Business Development Center taking the lead of the group's hydrogen long-term project that is comprised of members from SK's energy companies, including SK Innovation and SK E&S .

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  • SK Holdings, the holding company of SK Group, has established a Hydrogen Business Development Center taking the lead of the group's hydrogen long-term project that is comprised of members from SK's energy companies, including SK Innovation and SK E&S .
  • SK Group companies already are making strategic investments in their existing energy businesses and forming partnerships with global leaders in hydrogen energy technology.
  • These actions include:
    SK Groupclosed on its investment and strategic partnership with Plug Power , a company based in Latham, N.Y.
  • Together, the companies plan to provide hydrogen fuel cell systems, hydrogen fueling stations and electrolyzers to Korean and other Asian markets.

Quantum StorNext Sets New Performance Records for Video Workloads

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO) today announced that its StorNext File System is the fastest file system for video workloads .

Key Points: 
  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Corporation (NASDAQ: QMCO) today announced that its StorNext File System is the fastest file system for video workloads .
  • These results demonstrate that StorNext provides the best performance and best value for any workload that requires massive streaming performance with a large number of concurrent users or processes.
  • The Quantum StorNext system set new performance records for:
    The charts below show how Quantum outperformed its competitors across the three metrics.
  • "These test results clearly demonstrate that StorNext is the fastest file system on the planet for video workloads.

Amyris Announces Participation In Upcoming Investor Conferences

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Amyris uses an impressive array of exclusive technologies, including state-of-the-art machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence.

Key Points: 
  • Amyris uses an impressive array of exclusive technologies, including state-of-the-art machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence.
  • Our ingredients are included in over 3,000 products from the world's top brands, reaching more than 200 million consumers.
  • Amyris is proud to own three consumer brands - all built around its No Compromise promise of clean ingredients: Biossanceclean beauty skincare, Pipetteclean baby skincare and Purecane, a zero-calorie sweetener naturally derived from sugarcane.
  • Amyris, the Amyris logo, No Compromise, Biossance, Pipette, and Purecane are trademarks or registered trademarks of Amyris, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Lyra Health Study Shows Workplace Mental Health Benefits Falling Short

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

BURLINGAME, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyra Health , the leading provider of comprehensive mental health care benefits for employers, today announced the findings of its first annual State of Mental Health at Work report , which revealed that employer-provided mental health care benefits are falling short of employees' escalating needs.

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  • BURLINGAME, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyra Health , the leading provider of comprehensive mental health care benefits for employers, today announced the findings of its first annual State of Mental Health at Work report , which revealed that employer-provided mental health care benefits are falling short of employees' escalating needs.
  • A quarter of employee respondents shared that their mental health has declined over the past year, with diagnosable mental health conditions doubling.
  • For more report findings and best practices to support workforce mental health and well-being, download the Lyra Health State of Mental Health at Work 2021 report .
  • Lyra Health, a leading provider of innovative mental health benefits for more than 2 million U.S. employees and dependents, is transforming mental health care by creating a frictionless experience for members, providers, and employers.

Castlight Health to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT), a leader in healthcare navigation, today announced that Maeve O'Meara, chief executive officer, and Will Bondurant, chief financial officer, will participate in the Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference, including a fireside chat on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 10:30 am ET.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT), a leader in healthcare navigation, today announced that Maeve O'Meara, chief executive officer, and Will Bondurant, chief financial officer, will participate in the Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference, including a fireside chat on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 10:30 am ET.
  • The webcast and related presentation materials will be available on the Investor Relations section of www.castlighthealth.com .
  • Castlight is on a mission to make it as easy as humanly possible for its users to navigate the healthcare system and live happier, healthier, more productive lives.
  • Our health navigation platform connects hundreds of health vendors, benefits resources, and plan designs into one comprehensive health and wellbeing experience.

Cloudera Foundation Announces Inaugural Data4Change Accelerator Grantees

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

"I am excited to introduce the Data for Equality cohort of the Cloudera Foundation's Data4Change Accelerator program," said Claudia Juech, CEO of the foundation.

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  • "I am excited to introduce the Data for Equality cohort of the Cloudera Foundation's Data4Change Accelerator program," said Claudia Juech, CEO of the foundation.
  • The Accelerator is a fixed-term, nonprofit data exploration and analysis platform managed by Cloudera Foundation's data engineers and operated on the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Public Cloud.
  • About the Cloudera Foundation: Cloudera Foundation is a Silicon Valley-based private philanthropy established by Cloudera, Inc., the enterprise data cloud company.
  • The foundation also manages Cloudera, Inc.'s employee giving program Cloudera Cares, empowering Clouderans around the world to give back to the global communities where they work and live.

Varo Bank Introduces Varo Believe, a New and Better Way for Millions of Americans to Build Credit

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Roughly half of Millennials and Gen Z'ers have "Fair" or "Poor" credit profiles and one in five Americans don't have a credit profile at all.

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  • Roughly half of Millennials and Gen Z'ers have "Fair" or "Poor" credit profiles and one in five Americans don't have a credit profile at all.
  • A lower credit score or a thin credit file can result in limited access to credit offerings and higher cost of credit, whereas a better credit score enables better deals on some of life's biggest purchases.
  • **The credit limit for each transaction using the Varo Believe credit card is equal to the outstanding balance in the customer's Varo Bank Account or $10,000, whichever is less.
  • ****Varo Advance is a small dollar line of credit that must be repaid on time to continue access to the credit line.

Mobile Core Networks Market for 2020 Hits Historical High According to Dell'Oro Group

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

"Revenues for the MCN market would have been flat year-over-year, if it was not for the 5G Core deployments, primarily in China," stated David Bolan, Research Director at Dell'Oro Group.

Key Points: 
  • "Revenues for the MCN market would have been flat year-over-year, if it was not for the 5G Core deployments, primarily in China," stated David Bolan, Research Director at Dell'Oro Group.
  • "Huawei road the 5G Core wave buildout in China cements Huawei as the top-ranked vendor on a worldwide basis.
  • Other highlights from the 4Q 2020 Mobile Core Network Report for the full year 2020:
    Huawei and ZTE had the highest year-over-year vendor growth rates on the strength of the 5G Core build in China.
  • Dell'Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT markets.

Exceptional 20th Century Art Collection Donated to the Seattle Art Museum to Honor Jane Lang Davis and Richard E. Lang

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

SEATTLE, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --An exceptional collection of 20th century art assembled over a decade by late collectors Jane Lang Davis and Richard E. Lang will find permanent homes and be accessible to the public at the Seattle Art Museum and theYale University Art Gallery.

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  • SEATTLE, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --An exceptional collection of 20th century art assembled over a decade by late collectors Jane Lang Davis and Richard E. Lang will find permanent homes and be accessible to the public at the Seattle Art Museum and theYale University Art Gallery.
  • The Friday Foundation's signature gift is to the Seattle Art Museum (SAM), the institution closest to the Langs' hearts.
  • Their art and support of the Seattle Art Museum and the Yale University Art Gallery are a lasting legacy that benefits all of us.
  • "The Friday Foundation's gifts in honor of Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis will truly transform Seattle's cultural landscape, a thrilling addition of 19 artworks of extraordinary quality to the Seattle Art Museum.

Cisco Announces March 2021 Event with the Financial Community

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco today announced that it will participate in the following conference with the financial community during the month of March.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cisco today announced that it will participate in the following conference with the financial community during the month of March.
  • Interested parties can view the event on Cisco's Investor Relations website at investor.cisco.com.
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INAP Names Monique Stone VP of Channel and Alliances, Announces New Partner Program

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

An executive with more than 15 years of experience in IT infrastructure solutions, Stone will head day-to-day operations and strategy of INAP's global channel and alliance program.

Key Points: 
  • An executive with more than 15 years of experience in IT infrastructure solutions, Stone will head day-to-day operations and strategy of INAP's global channel and alliance program.
  • Stone joins INAP from Unitas Global, where she served as Vice President of Channel and Alliances.
  • "INAP is doubling down on its commitment to our partners and our overall support of the channel in 2021.
  • The 2021 INAP Channel Program features a tiered incentive and engagement framework based on a partner's aggregate monthly recurring revenue.

DTRA Awards Leidos Project to Conduct Clinical Trials for COVID-19 Therapeutics

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

RESTON, Va., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500 science and technology leader, was recently awarded a new project agreement by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to conduct clinical studies of therapeutics for treating COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • RESTON, Va., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500 science and technology leader, was recently awarded a new project agreement by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to conduct clinical studies of therapeutics for treating COVID-19.
  • "We are proud to conduct these clinical trials and support our customers' mission to develop life-saving drugs, vaccines and therapeutics for the men and women of our armed forces."
  • Leidos will use the prototype to simultaneously conduct two clinical studies using new drug combinations to treat COVID-19.
  • Leidos is collaborating with Personal Health Insights, Inc., Syneos Health and SCOPE International USA, Inc., on this prototype project.

Janice Ibey joins Pacific Western Bank as SVP, Business Development Officer for Asset-Based Lending in Southern California

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Western Bank is pleased to announce that Janice Ibey has joined the Bank as a Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer on its asset-based lending team.

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  • BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Western Bank is pleased to announce that Janice Ibey has joined the Bank as a Senior Vice President, Business Development Officer on its asset-based lending team.
  • Janice will expandthe Bank's efforts to deliver asset-based lending solutions to middle-market businesses from the Central Valley to San Diego and beyond.
  • A native of Southern California, Janice has over twenty-two years of experience in the commercial lending industry.
  • She joins Pacific Western Bank having spent the past four years working with Crestmark, a division of Metabank as Vice President of Business Development in Southern California.

ERT Survey Reveals Challenges and Innovations within CNS Clinical Trials

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ERT , the global leader in clinical endpoint data collection, today released a new report, Innovation Frontiers in CNS Research , which analyzes the results of a recent industry survey on central nervous system (CNS) clinical trials.

Key Points: 
  • PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ERT , the global leader in clinical endpoint data collection, today released a new report, Innovation Frontiers in CNS Research , which analyzes the results of a recent industry survey on central nervous system (CNS) clinical trials.
  • The report reveals key challenges for sponsors and study teams, as well as the innovations they are implementing to address them, including wearable technologies and virtual trial solutions.
  • Current or planned use of wearables: 80% of survey respondents have used, or are planning to use, wearable technology in their CNS Trials.
  • Current adoption of virtual trial technologies in CNS trials: More than one third of respondents report running fully virtual, or decentralized, CNS trials or a hybrid model featuring some virtual solutions.

AMP, A New Accelerator And Technology Studio, Announces Official Launch

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, AMP announced its official launch as an accelerator, technology studio, and community building programs and solutions to solve for access and equity disparities in entrepreneurship.

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  • NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, AMP announced its official launch as an accelerator, technology studio, and community building programs and solutions to solve for access and equity disparities in entrepreneurship.
  • The company supports diverse creatives and entrepreneurs known internally as Amplifiers across startups, creative projects, small businesses, and non-profits.
  • The company has facilitated over $3.75 million in donations and supported 20+ companies.
  • "I'm excited to watch the company grow as a key facilitator for necessary changes in the innovation ecosystem."

Engine Capital And Hawk Ridge Issue Open Letter To Board Of Adtalem Global Education

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Engine Capital LP (together with its affiliates, "Engine") and Hawk Ridge Capital Management LP (together with its affiliates, "Hawk Ridge"), significant stockholders of Adtalem Global Education, Inc. ("Adtalem" or the "Company") (NYSE:ATGE), today issued an open letter to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board").

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  • NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Engine Capital LP (together with its affiliates, "Engine") and Hawk Ridge Capital Management LP (together with its affiliates, "Hawk Ridge"), significant stockholders of Adtalem Global Education, Inc. ("Adtalem" or the "Company") (NYSE:ATGE), today issued an open letter to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board").
  • Such a reckless maneuver, according to Engine and Hawk Ridge, would place the risk of an unfavorable DoJ outcome squarely on Adtalem shareholders rather than Laureate where it belongs.
  • Engine and Hawk Ridge believe that it would be a complete dereliction of the Board's fiduciary duties to close on the Walden acquisition without yet knowing the potential liabilities associated with this DoJ investigation.
  • Engine and Hawk Ridge encourage interested parties to visit the website regularly.

NCP Digital Family Office Takes the Lead in Digital Asset Management by Choosing AmiPRO

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MeetAmi Innovations Inc. ("MeetAmi") is pleased to announce the NCP Digital Family Office ("NCP") selection of AmiPRO , the first Digital Asset investing platform in Canada that takes investment firms and advisors from learning to liquidity.

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MeetAmi Innovations Inc. ("MeetAmi") is pleased to announce the NCP Digital Family Office ("NCP") selection of AmiPRO , the first Digital Asset investing platform in Canada that takes investment firms and advisors from learning to liquidity.
  • NCP has entered into an agreement to enable its Multi Family Office to incorporate Digital Assets into the investment policy planning of the families it serves.
  • NCP will be the first Family Office Practice in Canada to offer diversified investment options for Digital Assets using AmiPRO.
  • NCP Digital Family Office is an independent team of wealth management experts dedicated to putting clients back in control of their wealth and ensuring their goals are achieved.

Carlos Eduardo L'Abbate Joins Anterix as Chief Technology Officer

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

WOODLAND PARK, N.J., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Anterix (NASDAQ: ATEX) has named Carlos Eduardo L'Abbate as the company's chief technology officer, where he will lead the company's technological vision to enable deployment of 900 MHz private broadband networks for utilities and critical infrastructure entities across the United States.

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  • WOODLAND PARK, N.J., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Anterix (NASDAQ: ATEX) has named Carlos Eduardo L'Abbate as the company's chief technology officer, where he will lead the company's technological vision to enable deployment of 900 MHz private broadband networks for utilities and critical infrastructure entities across the United States.
  • In his previous role as senior director of technology and architecture for the FirstNet Authority, L'Abbate led a team of engineers and vendors.
  • "We are very excited to have Carlos join our leadership team at this important time as we are announcing our first customer agreements.
  • He is a high-impact technology leader with experience evaluating and driving network evolution in both the private and public sectors," said Anterix President & CEO Rob Schwartz.