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Katherine P. Taylor, MD, Ph.D., is being recognized by Continental Who's Who

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:35pm

As a distinguished family practitioner, Dr. Taylor has garnered six years of vast knowledge and professional experience in the medical field.

Key Points: 
  • As a distinguished family practitioner, Dr. Taylor has garnered six years of vast knowledge and professional experience in the medical field.
  • Before the beginning of her medical career, Dr. Taylor earned her BS, MS, and Ph.D. in electrical engineering all from Georgia Tech.
  • To further her education, she went on to complete her Family Practice residency at Floyd Medical Center (Rome, GA).
  • In recognition of her contributions to the medical field, Dr. Taylor is an awardee of 2020 Top Doctor.

Dhiman Basu, MD is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:35pm

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dhiman Basu, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Rheumatology Specialist for his exceptional contributions in acknowledgment for his unwavering devotion as the Owner of Heritage Rheumatology and Arthritis Care.

Key Points: 
  • GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Dhiman Basu, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Rheumatology Specialist for his exceptional contributions in acknowledgment for his unwavering devotion as the Owner of Heritage Rheumatology and Arthritis Care.
  • As the owner of the practice, Dr. Dhiman Basu is devoted to providing the highest standard of patient-centered care.
  • In addition to his appointment as Owner, he is also the principal investigator in multiple clinical trials in the field of Rheumatology.
  • Dr. Dhiman Basu dedicates his success to John Reveille, MD, his mentor, and professor at the University of Texas at Houston, TX.

Abdulla A. Attum, MD, FACS, is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:35pm

Board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Attum has led an impressive career, having accrued many years of professional experience in his field.

Key Points: 
  • Board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Attum has led an impressive career, having accrued many years of professional experience in his field.
  • He specializes in open-heart procedures, off-pump bypass, valve surgery, lung and chest wall resections, and complex cardiac procedures.
  • In his current capacity, Dr. Attum is a surgeon at Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville Kentucky demonstrating the highest level of professionalism and integrity.
  • He takes pride in maintaining the lowest complication rates, nationally, and treats all patients as if they were his family.

Sustainability not politics should drive management of fishery - it starts with a crackdown on illegal fishing

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:31pm

The top priority driving any decision on the management of the fisheries should be sustainability not politics."

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  • The top priority driving any decision on the management of the fisheries should be sustainability not politics."
  • There needs to be a full crackdown on illegal fishing and the sale of illegally harvested fish immediately," said, Martin Mallet, Executive Director of the Maritime Fishermen's Union.
  • "Our Big 10 Demands are about action now and concrete immediate steps to find solutions before the fishery is at risk."
  • Coordinated Enforcement- The Government of Canada will co-ordinate enforcement and penalties with Provincial governments to ensure illegal buying activity cannot restart.

Video Game Play is Booming. What do Parents Need to Know?

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:30pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --With so many people spending time at home, it will come as no surprise that millions are playing video games more often.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --With so many people spending time at home, it will come as no surprise that millions are playing video games more often.
  • A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/jzmadQpYM_s
    According to the Entertainment Software Association, three quarters of U.S. households have at least one person who plays video games.
  • This includes 64% of adults and 70% of children who say they regularly play them.
  • When it comes to screen time and video games every parent needs to figure out what's right for their kids.

Global Anticoagulants (Xarelto, Eliquis, Pradaxa and Savaysa) Market to 2024 Featuring Key Players - Bayer, BMS/Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim and Daiichi Sankyo

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:30pm

Bayer Group, BMS/Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim and Daiichi Sankyo are some of the key players operating in the global anticoagulants market, who's Company Profiles has been done in the report.

Key Points: 
  • Bayer Group, BMS/Pfizer, Boehringer Ingelheim and Daiichi Sankyo are some of the key players operating in the global anticoagulants market, who's Company Profiles has been done in the report.
  • The report also provides an analysis of injectable and oral anticoagulants available in the market.
  • The global anticoagulants market has increased over the years and is expected to grow during the forecasted years i.e., 2020-2024.
  • Growth of the global anticoagulants market has also been forecasted for the period 2020-2024, taking into consideration previous growth outlines, growth drivers and the existing and forthcoming trends.

Direxion Announces Changes to ETF Lineup

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:30pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Direxion continually reviews its product range to ensure it's meeting the needs of our clients.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Direxion continually reviews its product range to ensure it's meeting the needs of our clients.
  • Direxion equips investors who are driven by conviction with ETF solutions built for purpose and fine-tuned for precision.
  • For more information on all Direxion Shares daily leveraged ETFs, go to direxion.com, or call us at 866.301.9214.
  • A Fund's prospectus and summary prospectus contain this and other information about the Direxion Shares.

BrainCo STEM Kit set to Enter Australian Schools

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:25pm

The BrainCo STEM Kit for schools is based on BrainCo's Dexus prosthetic hand that won Time Magazine's Top 100 Inventions of the Year in 2019.

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  • The BrainCo STEM Kit for schools is based on BrainCo's Dexus prosthetic hand that won Time Magazine's Top 100 Inventions of the Year in 2019.
  • By adding a more human element and by having a bio-medical and life science connections compared to its competitors, the BrainCo STEM Kit hopes to have broader appeal and to augment a schools existing STEM curriculum.
  • "While I was initially interested in BrainCo for its brainwave feedback technology and the wearable EEG technology used in FocusCalm, we really see the relevance of the BrainCo STEM Kit for Australian Schools," says Danny Gambaro, Director of The AVR Lab.
  • "As a father myself, I can see how the BrainCo STEM Kit can improve critical-thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills."

Boeing Provides $700,000 in Grants to Assist West Coast Families Affected by Ongoing Wildfires

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:20pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced $700,000 ingrants from the Boeing Charitable Trust to help local communities with the ongoing humanitarian and environmental crisis caused by wildfires burning along the West Coast of the United States.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced $700,000 ingrants from the Boeing Charitable Trust to help local communities with the ongoing humanitarian and environmental crisis caused by wildfires burning along the West Coast of the United States.
  • Boeing is providing $500,000 to the American Red Cross to support its fire relief efforts in Washington, Oregon and California.
  • "On behalf of Boeing employees across the globe, we extend our heartfelt sympathies to all those impacted by the West Coast wildfires," said Boeing President and CEO David Calhoun.
  • These funds will also assist in the ongoing evacuation and aid delivery response in impacted communities.

Global Neuroprotection Therapeutics Market Report 2020:Amid the Covid-19 Crisis, the Market is Projected to Reach a Revised Size of US$85.1 Billion by 2027

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:15pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Neuroprotection Therapeutics - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Neuroprotection Therapeutics - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Neuroprotection Therapeutics market in the U. S. is estimated at US$15.8 Billion in the year 2020.
  • China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$14.8 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 6.3% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.
  • These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$6.5 Billion in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$10.2 Billion by the close of the analysis period.

Statement from CMA president on Canada's Premiers Health Care Priorities

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:14pm

OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ -The CMA agrees with Canada's Premiers that additional federal funding is urgently needed to address the immense pressures on our health care system.

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  • OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ -The CMA agrees with Canada's Premiers that additional federal funding is urgently needed to address the immense pressures on our health care system.
  • There is no denying that the pandemic has exacerbated timely access to critical diagnoses and treatments, and that primary care and public health need bolstering if we truly want to care for and protect Canadians.
  • The health care system was strained prior to COVID-19 so it is not surprising that we find ourselves with excessive wait times and over-loaded community care.
  • The Canadian Medical Association believes that further federal funding needs to focus on resuming health care services and clear the backlog of procedures.

While Washington debates who can better protect Americans overseas, German courts display deep bias Against a Non-German African American company, Enovsys

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:05pm

Meanwhile, German courts are issuing baseless verdicts against US patents, allowing German companies to skip payments meant for US taxpayers.

Key Points: 
  • Meanwhile, German courts are issuing baseless verdicts against US patents, allowing German companies to skip payments meant for US taxpayers.
  • A recent decision made by Germany's Supreme Court raises the question of whether German courts are biased against non-German companies, particularly against American companies.
  • This technology was created by Enovsys' founder Mundi Fomukong - an African American serial inventor from California - in the mid-'90s when phones were the size of a toaster.
  • Germany's largest telecommunication company, Deutsche Telekom (DT), violated Enovsys' patent, and Enovsys sued for patent infringement in Germany.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Appoints Arthur Kacprzak as Chief Financial Officer

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:01pm

OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC," "Algonquin" or the "Company") (TSX: AQN) (NYSE: AQN) announced today the appointment of Arthur Kacprzak as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), assuming the role upon the retirement of CFO David Bronicheski.

Key Points: 
  • OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ("APUC," "Algonquin" or the "Company") (TSX: AQN) (NYSE: AQN) announced today the appointment of Arthur Kacprzak as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), assuming the role upon the retirement of CFO David Bronicheski.
  • Mr. Bronicheski has been transitioning the CFO accountabilities to Mr. Kacprzak since early in the year when the pending retirement was first announced and Mr. Kacprzak was named Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer.
  • "I am extremely pleased to welcome Arthur into the CFO role," said Arun Banskota, President & Chief Executive Officer of Algonquin.
  • About Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., Liberty Utilities, Liberty Power
    APUC is a diversified international generation, transmission and distribution utility with approximately U.S. $11 billion of total assets.

Turquoise Hill announces resignation of director Alan Chirgwin and appointment of Alfie Grigg to the Board of Directors

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:00pm

MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Turquoise Hill Resources today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of non-independent director Alan Chirgwin, effective September 17, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Turquoise Hill Resources today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of non-independent director Alan Chirgwin, effective September 17, 2020.
  • Peter Gillin, Chairman of Turquoise Hill Board of Directors, said, "The Board would like to thank Alan for his contributions to Turquoise Hill and wish him all the best in his future endeavors."
  • The Board of Directors is pleased to announce, that Alfie Grigg will be joining the Board of Turquoise Hill, effective September 18, 2020.
  • Peter Gillin stated, "We are pleased to welcome Mr. Grigg and look forward to his contributions to the Board."

Technōs Japan Games are Coming to iiRcade, Including Three Popular Wrestling Titles

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:00pm

"We've had many requests for Techns Japan's games, especially their Wrestling games, and we're thrilled to bring their classic 80s and 90s games to our platform," said Jong Shin, founder & CEO of iiRcade.

Key Points: 
  • "We've had many requests for Techns Japan's games, especially their Wrestling games, and we're thrilled to bring their classic 80s and 90s games to our platform," said Jong Shin, founder & CEO of iiRcade.
  • "We're adding three Wrestling games along with 14 awesome games that our iiRcade community will love."
  • The new home arcade system features a growing library of 200+ licensed modern and retro games, both online and offline.
  • iiRcade enables playing nostalgic retro arcade games as well as breath-taking modern games transformed into arcade games, and both online and offline multiplayer gaming, on a premium arcade cabinet.

Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP Hires Director of Administration, Dana Hersh

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP (HEA), a professional engineering firm specializing in commissioning, energy consulting and LEED services, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Dana Hersh, who has joined the HEA team as a Director of Administration.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP (HEA), a professional engineering firm specializing in commissioning, energy consulting and LEED services, is pleased to announce its recent hire of Dana Hersh, who has joined the HEA team as a Director of Administration.
  • Dana started her career working for advertising agencies and then transitioned to working at a recruiting agency specializing in the advertising and media space.
  • Within the role of Director of Administration, Dana is responsible for managing company operations and executing long-term and short-term organizational (marketing, business development, office services, expense management, human resources and information technology) plans.
  • HEA is the nation's premier commissioning firm that uses a collaborative hands on approach to deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

$101.3 Million Worldwide Ride-on Trowel Industry to 2027 - Impact of COVID-19 on the Market

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 10:00pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Ride-on Trowel - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Ride-on Trowel - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 276-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $20.3 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 7.1% CAGR
    The Ride-on Trowel market in the U.S. is estimated at US$20.3 Million in the year 2020.
  • China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$20.9 Million by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 7.1% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027.

Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:57pm

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Indigenous individuals, communities and partners have come together, made sacrifices, and done their part to prevent, respond and limit the spread of the virus.

Key Points: 
  • Since the beginning of the pandemic, Indigenous individuals, communities and partners have come together, made sacrifices, and done their part to prevent, respond and limit the spread of the virus.
  • We have seen incredible leadership taken by Indigenous communities.
  • At the same time, the Government of Canada has taken steps to help everyone stay home, keep food on the table, keep their jobs, and to help businesses stay afloat.
  • The Government of Canada, along with partners, continues to manage the impacts of the pandemic, while preparing for future waves.

Titan Pharmaceuticals' Stockholders Approve Proposal To Amend Its Certificate Of Incorporation

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:45pm

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTNP) ("Titan" or the "Company") announced that, at today's special meeting, its stockholders approved the proposal to amend Titan's certificate of incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 125 million to 225 million (the "Amendment").

Key Points: 
  • SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTNP) ("Titan" or the "Company") announced that, at today's special meeting, its stockholders approved the proposal to amend Titan's certificate of incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 125 million to 225 million (the "Amendment").
  • The voting results are available in our Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC today.
  • Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTNP), based in South San Francisco, CA, is a commercial stage company developing proprietary therapeutics with its ProNeura long-term, continuous drug delivery technology.
  • Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that could negatively affect our business, operating results, financial condition and stock price.

Real-Time Intelligence on China's Corn Products Market

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:45pm

Corn Products China News provides you with real-time intelligence on China's corn products market.

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  • Corn Products China News provides you with real-time intelligence on China's corn products market.
  • China is the world's largest producer and exporter of many corn products, including citric acid, monosodium glutamate, vitamin C and vitamin B2.
  • Corn Products China News will help you stay ahead of the game in this fast-changing market with real-time reporting on the entire corn products industry chain, from grain markets to the downstream food and feed markets.
  • The latest market data, including price information for raw materials, intermediates and end products, import/export data, production, consumption, operating rates, etc.

Magenta Company: Connecting the World With 5G Technology and UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:32pm

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Magenta Company, SK Telecom,and the Korean National Committee for UNESCOare hostingthe 'SEE TOGETHER CHALLENGE', which will have participants from all over the world record and share UNESCO World Heritage Sites through a 5G-powered live broadcast.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Magenta Company, SK Telecom,and the Korean National Committee for UNESCOare hostingthe 'SEE TOGETHER CHALLENGE', which will have participants from all over the world record and share UNESCO World Heritage Sites through a 5G-powered live broadcast.
  • Participants selected for the 'SEE TOGETHER CHALLENGE' will be sharing UNESCO World Heritage Site(s) for one hour in the form of a live video broadcast with a global audience.
  • SK Telecom expressed hopes that its ICT Technology will deliver vivid, high-resolution videos to make the live streaming of UNESCO World Heritage Sites feel more life-like and enjoyable for viewers.
  • "With nations worldwide at a standstill due to COVID-19, we hope that this event will become an opportunity for people to support and comfort each other while watching and sharing UNESCO World Heritage sites in their individual locations."

Magenta Company: Connecting the World With 5G Technology and UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:32pm

'SEE TOGETHER CHALLENGE' is recruiting participants to live stream UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Key Points: 
  • 'SEE TOGETHER CHALLENGE' is recruiting participants to live stream UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Participants' videos will be broadcast live over a 5G network all around the world including Korea, Poland, the United States, etc.
  • The 5G network and broadcasting system will be provided by SKT- ICT Technology will play a central role in the project.
  • SK Telecom expressed hopes that its ICT Technology will deliver vivid, high-resolution videos to make the live streaming of UNESCO World Heritage Sites feel more life-like and enjoyable for viewers.

Enel X Enters US Public Transit Electrification Market With Grants to Support Future Electrification of Bus Fleets

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:31pm

With the grants, Enel X will help develop an innovative approach to public transit fleet electrification planning, which will provide the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) insights to optimally electrify a portion of their new fleet and will support the electrification of a portion of Hopkinton Public School District's bus fleet.

Key Points: 
  • With the grants, Enel X will help develop an innovative approach to public transit fleet electrification planning, which will provide the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) insights to optimally electrify a portion of their new fleet and will support the electrification of a portion of Hopkinton Public School District's bus fleet.
  • Enel X and MGL will provide an innovative electrification planning and analysis solution that will help inform the MBTA's electrification strategy and has the potential to be applied in other markets.
  • Enel operates in the US and Canada through two companies: Enel Green Power North America and Enel X North America.
  • Enel X is revolutionizing the EV charging market with its smart charging solutions deploying around 60,000 charging stations in the US.

$7.95 Billion Power Plant Control System Market - Global Industry Forecast to 2026

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:30pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Power Plant Control System Market -By Application, By Plant Type, and By Region - Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Power Plant Control System Market -By Application, By Plant Type, and By Region - Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global Power Plant Control System market is likely to accrue earnings worth approximately 7.95 (USD Billion) by 2025 and is set to record a CAGR of about 6% over the period from 2020 to 2026.
  • The report offers assessment and analysis of the Power Plant Control System market on a global and regional level.
  • To control power plants has become a necessity in the modern age of automation and hence there is a growing significance of power plant control systems.

Alion Ranks Among Washington Technology's 2020 Top 100 Federal Contractors and Washington Business Journal's List of Largest Private Companies in Greater D.C.

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:29pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alion Science and Technology is proud to announce that it has been ranked in Washington Technology's list of 2020 Top 100 Federal Contractors and Alion was also ranked in Washington Business Journal's List of Largest Private Companies in Greater D.C. Alion ranked 36 on Washington Technology's list and 21on Washington Business Journal's list, respectively.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Alion Science and Technology is proud to announce that it has been ranked in Washington Technology's list of 2020 Top 100 Federal Contractors and Alion was also ranked in Washington Business Journal's List of Largest Private Companies in Greater D.C. Alion ranked 36 on Washington Technology's list and 21on Washington Business Journal's list, respectively.
  • "Alion is proud to be included in these industry rankings and for being recognized among the best of the best.
  • Washington Business Journal's List of Largest Private Companies in Greater D.C. ranks companies based on headquarters location, ownership and yearly revenue.
  • To view Washington Business Journal's List of Largest Companies in the Greater D.C., click here .

EPRI President Says U.S. Could Produce Electricity with Little to No Carbon Emissions By 2050

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:25pm

"Right now, 20 percent of the energy used in the U.S. is electricity.

Key Points: 
  • "Right now, 20 percent of the energy used in the U.S. is electricity.
  • We have the opportunity to produce other forms of low-carbon energy using clean electricity."
  • "We know how to produce clean electricity, and we can produce clean energy from clean electrons," Mansoor said.
  • EPRI members represent 90% of the electricity generated and delivered in the United States with international participation extending to 40 countries.

Cleaning Up Dormant Oil and Gas Wells, Supporting 1,200 Jobs in B.C.

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:20pm

The funding will support energy jobs at 79 individual service companies that will undertake reclamation work on 1,880 dormant wells in the province, creating over 1,200 jobs in the process.

Key Points: 
  • The funding will support energy jobs at 79 individual service companies that will undertake reclamation work on 1,880 dormant wells in the province, creating over 1,200 jobs in the process.
  • This support included up to $120 million for the Government of British Columbia to support work to clean up dormant, orphan, and legacy oil and gas sites across the province.
  • Successful oil and natural gas field services contractors are eligible for up to $100,000 or 50 percent of total costs, whichever is less, to go toward cleaning up dormant wells.
  • The program also provides Indigenous peoples, landowners and local communities in British Columbia with the opportunity to nominate dormant sites for reclamation.

Thompson Thrift Retail Group Announces Sprouts Farmers Market-Anchored Development Near Phoenix

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:19pm

PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Thompson Thrift Retail Group, a wholly-owned company of Indianapolis-based Thompson Thrift, announced today that Sprouts Farmers Market will anchor Sonoran Creek Marketplace, a 75,000-square-foot project the company is developing in Maricopa.

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Thompson Thrift Retail Group, a wholly-owned company of Indianapolis-based Thompson Thrift, announced today that Sprouts Farmers Market will anchor Sonoran Creek Marketplace, a 75,000-square-foot project the company is developing in Maricopa.
  • Since opening Thompson Thrift Retail Group's Phoenix office in 2016, the Southwest region has sourced and developed more than 22 projects across the southwestern United States.
  • Thompson Thrift Retail Group is a full-service real estate development company focused on ground-up commercial and mixed-use development across the Midwest, Southeast and Southwest.
  • Three service pillars drive Thompson Thrift's successThompson Thrift Retail Group which is focused on ground-up commercial development, Watermark Residential which is focused on upscale multifamily communities and luxury leased homes, and Thompson Thrift Construction, a full-service construction company.

NTN Buzztime Enters Asset Purchase Agreement to Sell Entertainment and Advertising Assets

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:15pm

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE American: NTN) signed a definitive asset purchase agreement to sell its social entertainment, customer engagement, and advertising technology assets to eGames.com Holdings LLC (eGames.com) for $2.0 million in cash.

Key Points: 
  • CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --NTN Buzztime, Inc. (NYSE American: NTN) signed a definitive asset purchase agreement to sell its social entertainment, customer engagement, and advertising technology assets to eGames.com Holdings LLC (eGames.com) for $2.0 million in cash.
  • Since, Buzztime has built a formidable, loyal player network with its engaging entertainment offerings, including trivia, sports, card and arcade games.
  • "For over 35 years, Buzztime has amassed a loyal player and customer base and more recently expanded its offering with effective out-of-home advertising," said Allen Wolff, CEO of NTN Buzztime.
  • On the date the parties entered into the asset purchase agreement, an affiliate of eGames.com loaned $1,000,000 to Buzztime, which will be applied toward the purchase price at the closing of the asset sale.

Production of Starch Sugar in China 2015-2019: Focus on Maltose Syrup, Glucose Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) and Maltodextrin

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:15pm

2 Hot spots of starch sugar industry in China, 2018-2019

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  • 2 Hot spots of starch sugar industry in China, 2018-2019
    3.1 Capacity and output of maltose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    3.2 Major producers of maltose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    3.3 Monthly ex-works price of maltose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    4.1 Capacity and output of glucose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    4.2 Major producers of glucose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    5.1 Capacity and output of HFCS in China, 2015-2019
    5.2 Major producers of HFCS in China, 2015-2019
    5.3 Monthly ex-works price of HFCS in China, 2015-2019
    6.1 Capacity and output of maltodextrin in China, 2015-2019
    6.2 Major producers of maltodextrin in China, 2015-2019
    6.3 Monthly ex-works price of maltodextrin in China, 2015-2019
    Zhucheng Xingmao Corn Developing Co., Ltd.
    Henan Feitian Agricultural Development Co., Ltd.
    Shijiazhuang Huachen Starch Sugar Production Co., Ltd.
    COFCO Bio-Chemical Energy (Gongzhuling) Co., Ltd.
    Shandong Bailong Chuangyuan Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
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Advisory - Unauthorized health products sold on Steroid Hub Canada website may pose serious health risks

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:14pm

Health Canada is warning Canadians about the online retailer Steroid Hub Canada because it is selling unauthorized health products that may pose serious health risks.

Key Points: 
  • Health Canada is warning Canadians about the online retailer Steroid Hub Canada because it is selling unauthorized health products that may pose serious health risks.
  • Health products that have not been authorized by Health Canada have not been assessed for safety, effectiveness and quality, and could pose serious health risks.
  • Health Canada will continue to take action against any companies found to be selling unauthorized health products either online or in stores in Canada.
  • Read the information Health Canada has posted on the risks of buying drugs , natural health products or medical devices online if you are considering buying health products over the Internet.

Waste Connections Announces Dates For Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Release And Upcoming Management Presentations

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:05pm

TORONTO, Sept.18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter of 2020 after the close of the stock market on October 28, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept.18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter of 2020 after the close of the stock market on October 28, 2020.
  • The Company will be hosting an investor conference call related to that release on October 29th at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.
  • Copies of financial literature, including this release, are available on the Waste Connections website at www.wasteconnections.com or by contacting us directly at 832-442-2200.
  • Copies of financial literature, including this release, are available on the Waste Connections website or through contacting us directly at (905) 532-7510.

Solution Mode to Survival Mode

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:03pm

The discussion was a true glimpse into the process of transitioning a practice and how it can be a great solution to the issues facing private practices.

Key Points: 
  • The discussion was a true glimpse into the process of transitioning a practice and how it can be a great solution to the issues facing private practices.
  • Many are struggling, MGMA reports that 97% of private practices have been affected financially by the pandemic.
  • Other physicians are contemplating early retirement leaving their patients to scramble and find another physician amidst a pandemic.
  • To watch the full webinar and learn more:
    View original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/solution-mode-to-survival-mode-3...
    SOURCE Castle Connolly Private Health Partners, LLC

David J. Teece Named to Thinkers50 Hall of Fame

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:02pm

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BRG announced today that Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece has been named to the 2020 Thinkers50 Hall of Fame .

Key Points: 
  • EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BRG announced today that Chairman and Principal Executive Officer David J. Teece has been named to the 2020 Thinkers50 Hall of Fame .
  • "At Thinkers50 we have always believed there is nothing so practical as a great idea.
  • Throughout his career, David Teece has proved this true time and time again," said Thinkers50 co-founder Stuart Crainer.
  • Launched as the first global management ranking in 2001 by Crainer and Des Dearlove, Thinkers50 ranks the most influential management thinkers in the world.

LAIX Inc. Announces Changes in Board and Committee Composition

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:01pm

Upon the effectiveness of Mr. Eisgruber's departure, Ms. Min (Jenny) Zhang will be appointed as a member of the compensation committee and the chairperson of the nominating and corporate governance committee of the board of directors of the Company, replacing Mr. Christopher Ludwig Eisgruber.

Key Points: 
  • Upon the effectiveness of Mr. Eisgruber's departure, Ms. Min (Jenny) Zhang will be appointed as a member of the compensation committee and the chairperson of the nominating and corporate governance committee of the board of directors of the Company, replacing Mr. Christopher Ludwig Eisgruber.
  • In addition, Dr. Li-Lan Cheng was re-elected to serve another two-year term as an independent director of the Company, effective September 30, 2020.
  • LAIX Inc. ("LAIX" or the "Company") is an artificial intelligence (AI) company in China that creates and delivers products and services to popularize English learning.
  • LAIX provides its products and services on demand via its mobile apps, primarily its flagship "English Liulishuo" mobile app launched in 2013.

Rosco To Be Platinum Sponsor at STN Virtual Bus Technology Summit

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Rosco, a leading manufacturer of vision safety solutions to the commercial vehicle market, has signed on to sponsor the School Bus Technology Summit (BTS), hosted by School Transportation News (STN), on September 21-24, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Rosco, a leading manufacturer of vision safety solutions to the commercial vehicle market, has signed on to sponsor the School Bus Technology Summit (BTS), hosted by School Transportation News (STN), on September 21-24, 2020.
  • BTS and STN are bringing the school bus industry together in this virtual event, allowing student transportation professionals to remotely receive training and network with peers and suppliers.
  • If you are attending the Bus Technology Summit, visit Rosco at Virtual Booth #18.
  • As with many events during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bus Technology Summit is completely virtual.

Greenberg Traurig's Scott Meza to Present Alliance of M&A Advisors Cybersecurity Panel

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:00pm

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Scott Meza , Corporate Practice shareholder in the Northern Virginia office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP , will present on a panel discussion titled, " Cybersecurity: Business Functions and Opportunities ," Sept. 23.

Key Points: 
  • MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Scott Meza , Corporate Practice shareholder in the Northern Virginia office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP , will present on a panel discussion titled, " Cybersecurity: Business Functions and Opportunities ," Sept. 23.
  • The Alliance of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors serves the educational and transactional support needs of middle market M&A professionals worldwide.
  • The Alliance was formed in 1998 to connect CPAs, attorneys, and other experienced corporate financial investors and advisors.
  • About Greenberg Traurig's Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig's Corporate Practice focuses on the business objectives of our clients.

ProfNet Expert Alerts for September 18, 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:00pm

Where building codes are missing, we need to invest in mitigation to bridge that gap and help vulnerable coastal communities build stronger."

Key Points: 
  • Where building codes are missing, we need to invest in mitigation to bridge that gap and help vulnerable coastal communities build stronger."
  • Dr. Anne Cope joined IBHS in 2009 just a few months before the groundbreaking for the construction of the IBHS Research Center in Richburg, South Carolina.
  • She is responsible for the team's implementation of research findings into building codes and standards.
  • For more brand positioning strategies, how to optimize your video content for engagement, and other post-pandemic tactics that have been converting, please reach out!

Insights on the Brush Cutters Global Market to 2027 - Featuring ECHO, Husqvarna & RedMax Among Others

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:00pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Brush Cutters - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Brush Cutters - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 368-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Brush Cutters estimated at US$2.6 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$3.4 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 3.4% over the period 2020-2027.
  • The U. S. Market is Estimated at $714.9 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 6.2% CAGR
    The Brush Cutters market in the U. S. is estimated at US$714.9 Million in the year 2020.

Senator Sharif Street and Democratic Leaders Win Against President Trump

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:54pm

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Sharif Street, Vice Chair of the PA Democratic Party and other Democratic leaders and elected officials met outside Philadelphia City Hall today to discuss their recent court victories against Donald J. Trump.

Key Points: 
  • PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Senator Sharif Street, Vice Chair of the PA Democratic Party and other Democratic leaders and elected officials met outside Philadelphia City Hall today to discuss their recent court victories against Donald J. Trump.
  • Street led a group of voters, candidates, and elected officials in state court to defend the right to vote.
  • "These rulings are a huge win for the PA Democratic Party and all Pennsylvania voters," said Street.
  • Senator Sharif Street called on his colleagues in the Pennsylvania Legislature to make it clear people should not be disenfranchised simply because they forget to use a secrecy envelope.

Robert W. Gore, Chairman Emeritus of W. L. Gore & Associates, And Inventor of GORE-TEX® Technology Dies at 83

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:50pm

Bob's commitment to research and development led to his 1969 discovery of a versatile new polymer form, expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE).

Key Points: 
  • Bob's commitment to research and development led to his 1969 discovery of a versatile new polymer form, expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE).
  • The introduction of this groundbreaking new material opened a world of possibilities for products and further innovations.
  • Continued advancement in the technology and application of ePTFE enabled Gore to deliver groundbreaking solutions to a wide array of industries.
  • W. L. Gore & Associates is a global materials science company dedicated to transforming industries and improving lives.

Choose Your Own Adventure and Google Collaborate to Launch E-Books for Younger Readers

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:49pm

WAITSFIELD, Vt., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chooseco , publisher of the world-famous Choose Your Own Adventure gamebook series, is launching the first ever Choose Your Own Adventure e-books for younger readers on the new Kids Space by Google.

Key Points: 
  • WAITSFIELD, Vt., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Chooseco , publisher of the world-famous Choose Your Own Adventure gamebook series, is launching the first ever Choose Your Own Adventure e-books for younger readers on the new Kids Space by Google.
  • Kids Space is a new kids mode on select Android tablets that features apps, books and videos for your kids to explore, learn and have fun.
  • * Look for bestsellers from the Choose Your Own Adventure Dragonlarks series: Your Very Own Robot, Haunted House, Princess Island, and 25 more Dragonlarks at first, second and third grade reading levels this fall.
  • Kids Space will be available on select Lenovotablets in time for the holidays.1
    *Kids Space requires a Google Account for your child.

Global Biotech Partnering Terms and Agreements 2016-2020 by Company A-Z, Headline Value, Stage of Development, Deal Component Type, Specific Therapy Target & Technology Type

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:45pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Biotech Partnering Terms and Agreements 2016-2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Biotech Partnering Terms and Agreements 2016-2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Global Biotech Partnering Terms and Agreements 2016 to 2020 report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter Biotech partnering deals.
  • The report takes the reader through a comprehensive review Biotech deal trends, key players, top deal values, as well as deal financials, allowing the understanding of how, why and under what terms, companies are entering Biotech partnering deals.
  • The Global Biotech Partnering Terms and Agreements 2016 to 2020 report provides comprehensive access to available deals and contract documents for over 5,000 Biotech deals.

ROAD TRIP TRAVEL TRENDS

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:32pm

Lifestyle and Travel Correspondent Amy E. Goodman has the latest in local travel trends and how to plan a safe and happy road trip for the family.

Key Points: 
  • Lifestyle and Travel Correspondent Amy E. Goodman has the latest in local travel trends and how to plan a safe and happy road trip for the family.
  • A recent survey by Booking.com , one of the world's leading digital travel companies, shows more than half of Americans are feeling comfortable enough to plan domestic travel in the next 6 months and they'll probably be embarking on a road trip.
  • Having a full charge on your cell phone makes for safer and easier road travel.
  • For more ideas on road travel trends, please visit betterstuffforlife.com .

Wink Unveils Extraordinary Sales Data Portal

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:31pm

Today the firm announced the addition of an enhanced web portal and dynamic sales data query for the use of their subscribers.

Key Points: 
  • Today the firm announced the addition of an enhanced web portal and dynamic sales data query for the use of their subscribers.
  • This new Wink's Sales & Market Report portal provides an easily-accessible query for locating specific Adobe PDF or Microsoft Excel editions of sales reports; whether searching for sales at industry, company, or product level- for both life insurance and annuity data.
  • Future enhancements of Wink's Sales & Market Report will provide subscribers with data on every data point reported by Wink, for each participating peer, on a quid pro quo basis.
  • The Sales Reports and Sales Data Query are available NOW for subscribers of Wink's Sales & Market Report.

World Market Outlook for the Regenerative Medicine Market to 2025 with Focus on Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering, BioBanking & CAR-T Industries

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:30pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Regenerative Medicine Market Analysis & Forecast to 2025; Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering, BioBanking & CAR-T Industries" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Regenerative Medicine Market Analysis & Forecast to 2025; Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering, BioBanking & CAR-T Industries" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Regenerative medicine's main objective is to heal and replace organs/cells that have been damaged by age, trauma or disease.
  • To that end, regenerative medicine is a broader field and manipulates the body's immune system and regeneration potential to achieve its requirement.
  • An overview of regenerative medicine that includes: stem cells, allogenic and autogenic cells, umbilical cord blood banking, tissue engineering and CAR T therapies.

Bactronix Flourishes Amidst Disinfection Industry Boom

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:20pm

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, the disinfection industry has boomed.

Key Points: 
  • MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, the disinfection industry has boomed.
  • Bactronix, a disinfection company with revolutionary technology, has risen to the top in the market throughout the industry's growth thanks to a diverse offering of services and products.
  • This is the reason that Bactronix is recognized as one of the Top Franchising companies in the U.S."
    Bactronix finds itself in the middle of the boom thanks to its diversified product and services that cover many disinfection industry segments: on-site testing and inspection, specialized disinfection and cleaning, proprietary product lines and distribution channels, and disinfection certification.
  • Bactronix is an award-winning, science-based microbial control company that uses proprietary products and advanced equipment for a wide range of mold removal and disinfection services.

ECM and Cone Drive Integrate PCB Stator Technology Into Their Robotic Joint Actuator Applications

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:18pm

ECM and CONE DRIVE (a Division of TIMKEN) recently partnered to integrate ECM's printed circuit board (PCB) stator technology with CONE DRIVE's harmonic drive technology, Harmonic Solutions, to create remarkably small, powerful, integrated actuator packages for robotic applications.

Key Points: 
  • ECM and CONE DRIVE (a Division of TIMKEN) recently partnered to integrate ECM's printed circuit board (PCB) stator technology with CONE DRIVE's harmonic drive technology, Harmonic Solutions, to create remarkably small, powerful, integrated actuator packages for robotic applications.
  • ECM and CONE DRIVE are working together to create additional robotic joint actuator designs.
  • ECM and CONE DRIVE designed and prototyped a hollow shaft robotic joint actuator with a fully integrated CONE DRIVE Harmonic Solution Drive and ECM PCB Stator.
  • ECM is continuing to work with CONE DRIVE Harmonic Solutions to integrate the combination of harmonic drive technology and PCB Stator technology into a variety of robotic applications including medical, manufacturing, and automation.

Global Bronchoscopes (General Surgery) Qualitative and Quantitative Trends 2015-2019 & Forecasts 2020-2030 Featuring Olympus, Hoya, KARL STORZ, Fujifilm, & Richard Wolf

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:15pm

Bronchoscopes (General Surgery) - Global Market Analysis and Forecast Model (COVID-19 market impact) is built to visualize quantitative market trends within General Surgery therapeutic area.

Key Points: 
  • Bronchoscopes (General Surgery) - Global Market Analysis and Forecast Model (COVID-19 market impact) is built to visualize quantitative market trends within General Surgery therapeutic area.
  • Each of the covered 39 country's color-coded and fully-sourced market models are equipped with epidemiology based indications with procedure volumes.
  • Key Inclusions of the market model are:
    Insightful review of the key industry trends.
  • Qualitative market specific information is available with global trends further broken down into regional trends.

I Matter, I Vote: The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. Hosts Virtual Voting Rights Town Hall During Its 43rd Annual Symposium

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:14pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. (BWA) went on the offensive today, hosting a virtual town hall devoted to protecting and securing the voting rights of African Americans and other people of color during its 43rd Annual Symposium.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. (BWA) went on the offensive today, hosting a virtual town hall devoted to protecting and securing the voting rights of African Americans and other people of color during its 43rd Annual Symposium.
  • Moderated by Heather McGhee, Board Chair, The Color of Change, a panel of prominent political activists and observers including Rev.
  • BWA's Annual Symposium Workshop & Awards Luncheon traditionally draws nearly two thousand attendees, including elected officials, journalists, corporate and community leaders.
  • In the small town in Georgia where I grew up, a lie is a lie," insisted BWA President Gwainevere Catchings Hess.