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NYU Langone Gastroenterology Appoints Director of Pancreatic Disease Program

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tamas A. Gonda, MD , a nationally renowned advanced endoscopist and translational researcher in pancreatic disease, has joined NYU Langone Health as the director of the Pancreatic Disease Program within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tamas A. Gonda, MD , a nationally renowned advanced endoscopist and translational researcher in pancreatic disease, has joined NYU Langone Health as the director of the Pancreatic Disease Program within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
  • Prior to joining NYU Langone, Dr. Gonda served on the faculty at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he was medical director of the Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance Program, director of Endoscopic Research, and director of Gastroenterology Services at the institution's Pancreatic Center.
  • Dr. Gonda will establish a comprehensive Pancreatic Disease Program within the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at NYU Langone, serving both inpatients and outpatients who are facing diagnoses across the range of pancreatic disease, including acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic insufficiency, pancreatic cysts, pre-cancerous and high-risk pancreatic conditions, and pancreatic cancer.
  • The program will integrate gastroenterology, advanced endoscopy, surgery, and all needed services, and will feature a strong research mission.

Redefining the Minimal EDC Pen, TIPEN 2.0 From YSMART Launches on Kickstarter

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Starting from22for thesuperearly bird.It isn't just an ultra-portable writing instrument, but also a super tough EDC tool.

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  • Starting from22for thesuperearly bird.It isn't just an ultra-portable writing instrument, but also a super tough EDC tool.
  • Made to be virtually indestructible with a Grade 5 titanium body, and an amazingly strong Silicon Nitride Ceramic (Si3N4) tip.
  • TIPEN 2.0 was created as a practically-indestructible everyday writing tool that you can take with you anywhere.
  • Their previous EDC writing tool, TIPEN (the original), received 75,362 in funding, with 1,978 backers pledging to the campaign.

AirTab Launches the Largest Holiday Radio Contest in History Promoted on iHeartRadio

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

The "$25 Million Dollar Cocktail Giveaway"runs from Dec. 4-21 on the iHeartRadio networks in 48 regions and will reach more than 200 million people shared by the collective participating network of radio stations and restaurants.This contest will be promoted by iHeartRadio Celebrity DJs.

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  • The "$25 Million Dollar Cocktail Giveaway"runs from Dec. 4-21 on the iHeartRadio networks in 48 regions and will reach more than 200 million people shared by the collective participating network of radio stations and restaurants.This contest will be promoted by iHeartRadio Celebrity DJs.
  • Listeners can participate by downloading the free AirTab app for all details on this promotion that "gives and gives back."
  • Thousands of restaurants have already joined the AirTab holiday contest program.Restaurants can still register on AirTab to join in on the promotion at no cost to be one of the "winning"restaurants.
  • This marks the first national promotional program for AirTab promoted on iHeartRadio Network to support the #saveourbars&restaurants.

Report: Video Games Contribute $90 Billion+ to U.S. Economy

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

"The statistics in this detailed report reinforce the significant impact video games have on the U.S. economy, including jobs creation and providing family-sustaining wages in wide array of careers," ESA President and CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis said.

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  • "The statistics in this detailed report reinforce the significant impact video games have on the U.S. economy, including jobs creation and providing family-sustaining wages in wide array of careers," ESA President and CEO Stanley Pierre-Louis said.
  • AND its visual arts, creativity, storytelling, and entertainment culture (in the tradition of literature, theater, graphic novels, movies, and television).
  • Video games have emerged as a melding of the two, creating a new form of visual art and entertainment and a new platform for experimentation and innovation in advanced technology development."
  • The 2020 economic impact report follows ESA's previously-released " 2020 Essential Facts About the Video Game Industry ," which shows Americans across age, gender and other demographic measures find many positive benefits to video game play.

ATCC Introduces New Product Segment with Launch of SARS-CoV-2 External Control Kit

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

This new ATCC kit is a practical, kitted solution clinical laboratories can use to meet this requirement.

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  • This new ATCC kit is a practical, kitted solution clinical laboratories can use to meet this requirement.
  • "This is the very first diagnostic quality control product that ATCC has brought to market," said Raymond H. Cypess, DVM, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of ATCC.
  • The SARS-CoV-2 External Control Kit is compatible with most molecular diagnostic tests being used today.
  • For more information about the ATCC SARS-CoV-2 External Control Kit, please visit www.atcc.org/Cov-2_QCKit .

Confiant Hires PCH exec Steve Rubinstein for COO role

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- First-to-market creative verification, ad blocking and malvertising detection solution Confiant, has hired Steve Rubinstein, to lead operations of the fast-growing start-up.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- First-to-market creative verification, ad blocking and malvertising detection solution Confiant, has hired Steve Rubinstein, to lead operations of the fast-growing start-up.
  • "We are thrilled to have Steve join the team," stated Jerome Dangu, CTO and co-founder of Confiant.
  • Formerly Head of Business Operations for PCH, Rubinstein brings more than 25 years of experience in operations, development and engineering.
  • In addition to growing the role of COO, Confiant has elevated Jason March to Senior Vice President of Sales, and brought in Morgan Martins as Head of Marketing.

Twitter Employees and Zoom Users Top Dashlane's List Of 2020's "Worst Password Offenders"

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Worst Password Offenders list serves as an annual reminder for how easy it is to make an internet faux pas, even when we think we're protected.

Key Points: 
  • The Worst Password Offenders list serves as an annual reminder for how easy it is to make an internet faux pas, even when we think we're protected.
  • "Using a password manager like Dashlane to keep your information securewhether you're an individual or a businesswill help alleviate the pain of any future breaches or password disasters."
  • Dashlane's "Worst Password Offenders" of 2020, beginning with the worst:
    Twitter Employees : In July, a small number of Twitter employees fell victim to one of the oldest tricks in the book: phishing.
  • For businesses, admins can also easily onboard, offboard, and manage their employees with the assurance that company data is safe.

PepsiCo Announces Timing and Availability of Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Financial Results

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

PURCHASE, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today announced that it will issue its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 (endingDecember 26) financial results and other related information onThursday, February 11, 2021by posting the following materials and links on the company's website at www.pepsico.com/investors .

Key Points: 
  • PURCHASE, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today announced that it will issue its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 (endingDecember 26) financial results and other related information onThursday, February 11, 2021by posting the following materials and links on the company's website at www.pepsico.com/investors .
  • PepsiCo generated more than $67 billion in net revenue in 2019, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana.
  • Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to Be the Global Leader in Convenient Foods and Beverages by Winning with Purpose.
  • "Winning with Purpose" reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business.

Simple At-Home COVID-19 Saliva Test with 99% Accuracy Now Available on www.GNC.com

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

"Through GNC4U, we're committed to helping people take control of their personal health journeys by providing them with tailored solutions.

Key Points: 
  • "Through GNC4U, we're committed to helping people take control of their personal health journeys by providing them with tailored solutions.
  • Earlier this year, 1health brought to market the first FDA Emergency Use Authorized (EUA) COVID-19 saliva test in partnership with IBX (Previously RUCDR), pioneering COVID-19 Testing as a Service (TaaS).
  • The test has greater than 99 percent sensitivity and specificity based on available data.
  • The self-administered tests can be taken anywhere and offer a simple process for those who need access to trusted test results quickly.

MagnaChip Launches New High-Voltage 700V/800V Super Junction MOSFETs

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX) today announced eight new 700V and 800V series high-voltage Super Junction Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (SJ MOSFETs), featuring high performance and efficiency and optimized for TV, LED lighting and fast charger applications.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX) today announced eight new 700V and 800V series high-voltage Super Junction Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (SJ MOSFETs), featuring high performance and efficiency and optimized for TV, LED lighting and fast charger applications.
  • MagnaChip is now taking the next step by launching next generations of high-voltage SJ MOSFETs.
  • MagnaChip entered the China market and is poised to expand its 700V product offerings to China's leading TV manufacturers.
  • "There is high demand for the 700V and 800V SJ MOSFETs, and we are pleased to introduce eight new products," said YJ Kim, CEO of MagnaChip.

Biovanta™: The only 100% natural, safe and effective over-the-counter drug for cough, cold and sore throat

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Biovanta is proven superior to other leading products at controlling upper respiratory inflammation as shown in third-party, blind, placebo-controlled laboratory studies.

Key Points: 
  • Biovanta is proven superior to other leading products at controlling upper respiratory inflammation as shown in third-party, blind, placebo-controlled laboratory studies.
  • The scientific publication titled" Rational drug design for sore throatAn aspirin-based treatment that addresses bradykinin-induced inflammation " explains the studies in more detail.
  • As the only natural drug, Biovantais poised to disrupt the cough, cold, and sore throat category, which has been dominated until now by OTC drugs containing the same handful of synthetic chemicals.
  • Every ingredient in Biovantais chosen for maximum therapeutic benefit, making Biovantasafer, and more effective than homeopathic or traditional drug remedies.

Arena Solutions and MEDIcept Announce Partnership to Improve Compliance for Medical Device Manufacturers

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Solutions , the leading provider of cloud-based product development solutions for high tech, consumer electronics, and medical device industries, today announced a new partnership with MEDIcept, Inc. , a leading international medical device and IVD compliance consulting firm.

Key Points: 
  • FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Solutions , the leading provider of cloud-based product development solutions for high tech, consumer electronics, and medical device industries, today announced a new partnership with MEDIcept, Inc. , a leading international medical device and IVD compliance consulting firm.
  • This partnership combines Arena's leading quality management system (QMS) solutions with complementary quality management, regulatory, and engineering support from MEDIcept.
  • MEDIcept partners with companies like Arena Solutions to provide greater value to companies in the medical device and life sciences market," said David Rothkopf, President at MEDIcept.
  • Arena Solutions helps innovative electronic high tech and medical device companies create products that change the world.

Firmenich Mind Nose + Matter Research Identifies 5 Fragrance Creation Trends to Improve Wellbeing

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

As we enter a new decade amid the global pandemic, the Firmenich Fine Fragrance annual trends presentation Mind, Nose + Matter focuses on the theme of RE|GENERATION,giving customers unique insights into how the power of scent can improve wellbeing globally every day at multiple occasions.

Key Points: 
  • As we enter a new decade amid the global pandemic, the Firmenich Fine Fragrance annual trends presentation Mind, Nose + Matter focuses on the theme of RE|GENERATION,giving customers unique insights into how the power of scent can improve wellbeing globally every day at multiple occasions.
  • Based on key proprietary Firmenich market research studies Conscious Consumer, Premium Wellbeing, COVID-19 Social Media Insights and Post-COVID-19 Surveys the 2020 Mind Nose + Matter program translates socio-cultural trends into five new fragrance creation platforms.
  • Creative Director of Mind Nose + Matter Justin Welch notes: "Mind Nose + Matter is an outline for the power of positive luxury.
  • Each year, Mind Nose + Matter gives Firmenich Fine Fragrance and Beauty customers from around the world a glimpse into tomorrow.

St Kitts and Nevis Will Strengthen its 'Platinum Standard' Citizenship by Investment Programme in 2021

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

LONDON, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Citizenship by Investment Programme in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis will see changes in 2021.

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  • LONDON, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Citizenship by Investment Programme in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis will see changes in 2021.
  • Singh also added that the dual island country has transformed itself into a safe and desirable tourist, and now citizenship, destination.
  • The country has welcomed investor migrants for decades, running the longest and best-managed Citizenship by Investment Programme in the world.
  • Its Programme is recognised as the 'Platinum Standard' in the global investment marketplace.

Poq appoints Tryzens as its first Global Solutions Partner

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Tryzens' expertise in delivering best-of-breed digital commerce solutions and strategies is unrivalled in our experience and coupled with the power of the Poq appCommerce platform, we are confident of a winning combination for retailers in the market," said Helen Slaven, Chief Revenue Officer at Poq.

Key Points: 
  • Tryzens' expertise in delivering best-of-breed digital commerce solutions and strategies is unrivalled in our experience and coupled with the power of the Poq appCommerce platform, we are confident of a winning combination for retailers in the market," said Helen Slaven, Chief Revenue Officer at Poq.
  • In addition to CottonOn Group and SurfStitch, Poq's clients include global brands and retailers, such as Missguided, Oh Polly, Belk and FeelUnique.
  • Poq is a Software-as-a-Service platform that empowers retailers to create highly effective and fully customised native apps in record time.
  • Tryzens is an international digital commerce consultancy that take a holistic approach to growing businesses based on digital-first principles.

Datawords and FACIL'iti join forces to promote digital inclusion

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

As a tool for digital inclusion, FACIL'iti's solutions already equip more than 500 sites (and more than 1.5 million adapted web pages) for clients in various sectors (institutions, retail, luxury goods, insurance...), including many joint customers with Datawords.

Key Points: 
  • As a tool for digital inclusion, FACIL'iti's solutions already equip more than 500 sites (and more than 1.5 million adapted web pages) for clients in various sectors (institutions, retail, luxury goods, insurance...), including many joint customers with Datawords.
  • Alexandre Crazover, co-founder of the Datawords Group: "The connection between Datawords and FACIL'iti was natural and the fit was immediately obvious, with diversity and inclusion being at the heart of both companies' business philosophies.
  • For 20 years, the Datawords Group has been helping companies roll out their digital strategy internationally through its technological know-how, its multicultural expertise and its mastery of the digital ecosystem.
  • We also believe that digital technologies, when they serve people, can provide concrete solutions, promote inclusion and make the world a better place."

Novakid Raises $4.25M in Series A Financing to Reinvent Online ESL Learning for Kids

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Both seed investors - BonAngels and LETA Capital - took part in this round.

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  • Both seed investors - BonAngels and LETA Capital - took part in this round.
  • "Novakid is reinventing English learning for kids in countries where English is not a primary spoken language.
  • Its online learning platform is a more attractive product to digitally-native generation of kids, while keeping them and their parents safe," comments Don Burton, Managing and Founding Partner at LearnStart.
  • Novakid is an online ESL learning IT-platform offering individual lessons with native speaking certified teachers for children ages 4-12 with AI-assisted data extraction and analysis.

Viasat's Small Tactical Terminal Achieves National Security Agency Link 16 Crypto Modernization Certification Ahead of U.S. Government Mandate

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

"By taking a proactive approach, Viasat's KOR-24A STT successfully achieved Link 16 Crypto Mod requirements ahead of the U.S. government mandate," said Andy Kessler, vice president and business area director, Next Generation Tactical Data Links business,Viasat.

Key Points: 
  • "By taking a proactive approach, Viasat's KOR-24A STT successfully achieved Link 16 Crypto Mod requirements ahead of the U.S. government mandate," said Andy Kessler, vice president and business area director, Next Generation Tactical Data Links business,Viasat.
  • To ensure Link 16 users can easily migrate to a crypto modern solution, Viasat is offering a Trade-in/Trade-up program.
  • Through January 1, 2022, military agencies can trade in any manufacturer's non-crypto modernized Link 16 terminal and receive a discount for the purchase of Viasat's Crypto Mod-enabled KOR-24A STT.
  • The Trade-in/Trade-up program will help ensure warfighters have assured, uninterrupted access to mission-critical information when using Link 16 communications during any critical mission.

Dalrada's Likido CRYO Chillers Launch To Address Global Biomaterial Transport On-Site Mobility Storage And Greening Of Laboratories

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

The unit's small size is Ideal for safe container shipments of biomaterial transported by land and sea as well as on-site biomaterial mobility and storage.

Key Points: 
  • The unit's small size is Ideal for safe container shipments of biomaterial transported by land and sea as well as on-site biomaterial mobility and storage.
  • Energy efficient LikidoCRYO chillers save as much as 75% of energy cost and was recently awarded an Innovate UK grant for "repurposing environmentally damaging HFC cryogenic chillers to environmentally inert natural refrigerant".
  • LikidoCRYO chillers enable "greening" of laboratories, hospitals, and facilities including manufacturing, hotels, and residences.
  • Accelerating manufacturing and operational plans, Dalrada is in discussions to procure facilities, parts supply, and engineering staff in the U.S.A. (Texas and California).

Princess Cruises Global Fleet to Feature MedallionClass™ Experience in 2021

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

"During this down-time we've worked behind the scenes to re-engineer our operation to give guests maximum control of their cruise vacation, as well as to activate the Princess MedallionClass Experience on all of our ships."

Key Points: 
  • "During this down-time we've worked behind the scenes to re-engineer our operation to give guests maximum control of their cruise vacation, as well as to activate the Princess MedallionClass Experience on all of our ships."
  • Upon return, all guests will be required to become OceanReady before leaving home, creating a touchless, expedited arrival experience and embarkation.
  • MedallionPaytransforms shopping on vacation by eliminating the need to carry cash and credit cards on board and in Princess Cays.
  • On board Princess MedallionClass ships and throughout the guest journey, a portfolio of exceptionally fun and convenient experiences put guests in control.

New Study from Qualtrics and PwC Reveals How CIOs are Future-Proofing the Workforce Technology Experience

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Findings from the Qualtrics and PwC study of more than 200 U.S.

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  • Findings from the Qualtrics and PwC study of more than 200 U.S.
  • (Study results can be found here )
    IT executives have accelerated digital transformations within their organization and are taking appropriate actions to meet the needs of employees.
  • 95% of IT 'Leaders' said they increased the frequency of employee listening since COVID-19 began.
  • In addition to the study, Qualtrics and PwC have teamed up to combine experience management technology and advisory capabilities to help organizations deliver technology experiences that create and drive more enabled and productive workforces.

South St. Paul Public Schools Becomes First K-12 BARR District

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --BARR Center announced today that South St. Paul Public Schools will become the first district to serve kindergarten through 12th grade students.

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  • ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --BARR Center announced today that South St. Paul Public Schools will become the first district to serve kindergarten through 12th grade students.
  • South St. Paul Public Schools and BARR have been working closely together for three years, beginning this work with a focus on 9th graders.
  • With a continued focus on relationships, South St. Paul Public Schools and BARR will be expanding their reach to impact more and more students atLincoln Center Elementary, Kaposia Education Center, South St. Paul Middle School and South St. Paul High School.
  • "The partnership between BARR Center and South St. Paul Public Schools as the first BARR district will be transformational in shaping a generation of youth" said BARR Founder and Executive Director Angela Jerabek.

Hub International Chooses Simplifya For Ongoing Cannabis License Verification Of Cannabis Clients

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

CHICAGO and DENVER, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub International Limited (HUB), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced today that is has chosen Simplifya, a leading provider of operational and regulatory compliance software for the cannabis industry, to provide ongoing cannabis license verification in order to help identify and support valid cannabis operators with insurance coverage.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO and DENVER, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hub International Limited (HUB), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced today that is has chosen Simplifya, a leading provider of operational and regulatory compliance software for the cannabis industry, to provide ongoing cannabis license verification in order to help identify and support valid cannabis operators with insurance coverage.
  • "Proof of insurance shows operational maturity and is an essential step for cannabis cultivators, manufacturers, transporters, and distributors to keep growing their business," said Jay Virdi, Chief Sales Officer for Cannabis Specialty Practice, HUB International.
  • "With Simplifya, HUB can more efficiently protect legitimate cannabis operators by ensuring their licensures are complete, valid, and active all of which are non-negotiable necessitiesforsecuring proper insurance coverage."
  • The Simplifya Verified platform currently monitors real-time cannabis license data for 34 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and all Canadian provinces.

Spark Networks Announces Credit Facility Amendment to Reset Financial Covenants, and Additional $6 Million of Funding

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

"The reset of financial covenants coupled with the influx of capital provide Spark with the financial flexibility to operate our business and drive future revenue growth.

Key Points: 
  • "The reset of financial covenants coupled with the influx of capital provide Spark with the financial flexibility to operate our business and drive future revenue growth.
  • Additional details on the terms of the amendment will be available in a Form 6-K to be filed by Spark with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • These statements include statements regarding the benefits to Spark Networks of the amended loan agreement and the ability of Spark Networks to drive future revenue growth.
  • Spark Networks SE in its current form is the result of the merger between Affinitas GmbH and Spark Networks, Inc. in 2017 and the addition of Zoosk, Inc. in 2019.

Hydraulic Equipment Market to Garner $51.65 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 3.8% CAGR, Says Allied Market Research

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Adoption of mechanized agricultural equipmentand growing industrialization drive the global hydraulic equipment market.

Key Points: 
  • Adoption of mechanized agricultural equipmentand growing industrialization drive the global hydraulic equipment market.
  • However, replacement of hydraulic equipment with electro-mechanical systems hampers the market growth.
  • On the contrary, growing need for energy-efficient hydraulic equipment is expected to create lucrative opportunities in the near future.
  • By application, the industrial segment held the largest share in 2019, accounting for more than half of the global hydraulic equipment market.

Telin Launches NeuTrafiX, the Future of the Connectivity Business

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk ("Telkom") (NYSE: TLK) launched a connectivity marketplace for Wholesale Voice, SMS and Virtual Numbers trading called NeuTrafiX.

Key Points: 
  • Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk ("Telkom") (NYSE: TLK) launched a connectivity marketplace for Wholesale Voice, SMS and Virtual Numbers trading called NeuTrafiX.
  • This innovative community-based marketplace was developed by Telin to revolutionize the present state of the connectivity business, in response to the challenges that both Wholesale/Carrier and Enterprises face in the form of declining legacy business margins, a lack of data and information, and manual wholesale operations & processes.
  • Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) is a subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, Tbk (Telkom), a state-owned telecommunication and network service provider.
  • Telin focuses on international telecommunication business to manage and develop its business lines abroad.

AUC Woodruff Library Launches Website to Aid Disaster Response Organizations Statewide

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

The project was entitled "Using Linked Open Data for Georgia's Natural, Cultural and Historic Organizations' Disaster Response" (GaNCH).

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  • The project was entitled "Using Linked Open Data for Georgia's Natural, Cultural and Historic Organizations' Disaster Response" (GaNCH).
  • The mobile-friendly website ( https://ganch.auctr.edu/ ) resulting from the project has officially launched!
  • "This project elevates the importance of Georgia's cultural heritage caretakers and is a national model for emergency management during disasters," says CEO Loretta Parham, AUC Woodruff Library.
  • The website reflects the work of fourteen organizations statewide that collaborated for one year, compiling, updating and uploading over1,900 entries to wikidata, the linked open data database from the wikimedia Foundation.

Hi-Crush Inc. Announces Appointment of New Leadership Team

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Dirk Hallen was named Chief Executive Officer, Stephen White was appointed Chief Operating Officer, and William Barker was named General Counsel and Chief Commercial Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Dirk Hallen was named Chief Executive Officer, Stephen White was appointed Chief Operating Officer, and William Barker was named General Counsel and Chief Commercial Officer.
  • "We are excited for the energy and fresh perspective this group will bring to Hi-Crush," said Colin Leonard, Chairman of the Board of Hi-Crush.
  • "Along with the rest of the Board, I look forward to working closely with Dirk and the new team to continue building a market leader in the frac sand and logistics sectors."
  • Mr. Hallen was previously Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pronghorn Logistics, LLC ("Pronghorn"), which was acquired by Hi-Crush in May 2019.

Inspire Software Partners With Top OKR Consultant and Author

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

For Inspire Software, partnering with Niven and OKRsTraining.com ensures that Inspire's clients have access to the best training and support to ensure success with OKRs, Balanced Scorecard, and Continuous Performance Management (CPM).

Key Points: 
  • For Inspire Software, partnering with Niven and OKRsTraining.com ensures that Inspire's clients have access to the best training and support to ensure success with OKRs, Balanced Scorecard, and Continuous Performance Management (CPM).
  • "Choosing Inspire Software as a partner was the natural choice because of their product, philosophy, and culture."
  • "With our partnership, our clients can rest assured they are receiving the best of both worlds," said Inspire Software CEO and founder Chris Wollerman.
  • Inspire Software is designed to lead the way to new heights as you focus your people, your teams, and your organization on growth.

First American Title and Lone Wolf Technologies integrate to offer title insurance orders directly to 1.4 million real estate agents in the U.S.

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Partnership to bring digital title insurance orders directly to 1.4 million real estate agents in the U.S.

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  • Partnership to bring digital title insurance orders directly to 1.4 million real estate agents in the U.S.
    With this integration, real estate agents using Lone Wolf Transactions will be able to complete digital title orderswith their local First American Title office.
  • "It's more important than ever for real estate professionals to conduct business digitally," said Jimmy Kelly, president and CEO of Lone Wolf.
  • "Marketplace's purpose is to revolutionize the real estate transaction experience," said Jason Cheverton, vice president of strategic channels at Lone Wolf.
  • First American Title provides comprehensive title insurance coverage and professional services for real estate purchases, construction, refinances and equity loans.

S. Korea's KT Corp. Launches IPTV Service in Thailand

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KT Corporation (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea's largest telecommunications company, announced its IPTV service successfully exported globally for the first time to 3BB TV Co. Ltd. of Thailand.

Key Points: 
  • SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KT Corporation (KRX: 030200; NYSE: KT), South Korea's largest telecommunications company, announced its IPTV service successfully exported globally for the first time to 3BB TV Co. Ltd. of Thailand.
  • 3BB TV, an affiliate of Jasmine Group will combine its ultra-speed Triple T Broadband internet connection with the IPTV service.
  • For the launch of 3BB's new IPTV service, KT enabled the Thai company to cover all areas of an IPTV operation.
  • "Riding on its success in Thailand, KT will be able to expand its IPTV business to other Southeast Asian countries and further around the world."

Wondershare Repairit Online: A Free and Reliable Video Repair Platform

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Wondershare announces a key expansion of its product offering with the formal release of the new video repair tool Wondershare Repairit Online .

Key Points: 
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Wondershare announces a key expansion of its product offering with the formal release of the new video repair tool Wondershare Repairit Online .
  • Wondershare Repairit Online, allows users to quickly repair videos in three different formats, MP4, MOV, and 3GP, as well as preview 30-second video segments before saving.
  • "Repairit Online is aversatile online video repair option that comes to you absolutely free of charge," said Kevin Zhu, Product Director of Wondershare Repairit."
  • To learn more about Wondershare Repairit Online, please visit https://recoverit.wondershare.com/online-video-repair.html
    And for the latest Wondershare Repairit news and updates, follow us on YouTube , Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .

Luokung and Hainan Broadcasting International Media Center cooperate to launch location business services in Hainan

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

HiGo is built on the open platform and API services of Luokung Map while leveraging special features of Hainan International Free Trade Port.

Key Points: 
  • HiGo is built on the open platform and API services of Luokung Map while leveraging special features of Hainan International Free Trade Port.
  • It provides users with comprehensive business interactive services based on locations in social, travel, shopping and other scenarios.
  • A large amount of location-related audio and video content is presented in the HiGo map service in Fusion Media Center.
  • Hainan Broadcasting International Media Center is affiliated to Hainan Radio and Television General Station and has the richest content and media promotion resources in Hainan.

Creativity Booms as Americans Adapt to Life During the Pandemic -- Canva Study Reveals

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Despite recognizing their creative potential, self-criticism is the most common mental barrier to creativity, with almost a quarter (22 percent) experiencing the issue.

Key Points: 
  • Despite recognizing their creative potential, self-criticism is the most common mental barrier to creativity, with almost a quarter (22 percent) experiencing the issue.
  • The research also shows how personal circumstances are impacting creativity, with money, physical space and time among biggest challenges.
  • The study also reveals a creativity age gap.
  • Canva is encouraging everyone to use their creativity to help make a difference and improve access to education for refugee children.

NeuroOne® Medical Technologies Corporation Announces First Human Commercial Use of its Evo™ Cortical Electrode at Mayo Clinic

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation (OTCQB: NMTC; NeuroOne), a medical technology company focused on improving surgical care options and outcomes for patients suffering from neurological disorders, announced today the first human commercial use of its Evo Cortical Electrode at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Key Points: 
  • EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation (OTCQB: NMTC; NeuroOne), a medical technology company focused on improving surgical care options and outcomes for patients suffering from neurological disorders, announced today the first human commercial use of its Evo Cortical Electrode at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
  • Three NeuroOne electrodes were also used in addition to fourAd-Tech Medical electrodes during the procedure.
  • Dave Rosa, president and CEO, NeuroOne, says, "After years of development it was exciting to witness the initial validationof our Evo cortical electrode technology at Mayo Clinic.
  • In partnership with Mayo Clinic, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and other prominent academic medical centers, the Company began developing its cortical electrode technology in 2015.

Cardinal Health Oncology Insights: Eighth Edition Explores Impact of COVID-19 on Oncologists

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

These findings were released today in the eighth edition of Oncology Insights , a research-based report series analyzing the views of more than 190 U.S. oncologists via surveys conducted in September through November 2020.

Key Points: 
  • These findings were released today in the eighth edition of Oncology Insights , a research-based report series analyzing the views of more than 190 U.S. oncologists via surveys conducted in September through November 2020.
  • This issue explores how oncologists are adapting their practices and caring for patients during the pandemic and points to changes that may continue after COVID-19.
  • Nearly six in 10 participating oncologists said their telemedicine experience has been "highly positive" (10%) or "better than expected" (49%).
  • With 50 years in business, operations in 46 countries and approximately 48,000 employees globally, Cardinal Health is essential to care.

Jack Henry Migrates 800 Financial Institutions to Enhanced Card Processing Platform

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Today, Jack Henry Payments announced that 800 financial institutions have migrated to the full-service debit, credit, and ATM processing platform provided by JHA Card Processing Solutions (CPS).

Key Points: 
  • Today, Jack Henry Payments announced that 800 financial institutions have migrated to the full-service debit, credit, and ATM processing platform provided by JHA Card Processing Solutions (CPS).
  • Nashville, Tenn.-based FirstBank recently moved its card processing to Jack Henry for the seamless integration with the bank's technology platform and to improve the cardholder experience.
  • Phil Tollison, senior managing director of JHA Card Processing Solutions, said, "Jack Henry has provided competitive card processing solutions for three decades, and continually seeks new solutions that enable its clients to meet evolving consumers' expectations.
  • About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
    Jack Henry (NASDAQ: JKHY ) is a leading provider of technology solutions primarily for the financial services industry.

Jollibee to Set Record with 2021 North American Expansion Plans

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

The 2021 expansion will mark Jollibee's largest ever addition to its North American store network in company history.

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  • The 2021 expansion will mark Jollibee's largest ever addition to its North American store network in company history.
  • Already this year, Jollibee safely and successfully opened 12 stores across North America amid the pandemic.
  • "We have remained nimble and optimistic which has led Jollibee to defy expectations amidst an extremely difficult year and experience double-digit sales growth across North America," said Maribeth Dela Cruz, President of Jollibee Group North America, Philippine Brands.
  • For more information on these and Jollibee's 2021 store openings, stay tuned to the Jollibee USA and Jollibee Canada Facebook pages, as well as the Jollibee USA and Jollibee Canada Instagram pages for official opening dates and store hours.

Hydraulic Equipment Market to Garner $51.65 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 3.8% CAGR, Says Allied Market Research

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

Adoption of mechanized agricultural equipmentand growing industrialization drive the global hydraulic equipment market.

Key Points: 
  • Adoption of mechanized agricultural equipmentand growing industrialization drive the global hydraulic equipment market.
  • However, replacement of hydraulic equipment with electro-mechanical systems hampers the market growth.
  • On the contrary, growing need for energy-efficient hydraulic equipment is expected to create lucrative opportunities in the near future.
  • By application, the industrial segment held the largest share in 2019, accounting for more than half of the global hydraulic equipment market.

Firmenich Mind Nose + Matter Research Identifies 5 Fragrance Creation Trends to Improve Wellbeing

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

As we enter a new decade amid the global pandemic, the Firmenich Fine Fragrance annual trends presentation Mind, Nose + Matter focuses on the theme of RE|GENERATION,giving customers unique insights into how the power of scent can improve wellbeing globally every day at multiple occasions.

Key Points: 
  • As we enter a new decade amid the global pandemic, the Firmenich Fine Fragrance annual trends presentation Mind, Nose + Matter focuses on the theme of RE|GENERATION,giving customers unique insights into how the power of scent can improve wellbeing globally every day at multiple occasions.
  • Based on key proprietary Firmenich market research studies Conscious Consumer, Premium Wellbeing, COVID-19 Social Media Insights and Post-COVID-19 Surveys the 2020 Mind Nose + Matter program translates socio-cultural trends into five new fragrance creation platforms.
  • Creative Director of Mind Nose + Matter Justin Welch notes: "Mind Nose + Matter is an outline for the power of positive luxury.
  • Each year, Mind Nose + Matter gives Firmenich Fine Fragrance and Beauty customers from around the world a glimpse into tomorrow.

Made-in-Canada COVID Testing Now Available: LuminUltra Receives Health Canada Authorization for Rapid, Portable COVID-19 qPCR Testing Solutions

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

FREDERICTON, NB, Dec. 3, 2020 /CNW/ -Biotechnology front-runner LuminUltra is pleased to announce that it has received Health Canada authorization to sell and distribute its GeneCount COVID-19 RT-qPCR Assay Kit.

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  • FREDERICTON, NB, Dec. 3, 2020 /CNW/ -Biotechnology front-runner LuminUltra is pleased to announce that it has received Health Canada authorization to sell and distribute its GeneCount COVID-19 RT-qPCR Assay Kit.
  • "With this Health Canada authorization we are now able to expand our efforts in the fight against COVID-19 by providing accurate and fast testing solutions for both remote locations and high-capacity mobile labs."
  • "At this critical point in the pandemic, we have the production capacity and supplies necessary to meet the testing needs for all of Canada," underscores Whalen.
  • Founded in 1995, LuminUltra is a biological diagnostic testing company headquartered inCanadawith operations in six countries.

Unisys Joins The Valuable 500 to Advance Rights and Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:58pm

"Integrating more people with disabilities into our workforce is an important part of our corporate social responsibility and is good for our business as well.

Key Points: 
  • "Integrating more people with disabilities into our workforce is an important part of our corporate social responsibility and is good for our business as well.
  • Inclusion of people with disabilities is a major objective of Unisys' corporate social responsibility initiatives.
  • Visit Media Hub The Valuable 500 for that organization's press release on Unisys and other companies joining the initiative.
  • Unisys and other Unisys products and services mentioned herein, as well as their respective logos, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Unisys Corporation.

FORCE Wealth Partners with Mastermind for Investor Relations Strategy

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:58pm

Mastermind CEO, Daniel Dodson, said, "As communications professionals, we understand the impact influencers can have on their networks.

Key Points: 
  • Mastermind CEO, Daniel Dodson, said, "As communications professionals, we understand the impact influencers can have on their networks.
  • Working with FORCE Wealth offers us the opportunity to get our message out to an elite segment of the investment community."
  • "Mastermind is the kind of company our network is looking for," said Steven Saltzstein, CEO of Force Wealth.
  • Force Wealth is the largest network of Family Offices,Foundations, Endowments, and individual accredited investors in the United States.

Net Health Launches Interoperability Program for Wound Care Medical Device and Application Developers

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:53pm

Tissue Analytics' 2D and 3D automatic wound imaging algorithms can be natively embedded in any connected medical device or software program, including Android or iOS user interfaces.

Key Points: 
  • Tissue Analytics' 2D and 3D automatic wound imaging algorithms can be natively embedded in any connected medical device or software program, including Android or iOS user interfaces.
  • Additionally, industry vendors can benefit from the company's downstream connections with leading wound care EHR systems, including Net Health Wound Care (formerly WoundExpert), the most widely used specialty EHR in the nation, as well as Cerner, Epic and other widely used systems.
  • The depth and breadth of access provide connections into wound care programs in the nation's top hospitals, health systems and clinics.
  • "Creating a structured program for API partners will be a massive step forward in creating a connected, interoperable wound care ecosystem."

SD-WAN Market Continued to Expand at Solid Double-Digit Rates, According to Dell'Oro Group

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:50pm

Competition for SD-WAN market share remains fierce, and the rankings for 3Q 2020 showed VMware, Cisco, Fortinet, Versa, and Silver Peak holding the top five spots.

Key Points: 
  • Competition for SD-WAN market share remains fierce, and the rankings for 3Q 2020 showed VMware, Cisco, Fortinet, Versa, and Silver Peak holding the top five spots.
  • Additional highlights from the 3Q 2020 Router & Carrier Ethernet Switch (CES) Report:
    The Service Provider Router and CES Switch market grew for the second straight quarter in 3Q 2020.
  • Dell'Oro Group is a market research firm that specializes in strategic competitive analysis in the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT markets.
  • For more information, contact Dell'Oro Group at +1.650.622.9400 or visit www.delloro.com .

Jacobs Creating First Digital Twin of PUB's Changi Water Reclamation Plant in Singapore

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:45pm

DALLAS, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J), has partnered with PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency , in an R&D project to develop and trial a whole plant simulation model for the Changi Water Reclamation Plant (CWRP).

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J), has partnered with PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency , in an R&D project to develop and trial a whole plant simulation model for the Changi Water Reclamation Plant (CWRP).
  • Working closely with PUB and with support from National Research Foundation Singapore, Jacobs is designing the model with customized user interfaces to improve its functionality and maximize user experiences.
  • The Replica whole plant simulation model technology is now being used by Jacobs on water applications globally.
  • CWRP is one of the world's largest and most advanced water reclamation plants designed by Jacobs.

Worldwide Industry for Commercial Fan and Air Purification Equipment to 2030 - COVID-19 Impact and Recovery

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:45pm

Market Characteristics - the market characteristics section of the report defines and explains the commercial fan and air purification equipment market.

Key Points: 
  • Market Characteristics - the market characteristics section of the report defines and explains the commercial fan and air purification equipment market.
  • COVID Impact - This chapter describes the COVID impact on the global commercial fan and air purification equipment industry.
  • Global Macro Comparison - the global commercial fan and air purification equipment market comparison with macro-economic factors gives the commercial fan and air purification equipment market size, percentage of GDP, and average commercial fan and air purification equipment market expenditure.
  • The top growth potential in the commercial fan and air purification equipment market by type will arise in the air purification equipment market, which will gain $7,415.6 million in global annual sales by 2023.

New York's largest pediatric home care agency addresses COVID-19 challenges by delivering virtual services via tablet-based patient engagement platform

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:43pm

The widely respected agency is part of St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children, New York's primary provider of long-term and rehabilitative care for critically ill and injured children.

Key Points: 
  • The widely respected agency is part of St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children, New York's primary provider of long-term and rehabilitative care for critically ill and injured children.
  • "In the early days of COVID, we worked tirelessly to prevent service disruption by advocating with state agencies, legislators, and insurance companies.
  • One patient with cerebral palsy and convulsion disorder uses the tablet for weekly occupational and speech therapy visits.
  • Their end-to-end AI-powered interactive patient experience platform delivers HIPAA-compliant communication and telehealth solutions, robust digital patient education, readily accessible entertainment, and powerful data, education and behavioral science-driven functionality.

BorsodChem Goes Green: Promoting Sustainability in the Plastic and Chemical Industry with an Eco-friendly Data Center

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:43pm

Indeed, BorsodChem has embedded sustainability across its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, especially its data center.

Key Points: 
  • Indeed, BorsodChem has embedded sustainability across its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, especially its data center.
  • It also has the largest share of the global modular data center market, making Huawei a natural choice for BorsodChem.
  • "To build up the European data center for the company's group global strategy and support its growing business, BorsodChem began constructing a new data center.
  • With its new, future-facing data center, BorsodChem will cement its position as a leading European plastic raw material and chemical manufacturer.

HITEC Recognizes Andy Erlandson as Advocate of the Year Award Recipient During the HITEC Awards Celebration

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:37pm

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HITEC is pleased to recognize Andy Erlandson, former General Manager at Microsoft, as the 2020 Advocate of the Year Award recipient.

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  • CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HITEC is pleased to recognize Andy Erlandson, former General Manager at Microsoft, as the 2020 Advocate of the Year Award recipient.
  • Mr. Erlandson will be recognized with this prestigious award at the HITEC Awards Celebration December 8.
  • "Always a true ally Andy Erlandson embodies the essence of the Advocate Award.
  • HITEC Awardees will be recognized during the HITEC Awards Celebration , December 8, 2020, heldvirtually.