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Shutterstock Announces Formation Of Shutterstock.AI And The Acquisition Of Three Leading Artificial Intelligence Platforms

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

"With these three acquisitions, Shutterstock.AI will help our customers globally solve the biggest creative challenge they have -- discovering and selecting the right content that is relevant, and that resonates with audiences. We want our customers to create with confidence," said Stan Pavlovsky, Chief Executive Officer at Shutterstock. "To complement this, Shutterstock.AI will also help new customer segments accelerate the development of artificial intelligence, by unlocking the power of the data associated with our vast content library. From autonomous vehicles, to content moderation, to AI powered process automation, Shutterstock.AI's high quality data and services will enable companies to develop the next generation of technologies." 

Key Points: 
  • Additionally, the newly established Shutterstock.AI has acquired three leading AI platforms, Pattern89, Datasine, and Shotzr.
  • We want our customers to create with confidence," said Stan Pavlovsky, Chief Executive Officer at Shutterstock.
  • The company's artificial intelligence reviews past campaign performance of digital assets and provides recommendations for optimizing their performance.
  • Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK ), is a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies.

CIBC's digital identity verification makes it faster and easier to open new accounts online

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

Utilizing machine-learning algorithms, digital verification technology offers fast, easy and secure onboarding for new CIBC clients through the CIBC website or mobile banking app.

Key Points: 
  • Utilizing machine-learning algorithms, digital verification technology offers fast, easy and secure onboarding for new CIBC clients through the CIBC website or mobile banking app.
  • "We know our clients and prospective clients are seeking smart, convenient banking, and digital identity verification is another way we're innovating to meet our clients' changing needs," said David Attard, Senior Vice President, Digital Banking & Enablement, CIBC.
  • Digital identity verification is available to clients completing an online application for a chequing account, savings account, personal line of credit, or credit card.
  • To take advantage of digital identity verification, a client must:
    Select the digital identity verification option when prompted during the application process onthe CIBC mobile banking app or website;
    These images are then verified online through secure technology as part of the account or product application process.

Carrier Announces Agreement to Sell its Chubb Fire & Security Business to APi Group Corporation

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:55am

The business is a globally recognized fire safety and security provider, offering customers complete and reliable services from design and installation to monitoring and ongoing maintenance.

Key Points: 
  • The business is a globally recognized fire safety and security provider, offering customers complete and reliable services from design and installation to monitoring and ongoing maintenance.
  • "Carrier continually assesses all aspects of our global portfolio to ensure alignment with our strategic business priorities and optimal value for our stakeholders," said Carrier Chairman & CEO Dave Gitlin.
  • "This transaction drives greater focus for Carrier and allows us to re-allocate proceeds from the divestiture toward our higher strategic imperatives.
  • We look forward to seeing the growth potential Chubb will have under the ownership of APi Group."

Carrier Announces Agreement to Sell its Chubb Fire & Security Business to APi Group Corporation

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:55am

The business is a globally recognized fire safety and security provider, offering customers complete and reliable services from design and installation to monitoring and ongoing maintenance.

Key Points: 
  • The business is a globally recognized fire safety and security provider, offering customers complete and reliable services from design and installation to monitoring and ongoing maintenance.
  • "Carrier continually assesses all aspects of our global portfolio to ensure alignment with our strategic business priorities and optimal value for our stakeholders," said Carrier Chairman & CEO Dave Gitlin.
  • "This transaction drives greater focus for Carrier and allows us to re-allocate proceeds from the divestiture toward our higher strategic imperatives.
  • We look forward to seeing the growth potential Chubb will have under the ownership of APi Group."

Style To Stop You Cold: Zephyr Introduces Presrv™ Full Size Beverage Cooler

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:48am

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zephyr, the company that has transformed the kitchen through design, discovery, and care, introduces the Presrv Full Size Single Zone Beverage Cooler .

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zephyr, the company that has transformed the kitchen through design, discovery, and care, introduces the Presrv Full Size Single Zone Beverage Cooler .
  • The Presrv Full Size Beverage Cooler is designed with sleek capacitive touch controls and 3-color LED lighting in Cloud White, Deep Blue, and Amber.
  • The Presrv Full Size Beverage Cooler features dual-pane, argon-filled glass that improves insulation to minimize heat exchange and increases soundproofing characteristics.
  • Zephyr continues its commitment to unexpected design with the introduction of Presrv its first collection of Wine and Beverage Coolers.

Italian and Rwandan leaders join urgent call to transform world's food systems as UN Food Systems Pre-Summit gets under way

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:46am

UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres added: "The pandemic, which still assails us, has highlighted the links between inequality, poverty, food, disease and our planet."

Key Points: 
  • UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres added: "The pandemic, which still assails us, has highlighted the links between inequality, poverty, food, disease and our planet."
  • Against this backdrop, President Kagame announced a common position for Africa, aligned with the continent's Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals .
  • "Food unites us all, as families, as communities, as cultures and as humanity," said UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed.
  • "Now let's use it to unite around the urgency and the actions that are needed to transform our world by 2030."

DesignRush Announces the Top App Design & Development Companies to Hire in 2021 [Q2 Rankings]

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:45am

NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --There are over 1.96 million apps on the App Store and 2.87 million on the Google Play Store as of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --There are over 1.96 million apps on the App Store and 2.87 million on the Google Play Store as of 2021.
  • The app download rate is increasing across the board, with a 31% rise on the Google Play Store, and a lesser 2.5% increase on Apple's App Store in Q1 and Q2 of this year.
  • DesignRush , a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies, has released its second quarterly list of the top app design & development experts to work with in 2021.
  • These companies and agencies specialize in various technologies and services, including:

Worldwide 3D Printing Industry to 2026 - Need of Technology in Post-Processing Systems Presents Opportunities

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:45am

What are the inhibiting factors and impact of COVID-19 shaping the Global 3D Printing Market during the forecast period?

Key Points: 
  • What are the inhibiting factors and impact of COVID-19 shaping the Global 3D Printing Market during the forecast period?
  • What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Global 3D Printing Market?
  • What is the market share of the leading vendors in the Global 3D Printing Market?
  • What modes and strategic moves are considered suitable for entering the Global 3D Printing Market?

Target Hospitality Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:45am

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Hospitality Corp. ("Target Hospitality", "Target" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TH), the largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Target Hospitality Corp. ("Target Hospitality", "Target" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TH), the largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2021 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
  • The Company has also scheduled a conference call for Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at 9:00 am Eastern Time (8:00 am Central Time) to discuss the results.
  • A replay of the conference call will be available through the Investors section of Target Hospitality's website.
  • Target Hospitality is North America's largest provider of vertically integrated modular accommodations and value-added hospitality services in the United States.

Football is Back in Style at The Ultimate Tailgate Party

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:35am

DALLAS, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Football season is right around the corner, and fans looking to kick things off in style should makes plans to be at Dallas' first ever Ultimate Tailgate Party.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Football season is right around the corner, and fans looking to kick things off in style should makes plans to be at Dallas' first ever Ultimate Tailgate Party.
  • DJ Braxton Lee will be spinning today's hottest hits, tried and true classics and your favorite team's fight song.
  • Besides great food, drinks and music, the Ultimate Tailgate Party will feature live and silent auctions and raffles with great prizes including tropical getaways, gift certificates for fine dining and autographed sports memorabilia.
  • So come join the fun and get your football season started right!

HANZA: Interim report January - June 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:33am

STOCKHOLM, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HANZA Holding AB (publ) reports solid development during the second quarter of 2021.

Key Points: 
  • STOCKHOLM, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HANZA Holding AB (publ) reports solid development during the second quarter of 2021.
  • HANZA also sees a long-termincrease indemand , hence the company is making further investments in the Group's manufacturing clusters.
  • In the spring of 2021, we have secured a number of new customers and projects.
  • Once this phase is finalized, we will further scale up our companyto meet the global demand for HANZA's business model."

Georgia Hospital Association and Audacious Inquiry Rapidly Expand Statewide Care Coordination in Georgia with GA Notify

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:30am

"Our vision has always been to offer additional data services that require more real-time access to information," said Chuck Adams, executive vice president of the Georgia Hospital Association.

Key Points: 
  • "Our vision has always been to offer additional data services that require more real-time access to information," said Chuck Adams, executive vice president of the Georgia Hospital Association.
  • In late 2019, GHA members partnered with Audacious Inquiry to bring its flagship Encounter Notification Service (ENS) to Georgia.
  • Since then, the GA Notify service powered by Audacious Inquiry's ENS has expanded to become the largest real-time care coordination network for hospitals across the state.
  • GA Notify tailors notifications to the preferences of subscribed care teams by generating real-time alerts of participating hospital admissions, discharges, and/or care transfers.

Digital Realty Outlines Next-Generation Interconnection Initiative to Lay Foundation for Industry's Largest Open Fabric-of-Fabrics

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:30am

This collaboration represents a significant milestone on the cross-industry roadmap outlined earlier this year in Digital Realty's industry manifesto for open interconnection and next-generation colocation solutions.

Key Points: 
  • This collaboration represents a significant milestone on the cross-industry roadmap outlined earlier this year in Digital Realty's industry manifesto for open interconnection and next-generation colocation solutions.
  • "We look forward to working together to power next-generation interconnection and security capabilities that will unlock the true potential of digital transformation."
  • "We're excited to advance our roadmap for removing the legacy interconnection barriers that continue to impede enterprise digital transformation initiatives," said Digital Realty Chief Technology Officer Chris Sharp.
  • Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions.

AZZ Inc. to Present at the Jefferies Virtual Industrials Conference on August 3, 2021

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:30am

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AZZ Inc. (NYSE: AZZ), a global provider of metal coating services, welding solutions, specialty electrical equipment and highly engineered services, announced today that Philip Schlom, Chief Financial Officer and David Nark, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Investor Relations, will present at the Jefferies Virtual Industrials Conference at 4:00 p.m. ET on August 3, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • A webcast of the presentation will be available on the Company's Investor Relations page at www.azz.com/investor-relations .
  • Management is scheduled to host virtual one-on-one meetings held throughout the conference, August 3-4, 2021.
  • Investors interested in arranging one-on-one meetings should contact your Jefferies conference representative.
  • Such forward-looking statements are based on currently available competitive, financial and economic data and management's views and assumptions regarding future events.

Global Internet Advertising Market is seizing the splendid growth opportunity of US$ 1,157.87 Bn during 2021-2027, says Astute Analytica

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:30am

The process of using the internet as a medium to deliver marketing or promotional messages to a targeted audience is known as internet advertising.

Key Points: 
  • The process of using the internet as a medium to deliver marketing or promotional messages to a targeted audience is known as internet advertising.
  • According to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), mobile and desktop advertising account for about two-thirds of the overall advertising budget for video advertisements.
  • Email marketing is also one of the most cost-effective advertising methods as well as the oldest kind of web advertising.
  • The report provides in-depth analysis for the Global Internet Advertising Market Industry Dynamics, Market Size, and Opportunity Forecast to 2027, based on following segmentations:

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. Announces Dates Of 2021 Second Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:30am

CLEVELAND, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY) will release its 2021 Second Quarter financial results and will file its 2021 Second Quarter 10-Q after the close of the market on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • CLEVELAND, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY) will release its 2021 Second Quarter financial results and will file its 2021 Second Quarter 10-Q after the close of the market on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
  • In conjunction with this release, the Company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 to discuss its results for the 2021 second quarter.
  • After registering, a confirmation will be sent via email, including dial-in details and unique conference call access codes required for call entry.
  • Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc., headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, offers a broad array of solutions to meet the specific materials handling needs of customers' applications.

Global Internet Advertising Market is seizing the splendid growth opportunity of US$ 1,157.87 Bn during 2021-2027, says Astute Analytica

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:30am

The process of using the internet as a medium to deliver marketing or promotional messages to a targeted audience is known as internet advertising.

Key Points: 
  • The process of using the internet as a medium to deliver marketing or promotional messages to a targeted audience is known as internet advertising.
  • According to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), mobile and desktop advertising account for about two-thirds of the overall advertising budget for video advertisements.
  • Email marketing is also one of the most cost-effective advertising methods as well as the oldest kind of web advertising.
  • The report provides in-depth analysis for the Global Internet Advertising Market Industry Dynamics, Market Size, and Opportunity Forecast to 2027, based on following segmentations:

"Alexa, what can I ask Bianca Andreescu?"

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:30am

Fans are invited behind the scenes to adopt the same Match Day routine as Bianca.

Key Points: 
  • Fans are invited behind the scenes to adopt the same Match Day routine as Bianca.
  • Alexa will play crowds cheering you on, give you a compliment, and start a meditation skill when you say "Alexa, start Bianca's routine."
  • They'll hear from Bianca herself as she shares stories about her background, training, and how she stays motivated.
  • Just ask, "Alexa, what can I ask Bianca Andreescu?"

Klarna acquires APPRL, connecting retailers and content creators as global consumers embrace social shopping

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:29am

Klarna is a global growth partner for its 250,000+ retailers, constantly expanding the suite of tools they can leverage to engage with consumers in dynamic ways.

Key Points: 
  • Klarna is a global growth partner for its 250,000+ retailers, constantly expanding the suite of tools they can leverage to engage with consumers in dynamic ways.
  • APPRL will further enhance Klarna's marketing services by allowing retailers to connect directly to relevant content creators to create social shopping content and track campaign results through Klarna.
  • Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO of Klarna commented: "As social shopping becomes a core element of the retail experience, we believe Klarna's position at the center of the shopping ecosystem is instrumental in connecting retailers to both consumers and content creators who resonate with their brand audiences.
  • APPRL's platform enables millions of global consumers to shop influencer content from retailers such as Harvey Nichols, Shopbop, Dr Martens, Luisaviaroma and many more.

Klarna acquires APPRL, connecting retailers and content creators as global consumers embrace social shopping

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:27am

Klarna is a global growth partner for its 250,000+ retailers, constantly expanding the suite of tools they can leverage to engage with consumers in dynamic ways.

Key Points: 
  • Klarna is a global growth partner for its 250,000+ retailers, constantly expanding the suite of tools they can leverage to engage with consumers in dynamic ways.
  • APPRL will further enhance Klarna's marketing services by allowing retailers to connect directly to relevant content creators to create social shopping content and track campaign results through Klarna.
  • Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO of Klarna commented: "As social shopping becomes a core element of the retail experience, we believe Klarna's position at the center of the shopping ecosystem is instrumental in connecting retailers to both consumers and content creators who resonate with their brand audiences.
  • APPRL's platform enables millions of global consumers to shop influencer content from retailers such as Harvey Nichols, Shopbop, Dr Martens, Luisaviaroma and many more.

San Diego-Based Managed Services Provider Announces Regional Expansion Across Multiple States

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:25am

SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Xceptional , a San Diego-based Managed Services Provider, has announced a multi-state expansion strategy that will be fueled through strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Xceptional , a San Diego-based Managed Services Provider, has announced a multi-state expansion strategy that will be fueled through strategic partnerships and acquisitions.
  • Today, Xceptional provides a portfolio of Managed Security, Compliance, and IT Services, as well as IT design/consulting/implementation services to a wide variety of clients regionally and nationally.
  • Recently the company established an investment fund to accelerate Xceptional's expansion and growth strategy that includes partnering with and acquiring other IT managed services organizations that offer complimentary services and solutions within a multi-state region.
  • Established in 2007, Xceptional is an innovative provider of proactive Managed IT Services and superior IT consulting services.

Event-Based Vision Approaches Commercialization, Says IDTechEx

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:21am

Indeed, such are these merits that IDTechEx forecast the market for the event-based vision sensor chips alone rising from its primarily pre-revenue status today to $20 million per year over the next 10 years.

Key Points: 
  • Indeed, such are these merits that IDTechEx forecast the market for the event-based vision sensor chips alone rising from its primarily pre-revenue status today to $20 million per year over the next 10 years.
  • Furthermore, much of the value is likely to be captured by the software facilitated by event-based vision hardware, leading to a much greater total market.
  • The approach is entirely targeted at machine vision applications and is not aiming to replace cameras/conventional image sensors.
  • IDTechEx guides your strategic business decisions through its Research, Subscription and Consultancy products, helping you profit from emerging technologies.

RBC re-invents investment solutions for Canadians by launching RBC ESG Market-Linked GIC and RBC North American MarketSmart GIC

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:17am

RBC's first GIC based on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) factors, the RBC ESG Market-Linked GIC is purpose-built for investors who want to help make a difference in the world by including ESG considerations in their investment decisions.

Key Points: 
  • RBC's first GIC based on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) factors, the RBC ESG Market-Linked GIC is purpose-built for investors who want to help make a difference in the world by including ESG considerations in their investment decisions.
  • This ESG GIC is linked to a global index of environmentally and socially responsible organizations, all of which must first pass a set of rigorous ESG standards.
  • The RBC North American MarketSmart GIC is the first GIC of its kind at RBC to track the performance of a customized basket of stocks in 20 North American companies.
  • There are no minimum or maximum returns for those who invest in the RBC ESG Market-Linked GIC; there is a maximum cap, with a guaranteed minimum return, for those who invest in the RBC North American MarketSmart GIC.

Event-Based Vision Approaches Commercialization, Says IDTechEx

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:16am

Indeed, such are these merits that IDTechEx forecast the market for the event-based vision sensor chips alone rising from its primarily pre-revenue status today to $20 million per year over the next 10 years.

Key Points: 
  • Indeed, such are these merits that IDTechEx forecast the market for the event-based vision sensor chips alone rising from its primarily pre-revenue status today to $20 million per year over the next 10 years.
  • Furthermore, much of the value is likely to be captured by the software facilitated by event-based vision hardware, leading to a much greater total market.
  • The approach is entirely targeted at machine vision applications and is not aiming to replace cameras/conventional image sensors.
  • IDTechEx guides your strategic business decisions through its Research, Subscription and Consultancy products, helping you profit from emerging technologies.

Active Alignment Assembly as a Service is Now Available at Averna

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:15am

MONTREAL, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Averna , a leading global Test, Quality & Assembly Solutions provider, announced today that it now offers active alignment as a service in multiple locations.

Key Points: 
  • MONTREAL, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Averna , a leading global Test, Quality & Assembly Solutions provider, announced today that it now offers active alignment as a service in multiple locations.
  • Active alignment quickly and accurately assembles products like camera modules, inkjet heads, displays, die based sensors, projection headlights, medical devicesand other high-end products.
  • "With active alignment as a service, customers don't have to worry about major capital investments in equipment or setting up the required workforce to operate it.
  • For more information on active alignment as a service, please visit Averna's website , or contact Averna .

Canadian fast-food companies failing when it comes to chicken welfare says new global report

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:10am

Intensive farming methods also often rely on routine antibiotic use as a quick fix solution to keep stressed and sick animals alive.

Key Points: 
  • Intensive farming methods also often rely on routine antibiotic use as a quick fix solution to keep stressed and sick animals alive.
  • This over-use of antibiotics is fueling the deadly superbug crisis that kills over 700,000 people globally a year.
  • The latestreport called" Thepeckingorder 2021" ranksthesefast food restaurantsgloballyon how they are performing on their commitment, ambition, and transparency on chicken welfare in their supply chains.
  • Three companies received zero points for their Canadian policies - Starbucks, Subway and Domino's, although they have signed up to the BCC in other markets.

Israeli FinTech is Booming: H1/2021 Investments climb by 260% compared to H1/2020

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:05am

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Start-Up Nation Central - the independent not-for-profit organization connecting global corporations, investors, and governments to the Israeli tech innovation ecosystem - today revealed that Israel's FinTech sector experienced a record-breaking first half of 2021 in terms of Venture Capital investments.

Key Points: 
  • Investors' interest in Israeli FinTech was also expressed in the number of the sector's funding rounds.
  • With a total of 68 rounds halfway through the year, 2021 is already nearing the 2020 total of 74.
  • Over the last two years, 70% of Israeli FinTech funding was funneled into three prominent subsectors: Payments, Anti-fraud and Insurtech.
  • COVID-19 drivers aside, Israeli FinTech companies have grown rapidly and globally, building commercial partnerships and contributing significant technology to payments and enterprises.

Israeli FinTech is Booming: H1/2021 Investments climb by 260% compared to H1/2020

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:03am

Investors' interest in Israeli FinTech was also expressed in the number of the sector's funding rounds.

Key Points: 
  • Investors' interest in Israeli FinTech was also expressed in the number of the sector's funding rounds.
  • With a total of 68 rounds halfway through the year, 2021 is already nearing the 2020 total of 74.
  • Over the last two years, 70% of Israeli FinTech funding was funneled into three prominent subsectors: Payments, Anti-fraud and Insurtech.
  • COVID-19 drivers aside, Israeli FinTech companies have grown rapidly and globally, building commercial partnerships and contributing significant technology to payments and enterprises.

New report underscores the cost-savings and overall health benefits of dental insurance

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:03am

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --New research from Delta Dental Plans Association shows that Americans value the cost-savings, peace of mind, and overall health benefits of dental insurance.

Key Points: 
  • OAK BROOK, Ill., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --New research from Delta Dental Plans Association shows that Americans value the cost-savings, peace of mind, and overall health benefits of dental insurance.
  • They also recognize other overall health benefits, such as peace of mind (95%) and the opportunity to lead a healthy life (93%).
  • "The value of dental insurance is clear: it enables cost-savings, gives peace of mind, and supports overall health," said James W. Hutchison, President & CEO, Delta Dental Plans Association.
  • Visit deltadental.com for information on individual dental insurance plans and group dental insurance plans.

New Research Reveals that High-Quality Instructional Materials Supported Partnerships Between Students, Families and Educators that Fueled Pandemic Learning

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:01am

The research reveals possibilities for sustained partnership between schools and families moving forward.

Key Points: 
  • The research reveals possibilities for sustained partnership between schools and families moving forward.
  • Their experience was in contrast to students who struggled academically, and at a time that many fear learning loss among students because of pandemic-related learning disruptions.
  • "Instead of families being 'passive recipients' of instruction, it's time for a new model in education that brings families fully into the instructional process by using high-quality instructional materials to help foster close coordination and collaboration between students, families and educators."
  • The findings are spelled out in a new report, "Fundamental 4: Pandemic Learning Reveals the Value of High-Quality Instructional Materials to Educator-Family-Student Partnerships."

Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities selects PlatformQ Education for Strategic Partnership

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

NEEDHAM, Mass., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- PlatformQ Education, the leader in digital strategy development and custom-branded engagement software, and the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU) today announced a strategic partnership to support APCU members.

Key Points: 
  • NEEDHAM, Mass., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- PlatformQ Education, the leader in digital strategy development and custom-branded engagement software, and the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities (APCU) today announced a strategic partnership to support APCU members.
  • PlatformQ Education is the developer of Conduit: The Center of Virtual Student Engagement.
  • "PlatformQ Education cemented itself as the market leader in developing interactive institutionally-branded platforms for colleges and universities seeking to connect with their constituents beyond what platforms like Zoom and Webex alone can provide," said Jeff Arnold, Executive Director for the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities.
  • PlatformQ Education helps colleges and universities virtualize their online engagement strategies.

Outrider delivers first-of-its-kind autonomous hitching technology

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

GOLDEN, Colo., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Outrider , the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, today announced it is the first company to offer advanced, automated tractor-trailer hitching capabilities.

Key Points: 
  • GOLDEN, Colo., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Outrider , the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, today announced it is the first company to offer advanced, automated tractor-trailer hitching capabilities.
  • This patent-pending technology is now available as part of the Outrider System, which automates distribution yards for large, logistics-dependent enterprises.
  • Outrider is focused on moving trailers in distribution yards, where autonomous hitching technology is critical to automating the entire operation," added Smith.
  • Outrider, the pioneer in autonomous yard operations for logistics hubs, helps large enterprises improve safety and increase efficiency.

Now Offering Free Consultations, Kingwest Dental Studio Announces Grand Opening of New Clinic

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

TORONTO, Ontario, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kingwest Dental Studio provides the perfect combination of science and artistry at their new boutique dental office located in downtown Toronto.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Ontario, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kingwest Dental Studio provides the perfect combination of science and artistry at their new boutique dental office located in downtown Toronto.
  • Currently, Kingwest Dental Studio is offering free consultations for smile makeovers.
  • Using the newest in innovative technology, patients are able to see what results would look like before any work is done.
  • To get the greatest smile, Kingwest Dental Studio understands they must use the best, most proven equipment, technology and materials.

Loffler Companies names John Turner new Vice President of Customer Success

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

MINNEAPOLIS, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Loffler Companies is pleased to announce that John Turner has been named Vice President of Customer Success.

Key Points: 
  • MINNEAPOLIS, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Loffler Companies is pleased to announce that John Turner has been named Vice President of Customer Success.
  • "I'm very passionate about leading Loffler's Customer Success Team to ensure the highest level of customer experience for all of our clients," Turner said.
  • "John is absolutely the best person for leading Customer Success at Loffler," said John Hastings, Executive Vice President of Loffler's Imaging Division.
  • Founded by Jim Loffler in 1986, Loffler Companies is nationally recognized as a leader in business technology and services.

£7.8 trillion: the cost of decarbonising global governments, says new research from StateUp

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

To address the climate crisis, governments must also focus on decarbonising their own organisations and operations, the research argues.

Key Points: 
  • To address the climate crisis, governments must also focus on decarbonising their own organisations and operations, the research argues.
  • Governments around the world have a tremendous opportunity to be changemakers, including through their 7.8 trillion procurement purchasing power.
  • Our research shows how digital innovation can make a substantive contribution to decarbonisation and outlines policy actions and partners needed to support it."
  • The companies identified were sourced from Nebula, the public-purpose technology intelligence platform from international insights and advisory firm StateUp.

Rabbi Cantor Singer Songwriter Steve Blane releases a new album in time for the High Holidays

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

It features ten original songs by Blane who's musical style is greatly influenced by Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits and Roy Orbison.

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  • It features ten original songs by Blane who's musical style is greatly influenced by Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits and Roy Orbison.
  • Add for the first time, join the Rabbi Blane Trio for "Dinner & Kol Nidre" at Silvanna in Harlem.
  • Created in 2010 by Rabbi Steven Blane on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Sim Shalom offers a means of connecting the unconnected.
  • Rabbi Blane is also the founder and director of the Jewish Spiritual Leader's Institute, http://www.jsli.net , the online professional rabbinical program.

New Report: Inequities Caused by Remote Work, How Employers Can Compensate, and Hybrid Work Trends

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

With the surging trend of hybrid workforces, who work both at home and in the office, employers are learning the need to redefine company culture, find new methods of engaging and retaining employees, and be alert to the potential inequities exacerbated by hybrid or remote work.

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  • With the surging trend of hybrid workforces, who work both at home and in the office, employers are learning the need to redefine company culture, find new methods of engaging and retaining employees, and be alert to the potential inequities exacerbated by hybrid or remote work.
  • Examination of the inequities caused by remote work: Communication, networking, onboarding, stewarding culture, and collaboration not only shifted with remote work but were impacted by race, gender, and family status.
  • Core elements required to enable the success of your hybrid workforce: Approach the future of work with the lessons of fully remote work at the forefront of your planning.
  • "This report provides employers with curated research and sound recommendations to aid employers in redefining what the future of work looks like for their company.

Desert Mountain Energy Announces Rig Mobilization for Completion and Testing of Well #4

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

VANCOUVER, BC, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -DESERT MOUNTAIN ENERGY CORP. (the "Company") (TSXV: DME)(U.S. OTC: DMEHF)(Frankfurt: QM01)From the President of the Company.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -DESERT MOUNTAIN ENERGY CORP. (the "Company") (TSXV: DME)(U.S. OTC: DMEHF)(Frankfurt: QM01)From the President of the Company.
  • Desert Mountain Energy Corp. is pleased to announce that it has mobilized the completion rig, additional testing equipment and associated personnel to undertake the completion and flow testing of well #4.
  • We look forward to expanding the application of these tools along with other completion equipment and improving the technological database.
  • Desert Mountain Energy Corp. is a publicly traded exploration and resource company focused on the discovery and development of rare earth gas fields in the U.S.

Accela and Forte Payment Systems Enhance Digital Services with New Payment Processing Solutions in DeLand and Yuba City

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

DeLand and Yuba City turned to Forte's product integration with Accela's solutions to provide their residents with more streamlined, accessible and reliable digital services.

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  • DeLand and Yuba City turned to Forte's product integration with Accela's solutions to provide their residents with more streamlined, accessible and reliable digital services.
  • DeLand specifically sought Accela and Forte out for improved e-check payments, and Yuba City emphasized the value add of daily reporting.
  • Together, Accela and Forte offer an integrated solution scalable for varied complex state and local governments, including DeLand and Yuba City.
  • Forte Payment Systems delivers innovative and flexible payment solutions that help organizations maximize the effectiveness of their payment operations and increase revenue.

IAS Teams with The Global Disinformation Index to Transform How Brands Avoid Misinformation

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Integral Ad Science (Nasdaq: IAS), a global leader in digital media quality, today announced a new partnership with The Global Disinformation Index (GDI), making IAS the first ad verification company to help marketers avoid misinformation content based on GDI's standards.

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  • NEW YORK, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Integral Ad Science (Nasdaq: IAS), a global leader in digital media quality, today announced a new partnership with The Global Disinformation Index (GDI), making IAS the first ad verification company to help marketers avoid misinformation content based on GDI's standards.
  • With the rise of brand risk globally, we're providing highly advanced tools for marketers to safeguard their brands and avoid misinformation content," said Lisa Utzschneider, CEO, Integral Ad Science.
  • IAS is committed to helping marketers manage brand risk with the latest tools available and this new partnership with The Global Disinformation Index offers critical new capabilities.
  • The Global Disinformation Index is a not-for-profit that operates on the three principles of neutrality, independence and transparency.

Advanced Corrosion Concrete Testing Technology Can Save Lives by Preventing Buildings From Collapse

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

OTTAWA,ON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Giatec, world leader in concrete testing technologies, believes its iCOR corrosion detection device can help save lives by preventing building collapses resulting from rebar and concrete structural damage.

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  • OTTAWA,ON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Giatec, world leader in concrete testing technologies, believes its iCOR corrosion detection device can help save lives by preventing building collapses resulting from rebar and concrete structural damage.
  • Factors such as rate of steel corrosion can contribute to concrete structure deterioration, resulting in structural collapse.
  • The iCOR uses Giatec's Connection-Less Electrical Pulse Response Analysis (CEPRA) technology to detect the health of concrete structures in a matter of seconds.
  • Other detection systems that assess corrosion must physically attach to rebar by drilling into concrete, or through other invasive means.

Commercial Boiler Market Size 2021: 4 Major Trends Outlining Industry Forecasts by 2028, Says GMI

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Let's explore some major trends and developments outlining the growth of the market in the forthcoming years:

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  • Let's explore some major trends and developments outlining the growth of the market in the forthcoming years:
    Oil fired boilers are anticipated to witness strong demand across the commercial sector.
  • Growing expenditure on installation of new boiler systems and upgradation of existing ones will benefit commercial boiler manufacturers globally.
  • Europe is home to a large number of businesses, commercial enterprises, and educational institutions, making it a promising market for commercial boiler companies.
  • Smith, Weil McLain, Fulton, and Babcock & Wilcox are some of the notable names in the commercial boiler market.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Commits to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

WALTHAM, Mass., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced its commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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  • WALTHAM, Mass., July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced its commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
  • Thermo Fisher's carbon reduction efforts build on its 2030 targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its operations (Scopes 1 and 2).
  • Thermo Fisher's new pledge to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 incorporates additional targets to reduce its value chain emissions (Scope 3), including a commitment to SBTi's most ambitious guidelines.
  • The effort to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 will further engage all 80,000 of our colleagues to address climate change."

KBR Awarded Multiple Technology Contracts by PKN ORLEN

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

HOUSTON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded technology licensing contracts by PKN ORLEN (PKN) for KBR's leading Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) and Residue Fluid Catalytic Cracking (RFCC) technologies as part of PKN's Bottom-of-the-Barrel project for its Plock Refinery in Poland.

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  • HOUSTON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has been awarded technology licensing contracts by PKN ORLEN (PKN) for KBR's leading Solvent Deasphalting (SDA) and Residue Fluid Catalytic Cracking (RFCC) technologies as part of PKN's Bottom-of-the-Barrel project for its Plock Refinery in Poland.
  • Under the terms of the contracts, KBR will provide technology licensing and basic engineering design for the SDA and RFCC units.
  • Following a PKN ORLEN final investment decision, the SDA unit will be based on KBR's market-leading supercritical solvent recovery ROSE technology and will help PKN ORLEN achieve its operating objectives, producing cleaner upgraded feedstock for the new RFCC unit.
  • "Selection of KBR's energy-efficient and sustainable technologies by PKN represents continued trust in our industry-leading refinery technologies," said Doug Kelly, KBR President, Technology.

Puxin Limited Responds to Media Reports

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

The Company will proactively seek guidance from, and cooperate with, the government authorities in connection with its efforts to comply with the Opinion and any related rules and regulations.

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  • The Company will proactively seek guidance from, and cooperate with, the government authorities in connection with its efforts to comply with the Opinion and any related rules and regulations.
  • Further information regarding these and other risks is included in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Puxin Limited (NYSE: NEW) ("Puxin" or the "Company") is a successful consolidator of the after-school education industry in China.
  • Puxin has a strong acquisition and integration expertise to effectively improve education quality and operational performance of acquired schools.

Powerbridge Technologies to Build a Supply Chain Management SaaS Platform Based on Blockchain Technology

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

ZHUHAI, China, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerbridge Technologies Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:PBTS) ("Powerbridge" or the "Company"), an innovative technology services provider, revealed that the Company is currently building a Blockchain enabled Supply Chain Management SaaS Platform, embracing Blockchain technology to optimize and integrate traditional supply chain systems.

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  • ZHUHAI, China, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerbridge Technologies Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:PBTS) ("Powerbridge" or the "Company"), an innovative technology services provider, revealed that the Company is currently building a Blockchain enabled Supply Chain Management SaaS Platform, embracing Blockchain technology to optimize and integrate traditional supply chain systems.
  • Powerbridge Technologies is an innovative technology company focusing on providing AI, loT, Blockchain, and financial technologies, as well as SaaS solutions and operational services in various fields such as cross-border trade, smart cities and government services.
  • Stewart Lor, President and Chief Financial Officer of Powerbridge, commented: "We hope that through our Blockchain management platform, Blockchain technology can be applied into more practical scenarios and deeply integrated with businesses.
  • Powerbridge will also extend its application to supply chain financial technology and other fields in the future."

ParkMobile Names Jeff Perkins as CEO

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

ATLANTA, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ParkMobile , the #1 parking and mobility technology provider in North America, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeff Perkins as the company's CEO, effective August 14, 2021.

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  • ATLANTA, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ParkMobile , the #1 parking and mobility technology provider in North America, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeff Perkins as the company's CEO, effective August 14, 2021.
  • Perkins will succeed Jon Ziglar, who has been CEO since 2015.
  • Perkins joined ParkMobile in 2017 as Chief Marketing Officer.
  • "On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to congratulate Jeff on this appointment and thank Jon for his leadership of ParkMobile over the last six years," says Johan Birgersson, Chairman of ParkMobile and CEO of EasyPark Group.

Business Intelligence Group Names Connex Product of the Year in Sales and Marketing Technology Awards

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:00am

Connex , named Product of the Year, is Rise's solution to the ever-growing need for proactive intelligence and automation in digital marketing.

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  • Connex , named Product of the Year, is Rise's solution to the ever-growing need for proactive intelligence and automation in digital marketing.
  • With Alerts running 24/7, Rise teams can take immediate action on value-driving opportunities to exceed business KPIs faster.
  • The Company's integrated marketing platform helps brands and marketers reduce complexity, increase efficiency and enhance marketing spend effectiveness.
  • The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world.