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Ventuz Technology receives Epic MegaGrant

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:45pm

WATERLOO, Ontario, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Ventuz Technology receives Epic MegaGrant to advance workflows in data-driven real-time rendered motion-graphics and interactive experiences through integration of Epic Games' Unreal Engine.

Key Points: 
  • WATERLOO, Ontario, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Ventuz Technology receives Epic MegaGrant to advance workflows in data-driven real-time rendered motion-graphics and interactive experiences through integration of Epic Games' Unreal Engine.
  • "We at Ventuz have a long-term vision to transform content workflows across a number of applications, bringing real-time rendering to the masses.
  • This Epic MegaGrant allows us to investigate a deeper integration with Unreal Engine.
  • Ventuz Technology seeks to enable leading brands, agencies and integrators with technology needed to immerse audiences within incredible experiences.

NXTsoft CARES Charitable Foundation Makes First Distribution

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:45pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NXTsoft ( http://www.nxtsoft.com ) a provider of cybersecurity, data and API software solutions, announced that its NXTsoft CARES Foundation has made its first charitable distribution.

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  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- NXTsoft ( http://www.nxtsoft.com ) a provider of cybersecurity, data and API software solutions, announced that its NXTsoft CARES Foundation has made its first charitable distribution.
  • The NXTsoft Cares program was established with the purpose of supporting individuals, families and organizations experiencing hardship due to certain personal situations or because of the COVID 19 pandemic.
  • NXTsoft CARES is funded by voluntary contributions from NXTsoft employees that are personally matched by NXTsoft CEO, David Brasfield.
  • Employees were provided with an opportunity to have NXTsoft CARES consider supporting friends or family who had experienced a financial downturn due to COVID 19 or suggest organizations they wanted to see NXTsoft CARES support.

First Book Offers 'Practitioner-Centered' Back-To-School Resources To Meet The Needs Of Kids And Educators Wherever School Happens

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:45pm

Responding directly to the concerns and needs expressed by the First Book Network, the organization and its partners have deployed a battery of resources and programming via its back-to-school microsite .

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  • Responding directly to the concerns and needs expressed by the First Book Network, the organization and its partners have deployed a battery of resources and programming via its back-to-school microsite .
  • In response, First Book offered a free webcast and Q&A for educators on August 11 to discuss tangible ways to support grieving children.
  • The First Book Network comprises the largest and fastest-growing community of formal and informal educators serving children in need.
  • First Book Impact Funds target support to areas of need, such as rural communities or increasing diversity in children's books.

2020 U.S. Prostate Cancer Market Analysis and Forecasts

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:45pm

DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "US Prostate Cancer Market and Competitive Landscape - 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "US Prostate Cancer Market and Competitive Landscape - 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The "US Prostate Cancer Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights - 2020" report provides comprehensive insights into Prostate Cancer pipeline products, Prostate Cancer epidemiology, Prostate Cancer market valuations and forecast, Prostate Cancer drugs sales and competitive landscape in the US.
  • Prostate Cancer pipeline: Find out the products in clinical trials for the treatment of Prostate Cancer by development phase 3, phase 2, and phase 1, by pharmacological class and companies developing the products
    Prostate Cancer drugs: Identify key products marketed and prescribed for Prostate Cancer in the US, including trade name, molecule name, and company
    Prostate Cancer market valuations: Find out the market size for Prostate Cancer drugs in 2019 in the US.
  • Find out how the market advanced from 2016 and forecast to 2025
    Prostate Cancer drugs market share: Find out the market shares for key Prostate Cancer drugs in the US
    Evaluate commercial market opportunity assessment, positioning, and segmentation for Prostate Cancer products

Governments must take urgent action to save Bombardier Thunder Bay jobs

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:43pm

Back in May, approximately 60 workers at the plant were recalled to assemble ventilators as part of the Ontario government's COVID-19 strategy.

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  • Back in May, approximately 60 workers at the plant were recalled to assemble ventilators as part of the Ontario government's COVID-19 strategy.
  • The road to economic recovery requires 'made in Canada' green public transit vehicles that could easily be built by our members in Thunder Bay now."
  • When at full capacity, the Bombardier plant is easily Thunder Bay's largest private sector employer, sustaining high quality, middle class jobs for hundreds of families.
  • The loss of some of these jobs has already been a significant economic blow to Thunder Bay and Ontario, but so far has been temporary.

Sanitation Workers for the City of Lawrence Join Teamsters

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:41pm

LAWRENCE, Kan., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanitation workers employed by the City of Lawrence voted overwhelmingly, 65-1, to join Teamsters Local 696 in Topeka.

Key Points: 
  • LAWRENCE, Kan., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanitation workers employed by the City of Lawrence voted overwhelmingly, 65-1, to join Teamsters Local 696 in Topeka.
  • Elston helped start the campaign for sanitation workers at the City of Lawrence, serving as one of leading voices on the worker-led organizing committee.
  • Today's victory marks the first group of workers at the City of Lawrence to organize with Local 696.
  • The campaign to unionize other city workers is currently under way, noted Matt Hall, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 696.

Honda Unveils 2020 Civic Type R Pace Car

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:41pm

The latest in a series of Honda Pace Cars utilized for Indy car competition since 2006, the newest Pace Car benefits from improvements made to the production Honda Civic Type R for 2020, including freshened exterior and interior styling; improvements to the ride, handling, and braking performance; and increased engine cooling.

Key Points: 
  • The latest in a series of Honda Pace Cars utilized for Indy car competition since 2006, the newest Pace Car benefits from improvements made to the production Honda Civic Type R for 2020, including freshened exterior and interior styling; improvements to the ride, handling, and braking performance; and increased engine cooling.
  • A video featuring the new Civic Type R Pace Car can be found on YouTube at https://youtu.be/o8CJYcXeP1E .
  • "As the fastest production front wheel drive car in the world, the 2020 Honda Civic Type R is a perfect match for Pace Car duties," said Art St. Cyr, vice president, Auto Operations for American Honda.
  • The line starts with the affordable and reliable Civic Si TCA race car, then leads to the Civic Type R TC racer that puts legendary Type R performance on track, and culminates with the no-compromise, championship-winning Civic Type R TCR race car.

Wireless Innovation Forum Congratulates the FCC on the Close of a Successful CBRS Priority Access Licence Auction

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:38pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) congratulates the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a successful Priority Access License (PAL) auction in the 3.5 GHz band (CBRS).

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Wireless Innovation Forum (WInnForum) congratulates the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a successful Priority Access License (PAL) auction in the 3.5 GHz band (CBRS).
  • Auction 105 began on 23 July 2020 and ended 26 September 2020 and offered 22,631 PALs.
  • Each PAL holder may own up to four 10 MHz channel licenses within the band in any license area at any given time.
  • "This is a great day for wireless," said President of the Forum, John Glossner of Optimum Semiconductor Technologies.

Link Introduces ROI Cabmate Aftermarket Kits for Top Makes and Models

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:35pm

I'll be ordering and installing one of the new ROI Cabmate aftermarket kits as soon as possible."

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  • I'll be ordering and installing one of the new ROI Cabmate aftermarket kits as soon as possible."
  • "Our new ROI Cabmate aftermarket kits now put a best-in-class driving experience within reach of fleets and owner-operators alike."
  • Link's ROI Cabmate aftermarket kits are now available and can be ordered through local OEM dealers.
  • For more information on ROI Cabmate aftermarket kits, please call (800) 222-6283 or visit: http://www.ROICabmate.com .

Prescient Capital Management Announces Partnership with Cloud-Based Software Firm, Huddle, to Streamline Collaboration with Investors

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:35pm

DELAFIELD, Wis., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Prescient Capital Management , a boutique private equity firm that focuses on cash-flowing commercial real estate bridge loan opportunities , announces a strategic partnership with Huddle, a recognized leader in document collaboration and client engagement portals.

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  • DELAFIELD, Wis., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Prescient Capital Management , a boutique private equity firm that focuses on cash-flowing commercial real estate bridge loan opportunities , announces a strategic partnership with Huddle, a recognized leader in document collaboration and client engagement portals.
  • Both Prescient and its stakeholders can easily work-on files together, automatically manage revisions, consolidate feedback, and even manage tasks and approvals, all in one secure space.
  • "The portal will ensure you and your Advisor never miss important updates and have access to the latest documents," commented Steve Young , Managing Partner, and founder of Prescient Capital.
  • Prescient Capital has a long track record of originating, funding, servicing, and exiting private loan transactions to commercial real estate owners.

CARFAX and Primeritus Agree to Resolve Pending Litigation

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:31pm

Through leadership, service and performance, Primeritus Financial Services offer the trifecta of repossession services: locate, recover and remarket.

Key Points: 
  • Through leadership, service and performance, Primeritus Financial Services offer the trifecta of repossession services: locate, recover and remarket.
  • About CARFAX: CARFAX , part of IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), helps millions of people every day confidently shop, buy, service and sell used cars with innovative solutions powered by CARFAX vehicle history information.
  • The expert in vehicle history since 1984, CARFAX provides exclusive services like CARFAX Used Car Listings , CARFAX Car Care , CARFAX History-Based Value and the flagship CARFAX Vehicle History Report to consumers and the automotive industry.
  • CARFAX owns the world's largest vehicle history database and is nationally recognized as a top workplace byThe Washington Postand Glassdoor.com.

CheckAlt Partners with NXTsoft's OmniConnect MarketPlace to Further Real-Time Payment Integration with Credit Union Core Providers

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:30pm

"The onboarding process for CheckAlt's loan payment processing solution, LoanPay, requires establishing secure connections between the financial institution, its core provider, and CheckAlt," explained CheckAlt's Chief Product and Innovation Officer Bobby Rahmanian.

Key Points: 
  • "The onboarding process for CheckAlt's loan payment processing solution, LoanPay, requires establishing secure connections between the financial institution, its core provider, and CheckAlt," explained CheckAlt's Chief Product and Innovation Officer Bobby Rahmanian.
  • "By partnering with NXTsoft, we can streamline LoanPay onboarding by creating real-time integrations that resolve payment friction.
  • Through this partnership, CheckAlt and NXTsoft further enable credit unions to provide an excellent experience for their members while minimizing manual processes.
  • In the past 10 years, CheckAlt has become the universal payment processing hub for hundreds of financial institutions across the country.

Sendbird Launches Announcements API to Help Companies Engage Users Amid New COVID-19 Behaviors

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:30pm

Sendbird enables companies to turn on the ability to deliver targeted promotions or messages within public and private group chats, offering a prime upsell opportunity.

Key Points: 
  • Sendbird enables companies to turn on the ability to deliver targeted promotions or messages within public and private group chats, offering a prime upsell opportunity.
  • At the same time, Announcements also empowers companies that are paying attention to their customers to adjust messages and promotions to meet audience wants or needs more effectively.
  • "Announcements has helped SSG successfully bring users back into the conversation and drive buyer and seller engagement in our marketplace."
  • To learn more about how Sendbird is transforming interactive communications and the new Announcements API, please visit http://www.sendbird.com .

Puget Sound Business Journal Names Zonar One of Washington's Best Workplaces in 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:30pm

SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Zonar, the leader in smart fleet technology, today announced it was recognized as one of Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal in the category of business with more than 250 employees.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Zonar, the leader in smart fleet technology, today announced it was recognized as one of Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal in the category of business with more than 250 employees.
  • Companies will be honored during a virtual ceremony on August 27, 2020.
  • Most recently, Zonar has provided compliance and regulatory assistance and advice on COVID-19 via the Zonar COVID-19 Resource page , as well as regular webinars with up-to-date industry information.
  • Founded in 2001, Zonar has pioneered smart fleet management solutions throughout vocational, pupil, mass transit and commercial trucking industries.

Global Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores Market Forecast to Recover Amid COVID-19 Impact to Reach $601.5 Billion in 2023

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:30pm

It places the market within the context of the wider sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument, and book stores market, and compares it with other markets.

Key Points: 
  • It places the market within the context of the wider sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument, and book stores market, and compares it with other markets.
  • It compares the sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument, and book stores market with other segments of the retail market by size and growth, historic and forecast.
  • Asia Pacific was the second largest region accounting for 30% of the global sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument, and book stores market.
  • Africa was the smallest region in the global sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument, and book stores market.

Church's Chicken's® New "Go Box" Allows for On-The-Go Meals Everywhere

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:30pm

Church's new "Go Box" provides a complete transport method when dining away from a restaurant, for guests to indulge wherever and with whomever they please.

Key Points: 
  • Church's new "Go Box" provides a complete transport method when dining away from a restaurant, for guests to indulge wherever and with whomever they please.
  • For a limited time, the "Go Box" offers a nod to the brand's 'Fried Chicken To Go' heritage, dating back to 1952.
  • Founded in San Antonio, Texas, in 1952 by George W. Church, Church's Chicken is one of the largest quick-service restaurant chicken chains in the world.
  • Church's (along with its sister brand Texas Chicken outside the Americas) has more than 1,500 locations in 25 countries and international territories.

Reflector Entertainment Reveals The Unknown 9: Awakening With Teaser Trailer Debut

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:30pm

MONTREAL, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Reflector Entertainment has unveiled the teaser trailer for the studio's first video game, Unknown 9: Awakening.

Key Points: 
  • MONTREAL, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Reflector Entertainment has unveiled the teaser trailer for the studio's first video game, Unknown 9: Awakening.
  • The game represents the tentpole of a much larger content ecosystem that is being built around the ambitious Unknown 9 Storyworld.
  • Driven by a seasoned and diverse development team, the Reflector studio has created a brand-new Storyworld that they're officially revealing today.
  • The team brings Unknown 9: Awakening, a 3rd person narrative-driven action-adventure game, with a first look at its protagonist, Haroona, and a glimpse into her Fold abilities.

Simon & Schuster Audio And Kevin Hart's Laugh Out Loud To Publish New Comedy Audiobook Series

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:27pm

"Comedy has long enjoyed enormous success on audio, from classic albums by Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce to recent audiobook bestsellers by Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish," says Chris Lynch, President & Publisher of Simon & Schuster Audio.

Key Points: 
  • "Comedy has long enjoyed enormous success on audio, from classic albums by Richard Pryor and Lenny Bruce to recent audiobook bestsellers by Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish," says Chris Lynch, President & Publisher of Simon & Schuster Audio.
  • We are so excited to partner with Simon & Schuster Audio to continue to meet that demand for our content through this new audiobook offering with LOL Audio."
  • ABOUT SIMON & SCHUSTER AUDIO: Simon & Schuster Audiois a leading publisher of general interest audiobooks including bestselling fiction, nonfiction, business/finance, self-improvement, inspiration, language learning programs, original audiobook productions, and children's titles.
  • Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.

NetScientific PLC acquires specialist investor EMV Capital and places £2.3m

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:23pm

LONDON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EMV Capital (EMVC), the London-based investment services company with a focus on industrial high-tech, energy and healthcare, announced the completion of its acquisition by healthcare investor NetScientific PLC.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EMV Capital (EMVC), the London-based investment services company with a focus on industrial high-tech, energy and healthcare, announced the completion of its acquisition by healthcare investor NetScientific PLC.
  • I have been impressed by the EMV Capital team, with their track record in establishing an excellent investment approach and portfolio, which has strong synergies with NetScientific.
  • Dr. Ilian Iliev, founder and CEO of EMV Capital said:"This transaction expands the combined NetScientific commercialisation and portfolio management group.
  • EMV Capital has a growing EIS investment practice, and is an exclusive advisor to the EMVC Evergreen EIS Fund ( http://emvcapital.com/eis_fund/ )
    EMV Capital Limited is an appointed representative of Sapphire Capital Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

LUDWIG+ Celebrates Extraordinary Year One as Brand Transformation and Business Acceleration Company

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:15pm

BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- LUDWIG+, the woman-owned, brand transformation and business acceleration company celebrates its first year of business with 15 new clients and 2X revenue growth.

Key Points: 
  • BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- LUDWIG+, the woman-owned, brand transformation and business acceleration company celebrates its first year of business with 15 new clients and 2X revenue growth.
  • In its first year, LUDWIG+ has fueled billions of dollars of growth for its clients, and a remarkable year one company success.
  • "Companies need marketing that not only delivers a transformative brand idea, but one that schemes the business and ignites behavior from the inside out," said Yolles.
  • LUDWIG+ developed an approach of mapping business goals, core values, brand idea and activation in parallel.

World Smart Watch Market 2020-30: How the Smart Watch Market Will Shape and Change Lives Over the Next Ten Years

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:15pm

This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global smart watch market.

Key Points: 
  • This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global smart watch market.
  • It places the market within the context of the wider smart watch market, and compares it with other markets.
  • Competitive landscape gives a description of the competitive nature of the market, market shares, and a description of the leading companies.
  • It compares the smart watch market with other segments of the smart watch market by size and growth, historic and forecast.

Highly Realistic Patient Simulator's Coming to Porter and Chester Institute

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:14pm

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Porter and Chester Institute has purchased 10 High Fidelity Simulators adding additional "hands-on" instruction to students in their Practical Nursing program.

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  • HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Porter and Chester Institute has purchased 10 High Fidelity Simulators adding additional "hands-on" instruction to students in their Practical Nursing program.
  • The "Nursing Anne Simulator" is a highly realistic patient simulator and is the first of its kind to cover every aspect of nursing education, offering safe and realistic practice on core nursing skills from basic evaluations, to critical thinking, to advanced interventions.
  • The Nursing Anne Simulator is a modular platform consisting of a variety of accessories and interchangeable parts.
  • For example, learners will be taught how to perform realistic vital sign evaluations with bilateral blood pressures and pulses.

Enforcement Notice - Hearing - IIROC to Hold Settlement Hearing for Toronto Investment Advisor Aaron Jay Rowlatt

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:10pm

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2020 /CNW/ -The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has scheduled a hearing to consider whether a Settlement Agreement entered into between IIROC staff and Aaron Jay Rowlatt should be accepted.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2020 /CNW/ -The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has scheduled a hearing to consider whether a Settlement Agreement entered into between IIROC staff and Aaron Jay Rowlatt should be accepted.
  • The hearing is not open to the public but will become open if and when the Panel accepts the agreement.
  • Members of the public who are interested to attend the hearing may contact IIROC's National Hearing Coordinator at NHC1@iiroc.ca in advance of the hearing to obtain further details.
  • The Notice of Application announcing the settlement hearing is available at: http://www.iiroc.ca/documents/2020/34462143-dfa9-4d68-98fe-4a1f476dd698_...
    Documents related to ongoing IIROC enforcement proceedings including Reasons and Decisions of Hearing Panels are posted on the IIROC website as they become available.

Lawsuit Against YMCA of Buffalo Niagara Claims an Assistant Director of the LaSalle YMCA and Employee of the Niagara Falls YMCA Molested a Minor Hundreds of Times

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:07pm

Andres was entrusted with keys to YMCA facilities and spent an inordinate amount of time with Dutton on YMCA premises without supervision and in unmonitored spaces, according to the complaint.

Key Points: 
  • Andres was entrusted with keys to YMCA facilities and spent an inordinate amount of time with Dutton on YMCA premises without supervision and in unmonitored spaces, according to the complaint.
  • The abuse continued until Dutton and his family moved from Niagara Falls in 1959.
  • On August 3, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that extended the revival window period to August 14, 2021.
  • Among the firm's most prominent cases is an unprecedented $190,000,000 settlement against Johns Hopkins Hospital for sexually exploitative conduct by a staff OBGYN.

Florida Poly's incoming class grows despite unprecedented times

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:05pm

LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Florida Polytechnic University is starting the new academic year with gains in both quantity and quality of its incoming class, despite unprecedented challenges caused by COVID-19 and the economic downturn.

Key Points: 
  • LAKELAND, Fla., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Florida Polytechnic University is starting the new academic year with gains in both quantity and quality of its incoming class, despite unprecedented challenges caused by COVID-19 and the economic downturn.
  • Last academic year, the incoming class was comprised of 415 students and total enrollment was around 1,330.
  • In addition to the increase in new students, Corpus pointed out that the quality of the incoming class is strong.
  • The diversity of the incoming class continues to flourish as well with increases in Hispanic/Latinx and female students.

MedFlyt Wins Gold in MassChallenge HealthTech 2020 Accelerator Program

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:02pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MedFlyt , a cloud-based, web platform and mobile app that changes the way home care agencies staff, train and onboard caregivers to deliver in-home care to patients, today announced it has been awarded Gold in the 2020 MassChallenge HealthTech (MCHT) accelerator program.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MedFlyt , a cloud-based, web platform and mobile app that changes the way home care agencies staff, train and onboard caregivers to deliver in-home care to patients, today announced it has been awarded Gold in the 2020 MassChallenge HealthTech (MCHT) accelerator program.
  • Paired with "HealthTech Champion" Humana Healthcare, the implementation of the MedFlyt app achieved 90-day key performance indicators in only 23 days.
  • "We're honored to have been recognized with the prestigious MassChallenge Gold award and grateful to Humana Healthcare for the incredible collaboration, resources and mentorship," said Levi Y. Pavlovsky, COO and co-founder of MedFlyt.
  • The MassChallenge program experience afforded MedFlyt an extraordinary opportunity to engage with an impressive cohort of health tech innovators, further bolstering our commitment to help create a better future."

SIGNiX, an Industry Leader in Independent, Cloud-Based Digital Signature Solutions, has Partnered with Strategic Link to Bring RON Capability to Northwest Credit Unions

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

But in the wake of the pandemic, more and more states are allowing remote online notarizations (RON).

Key Points: 
  • But in the wake of the pandemic, more and more states are allowing remote online notarizations (RON).
  • SIGNiX is the largest cloud-based digital signature provider based in North America, bringing safe, secure digital signatures and eNotary solutions to credit unions and other highly regulated industries.
  • Credit unions across the country are reporting great success with SIGNiX's digital signature and RON solutions.
  • Strategic Link is pleased to help bring RON solutions to credit unions in the Northwest through its partnership with SIGNiX.

FDAnews/CenterWatch Announces -- Expanded Access: Analysis of the Latest Developments Webinar Aug. 13, 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

This webinar will explore the expanded access terrain, provide an update on current regulatory changes and address possible policy solutions to this treatment dilemma.

Key Points: 
  • This webinar will explore the expanded access terrain, provide an update on current regulatory changes and address possible policy solutions to this treatment dilemma.
  • Lisa Dwyer, Preeya Noronha Pinto and David Farber are partners with significant expanded access expertise in the FDA/Life Sciences practice at King & Spalding, based in Washington, DC.
  • Policy considerations underlying the expanded access debate, such as monitoring and tracking of expanded access outcomes and adverse events.
  • The use of expanded access data as real-world evidence, including the use of expanded access outcomes results in the NDA review process or for coverage and reimbursement purposes.

Natural Gas Forum 2020 - LDC Gas Forum Resumes November 2020 with Hybrid In-Person Virtual Conference

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The LDC Gas Forums, US-Mexico Natural Gas Forum, and Gulf Coast Energy Forum conference series consists of six annual events, each focused on key natural gas market regions across North America.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The LDC Gas Forums, US-Mexico Natural Gas Forum, and Gulf Coast Energy Forum conference series consists of six annual events, each focused on key natural gas market regions across North America.
  • It is expected that the Forum series will return to the standard program schedule in 2021.
  • The LDC Gas Forums, US-Mexico Natural Gas Forum, and Gulf Coast Energy Forum series consists of six annual events each focused on the key natural gas market regions across North America.
  • The LDC Gas Forums: Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Continent, Rockies & West, the US-Mexico Natural Gas Forum, and the Gulf Coast Energy Forum
    Where the Natural Gas Industry Gathers: Networking - Insights - Deal-Making

Capture Posts Strongest Half-Year Financial Performance in Company History with Nearly Double-Digit Revenue Growth and Highest Client Renewal Rate

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Capture posted its strongest half-year financial performance in its history with revenue growth of nearly 10 percent coupled with its best second-quarter sales volume.

Key Points: 
  • LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Capture posted its strongest half-year financial performance in its history with revenue growth of nearly 10 percent coupled with its best second-quarter sales volume.
  • This led to the company's sturdiest profitability position as calculated by EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization).
  • Backed by an increasing Net Promoter Score (NPS), Capture also saw its highest client renewal rate thanks to continued investment in client resources including a newly introduced training program.
  • Founded in 2011, Capture has served hundreds of higher education institutions and programs across the country while being recognized by Inc. 5000 as a fastest-growing U.S. company.

The TV of Tomorrow Show Goes Virtual with TVOT Live!, a Uniquely Informative and Social Online Conference

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The TV of Tomorrow Show ( TVOT ), the long-running industry conference produced by InteractiveTV Today, is going virtual with TVOT Live!, September 8th10th.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The TV of Tomorrow Show ( TVOT ), the long-running industry conference produced by InteractiveTV Today, is going virtual with TVOT Live!, September 8th10th.
  • Like all TVOT shows, TVOT Live!
  • will feature in-depth coverage of such topics as Advanced Advertising (Addressable, Programmatic, Cross-Platform, Interactive, Blockchain-Powered, etc.
  • ), ATSC 3.0/NextGen TV, Audience Measurement and Attribution, the Future of the TV Bundle, AVOD, SVOD, Connected TV, Shoppable TV and more.

Hitachi Solutions Invited to Microsoft's Inner Circle for the 17th Consecutive Year

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

Hitachi Solutions provides global capabilities through regional offices in the U.S., Canada, Europe, India/Middle East, Japan, and Asia Pacific.

Key Points: 
  • Hitachi Solutions provides global capabilities through regional offices in the U.S., Canada, Europe, India/Middle East, Japan, and Asia Pacific.
  • Inner Circle members must maintain the highest standards by consistently delivering valuable customer solutions that drive increased ROI and success.
  • We're honored to maintain our standing in such a prestigious group," said Hideji Morita, Vice President and Executive Officer at Hitachi Solutions, Ltd. and CEO at Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd.
  • In addition to the Inner Circle, Hitachi Solutions also received three global Microsoft Inspire Partner of the Year awards this year bringing our total to 42.

FCI and OS33 Announce SmartOffice Secure by Ebix

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

Ebix selected best-of-breed vendors for securing financial services and collaborated to build a solution that delivers what firms need: SmartOffice Secure.

Key Points: 
  • Ebix selected best-of-breed vendors for securing financial services and collaborated to build a solution that delivers what firms need: SmartOffice Secure.
  • By incorporating the strengths of Workplace Frontline by OS33 and Protectit by FCI, Ebix's SmartOffice Secure offers integrated technical controls that ensure endpoint security and regulatory compliance.
  • SmartOffice Secure provides comprehensive cybersecurity monitoring, support and audit logs for devices that access the private data stored in SmartOffice.
  • "FCI is pleased to partner with Ebix and OS33 to deliver SmartOffice Secure endpoint cybersecurity and compliance solution."

Voice In Sport (VIS) launches the #MoreVotesMoreVoices Campaign to Mobilize Student-Athletes Around The Country to Vote

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

The #MoreVotesMoreVoices campaign also asks for support from the NCAA Board of Governors and universities to make Federal Election Day a day-off for student-athletes.

Key Points: 
  • The #MoreVotesMoreVoices campaign also asks for support from the NCAA Board of Governors and universities to make Federal Election Day a day-off for student-athletes.
  • As of now, voter turnout among 18-24 year olds is lower than any other age demographic.
  • Voice In Sport is working to change that narrative by inspiring not only student-athletes to vote but all students, starting with the #MoreVotesMoreVoices campaign.
  • "For too long, student-athletes have had to take extra measures to make sure that they could vote on election day.

Kingsmen Software Appoints New Strategic Marketing Manager

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kingsmen Software, a growing Charlotte-based software services firm, appointed Rashmili Vemula as Strategic Marketing Manager.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kingsmen Software, a growing Charlotte-based software services firm, appointed Rashmili Vemula as Strategic Marketing Manager.
  • In her new role, Rashmili will be responsible for driving Kingsmen marketing efforts for both sales and recruiting.
  • I think Kingsmen Software is the best kept secret of the Charlotte technology landscape, so I'm excited to be instrumental in changing that."
  • Kingsmen Software is a software services company that crafts high-quality software products and helps their clients do the same via their exclusive approach, The Kingsmen Way, which combines processes, tooling, automation, and frameworks to enable scalability, efficiency, and business agility.

Alitek Expands U.S. Presence in the Southeast with Senior-level Hire

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Alitek today announced the company's expansion into the Southeast regional market with the hiring of new Business Development Principal, Hemant Doshi.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Alitek today announced the company's expansion into the Southeast regional market with the hiring of new Business Development Principal, Hemant Doshi.
  • Based in Atlanta, Hemant previously held the position of VP of Sales at Deloitte, serving customers in multiple industries including telecom, finance, technology, manufacturing, food & beverage and logistics.
  • With an MBA from Mumbai University, he has 25 years of experience in IT and an in-depth knowledge of core business processes.
  • Hemant brings to Alitek a proven track record of helping customers to improve their business processes through the use of information strategies and technology solutions.

HMI Performance Incentives Wins Two Platinum, Two Golds, and Honorable Mention

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

HMI also won an HONORABLE MENTION in one category, "Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign".

Key Points: 
  • HMI also won an HONORABLE MENTION in one category, "Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign".
  • For the "Digital Marketing Campaign" category, HMI submitted a Sell and Spin campaign for its client, UniCarriers Americas.
  • Kiwon Chang, CEO of HMI Performance Incentives says, "HMI is honored to have received these awards.
  • Founded in 1980 in Cambridge, MA, HMI Performance Incentives is a global leader in designing and managing sales and customer incentive solutions.

Global Gaming Machines Industry Analysis 2020 with Profiles of Key Companies Including Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, Euro Games Techonology and Bally Wulff Games & Entertainmet GmbH

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Gaming Machines (GLOBAL) - Industry Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Gaming Machines (GLOBAL) - Industry Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Global Gaming Machines Analysis provides a detailed overview of the Gaming Machines market and delivers a comprehensive individual analysis on the top 10 companies, including ARISTOCRAT LEISURE LIMITED, EURO GAMES TECHNOLOGY OOD and BALLY WULFF GAMES & ENTERTAINMENT GMBH.
  • The latest Gaming Machines (GLOBAL) analysis is ideal for anyone wanting to:
    Using the exclusive methodology, a quick glance of this Gaming Machines report will tell you that 4 companies have a declining financial rating, while 3 have shown good sales growth.
  • Every business is examined on the following features:
    Subsequently, you will receive a thorough 100-page market analysis highlighting the latest changes in the Gaming Machines (GLOBAL) market.

FAN introduces Alanna.ai, Virtual Closing Assistant

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

PLANT CITY, Fla., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Florida Agency Network (FAN) launches "Alanna.ai", a new virtual closing assistant to further bolster FAN's customer closing experience.

Key Points: 
  • PLANT CITY, Fla., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Florida Agency Network (FAN) launches "Alanna.ai", a new virtual closing assistant to further bolster FAN's customer closing experience.
  • This free service provides immediate answers to closing transaction questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Alanna.ai is composed of world class artificial intelligence that integrates seamlessly with FAN's title production software, capable of providing dedicated and private responses to common questions related to closing transactions.
  • based solution to improve the consumer experience and operational efficiencies," stated Aaron M. Davis, CEO for FAN.

Consumers Energy Aiding Endangered Aquatic Species Recovery in Grand River

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is helping biologists with Central Michigan University and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources give Mother Nature a hand to increase the population of endangered snuffbox mussels in the Grand River.

Key Points: 
  • LANSING, Mich., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is helping biologists with Central Michigan University and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources give Mother Nature a hand to increase the population of endangered snuffbox mussels in the Grand River.
  • "This work aligns well with our hydro operations which produce clean, renewable energy and with our Triple Bottom Line to benefit People, Planet and Prosperity that we use to drive all our decisions at Consumers Energy."
  • Snuffbox mussels were put on the endangered species list in 2012 and have been endangered in Canada since 2001.
  • Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest energy provider, is the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), providing natural gas and/or electricity to 6.7 million of the state's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

New Program Helps Seniors and Residents with Disabilities Bridge Technical Divide

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

In addition to the sponsorship, IEHP will encourage interested employees to volunteer for the program, launching September 1.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the sponsorship, IEHP will encourage interested employees to volunteer for the program, launching September 1.
  • Program participants will be required to complete all instructional courses within a designated time to keep their devices.
  • "Partnering with Rolling Start in this way will allow us to further develop a program referral process through our Connect IE Platform," said Carmen Ramirez, IEHP's disability program manager.
  • "This will allow IEHP and other organizations to refer eligible individuals to this innovative program and get them connected.

Iowa's Area Education Agencies Partner with Iowa-Based Pear Deck to Give Iowa Schools Powerful Learning Tools

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:00pm

Iowa City-based Pear Deck, founded in 2014, designs technology that improves equitable student engagement and achievement through active learning techniques and enhanced visibility into student progress.

Key Points: 
  • Iowa City-based Pear Deck, founded in 2014, designs technology that improves equitable student engagement and achievement through active learning techniques and enhanced visibility into student progress.
  • "We found Pear Deck to be a cost-effective resource that's easy for teachers to use regardless of the grade level."
  • Pear Deck was founded by educators on a mission to help teachers create powerful learning moments for every student, every day.
  • Backed by investors focused on solving major problems in education, Pear Deck designs technology that promotes equitable engagement in the classroom.

Russell E Swann, MD, is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:58pm

With a vision and passion to bring state of the art ophthalmic surgical technology to Central Texas, Dr. Russell E. Swann established Brazos Eye Surgery of Texas in 1981.

Key Points: 
  • With a vision and passion to bring state of the art ophthalmic surgical technology to Central Texas, Dr. Russell E. Swann established Brazos Eye Surgery of Texas in 1981.
  • Dr. Russell E. Swann has earned well renowned recognition for his excellent surgical outcomes.
  • His area of expertise is diagnostician for Glaucoma, cataract surgery, corneal problems, in addition to endocrine work as well as diabetic retinopathy.
  • Due to an unfortunate battle with cancer, Dr. Swann discontinued his surgical career in 2009 but continues to meet the needs of his patients.

California Cities Ride the Wave of Digital Transformation

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:57pm

"Southern California cities are leading when it comes to modernizing internal operations and customer service delivery through cloud software," says OpenGov Vice President Tim Melton.

Key Points: 
  • "Southern California cities are leading when it comes to modernizing internal operations and customer service delivery through cloud software," says OpenGov Vice President Tim Melton.
  • "These innovative governments are showing their peers what it means to embrace digital transformation, and OpenGov is proud to pave the way for them to become even more efficient, informed, transparent, and customer service oriented."
  • OpenGov is the leader in modern cloud ERP software for our nation's cities, counties, and state agencies.
  • On a mission to power more effective and accountable government, OpenGov serves more than 1,000 agencies across the U.S.

Spire Capital Partners Invests in Advocate Networks

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:55pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Spire Capital, a leading New York-based private equity firm specializing in investments in the technology-enabled business services, communications, media, and education sectors, today announced its investment in Advocate Networks, LLC ("Advocate" or the "Company").

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Spire Capital, a leading New York-based private equity firm specializing in investments in the technology-enabled business services, communications, media, and education sectors, today announced its investment in Advocate Networks, LLC ("Advocate" or the "Company").
  • Spire's investment in Advocate will provide capital to enhance research and development, expand both solutions and geographies, and enable complementary acquisitions.
  • David Schaible, Andy Armstrong, and Rupali Varma of Spire Capital will join Advocate's Board of Directors as part of the investment.
  • Spire Capital is a New York-based investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.

People's United Advisors Grows Wealth Business; Appoints Two Senior Executives in New York and Massachusetts

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:53pm

We are confident their experience working with individuals, families and businesses within their regions will translate into deeper and broader client relationships at People's United Advisors.

Key Points: 
  • We are confident their experience working with individuals, families and businesses within their regions will translate into deeper and broader client relationships at People's United Advisors.
  • Anne and David will play an integral role in delivering tailored solutions and a unique value proposition to the marketplace," said Michael Boardman, EVP, Head of People's United Advisors.
  • Prior to joining People's United, David served as Executive Managing Director, Head of Wealth Advisory, for Boston Private Wealth where he transformed a Trust and Investment Group to a Wealth Advisory Group focused on value-added advice.
  • Prior to joining People's United, Anne served as SVP, Market Leader, Private Wealth Management at U.S. Bank.

Patrick Swier, MD, FASPS is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:52pm

LEWES, Del., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Patrick Swier, MD, FASPS is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Surgeon in the field of Plastic Surgery in acknowledgment for his outstanding contributions at The Swier Clinic.

Key Points: 
  • LEWES, Del., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Patrick Swier, MD, FASPS is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Surgeon in the field of Plastic Surgery in acknowledgment for his outstanding contributions at The Swier Clinic.
  • Situated at 1400 Savannah Road, The Swier Clinic is dedicated to serving the small, but growing community of Lewes, Delaware.
  • With practice locations in Lewes, Milford, and soon in Millsboro, Dr. Patrick Swier, Founder of The Swier Clinic, is the only ivy league-trained full-time plastic surgeon in Sussex County.
  • Board-certified general plastic surgeon Dr. Swier has devoted the past 18 years serving the Lewes community.

Venminder Receives Highest Scores in Two of Three Use Cases in Gartner Critical Capabilities for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools Report

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:50pm

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Venminder, an industry recognized provider of third-party risk management solutions, today announced that it was the only vendor to receive the highest scores for two of the three defined use cases in Gartner's 2020 Critical Capabilities for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools report .

Key Points: 
  • ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Venminder, an industry recognized provider of third-party risk management solutions, today announced that it was the only vendor to receive the highest scores for two of the three defined use cases in Gartner's 2020 Critical Capabilities for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools report .
  • This is the second year running that Venminder has been recognized in the Gartner Critical Capabilities report.
  • Venminder was also recently named a Challenger in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools report.
  • "We are excited and proud of this recognition and believe that Venminder's scores across all three use cases validates our complete approach to third-party risk management," said James Hyde, CEO of Venminder .

TI CEO Rich Templeton to deliver keynote at Citi investor conference

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:50pm

DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (Nasdaq: TXN) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Rich Templeton will deliver keynote remarks at the virtual Citi 2020 Global Technology Conference on Wednesday, September 9, at 8 a.m. Eastern time.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (Nasdaq: TXN) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Rich Templeton will deliver keynote remarks at the virtual Citi 2020 Global Technology Conference on Wednesday, September 9, at 8 a.m. Eastern time.
  • Templeton will field questions from analysts and investors, as well as discuss TI's business outlook and its strategy to address key markets for its analog and embedded processing technologies and how these capabilities position the company for growth.
  • The audio webcast for the conference can be accessed live through the Investor Relations section ( www.ti.com/ir ) of TI's website.
  • An archived replay will be available on the website after his remarks.

Ready Your Yard For Fall: With Tips from OPEI and TurfMutt's Mutt Mulligan

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 6:48pm

This year is different, reports OPEI, as the world experiences a paradigm shift in how we live our everyday lives.

Key Points: 
  • This year is different, reports OPEI, as the world experiences a paradigm shift in how we live our everyday lives.
  • "People want their own section of the outdoors, and they see how a yard can both keep us safe and help us connect with one another."
  • Here are a few tips from Mutt Mulligan, a rescue dog and the spokesdog of the TurfMutt Foundation, to get your yard ready for fall and winter:
    Be purposeful in how you maintain your landscape.
  • Ami Neiberger-Miller, Four Leaf PR on behalf of OPEI, 703-887-4877, ami@fourleafpr.com Debbi Mayster, Four Leaf PR on behalf of OPEI, 240-988-6243, debbi@fourleafpr.com
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