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Amobee and smartclip Announce TechAlliance, Europe’s First Broadcaster-centric, Cross-Screen Advertising Platform

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:01am

Amobee , a wholly owned subsidiary of Singtel and global leader in advertising technology, and smartclip, RTL Groups leading European provider for ad-tech solutions, together announced their agreement to form TechAlliance, the European industrys first end-to-end, broadcaster-centric, cross-screen advertising platform.

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  • Amobee , a wholly owned subsidiary of Singtel and global leader in advertising technology, and smartclip, RTL Groups leading European provider for ad-tech solutions, together announced their agreement to form TechAlliance, the European industrys first end-to-end, broadcaster-centric, cross-screen advertising platform.
  • Only Amobee makes it easy for you to find your audienceno matter where they are, no matter what they're viewing.
  • At smartclip, we are shaping the future of video advertisingdelivering advanced online video and TV advertising solutions.
  • Headquartered in Hamburg, smartclip has offices in Berlin, Munich, Dsseldorf, Gtersloh, Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Amsterdam, Milan and Rome.

Implants, AI and the No-cash Generation – Will Payments in 2030 Be a Dystopia or a Utopia?

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

By embedding ethical behaviour into transactions, the payments space can take on a unique role in incentivising both consumers and companies to be more conscious.

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  • By embedding ethical behaviour into transactions, the payments space can take on a unique role in incentivising both consumers and companies to be more conscious.
  • Ambient commerce reigns: Payments may become increasingly invisible as we move to more ambient models of commerce such as the recent emergence of till-less grocery stores.
  • By 2030, this will evolve even further so there will be no cards or payments devices.
  • The no-cash generation: As cash disappears, there could be a generation that has never held physical money.

Worldpay from FIS Named Crypto AM’s Crypto Payment Service Provider of the Year

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am

Financial technology leader Worldpay from FIS (NYSE: FIS) has been named the Crypto Payment Service Provider of the year by City AM at the Crypto AM Awards.

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  • Financial technology leader Worldpay from FIS (NYSE: FIS) has been named the Crypto Payment Service Provider of the year by City AM at the Crypto AM Awards.
  • The annual Crypto AM awards recognizes key contributors and companies that are helping to grow the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
  • FIS merchant solutions, Worldpay from FIS, is one of 14 category winners in this years Crypto AM awards.
  • Its exciting to be recognized for our innovative solutions and services in the crypto industry, said Gabriel de Montessus, Head of international Merchant Solutions, Worldpay from FIS.

Elbit Systems Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell Ashot to FIMI Opportunity Funds for $88 Million

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:05am

(NASDAQ:ESLT) and (TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of all ordinary shares held by its wholly-owned Israeli subsidiary, IMI Systems Ltd. ("IMI"), in IMI's 84.98%-owned subsidiary, Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd. (TASE: ASHO) ("Ashot") and all capital notes of Ashot held by IMI and Elbit Systems, to FIMI Opportunity Funds ("FIMI"), for approximately $88 million in cash (approximately NIS 285million).

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  • (NASDAQ:ESLT) and (TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of all ordinary shares held by its wholly-owned Israeli subsidiary, IMI Systems Ltd. ("IMI"), in IMI's 84.98%-owned subsidiary, Ashot Ashkelon Industries Ltd. (TASE: ASHO) ("Ashot") and all capital notes of Ashot held by IMI and Elbit Systems, to FIMI Opportunity Funds ("FIMI"), for approximately $88 million in cash (approximately NIS 285million).
  • Ashot specializes in the manufacture of jet engine shafts, transmissions, gears and gearboxes, landing gear components and tungsten products for the aerospace and defense industries.
  • FIMI is a leading private equity fund in Israel with more than $5.5 billion in assets under management.
  • Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, President and CEO of Elbit Systems, said: "Since the acquisition of IMI by Elbit Systems, Ashot has undergone several processes to improve its business focus and operational efficiency.

Family Business Pioneers and Thought Leaders Launch Generation6, an Unparalleled Family Business Consulting Firm

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:00am

Alongside a group of family business experts from around the globe, Generation6 offers the finest in family business consulting, coaching, board formation and development, family governance, and specialized education and shareholder development services.

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  • Alongside a group of family business experts from around the globe, Generation6 offers the finest in family business consulting, coaching, board formation and development, family governance, and specialized education and shareholder development services.
  • We founded this firm to serve business families and all who rely upon them, said Joe Astrachan.
  • The firm name embodies its mission: To assist families in business to make it to the sixth generation and beyond.
  • They typically dedicate significant resources time, emotion, money to equipping family members with the competences necessary to make good decisions for family and business.

The Rat Pack: Former Top Five Cities Remain Leaders on Orkin's 2021 Rattiest Cities List

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:01am

Thanks to their human neighbors being back in houses and apartments, food and water sources have been replenished for rodents.

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  • Thanks to their human neighbors being back in houses and apartments, food and water sources have been replenished for rodents.
  • As the U.S. population faces a "new normal," managing an influx in rodent populations and activity in major cities across the country should remain a top concern.
  • With more time spent around the home than ever before, residents should pay extra attention to the attractants that entice rats and mice .
  • The good news is, while a surging world-wide pandemic feels largely out of control, a rat infestation is manageable and preventable.

Pixelligent Expands Leadership Team

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:01am

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pixelligent Technologies (Pixelligent) today announced two executive appointments: Tom Werthan becomes Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Keith Jackson joins the board of directors.

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  • BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pixelligent Technologies (Pixelligent) today announced two executive appointments: Tom Werthan becomes Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Keith Jackson joins the board of directors.
  • The move strengthens Pixelligents leadership team as the company boosts manufacturing capacity and product development, and expands its sales team to meet growing demand for its PixClear Designer Compounds from consumer electronics customers.
  • We are proud and excited to welcome them to the team.
  • To learn more about Pixelligent, please visit www.pixelligent.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Pixelligent .

eSAT Global Announces Plans for Satellite-Based Remote Text Service

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00am

eSAT's Remote Text Service ("eRTS") will be delivered over the eSAT Communications Network ("eCN") being developed in collaboration with eSAT's GEO Satellite partners Inmarsat via its ELERA global network and Thuraya Telecommunications Company and will operate in L-band.

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  • eSAT's Remote Text Service ("eRTS") will be delivered over the eSAT Communications Network ("eCN") being developed in collaboration with eSAT's GEO Satellite partners Inmarsat via its ELERA global network and Thuraya Telecommunications Company and will operate in L-band.
  • eRTS will allow users in remote areas to connect to emergency services via text, providing location and details of the emergency.
  • Based on an unprecedented level of security and convenience, the service will enable users to communicate directly with third parties via either text or canned messages.
  • Mike Carter, President Enterprise at Inmarsat, said: "Inmarsat is pleased to be supporting eSAT, its communications network and remote text service through our ELERA L-band network.

UpHealth Appoints Sarah Arnquist as Senior Vice President of the Behavioral Health Business

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:27am

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UpHealth , Inc., (NYSE:UPH) has appointed an experienced health care executive, Sarah Arnquist, to its senior leadership team.

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  • DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- UpHealth , Inc., (NYSE:UPH) has appointed an experienced health care executive, Sarah Arnquist, to its senior leadership team.
  • Arnquist who joined UpHealth effective immediately, will serve as senior vice president of the Behavioral Health Business.
  • In her role at UpHealth, she will focus on expanding its offerings to health plans and healthcare providers with technology platforms and innovative models to manage behavioral health.
  • Her initial priority will be in California around CalAIM and the integration of medical, behavioral health and social services.

Nextdoor announces LinkedIn Live investor event on October 26th

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:04am

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nextdoor, Inc. ("Nextdoor" or the "Company") today announced its upcoming executive discussion on LinkedIn Live , to be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, beginning at 3 p.m.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nextdoor, Inc. ("Nextdoor" or the "Company") today announced its upcoming executive discussion on LinkedIn Live , to be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, beginning at 3 p.m.
  • The LinkedIn Live event will be moderated by Devin Banerjee, Editor at Large, Business and Finance at LinkedIn, and include an interactive Q&A session with Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar and Nextdoor CFO Mike Doyle.
  • You can sign up for the event and submit questions to the management team on LinkedIn .
  • After the live event, you can view the recorded discussion on our Investor Relations website, investors.nextdoor.com .