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Bitcoin Lightning Network Leader Strike Raises $80 Million Funding Round to Revolutionize Payments for Merchants and Consumers Globally

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The capital will be used to drive Strikes efforts to revolutionize payments for the largest merchants, marketplaces, and financial institutions in the payments industry.

Key Points: 
  • The capital will be used to drive Strikes efforts to revolutionize payments for the largest merchants, marketplaces, and financial institutions in the payments industry.
  • The Strike integration offers an alternative experience to traditional card networks by leveraging the underlying technology of the Bitcoin Lightning Network to allow for instant, global, cash-final payments while eliminating legacy processing fees like interchange.
  • Strike is built on top of the Bitcoin network the largest global, interoperable, and open payments standard.
  • Since the fund's inception, Ten31 has directed more than $100 million in equity to companies building on Bitcoin and the Lightning Network.

quantilope Collaborates with Blackhawk Network to Incentivize the Consumer Research Experience

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Friday, September 23, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- quantilope , a leading provider of automated consumer research, has announced a new collaboration with Blackhawk Network, which will enable its clients to leverage incentives to better attract survey respondents and increase survey response rates for their consumer research projects.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- quantilope , a leading provider of automated consumer research, has announced a new collaboration with Blackhawk Network, which will enable its clients to leverage incentives to better attract survey respondents and increase survey response rates for their consumer research projects.
  • "quantilope's Insights Automation Platform modernizes the clunkiness of traditional market research for a fast and easy approach to collecting advanced consumer insights," explained Chris Furst, director of partnerships at quantilope.
  • "Like quantilope, BHN Rewards offers innovative automation capabilities that help customers streamline their research," said Jignesh Shah, head of global integrated incentives at Blackhawk Network.
  • quantilope automates consumer research to unlock high quality insights with speed & ease.

Silver Valley Metals Provides Significant High-Grade Drill Results Below the Page Mine's Historic Resources Expanding Mineralization at Depth

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

"These results clearly show that the Page Mine has not been exhausted, but rather, indicates it may be getting wider with a longer strike length at depth.

Key Points: 
  • "These results clearly show that the Page Mine has not been exhausted, but rather, indicates it may be getting wider with a longer strike length at depth.
  • Silver Valley is encouraged that, at only 2,644 feet below elevation, there is a long way to go before the Page Mine's depth is defined.
  • The Page Mine has high grade silver-zinc-lead historic reserves and remains wide open at depth beyond what has been defined to date.
  • About Silver Valley Metals Corp.
    We are a group of experienced exploration, mining, and financing specialists focused on the pursuit of mineral discovery and development.

Air Industries Group Wins Long-Term Agreement for Flight- Critical Components for Blackhawk Helicopters and Order from General Electric for Jet Engine Components, With a Combined Value of $5.0 Million

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Companys Air Industries Machining Corp. (AIM) subsidiary has been awarded a five-year Long-Term Agreement (LTA) to manufacture flight-critical assemblies for the Blackhawk helicopter, with an estimated value of $2.2 million.

Key Points: 
  • The Companys Air Industries Machining Corp. (AIM) subsidiary has been awarded a five-year Long-Term Agreement (LTA) to manufacture flight-critical assemblies for the Blackhawk helicopter, with an estimated value of $2.2 million.
  • The new LTA extends until December 31, 2027, replacing an existing LTA expiring at 2022 year-end.
  • Air Industries also said its Sterling Engineering subsidiary has received a new order worth $2.8 million for engine components to be used on the F404 jet engine.
  • These contracts from long-established customers clearly demonstrate the strength of Air Industries existing relationships, which are the foundation of our business.

Lockheed Martin, AT&T Demonstrate 5G High Speed Transfer of Black Hawk Data to 5G.MIL® Pilot Network

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Friday, September 9, 2022

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and AT&T* securely and rapidly transferred UH-60M Black Hawk health and usage data through an AT&T 5G private cellular network and Lockheed Martin's 5G.MIL® multi-site pilot network in a test conducted Aug. 4 at Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky headquarters in Stratford, Connecticut. The test demonstrated that wireless 5G technologies on the flight line can support accelerated maintenance operations and improved aircraft readiness to support our service members. It also proved highly secure interoperability between the AT&T millimeter wave 5G private cellular network and the 5G.MIL pilot network.

Key Points: 
  • It also proved highly secure interoperability between the AT&T millimeter wave 5G private cellular network and the 5G.MIL pilot network.
  • "In collaboration with commercial 5G leaders, an interoperable 5G.MIL multi-site, multi-vendor network is another step closer to reality."
  • The AT&T 5G millimeter wave private cellular network wirelessly transferred data to the 5G.MIL network through ground support equipment from the Black Hawk's Integrated Vehicle Health Management System (IVHMS).
  • The data was then routed to local Sikorsky networks for processing and distribution through the secure Lockheed Martin 5G.MIL pilot network to the Waterton, Colorado, 5G test range site.

Tops Friendly Markets Expands Gift Card Offerings with Online Gift Card Mall

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Heading into another busy holiday season, Tops Friendly Markets is announcing the launch of its new online gift card mall.

Key Points: 
  • Heading into another busy holiday season, Tops Friendly Markets is announcing the launch of its new online gift card mall.
  • Featuring more than 250 different gift card options in a variety of categories including dining, entertainment, retail and its own proprietary Tops gift card, the Tops Friendly Market gift card mall gives customers a comprehensive shopping experience for gift cards, delivered digitally.
  • The ability to offer a superior online gift card experience for our customers is a key part of Tops growth strategy in online retail, said Diane Colgan, SVP, Tops Friendly Markets.
  • Tops and Blackhawk have partnered to launch Tops first- and third-party gift card programs to expand the brands gift card offerings and reach.

Altafid Names David Twardowski Chief Investment Officer

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

Altafid , a financial technology firm that has created the first fiduciary financial services marketplace, announced today that David Twardowski , PhD, will join the firm as its new Chief Investment Officer (CIO), effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Altafid , a financial technology firm that has created the first fiduciary financial services marketplace, announced today that David Twardowski , PhD, will join the firm as its new Chief Investment Officer (CIO), effective immediately.
  • As CIO, Dr. Twardowski will develop new investment products and manage Altafids ongoing product lines, processes, and internal controls.
  • An accomplished executive with significant experience in both the financial and technology industries, Dr. Twardowski led algorithmic trading and investment strategy initiatives at Vise AI Advisors, Avantis Investors, and Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) over the past decade.
  • At these firms, he engaged in all aspects of the investment management process, working closely with clients to build robust investment solutions.

New Report from Blackhawk Network Examines Latest Consumer Gift Card Preferences and Use Cases in the U.S.

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

These are among the findings of the research, which examined overall shopping behaviors in addition to gift card usage and preferences.

Key Points: 
  • These are among the findings of the research, which examined overall shopping behaviors in addition to gift card usage and preferences.
  • Key trends in consumer gift card preferences and shopping behaviors include:
    Todays consumers are equally comfortable buying online to pick up in-storeor buying in-store and shipping it.
  • With the shift in consumer preferences to a hybrid shopping experience, the gap between physical and digital gift cards is also closing.
  • Gift cards also offer retailers the opportunity to meaningfully engage shoppers who tend to spend more than the value of a gift card.

Blackhawk Network and Vooks Make Giving the Gift of Reading Easy with Expanded Digital Gifting Program

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

The partnership leverages Blackhawks expansive network to make Vooks digital gift cards available on Giftcards.com, Giftcardmall.com and in select online gift card malls at leading retailers nationwide.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership leverages Blackhawks expansive network to make Vooks digital gift cards available on Giftcards.com, Giftcardmall.com and in select online gift card malls at leading retailers nationwide.
  • Vooks is available worldwide on popular devices including Apples iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV, as well as Android platforms and devices.
  • Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment solutions through the prepaid products, technologies and network that connect brands and people.
  • To learn more about the company and services, visit Vooks.com and join the conversation on Facebook , Instagram , Twitter and Pinterest .

Blackhawk Network Partners with Aurus to Power Processing for Payment Innovations

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

Aurus offers global solutions that address the payments ecosystem, and Blackhawks leading gift card and payment processing capabilities will help drive continued growth in retail payments.

Key Points: 
  • Aurus offers global solutions that address the payments ecosystem, and Blackhawks leading gift card and payment processing capabilities will help drive continued growth in retail payments.
  • In fact, Blackhawk Network research shows that providing easy access to digital payments such as digital wallets and alternative payment methods can boost a shoppers likelihood of returning by 63 percent1.
  • The Aurus omni-commerce payment platform accepts myriad payment types, including leading credit card brands, private-label credit cards, and gift cards.
  • Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment solutions through the prepaid products, technologies and network that connect brands and people.