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Booka Acquires a New Contract and Announces the Upcoming Relaunch

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 12:00am

Having partnered up with a number of publishers, Booka has gained a 100% hike in terms of subscribers as compared to 2021.

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  • Having partnered up with a number of publishers, Booka has gained a 100% hike in terms of subscribers as compared to 2021.
  • Booka has increased Spanish viewership by adding the Spanish language to the app.
  • Booka now expands by securing a new contract with XIST Publishing .
  • Furthermore, the Booka is about to undergo some major design as well as functional changes in the next update.

Hobolite Launches Design-Forward Lighting Solutions for the Creative Marketplace

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 6:16pm

Hobolite , the company creating classically styled lighting solutions for creative professionals, announces its launch in the U.S. market with a suite of lighting products that marry artistic thinking and industrial design.

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  • Hobolite , the company creating classically styled lighting solutions for creative professionals, announces its launch in the U.S. market with a suite of lighting products that marry artistic thinking and industrial design.
  • Hobolite launches with three continuous LED lighting kits that combine portability and performance with a design reminiscent of Old Hollywood.
  • Created for artists, by artists, Hobolites three continuous lighting solutions the Mini, Avant, and Pro combine classic style with modern performance.
  • This is why our mission is to create lighting solutions that are not just tools, but part of the entire creative process, says Michael Miceli, VP, Hobolite US.

NEUROLENSES HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON READING SPEED

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 12:00pm

COPPELL, Texas, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As has been demonstrated by many studies, contoured prism has historically shown efficacy in relieving symptoms as a therapeutic offering. And new evidence suggests that there is also an opportunity to expand this technology to an even broader population focused on visual performance and productivity improvement. In a parallel arm study evaluating reading speed at baseline, after seven days of lens wear the mean (±SD) improvement in reading speed with Neurolenses was almost 70% higher than the mean (±SD) improvement in reading speed with other premium lens designs.

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  • In a parallel arm study evaluating reading speed at baseline, after seven days of lens wear the mean (SD) improvement in reading speed with Neurolenses was almost 70% higher than the mean (SD) improvement in reading speed with other premium lens designs.
  • NEUROLENSES' SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON READING SPEED.
  • The mean (SD) improvement in the reading speed for Neurolenses was +20.96 words per minute, and the mean (SD) improvement in the reading speed for the Control was +12.39 words per minute.
  • ANOVA analysis revealed a statistically significant improvement in the reading speed with Neurolenses compared to the Control lens (F = 4.45; p = 0.03).

Clarivate Selected by Singapore's National Library Board to Play a Part in Building Libraries of the Future

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 8:00am

LONDON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarivate Plc (NYSE: CLVT), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has been selected by The National Library Board of Singapore (NLB) to provide library software solutions from Innovative, part of Clarivate, to support NLB's Libraries and Archives Blueprint 2025 (LAB25).

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  • These solutions will help to improve the library experience for staff and patrons, whether in the library or online.
  • With decades of experience, Innovative has implemented and supported systems in some of the largest public libraries around the world.
  • Established in 1995, the National Library Board, Singapore, promotes reading, learning and history through its network of libraries, the National Library and the National Archives of Singapore.
  • LAB25 (Libraries and Archives Blueprint 2025) is an NLB initiative to collaborate with partners and the community to reimagine libraries and archives in Singapore.

Filipino American National Historical Society to hold conference in Seattle

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 2:57am

Now, the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) is determined to restart its 2022 national conference by combining in-person and virtual offerings Aug. 11-13 at Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue.

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  • Now, the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) is determined to restart its 2022 national conference by combining in-person and virtual offerings Aug. 11-13 at Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue.
  • The 19th biennial national conference and general membership meeting in Seattle is the marquee event of FANHS, a historical society with 41 chapters in the U.S. "It's truly an intergenerational conference," said Emily P. Lawsin, historic preservation specialist at 4Culture, a sponsor of many FANHS projects in Seattle.
  • "Intergenerational meaning from first-generation immigrants to third-, fourth-, fifth-generation Filipino Americans whose families have been here for 100 years or more."
  • The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) is a volunteer-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Corcentric to Participate in the Needham Virtual FinTech & Digital Transformation 1x1 Conference

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 5:00pm

NEW YORK and CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Corcentric, a leading global provider of payments, procurement, accounts payable, and accounts receivable solutions to enterprise and middle-market companies, today announced its participation in the Needham Virtual FinTech & Digital Transformation 1x1 Conference on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

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  • NEW YORK and CHERRY HILL, N.J., Aug. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Corcentric, a leading global provider of payments, procurement, accounts payable, and accounts receivable solutions to enterprise and middle-market companies, today announced its participation in the Needham Virtual FinTech & Digital Transformation 1x1 Conference on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
  • Upon the closing of the Transaction, the combined entity (the Company) will be named Corcentric, Inc. and will become a publicly traded company.
  • Corcentric is a leading global provider of payments, procurement, accounts payable, and accounts receivable solutions to enterprise and middle-market companies.
  • Corcentric delivers software, advisory services, and payments focused on reducing costs, optimizing working capital, and unlocking revenue.

Amazon and iRobot Sign an Agreement for Amazon to Acquire iRobot

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 1:00pm

Today Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire iRobot.

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  • Today Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire iRobot.
  • Customers love iRobot productsand Im excited to work with the iRobot team to invent in ways that make customers lives easier and more enjoyable.
  • Amazon will acquire iRobot for $61 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.7 billion, including iRobots net debt.
  • In connection with the proposed transaction between iRobot and Amazon, iRobot will file with the SEC a Proxy Statement, the definitive version of which will be sent or provided to iRobot stockholders.

Amazon and iRobot sign an agreement for Amazon to acquire iRobot

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 1:00pm

SEATTLE and BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire iRobot. iRobot has a history of making customers' lives easier with innovative cleaning products for the home. iRobot has continued to innovate with every product generation, solving hard problems to help give customers valuable time back in their day.

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  • Customers love iRobot productsand I'm excited to work with the iRobot team to invent in ways that make customers' lives easier and more enjoyable."
  • I'm hugely excited to be a part of Amazon and to see what we can build together for customers in the years ahead."
  • Amazon will acquire iRobot for $61 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.7 billion, including iRobot's net debt.
  • In connection with the proposed transaction between iRobot and Amazon, iRobot will file with the SEC a Proxy Statement, the definitive version of which will be sent or provided to iRobot stockholders.

Global Neurovascular Thrombectomy Devices Market Size 2015-2030, by Segments, Share, Trend and SWOT Analysis, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape and Procedures - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 9:15am

The "Neurovascular Thrombectomy Devices Market Size (Value, Volume, ASP) by Segments, Share, Trend and SWOT Analysis, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape, Procedures, and Forecast, 2015-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Neurovascular Thrombectomy Devices Market Size (Value, Volume, ASP) by Segments, Share, Trend and SWOT Analysis, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape, Procedures, and Forecast, 2015-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The model discusses in detail the impact of COVID-19 on Neurovascular Thrombectomy Devices market for the year 2020 and beyond.
  • Neurovascular thrombectomy devices are used for the removal of a blood clot in the neurovascular vessels during an acute ischemic stroke.
  • Annualized total Neurovascular Thrombectomy Devices market revenue by segment and market outlooks from 2015-2030.

ALLEN CARR'S EASYWAY TO STOP SMOKING LIVE GROUP SEMINARS, THE INNOVATIVE BRITISH DRUG-FREE QUIT SMOKING PROGRAMME, RECEIVES APPROVAL FROM NICE

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 12:01am

NICE found that the Allen Carr's Easyway Live Group Seminars were not only cost-effective but cost-saving when compared to existing treatments and that the evidence proving the effectiveness of the method is comparable to that which exists for 'nicotine e-cigarettes' which maintain the addiction.

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  • NICE found that the Allen Carr's Easyway Live Group Seminars were not only cost-effective but cost-saving when compared to existing treatments and that the evidence proving the effectiveness of the method is comparable to that which exists for 'nicotine e-cigarettes' which maintain the addiction.
  • The Easyway live seminars, which can be taken "in the room" or via Zoom, comprise of a live presentation of the method delivered by a former smoker who used the method to quit themselves.
  • Once that flawed belief system is fully understood, smokers can actually enjoy the process of getting free from smoking.
  • These updated NICE guidelines should encourage health care providers to adopt Allen Carr's Easyway to Stop Smoking Live Group Seminars as an effective option for those quitting smoking."