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SECU Foundation Renews Support of Lead for North Carolina with $1 Million Grant

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Friday, July 19, 2024

RALEIGH, N.C., July 19, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SECU Foundation has announced its renewed support of Lead for North Carolina (LFNC), a post-graduate fellowship program at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill School of Government .

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., July 19, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SECU Foundation has announced its renewed support of Lead for North Carolina (LFNC), a post-graduate fellowship program at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill School of Government .
  • Lead for North Carolina was the Foundation’s first venture in education funding for graduate students, helping UNC School of Government launch its pilot in 2019.
  • “Lead for North Carolina is an incredible program, and we couldn’t be more pleased to champion the efforts of the UNC School of Government with our grant,” said SECU Foundation Board Member Mona Moon.
  • Since 2004, SECU Foundation has made a collective financial commitment of over $258 million for initiatives to benefit North Carolinians statewide.

Shuttle Pharma’s Selective HDAC Inhibitor Exhibits ATM Activation and Modulation of ER Expression Resulting in Substantial Growth Inhibition of Estrogen Receptor Positive Breast Cancer Cells, as Reported in PLOS ONE

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Friday, July 19, 2024

SP-1-303, initially discovered and synthesized in Shuttle Pharma’s laboratories by Dr. Grindrod, is one of the Company’s pre-clinical selective Class I HDAC inhibitors.

Key Points: 
  • SP-1-303, initially discovered and synthesized in Shuttle Pharma’s laboratories by Dr. Grindrod, is one of the Company’s pre-clinical selective Class I HDAC inhibitors.
  • Histone deacetylase inhibitors sensitize cancers to the effects of radiation, protect normal tissues from radiation injury and activate the immune system.
  • SP-1-303 is a selective Class I HDAC inhibitor that inhibits HDAC1, 3 and 6 and has direct cellular toxicity in ER + BC.
  • Furthermore, SP-1-303 increases the PD-L1 expression level in a time-dependent manner, supporting combination of SP-1-303 with an immune checkpoint blocker to enhance the therapeutic benefits.

Hyosung TNS appoints Bryan Choi as CEO

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Friday, July 19, 2024

Hyosung TNS Inc. (parent company of Hyosung Americas), a global industry-leading innovator of financial technology, announces the appointment of Bryan Choi as CEO.

Key Points: 
  • Hyosung TNS Inc. (parent company of Hyosung Americas), a global industry-leading innovator of financial technology, announces the appointment of Bryan Choi as CEO.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240719488451/en/
    Bryan Choi has been named CEO of Hyosung TNS, the parent company for Irving, Texas-based Hyosung Americas.
  • The Hyosung Corporation stated, “We expect Hyosung TNS to take another leap forward under the leadership of CEO Choi.
  • With solutions deployed in 51 countries, Hyosung TNS has garnered the market leading position in countries such as South Korea, the United States, and Indonesia.

Euronet Worldwide Reports Second Quarter 2024 Financial Results

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Friday, July 19, 2024

LEAWOOD, Kan., July 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (“Euronet” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, reports second quarter 2024 financial results.

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  • LEAWOOD, Kan., July 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (“Euronet” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, reports second quarter 2024 financial results.
  • Euronet reports the following consolidated results for the second quarter 2024 compared with the same period of 2023:
    Operating income of $134.3 million, a 10% increase from $122.6 million (12% increase on a constant currency basis).
  • The EFT Processing Segment reports the following results for the second quarter 2024 compared with the same period or date in 2023:
    Operating income of $79.9 million, a 16% increase from $69.1 million (19% increase on a constant currency basis).
  • To listen to the call via telephone please register at Euronet Worldwide Second Quarter 2024 Earnings Call .

Independent Bank Corp. Reports Second Quarter Net Income of $51.3 Million

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Independent Bank Corp. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INDB), parent of Rockland Trust Company, today announced 2024 second quarter net income of $51.3 million, or $1.21 per diluted share, compared to 2024 first quarter net income of $47.8 million, or $1.12 per diluted share.

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  • Independent Bank Corp. (Nasdaq Global Select Market: INDB), parent of Rockland Trust Company, today announced 2024 second quarter net income of $51.3 million, or $1.21 per diluted share, compared to 2024 first quarter net income of $47.8 million, or $1.12 per diluted share.
  • The total cost of deposits for the second quarter increased 17 basis points to 1.65% compared to the prior quarter.
  • Net interest income for the second quarter of 2024 increased slightly to $137.9 million as compared to $137.4 million for the prior quarter, due to modest loan growth and a slightly improved net interest margin.
  • Noninterest income of $32.3 million for the second quarter of 2024 represented an increase of $2.4 million, or 8.0%, as compared to the prior quarter.

SmartMetric Points to Consumer Research That Shows Up to 86% of Consumers Are Interested in Using Biometric Technology to Verify Identity and Make Payments

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

The biometric payment cards market is growing because consumers use biometrics to unlock mobile phones, and desire to have a biometric sensor for easy payment processing.

Key Points: 
  • The biometric payment cards market is growing because consumers use biometrics to unlock mobile phones, and desire to have a biometric sensor for easy payment processing.
  • According to Visa, amongst the surveyed American consumers in 2017, 65.0% of the consumers were familiar with biometrics, and almost 86.0% of the consumers were interested in making use of biometrics to verify identity and make payments.
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    The global biometric payment cards market size was valued at USD 74.4 million in 2021.
  • It has taken years of research and development to perfect the internal power system within the SmartMetric finger scan card.

Bybit Crypto Games: Cashback When You Spend on Sports with Bybit Card

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

DUBAI, UAE, July 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Bybit , the world's second-largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is thrilled to introduce the Crypto Games Card Cashback.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, UAE, July 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Bybit , the world's second-largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is thrilled to introduce the Crypto Games Card Cashback.
  • 18, 2024, through Aug. 11, 2024, offers enhanced benefits to users who explore the convenience and power of using their Bybit Card at sporting shops.
  • "The Bybit Card makes the key link between crypto and real-world spending," said Joan Han, director of sales and marketing.
  • This event is an exciting opportunity for Bybit users to maximize their spending power while enjoying the flexibility and security offered by the Bybit Card.

Bybit Crypto Games: Cashback When You Spend on Sports with Bybit Card

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

DUBAI, UAE, July 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Bybit , the world's second-largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is thrilled to introduce the Crypto Games Card Cashback.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, UAE, July 18, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Bybit , the world's second-largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is thrilled to introduce the Crypto Games Card Cashback.
  • 18, 2024, through Aug. 11, 2024, offers enhanced benefits to users who explore the convenience and power of using their Bybit Card at sporting shops.
  • "The Bybit Card makes the key link between crypto and real-world spending," said Joan Han, director of sales and marketing.
  • This event is an exciting opportunity for Bybit users to maximize their spending power while enjoying the flexibility and security offered by the Bybit Card.

Shanghai boosts payment convenience for elderly, foreign residents

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Thursday, July 18, 2024

Key actions include improving foreign card acceptance, enhancing cash withdrawal convenience, and optimizing mobile payment applications.

Key Points: 
  • Key actions include improving foreign card acceptance, enhancing cash withdrawal convenience, and optimizing mobile payment applications.
  • As of June 30, over 50,000 merchants and 70,000 terminals in Shanghai had supported foreign card payments.
  • Alipay, one of the most popular mobile payment platforms in China, has been instrumental in promoting mobile payment solutions for foreign residents.
  • Looking ahead, Chen noted that the Shanghai Head Office of the People's Bank of China will continue to enhance payment convenience in collaboration with various departments.

Brink’s Schedules Second-Quarter 2024 Earnings Release and Conference Call for August 7, 2024

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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

The conference call can be accessed by calling 888-349-0094 (in the U.S.) or 412-902-0124 (international).

Key Points: 
  • The conference call can be accessed by calling 888-349-0094 (in the U.S.) or 412-902-0124 (international).
  • Participants should join at least five minutes prior to the start of the call.
  • A replay of the call will be available through August 15th, 2024, at (877) 344-7529 (in the U.S.) or (412) 317-0088 (international).
  • A webcast replay will also be available on the Brink’s Investor Relations site in the Events section.