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iCAD’s ProFound AI for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Version 3.0 Receives CE Mark Approval

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

(NASDAQ: ICAD), a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions, today announced that ProFound AI Version 3.0 for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) received CE Mark approval.

Key Points: 
  • (NASDAQ: ICAD), a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions, today announced that ProFound AI Version 3.0 for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) received CE Mark approval.
  • Built with the latest in deep-learning technology, ProFound AI for DBT Version 3.0 rapidly analyzes each tomosynthesis image, detecting malignant soft tissue densities and calcifications with unrivaled accuracy.
  • Since obtaining CE Mark certification with our first generation of this technology in July 2019, ProFound AI has been installed in a growing number of medical imaging centers across Europe.
  • ProFound AI is fully in line with this desire to constantly improve radiologists abilities to detect breast cancer as early as possible.

Study Finds Less Risk of COVID-19 Contraction at Festivals Than General Population

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

This survey was the first large scale survey of its kind and Donnie Disco Presents and JobSiteCare will continue to poll future concert attendees.

Key Points: 
  • This survey was the first large scale survey of its kind and Donnie Disco Presents and JobSiteCare will continue to poll future concert attendees.
  • The last year has been devastating to the entire entertainment ecosystem, especially events, concerts and festivals, with some estimates that show a loss of $30 billion for 2020, said Disco Donnie.
  • Donnie Disco Presents emailed the survey via Google survey to a list of approximately 10,000 ticket buyers.
  • At JobSiteCare we are on a mission to create safe workplaces and deliver great healthcare on the job.

Businesses face tipping point as Covid-19 and Brexit fuel concerns over barriers to international commerce

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 11:04am

These issues are acutely felt by small businesses, who are more hesitant than their enterprise counterparts to start making international payments (38% vs 10%).

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  • These issues are acutely felt by small businesses, who are more hesitant than their enterprise counterparts to start making international payments (38% vs 10%).
  • For businesses of all sizes, priorities focus on keeping cash in and centred on survival rather than business transformation and digital acceleration.
  • This figure drops to 52% for smaller businesses who are less likely to have sufficient reserves to make these changes.
  • Decision-makers tend to use more than one method to manage cashflow, with 37% of small businesses still using manual calculations on Excel.

Dresner Advisory Services Launches 2021 Real Business Intelligence® Conference

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:45pm

NASHUA, N.H., June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dresner Advisory Services today announced the 2021 Real Business Intelligence conference.

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  • NASHUA, N.H., June 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dresner Advisory Services today announced the 2021 Real Business Intelligence conference.
  • The 2021 Real Business Intelligence Conference will be held online on September 21-22.
  • Dresner Advisory analysts as well as members of the Real BI user steering committee will also have active roles within the conference, moderating roundtable discussions, leading Q&A sessions, and providing a broader real world perspective on the topics at hand.
  • Dresner Advisory Services was formed by Howard Dresner, an independent analyst, author, lecturer, and business adviser.Dresner Advisory Services, LLC focuses on creating and sharing thought leadership for Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, data science and machine learning, enterprise planning and end user data preparation.

iCAD Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Sectra

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

(NASDAQ: ICAD), a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions, today announced it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Sectra, an international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company.

Key Points: 
  • (NASDAQ: ICAD), a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions, today announced it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Sectra, an international medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company.
  • Through this agreement, ProFound AI and ProFound AI Risk will be offered through the Sectra Amplifier Marketplace, which will expand their access to more facilities and imaging centers worldwide.
  • With iCADs tools deeply embedded in the Sectra diagnostic workspace, we provide our radiologists with enhanced diagnostic confidence for breast imaging reading, said Nynke Breimer, Global Product Manager AI Radiology, Sectra.
  • Headquartered in Nashua, NH, iCAD is a global medical technology leader providing innovative cancer detection and therapy solutions.

Dresner Advisory Services Publishes 2021 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study

Thursday, June 3, 2021 - 1:45pm

NASHUA, N.H., June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dresner Advisory Services today published the 2021 Flagship Business Intelligence Market Study, part of its Wisdom of Crowds series of research.

Key Points: 
  • NASHUA, N.H., June 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dresner Advisory Services today published the 2021 Flagship Business Intelligence Market Study, part of its Wisdom of Crowds series of research.
  • The 12th edition Flagship Business Intelligence Market Study is the companys broad assessment of the business intelligence (BI) market, providing a comprehensive look at key user trends, attitudes, and intentions.
  • In 2021, as seen throughout the 12-year history of our study, the general goal of better decision making remains the top objective for business intelligence, said Jim Ericson, research director at Dresner Advisory Services.
  • Dresner Advisory Services was formed by Howard Dresner, an independent analyst, author, lecturer, and business adviser.Dresner Advisory Services, LLC focuses on creating and sharing thought leadership for Business Intelligence (BI), Performance Management, and related areas.

Sprague Resources LP Announces Sale of Interest in General Partner

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 1:10pm

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprague Resources LP (Sprague or the Partnership) (NYSE: SRLP) announced that today Sprague HP Holdings, LLC (Buyer), acquired from Sprague Resources Holdings LLC (Sprague Holdings) 100% of the limited liability company interests of Sprague Resources GP LLC (the General Partner), the general partner of Sprague; all of Sprague Holdings common units; and, all of the Partnerships Incentive Distribution Rights.

Key Points: 
  • PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprague Resources LP (Sprague or the Partnership) (NYSE: SRLP) announced that today Sprague HP Holdings, LLC (Buyer), acquired from Sprague Resources Holdings LLC (Sprague Holdings) 100% of the limited liability company interests of Sprague Resources GP LLC (the General Partner), the general partner of Sprague; all of Sprague Holdings common units; and, all of the Partnerships Incentive Distribution Rights.
  • The Buyer and its affiliates now collectively hold approximately 74.5% of the Partnerships outstanding common units.
  • Sprague Resources LP is engaged in the purchase, storage, distribution and sale of refined petroleum products and natural gas.
  • More information concerning Sprague can be found at www.spragueenergy.com .

Hartree Partners Completes Purchase of Controlling Interest in Sprague Resources

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 1:10pm

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprague Resources LP (SRLP) (Sprague) and Hartree Partners, LP (Hartree) announced today that affiliates of Hartree have closed the purchase of the general partner interest, the incentive distribution rights and all of the common units representing limited partner interests (Common Units) that a subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc. (Axel Johnson) had held in Sprague.

Key Points: 
  • PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprague Resources LP (SRLP) (Sprague) and Hartree Partners, LP (Hartree) announced today that affiliates of Hartree have closed the purchase of the general partner interest, the incentive distribution rights and all of the common units representing limited partner interests (Common Units) that a subsidiary of Axel Johnson Inc. (Axel Johnson) had held in Sprague.
  • The aggregate purchase price paid by Hartree to Axel Johnson was $290.0 million, consisting of (i) approximately $265.0 million attributable to the purchase of 16,058,484 Common Units, and (ii) approximately $25.0 million attributable to the general partner interest and incentive distribution rights.
  • Sprague Resources LPis a master limited partnership engaged in the purchase, storage, distribution and sale of refined petroleum products and natural gas.
  • Hartree is jointly owned by its senior management and certain funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
    Intrepid Partners, LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor to Axel Johnson.

David J. Aldrich Joins the Allegro MicroSystems Board of Directors

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 9:01pm

MANCHESTER, N.H., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. (Allegro), a global leader in sensing and power semiconductor technology, today announced the appointment of David J. Aldrich to its board of directors and Audit Committee, effective immediately.

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  • MANCHESTER, N.H., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. (Allegro), a global leader in sensing and power semiconductor technology, today announced the appointment of David J. Aldrich to its board of directors and Audit Committee, effective immediately.
  • We are pleased to welcome Dave to our board of directors and Audit Committee, said Ravi Vig, President and CEO of Allegro MicroSystems.
  • This is an exciting time to be joining the board of directors of Allegro, said Aldrich.
  • Aldrich currently serves on the board of directors of indie Semiconductor, an automotive semiconductor and software innovator, as well as Belden, a publicly traded provider of end-to-end signal transmission solutions.

Insurance Industry Leaders Convene at Bottomline Legal Spend Management Customer Insights Exchange

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bottomline (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leading provider of financial technology that makes complex business payments simple, smart and secure, today announced the successful close of its Legal Spend Management (LSM) Customer Insights Exchange.

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  • PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bottomline (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leading provider of financial technology that makes complex business payments simple, smart and secure, today announced the successful close of its Legal Spend Management (LSM) Customer Insights Exchange.
  • Solutions include claims litigation vendor management, legal eBilling and legal bill review for property and casualty claims, and legal eBilling for self-insured and third-party administrators.
  • The Customer Insights Exchange creates a forum for Bottomlines customers to discuss industry developments, share best practices and collaborate with peers and the Bottomline team.
  • Customers are our partners and peers on the legal spend management journey, said John Kelly, General Manager, Legal Solutions, Bottomline.