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Greenidge Generation Announces Comprehensive Expansion Plans

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:23pm

DRESDEN, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GREE) ("Greenidge") today announced new details regarding its plans to significantly expand beyond its current site in the State of New York.

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  • DRESDEN, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Greenidge Generation Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: GREE) ("Greenidge") today announced new details regarding its plans to significantly expand beyond its current site in the State of New York.
  • The expansion plans announced today, once developed, would provide Greenidge with the redundancy to absorb Dresden's current and planned mining capacity at other locations, if necessary.
  • Greenidge intends to finance its expansion plans with cash on hand, including the proceeds of its recent $55.2 million senior notes offering, as well as operating cash flow.
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Ah-choo! More Northwest Residents Feel Comfortable Taking Sick Days Now Compared to Before the Pandemic

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:46pm

According to PEMCO Insurances latest poll, two out of three Northwest residents say they feel more comfortable calling in sick to work now compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • According to PEMCO Insurances latest poll, two out of three Northwest residents say they feel more comfortable calling in sick to work now compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The PEMCO poll found that 65% of residents in Seattle and 63% of Portland residents say that compared to pre-pandemic times, theyre at least somewhat or much more likely to use their sick days now when theyre feeling under the weather or their child is home sick.
  • In addition, three-quarters (76%) of residents say that because of the pandemic, theyll make more of an effort to stay away from other people who are sick.
  • But any guilt associated with missing work to cash in a sick day seems to have been a generational dilemma.

David Hall, Founder of Velodyne Lidar, Announces Intent to Nominate Highly-Qualified Director Candidates for Election at the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

In my view, the only way to turn around Velodyne Lidar is to rid the Board of its seemingly self-interested and underqualified members.

Key Points: 
  • In my view, the only way to turn around Velodyne Lidar is to rid the Board of its seemingly self-interested and underqualified members.
  • As the Companys largest stockholder, I will not allow Velodyne Lidar to continue to stagnate under current leadership, which is why I intend to nominate two highly-qualified director candidates for election to Velodyne Lidars Board at the Companys 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to replace Messrs. Dee and Thomas.
  • Thankfully, stockholders will have an opportunity at the 2022 Annual Meeting to elect new directors with corporate governance and technology experience to Velodyne Lidars Board.
  • I look forward to continuing actively engaging with my fellow stockholders and Company leadership in the months leading up to Velodyne Lidars 2022 Annual Meeting.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. News Release

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 9:05pm

Susan A. Buffett and Christopher C. Davis have each been elected to the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Ms. Buffett is the Chairman of the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation and the Chairman of the Sherwood Foundation, each of which is a private, grant-making foundation based in Omaha, NE.

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  • Susan A. Buffett and Christopher C. Davis have each been elected to the Board of Directors of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Ms. Buffett is the Chairman of the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation and the Chairman of the Sherwood Foundation, each of which is a private, grant-making foundation based in Omaha, NE.
  • Mr. Davis is Chairman of Davis Select Advisors, an investment management firm that oversees over $25 billion in assets.
  • Berkshire Hathaway and its subsidiaries engage in diverse business activities including insurance and reinsurance, utilities and energy, freight rail transportation, manufacturing, retailing and services.
  • Common stock of the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, trading symbols BRK.A and BRK.B.

Leveraging Disabilities in the Workplace

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:15pm

"Yet only 31 percent of people with disabilities in the U.S. are employed compared to 75 percent of people without disabilities."

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  • "Yet only 31 percent of people with disabilities in the U.S. are employed compared to 75 percent of people without disabilities."
  • Common unseen disabilities include autism spectrum disorder, diabetes, ADHD, dyslexia, learning differences, memory issues, chronic pain or fatigue,and disabilities related to mental health.
  • Somereasons whycompaniesdon'tleveragetalent, according to the American Association of People with Disabilities and Disability:IN ,are based ona lack ofunderstanding.
  • Employers often underestimate the depth of the available talent pooland thepotential benefits people with disabilities bring to the workplace.

Digital Ally Awarded Notable Order for In-Car and Body-Worn Cameras

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:25pm

Lenexa, KS, Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY) (the “Company”), which develops, manufactures, and markets advanced video recording products and other critical safety products for law enforcement, emergency management, fleet safety, and security for venues and events, today announced it has received a notable upgrade order from the Columbus Police Department (NE) for twenty (20) EVO-HD in-car systems and thirty (30) FirstVu HD body-worn cameras hosted on the EVO Web evidence management solution. This order has been purchased via the Company’s subscription payment program.

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  • Therefore, actual results could differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained in this Release, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.
  • We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
  • A wide variety of factors could cause or contribute to such differences and could adversely impact revenues, profitability, cash flows and capital needs.
  • There can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements contained in this document will, in fact, transpire or prove to be accurate.

SOL Global Investments Corp. Launches Substantial Issuer Bid and Mails Offer Documents to Shareholders

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

As a result, SOL Global shareholders who tender their Common Shares will set the purchase price for the Offer.

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  • As a result, SOL Global shareholders who tender their Common Shares will set the purchase price for the Offer.
  • Common Shares deposited at or below the purchase price as finally determined by SOL Global will be purchased at such purchase price.
  • Shareholders should carefully read the Offer Documents prior to making a decision with respect to the Offer.
  • SOL Global has also filed with securities commissions an application for exemptive relief to allow it to extend the Offer, as described in the Offer Documents.

The Beauty Health Company Reminds Investors of Redemption of Public Warrants

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 9:01pm

As previously announced on October 4, 2021, the Company provided notice to the holders of Public Warrants that such Public Warrants will be redeemed on November 3, 2021 in accordance with their terms.

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  • As previously announced on October 4, 2021, the Company provided notice to the holders of Public Warrants that such Public Warrants will be redeemed on November 3, 2021 in accordance with their terms.
  • Holders of the Public Warrants have until 5:00 p.m. New York City time on November 3, 2021 to exercise their Public Warrants.
  • As a courtesy, the Company would like to remind any remaining holders of Public Warrants that if any of the remaining approximately 8.47 million Public Warrants are not exercised prior to 5:00 p.m. New York City time on November 3, 2021, such unexercised Public Warrants will be void and no longer exercisable, and the holders of those Public Warrants will be entitled to receive only the redemption price of $0.10 per Public Warrant.
  • None of the Company, its board of directors or employees has made or is making any representation or recommendation to any holder of the Public Warrants as to whether to exercise or refrain from exercising any Public Warrants.

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. and Capstead Mortgage Corporation Announce Completion of Merger

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

After the close of trading on October 18, 2021, Capstead ceased to be publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

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  • After the close of trading on October 18, 2021, Capstead ceased to be publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
  • FBRT will pay cash in lieu of any fractional shares of FBRT Common Stock that would otherwise have been received as a result of the merger.
  • Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, three former Capstead independent directors, Pat Augustine, Michelle Goolsby and Gary Keiser, were appointed to FBRTs Board of Directors.
  • Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC served as financial advisor and Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP served as legal advisor to Capstead.

Franklin BSP Realty Trust, Inc. and Capstead Mortgage Corporation Announce Completion of Merger

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

After the close of trading on October 18, 2021, Capstead ceased to be publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Key Points: 
  • After the close of trading on October 18, 2021, Capstead ceased to be publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
  • FBRT will pay cash in lieu of any fractional shares of FBRT Common Stock that would otherwise have been received as a result of the merger.
  • Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, three former Capstead independent directors, Pat Augustine, Michelle Goolsby and Gary Keiser, were appointed to FBRTs Board of Directors.
  • Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC served as financial advisor and Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP served as legal advisor to Capstead.