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ANNOUNCING THE INDUCTEES TO THE 2023 AAF ADVERTISING HALL OF FAME

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Friday, December 2, 2022

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Advertising Federation (AAF) announced today the inductees for its 72nd Class of the Advertising Hall of Fame.  Seven individuals, along with Unilever, will be honored. These honorees were elected by the Advertising Hall of Fame Council of Judges and is the highest distinction in the industry. The announcement was celebrated during the Closing Bell Ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The American Advertising Federation (AAF) announced today the inductees for its 72nd Class of the Advertising Hall of Fame.
  • Commenting on this year's inductees, Ms. Everson said, "The AAF Advertising Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed by our industry.
  • "The Advertising Hall of Fame is the biggest night in advertising," said Steve Pacheco, President and CEO, American Advertising Federation.
  • The AAF operates a host of programs and initiatives, including Advertising Day on the Hill, the Advertising Hall of Fame, the Advertising Hall of Achievement, the American Advertising Awards, the National Student Advertising Competition, the Mosaic Awards, the Most Promising Multicultural Students Program and AdCamp for high school students.

The Blowout Feature Team Announces New Concept, a Novel Score Option for Gaming

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Once implemented by these brands, The Blowout Feature anticipates a significant boost in the profitability of the gaming industry.

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  • Once implemented by these brands, The Blowout Feature anticipates a significant boost in the profitability of the gaming industry.
  • The Blowout Feature can be easily added to any existing game to improve player satisfaction and increase customer retention rates.
  • "I constantly receive private messages from gamers asking when the Blowout Feature will be available on their favorite games," says Norwood.
  • Based in Madison, Wisconsin, The Blowout Feature's new concept is currently being prepared for roll-out across a number of existing video games.

Irish Supervisory Authority announces decision in Facebook “Data Scraping” inquiry

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

- Legal Reference: GDPR obligation for Data Protection by Design and Default (Article 25 GDPR).

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  • - Legal Reference: GDPR obligation for Data Protection by Design and Default (Article 25 GDPR).
  • Summary of the Decision
    Origin of the case
    The Irish Supervisory Authority, SA commenced this inquiry on 14 April 2021, on foot of media reports into the discovery of a collated dataset of Facebook personal data that had been made available on the internet.
  • The material issues in this inquiry concerned questions of compliance with the GDPR obligation for Data Protection by Design and Default.
  • For further information: Data Protection Commission announces decision in Facebook Data Scraping inquiry

Devs United Games Expands Globally Immersive Outdoor Experiences through AR / VR

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Korean startup Devs United Games is expanding globally after its successful launch of Real VR Fishing , the highly rated Oculus-delivered outdoor experience game.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Korean startup Devs United Games is expanding globally after its successful launch of Real VR Fishing , the highly rated Oculus-delivered outdoor experience game.
  • Devs United Games is publishing games that manifest the team's values; their games focus on creating resonating experiences, is family oriented, nonviolent, and enjoyable experiences.
  • Building on the success of Real VR Fishing, Devs United Games has plans for many more outdoor experiences that can be shared with friends and family from anywhere around the world.
  • As the AR / VR industry crosses the chasm from early adopters to the general public, Devs United Games' library of user-friendly games is poised to capture the attention of the widest base of users looking for social interaction and positive experiences.

Metaverse Business Analysis Report 2022: How Notable Enterprises and Startups are Developing the Building Blocks of the Metaverse with their Technological Prowess

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

DUBLIN, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Metaverse Meets Business - Creating Value in the Alternative Digital World" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Metaverse Meets Business - Creating Value in the Alternative Digital World" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The metaverse is a virtual or digital realm in which people can interact with one another.
  • The report examines how notable enterprises and startups are developing the building blocks of the metaverse with their technological prowess to make this ecosystem a reality.
  • Innovations: presents real-world innovation use cases and examples related to the metaverse by companies as well as startups across multiple sectors.

Informa Tech’s Inaugural Media & Entertainment Leaders Summit Welcomes 250 Television and Streaming Industry Changemakers

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The inaugural Media and Entertainment Leaders Summit (MELS) from Informa Tech properties Omdia, Digital TV Europe and Television Business International assembled 250 media, tech and entertainment changemakers at Church House Westminster in London on 16 November for a full-day event to incubate what it takes to win at the critical intersection of content, technology and strategy.

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  • The inaugural Media and Entertainment Leaders Summit (MELS) from Informa Tech properties Omdia, Digital TV Europe and Television Business International assembled 250 media, tech and entertainment changemakers at Church House Westminster in London on 16 November for a full-day event to incubate what it takes to win at the critical intersection of content, technology and strategy.
  • MELS saw these television and streaming industry leaders come together to discuss and share their experience, knowledge, and ideas on topics such as FAST channels, the future of sports, live-streaming, production, TV-as-an-app, and super-aggregation.
  • The aim of the Media and Entertainment Leaders Summit was to bring in the room thought leaders across the M&E industry in an intimate event that allowed them to share ideas and connect between them.
  • All sessions from the 2022 Media and Entertainment Leaders Summit can continue to be viewed online; all those interested in virtual passes can still register online at https://tmt.knect365.com/media-entertainment-leaders-summit/ .

Suvrat Joshi Joins Veriff as Senior Vice President of Product

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Veriff, a global identity verification provider, today announced that Suvrat Joshi has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product. As a part of Veriff's senior leadership team, Joshi will be responsible for leading the company's product strategy and spearheading Veriff's next generation of product offerings to continue to support the evolving needs of Veriff's existing and new global customers.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Veriff , a global identity verification provider, today announced that Suvrat Joshi has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product.
  • As a part of Veriff's senior leadership team, Joshi will be responsible for leading the company's product strategy and spearheading Veriff's next generation of product offerings to continue to support the evolving needs of Veriff's existing and new global customers.
  • Joshi brings more than 20 years of product leadership experience to his new role at Veriff from his previous positions at Amazon, Dropbox, Facebook (Meta), Microsoft and Yahoo.
  • In his most recent role, he worked as a Chief Product Officer at FarEye, where he was responsible for accelerating the company's global product expansion.

Suvrat Joshi Joins Veriff as Senior Vice President of Product

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Veriff, a global identity verification provider, today announced that Suvrat Joshi has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product. As a part of Veriff's senior leadership team, Joshi will be responsible for leading the company's product strategy and spearheading Veriff's next generation of product offerings to continue to support the evolving needs of Veriff's existing and new global customers.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Veriff , a global identity verification provider, today announced that Suvrat Joshi has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Product.
  • As a part of Veriff's senior leadership team, Joshi will be responsible for leading the company's product strategy and spearheading Veriff's next generation of product offerings to continue to support the evolving needs of Veriff's existing and new global customers.
  • Joshi brings more than 20 years of product leadership experience to his new role at Veriff from his previous positions at Amazon, Dropbox, Facebook (Meta), Microsoft and Yahoo.
  • In his most recent role, he worked as a Chief Product Officer at FarEye, where he was responsible for accelerating the company's global product expansion.

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) Announces Signing of 200 MWac Arkansas Clean Power Project with Meta

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI), a leading renewable energy producer in the U.S., today announced the signing of a long-term renewable energy off-take agreement with Meta.

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI), a leading renewable energy producer in the U.S., today announced the signing of a long-term renewable energy off-take agreement with Meta.
  • TheLong Lake Project (Long Lake) will be a 200 megawatt (MWac) facility in Phillips County, Arkansas.
  • DESRI has executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Meta to provide energy and capacity for its growing energy needs in the region.
  • Long Lake is DESRI's first project in Arkansas and among the largest in the state.

Iceotope Study with Meta Reveals Efficiency of Precision Immersion Liquid Cooling for High-Density Storage Drives

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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The hard drive systems supplied in a rack form factor in chassis drawers are an ideal fit for precision immersion cooling technology.

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  • The hard drive systems supplied in a rack form factor in chassis drawers are an ideal fit for precision immersion cooling technology.
  • The study demonstrated that liquid cooling for high-density storage successfully cools the drives at a lower, more consistent temperature for fewer drive failures, lower TCO and improved ESG compliance.
  • The study showcases an air-cooled, high-density storage system re-engineered to utilise single-phase immersion cooling.
  • The liquid cooling system tested was an Iceotope precision immersion liquid cooling system - the air-cooled version was modified with the addition of a dedicated dielectric loop connected to a liquid-to-liquid heat exchanger and pump.