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Educational Publishers Obtain Preliminary Injunction Against 63 Illegal eBook Websites that Use Online Ads to Sell Pirated Content

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:56pm

This is the third suit since November 2019 that EPEG publishers have brought against pirate eBook websites, and the third time they have successfully obtained a Preliminary Injunction.

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  • This is the third suit since November 2019 that EPEG publishers have brought against pirate eBook websites, and the third time they have successfully obtained a Preliminary Injunction.
  • The current case also involves the use of similar ads by some of the pirate websites on Microsoft's Bing search engine.
  • The use of ads to sell infringing content runs counter to Google's and Microsoft's own policies and has led to an infestation of pirated eBooks for sale online.
  • "Once again, the Court has shown that illegal behavior doesn't pay for the operators of these pirate websites.

iQIYI Expands Highly-Acclaimed Mist Theater with Launch of "Sisyphus"

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:20pm

BEIJING, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, has expanded its highly-acclaimed Mist Theater, with the release of season 1 of Sisyphus on September 2.

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  • BEIJING, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, has expanded its highly-acclaimed Mist Theater, with the release of season 1 of Sisyphus on September 2.
  • Produced by iQIYI and co-produced by Give Me Five, a Beijing-based media company, the 12-episode Sisyphus is the fourth suspense thriller released as part of its Mist Theater.
  • Sisyphus tells the story of Zhang Haifeng, a former police captain, who becomes involved in a serial murder case following the bizarre death of his only daughter.
  • Zhang finds himself in a cat-and-mouse battle of wits with the main suspect as he attempts to unveil the truth.

DGAP-News: Delivery Hero strengthens its global footprint and acquires Glovo's operations in Latin America

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 5:02pm

Delivery Hero strengthens its position in Latin America, adding Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Honduras and Guatemala to its current footprint, and further expanding its existing operations in Argentina, Panama and the Dominican Republic

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  • Delivery Hero strengthens its position in Latin America, adding Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Honduras and Guatemala to its current footprint, and further expanding its existing operations in Argentina, Panama and the Dominican Republic
    Berlin, 16 September 2020 - Delivery Hero SE ("Delivery Hero"), the world's leading local delivery platform, today announced it was entering into an agreement with Glovo, an on-demand delivery start-up, to acquire its operations in Latin America for up to EUR 230 million, including a EUR 60 million performance-based earn-out.
  • Out of these countries, Delivery Hero is already present in Argentina, Panama and the Dominican Republic, and the newly acquired assets in these markets will be transferred to Delivery Hero at closing.
  • With the acquisition of Glovo's operations in Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Honduras and Guatemala, Delivery Hero adds five new countries to its Latin American footprint.
  • Niklas stberg, CEO and Co-Founder of Delivery Hero, said: "Latin America is a region with exceptional growth potential for online delivery.

Physician's Computer Company Wins Award for Best Specialty EMR

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

Best in KLAS winners set the standard of excellence in their market segment.

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  • Best in KLAS winners set the standard of excellence in their market segment.
  • Earning a Best in KLAS award should both excite and humble the recipients.
  • It serves as a signal to providers that they should expect only the best from the winning vendors."
  • PCC (Physician's Computer Company) is a privately held, independent software solutions firm with over 30 years of industry experience working exclusively to meet the needs of independent pediatricians.

Nathan’s Famous Launches Kitopi Partnership to Bring Nathan’s Famous to All of Dubai via Delivery

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:43pm

Partnering with Kitopi earlier this year, Nathans has officially launched its partnership to Dubai with the plans to expand to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi within the next six months.

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  • Partnering with Kitopi earlier this year, Nathans has officially launched its partnership to Dubai with the plans to expand to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi within the next six months.
  • "This partnership with Kitopi gives Nathans Famous an exciting position in the Gulf Region, allowing us to expand our service and offer the flavor of New York to everyone in Dubai," states James Walker, Senior Vice President, Restaurants.
  • Customers in Dubai can order menu items from Nathans Famous classic hot dog to its new hand-dipped chicken sandwiches through the following restaurant delivery platforms: Zomato, Deliveroo, Careem and Talabat.
  • Founded in January 2018, Kitopi is dually headquartered in New York and Dubai, and has more than 1500 employees.

Nextdoor and We Are All Human Come Together to Support Hispanic-Owned Local Businesses During Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nextdoor announced a partnership with We Are All Human (WAAH) to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and provide ongoing resources to help Hispanic-owned local businesses thrive.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Nextdoor announced a partnership with We Are All Human (WAAH) to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and provide ongoing resources to help Hispanic-owned local businesses thrive.
  • "We are proud to partner with We Are All Human to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month," said Prakash Janakiraman, Co-Founder and Chief Architect of Nextdoor.
  • "Together we will empower neighbors across the United States to support their beloved Hispanic-owned local businesses, ultimately building stronger, more connected communities."
  • Nextdoor will support the mission of WAAH with pro-bono advertising and promotional opportunities throughout Hispanic Heritage Month.

HyreCar on Pace to Exceed One Million Rental Days in 2020

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

HyreCar Inc. (NASDAQ: HYRE), the carsharing marketplace for ridesharing and delivery, today announced that HyreCar is on pace to exceed One Million rental days in 2020.

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  • HyreCar Inc. (NASDAQ: HYRE), the carsharing marketplace for ridesharing and delivery, today announced that HyreCar is on pace to exceed One Million rental days in 2020.
  • One million rental days has always been one important target for this company and to be on track for this in 2020 is a positive sign for us, said Joe Furnari, CEO, of HyreCar.
  • HyreCar surveys show that driver demand for rideshare and delivery continue to rebound in the Southwest faster than any other region of the US.
  • Drivers are primarily using delivery services such as Postmates, Grubhub and UberEats for 70% of the time while in a rental.

TuneCore Continues International Expansion, Launches TuneCore Brazil and TuneCore Russia

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution service provider for independent artists today announced its continued international expansion with the launches of TuneCore Russia and TuneCore Brazil.

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  • BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution service provider for independent artists today announced its continued international expansion with the launches of TuneCore Russia and TuneCore Brazil.
  • In Russia, newly appointed Head of TuneCore Russia, Ivan Ivanov will partner with leading local music aggregator UMA as well as the #1 local digital music store, Yandex on behalf of TuneCore and its artists.
  • "I'm excited to join TuneCore Brazil, especially as digital music and streaming services continue to grow and invigorate the local music scene."
  • Other key market launches are being planned for the coming year as TuneCore continues its international expansion.

Rappi Streamlines Customer and Courier Onboarding with Jumio to Conquer Latin America

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:00pm

Rappi uses Jumio Identity Verification for RappiPay in Mexico and Peru, along with Jumio Document Verification and Jumio Screening to keep up with Mexicos ever-evolving regulations.

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  • Rappi uses Jumio Identity Verification for RappiPay in Mexico and Peru, along with Jumio Document Verification and Jumio Screening to keep up with Mexicos ever-evolving regulations.
  • In addition to Jumio Identity Verification, Rappi also uses Jumio Authentication in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil and Peru to unlock the true identities of its existing Rappi Tenderos couriers before assigning them new deliveries.
  • We are extremely proud to partner with Rappi and support their rapid expansion throughout Latin America, said Robert Prigge, Jumio CEO.
  • Based in Palo Alto, Jumio operates globally with offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific and has been the recipient of numerous awards for innovation.

Glory Star Signs API Platform Service Agreement with Ofpay

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

BEIJING, Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glory Star New Media Group Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: GSMG) (Glory Star or the Company), a leading mobile and online digital media and entertainment company in China, today announced that it has signed an API platform service agreement with Jiangsu Xiaoqi Oufei Technology Co., Ltd (Ofpay).

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  • BEIJING, Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glory Star New Media Group Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: GSMG) (Glory Star or the Company), a leading mobile and online digital media and entertainment company in China, today announced that it has signed an API platform service agreement with Jiangsu Xiaoqi Oufei Technology Co., Ltd (Ofpay).
  • Ofpay is a subsidiary of Qitian Technology Group Co., Ltd. (SHE: 300061), a leading public company in Chinas technical services space.
  • As part of this agreement, CHEERS users will be able to interface with Ofpays telecommunications payment business and vehicle owner services through CHEERS e-Mall platform.
  • Mr. Bing Zhang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Glory Star, commented, We are pleased to announce our cooperation with Ofpay and excited to provide our users with a broader array of services.