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S!NG Launches Free NFT-ready App for Creators

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

S!NG , a developer of tools that allow creators to control distribution and monetize their work, today launched the worlds first free mobile application designed to instantly mint NFTs to sell or license online.

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  • S!NG , a developer of tools that allow creators to control distribution and monetize their work, today launched the worlds first free mobile application designed to instantly mint NFTs to sell or license online.
  • Creators will have the ability to monetize directly with fans in a way thats never been possible before now.
  • The app is free to download for iOS , and can be used with no experience in Blockchain or NFT technology.
  • The S!NG app is powered by the Ethereum blockchain, a powerful technology that time stamps and verifies original ownership of a file, even after its been shared.

News Corp to Participate in Deutsche Bank 29th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 9:15pm

News Corp announced today that Tracey Fellows, President for Global Digital Real Estate for News Corp, and David Doctorow, Chief Executive for Move, Inc., will participate in Deutsche Bank 29th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on March 10, 2021.

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  • News Corp announced today that Tracey Fellows, President for Global Digital Real Estate for News Corp, and David Doctorow, Chief Executive for Move, Inc., will participate in Deutsche Bank 29th Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference on March 10, 2021.
  • To listen to a live webcast, please visit the News Corp website at https://newscorp.com/investor-relations-2/presentations/ .
  • A replay of the webcast is expected to be available at the same location for a period of time following the conference.
  • The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: digital real estate services, subscription video services in Australia, news and information services and book publishing.

A Thousand Brains, a new book by Jeff Hawkins, introduces a novel theory of intelligence with implications for AI and for the future of humanity

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:00pm

Finally, in Part 3, Hawkins describes how a deep understanding of intelligence and AI will affect the future of humanity.

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  • Finally, in Part 3, Hawkins describes how a deep understanding of intelligence and AI will affect the future of humanity.
  • "Jeff Hawkins book is that rare beast: A new theory about one of the oldest mysteries, the mystery of intelligence.
  • Co-founded in 2005 by technologist and scientist Jeff Hawkins , Numenta has developed a theory of cortical function, called the Thousand Brains Theory of Intelligence.
  • Hawkins book, A Thousand Brains , details the discoveries that led to the theory and its potential impact on Artificial Intelligence.

Nebraska Book Holdings, Inc. Announces 1-for-1,000 Reverse Stock Split

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 3:14pm

The reverse stock split will affect all holders of common stock uniformly and will not alter any stockholder's percentage ownership interest in NBC, except to the extent that the reverse stock split would result in a stockholder owning a fractional share.

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  • The reverse stock split will affect all holders of common stock uniformly and will not alter any stockholder's percentage ownership interest in NBC, except to the extent that the reverse stock split would result in a stockholder owning a fractional share.
  • Any fractional shares of common stock resulting from the reverse stock split will be paid in cash, based on a valuation of $2,120.00 per post-split share.
  • The 1-for-1,000 reverse stock split will reduce the number of outstanding shares of the company's common stock from approximately 790,000 shares to approximately 790 shares.
  • NBC will effect the reverse stock split by filing an amendment to its certificate of incorporation reflecting the approved split ratio and the reduction in the number of authorized shares, but the reverse stock split may be abandoned by the Board at any time prior to effectiveness, in its discretion.

Read Across America Day: Join The #AdventureTedChallenge and Childhood Cancer Society Send A Child to Disney

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:46pm

On Read Across America Day, March 2, 2021, Childhood Cancer Society is thrilled to launch The #AdventureTedChallenge to encourage literacy and positivity, while surprising families battling childhood cancer with an all-expense paid VIP Disney/Universal Theme Park Vacation at Give Kids the World Village !

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  • On Read Across America Day, March 2, 2021, Childhood Cancer Society is thrilled to launch The #AdventureTedChallenge to encourage literacy and positivity, while surprising families battling childhood cancer with an all-expense paid VIP Disney/Universal Theme Park Vacation at Give Kids the World Village !
  • To join in the fun, participants must follow the @AdventureTed.Official & @ChildhoodCancerSociety Facebook Pages.
  • Once the challenge is complete, Childhood Cancer Society will announce the Wish Grant Recipients on their pages!
  • Wish grant recipients are determined at the full and sole discretion of Childhood Cancer Societys wish granting committee.

CMG Chief: 'Ancient Chinese Literature' TV Show Reveals Nation's Soul

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 3:05pm

The new hit television show "Ancient Chinese Literature" has promoted traditional Chinese culture and did well in telling Chinese stories to the world, said Shen Haixiong, the president of China Media Group (CMG) on Monday.

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  • The new hit television show "Ancient Chinese Literature" has promoted traditional Chinese culture and did well in telling Chinese stories to the world, said Shen Haixiong, the president of China Media Group (CMG) on Monday.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005624/en/
    The CMG production interprets ancient Chinese books and brings classics to life with short stage plays.
  • CMG has paid special attention to promoting ancient culture through a number of productions such as "Everlasting Classics," "Chinese Poetry Conference" and "National Treasure."
  • "An excellent culture is the common language of mankind, and traditional Chinese classics are a unique source for telling Chinese stories well," Shen wrote.

Mouser Electronics Releases New Intelligent Revolution eBook Examining AI in Humanitarian Applications

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

Mouser Electronics Inc. today released Artificial Intelligence: Improving Harvests and the Human Experience , the third eBook from The Intelligent Revolution series.

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  • Mouser Electronics Inc. today released Artificial Intelligence: Improving Harvests and the Human Experience , the third eBook from The Intelligent Revolution series.
  • The new eBook examines fascinating new uses for artificial intelligence (AI) in farming and other specialised applications targeting the human experience.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005097/en/
    Mouser Electronics announces the third eBook from The Intelligent Revolution series, which examines fascinating new uses for AI in farming and other applications to improve the human experience.
  • Mouser and Mouser Electronics are registered trademarks of Mouser Electronics, Inc. All other products, logos, and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Tchintcia Barros Joins Boston Trust Walden as a Portfolio Manager

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 1:13pm

BOSTON, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Boston Trust Walden Company is pleased to announce that Tchintcia Barros has joined the firm.

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  • BOSTON, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Boston Trust Walden Company is pleased to announce that Tchintcia Barros has joined the firm.
  • On March 2, 2021, Mr. Amyouny, Ms. Barros, and Mr. Zagata will be added to the portfolio management team of the Boston Trust Walden Equity Fund (WSEFX), and Mr. Amyouny, Ms. Barros, and Mr. Cameron will be added to the portfolio management team of the Boston Trust Walden Balanced Fund (WSBFX).
  • Boston Trust Walden Inc. is a registered investment adviser and a wholly owned subsidiary of Boston Trust Walden Company.
  • AUM includes assets managed by Boston Trust Walden Company and its wholly owned investment adviser subsidiary, Boston Trust Walden Inc.

Global E-Book Market Report 2021: Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts 2020-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 8:26am

The "E- Book Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "E- Book Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global e-book market is fragmented with many independent authors and publishers, while certain players account for a majority share in the market.
  • Amazon's KDP, Apple's iBooks Author, among others hold a dominant share in the global e-books market.
  • Key players in the market adopt strategies such as joint-ventures and partnerships with small and regional publishers to gain higher market shares.

News Corp to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:15pm

News Corp announced today that Chief Executive Robert Thomson will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

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  • News Corp announced today that Chief Executive Robert Thomson will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
  • To listen to the live webcast, please visit the News Corp website at https://newscorp.com/investor-relations-2/presentations/ .
  • A replay of the webcast is expected to be available at the same location for a period of time following the conference.
  • News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content and other products and services.