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Topps’ DigiCon 2020 to Celebrate Collector Fandom Across Sports and Entertainment with First Virtual Convention

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 3:00pm

The Topps Company announced DigiCon 2020 today, the first virtual convention celebrating collector fandom across all Topps Digital Apps .

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  • The Topps Company announced DigiCon 2020 today, the first virtual convention celebrating collector fandom across all Topps Digital Apps .
  • by Topps, Topps KICK Football Card Trader, Star Wars: Card Trader by Topps, Topps MLB BUNT, Topps WWE SLAM: Card Trader, Topps NHL SKATE, The Walking Dead: Card Trader and Topps Garbage Pail Kids NFTs.
  • For more information on DigiCon 2020 and Topps Digital, visit the Topps App's website , follow on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #DigiCon2020, and follow the official Topps DigiCast Twitch channel for alerts when DigiCon 2020 goes live.
  • Topps digital trading card apps portfolio, which has been a hit with millions of fans around the world, currently includes Topps BUNT, TOPPS KICK, Star Wars: Card Trader by Topps, Topps WWE SLAM: Card Trader, Topps NHL SKATE, The Walking Dead: Card Trader, Marvel Collect!

Easterseals Disability Film Challenge: Home Edition Winners Announced at a Star-Studded Awards Ceremony

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 2:00pm

The disability community makes up nearly 25 percent of the U.S. population, but is only seen in less than 3 percent of on-screen roles.

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  • The disability community makes up nearly 25 percent of the U.S. population, but is only seen in less than 3 percent of on-screen roles.
  • Winners of the Film Challenge will receive a one-hour consulting opportunity with Gena Desclos, SVP Post Production HBO, Tiffany Smith-Anoai, EVP Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion West Coast ViacomCBS, and a diverse team of executives at NBCUniversal.
  • In 2017, Novicki joined forces with Easterseals Southern California the nations leading nonprofit supporting people and families with disabilities to expand the event, now known as the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge.
  • For more than 100 years, Easterseals has been an indispensable resource for individuals with developmental disabilities or other special needs and their families.

Rythmia Life Advancement Center Announces Sweeping Renovation of All Guest Rooms

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 3:10pm

Rythmia Life Advancement Center , the pioneering all-inclusive, medically-licensed luxury resort and wellness retreat, today announced that it has begun a room by room renovation of all guest suites.

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  • Rythmia Life Advancement Center , the pioneering all-inclusive, medically-licensed luxury resort and wellness retreat, today announced that it has begun a room by room renovation of all guest suites.
  • We have taken the time that the Covid pandemic has offered us to improve our guest experience by initiating an across the board remodel of all our guest rooms, stated Rythmia Founder, Gerry Powell.
  • Founded in 2015 by Gerard Powell, the Rythmia Life Advancement Center in Costa Rica is the largest all-inclusive, medically licensed luxury resort and wellness retreat in the world offering plant medicine and metaphysical teachings.
  • To learn more about Rythmia Life Advancement Center, please visit www.rythmia.com
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MANSCAPED™ Teams Up with Nitro Circus for Pastranaland Pit Bike Championship

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

Helmed by professional motorsports superstar Travis Pastrana, Nitro Circus has designated MANSCAPED the Official Electric Trimmer of Pastranaland Pit Bike Championship, a premier high-octane racing event airing nationwide this Saturday, August 15th, at 10 a.m. PDT on ESPN2.

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  • Helmed by professional motorsports superstar Travis Pastrana, Nitro Circus has designated MANSCAPED the Official Electric Trimmer of Pastranaland Pit Bike Championship, a premier high-octane racing event airing nationwide this Saturday, August 15th, at 10 a.m. PDT on ESPN2.
  • Thats why we felt the guys and gals competing at the Pit Bike Championship needed MANSCAPED in their lives, said Joey Kovac, Senior Director of Marketing at MANSCAPED.
  • Pastranaland Pit Bike World Championship is the brainchild of Travis Pastrana himself and features a challenging, one-of-a-kind course at his legendary Pastranaland home compound.
  • Were so stoked to team up with MANSCAPED to help us bring Pastranaland Pit Bike Championship to fans nationwide, Nitro Circus ringleader Travis Pastrana said.

AMC Theatres® Reopens Its Doors on August 20 by Celebrating 100 Years of Operations with "Movies in 2020 at 1920 Prices"

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

One hundred years later, as AMC reopens its doors to U.S. moviegoers for the first time in more than five months, AMC is celebrating its history with a throwback to the year it all started by offering Movies in 2020 at 1920 Prices.

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  • One hundred years later, as AMC reopens its doors to U.S. moviegoers for the first time in more than five months, AMC is celebrating its history with a throwback to the year it all started by offering Movies in 2020 at 1920 Prices.
  • When the first wave of more than 100 AMC theatres reopens on August 20 of 2020, moviegoers can again enjoy the magic of the big screen at 1920 ticket prices.
  • For one day only, on August 20, all tickets at AMC will be priced at 15 cents (plus sales tax).
  • The remainder of AMCs U.S. theatres will open only after authorized to do so by state and local officials.

Facedrive Enters Into Strategic Partnership and Investment Agreement With Tally, Gamification Platform Founded by Super Bowl-Winning QB Russell Wilson

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

A major objective for Facedrive and Tally is in the common synergies and alignment among the Parties created by the Transaction.

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  • A major objective for Facedrive and Tally is in the common synergies and alignment among the Parties created by the Transaction.
  • With Facedrive CEO Sayan Navaratnam being added to Tallys board, the two companies will help one another grow their network of potential business opportunities.
  • The officers, directors and advisors of Tally, including Jason LeeKeenan and Russell Wilson, will also play a valuable role in helping grow Facedrive and Tally through the mutually-beneficial partnership.
  • Facedrive Rideshare, Facedrive Foods, Facedrive Marketplace, Facedrive Health, and HiQ, and weave the increasingly critical gamification element into its user experience.

Facedrive Enters Into Strategic Partnership and Investment Agreement With Tally, Gamification Platform Founded by Super Bowl-winning QB Russell Wilson

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 11:37pm

A major objective for Facedrive and Tally is in the common synergies and alignment among the Parties created by the Transaction.

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  • A major objective for Facedrive and Tally is in the common synergies and alignment among the Parties created by the Transaction.
  • With Facedrive CEO Sayan Navaratnam being added to Tallys board, the two companies will help one another grow their network of potential business opportunities.
  • The officers, directors and advisors of Tally, including Jason LeeKeenan and Russell Wilson, will also play a valuable role in helping grow Facedrive and Tally through the mutually-beneficial partnership.
  • Facedrive Rideshare, Facedrive Foods, Facedrive Marketplace, Facedrive Health, and HiQ, and weave the increasingly critical gamification element into its user experience.

AppTek Ranks First in Multiple Tracks of the 2020 Evaluation Campaign of the International Workshop in Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT)

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 2:02pm

AppTek , a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Neural Machine Translation (NMT) and Natural Language Understanding (NLU) technologies, today announced that its platform ranked first in multiple categories of the evaluation campaign of the 17th annual International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation ( IWSLT 2020 ).

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  • AppTek , a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Neural Machine Translation (NMT) and Natural Language Understanding (NLU) technologies, today announced that its platform ranked first in multiple categories of the evaluation campaign of the 17th annual International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation ( IWSLT 2020 ).
  • The competition was held in March and April of 2020, with results announced during a July workshop hosted by the Association for Computational Linguistics .
  • The company participated in tracks for English-to-German speech translation, out of which it won first place in Offline Speech Translation and Non-Native Speech Translation.
  • Using a model close to production settings, AppTek achieves the best possible speech translation quality for German when measured against its academic and enterprise peers.

ViacomCBS Issues Statement on the Passing of Sumner M. Redstone

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 1:05pm

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) mourns the passing of Sumner M. Redstone, its Chairman Emeritus, and Chairman and CEO of National Amusements, the controlling shareholder of ViacomCBS.

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  • ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) mourns the passing of Sumner M. Redstone, its Chairman Emeritus, and Chairman and CEO of National Amusements, the controlling shareholder of ViacomCBS.
  • He was a force of nature and fierce competitor, who leaves behind a profound legacy in both business and philanthropy.
  • ViacomCBS will remember Sumner for his unparalleled passion to win, his endless intellectual curiosity, and his complete dedication to the company.
  • For more information about ViacomCBS, please visit www.viacomcbs.com and follow @ViacomCBS on social platforms.