General Entertainment

ITEC Entertainment Appoints Russell Bury as Vice President of Engineering for North America

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 5:30pm

ITEC Entertainment Corporation, an industry leader in the creation of worldwide solutions for the leisure, hospitality and entertainment industries, today announced the appointment of Russell Bury as Vice President of Engineering - North America, further strengthening the companys expanding technology division, ITEC Technologies.

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  • ITEC Entertainment Corporation, an industry leader in the creation of worldwide solutions for the leisure, hospitality and entertainment industries, today announced the appointment of Russell Bury as Vice President of Engineering - North America, further strengthening the companys expanding technology division, ITEC Technologies.
  • In his new role, Russell is responsible for ITECs engineering, technical design and advanced and integrated technology solutions with a focus on the leisure, hospitality, and entertainment markets.
  • Russell also held positions with Warner Brothers, AV Technology and ITEC Entertainment where he previously served as Asia Pacific Regional Manager.
  • ITEC Entertainment Corporation is a global industry leader of leisure, hospitality and entertainment solutions that ignite the dreams of hundreds of millions of people all over the world.

Mannatech Commences Cash Tender Offer to Purchase up to $5 Million of Its Common Stock

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:21pm

The tender offer is scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, at the end of Thursday, June 25, 2020, unless the offer is extended.

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  • The tender offer is scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, at the end of Thursday, June 25, 2020, unless the offer is extended.
  • The Company believes that the repurchase of its stock pursuant to the tender offer is consistent with its ongoing goal to maximize shareholder value.
  • The tender offer is not contingent upon obtaining any financing; however, the tender offer is subject to certain terms and other conditions, which are described in the Offer to Purchase, dated May 29, 2020, and the related Letter of Transmittal and other materials pertaining to the tender offer that Mannatech has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).
  • The tender offer is being made only pursuant to the tender offer statement on Schedule TO, including an Offer to Purchase, Letter of Transmittal and related materials that the Company has filed with the SEC.

KartRider Rush+ Surpasses 10 Million Global Downloads Within Two Weeks!

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Today, Nexon announced that its newest free-to-play mobile racer game, KartRider Rush+ , surpassed 10 million downloads in just two week since launch.

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  • Today, Nexon announced that its newest free-to-play mobile racer game, KartRider Rush+ , surpassed 10 million downloads in just two week since launch.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200529005174/en/
    KartRider Rush+ 10 Million Global Downloads (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Inspired by the popular KartRider franchise, KartRider Rush+ zoomed to the top of the Google Play and Apple App stores, clocking in 3.57 million daily users.
  • KartRider Rush+ is available globally via iOS and Android in multiple languages including English, Korean, Thai and Traditional Chinese.
  • Based on the popular online gaming phenomenon, KartRider, KartRider Rush+ is a free-to-play kart racing mobile game delivering all the racing action of its namesake on iOS and Android devices.

 Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Is Now Available on Nintendo Switch

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Join Shulk as he courageously fights for the future and unravels the secrets of the powerful Monado blade in the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition game, which is now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems.

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  • Join Shulk as he courageously fights for the future and unravels the secrets of the powerful Monado blade in the Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition game, which is now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200529005131/en/
    Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is now available at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition is now available at a suggested retail price of $59.99.
  • About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems.

National Geographic Celebrates Three-year Anniversary of Alex Honnold’s Historic Ascent of El Capitan With a “Jared Leto Cinema Club” Virtual Viewing Party of FREE SOLO on Wednesday, June 3, at NOON PT

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:42pm

Leto will be live-tweeting while watching the stunning and vertigo-inducing FREE SOLO along with Honnold and director, producer and cinematographer Jimmy Chin.

Key Points: 
  • Leto will be live-tweeting while watching the stunning and vertigo-inducing FREE SOLO along with Honnold and director, producer and cinematographer Jimmy Chin.
  • Where to watch: FREE SOLO will broadcast on National Geographic on Wednesday, June 3, at noon PT/ET.
  • Im excited to celebrate the three-year anniversary of Alex Honnolds epic climb on Jared Leto Cinema Club.
  • National Geographic Documentary Films is a division of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society.

USA TODAY NETWORK Launches Ambitious “Rebuilding America” Initiative to Capture What Consumers and Communities Can Expect as the U.S. Economy Reopens

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:30pm

The project is a sweeping effort by the USA TODAY NETWORK, Gannetts newsrooms across America, to empower its audience of more than 150 million readers.

Key Points: 
  • The project is a sweeping effort by the USA TODAY NETWORK, Gannetts newsrooms across America, to empower its audience of more than 150 million readers.
  • Its a sophisticated examination of how communities, which endured shutdowns caused by the coronavirus health crisis, are aiming to recover and what consumers can expect.
  • As a public service to readers, the Rebuilding America content will be free on the USA TODAY NETWORKs collection of digital sites.
  • The compelling journalism found in Rebuilding America is complemented by messaging from an estimated 2,700 businesses around the country.

Eventbrite to Participate in the William Blair Growth Stock Conference

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

Eventbrite, Inc. (NYSE:EB), a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, today announced that Julia Hartz, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, and Lanny Baker, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to participate in a virtual fireside chat at the William Blair Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 2 p.m. Central time.

Key Points: 
  • Eventbrite, Inc. (NYSE:EB), a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, today announced that Julia Hartz, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, and Lanny Baker, Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to participate in a virtual fireside chat at the William Blair Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 2 p.m. Central time.
  • Eventbrite is a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform that serves a community of nearly one million event creators in over 180 countries.
  • Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events.
  • With over 300 million tickets distributed to more than 4 million experiences in 2019, Eventbrite is where people all over the world discover new things to do or new ways to do more of what they love.

Battle Mage Joins the Fight as the First Resistance Class in Fresh MapleStory M Content Update!

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

MapleStory M, the free-to-play, massively multiplayer online mobile game for iOS and Android , welcomes the Battle Mage into the fray, marking the first resistance class addition to MapleStory M, as the war against the Black Wings rages on.

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  • MapleStory M, the free-to-play, massively multiplayer online mobile game for iOS and Android , welcomes the Battle Mage into the fray, marking the first resistance class addition to MapleStory M, as the war against the Black Wings rages on.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200528005274/en/
    MapleStory M Battle Mage (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The Battle Mage introduces a class that specializes in fast, close-range combat, easily overpowering foes with fiery attack spells and auras to help their party navigate dire straits.
  • This update delivers an array of new experiences and improvements alongside the introduction of the Battle Mage.
  • Lastly, the Battle Mage Mega Burning Event will allow Battle Mage characters to level up a total of 3 levels until reaching a certain level.

ViacomCBS Appoints Jonathan Karp to President and CEO of Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:10pm

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) (ViacomCBS) today announced that Jonathan Karp has been promoted to President and CEO of Simon & Schuster, Inc., effective immediately.

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  • ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) (ViacomCBS) today announced that Jonathan Karp has been promoted to President and CEO of Simon & Schuster, Inc., effective immediately.
  • He succeeds Carolyn Reidy, former President and CEO of Simon & Schuster, who passed away earlier this month.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200528005212/en/
    ViacomCBS has appointed Jonathan Karp to President and CEO of Simon & Schuster, Inc., effective immediately.
  • Credit: Simon & Schuster
    Karp most recently served as President and Publisher of Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, which includes Atria Books, Avid Reader Press, Gallery Books, Scribner, Simon & Schuster and their associated sub-imprints and lines.

fuboTV Co-founder & CEO David Gandler to be Interviewed by BMO Analyst Dan Salmon on June 5, 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

Facebank Group, Inc. (d/b/a fuboTV) (OTCQB: FUBO) announced today that Co-founder & CEO David Gandler will be featured in a discussion led by BMO Capital Markets equity research analyst Dan Salmon on June 5, 2020.

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  • Facebank Group, Inc. (d/b/a fuboTV) (OTCQB: FUBO) announced today that Co-founder & CEO David Gandler will be featured in a discussion led by BMO Capital Markets equity research analyst Dan Salmon on June 5, 2020.
  • Interested investors can join the live call by dialing 800-348-8995 or +1-973-528-0026, conference entry code: 312450.
  • Investors can access the replay by dialing 800-332-6854, conference entry code: 312450.
  • Named to Forbes Next Billion Dollar Startup list in 2019, fuboTV is the live TV streaming platform with more top Nielsen-ranked sports, news and entertainment channels for cord-cutters than any other live platform.