Nature

Notice of Data Breach

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Friday, August 19, 2022 - 2:00am

EDISON, N.J., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SFERRA Fine Linens, LLC ("SFERRA") is notifying individuals of a data incident.

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  • EDISON, N.J., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SFERRA Fine Linens, LLC ("SFERRA") is notifying individuals of a data incident.
  • This notice provides details about the incident, our response, and resources available to help protect information.
  • SFERRA immediately began an investigation to determine the nature and scope of the activity, with the assistance of third-party forensic specialist.
  • Given that certain files were potentially accessed without authorization, SFERRA undertook a comprehensive review of the data to understand the specific information potentially impacted and to whom it related.

Biovancia Sounds Alarm on Decreasing Nutritional Value of Food in the US and Offers Solutions

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 11:20pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Biovancia, creator of Neo-Collagen and Artimium 360, warns consumers of the diminishing nutritional value of food consumed in the United States (as reported in "Still No Free Lunch: Nutrient levels in U.S. food supply eroded by pursuit of high yields," by Brian Halweil). Biovancia goes on to offer potential solutions to the problem faced by consumers.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Biovancia warns consumers of the decreasing nutritional value of foods consumed in the US.
  • Today (8/18/22), in the Medium article "What is the nutritional quality of the food we eat?"
  • , Biovancia shares information from "Still No Free Lunch: Nutrient levels in U.S. food supply eroded by pursuit of high yields," by Brian Halweil and addresses potential solutions to the problem.
  • Another alarming finding from Halweil: caloric intake has increased, while the nutritional value of unprocessed foods has drastically decreased.

BUTLER NATIONAL CASINO SUBSIDIARY SPORTS BETTING MANAGEMENT CONTRACT WITH KANSAS LOTTERY APPROVED

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:48pm

OLATHE, Kan., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Butler National Corporation (OTCQB: BUKS), through its wholly-owned subsidiary that manages Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City, Kansas, has received Sports Wagering Management Contract approval from the Kansas Lottery.

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  • OLATHE, Kan., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Butler National Corporation (OTCQB: BUKS), through its wholly-owned subsidiary that manages Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City, Kansas, has received Sports Wagering Management Contract approval from the Kansas Lottery.
  • The Sports Wagering Management Contract provides for the management of sports wagering, both in-house at the Boot Hill Casino, as well as through three Kansas Lottery approved Interactive Sports Wagering Platforms.
  • Following the enactment of the Kansas Expanded Lottery Act (KELA), Butler National competed for a contract to manage a Lottery Gaming Facility for the State of Kansas.
  • In 2008, Butler National Service Corporation (a Butler National Corporation subsidiary) proposed and was awarded a contract to manage the Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City.

DIRTT Welcomes Brad Little as Chief Financial Officer

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 10:05pm

CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DIRTT (or the Company) (Nasdaq: DRTT, TSX: DRT), a global leader in industrialized construction, is pleased to welcome Brad Little as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective August 23, 2022.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DIRTT (or the Company) (Nasdaq: DRTT, TSX: DRT), a global leader in industrialized construction, is pleased to welcome Brad Little as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective August 23, 2022.
  • In addition to leadership roles in publicly-traded companies, Brad has built deep knowledge of integrated manufacturing for construction through nearly 7 years with Cornerstone.
  • With previous CFO experience, Brad is adept at ensuring financial strategy aligns with the broader goals of the business.
  • Were thrilled to welcome Brad to the DIRTT team, said Benjamin Urban, Chief Executive Officer.

Ten-X Announces Million-Dollar “Battle of the Bids” Winner in First-Ever Gamified Real Estate Competition

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:05pm

Ten-X the world's largest online commercial real estate exchange and a CoStar Group brand today announced the top winner of its first Battle of the Bids competition.

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  • Ten-X the world's largest online commercial real estate exchange and a CoStar Group brand today announced the top winner of its first Battle of the Bids competition.
  • The Battle of the Bids competition is the first gamification of commercial real estate, bringing together approximately 15,000 commercial real estate owners, buyers and brokers to compete for a total of over $3,000,000 in prizes to most accurately bet the final trade price of real properties on the Ten-X platform.
  • We were thrilled to see such incredible engagement with the Battle of the Bids, said Ten-X President Steven Jacobs.
  • Ten-X provides a leading platform for conducting commercial real estate online auctions and negotiated bids.

Alpine Immune Sciences Announces Inducement Grant to Andrew S. Sandler, M.D. Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:05pm

as Chief Medical Officer, it has granted Dr. Sandler an option to purchase 160,000 shares of common stock.

Key Points: 
  • as Chief Medical Officer, it has granted Dr. Sandler an option to purchase 160,000 shares of common stock.
  • The stock options were granted outside Alpines 2018 Equity Incentive Plan as an inducement material to Dr. Sandler entering into employment with Alpine in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).
  • Alpine Immune Sciences, Inc. is committed to leading a new wave of immune therapeutics.
  • Alpine has entered into strategic collaborations with leading global biopharmaceutical companies and has a diverse pipeline of clinical and preclinical candidates in development.

EACO Corporation Reports Record Quarterly Net Sales and Record 2nd Quarter Net Income

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 9:01pm

The Company had 338 sales employees at February 28, 2022, a decrease of 5 employees or 1.5%, from the prior year quarter.

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  • The Company had 338 sales employees at February 28, 2022, a decrease of 5 employees or 1.5%, from the prior year quarter.
  • The Companys sales force is divided into sales focus teams (SFTs).
  • The Company had 102 SFTs as of February 28, 2022, two more than the prior year quarter.
  • Management anticipates continued growth in both our headcount and SFTs in fiscal year 2022.

Organic Dairy Farming Can Store Carbon and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, According to New Study in Journal of Cleaner Production

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 8:03pm

LA FARGE, Wis., Aug. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study in the August issue of the Journal of Cleaner Production reveals that it is possible for farms to sequester carbon and reduce their overall greenhouse gas emissions. A University of Wisconsin Madison research group unveiled a dairy lifecycle assessment conducted on Organic Valley farms that shows small organic dairy farms, which focus on grazing and organic production techniques, are low greenhouse gas champions.

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  • A University of Wisconsin Madison research group unveiled a dairy lifecycle assessment conducted on Organic Valley farms that shows small organic dairy farms, which focus on grazing and organic production techniques, are low greenhouse gas champions.
  • New U.S. study reveals the positive carbon sequestration results of cows spending time on organic pastures.
  • "The study proposes a method to include carbon sequestration not only in organic but all dairy farm-related LCA studies.
  • SOURCE: Regional analysis of greenhouse gas emissions from USA dairy farms: A cradle to farm-gate assessment of the American dairy industry circa 2008, International Dairy Journal

Amorepacific Develops World's First Chip-less Wireless Electronic Skin Enabled by Semiconductors

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 7:00pm

The academic value and significance of this co-development are underscored by the publication of the research results in the prestigious journal Science, under the title of"Chip-less wireless electronic skins enabled by epitaxial freestanding compound semiconductors."

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  • The academic value and significance of this co-development are underscored by the publication of the research results in the prestigious journal Science, under the title of"Chip-less wireless electronic skins enabled by epitaxial freestanding compound semiconductors."
  • The result follows four years of joint research between Professor Kim's engineering research team at MIT and researchers at Amorepacific's R&I Center in Korea.
  • The key outcome is the development of a conformable e-skin in the form of a breathable patch which is enabled by epitaxial freestanding compound semiconductors.
  • The ultra-thin patches are also the world's first to support skin monitoring and data transmission without requiring integrated circuit chips or batteries.

Water for All and Vivoblu Join Canoe Kayak Canada in Supporting Ukrainian Canoe Team With a Donation of Much-Needed Water Filters for Use Back Home

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Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 6:36pm

Last week we saw that demonstrated beautifully at the 2022 International Canoe Federations Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Dartmouth.

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  • Last week we saw that demonstrated beautifully at the 2022 International Canoe Federations Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Dartmouth.
  • Leading up to the competition, Canoe Kayak Canada partnered with several different organizations to facilitate and financially support Team Ukraines travel, accommodations and participation at the event.
  • In all, the Ukrainian team brought in 5 medals and the competition this week - 2 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze!
  • We are so grateful that Canoe Kayak Canada made it possible for us to get these filters directly to the Ukrainian team.