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Capital Power releases inaugural Green Financing Framework

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 4:00pm

EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Power Corporation (Capital Power or the Company) (TSX: CPX) has released its inaugural Green Financing Framework (Framework) under which the Company will issue green bonds and green loans (Green Financing).

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  • EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital Power Corporation (Capital Power or the Company) (TSX: CPX) has released its inaugural Green Financing Framework (Framework) under which the Company will issue green bonds and green loans (Green Financing).
  • Establishing a Green Financing Framework exemplifies Capital Powers commitment to powering a sustainable future for people and planet.
  • The Framework sets out the guidelines for Capital Powers Green Financing in accordance with the Green Bond Principles 2021 issued by the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) and the Green Loan Principles 2021 issued by the Loan Market Association and Loan Syndications and Trading Association.
  • Until the Green Financing issued under this Framework is fully allocated, Capital Power will report publicly on the use of the proceeds within one year of issuance and annually thereafter.

RH CPAs Chief Visionary Officer Leon Rives Announces RH as Winner of Captive Review’s Top Audit & Accounting Services Title

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 3:13pm

The firm was selected as the winner out of three others shortlisted in the Top Audit & Accounting Services category.

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  • The firm was selected as the winner out of three others shortlisted in the Top Audit & Accounting Services category.
  • We are thrilled to be recognized as Captive Reviews top firm for audit and accounting services in the U.S., said Leon L. Rives II, Chief Visionary Officer at RH CPAs.
  • Captive Reviews US awards recognizes the top providers and professionals of captive insurance products and services in the booming captive insurance market.
  • RH CPAs was selected as the winner in the Top Audit & Accounting Services category based on a strict judging process.

Audubon Engineering Company Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 3:00pm

Audubon Engineering Company LLC (Audubon) is commemorating 25 years since its founding in August 1997.

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  • Audubon Engineering Company LLC (Audubon) is commemorating 25 years since its founding in August 1997.
  • The trio graduated from Louisiana State Universitys College of Engineering in the mid-1980s and later worked together at an engineering company in New Orleans.
  • In August 1997, Audubon was born with the vision of becoming the largest engineering company in New Orleans.
  • Audubon Engineering Company LLC is a portfolio of affiliate companies providing engineering, consulting, construction, fabrication, cybersecurity, and technical field services to the energy, power, infrastructure, and industrial markets.

Star Assessments Now Connect to Nearpod to Accelerate Student Growth

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:30pm

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Renaissance, a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, is pleased to introduce a powerful new connection between its industry-leading Star Assessments and Nearpod platforms to accelerate learning in the 2022–2023 school year. This is just one of the many exciting new product features that schools and districts can access for Back to School. Renaissance has also curated fun, engaging, and helpful resources for its products to help ensure a strong start for both educators and students as they are together again in the new school year.

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  • To better connect assessment, instruction, and practice, Star Assessments users now have one-click access to Nearpod's lesson library and learning resources within the Star platform.
  • Educators who are using Nearpod Math have access to additional content and tools within Star to support students' math achievement.
  • Star Phonics and Star CBM Lectura complement the company's other assessment offerings, providing educators with detailed insights on students' achievement and instructional needs.
  • Our portfolio includes solutions for assessment (Star Assessments, Star Phonics, and myIGDIs for Preschool); practice (Accelerated Reader, myON, Freckle, and Lalilo); data-driven insights (Schoolzilla); and teacher-facilitated instructional delivery (Nearpod).

SciSparc Signs a Non- Binding Letter of Intent to Acquire American Food Supplements and Cosmetics Brand in Approximately $20 Million Deal

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:30pm

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SciSparc Ltd. (Nasdaq: SPRC) (“Company” or “SciSparc”), a specialty clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focusing on the development of therapies to treat disorders of the central nervous system, today announced that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent (“LOI”) with Merhavit M.R.M Holding and Management Ltd (“M.R.M”), to acquire from it its rights to purchase, a top-seller Amazon.com account and American food supplements and cosmetics brand and trademark (the “Brand”).

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  • The Brand offers dozens of GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) manufactured hemp-based, U.S. made, top-ranked products, including various food supplements for different purposes and cosmetics.
  • The management services would be provided by a company for which SciSparcs Chief Executive Officer and director serves as directors.
  • The distribution agreement would provide for the marketing and commercialization of the Brands products, through offline channels in the US.
  • SciSparc Ltd. is a specialty clinical-stage pharmaceutical company led by an experienced team of senior executives and scientists.

QCI Releases Video of Landmark Moment in Quantum Computing

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:31pm

LEESBURG, Va., Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quantum Computing Inc. (“QCI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: QUBT), a leader in accessible quantum computing, today shared a video demonstrating what it believes is a landmark achievement in the field. In the video, QCI CTO/COO William McGann reveals that the Company has solved a sensor optimization problem with over 3,800 variables including 500 constraints in just over six minutes. This achievement demonstrates the first full-quantum solution, delivering a feasible and optimal result that is superior to previous comparative classical and hybrid approaches.

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  • LEESBURG, Va., Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI or the Company) (NASDAQ: QUBT), a leader in accessible quantum computing, today shared a video demonstrating what it believes is a landmark achievement in the field.
  • As outlined in the video , QCI applied its new quantum hardware technology called Entropy Quantum Computing (EQC) to the public Quantum Computing Challenge hosted and organized by the BMW Group.
  • Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI) (NASDAQ: QUBT) is a full-stack quantum software and hardware company on a mission to accelerate the value of quantum computing for real-world business solutions, delivering the future of quantum computing, today.
  • Qatalyst is the trademark of Quantum Computing Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Cisco Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Delivering an Integrated Secure Cloud Solution with Its Cisco Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway Packages

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:00pm

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recently assessed the global secure web gateway industry and, based on its findings, recognizes Cisco with the 2022 Global Secure Web Gateway Enabling Technology Leadership Award.  Cisco offers a broad set of security capabilities – featuring a function-rich secure web gateway (web proxy) – via a single cloud-delivered service to compete effectively in the secure web gateway (SWG) market. Cisco innovates continuously, and the key differentiators in its features and/or strategic developments set it apart from its competitors. Cisco's integrated secure cloud solution meets customers' need for scalable security framework that integrates and consolidates multiple security capabilities into one platform. As customers evolve toward a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) approach to security, Cisco Umbrella's SWG capability is foundational for converging security, networking (e.g. SD-WAN), and Zero Trust for better, more flexible security.

Key Points: 
  • Cisco Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway provides robust cloud-delivered security and compliance protection with high scalability, fast performance, rock-solid reliability, and simple deployment.
  • SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recently assessed the global secure web gateway industry and, based on its findings, recognizes Cisco with the 2022 Global Secure Web Gateway Enabling Technology Leadership Award.
  • Cisco's integrated secure cloud solution meets customers' need for scalable security framework that integrates and consolidates multiple security capabilities into one platform.
  • With its strong overall performance, Cisco earns Frost & Sullivan's 2022 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award in the secure web gateway industry.

Cisco Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Delivering an Integrated Secure Cloud Solution with Its Cisco Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway Packages

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:00pm

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recently assessed the global secure web gateway industry and, based on its findings, recognizes Cisco with the 2022 Global Secure Web Gateway Enabling Technology Leadership Award.  Cisco offers a broad set of security capabilities – featuring a function-rich secure web gateway (web proxy) – via a single cloud-delivered service to compete effectively in the secure web gateway (SWG) market. Cisco innovates continuously, and the key differentiators in its features and/or strategic developments set it apart from its competitors. Cisco's integrated secure cloud solution meets customers' need for scalable security framework that integrates and consolidates multiple security capabilities into one platform. As customers evolve toward a Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) approach to security, Cisco Umbrella's SWG capability is foundational for converging security, networking (e.g. SD-WAN), and Zero Trust for better, more flexible security.

Key Points: 
  • Cisco Umbrella Secure Internet Gateway provides robust cloud-delivered security and compliance protection with high scalability, fast performance, rock-solid reliability, and simple deployment.
  • SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recently assessed the global secure web gateway industry and, based on its findings, recognizes Cisco with the 2022 Global Secure Web Gateway Enabling Technology Leadership Award.
  • Cisco's integrated secure cloud solution meets customers' need for scalable security framework that integrates and consolidates multiple security capabilities into one platform.
  • With its strong overall performance, Cisco earns Frost & Sullivan's 2022 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award in the secure web gateway industry.

Nexstar Media Group to Acquire The CW Network

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 12:00pm

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (Nexstar) (the Company) announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75 percent ownership interest in The CW Network, LLC (The CW or the Network).

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  • Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (Nexstar) (the Company) announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75 percent ownership interest in The CW Network, LLC (The CW or the Network).
  • Nexstar, together with its partner stations, is the nations largest local television broadcasting company and the largest CW affiliate group with 37 CW and CW Plus affiliates, including affiliates in five of the top ten DMAs, accounting for 32 percent of the Networks national reach.
  • Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content, including 290,000 hours of original video content each year.
  • Nexstar owns Americas largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people.

atai Life Sciences Secures Term Loan Facility for up to $175 Million from Hercules Capital

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 11:55am

NEW YORK and BERLIN, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- atai Life Sciences N.V. (Nasdaq: ATAI) (“atai”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company aiming to transform the treatment of mental health disorders, today announced that the company has entered into a term loan facility for up to $175 million with Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HTGC).

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  • Hercules is pleased to partner with atai as it advances a pipeline of novel assets designed to bring new treatment options to patients suffering from mental health disorders, said Janice Bourque, Managing Director at Hercules Capital.
  • The significant commitment from Hercules is intended to help atai execute on its important mission and reflects our dedication to financing innovative life science companies, added Michael Dutra, Managing Director at Hercules Capital.
  • The remaining $115 million becomes available in tranches through March 31, 2025, subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions.
  • atai Life Sciences is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company aiming to transform the treatment of mental health disorders.