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Huge Decrease in Levels of Streaming Piracy Seen in Malaysia Over the Last 12 Months

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:00am

More than half (55%) of online consumers had noticed that a piracy service had been blocked by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA).

Key Points: 
  • More than half (55%) of online consumers had noticed that a piracy service had been blocked by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA).
  • Desmond Chan, General Manager of TVB International commented: "We are encouraged by the efforts of MDTCA in fighting online piracy with their site blocking campaign.
  • TVB's programmes are popular in Malaysia and have always been the targets for piracy.
  • Consumers who subscribe to illicit IPTV services or access piracy streaming sites are wasting their time and money when the channels and websites stop working.

GHX Announces Summit 20 Digital Connect: Digital Conference Explores Innovation in the Modern Healthcare Supply Chain

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced details of its GHX Summit 20 Digital Connect conference.

Key Points: 
  • LOUISVILLE, Colo., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) today announced details of its GHX Summit 20 Digital Connect conference.
  • GHX Summit 20 Digital Connect will take place in two parts: a series of weekly Summit Satellite breakout sessions will run from September 22-October 23 and a Summit LIVE!
  • "Summit 20 Digital Connect will deliver the same rich content for which the GHX Supply Chain Summit is known, including industry best practices, thought leadership, peer networking and inspiring experiences.
  • COVID-19 has accelerated needed change and Summit 20 Digital Connect offers our industry an opportunity to share ideas that will build a more resilient and modern supply chain."

Roxe Chain Foundation Launches Supernodes Partner Program to Power a New Paradigm for Global Value Exchange

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 1:30pm

In addition to supernodes, the Roxe Chain Foundation plans to activate additional network nodes over time, making Roxe Chain even faster and more decentralized, secure, and reliable.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to supernodes, the Roxe Chain Foundation plans to activate additional network nodes over time, making Roxe Chain even faster and more decentralized, secure, and reliable.
  • Roxe Chain supernodes are highly connected network nodes that provide computing power to ensure efficient operations for the entire Roxe Chain network.
  • Roxe Chain enables value to move freely, with lower fees and without friction, said Leo Sun, Director of Roxe Chain Foundation.
  • Roxe Chain Foundation Supernodes Partner Program is designed to educate the market about Roxe Chain and the benefits and requirements to become a supernode.

Box to Host Virtual Investor Breakout Session

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

Box (NYSE:BOX), a leader in Cloud Content Management, today announced it will host an investor breakout session in conjunction with the companys user conference, BoxWorks Digital 2020 .

Key Points: 
  • Box (NYSE:BOX), a leader in Cloud Content Management, today announced it will host an investor breakout session in conjunction with the companys user conference, BoxWorks Digital 2020 .
  • Members of Boxs management team will host a presentation followed by Q&A from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT.
  • A live webcast of the event will be accessible from Boxs Investor Relations website at www.box.com/investors .
  • An archive of the webcast will also be available on Boxs Investor Relations website following the event.

360factors Launches Predict360 Peer Insights, a Peer Performance Benchmarking Solution for U.S. Banks

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 5:39pm

Predict360 Peer Insights integrates Reports of Condition and Income (Call Reports) and Uniform Bank Performance Reports (UBPRs) data from FFIEC's central data repository with the integrated business intelligence report and dashboard engine of Predict360.

Key Points: 
  • Predict360 Peer Insights integrates Reports of Condition and Income (Call Reports) and Uniform Bank Performance Reports (UBPRs) data from FFIEC's central data repository with the integrated business intelligence report and dashboard engine of Predict360.
  • Banks can specify who their peer banks are within Predict360 and have full control over viewing their performance relative to their specified peers.
  • Predict360 Peer Insights is a standalone out-of-the-box solution that can be set up in less than five minutes.
  • For select U.S. banks, 360factors is providing a complimentary trial and customized full demo.

Chamath Palihapitiya's Social Capital Acquires Hustle

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 8:00pm

Hustle, a peer-to-peer (P2P) text messaging platform, today announced that Social Capital, the technology holding company founded by Chamath Palihapitiya that supports innovative companies in areas including healthcare, artificial intelligence, climate change and space, has acquired the company.

Key Points: 
  • Hustle, a peer-to-peer (P2P) text messaging platform, today announced that Social Capital, the technology holding company founded by Chamath Palihapitiya that supports innovative companies in areas including healthcare, artificial intelligence, climate change and space, has acquired the company.
  • Founded in 2014, Hustle offers peer-to-peer text communication tools that create important human connections between organizations and their contacts.
  • Chamath Palihapitiya said, Hustle is uniquely positioned to rethink the way we engage with organizations and companies across the globe.
  • Hustle is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices in Washington D.C. For more information on Hustle, visit www.hustle.com .

BitTorrent Crosses Historic 2 Billion Installations

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 5:00pm

BitTorrent Inc., the leading company in peer-to-peer protocols and products, announced that it surpassed 2 billion installations of its popular torrent client software on Windows, Mac and Android.

Key Points: 
  • BitTorrent Inc., the leading company in peer-to-peer protocols and products, announced that it surpassed 2 billion installations of its popular torrent client software on Windows, Mac and Android.
  • In celebration of the milestone, the company is offering 30% off all Windows Pro products for a limited time.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200811005343/en/
    BitTorrent Inc. has historically surpassed 2 billion installations (Graphic: Business Wire)
    "Almost two decades ago the dream of decentralized file transfer was brought into existence by BitTorrent, thus changing the world and positively impacting the lives of people everywhere, said Justin Sun, founder of TRON and CEO of BitTorrent.
  • Today we celebrate our history and everyone involved in making the BitTorrent protocol and our products a success.

DGAP-News: freenet Group announces customer growth and increase in earnings in first half of 2020, confirms dividend policy

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 5:03pm

As expected, the number of revenue-generating users of freenet TV fell slightly to the current figure of 1.005 million customers.

Key Points: 
  • As expected, the number of revenue-generating users of freenet TV fell slightly to the current figure of 1.005 million customers.
  • This development was due to disconnected satellite customers and a slight increase in churn caused by the price increase applicable since 1 May 2020.
  • Churn is expected to increase again in the second half of the year as the price increase will only become apparent to many voucher customers at that point.
  • Overall, however, the customer reaction to date shows that the price increase is having a positive effect on the bottom line.

TRON Terminates $1 Million Bounty Offer Immediately

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 2:43am

Based on conversations with investigators and law enforcement agencies, we are terminating the $1 million bounty offer with immediate effect.

Key Points: 
  • Based on conversations with investigators and law enforcement agencies, we are terminating the $1 million bounty offer with immediate effect.
  • TRON encourages all parties with information about the hack to cooperate and assist law enforcement agencies with their investigations.
  • Founded in 2004, BitTorrent, Inc. is the largest decentralized peer-to-peer network in the world, with over 90 million active users driving 22% of upstream and 3% of downstream traffic globally.
  • TRON, one of the largest blockchain protocols, offers high throughput, high scalability, and high availability for all Decentralized Applications (DApps).

Napster Launches 'Napster4Good' Charitable Giving Program

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 12:00pm

SEATTLE, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Digital music pioneer Napster today announced a new program that lets people give back to charity when they sign up for Napster Premier.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Digital music pioneer Napster today announced a new program that lets people give back to charity when they sign up for Napster Premier.
  • Through this program "Napster4Good" music service Napster will donate its proceeds from new subscribers' first paid month with the service, and a portion of proceeds every month after, to a charity of the listener's choice.
  • "This new program underscores Napster's commitment to supporting artists and our community of listeners," said Bill Patrizio, Napster's president and chief executive officer.
  • Rhapsody operates premium subscription service Napster in 33 countries, giving millions of consumers unlimited, ad-free access to music on any device online or offline.