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AnPac Bio’s First Disease Treatment Patent Granted, and Its Cancer Treatment Project Secured Multi-Million Dollar Funds

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 11:30am

This latest patent is the twenty first patent granted to AnPac Bio in the United States.

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  • This latest patent is the twenty first patent granted to AnPac Bio in the United States.
  • We are pleased that AnPac Bio has been granted our first disease treatment patent, whose disease treatment related claims will be licensed to our new cancer treatment joint venture (while future disease treatment only patent applications will be transferred to the cancer treatment joint venture).
  • We are also pleased that our cancer treatment joint venture has secured funding to speed up its cancer treatment developments.
  • AnPac Bio is a biotechnology company focused on early cancer screening and detection as well as cancer treatment, with 142 issued patents as of March 31, 2021.

California Water Service Group Awards 12 Students $80,000 Total in College Scholarships for Upcoming Academic Year

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 10:30pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT) announced today the recipients of its 8th annual college scholarship program.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT) announced today the recipients of its 8th annual college scholarship program.
  • In total, Group provided $80,000 in scholarships to 12 students living in its California, Hawaii, New Mexico, and Washington service areas for the 2021-2022 academic year.
  • Scholarships are funded by California Water Service Groups stockholders, not ratepayers, as part of Groups philanthropic giving program.
  • California Water Service Group is the parent company of regulated utilities California Water Service, Hawaii Water Service, New Mexico Water Service, Washington Water Service, and now Texas Water Service, a utility holding company.

Firsthand Technology Value Fund Discloses Top Portfolio Holdings

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 9:15pm

SAN JOSE, Calf., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVC) (the Fund), a publicly traded venture capital fund that invests in technology and cleantech companies, disclosed today that its top five holdings as of May 31, 2021, were IntraOp Medical, Wrightspeed, Pivotal Systems, Revasum, and Hera Systems.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calf., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVVC) (the Fund), a publicly traded venture capital fund that invests in technology and cleantech companies, disclosed today that its top five holdings as of May 31, 2021, were IntraOp Medical, Wrightspeed, Pivotal Systems, Revasum, and Hera Systems.
  • Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc. is a publicly traded venture capital fund that invests in technology and cleantech companies.
  • More information about the Fund and its holdings can be found online at www.firsthandtvf.com .
  • Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets for investment purposes in technology and cleantech companies.

SmartDV Joins the Xilinx Partner Program

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 4:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartDV Technologies , the leader in Design and Verification Intellectual Property (IP), today confirmed it is a member of the Xilinx Partner Program and offers Design IP optimized for use on Xilinx FPGAs.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartDV Technologies , the leader in Design and Verification Intellectual Property (IP), today confirmed it is a member of the Xilinx Partner Program and offers Design IP optimized for use on Xilinx FPGAs.
  • The Xilinx Partner Program is a worldwide ecosystem of qualified companies that offer acceleration solutions, IP cores, design services, and board development and production.
  • By joining the Xilinx Partner Program, SmartDV is making its Xilinx-compliant Design IP portfolio accessible to customers for use on Xilinx FPGAs.
  • Additionally, all of SmartDVs Design IP portfolio is hardware validated on Xilinx FPGAs.

Align Technology Honors 10 Million Invisalign Smiles Milestone With US$1 Million to Operation Smile for Children Born With Cleft Lip And Cleft Palate

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 1:30pm

In recognition of its 10 million Invisalign smiles milestone, Align donated $10 million to the Align Foundation donor-advised fund, which has now funded US$1 million to Operation Smile

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  • In recognition of its 10 million Invisalign smiles milestone, Align donated $10 million to the Align Foundation donor-advised fund, which has now funded US$1 million to Operation Smile
    Previously announced campaign 10 Million Smiles.
  • 10 Million Thanks campaign is based on the transformative power of Invisalign treatment as seen through the eyes of Invisalign patients.
  • Operation Smile provides surgery and ongoing care for people affected by cleft lip and cleft palate in resource-limited environments.
  • To learn more, please visit: www.10MInvisalignSmiles.com
    For information about Operation Smile, please visit http://www.operationsmile.org
    Operation Smile revolutionized cleft surgery globally in 1982.

Advantest Developing Innovative Methodologies for High-Speed Scan and Software-Based Functional Testing

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 8:05am

The new methodologies also will be used to perform system-level-type functional testing of the complex interactions among numerous cores within system-on-chip (SoC) devices, including the communication to an external host.

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  • The new methodologies also will be used to perform system-level-type functional testing of the complex interactions among numerous cores within system-on-chip (SoC) devices, including the communication to an external host.
  • This will add to structural test coverage and facilitate the correlation between automated test equipment (ATE) and system-level testing (SLT).
  • Together, these innovations will help bring software-based functional testing into the production environment, where potential defects can be identified earlier during wafer-sort and packaged-device testing.
  • Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day.

Cal Water Files Updated Water Shortage Contingency Plan, Expands Conservation Program to Support Customers Amid Current Drought

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 11:30pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of its drought management and response plan, California Water Service (Cal Water) filed its updated Water Shortage Contingency Plan (Schedule 14.1) with the California Public Utilities Commission yesterday and announced an expanded conservation program to help customers reduce their water use.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of its drought management and response plan, California Water Service (Cal Water) filed its updated Water Shortage Contingency Plan (Schedule 14.1) with the California Public Utilities Commission yesterday and announced an expanded conservation program to help customers reduce their water use.
  • Cal Water is currently in Stage 1 of Schedule 14.1, which includes penalties for violating prohibited uses of water established during the last historic drought.
  • Additionally, Cal Water has doubled rebate amounts offered for large high-efficiency devices such as toilets, urinals, and clothes washers.
  • Cal Water also offers:
    Cal Water expects to launch a drip system conversion rebate and relaunch its turf replacement program, created during the previous drought, later this summer.

Cogniac Presents on CogX Festival’s Lab to Live Stage, Named Finalist in 2021 Best AI Product Awards

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 2:50pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cogniac Corporation (Cogniac), a San Jose, California-based provider of enterprise-class Artificial Intelligence (AI) image and video analysis, yesterday presented on the enterprise value of the Cogniac AI visual platform on the CogX Lab to Live stage , and earned one of three finalist positions in the Best AI Product 2021 Awards in the Transport and Logistics category.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cogniac Corporation (Cogniac), a San Jose, California-based provider of enterprise-class Artificial Intelligence (AI) image and video analysis, yesterday presented on the enterprise value of the Cogniac AI visual platform on the CogX Lab to Live stage , and earned one of three finalist positions in the Best AI Product 2021 Awards in the Transport and Logistics category.
  • The annual, global leadership summit and festival of AI and transformational technology focused on addressing the question, How do we get the next 10 years right?
  • We are thrilled to have been invited to participate in the 2021 CogX Festival and pleased to be named a finalist for Best AI Product in Transport and Logistics, said Chuck Myers, CEO of Cogniac.
  • Cogniac seeks to drive adoption of enterprise AI application in the visual data space through efficacy of the platform, no-code implementation, and scalable deployment models.

Iterate.ai Reports Nearly 300% Growth as Demand for Fast, AI-Powered Digital Innovation Accelerates Across Industries

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 2:14pm

The competitive pressure to deliver innovative and differentiated applications is soaring across industries, said Jon Nordmark, CEO, Iterate.

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  • The competitive pressure to deliver innovative and differentiated applications is soaring across industries, said Jon Nordmark, CEO, Iterate.
  • But knowing which technologies can get you there and how to leverage them quickly and cost-effectively is a huge challenge for most businesses right now.
  • Our platform uniquely solves this problem, enabling customers to confidently build new applications rapidly and without hiring expensive developer talent.
  • As weve accelerated the scale of what our solutions empower customers to accomplish, were proud to report nearly 300% revenue growth over the past three years.

APPlife Digital Solutions, Inc. & Rooster Essentials Donate Men’s Grooming Kits to N.Y. and L.A. Homeless Shelters

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

We are incredibly happy to have the opportunity and ability to contribute, its part of living in a compassionate society and being human, stated Matt Reid, APPlife Digital CEO.

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  • We are incredibly happy to have the opportunity and ability to contribute, its part of living in a compassionate society and being human, stated Matt Reid, APPlife Digital CEO.
  • If it begins with the confidence of feeling clean and renewed, we are humbled to be able to provide the resources.
  • Our fulfillment partner, Ship with Premier, was very helpful in organizing and preparing the grooming kits for delivery, added Reid.
  • Rooster Essentials The Go To eCommerce grooming shop for men.