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Hong Kong Retail Banking Competitor Benchmarking Report 2021: HSBC, Standard Chartered, Bank of China, Mox Bank, ZA Bank, Hang Seng Bank, Citibank - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 12:30pm

The "Hong Kong Retail Banking - Competitor Benchmarking 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Hong Kong Retail Banking - Competitor Benchmarking 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Despite the impact of COVID-19, banks in Hong Kong remain well capitalized and ready to support recovery going forward.
  • Standard Chartered, HSBC, Hang Seng Bank, and Bank of China are all experiencing greater branch usage in 2021 than in 2020.
  • Understand the Hong Kong retail banking landscape and how it may develop based on key performance indicators.

Fujitsu and University of Tokyo Hospital Embark on Joint Research into AI to Aid the Fight Against Heart Disease

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 2:29am

Since December 2019, Fujitsu has been making progress with research and development of proprietary AI technology(2) in collaboration with the University of Tokyo Hospital.

Key Points: 
  • Since December 2019, Fujitsu has been making progress with research and development of proprietary AI technology(2) in collaboration with the University of Tokyo Hospital.
  • The AI will be used in clinical field research to estimate the presence or absence of abnormal heart movements based on the data of patients undergoing electrocardiographic procedures at the University of Tokyo Hospital.
  • Based on the electrocardiogram data of patients examined at the University of Tokyo Hospital, Fujitsu and the University of Tokyo Hospital will verify the effectiveness of detection of abnormal heart movement by AI.
  • Through its joint research with the University of Tokyo Hospital, Fujitsu will continue to actively promote research and development of AI to detect various heart diseases.

Grom Social’s Top Draw Animation Studio Adds $1 Million in New Assignments

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 1:30pm

BOCA RATON, FL, Oct. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROM), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Top Draw Animation (TDA), has commenced production on approximately $1.0 million in new projects through its sprawling studio in Manila, the Philippines. The assignments, two recurring episodic animated TV series, bolster the studio’s output and leverage the expertise of Top Draw’s animation professionals as well as Russell Hicks and Jared Wolfson, the studio’s newly installed President and Executive Vice President, respectively. Due to confidentiality, Top Draw did not disclose either the series or the commissioning client.

Key Points: 
  • Recognized throughout the animation and entertainment communities for premium production services, Top Draw produces animated series, movies, specials and short-form content on behalf of several leading global entertainment providers.
  • Top Draw Animation studio employs over 400 artists in its 37,000 square foot, state-of-the-art studio in Manila, the Philippines.
  • The Company owns and operates Top Draw Animation, which produces award-winning animation content for some of the largest international media companies in the world.
  • Grom also includes Grom Educational Services, which has provided web filtering services for K-12 schools, government and private businesses.

TDS Announces Redemption Of 5.875% Senior Notes Due 2061

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) today announced that it will redeem all of its outstanding 5.875% Senior Notes due 2061 (NYSE: TDA) (the "TDA Notes").

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) today announced that it will redeem all of its outstanding 5.875% Senior Notes due 2061 (NYSE: TDA) (the "TDA Notes").
  • A notice of redemption with instructions is being distributed to registered holders of the notes.
  • Beneficial holders with any questions about the redemption should contact their respective brokerage firm or financial institution that holds notes on their behalf.
  • Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employed approximately 8,900 associates as of June 30, 2021.

The Charles Schwab Corporation Commences Offers to Exchange Four Series of Notes Issued by TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation for Schwab Notes

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 1:34pm

Tenders of Old Notes in connection with any of the exchange offers may be withdrawn at any time prior to the Expiration Date of the applicable exchange offer.

Key Points: 
  • Tenders of Old Notes in connection with any of the exchange offers may be withdrawn at any time prior to the Expiration Date of the applicable exchange offer.
  • Following the Expiration Date, tenders of Old Notes may not be validly withdrawn unless CSC is otherwise required by law to permit withdrawal.
  • Consents may be revoked only by validly withdrawing the associated tendered Old Notes.
  • These forward-looking statements include statements regarding CSCs offers to exchange and intended offering of CSC Notes.

Grom Social's Top Draw Animation Founder Wayne Dearing Names Former Nickelodeon Exec Russell Hicks as Successor to Lead Animation Studio

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 1:30pm

Boca Raton, FL, Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:GROM), the emerging social media and family entertainment company, today announced that Wayne Dearing, whose legendary career in animation spans more than four decades – including 22 years since founding and serving as Managing Director of Grom’s Top Draw Animation division – will retire in 2022. To meet the growing animation needs of Top Draw’s roster of global entertainment customers, Grom will install former Nickelodeon President of Content Development and Production, Russell Hicks, to oversee Top Draw in addition to serving as Chief Content Officer for Curiosity Ink Media, the original storytelling entertainment company Hicks founded in 2016 and Grom’s newest division. The executive announcements were unveiled today by Grom CEO, Darren Marks, who also confirmed that Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. has officially completed the acquisition of Curiosity Ink Media.

Key Points: 
  • Later, the Sydney, Australia native relocated to the Philippines to oversee operations at FilCartoons, Hanna-Barberas animation production unit.
  • In 1999, Dearing realized his dream and threw open the doors to Top Draw Animation, his company dedicated to premium animation production services that now produces hundreds of hours of animated content annually.
  • Waynes retirement leaves considerable shoes to be filled and we are so elated Wayne helped us recruit Russell Hicks to lead Top Draw Animation to its next level of success.
  • Grom Social Enterprises also includes Grom Educational Services, which has provided web filtering services for K-12 schools, government, and private business.

Rising Consumption Of Media And Entertainment Content Expected To Drive The Demand For 3D Animated Content

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:50pm

The lockdown led to a massive rise in demand for high-quality entertainment at home, encouraging media and entertainment companies to upgrade their video content.

Key Points: 
  • The lockdown led to a massive rise in demand for high-quality entertainment at home, encouraging media and entertainment companies to upgrade their video content.
  • The photorealistic representation feature of the simulation technique is expected to surge the demand from the media and entertainment sector.
  • Moreover, the rising consumption of media and entertainment content for kids is expected to drive the demand for 3D animated content soon.
  • TDA's animation studio in Manila, the Philippines, produces animated series, movies, specials and short-form content on behalf of several leading global entertainment providers.

Rising Consumption Of Media And Entertainment Content Expected To Drive The Demand For 3D Animated Content

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:50pm

The lockdown led to a massive rise in demand for high-quality entertainment at home, encouraging media and entertainment companies to upgrade their video content.

Key Points: 
  • The lockdown led to a massive rise in demand for high-quality entertainment at home, encouraging media and entertainment companies to upgrade their video content.
  • The photorealistic representation feature of the simulation technique is expected to surge the demand from the media and entertainment sector.
  • Moreover, the rising consumption of media and entertainment content for kids is expected to drive the demand for 3D animated content soon.
  • TDA's animation studio in Manila, the Philippines, produces animated series, movies, specials and short-form content on behalf of several leading global entertainment providers.

Grom Social's Top Draw Animation Adds $1.7 Million New Business While Reducing Debt-Service and Overall Expenses

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 1:30pm

TDA's animation studio in Manila, the Philippines, produces animated series, movies, specials and short-form content on behalf of several leading global entertainment providers.

Key Points: 
  • TDA's animation studio in Manila, the Philippines, produces animated series, movies, specials and short-form content on behalf of several leading global entertainment providers.
  • Hicks will now simultaneously champion Curiosity's revenue-generating intellectual property (IP) as well as oversee TDA's animation production and client relations.
  • The Company owns and operates Top Draw Animation, which produces award-winning animation content for some of the largest international media companies in the world.
  • Grom also includes Grom Educational Services, which has provided web filtering services for K-12 schools, government and private businesses.

More Schools, More Diversity: TD Ameritrade Institutional Announces the 8th Annual NextGen Scholarships & Grants

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

TD Ameritrade Institutional, which has been an industry leader fostering future advisors, will award scholarships of $5,000 each to 12 talented and deserving students pursuing an undergraduate degree in financial planning.

Key Points: 
  • TD Ameritrade Institutional, which has been an industry leader fostering future advisors, will award scholarships of $5,000 each to 12 talented and deserving students pursuing an undergraduate degree in financial planning.
  • To learn more about TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Scholarships & Grants, visit our website at https://www.tdainstitutional.com/resources/nextgen/scholarship-and-grant...
    TD Ameritrade Institutional empowers more than 7,000 independent registered investment advisors to transform the lives of their clients.
  • Through meaningful innovation, steadfast advocacy and unwavering service, TD Ameritrade Institutional supports RIAs as they build businesses that positively impact their clients and communities.
  • Brokerage services provided by TD Ameritrade, Inc., member FINRA ( www.FINRA.org ) / SIPC ( www.SIPC.org )
    1 TD Ameritrade Institutional is a division of TD Ameritrade, Inc., a brokerage subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation.