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Zywie® Selected as a Venture Atlanta 2021 Presenting Company

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:46pm

ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zywie announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 400-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to present at Venture Atlanta 2021 to be held October 20-21.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zywie announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 400-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to present at Venture Atlanta 2021 to be held October 20-21.
  • Zywie CEO and Founder, Latha Ganeshan, is very excited to be presenting at this years Venture Atlanta conference.
  • For those attending in person, Venture Atlanta is back with its always-great sessions, company presentations, networking opportunities, and outdoor dinner events.
  • The annual nonprofit event is a collaboration of the Atlanta CEO Council, Metro Atlanta Chamber, and the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).

Fuel Refiners, Petrochemical Manufacturers Urge Congressional Democrats to Stand Strong, Reject New Taxes on American-Refined Energy, Plastics

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:41pm

The same is true of taxes aimed atplastics.Consumers will feel the pain of these taxes, likely in the form ofhigherprices ongas andconsumer goods.

Key Points: 
  • The same is true of taxes aimed atplastics.Consumers will feel the pain of these taxes, likely in the form ofhigherprices ongas andconsumer goods.
  • Debates in Congress over the budget reconciliation bill have raised the potential for new taxes to be levied against American refineries and petrochemical facilities.
  • Among the taxes being discussedfor possible inclusion by members of the House and Senateare methane taxes, border carbon adjustments and plastic production taxes.
  • A methane tax would extend to entities that process crude oil feedstocks, including fuel refineries that manufacture gasoline,dieseland jet fuel.

Organic Trade Association, Arizona State University join forces on future of organic

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:58pm

The Organic Farmers Association is co-hosting one of the workshops, which will be geared exclusively for organic farmers and farmer organizations.

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  • The Organic Farmers Association is co-hosting one of the workshops, which will be geared exclusively for organic farmers and farmer organizations.
  • Organic Farmers Association is excited to partner with the Organic Trade Association in co-hosting a national conversation with organic farmers on these topics, says Kate Mendenhall, Executive Director of Organic Farmers Association.
  • The Organic Farmers Association (OFA) is a membership-based agricultural association for domestic certified organic farmers and their supporters.
  • The mission of the Organic Farmers Association is to provide a strong and unified national voice for domestic certified organic producers.

Blink Charging and the City of San Antonio Launch EVSA Program with First Electric Vehicle Charger Deployments and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the San Antonio Zoo

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:25pm

Miami Beach, FL, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, and the City of San Antonio held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the San Antonio Zoo to announce the installation of its first publicly accessible Blink EV charging station. The first deployments at the San Antonio Zoo are part of a comprehensive EV program to advance the city’s climate action and air quality goals.

Key Points: 
  • The first deployments at the San Antonio Zoo are part of a comprehensive EV program to advance the citys climate action and air quality goals.
  • The unique public-private agreement between Blink and the city allows for the deployment of 202 Level 2 charging stations and 3 DC fast- chargers throughout the city, furthering the citys Electric Vehicle San Antonio Program (EV-SA).
  • Blink Chargings principal line of products and services include its Blink EV charging network (Blink Network), EV charging equipment, and EV charging services.
  • San Antonio Zoo operates the largest nature-based preschool in the country, Will Smith Zoo School, the Center for Conservation and Research, and Kiddie Park.

PDAC congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on election victory

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:40pm

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party on its election win and looks forward to continuing to work with the Government of Canada to support the mineral exploration and mining sector.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party on its election win and looks forward to continuing to work with the Government of Canada to support the mineral exploration and mining sector.
  • PDAC looks forward to working with the federal government at this important time of transition for Canadas minerals and metals sector, says PDAC President Alex Christopher.
  • Collaboration between industry and government is key as we work toward the overarching goal of supporting the mineral discoveries that are essential to modern life and to a low carbon future.
  • Representing over 4,400 members around the world, PDAC's work centers on supporting a competitive, responsible, and sustainable mineral sector.

Managr Selected as a Venture Atlanta 2021 Showcase Company

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:30pm

ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Managr announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 400-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to be showcased at Venture Atlanta 2021 being held on October 20-21.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Managr announced today that it has been chosen out of a record-breaking 400-plus applicants as one of the top technology companies in the Southeast to be showcased at Venture Atlanta 2021 being held on October 20-21.
  • We are excited and humbled to be selected as a showcase company at this years event, said Michael Gorodisher, Founder and CEO of Managr.
  • For those attending in person, Venture Atlanta is back with its always-great sessions, company presentations, networking opportunities, and outdoor dinner events.
  • Founded in 2021, Managr is a privately owned company based in Atlanta, GA.
    To learn more, visit www.managr.ai .

Global 5G Connections Are Growing Rapidly

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:30pm

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Subscriber adoption of the fifth generation of wireless (“5G”) has increased significantly, as global wireless 5G connections for the second quarter of 2021 reached 429 million, according to data from Omdia, said 5G Americas, the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas.

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  • Global 5G Connections Reach 429 M in Q2 2021: up 41% from Q1
    BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Subscriber adoption of the fifth generation of wireless (5G) has increased significantly, as global wireless 5G connections for the second quarter of 2021 reached 429 million, according to data from Omdia, said 5G Americas , the wireless industry trade association and voice of 5G and LTE for the Americas.
  • Forward projections for 5G and 4G LTE from Omdia remain healthy, with estimates of global 5G connections reaching 4.7 billion in 2026.
  • Omdia principal analyst Kristin Paulin said, "There are several factors that are driving 5G uptake in North America, including growing 5G coverage, no 5G service plan differentiation, 5G device promotions, and the beginning of bundled-in 5G-rich content.
  • By region, Omdia data indicates North America had a total of 44.6 million 5G connections by the end of Q2 2021, which is an addition of 17.9 million 5G connections and 67 percent quarter over quarter growth.

Existing-Home Sales Recede 2.0% in August

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:00pm

Unsold inventory sits at a 2.6-month supply at the current sales pace, unchanged from July but down from 3.0 months in August 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Unsold inventory sits at a 2.6-month supply at the current sales pace, unchanged from July but down from 3.0 months in August 2020.
  • Distressed sales5 foreclosures and short sales represented less than 1% of sales in August, equal to the percentage seen a month prior and equal to August 2020.
  • NAR rebenchmarks home sales periodically using other sources to assess overall home sales trends, including sales not reported by MLSs.
  • Historic comparisons for total home sales prior to 1999 are based on monthly single-family sales, combined with the corresponding quarterly sales rate for condos.

Las Vegas Raiders, Intermountain Healthcare Honor Nevada High Schools with New Helmet Wall Installation at Allegiant Stadium

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:21pm

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Las Vegas Raiders and Intermountain Healthcare today saluted Nevada high schools as they unveiled a permanent installation at Allegiant Stadium.

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  • LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Las Vegas Raiders and Intermountain Healthcare today saluted Nevada high schools as they unveiled a permanent installation at Allegiant Stadium.
  • The Battle Born large display was revealed this morning with the football helmets of 96 Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association high school football teams.
  • The installation features the quote: THE GREATNESS OF THE RAIDERS IS IN ITS FUTURE, the renown adage from Owner Al Davis.
  • Last month, the Raiders and Intermountain surprised two Las Vegas football programs in collaboration with Intermountain to donate helmets to players of the Canyon Springs and Valley High School teams.

Jim Schmidt Joins Risk Strategies as Commercial Lines Leader, West Region

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:30pm

BOSTON, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Risk Strategies , a leading national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced it has appointed Jim Schmidt as Commercial Lines Leader, West Region.

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  • BOSTON, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Risk Strategies , a leading national specialty insurance brokerage and risk management firm, today announced it has appointed Jim Schmidt as Commercial Lines Leader, West Region.
  • Schmidt brings over 25 years of experience in the insurance industry to Risk Strategies.
  • Risk Strategies is a specialty national insurance brokerage and risk management firm offering comprehensive risk management advice and insurance and reinsurance placement for property & casualty, and employee benefits risks.
  • With 25 specialty practices, Risk Strategies serves commercial companies, nonprofits, public entities and individuals, and has access to all major insurance markets.