COVID-19 pandemic

DrOwl's Free Screening and Monitoring Tool To Be Used By Texas Schools To Help Keep Staff and Students Safe

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 11:55am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- DrOwl, a medical platform built on patented technology, has provided a free electronic screening and monitoring tool to Texas schools.

Key Points: 
  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- DrOwl, a medical platform built on patented technology, has provided a free electronic screening and monitoring tool to Texas schools.
  • Our technology is helping schools throughout the state make their activities safer for staff, students, and guests, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Many schools currently use paper tracking methods to screen those entering their facility to see if they have symptoms.
  • DrOwl provides a free electronic screening solution to help protect schools and businesses.

Akoustis to Participate in the 23rd Annual Oppenheimer Technology, Internet & Communications Conference on August 11, 2020

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 12:00pm

Meetings will take place virtually on August 11, 2020 given the ongoing call for social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • Meetings will take place virtually on August 11, 2020 given the ongoing call for social distancing due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Investors that would like to schedule a meeting with Akoustis management should contact their Oppenheimer sales representative or Akoustis investor relations at: ir@akoustis.com .
  • Akoustis plans to service the fast growing multi-billion-dollarRF filter market using its integrated device manufacturer (IDM) business model.
  • CONTACT COMPANY: Tom Sepenzis Akoustis Technologies VP of Corporate Development & IR (980) 689-4961 tsepenzis@akoustis.com The Del Mar Consulting Group, Inc. Robert B. Prag, President (858) 794-9500 bprag@delmarconsulting.com

DSM reports H1 2020 results

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 6:00am

DSM reiterates the full year outlook given at Q1 2020 results, which reflects the considerable uncertainty as to how the COVID-19 pandemic will develop and what will be the global ramifications.

Key Points: 
  • DSM reiterates the full year outlook given at Q1 2020 results, which reflects the considerable uncertainty as to how the COVID-19 pandemic will develop and what will be the global ramifications.
  • DSM has maintained stringent hygiene and safety precautions in its facilities and supply chain since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Through these swift actions, DSM continues to protect the wellbeing of its employees and partners while keeping production facilities running.
  • DSM estimates that Nutrition saw overall a slightly positive impact on first half sales from COVID-19 of about 1-2%.

Semler Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2020 Financial Results

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:01pm

"In the second quarter of 2020, the financial performance of the company continued to be affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic," said Doug Murphy-Chutorian, M.D., chief executive officer of Semler Scientific.

Key Points: 
  • "In the second quarter of 2020, the financial performance of the company continued to be affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic," said Doug Murphy-Chutorian, M.D., chief executive officer of Semler Scientific.
  • For the quarter ended June 30, 2020, compared tothe corresponding period of 2019, Semler Scientific reported:
    Cost of revenues of $700,000, a decrease of $185,000, or 21%, compared to $885,000.
  • Because Semler Scientific started to experience the effects of COVID-19 late in the first quarter of 2020, results in the first quarter and second quarter of 2020 are not indicative of any future quarter or the full fiscal year results.Test volumes decreased due to "social distancing" and other executive orders mandating "shelter-in-place" or similar restrictions.
  • The call will address results of the second quarter and first half of 2020 as well as provide a business update on the company's market outlook and strategies for the near-term future.

Hello Alice Releases Black Business Report Uncovering Significant Inequities Faced By Black-Owned Small Businesses During COVID-19

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 4:00pm

HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the start of Black Business Month, Hello Alice has released "The Impact of COVID-19 on Black Business Owners" data report, uncovering the unique set of challenges that America's Black small business owners are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the start of Black Business Month, Hello Alice has released "The Impact of COVID-19 on Black Business Owners" data report, uncovering the unique set of challenges that America's Black small business owners are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • To better understand Black business owners' current needs and to identify opportunities to support, Hello Alice collected and compiled demographic information, funding requirements, and operational challenges from 28,985+ Black owners, who applied for COVID-19 Business for All Emergency Grants.
  • "By collecting the data and sharing this report, Hello Alice hopes to mobilize community members and lawmakers to continue to support and better serve the Black small business community."
  • The report also looks beyond the data to uncover the significant equitygaps that Black small business ownersexperience.

21 Acres: Historic Food Sales at Local Market amid Covid-19

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 1:11pm

WOODINVILLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A local retail farm market that buys from more than one hundred sustainable farmers and producers is seeing historic local food sales amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • WOODINVILLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A local retail farm market that buys from more than one hundred sustainable farmers and producers is seeing historic local food sales amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Shoppers are seeking out alternatives to traditional grocery stores and rampant restaurant closures, says Caroline Ferguson, Farm Market Lead at 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living.
  • "It's a shift that could mark a turning point for local food and sustainable farming that works to mitigate climate change," said Ferguson.
  • 21 Acres Center for Local Food & Sustainable Living is a center for agroecological education whose purpose is to promote the benefits of local food systems within the context of climate challenges.

Global Geospatial Imagery Analytics Market to Hit $11,932.5 Million during COVID-19 Tragedy - Exclusive Report [200 pages] by Research Dive

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:30pm

PUNE, India, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Dive presents a new research report on the Global Geospatial Imagery Analytics Market which describes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the current as well as upcoming growth of the market.

Key Points: 
  • PUNE, India, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Dive presents a new research report on the Global Geospatial Imagery Analytics Market which describes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the current as well as upcoming growth of the market.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the global geospatial imagery analytics market in an optimistic manner.
  • Factors Boosting the Market Growth during COVID-19 Pandemic:
    Growing usage of geospatial imagery analytic solutions for tracking the global impact and spread of the COVID-19 disease is boosting the growth of the global geospatial imagery analytics market.
  • Owing to all these reasons the global geospatial imagery analytics market is undergoing remarkable growth during COVID-19 pandemic.

Global Geospatial Imagery Analytics Market to Hit $11,932.5 Million during COVID-19 Tragedy - Exclusive Report [200 pages] by Research Dive

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:30pm

An increase in the use of geospatial imagery analytic solutions during the pandemic is fueling the growth of the global market

Key Points: 
  • An increase in the use of geospatial imagery analytic solutions during the pandemic is fueling the growth of the global market
    PUNE, India, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Dive presents a new research report on the Global Geospatial Imagery Analytics Market which describes the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the current as well as upcoming growth of the market.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the global geospatial imagery analytics market in an optimistic manner.
  • Factors Boosting the Market Growth during COVID-19 Pandemic:
    Growing usage of geospatial imagery analytic solutions for tracking the global impact and spread of the COVID-19 disease is boosting the growth of the global geospatial imagery analytics market.
  • Owing to all these reasons the global geospatial imagery analytics market is undergoing remarkable growth during COVID-19 pandemic.

Loews Corporation Reports Net Loss Of $835 Million For The Second Quarter Of 2020

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 11:00am

In 2020, catastrophe pretax net losses included $182 million related to the COVID-19 pandemic, $61 million related to civil unrest, and $58 million related primarily to severe weather-related events.

Key Points: 
  • In 2020, catastrophe pretax net losses included $182 million related to the COVID-19 pandemic, $61 million related to civil unrest, and $58 million related primarily to severe weather-related events.
  • As of March 31, 2020, 20 hotels owned and/or operated by Loews Hotels had temporarily suspended operations, with two additional hotels suspending operations in April 2020.
  • In 2020, net catastrophe pretax losses included $195 million related to the COVID-19 pandemic, $61 million related to civil unrest and $120 million related primarily to severe weather-related events.
  • A conference call to discuss the second quarter results of Loews Corporation has been scheduled for today at 10:00 a.m.

APAC Data Wrangling Market Analysis and Outlook 2020-2025 - COVID-19 Pandemic Has Created a Tidal Wave of Data - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 9:47am

The Asia-Pacific Data Wrangling Market is expected to register a CAGR of 16% over the forecast period from 2020 to 2025.

Key Points: 
  • The Asia-Pacific Data Wrangling Market is expected to register a CAGR of 16% over the forecast period from 2020 to 2025.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has created a tidal wave of data.
  • By automating complex data engineering tasks, data wrangling solutions can harness the collective intelligence of the organizations.
  • May 2020 - TIBCO Spotfire 10.5 added new data wrangling, data access, and administration features to their product portfolio.