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Virtuoso Acquisition Corp. Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement and Date for Special Meeting to Approve Proposed Business Combination with Wejo, to be Held on November 16, 2021

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

The Registration Statement includes a definitive proxy statement/prospectus and provides important information about Virtuoso, Wejo, and the business combination.

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  • The Registration Statement includes a definitive proxy statement/prospectus and provides important information about Virtuoso, Wejo, and the business combination.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211025005597/en/
    Virtuoso also announced that its Special Meeting of Stockholders (the Special Meeting) to consider and vote upon the business combination has been set for November 16, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST.
  • Stockholders of record as of October 14, 2021 (the Record Date) are eligible to attend and vote at the Special Meeting.
  • Virtuoso Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, stock purchase or similar business combination with one or more businesses.

European Commission Selects Humanigen’s Lenzilumab as One of the 10 Most Promising Treatments for COVID-19

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 3:30pm

*Lenzilumab is not authorized, or approved in any country, and as the European Commission notes, the selection of lenzilumab as a top-10 candidate does not replace the scientific assessment by the European Medicines Agency, or the authorisation .

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  • *Lenzilumab is not authorized, or approved in any country, and as the European Commission notes, the selection of lenzilumab as a top-10 candidate does not replace the scientific assessment by the European Medicines Agency, or the authorisation .
  • by the European Commission.2
    Lenzilumab was chosen as one of the 10 most promising COVID-19 treatments after an evaluation of 82 late-stage therapeutic candidates by an independent group of 10 scientific experts across Europe.
  • The report also recognizes that lenzilumab is variant agnostic, a critically important consideration in the public health context.
  • Retrieved October 23, 2021, from https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/core/api/front/...
    European Health Union: Commission establishes portfolio of 10 most promising treatments for COVID-19.

eero Reports More Than 75 Percent Year-over-Year Growth in ISP Customer Networks

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

eero for Service Providers also now offers eeros award-winning eero 6 and eero Pro 6 mesh wifi systems, along with the advanced online security tools offered by eero Secure.

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  • eero for Service Providers also now offers eeros award-winning eero 6 and eero Pro 6 mesh wifi systems, along with the advanced online security tools offered by eero Secure.
  • eero Insight includes:
    Fleet analytics such as network outage detection to visualize online and offline networks across ISPs fleets for timely and effective troubleshooting.
  • With additional feature releases planned for later this year, eero expects continued growth of eero for Service Providers through the end of 2021.
  • eero offers advanced online security tools, eero Secure and eero Secure+, to help protect connected devices, privacy, and family.

Baicells Chosen as the Top Private Network Vendor by Kaleido Intelligence

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 3:00pm

Kaleido recently released a market research report citing that enterprise private LTE and 5G networks would be a $7.3 billion market by 2026, with 76% of this tied to private LTE networks.

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  • Kaleido recently released a market research report citing that enterprise private LTE and 5G networks would be a $7.3 billion market by 2026, with 76% of this tied to private LTE networks.
  • Kaleido chose Baicells as the top player in the telecommunications private network's market, citing the organization's high level of growth over the past 6 years which Kaleido attributes to Baicells leading hardware and software offerings.
  • "We are very honored to be chosen by Kaleido as their top-performing vendor for private networks," said Minchul Ho, GM of Baicells North America.
  • Baicells currently boasts over 700 private LTE networks across the world, with a large percentage of those trusted networks operating within North America.

SmileDirectClub Expands Oral Care Line With Launch Of Two New Water Flossers

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:28pm

Large Tank Water Flosser: Deep clean your teeth with the new innovative design thats 50% more effective than string floss*.

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  • Large Tank Water Flosser: Deep clean your teeth with the new innovative design thats 50% more effective than string floss*.
  • Standing at just slightly over 5 closed, it slides open to a full-size water flosser with a surprisingly big water reservoir.
  • The Large Tank and Compact Water Flossers are an extension of our expanding, premium oral care product line, said Amy Keith, GM of Global Oral Care at SmileDirectClub.
  • SmileDirectClub, Inc. (SmileDirectClub) is an oral care company and creator of the first medtech platform for teeth straightening.

Geotab and General Motors Deliver Real-Time In-Vehicle Driver Coaching for Safer Roads

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Driver Feedback (In-Vehicle Coaching) service is now included in the Geotab Integrated Solution for GM.

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  • The Driver Feedback (In-Vehicle Coaching) service is now included in the Geotab Integrated Solution for GM.
  • The newly released Driver Feedback service is designed to trigger events via audible alerts delivered through the vehicle infotainment system when certain driving conditions are met.
  • It provides insights into specific driving behaviors to help create awareness and encourage safe driving habits by coaching drivers in real-time.
  • From verbally alerting the driver of an unlatched seat belt to coaching the driver once aggressive driving or speeding is detected, the Geotab integrated solution for GM is setting higher standards for driver safety among their fleet customers.

Hagens Berman: Consumers Sue Fiat Chrysler and Cummins for Defective Fuel Pump in Dodge RAM Heavy Duty Diesel Trucks

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 1:09am

Leading consumer rights law firm Hagens Berman today filed a class-action lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Cummins on behalf of 600,000 owners and lessors of 2018 2020 Dodge RAM Heavy Duty Cummins-equipped diesel trucks containing a defective CP4 fuel injection pump.

Key Points: 
  • Leading consumer rights law firm Hagens Berman today filed a class-action lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Cummins on behalf of 600,000 owners and lessors of 2018 2020 Dodge RAM Heavy Duty Cummins-equipped diesel trucks containing a defective CP4 fuel injection pump.
  • If you own or lease a 2018 2020 Dodge RAM 2500, 3500, 4500 or 5500 Heavy Duty diesel truck with a 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel engine, find out more about the lawsuit and your rights.
  • The lawsuit says FCA and Cummins knew Boschs CP4 pump design was incompatible with American diesel fuel.
  • Hagens Berman has filed seven class action lawsuits against Ford, GM and FCA concerning the dangerous CP4 fuel injection pump in other diesel trucks.

Citcon Closes $30M Series C Funding

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 4:00pm

Citcon's global enterprise payments gateway allows merchants to participate in global commerce by enabling secure online or in-store transactions with more than 100 different payment methods, including mobile wallets, local payment schemes, and traditional credit cards -- all through one single integration and reconciliation platform. Citcon’s solution integrates a variety of globally popular digital wallet brands including PayPal, Venmo, AliPay, WeChat Pay, as well as buy now pay later services, cryptocurrency, and more.

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  • Citcon, the leading mobile wallet payment provider enabling global commerce at scale, today announced that it has received $30 million in Series C financing led by Norwest Venture Partners and Cota Capital.
  • The new funding will support the rapid addition of world-class staff and global expansion that builds on the companys international presence on four continents.
  • "Citcon enables global commerce at scale by allowing merchants to accept payments by mobile wallet and alternative currencies with the same ease as they process traditional credit card payments today, said Chuck Huang, CEO and founder at Citcon.
  • We are delighted to be able to partner with Citcon and provide support as it enters a new era of growth."

Commvault Extends Value of Intelligent Data Services to AWS Marketplace

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

TINTON FALLS, N.J., Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a recognized global enterprise leader in intelligent data services across on-premises, cloud, and software as a service (SaaS) environments, today announced the availability of Commvault Backup & Recovery and Commvault Professional Services in AWS Marketplace, an online store that makes it easy for customers to find, test, buy, and deploy software that runs on AWS. Commvault continues to innovate in delivering industry-leading technology to customers to help them face digital transformation head-on with solutions that protect data anywhere, whether in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid model. 

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  • Expanding the reach of Commvault's industry-leading backup and recovery solutions, AWS Marketplace availability of Commvault Backup & Recovery , with optional add-ons of Commvault Disaster Recovery and Commvault Professional Services , provides AWS customers with simple, scalable, and secure enterprise-grade data protection at infinite scale and rapid recovery of any workload.
  • "By launching our Backup & Recovery, Disaster Recovery, and Professional Services solutions in AWS Marketplace, we are able to provide AWS customers with trusted data management solutions that natively support AWS services making protecting and storing data as easy as possible."
  • "We're happy to welcome Commvault Backup & Recovery to AWS Marketplace and are excited to see how customers will benefit from Commvault's data protection solutions."
  • Its industry-leading Intelligent Data Services Platform empowers these professionals to store, protect, optimize, and use their data, wherever it lives.

Earls Restaurant Group announces exclusive partnership with DoorDash in Canada

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

"We are thrilled to announce an exclusive partnership with DoorDash," said Kristin Vekteris, Chief Brand Officer, Earls Restaurants.

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  • "We are thrilled to announce an exclusive partnership with DoorDash," said Kristin Vekteris, Chief Brand Officer, Earls Restaurants.
  • To celebrate the exclusive partnership, Earls and DoorDash will provide one lucky customer with a year of free Earls (valued up to $2,500)*.
  • "This partnership marks an important milestone in providing Canadians with premium dining options directly to their homes," said Brent Seals, GM of DoorDash Canada.
  • "As DoorDash continues to find new ways to enhance the customer experience, our exclusive partnership with Earls Kitchen + Bar comes at the perfect time showcasing the range of offerings available on the platform."