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United Development Funding IV Recommends Shareholders Reject Hedge Fund NexPoint’s Eighth Extended Hostile Tender Offer

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 9:42pm

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Development Funding IV (UDF IV or the Trust) announced that it recommends Trust shareholders reject the eighth extended unsolicited tender offer made by hedge fund NexPoint Strategic Opportunities Fund (NexPoint) to purchase all Trust common shares (the Shares) for $1.10 per share (the Tender Offer).

Key Points: 
  • GRAPEVINE, Texas, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Development Funding IV (UDF IV or the Trust) announced that it recommends Trust shareholders reject the eighth extended unsolicited tender offer made by hedge fund NexPoint Strategic Opportunities Fund (NexPoint) to purchase all Trust common shares (the Shares) for $1.10 per share (the Tender Offer).
  • The Trusts Board of Trustees (the Board) believes that NexPoints extended tender offer price of $1.10 per share represents a substantial discount to the Trusts current value, and that other factors also lead to the conclusion that shareholders should reject the Tender Offer.
  • A shareholder that has already agreed to tender its Shares pursuant to the Tender Offer may withdraw any tender of shares up until October 1, 2021 (as described in the Tender Offer materials).
  • These concerns and the Boards additional reasons for recommending that shareholders reject the Tender Offer are described further in the Trusts prior press releases recommending shareholders reject the Tender Offer, which are available at www.udfiv.com .

Health Gorilla Expands Its Interoperability Platform by Connecting to eHealth Exchange

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 8:52pm

The eHealth Exchange membership will connect Health Gorilla's customers to a vast array of other members and care sites and enables Health Gorilla to expand their healthcare interoperability services for patients, providers, and digital health developers.

Key Points: 
  • The eHealth Exchange membership will connect Health Gorilla's customers to a vast array of other members and care sites and enables Health Gorilla to expand their healthcare interoperability services for patients, providers, and digital health developers.
  • "Our team is excited to expand our partners' quantity and quality of data with eHealth Exchange," said Steve Yaskin, CEO and Co-founder of Health Gorilla.
  • Since integrating with eHealth Exchange, Health Gorilla has seen very promising results, with some customers seeing as much as a 30% increase in data available while maintaining outstanding query return times.
  • eHealth Exchange members can now request patient data from Health Gorilla's customers, including a breadth of digital health companies supplying data that can contribute to social determinants of health.

Insights on the Multi-Tenant Data Center Global Market to 2026 - by Solution Type, Application, Organization Size, End-use Industry and Region

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:45pm

The global multi-tenant data center market exhibited strong growth during 2015-2020.

Key Points: 
  • The global multi-tenant data center market exhibited strong growth during 2015-2020.
  • Looking forward, the global multi-tenant data center market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 8% during the forecast period (2021-2026).
  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global multi-tenant data center market?
  • What is the structure of the global multi-tenant data center market and who are the key players?

District Attorney George Gascón to Dismiss Nearly 60,000 Cannabis Convictions

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 6:08pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today that his office -- with support from The Social Impact Center -- has identified nearly 60,000 cannabis convictions that will be dismissed as part of his ongoing efforts to reverse the injustices of drug laws.

Key Points: 
  • "Dismissing these convictions means the possibility of a better future to thousands of disenfranchised people who are receiving this long-needed relief," District Attorney Gascn said.
  • "We created the opportunity for old cannabis convictions to be cleared, but it was up to local district attorneys to actually make it happen.
  • I applaud District Attorney Gascn for taking this action to help nearly 60,000 Angelenos have their records fully sealed."
  • As the co-author of Proposition 64, the 2016 measure that made cannabis legal in California, District Attorney Gascn has been at the forefront in eliminating prior cannabis convictions.

Machine Learning Tools for COVID-19 Patient Screening and Improved Lab Test Management to Be Discussed at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:49pm

Results from an evaluation of this algorithm, along with an artificial intelligence method that improves test utilization and reimbursement, were presented today at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo.

Key Points: 
  • Results from an evaluation of this algorithm, along with an artificial intelligence method that improves test utilization and reimbursement, were presented today at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo.
  • This can be difficult, however, because COVID-19 shares many symptoms with other viral infections, and the most accurate PCR-based tests for COVID-19 can take several days to yield results.
  • "Our study implies that use of the automated test ordering system LDS would be extremely helpful for providers, laboratories, and payers," said Shrestha.
  • AACC Annual Scientific Meeting registration is free for members of the media.

MonetizeMore Named One of Canada's Top Growing Companies for Second Consecutive Year

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

The report ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth.

Key Points: 
  • The report ranks Canadian companies on three-year revenue growth.
  • MonetizeMore earned its spot (310 of 448) with a three-year growth rate of 108%.
  • "It is an honor to be recognized by The Globe and Mail for the second time in a row.
  • Founded in 2010, MonetizeMore is a fast-growing ad tech company with 200 team members across North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.

Worldwide Multi-Tenant Data Center Industry to 2026 - Featuring CenturyLink, Digital Realty Trust and Equinix Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:14pm

Significant growth in the IT industry across the globe is one of the key factors creating a positive outlook for the market.

Key Points: 
  • Significant growth in the IT industry across the globe is one of the key factors creating a positive outlook for the market.
  • Furthermore, rising internet penetration into daily activities and the growing adoption of the software-defined data center (SDDCs) are also driving the market growth.
  • How has the global multi-tenant data center market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What is the structure of the global multi-tenant data center market and who are the key players?

Sphera Expands Front Office with SS&C

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Sphera will use Eze Investment Suite to run its entire investment process, including order management, modeling and simulations, cash projections, trading, compliance checks, historical book of records and real-time reporting.

Key Points: 
  • Sphera will use Eze Investment Suite to run its entire investment process, including order management, modeling and simulations, cash projections, trading, compliance checks, historical book of records and real-time reporting.
  • "We are pleased to assist Sphera in its U.S. and EMEA expansion," said Michael Hutner, General Manager, SS&C Eze.
  • We look forward to supporting Sphera on their growth journey with the full power of SS&C's services and offerings."
  • Sphera Funds Management ("Sphera") is a global investment firm that was founded in 2004.

SenseOn Raises $20 million in Series A Funding to Define Cybersecurity Architecture of the Future

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:39pm

SenseOn , the fast-growing UK headquartered cyber security company, today announced its $20m Series A funding round to scale its cloud native AI cybersecurity platform.

Key Points: 
  • SenseOn , the fast-growing UK headquartered cyber security company, today announced its $20m Series A funding round to scale its cloud native AI cybersecurity platform.
  • SenseOn is on a mission to deliver the security architecture for the future, making the digital world safer without fear of ransomware, extortion, data theft and advanced threats.
  • SenseOn combines broad detection and response capabilities across traditionally siloed security domains with AI-based automation and an open security data cloud.
  • This investment round was led by Alston Zecha from Eight Roads Ventures who have a growing portfolio of cybersecurity companies globally.

tZERO’s Digital Asset to Fiat Account Funding Feature Continues to Expand - Will Support Bitcoin & Ethereum

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

Through the tZERO Markets user interface, a user will have access to a third-party application of a custodial bank.

Key Points: 
  • Through the tZERO Markets user interface, a user will have access to a third-party application of a custodial bank.
  • Potential investors are urged to consult a professional adviser regarding any economic, tax, legal or other consequences of trading any securities as described herein.
  • No reference to any specific security constitutes a recommendation to buy, sell, or hold that security or any other security.
  • The term "digital" refers to the blockchain technology elements of a security that are intended to enhance investor experience through added transparency.