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My Little Pony Makes its Mark on the Metaverse

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- My Little Pony trots into Roblox with new game, "Visit Maretime Bay," in celebration of new episodes of My Little Pony: Make Your Mark, now on Netflix. The experience recreates the iconic series setting of Maretime Bay, a seaside town destination where everyone is welcome, and self-expression runs free. In a first of its kind twist, upon entering the game, players' Roblox avatars will undergo a magical transformation into a customizable pony avatar—a feature unique to the "Visit Maretime Bay'' experience that enables fans to go beyond the screen and fully immerse themselves in this world of friendship, fun and adventure.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --My Little Pony trots into Roblox with new game, " Visit Maretime Bay ," in celebration of new episodes of My Little Pony: Make Your Mark , now on Netflix.
  • Plus, parents can look out for "Visit Maretime Bay" creative ads for the My Little Pony: Make Your Mark series in their social feeds via TripAdvisor and My Little Pony handles.
  • My Little Pony will also celebrate girls everywhere by sponsoring Rebel Girls' upcoming Rebel Girls Fest: Be the Changeat bookstore events across the US and Canada in October.
  • In September 2021, MY LITTLE PONY: A NEW GENERATION launched on Netflix and introduced the next generation of ponies to a new generation of kids.

Contact Centers and Brands “Power UP!” at Calabrio Customer Connect 2022

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Calabrio , the workforce performance company, welcomes customers to Calabrio Customer Connect (C3) in-person in Orlando, Florida, after two years of virtual events.

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  • Calabrio , the workforce performance company, welcomes customers to Calabrio Customer Connect (C3) in-person in Orlando, Florida, after two years of virtual events.
  • Calabrio CEO & President, Tom Goodmanson , with special guest, Customer Experience Futurist, Blake Morgan , discussed how The Contact Center is Your Brand Guardian.
  • Now in its fourth year, the analytics competition showcases companies who leverage the power of Calabrio Analytics to unearth new customer and employee insights.
  • Running in parallel, the ONE Awards recognizes high-achieving customers charting the future of agent and customer engagement using Calabrio ONE.

COVID relief innovation takes 2022 SAS Hackathon crown

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CARY, N.C., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a conundrum faced by governments worldwide amid COVID-19 economic turbulence: how to distribute relief funds for maximum impact. During the month-long 2022 SAS Hackathon, a team of Indonesian data scientists and technology enthusiasts developed a solution now being implemented in Jakarta. Team JAKSTAT's platform, powered by machine learning, optimizes relief distribution to the region's millions of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that drive Indonesia's economy.

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  • During the month-long 2022 SAS Hackathon, a team of Indonesian data scientists and technology enthusiasts developed a solution now being implemented in Jakarta.
  • SAS names JAKSTAT's #data4good COVID relief innovation winner of annual hackathon.
  • "Optimizing the allocation of COVID relief is a challenge faced the world over," said Einar Halvorsen, Global Hackathon Lead at SAS.
  • SAS declared JAKSTAT's victory at the opening of AI and analytics conference SAS Explore 2022 .

SAS Viya now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CARY, N.C., Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SAS Explore -- The SAS® Viya® analytics platform is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace with the click of a button on a pay-as-you-go basis. Full-featured SAS Viya on Microsoft Azure equips customers worldwide with access to essential data exploration, machine learning and model deployment analytics. It's available in many translated languages and includes an extensive in-app learning center to support immediate onboarding and long-term success.

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  • With the availability of SAS Viya on Microsoft Azure, users will have access to the full Viya package that includes SASVisual Analytics, SAS Visual Statistics, SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning, and SAS Model Manager.
  • SAS CEO Jim Goodnight said accessing Viya in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace is a fast and easy way to tap into the power of SAS.
  • They are located all around the world, across all industries, and experience benefits from fellow SAS users and experts within SAS Communities, which will be available directly through SAS Viya on Microsoft Azure.
  • Launching SAS Viya as a "Get It Now" offering in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace represents a continued focus on expanding the SAS/Microsoft strategic partnership.

Alkaline Fuel Cell Power Corp. Announces Filing and Mailing of Information Circular for Special Meeting of Shareholders

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Monday, September 26, 2022

ABOUT ALKALINE FUEL CELL POWER CORP. (NEO: PWWR)

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  • ABOUT ALKALINE FUEL CELL POWER CORP. (NEO: PWWR)
    AFCP is a diversified investment platform developing affordable, renewable, and reliable energy assets and cleantech.
  • AFCP operates through two global entities: Fuel Cell Power NV, a wholly owned subsidiary in Belgium, and PWWR Flow Streams (PWWR Flow), an AFCP brand in Canada.
  • Fuel Cell Power NV is focused on the development, production and commercialization of micro-combined heat and power (micro-CHP) systems and off-grid and back-up power generators based on advanced alkaline fuel cell technology that generates zero CO2 emissions.
  • Fuel Cell Power NV is working through milestones to deliver a commercialized alkaline fuel cell in 2024.

Manufacturing industry transformed by AI, IoT and analytics

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Monday, September 26, 2022

CARY, N.C., Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- For manufacturers, creating quality products in optimized and efficient factories is a huge part of their mission. But as important are the many ways customers use these products. Examples include:

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  • MFG Day spotlights career opportunities and resilient manufacturers using technologies like AI and IoT analytics.
  • This annual celebration across the United States recognizes the importance of manufacturing to the global economy and spotlights career opportunities in modern manufacturing for students.
  • The event, titled "Manufacturing Workforce and Digital Transformation with Analytics," will explore how artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) analytics help manufacturers stay resilient today and relevant in the future.
  • "The manufacturing industry is dynamic, technology-driven, and vital to the health of the global economy," said Jason Mann, VP of IoT at SAS.

Jump Start Your tonies Adventures with Pink Toniebox and Peppa Pig Tonie Set Available Exclusively at Target

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Starting today, the Peppa Pig Tonie is available as part of a Target-exclusive Starter Set that includes an appropriately pink-colored Toniebox.

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  • Starting today, the Peppa Pig Tonie is available as part of a Target-exclusive Starter Set that includes an appropriately pink-colored Toniebox.
  • The starter set includes a pink Toniebox,a screen-free entertainment system, along with the lovable Peppa Pig.
  • The Peppa Pig Starter Set is for kids ages 3 years old and up, and available for purchase exclusively at Target.
  • The individual Peppa Pig Tonie, and the Peppa Pig: George Tonie are available on tonies.com and wherever Tonies are sold.

POWER STAFFING SOLUTIONS places No. 2 on The Globe and Mail's fourth-annual ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies

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Friday, September 23, 2022

2 on the 2022 Report on Business ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies.

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  • 2 on the 2022 Report on Business ranking of Canada's Top Growing Companies.
  • Power Staffing Solutions earned its spot with three-year growth of 10406%.
  • Power Staffing Solutions provides industry-leading expertise and staffing support in Healthcare, Technology and Professional Services under the leadership of Managing Partner Saye Sathiyakumar.
  • Power Staffing Solutions specializes in Healthcare, IT and Professional recruitment and staffing.

AI skills crisis may lead to wasted investments and stifled innovation, research shows

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

CARY, N.C., Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Urgent action is needed to tackle an artificial intelligence (AI) skills crisis that is already stifling US productivity and innovation, new research has found. Published by analytics leader SAS, How to Solve the Data Science Skills Shortage is a report based on a survey of decision makers from major US firms spanning nine sectors, including banking, insurance, government and retail.

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  • 63% of respondents claim their largest skills shortages are in AI and machine learning.
  • Sixty-three percent of respondents also claim their largest skills shortages are in AI and machine learning.
  • Without the talent, these increased investments in artificial intelligence and machine learning could be wasted, leading to financial losses and unrealized opportunities.
  • Companies may have little choice but to pay ever-higher salaries, and recruitment and contractor costs to secure the skills they need.

SAS Viya helps Iveco Group reduce truck recalls

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

CARY, N.C., Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturer Iveco Group digitally transformed itself to enhance responsiveness to stressed trucking industry customers. One of the keys to transformation success was improving the company's remote diagnostic capabilities to quickly maximize uptime in its global truck fleet.

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  • With SAS Viya and IoT Analytics, Iveco Group reduces customer maintenance costs for its trucks.
  • Iveco Group chose industry-leading SAS Viya to ensure its analytics are agile and always on so customers' revenue and satisfaction levels remain high.
  • The patterns SAS Viya uncovers help Iveco Group reduce recalls by proactively fixing customer issues before they become major problems.
  • Iveco Group initially saw success with SAS Analytics for IoT in its quality department, so expanding SAS across the enterprise was a logical progression.