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Announcing the 2021 .eu Web Awards Winners!

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 8:00am

Last night the 2021 .eu Web Awards ended in epic fashion at the Teatro Antico in Taormina, Italy.

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  • Last night the 2021 .eu Web Awards ended in epic fashion at the Teatro Antico in Taormina, Italy.
  • Hosted by EURid , the .eu Web Awards are a competition for the best .eu, .
  • After last years virtual only event, we were pleased to once again celebrate the finalists and winners in person.
  • This is what the Web Awards is all about, bringing together people from various industries and backgrounds and honouring them for having chosen a .eu for their online presence.

Notice to the Extraordinary General meeting in Hexagon AB (publ)

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:36pm

NACKA STRAND, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The shareholders of Hexagon AB are hereby given notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Wednesday 17 November 2021.

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  • NACKA STRAND, Sweden, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The shareholders of Hexagon AB are hereby given notice of the Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Wednesday 17 November 2021.
  • Please note that the notification to the Extraordinary General Meeting can only be made by postal voting.
  • For shareholders who have their shares nominee-registered, the following applies in order to be entitled to participate in the Meeting.
  • Completed and signed forms for postal voting can be sent by mail to Hexagon AB, c/o Euroclear Sweden, Box191, SE-101 23 Stockholm, Sweden, or by e-mail to GeneralMeetingService@euroclear.com .

Discovery To Report Third-Quarter 2021 Results On Wednesday, November 3

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that it will report its third-quarter 2021 results on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 7:00 a.m.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that it will report its third-quarter 2021 results on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 7:00 a.m.
  • ET that same day to discuss the results.
  • A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the completion of the call until November 10, 2021.
  • Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.

Kevin Hart’s HartBeat Productions closes deal with newly-formed Driven Studios to produce American Hypercar docuseries

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

That upcoming attempt will be exclusively covered by the production team to be released with the American Hypercar docuseries.

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  • That upcoming attempt will be exclusively covered by the production team to be released with the American Hypercar docuseries.
  • Once complete, HartBeat Productions and Driven Studios will take the docuseries to market with the goal of finding a partner for distribution.
  • The project is being produced by HartBeat Productions and Driven Studios.
  • Matt Swanson and Michael George will Executive Produce for Driven Studios along with showrunners Tod Mesirow and Jennifer Ducker.

Brave14 Capital, a Venture Fund Raised by a High School Student, Launches With Top Investors From Throughout the US

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Brave14 Capital was launched by Taarini Kaur Dang, a high school senior in Silicon Valley.

Key Points: 
  • Brave14 Capital was launched by Taarini Kaur Dang, a high school senior in Silicon Valley.
  • This is a unique fund because of its mission of changing the world using Venture Capital by investing in social impact and diverse companies.
  • Taarini incubated the idea for Brave14 Capital at the age of 14 years when she was in 8th grade.
  • Taarini's story of a young girl leveraging Venture Capital to change the world has resonated with several visionary and experienced investors and topmost Institutional Limited Partners.

discovery+ Now Available on LG Smart TVs in U.S.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:01pm

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct.13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery, Inc. and LG Electronics USA announced today that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service, is now available on LG Smart TVsin the U.S. including LG's line-up of award-winning LG OLED TVs and LG QNED MiniLED TVs*.

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  • ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct.13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery, Inc. and LG Electronics USA announced today that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service, is now available on LG Smart TVsin the U.S. including LG's line-up of award-winning LG OLED TVs and LG QNED MiniLED TVs*.
  • LG Smart TV owners can now access discovery+ on the TV's webOS platform by opening the discovery+ app using their remote or, when available, by saying "discovery plus" directly into their LG Magic Remote.
  • "The arrival of the discovery+ app on LG Smart TVs delivers a new range of premium, educational and inspiring content to LG TV owners," said Peggy Ang, LG's vice president of marketing.
  • discovery+ is available in the U.S. starting at $4.99 per month, with an ad-free version available for $6.99 per month.

Discovery, Inc. To Launch discovery+ In Canada

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that discovery+, the definitive streaming home of non-fiction, real life content, will launch in Canada on Tuesday, October 19. The launch marks the first time Canadian viewers will have access to the most comprehensive collection of real life programming available anywhere.

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  • The launch marks the first time Canadian viewers will have access to the most comprehensive collection of real life programming available anywhere.
  • discovery+ also features much loved personalities like Guy Fieri, Drew and Jonathan Scott, Zak Bagans and Dr. Pimple Popper.
  • Finally, more than 1,000 episodes of Discovery's most popular series will be subtitled in French at launch.
  • With our expertise in driving discoverability and brand recognition, we look forward to supporting the growth of discovery+ in Canada."

Taboola Selected as Exclusive Content Recommendations Ad Provider for LINE Today Hong Kong [Correcting and Replacing]

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taboola, a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, today announced LINE Today Hong Kong has selected Taboola to power ad module recommendations for LINE Today in the Hong Kong market.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taboola , a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, today announced LINE Today Hong Kong has selected Taboola to power ad module recommendations for LINE Today in the Hong Kong market.
  • Taboolas ad module recommendations will operate on LINE Today Hong Kong.
  • LINE Today Hong Kong will power recommendations by leveraging several Taboola innovations, including Taboola Feed , a seamlessly integrated feed that provides readers with personalised content for a more engaging experience, across the LINE Today Hong Kong home page and all of its articles.
  • Were excited to bring discovery and recommendations to LINE Today Hong Kong, operated by one of the worlds most popular messaging apps, and unlock new ways for LINE Today Hong Kong to monetize.

Percona Announces General Availability of Kubernetes Operator for PostgreSQL, Expands Managed Services

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 12:38pm

Percona , a leader in open source database software and services, today announced the general availability of its new Kubernetes Operator for PostgreSQL.

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  • Percona , a leader in open source database software and services, today announced the general availability of its new Kubernetes Operator for PostgreSQL.
  • Percona Managed Services help developer teams to manage and improve database performance for their implementations.
  • Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL Operator manages the orchestration of container images to ensure a self-healing, consistent, and secure Kubernetes-based deployment.
  • Percona Managed Services provides the expertise and experience to support those specific deployment needs, so application deployments can run successfully and operating costs can be controlled, said Nick Herring, Director of Managed Services at Percona.

Taboola Selected as Exclusive Content Recommendations Provider by LINE

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taboola (Nasdaq: TBLA), a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, today announced LINE Today Hong Kong has selected Taboola to power recommendations across LINE, the global mobile platform.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taboola (Nasdaq: TBLA), a global leader in powering recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like, today announced LINE Today Hong Kong has selected Taboola to power recommendations across LINE, the global mobile platform.
  • LINE Today serves as a news and content hub within the LINE app, which connects users with leading destinations for mobile news and content consumption in several countries and Taboolas recommendation will live on LINE Today Hong Kong.
  • LINE will power recommendations by leveraging several Taboola innovations, including Taboola Feed , a seamlessly integrated feed that provides readers with personalised content for a more engaging experience, across the LINE Today Hong Kong home page and all of its articles.
  • LINE has built an incredible mobile-first brand that places communication, content, and entertainment at the forefront, said Adam Singolda, CEO and founder, Taboola.