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Social Finance Announces New Career Impact Bond with Clinical Research Fastrack to Expand Access to Clinical Research Job Training, Economic Mobility

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 11:52am

BOSTON and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Social Finance announced its latest Career Impact Bond, a $5 million partnership with Clinical Research Fastrack to help people facing barriers to employment, including immigrants and refugees with impressive medical or science degrees earned outside of the U.S., find careers within the growing clinical research industry.

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  • "We're excited to partner with Clinical Research Fastrack to train clinical research professionals who help bring new life-saving treatments to market," Social Finance CEO and Co-Founder Tracy Palandjian said.
  • "It's exciting to collaborate with Social Finance on a program that will diversify and strengthen the clinical research industry," Clinical Research Fastrack Co-Founder and CEO David Silberman said.
  • Clinical Research Fastrack was founded in 2016 to improve the quality and progress of clinical research by educating and empowering new research professionals.
  • Clinical Research Fastrack trains aspiring Clinical Research professionals and connects them with leading research organizations to elevate the efficacy of clinical trials.

Horizon Media Launches New B2B Growth Practice -- Green Thread -- to Help Clients Establish Advanced Systems for Revenue Expansion

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 11:30am

NEW YORK, July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Media, the largest U.S. media agency according to AdAge Data Center 2022, today announced the launch of Green Thread, an independent business-to-business practice under the Horizon Media umbrella, designed to help clients achieve consistent revenue growth through modern, data-driven strategies.  The new practice will focus on improving financial performance at client companies by connecting their sales and marketing approaches and activities.  Chris Hummel, a two-time Fortune 500 CMO and innovative operational executive, will lead Green Thread as President to design, orchestrate and execute impactful growth strategies serving the B2B customer segment.

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  • "Horizon is continuously evolving to meet the needs of our clients," said Bill Koenigsberg, Horizon Media.
  • In addition, Horizon Media acquired the Revenue Enablement Institute (REI) an advisory and research firm, tailored to the next generation of growth leaders to accelerate Green Thread's operational development.
  • The financial link between shareholder value and growth is well established, as revenue expansion represents the single largest source of shareholder return.
  • Green Thread is a B2B practice, under the Horizon Media umbrella, that helps companies achieve sustainable, scalable revenue expansion by aligning around a common purpose growth.

On National Fried Chicken Day, KFC encourages Canadians to celebrate by revealing Buckets & Bubbly

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 11:00am

According to a recent survey by KFC Canada, 41 per cent of Canadian adults are interested in trying fried chicken and bubbly.

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  • According to a recent survey by KFC Canada, 41 per cent of Canadian adults are interested in trying fried chicken and bubbly.
  • To celebrate National Fried Chicken Day, KFC is making it even easier - with Buckets & Bubbly, an epically delicious pairing.
  • All you need is a bucket of KFC Original Recipe fried chicken and a glass of bubbly to bring out the flavour of both.
  • Grab your favourite bubbly, put it on ice and get a bucket of KFC Original Recipe chicken and celebrate National Fried Chicken Day.

Never Trust, Always Verify: Is Zero Trust the Next Big Thing in Cybersecurity? - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 10:41am

The "Never Trust, Always Verify - Is Zero Trust the Next Big Thing in Cybersecurity?"

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  • The "Never Trust, Always Verify - Is Zero Trust the Next Big Thing in Cybersecurity?"
  • In the wake of accelerated digital transformation, traditional perimeter-based security models often fail to protect modern digital environments.
  • Against the backdrop, enterprises explore zero trust as it takes a micro-level approach to authenticate and approve access at every point within a network.
  • As digital transformation becomes a top priority for many organizations, the zero trust approach is increasingly favored to secure the modern cloud environments and address its challenges.

Turnstone Biologics and Moffitt Cancer Center Announce Strategic Alliance to Advance Next-Generation TIL Therapies for Solid Tumors

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 11:00am

Turnstone Biologics Corp., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation immunotherapies to treat and cure solid tumors, and Moffitt Cancer Center (Moffitt), a world leader in advancing cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, today announced the formation of a broad strategic alliance, deepening their existing multi-year research collaboration .

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  • Turnstone Biologics Corp., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation immunotherapies to treat and cure solid tumors, and Moffitt Cancer Center (Moffitt), a world leader in advancing cellular immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer, today announced the formation of a broad strategic alliance, deepening their existing multi-year research collaboration .
  • Our landmark strategic alliance with Turnstone underscores Moffitts commitment to bold research initiatives and groundbreaking clinical studies for the benefit of cancer patients who have limited or no effective treatment options, said Patrick Hwu, M.D., President and CEO, Moffitt Cancer Center.
  • Cell therapy is a key area of focus at Moffitt, and we are impressed by Turnstones novel approach to TIL therapy.
  • We look forward to initiating the clinical study in melanoma and continuing to grow this valuable relationship with Turnstone.

American Parkinson Disease Association Expands Support to More Communities With Resources in Simplified Chinese

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 10:00am

NEW YORK, July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The mission of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is to provide the support, education, and research to help everyone impacted by Parkinson's disease (PD) live life to the fullest. However, it is challenging to meet this goal when everyone impacted by PD doesn't speak the same language, or have access to reliable wifi, or live near medical specialists, etc. Therefore, it is part of APDA's current three-year strategic plan to expand its reach to under-served, under-studied, and under-represented communities in order to promote health equality and access to care and provide much-needed education and support. Just one step in this direction is the launch of two newly transcreated resources, the APDA Parkinson's Disease Handbook, and the APDA Medical ID Card , both of which are now available in Simplified Chinese. They can be downloaded for free from the APDA website or free hard copies can be mailed to your home.

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  • NEW YORK, July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The mission of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is to provide the support, education, and research to help everyone impacted by Parkinson's disease (PD) live life to the fullest.
  • Just one step in this direction is the launch of two newly transcreated resources, the APDA Parkinson's Disease Handbook , and the APDA Medical ID Card , both of which are now available in Simplified Chinese.
  • "We are very excited to launch these two key resources in Simplified Chinese as a first step in better serving the Chinese community," states Leslie A.
  • The APDA Parkinson's Disease Handbook has been designed to provide a strong overview of PD, including:
    In addition to the Parkinson's Disease Handbook, APDA also translated its Medical ID Card into Simplified Chinese.

Precision Immersion Cooling Specialist, Iceotope Technologies, Secures £30m Funding from Global Syndicate Led by Impact Investor ABC Impact

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 8:00am

This alliance will further drive the rapid deployment of Iceotope's technology globally through its holistic suite of data centre solutions.

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  • This alliance will further drive the rapid deployment of Iceotope's technology globally through its holistic suite of data centre solutions.
  • Tan Shao Ming, Chief Investment Officer at ABC Impact said: "Climate and water solutions form a key investment theme for us.
  • Iceotope's precision cooling solutions enable data centres to transit to a more sustainable infrastructure with a reduced environmental and real estate footprint.
  • By increasing efficiency in their use of energy and water, data centres can contribute to global efforts to reduce carbonemissions.

Precision Immersion Cooling Specialist, Iceotope Technologies, Secures £30m Funding from Global Syndicate Led by Impact Investor ABC Impact

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 8:00am

This alliance will further drive the rapid deployment of Iceotope's technology globally through its holistic suite of data centre solutions.

Key Points: 
  • This alliance will further drive the rapid deployment of Iceotope's technology globally through its holistic suite of data centre solutions.
  • Tan Shao Ming, Chief Investment Officer at ABC Impact said: "Climate and water solutions form a key investment theme for us.
  • Iceotope's precision cooling solutions enable data centres to transit to a more sustainable infrastructure with a reduced environmental and real estate footprint.
  • By increasing efficiency in their use of energy and water, data centres can contribute to global efforts to reduce carbonemissions.

Node4 acquires risual to strengthen Microsoft Cloud capabilities and UK Public Sector footprint aligning with existing Microsoft capabilities to drive continued growth for Node4 across Consulting and Managed Services

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 8:00am

This adds significant skills, experience, and revenue to its managed services business, with a focus on all three Microsoft cloud platforms and public and private sector clients.

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  • This adds significant skills, experience, and revenue to its managed services business, with a focus on all three Microsoft cloud platforms and public and private sector clients.
  • Adding risual to Node4s acquisition of TNP in July 2021 brings together knowledge, capability and capacity offering a comprehensive Microsoft portfolio of services.
  • The acquisition further enhances the groups credibility and expertise in delivering Microsoft solutions to the enterprise mid-tier and public sector.
  • risual is a UK-based business and technology services organisation, offering consultancy, managed services, training and adoption, apprenticeships, and licensing for cloud technologies.

DIGITIMES: Why are Smart Cities the Future Momentum

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 6:00am

It is estimated that the business opportunities of smart cities will reach $2.6 trillion in 2025, mainly in the Asia Pacific region.

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  • It is estimated that the business opportunities of smart cities will reach $2.6 trillion in 2025, mainly in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Smart cities, with a massive business potential, will become the future momentum!
  • With telecom carriers worldwide keenly expanding their 5G infrastructure, Dr. Khanna is optimistic about the birth of more new smart systems and the rapid development of smart cities worldwide soon.
  • In the end, the future of smart city will not be operated by one large central AI, but multiple small ones.