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AWS and the NHL to Debut Advanced Stats During the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:30pm

b'Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com , Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced they will debut two new advanced analytics during the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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  • b'Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com , Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced they will debut two new advanced analytics during the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
  • The first two stats, shot analytics and save analytics, will debut on Saturday, May 15, during the first day of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs and be used throughout the 2021-22 season.
  • AWS for M&E features new and existing services and solutions from AWS and AWS Partners built specifically for content creators, rights holders, producers, broadcasters, and distributors.
  • The NHL reaches fans worldwide with games available online in every country including via its live and on-demand streaming service NHL.TV\xe2\x84\xa2.

Alexa® Functionality Now Available for FirstEnergy Utility Customers

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:50pm

There are no costs or fees for using Alexa to access utility bill information.\n"This technology provides another touchpoint for customers and is centered on convenience, real-time data and ease of use," said Sam Belcher, senior vice president and president of FirstEnergy Utilities.

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  • There are no costs or fees for using Alexa to access utility bill information.\n"This technology provides another touchpoint for customers and is centered on convenience, real-time data and ease of use," said Sam Belcher, senior vice president and president of FirstEnergy Utilities.
  • "We are excited to offer this functionality to the growing number of customers who have come to rely on voice-activated assistants for quick access to information.
  • "\nTo use this new functionality, customers with an Alexa or compatible device will need to sign up for an online account with their FirstEnergy utility.
  • Linking an Amazon account to a FirstEnergy utility account can be accomplished in a few simple steps.

Amazon Imposter Robocalls Reaching 150 Million Per Month

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'IRVINE, Calif., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --YouMailissued a new robocall threat advisory today warning that Americans are consistently receiving between 100 million and 150 million robocalls per month from fraudsters claiming to be with Amazon.

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  • b'IRVINE, Calif., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --YouMailissued a new robocall threat advisory today warning that Americans are consistently receiving between 100 million and 150 million robocalls per month from fraudsters claiming to be with Amazon.
  • For instance, Amazon imposters recently defrauded a senior citizen in Stockton, Calif., by claiming that $400 had been hacked from her account.
  • "In the current climate, consumers simply can\'t trust that any calls claiming to be from Amazon are actually from Amazon.
  • YouMail protects consumer-facing enterprises by detecting and helping to shut down imposter traffic that can lead to financial or brand damage.

Amazon Hiring 75,000 Employees Across Fulfillment and Transportation, With Average Starting Pay of Over $17 Per Hour and Sign-On Bonuses of Up To $1,000

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Amazon recently announced pay increases across its fulfillment and transportation networks, and these open roles offer an average starting pay of over $17 per hour, plus sign-on bonuses in many locations of up to $1,000.

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  • Amazon recently announced pay increases across its fulfillment and transportation networks, and these open roles offer an average starting pay of over $17 per hour, plus sign-on bonuses in many locations of up to $1,000.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWorking at Amazon also comes with an unwavering commitment to safety, especially as we continue to navigate a global pandemic.
  • In late March, the company began rolling out on-site vaccination events at fulfillment centers in Missouri, Nevada, and Kansas.
  • Amazon strives to be Earth\xe2\x80\x99s Most Customer-Centric Company, Earth\xe2\x80\x99s Best Employer, and Earth\xe2\x80\x99s Safest Place to Work.

Tinuiti Lands On Inc. Magazine's Annual List Of Best Workplaces For 2021 For The Second Consecutive Year

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:13pm

b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tinuiti , the largest independent performance marketing firm across the Triopoly of Google, Facebook, and Amazon has been named to Inc. Magazine\'s 2021 list of the Best Workplaces for the second consecutive year.

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  • b'NEW YORK, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tinuiti , the largest independent performance marketing firm across the Triopoly of Google, Facebook, and Amazon has been named to Inc. Magazine\'s 2021 list of the Best Workplaces for the second consecutive year.
  • "\nCollecting data from more than 3,000 submissions, Inc. highlighted429 finalists for this year\'s list.
  • Tinuiti took part in an employee survey, conducted by Quantum Workplace, on topics including management effectiveness, perks, and fostering employee growth.
  • With expert knowledge in search, social, Amazon & marketplaces, mobile apps, CRM & email marketing and more, Tinuiti understands success requires both strategy and channel specialization.

Vectra Cognito now available in AWS Marketplace

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:08pm

b'SAN JOSE, Calif., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectra AI , a leader in threat detection and response, todayannouncedthe availability of its Cognito platform , now available for purchase in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace .

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  • b'SAN JOSE, Calif., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectra AI , a leader in threat detection and response, todayannouncedthe availability of its Cognito platform , now available for purchase in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace .
  • The Cognito platform accelerates threat detection, investigation, and response using AI to enrich cloud logs and network metadata.
  • "\nVectra\'s Cognito platform is available today on the AWS Marketplace.
  • Vectra offers four applications on the Cognito platform to address high-priority use cases.

Splash Beverage Group Inc. (SBEV) Announces Filing of its Q1 2021 Quarterly Report on SEC Form 10-Q

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Highlights Include Sales Per Quarter Increase

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  • As part of the PPM, each purchaser received a warrant to purchase one share for every two shares purchased.
  • The $2,305,698 increase in sales is due to an increase within our vertically integrated B2B and B2C e-commerce distribution platform called Qplash.
  • This platform sells goods on both Amazon and Shopify.
  • In the original merger agreement it was stated that, if the capital raise were not met, debt holders would have the opportunity to convert their equity back to debt in the Company.

Remitly Onboards Team From Seattle-Based Conversational Apps Platform Jargon

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 5:00pm

b'Remitly , the mobile-first provider of remittances and financial services for immigrants, today announced the acquisition of a license to the intellectual property of low-code conversational apps platform, Jargon , along with the onboarding of the talented Jargon team.

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  • b'Remitly , the mobile-first provider of remittances and financial services for immigrants, today announced the acquisition of a license to the intellectual property of low-code conversational apps platform, Jargon , along with the onboarding of the talented Jargon team.
  • Through Jargon, developers were able to structure and manage voice content for services like Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Rasa.
  • As selective as we have and will continue to be in making acquisitions, we knew the Jargon team could help us create better experiences for our own customers,\xe2\x80\x9d said Matt Oppenheimer, Remitly Co-Founder and CEO.
  • The mobile-first provider of remittances and financial services for immigrants, Remitly makes international money transfers faster, easier, more transparent and more affordable through its global network.

Amazon Introduces Upgraded Echo Show 8, Echo Show 5, and the All-New Echo Show 5 Kids

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2:07pm

b'(NASDAQ: AMZN)\xe2\x80\x94Amazon today introduced its newest Echo Show devices\xe2\x80\x94the new Echo Show 8, Echo Show 5, and the first Echo Show 5 Kids.

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  • b'(NASDAQ: AMZN)\xe2\x80\x94Amazon today introduced its newest Echo Show devices\xe2\x80\x94the new Echo Show 8, Echo Show 5, and the first Echo Show 5 Kids.
  • The upgraded camera automatically pans and zooms while you\xe2\x80\x99re on video calls, so everyone stays centered in the frame.
  • Just ask to make video calls via Alexa or say, \xe2\x80\x9cAlexa, call my family\xe2\x80\x9d to join a group call with multiple people.
  • Amazon Kids+ subscriptions on Echo Show 5 Kids start at $2.99 per month for Prime members after the first year.

Amazon Introduces Upgraded Echo Show 8 and Echo Show 5

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

The upgraded camera automatically pans and zooms while you\'re on video calls, so everyone stays centered in the frame.

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  • The upgraded camera automatically pans and zooms while you\'re on video calls, so everyone stays centered in the frame.
  • Just ask to make video calls via Alexa or say, "Alexa, call my family," to join a group call with multiple people.
  • Amazon strives to be Earth\'s Most Customer-Centric Company, Earth\'s Best Employer, and Earth\'s Safest Place to Work.
  • Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Career Choice, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Just Walk Out technology, Amazon Studios, and The Climate Pledge are some of the things pioneered by Amazon.