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Comcast, Charter and ViacomCBS Announce Blockgraph Partnership

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

The vision since its inception was to become a collaborative industry solution, with Charter and ViacomCBS as early supporters.

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  • The vision since its inception was to become a collaborative industry solution, with Charter and ViacomCBS as early supporters.
  • We are thrilled to partner with ViacomCBS and Charter as we continue to roll out Blockgraph and look forward to working with new partners and customers in the months ahead as platform adoption grows.
  • Jason Manningham, previously general manager of Blockgraph under FreeWheel, will now lead the new joint venture as chief executive officer.
  • For more information about ViacomCBS, please visit www.viacbs.com and follow @ViacomCBS on social platforms.

Maxar Technologies to Attend Upcoming Investor Conference

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 11:00am

Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced that members of senior management will present at the following investor conference:

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  • Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced that members of senior management will present at the following investor conference:
    Register for the webcast here:
    Webcast of the presentation will also be accessible on the Investor section of the Maxar website: http://investor.maxar.com/events-and-presentations/default.aspx
    Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure.
  • Maxars 4,000 team members in 20 global locations are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world.
  • Maxar trades on the New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange as MAXR.
  • The forward-looking statements contained in this release are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing cautionary statements.

Vivint Smart Home Wins Gold Halo Award for Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:46pm

Engage for Good, a premier social good and cause-related marketing professional organization, recognized Vivint Smart Home (NYSE:VVNT) with the 2020 Gold Halo Award in its Group Volunteerism category.

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  • Engage for Good, a premier social good and cause-related marketing professional organization, recognized Vivint Smart Home (NYSE:VVNT) with the 2020 Gold Halo Award in its Group Volunteerism category.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Engage for Good Halo Awards program, now in its 18th year, is North Americas highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing.
  • Last year, the organization recognized Vivint with a 2019 Silver Halo Award in its Social Service category.
  • Giving back is at the heart of the Vivint employee experience, said Holly Mero-Bench, director of Vivint Gives Back.

Internet Grows to 366.8 Million Domain Name Registrations at the End of the First Quarter of 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:45pm

The .com and .net TLDs had a combined increase of 5.9 million domain name registrations, or 3.8 percent, year over year.

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  • The .com and .net TLDs had a combined increase of 5.9 million domain name registrations, or 3.8 percent, year over year.
  • As of March 31, 2020, the .com domain name base totaled 147.3 million domain name registrations, and the .net domain name base totaled 13.4 million domain name registrations.
  • New .com and .net domain name registrations totaled 10.0 million at the end of the first quarter of 2020, compared to 9.8 million domain name registrations at the end of the first quarter of 2019.
  • Verisign, a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, enables internet navigation for many of the worlds most recognized domain names.

USA TODAY NETWORK Launches Ambitious “Rebuilding America” Initiative to Capture What Consumers and Communities Can Expect as the U.S. Economy Reopens

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:30pm

The project is a sweeping effort by the USA TODAY NETWORK, Gannetts newsrooms across America, to empower its audience of more than 150 million readers.

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  • The project is a sweeping effort by the USA TODAY NETWORK, Gannetts newsrooms across America, to empower its audience of more than 150 million readers.
  • Its a sophisticated examination of how communities, which endured shutdowns caused by the coronavirus health crisis, are aiming to recover and what consumers can expect.
  • As a public service to readers, the Rebuilding America content will be free on the USA TODAY NETWORKs collection of digital sites.
  • The compelling journalism found in Rebuilding America is complemented by messaging from an estimated 2,700 businesses around the country.

UPG Enterprises Co-Founder Chris Hutter Issues Open Letter to Synalloy Employees and Stakeholders Regarding the Path to a Brighter Future

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:00pm

Today, Chris Hutter, the Co-Founder of UPG, issued the following open letter to Synalloy employees and stakeholders:

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  • Today, Chris Hutter, the Co-Founder of UPG, issued the following open letter to Synalloy employees and stakeholders:
    Dear Synalloy Employees and Stakeholders,
    I write to you today to discuss a path forward towards a STRONGER SYNALLOY.
  • Together with fellow stockholder Privet, UPG has developed a comprehensive plan to strengthen Synalloy and reposition it as a thriving public company for years to come.
  • We intend to implement this plan if our efforts to overhaul Synalloys Board are successful at the upcoming Annual Meeting.
  • UPG Enterprises LLC is an operator of a diverse set of industrial companies focused on metals, manufacturing, distribution and logistics.

CreatorIQ Named an Influencer Marketing Solution ‘Leader’ by Independent Research Firm

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 4:48pm

CreatorIQ today announced it was recognized as a Leader in The Forrester New WaveTM: Influencer Marketing Solutions Q2, 2020.

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  • CreatorIQ today announced it was recognized as a Leader in The Forrester New WaveTM: Influencer Marketing Solutions Q2, 2020.
  • CreatorIQ currently powers global influencer marketing for brands like Disney, Salesforce, and Unilever, as well as global PR & Media agencies via its Creator Intelligence Cloud.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    About CreatorIQ, Forrester says, Stands out as the highest performing pure-play in-house influencer platform.
  • In Forresters words, CreatorIQ customers love how the platform pushes brand-specific influencer insights into key decisions around influencer selection and negotiation.

Orphan Reach Expedites Phase II COVID-19 Study With TransPerfect’s Trial Interactive eTMF and Remote Monitoring Solution

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:00pm

Due to the urgent demand to expedite processes to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Orphan Reach needed to launch their eTMF and remote monitoring solutions as quickly as possible.

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  • Due to the urgent demand to expedite processes to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Orphan Reach needed to launch their eTMF and remote monitoring solutions as quickly as possible.
  • Trial Interactive was selected for its fast implementation and track record of successful regulatory inspections and approvals.
  • They are using the remote site monitoring room to enable 21 CFR Part 11 compliant source document verification and management.
  • In addition to using the platforms eTMF solution, Orphan Reach has implemented myTI, TransPerfects mobile eTMF app, to allow site personnel to upload documents in real time from anywhere in the world.

Returning to the Workplace: Peppercomm Launches New Reboarding Playbook to Guide Employer Communications

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:50pm

"As leadership teams navigate logistical, physical and emotional considerations, we wanted to simplify at least some aspects of the process through this playbook."

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  • "As leadership teams navigate logistical, physical and emotional considerations, we wanted to simplify at least some aspects of the process through this playbook."
  • Peppercomm's Employee Communications Reboarding Playbook is designed to be a continual work in progress, so the team is encouraging outside organizations to share their ideas and experiences.
  • Peppercomm has found that a key to success is creating reboarding plans that are inherently agile and flexible.
  • The playbook is based on Peppercomm's 26 years of experience in internal communications and employee engagement, including corporate crisis and post-crisis strategies.

Battle Mage Joins the Fight as the First Resistance Class in Fresh MapleStory M Content Update!

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

MapleStory M, the free-to-play, massively multiplayer online mobile game for iOS and Android , welcomes the Battle Mage into the fray, marking the first resistance class addition to MapleStory M, as the war against the Black Wings rages on.

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  • MapleStory M, the free-to-play, massively multiplayer online mobile game for iOS and Android , welcomes the Battle Mage into the fray, marking the first resistance class addition to MapleStory M, as the war against the Black Wings rages on.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200528005274/en/
    MapleStory M Battle Mage (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The Battle Mage introduces a class that specializes in fast, close-range combat, easily overpowering foes with fiery attack spells and auras to help their party navigate dire straits.
  • This update delivers an array of new experiences and improvements alongside the introduction of the Battle Mage.
  • Lastly, the Battle Mage Mega Burning Event will allow Battle Mage characters to level up a total of 3 levels until reaching a certain level.