Entertainment

Kamux's CEO Juha Kalliokoski assigns Kamux's shares in his possession to his children

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 6:41am

Kamux Corporation is a retail chain specializing in the sale of used cars and related integrated services that has grown rapidly.

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  • Kamux Corporation is a retail chain specializing in the sale of used cars and related integrated services that has grown rapidly.
  • Kamux combines online shopping with an extensive showroom network to provide its customers with a great service experience anytime, anywhere.
  • In addition to digital channels, the company has total of 78 car showrooms in Finland, Sweden and Germany.
  • Since its founding, the company has sold approximately 300,000 used cars, 60,657 of which were sold in 2020.

IGT and Scientific Games Sign Cross-Licensing Agreement for Cashless Gaming Intellectual Property

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:31pm

LONDON and LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) and Scientific Games Corporation ("Scientific Games") (NASDAQ: SGMS), today announced that they have signed a cross-licensing agreement for patents related to cashless slot gaming technologies.

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  • LONDON and LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) and Scientific Games Corporation ("Scientific Games") (NASDAQ: SGMS), today announced that they have signed a cross-licensing agreement for patents related to cashless slot gaming technologies.
  • Under the agreement, Scientific Games and IGT will be able to offer patented cashless gaming technologies from the companies' combined portfolios of casino management systems solutions to the U.S. gaming industry.
  • By combining the strongest features of each Company's cashless gaming patent portfolio, IGT and Scientific Games are providing a solution for the gaming industry to quickly increase adoption of cashless technology.
  • "This cross-licensing agreement provides casino operators access to the gaming industry's most compelling portfolio of cashless gaming technologies.

Newegg Honors 2021 Eggie Award Winners

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:49pm

Newegg , one of the leading tech-focused e-retailers in North America, has unveiled its list of 2021 Eggie Award honorees.

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  • Newegg , one of the leading tech-focused e-retailers in North America, has unveiled its list of 2021 Eggie Award honorees.
  • Neweggs annual awards recognize key contributions made by the companys partners during the past calendar year.
  • This years Eggie Awards recognize great work under extraordinary circumstances, and were pleased to honor their contributions as we look forward to our continued collaboration in 2021 and beyond.
  • The 2021 Eggie Award honorees are:
    Partners of the Year AMD, ASUS, MSI & Gigabyte

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Launches Sixth Annual Make March Matter® Fundraising Campaign

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:16pm

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) launched its sixth annual Make March Matter campaign Monday.

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  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) launched its sixth annual Make March Matter campaign Monday.
  • Actress, author and advocate and longtime supporter of Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Jamie Lee Curtis, joined the hospital to kick off the campaign.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005969/en/
    Actress, author and advocate and longtime Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) supporter Jamie Lee Curtis joined the hospital to kick off its 6th Annual Make March Matter Campaign on Monday, March 1.
  • Make March Matter is an annual fundraising campaign that builds awareness and support for childrens health in Los Angeles.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. to Present at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:05pm

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) today announced that Strauss Zelnick, the Companys Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, plans to present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference.

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  • Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) today announced that Strauss Zelnick, the Companys Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, plans to present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference.
  • A link to the live webcast of the presentation will be available via the Companys website at http://ir.take2games.com .
  • A replay of the presentation will be archived and available at the same location.
  • Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe.

Roku and Nielsen Announce Strategic Alliance

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:30pm

Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) and Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) today announced a strategic alliance between the two companies that will help shape the future of media measurement and TV advertising in a streaming-first market.

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  • Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) and Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) today announced a strategic alliance between the two companies that will help shape the future of media measurement and TV advertising in a streaming-first market.
  • In addition, Nielsen and Roku will enter into a strategic partnership to integrate complementary Nielsen ad and content measurement products into the Roku platform and further advance Nielsen ONE, the companys cross-media measurement solution.
  • This announcement builds on years of close collaboration between Roku and Nielsen.
  • Roku and the Roku logo are registered trademarks and Roku TV is a trademark of Roku, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries.

Hollywood Casino Joliet Partnering With Illinois Department of Public Health to Host COVID-19 Mobile Testing Program

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 8:30pm

Hollywood Casino Joliet (Hollywood Casino or the Casino) announced today that it is partnering with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to host a COVID-19 mobile testing program in the casinos parking lot.

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  • Hollywood Casino Joliet (Hollywood Casino or the Casino) announced today that it is partnering with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to host a COVID-19 mobile testing program in the casinos parking lot.
  • The IDPH will set up and operate the mobile testing program at Hollywood Casino every Sunday in March and the first Sunday in April.
  • We are incredibly proud to be partnering with the Illinois Department of Public Health to provide our parking lot as a COVID-19 testing site to help fight the spread of COVID-19, said Lydia Garvey, Vice President and General Manager at Hollywood Casino Joliet.
  • The mobile testing program accepts insurance, however an insurance card is not necessary to be tested.

Hasbro to Participate in UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 7:41pm

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that Brian Goldner, chairman and chief executive officer, and Deborah Thomas, chief financial officer, will participate in the upcoming UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9AM Eastern.

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  • Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that Brian Goldner, chairman and chief executive officer, and Deborah Thomas, chief financial officer, will participate in the upcoming UBS Global Consumer and Retail Virtual Conference on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 9AM Eastern.
  • Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global play and entertainment company committed to Creating the World's Best Play and Entertainment Experiences.
  • Through its global entertainment studio, eOne, Hasbro is building its brands globally through great storytelling and content on all screens.
  • We routinely share important business and brand updates on our Investor Relations website, Newsroom and social channels (@Hasbro on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.)

FOX News Audio Expands Podcast Lineup

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 6:18pm

Beginning on Monday, March 8th, The Ben Domenech Podcast will feature FOX News Media contributor Ben Domenech offering his perspective on the latest news of the day.

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  • Beginning on Monday, March 8th, The Ben Domenech Podcast will feature FOX News Media contributor Ben Domenech offering his perspective on the latest news of the day.
  • In collaboration with FOX Nation, FOX News Medias subscription based streaming service, The FOX Nation Presents Podcast Series will spotlight a selection of the content produced across the FOX Nation platform.
  • FOX News Media contributor and former Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz will unveil his new weekly podcast, Jason in the House: The Jason Chaffetz Podcast, on Monday, March 29th.
  • FOX News Media operates FOX News Audio, which encompasses FOX News Radio (FNR), FOX News Headlines 24/7 and FOX News Podcasts.

ErosSTX and Amazon Prime Video Expand Strategic Pan-European Output Deal in the Nordics

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 6:06pm

Eros STX Global Corporation (NYSE: ESGC) (ErosSTX or the Company), a global entertainment company, and Amazon Prime Video announced today they have closed a multi-year first window output deal in the Nordics effective immediately.

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  • Eros STX Global Corporation (NYSE: ESGC) (ErosSTX or the Company), a global entertainment company, and Amazon Prime Video announced today they have closed a multi-year first window output deal in the Nordics effective immediately.
  • Movies are extremely popular with Amazon Prime Video customers worldwide and were delighted to extend our relationship with STX, making their film slate available exclusively to Prime Video customers in the Nordics as we increase our investment in the region, said Martin Backlund, Head of Content UK & Nordics, Amazon Prime Video.
  • About Amazon Prime Video Nordics:
    Amazon Prime Video offers customers a vast collection of TV shows and movies all available to watch on practically any device.
  • Included with Prime Video: (1) Watch thousands of popular movies and TV shows, award-winning Amazon Originals and other exclusives, and more.