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California REALTORS® statement on SB 50
Jan 20, 2020 1:30 AM ET

California REALTORS® statement on SB 50

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 20, 2020 - LOS ANGELES-- The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) today issued the following statement on Senate Bill 50 after it was moved to the Senate Rules Committee: "The California Association of REALTORS® thanks Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins for her outstanding leadership and her commitment to continuing the conversation on SB 50. As proud co-sponsors of SB 50, we firmly believe that it continues to represent the most significant effort to address California's housing affordability crisis," C.A.R. President Jeanne Radsick said.. [more...]

Welltower Announces Date of Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast
Jan 20, 2020 1:25 AM ET

Welltower Announces Date of Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings Release, Conference Call and Webcast

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 20, 2020 - TOLEDO, Ohio-- Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) today announced that it will release its fourth quarter 2019 financial results after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss these results. The Company's earnings release will be available in the Investors section of the Company's website. Investors and other interested parties may access. [more...]

Treehouse Stresses Need for 20 Child Welfare Caseworkers in Announcing Legislative Agenda
Jan 20, 2020 1:13 AM ET

Treehouse Stresses Need for 20 Child Welfare Caseworkers in Announcing Legislative Agenda

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 20, 2020 - SEATTLE-- Treehouse, a statewide nonprofit which gives youth in foster care a childhood and a future, is asking the legislature to invest in 20 additional caseworkers to help meet the caseload ratios agreed to under the Braam settlement agreement. High caseload sizes lead to poor case management, high staff and foster parent turnover, lower rates of family reunification and increased length of stay in foster care. As a result, Washington children spend more. [more...]

DIY Homes Coming to Style Again
Jan 20, 2020 12:58 AM ET

DIY Homes Coming to Style Again

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 20, 2020 - TARTU, Estonia-- Avrame taken upon itself to offer affordable housing. In this time and age of misinformation and fake news you might think this is a hoax, but this time the reality is exactly the opposite. From problem to product A-frame cabin in the woods TRIO150 going up in Minnesota Avrame is led by Mr Indrek Kuldkepp - a man with several years of experience from international wooden house markets. Thanks to him "having. [more...]

Jan 20, 2020 12:43 AM ET

RE/MAX National Housing Report for December 2019

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 20, 2020 - DENVER-- December posted a record finish to a year and a decade, with a year-over-year increase in home sales of 13.5% in the 54 metro areas covered by the report. That was the highest increase of any month in 2019, and the highest for the month of December since 2009. Also posting a record for 2019 was the inventory decline of 14.5% year-over-year, accompanied by corresponding drops in Months Supply of. [more...]

Redfin Report: U.S. Home Prices Up 7% in December
Jan 20, 2020 12:36 AM ET

Redfin Report: U.S. Home Prices Up 7% in December

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 20, 2020 - SEATTLE-- (NASDAQ: RDFN) -- U.S. home-sale prices increased 6.9% year over year in December to a median of $312,500, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. Home prices were also up 1.1% month over month on a seasonally-adjusted basis, the largest increase since February 2018. "Low mortgage rates and a strong economy fueled homebuyer demand in December, which boosted both home sales and prices," said Redfin chief economist Daryl Fairweather. "Prices. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 10:40 AM ET

ZenSports Closes Additional $675K in Seed Funding

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - ZenSports, the mobile peer-to-peer sports betting marketplace where anyone can create and accept sports bets with anyone else in the world without the need for a centralized bookmaker, has just announced the closing of another $675K in additional seed funding. The new funding was led by Jor Law, Co-Founder of VerifyInvestor.com, which was acquired by tZERO in 2018. The round was syndicated across several notable angel investors, including Jason Calacanis’ LAUNCH accelerator,. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 10:10 AM ET

DynaResource, Inc. and DynaResource de México SA de C.V. Announce the Following Favorable Final Legal Ruling Issued by the 11th Federal Circuit Collegiate Court in México

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - The México Final Legal Ruling is Favorable to DynaMéxico and denies the Amparo challenge of Goldgroup Resources Inc., the subsidiary of Goldgroup Mining Inc. (“GGA.TO”). The Mexico Final Legal Ruling constitutes the Final Appeal of Goldgroup Resources Inc.; and is Not subject to further appeal or protest. The México Final Legal Ruling is the result and culmination of seven years of legal action performed by DynaMéxico and is the Final Ruling. [more...]

SSR Mining Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Production Results and 2020 Operating Guidance
Jan 19, 2020 7:59 AM ET

SSR Mining Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Production Results and 2020 Operating Guidance

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - VANCOUVER,- SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRM) (TSX: SSRM) ("SSR Mining") reports fourth quarter and 2019 operating results. Additionally, we are providing 2020 operating guidance. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Operating Highlights(All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted) Record annual gold equivalent production: Our three operations produced a record 421,906 consolidated gold equivalent ounces in 2019 including 106,208 gold equivalent ounces produced in the fourth quarter. Each operation exceeded the top end. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 7:40 AM ET

700Credit Announces Integration With AutoAlert to Provide Prescreen Services in the Service Lane

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - 700Credit, LLC, the automotive industry’s leading provider of credit reports, compliance solutions and consumer pre-qualification products, today announced its integration alliance with AutoAlert, the creator of the automotive industry’s leading software and communication solutions. With this new alliance, AutoAlert has incorporated QuickScreen, 700Credit’s prescreen solution, into their AutoAlert CreditConvert platform to increase sales opportunities sourced from a dealer’s service lane business. The benefit to utilizing prescreen data within the CreditConvert. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 7:10 AM ET

Instagram is hiding faked images, and it could hurt digital artists

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - Instagram announced in December that it was rolling out a false information warning feature that used third-party fact-checkers to reduce the spread of misinformation. But the feature is now labeling some digitally manipulated art as false information and hiding photos from digital artists and photographers from the Explore and hashtag pages. According to PetaPixel, photographer Toby Harriman spotted the false information warning pop-up on a photo of a man standing in front of some. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 6:40 AM ET

The Rise of Skywalker is proof that Star Wars needs to reinvent itself

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - Lucasfilm Ltd. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has officially crossed $1 billion at the box office worldwide, making it Disney’s seventh film in 2019 to hit the 10-figure mark, viaVariety. But The Rise of Skywalker has taken longer than its predecessors to hit $1 billion, the latest indication that the ninth Star Wars film just isn’t doing very well at the box office compared to the other sequels. For nearly any other film, hitting $1. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 6:40 AM ET

World’s First Blockchain VR Network Set to Launch Featuring Top Content Creators at Bad Crypto Podcast, Crypto Trader and More, Powered by VideoCoin Network Technology

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - Live Planet, Inc., creator of advanced media technology infrastructure, announced today the forthcoming launch of its Blockchain Virtual Reality (VR) Network (BVRN), the first VR network built specifically for the blockchain industry. The Network will feature in-depth and engaging VR programming from top blockchain industry influencers including Bad Crypto Podcast, Crypto Trader, Boxmining, BLOCKTV and CoinCentral.com, all shot with the Live Planet VR System, the world's most advanced end-to-end capture and distribution system. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 6:40 AM ET

Logitech’s new split Ergo K860 keyboard expands its ergonomic accessory lineup

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - Image: Logitech Logitech has been making its way into the ergonomic mouse space for a while now, with hardware like the MX Ergo and MX Vertical mice. Now it’s looking to expand its ergonomic accessories into the keyboard space with the launch of the split Ergo K860 keyboard. Logitech says that the Ergo K860’s design “reduces muscle strain on your wrists and forearms” compared to traditional keyboards due to the wrist rest and. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 6:10 AM ET

PowerBD Solutions Inc. Responds to Allegations by Uniserve Communications Corp.

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - PowerBD Solutions Inc. (“PowerBD”), a solution provider focused on next generation big data and super compute technologies, has been implicated by Uniserve Communications Corp. (“Uniserve”) in a lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia (the “Claim”). The Claim alleges that Hashim Mitha, the former President of Uniserve, appropriated a Uniserve crypto-mining project for PowerBD. PowerBD and Mr. Mitha categorically deny the allegations of wrongdoing in the Claim and. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 6:10 AM ET

Agtech Global International Updates Disclosures And Operations

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - AgTech Global International, Inc. (OTC PINK:AGGL) announced that it recently updated Annual and Quarterly financial disclosure statements with OTC Markets. AGGL is an international enterprise offering its innovative agricultural systems that enable broad industrialization of the industry, specializing in nutrients, cultivation, processing, storage, and delivery of agricultural products and derivatives to farm owners and processors around the world. AgTech business model was originally created in response to key macro-market drivers. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 6:10 AM ET

Next-Generation Global Payments Disruptor Liquineq Receives Substantial Investment From Blockchain VC Firm blufolio AG

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - Liquineq AG, a global payments immutable Distributed Ledger Technology (iDLT) platform start-up based in Zug, Switzerland, has announced that it has received an undisclosed substantial investment from blufolio AG, a Swiss blockchain investment firm      and manager of the Luxembourg-registered blufolio venture capital fund. Liquineq AG has deployed a new immutable Distributed Ledger Technology (iDLT) global payments platform that enables real-time, fully transparent and regulatory-compliant payment transactions at substantially. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 6:10 AM ET

Google now treats iPhones as physical security keys

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The latest update to Google’s Smart Lock app on iOS means you can now use your iPhone as a physical 2FA security key for logging into Google’s first-party services in Chrome. Once it’s set up, attempting to log in to a Google service on, say, a laptop, will generate a push notification on your nearby iPhone. You’ll then need to unlock your Bluetooth-enabled iPhone and. [more...]

Business Impact And Best Practices For Diversity & Inclusion, Future Workplace Skills to Take Centre Stage At 2020 North America Break the ceiling touch the sky®
Jan 19, 2020 5:09 AM ET

Business Impact And Best Practices For Diversity & Inclusion, Future Workplace Skills to Take Centre Stage At 2020 North America Break the ceiling touch the sky®

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - NEW YORK-- House of Rose Professional announced today that future trends and skills, best practices of the world's best on diversity & inclusion, success secrets of the most inspirational women, cybersecurity and male advocacy for diversity are set to take centerstage at the 2020 North America Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® - the success and leadership summit for women to be held on Feb 20, 2020 in New York. The 2020 North America Edition  leads. [more...]

Avast at DLD Conference: What does AI add to our lives?
Jan 19, 2020 5:04 AM ET

Avast at DLD Conference: What does AI add to our lives?

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - PRAGUE and MUNICH-- Avast (LSE:AVST), a global leader in digital security products, today announced that Garry Kasparov, Chess Grandmaster, Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation in New York and Avast Security Ambassador, and Michal Pechoucek, Chief Technology Officer at Avast, and Director of the AI Center at the Czech Technical University, will discuss the risks and opportunities of AI on the "Bavaria" stage at the annual Digital Life Design (DLD) Conference in Munich, Germany. The. [more...]

Healthpeak Properties™ Announces Tax Treatment of 2019 Distributions
Jan 19, 2020 4:49 AM ET

Healthpeak Properties™ Announces Tax Treatment of 2019 Distributions

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - IRVINE, Calif.-- Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PEAK) announced today the tax treatment of its 2019 distributions.  The following table summarizes, for income tax purposes, the nature of cash distributions paid to stockholders during the calendar year ended December 31, 2019: Common Stock (CUSIP # 42250P103)         Ordinary Dividends   Capital Gains   Record Date Payment Date Distribution Per Share Total Non-Qualified Qualified   Total Long Term UnrecapturedSection 1250 Nondividend. [more...]

Monitor Report: Goldman Sachs Completes 86% of $1.8B Target for Consumer-Relief Under Mortgage Settlements
Jan 19, 2020 4:46 AM ET

Monitor Report: Goldman Sachs Completes 86% of $1.8B Target for Consumer-Relief Under Mortgage Settlements

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - BOSTON-- Goldman Sachs has successfully completed 86% of the consumer relief required of it under its 2016 settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice and three states as of December 18, 2019, according to the January 15 report by the Independent Monitor of the settlements, Professor Eric D. Green. According to Professor Green, Goldman Sachs is continuing to make steady progress towards fulfilling its obligation to provide $1.8 billion in consumer relief under those settlements. It is. [more...]

Jan 19, 2020 1:00 AM ET

Greg Lindberg Says Commissioner Causey’s Lawsuit Harms the Very Policyholders Causey Was Elected to Protect

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - DURHAM, N.C.,-- Continuing his politically motivated attacks on Greg Lindberg and his companies, the North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) Commissioner filed a financially irresponsible lawsuit against Greg Lindberg and certain of his companies on October 1st, 2019.  Parts of the lawsuit were only recently unsealed. The lawsuit alleges a breach of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Mr. Lindberg and the NCDOI on June 27th, 2019. Mr. Causey. [more...]

Jan 18, 2020 8:40 AM ET

Auditchain Partners with Rymedi to Launch DCARPE Assurance and Disclosure Platform

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 -  Auditchain, the developer of the world's first decentralized continuous audit and reporting protocol ecosystem for digital asset and enterprise assurance and disclosure, announced today that it is entering into a strategic co-development partnership with Rymedi to launch the DCARPETM assurance and disclosure network. Rymedi will also join the DCARPE Alliance and become a premier provider of development, consulting and integration services to enterprise customers on the DCARPETM assurance and disclosure network. Rymedi is a developer of. [more...]

Jan 18, 2020 8:10 AM ET

Cryptix Acquires Liechtenstein Digital Assets Exchange Blocktrade

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 - The Cryptix AG, a Swiss full-service provider in the blockchain and DLT sector, has completed the acquisition of Blocktrade, a Liechtenstein digital assets exchange. As part of this acquisition, the team of the Vaduz-based company remains with Blocktrade and will be expanded in the coming months. In the future, both companies want to grow the existing structure and features of the digital asset exchange. The acquisition will not affect customers, who. [more...]

Jan 18, 2020 8:10 AM ET

Auditchain Partners with Monax to Integrate Dynamic Legal Contracts into DCARPE(TM) Assurance and Disclosure Platform

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 -  Auditchain GmbH, the developer of the world's first decentralized continuous audit and reporting protocol ecosystem for digital asset and enterprise assurance and disclosure, announced today that it is entering into a strategic alliance with Monax to integrate its blockchain-based legal products and business process automation platform into the DCARPETM assurance and disclosure network. The strategic alliance represents a major step for both firms to work toward transforming the $500 billion a year assurance industry. [more...]

Jan 18, 2020 7:43 AM ET

Bright Scholar Announces Unaudited Financial Results for FY2020 First Fiscal Quarter

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 - FOSHAN, China,- Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited ("Bright Scholar," the "Company," "we" or "our") (NYSE: BEDU), a global premier education service company, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2019. First Fiscal Quarter Ended November 30, 2019 Financial Highlights (in comparison to the same period of the last fiscal year): RMB in millionExcept EPS First Fiscal Quarter Ended November 30, 2019 First Fiscal Quarter Ended November 30, 2018 YoY %. [more...]

Parks! America, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Aggieland Safari Adventure Zoo and Safari Park
Jan 18, 2020 7:42 AM ET

Parks! America, Inc. Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Aggieland Safari Adventure Zoo and Safari Park

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 - PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga.,-- Parks! America, Inc. (OTCPink: PRKA) (the "Company" or "Parks! America"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (the "LOI") effective January 15, 2020, to acquire substantially all the assets of Aggieland Safari, Inc. ("Aggieland"), primarily the Aggieland Safari Adventure Zoo and Safari Park ("Aggieland Safari"). Aggieland Safari is situated on 250 acres of a 450 acre property, located in Bryan, Texas, approximately 25. [more...]

Jan 18, 2020 7:40 AM ET

B&O doubles the battery life of its true wireless earbuds

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 - Image: Bang & Olufsen Bang & Olufsen has updated its true wireless earbuds, giving them a big boost in battery life as well as a more compact design. The new third-generation Beoplay E8 earbuds now provide a total of 35 hours of listening when used with their charging case, up from the 16 hours you’d get with the second generation, while the buds themselves can now go for seven hours without needing. [more...]

Jan 18, 2020 7:40 AM ET

IdRamp Named as a Distributed Ledger Steward by the Sovrin Foundation

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 18, 2020 - The Sovrin Foundation Board of Trustees has unanimously approved IdRamp to be a Steward of the Sovrin Network distributed ledger. IdRamp will operate and maintain a validator node, tasked with ensuring the availability and integrity of the world’s first decentralized ledger built for self-sovereign identity. IdRamp will collaborate with other Sovrin Stewards to innovate and operate the Foundation’s decentralized digital identity network. The Network uses blockchain technology to enable the secure exchange of cryptographically signed credentials. [more...]