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Jan 17, 2020 6:40 AM ET

Smart IMS Inc. (SIMS) and Stratus Technology Services Announce Their Joint Venture ‘Stratus SIMS’

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - Smart IMS Inc. (SIMS), a global next-gen technology solutions company offering innovative and customer-centric solutions and services to a variety of industry sectors, and Stratus Technology Services, a New Jersey-based company providing implementation and upgrade services, cloud migration, production support and professional services for all major insurance platforms and supporting technologies, announce Stratus SIMS, a new joint venture offering a 24x7 global command center and localized services to insurance clients. [more...]

Jan 17, 2020 6:40 AM ET

JPJ Group PLC Announces Listing Rule 9.6.14 (R) Disclosure

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - Pursuant to the Financial Conduct Authority's (the "FCA's") Listing Rule 9.6.14 (R), JPJ Group plc (the "Company") (LSE: JPJ), a leading global online bingo-led operator, notifies the market that Jim Ryan and Paul Pathak have advised the Company they have been appointed as directors of Bragg Gaming Group Inc. About JPJ Group plc JPJ Group plc is the parent company of an online gaming group that provides entertainment to a. [more...]

Jan 17, 2020 6:10 AM ET

Apple’s latest AI acquisition leaves some Wyze cameras without people detection

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - Image: Wyze Earlier today, Apple confirmed it purchased Seattle-based AI company Xnor.ai (via MacRumors). Acquisitions at Apple’s scale happen frequently, though rarely do they impact everyday people on the day of their announcement. This one is different. Cameras from fellow Seattle-based company Wyze, including the Wyze Cam V2 and Wyze Cam Pan, have utilized Xnor.ai’s on-device people detection since last summer. But now that Apple owns the company, it’s no longer available. Some. [more...]

Jan 17, 2020 6:10 AM ET

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

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 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 17, 2020 6:10 AM ET

The first time! Disclosure! Of MGC TOKEN Technical Team! Ended! Rumors in market!

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - Recently, in the face of market rumors the MGC TOKEN AONE technical team invited the media to have interview in the working center of MGC TOKEN AONE technical team for the first time. The team leader of MGC TOKEN AONE warmly welcomed the reporters came to visit. The leader led the reporters to visit the main departments of MGC TOKEN. The leader firstly led the reporter to visit the customer. [more...]

Mercury General Corporation Announces Estimated Catastrophe Losses for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2019
Jan 17, 2020 5:38 AM ET

Mercury General Corporation Announces Estimated Catastrophe Losses for the Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2019

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - LOS ANGELES-- Mercury General Corporation (NYSE: MCY) reported today its estimated catastrophe losses for the quarter ended December 31, 2019, primarily as a result of the wildfires in California. A series of wildfires occurred in California during the quarter ended December 31, 2019, the largest of which were the Saddleridge Fire in Southern California and the Kincade Fire in Northern California. The Company estimates that its total pre-tax catastrophe losses reported for the quarter ended December 31, 2019 will be approximately $36 million (approximately $28 million net. [more...]

Fullstack Academy Partners with Louisiana State University to Offer Cybersecurity and Web Development Certificates
Jan 17, 2020 5:26 AM ET

Fullstack Academy Partners with Louisiana State University to Offer Cybersecurity and Web Development Certificates

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - NEW YORK-- Fullstack Academy, one of the longest-running and most successful coding bootcamps in the country, has partnered with Louisiana State University (LSU) to offer Cybersecurity and Web Development certificates through the university's Digital and Continuing Education division. Through this relationship, students will be able to complete coursework in either Cybersecurity or Web Development training. A recent review of open positions in Louisiana found more than 5,600 open technology jobs plus a further 2,400 open. [more...]

Skyview Capital, LLC Acquires Fidelis Cybersecurity
Jan 17, 2020 5:20 AM ET

Skyview Capital, LLC Acquires Fidelis Cybersecurity

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - LOS ANGELES-- Global private investment firm Skyview Capital, LLC (www.skyviewcapital.com) has added to its software technology portfolio with the acquisition of Bethesda, MD-based Fidelis Cybersecurity (www.fidelissecurity.com) from a consortium of investors in a stock transaction.  Fidelis Cybersecurity is a leading provider of Network Traffic Analysis and Digital Forensics and Incident Response solutions that enable enterprises and government organizations to detect, hunt and respond to advanced threats that evade traditional security solutions. Fidelis solutions are delivered as standalone. [more...]

CyberCon Announces ThreatGEN As Title Sponsor And Appoints Clint Bodungen To Advisory Board
Jan 17, 2020 5:18 AM ET

CyberCon Announces ThreatGEN As Title Sponsor And Appoints Clint Bodungen To Advisory Board

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - HOUSTON-- CyberCon, a CISO summit and cybersecurity workforce development conference for industrial utility, announced today it has partnered with industrial cybersecurity services and training firm, ThreatGEN. Clint Bodungen, ThreatGEN co-founder and lead author of Hacking Exposed: Industrial Control Systems, will serve as CyberCon's industrial cybersecurity content advisor. CyberCon 2020, scheduled for March 30-April 1 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., is the must-attend, solutions-based cybersecurity conference series for leaders, decision makers and executives in the power. [more...]

Joget and Securemertic Signed MOU To Integrate Joget Low-Code Platform with Securimetric
Jan 17, 2020 5:12 AM ET

Joget and Securemertic Signed MOU To Integrate Joget Low-Code Platform with Securimetric’s Centagate Cloud and Signing Cloud

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-- Joget Inc, Low-Code Platform today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Securemetric Bhd to establish and enhance the collaboration to work together to achieve a cross-technology innovation and excellence. This MoU creates the framework for Joget and Securemetric to work together and enable Joget low-code platform for workflow and application development integration with digital signing capabilities provided by Securemetric Signing Cloud. With the. [more...]

LEDU Token Swap and 500,000 LEDU Reward
Jan 17, 2020 5:08 AM ET

LEDU Token Swap and 500,000 LEDU Reward

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - LONDON-- The LEDU token swap has begun and all LEDU token holders are requested to swap their old LEDU token. After the swapping phase is closed, old LEDU tokens will not be swappable anymore and the tokens that are not submitted for the swap will be worthless. As part of the LEDU token swap process, LEDU trading across all exchanges if frozen. Token users with LEDU tokens on exchanges should move. [more...]

Fannie Mae Multifamily Closes 2019 with Record Volume of More Than $70 Billion
Jan 17, 2020 5:03 AM ET

Fannie Mae Multifamily Closes 2019 with Record Volume of More Than $70 Billion

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - WASHINGTON-- Fannie Mae (OTCQB: FNMA) provided more than $70 billion in financing to support the multifamily market in 2019, the highest volume in the history of its Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS®) program. Fannie Mae continues to build a broad and diverse investor base, while providing financing that meets the needs of our customers in all multifamily market segments in the United States. "Our DUS program is well positioned to support the secondary market and. [more...]

Plymouth Housing Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for Formerly Homeless in Seattle
Jan 17, 2020 4:52 AM ET

Plymouth Housing Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for Formerly Homeless in Seattle

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - SEATTLE-- Plymouth Housing today celebrated the groundbreaking of an affordable housing development in downtown to deliver 91 permanent housing apartments for adults who have previously experienced homelessness. The nonprofit housing developer was the recipient of low income tax credits early last year as part of an expansion to the Affordable Housing Tax Credit program championed by Sen. Maria Cantwell and Rep. Suzan DelBene. The project closed on financing in December. Plymouth Housing broke ground on. [more...]

Callahan Construction Expands to New York
Jan 17, 2020 4:49 AM ET

Callahan Construction Expands to New York

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - BOSTON-- Callahan Construction Managers (Callahan) announces today that it has officially opened a new office in White Plains, New York expanding its presence throughout the northeast. Callahan is a full-service construction management company with more than 65 years of experience serving local, regional, and national clients. The company is headquartered in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, and the new White Plains location marks Callahan's second office. "This is a very exciting time for our company. Callahan has been growing steadily. [more...]

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Jan 17, 2020 4:46 AM ET

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands in Boston

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - MADISON, N.J.-- Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that its independently owned and operated affiliate, Gibson Sotheby's International Realty in Massachusetts, has acquired local firm, Benoit Mizner Simon & Co., which has achieved more than $4 billion in sales revenue since its inception. The company will now operate as Gibson Sotheby's International Realty. "Boston is a region that continues to see tremendous growth year-over-year," said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby's International Realty. "Over the past. [more...]

Keller Williams Encino-Sherman Oaks Completes Record $1.3 Billion Sales Volume and 1,342 Units Closed in 2019
Jan 17, 2020 4:39 AM ET

Keller Williams Encino-Sherman Oaks Completes Record $1.3 Billion Sales Volume and 1,342 Units Closed in 2019

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - LOS ANGELES-- Keller Williams Encino-Sherman Oaks (the "Company" or "KWESO") today announced closing sales volume over $1.3 Billion for the 2019 fiscal year, the highest volume total ever accomplished by any single real estate brokerage in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles County. The Company closed 1,342 units overall during that timeframe. KWESO is also announcing that two of its top-performing agents set milestone records in 2019: Stephanie Vitacco, Realtor, achieved the #1 individual. [more...]

Real Estate Leaders in Florida Named to SP200 Power List
Jan 17, 2020 4:32 AM ET

Real Estate Leaders in Florida Named to SP200 Power List

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 17, 2020 - ORLANDO, Fla.-- Florida Realtors® congratulates several leaders in Florida real estate for being named to the 2020 Swanepoel Power 200 list of the most powerful leaders in residential real estate. Those recognized in the power rankings include: Mike Pappas, CEO, The Keyes Company, at 72 on the list Michael Saunders, founder and CEO of Michael Saunders & Company, at 88 Budge Huskey, CEO, Premier Sotheby's International Realty, at 100 Teresa King Kinney, CEO, Miami Association of. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 10:46 PM ET

Obsidian Energy Provides Operational and Hedging Update

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - CALGARY,- OBSIDIAN ENERGY LTD. (TSX – OBE, NYSE – OBE.BC) ("Obsidian Energy", the "Company", "we", "us" or "our") is pleased to provide an update on our Cardium development program which continues to demonstrate encouraging results as we initiate our 2020 drilling campaign. Additionally, the Company provides the details of recently added hedges to our 2020 program.    Cardium Development Program Update All 13 wells from the second half of 2019 were. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 10:45 PM ET

B2Gold Announces Updated Fekola Mineral Resource Including A Substantial Increase in Indicated Mineral Resources for the Fekola Project in Mali (B2Gold 80%/State of Mali 20%)

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - VANCOUVER,- B2Gold Corp. (TSX:BTO, NYSE AMERICAN: BTG, NSX:B2G) ("B2Gold"or the "Company") is pleased to announce an updated Fekola Mineral Resource estimate including a substantial increase in Indicated Mineral Resources at  the Fekola Mine following a successful infill drill program in 2019. Highlights: Updated Fekola Indicated Mineral Resource estimate as at December 31, 2019 of 110,600,000  tonnes at 1.70 grams per tonne ("g/t") gold for a total of 6,052,000 ounces of gold constrained. [more...]

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces Release of Inaugural Sustainability Report
Jan 16, 2020 10:43 PM ET

Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. Announces Release of Inaugural Sustainability Report

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.,-- Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA or the "Company"), announced today the release of its inaugural Sustainability Report. The report outlines the Company's commitment and progress towards goals related to environmental, social and governance ("ESG") matters. Though it is the first report, HTA has been committed to its ethos, Build Life Better, by making a difference in the domains of Environment, Workplace, and Community from the start. "I am proud. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 10:43 PM ET

Bright Scholar Announces Unaudited Financial Results for FY2020 First Fiscal Quarter

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 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 16, 2020 10:42 PM ET

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

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 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...]

Meritor Acquires TransPower, Advancing its Electrification Expertise
Jan 16, 2020 10:41 PM ET

Meritor Acquires TransPower, Advancing its Electrification Expertise

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - TROY, Mich.,-- Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced that it has acquired all the outstanding common shares of Transportation Power, Inc. ("TransPower"). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  "We are excited to welcome TransPower to the Meritor family as we continue providing our customers with sophisticated electric drivetrain solutions," said Jay Craig, Meritor's CEO and president. "This acquisition enables us to further position the company as a premier supplier of electrification. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 10:40 PM ET

Eastside Announces New $8 Million Inventory Credit Facility

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - PORTLAND, Ore.,-- Eastside Distilling, Inc. (NASDAQ: EAST), today announced it has closed a new asset-based revolving credit facility of up to $8 million in available principal amount with Live Oak Bank backed by the Company's spirits inventory. The Company expects to use this new credit facility to pay off and replace the two existing inventory facilities of $5 million capacity with KFK and TQLA and to fund general working capital. In addition to the increased. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 10:39 PM ET

Plymouth Housing Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing for Formerly Homeless in Seattle

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - SEATTLE,- Plymouth Housing today celebrated the groundbreaking of an affordable housing development in downtown to deliver 91 permanent housing apartments for adults who have previously experienced homelessness. The nonprofit housing developer was the recipient of low income tax credits early last year as part of an expansion to the Affordable Housing Tax Credit program championed by Sen. Maria Cantwell and Rep. Suzan DelBene. The project closed on financing in December.   Plymouth Housing CEO Paul Lambros remarked,. [more...]

Newmark Knight Frank announces $1.85 Billion Multifamily Transaction
Jan 16, 2020 10:38 PM ET

Newmark Knight Frank announces $1.85 Billion Multifamily Transaction

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - NEW YORK,- Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has announced the sale of Aragon Holdings, LLC's national portfolio of apartment properties to Harbor Group International (HGI), a global real estate investment and management firm, for $1.85 billion. The firm's Capital Markets Strategies and Multifamily Capital Markets groups provided the financing and were led by Henry Stimler, Bill Weber and Matt Mense. NKF's Zach Springer brokered the sale and leveraged NKF's nationwide platform, cooperating with the portfolio team in local offices comprised. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 10:37 PM ET

LS Power Completes Acquisition of EVgo

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES,- LS Power, a U.S. power and energy infrastructure owner, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of EVgo, the nation's largest and most reliable public fast charging network for electric vehicles ("EVs"). Founded in 2010, EVgo is a market leader in developing, building, owning and operating the largest electric vehicle fast charging network in the United States. Its industry-leading footprint of more than 750 sites includes. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 1:10 PM ET

Wildfire smoke forced tennis players to withdraw from Australian Open matches

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - Photo by WILLIAM WEST/AFP via Getty Images Athletes at the Australian Open are breathing in poor-quality air polluted by bushfire smoke, making it nearly impossible for them to do their jobs. Dalila Jakupovic, ranked 210 in the world by the Women’s Tennis Association, withdrew from her qualifying match yesterday after smoke sent her into a coughing fit. Maria Sharapova’s match was abandoned after two hours of play in smoky air, and Novak Djokovic said. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 12:40 PM ET

Go read this Vice article about how to securely organize your workplace

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Over the past few years, there has been a considerable uptick in union organizing from workers at tech companies. If you or your fellow workers have considered organizing and want to do so as securely as possible, Vice has put together a helpful guide that you should read. (Disclosure: I am a proud member of the Writers Guild of America, East union through my employment at The. [more...]

Jan 16, 2020 12:10 PM ET

This daily word guessing game is the perfect way to kill time — and confidence

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 16, 2020 - For the last few months, Ryan Jones’ Guess My Word has offered a simple, albeit not always painless, way to breeze through downtime at work. It works in your browser, and it’s pretty simple: guess a word, and the software will tell you if the correct answer falls before or after it. Sounds easy, right? Haha! Just kidding! It’s actually surprisingly hard and will make you realize how rusty you are at. [more...]