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Oct 15, 2019 11:40 AM ET

US blacklists Chinese surveillance companies over human rights abuses

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images The United States is adding eight Chinese technology companies to its trading blacklist, barring some major producers of surveillance equipment from working with American companies. “implicated in human rights violations” In a filing released Monday, the Commerce Department said it was adding 28 entities to the list that have been “implicated in human rights violations and abuses in the implementation of China’s campaign of repression, mass arbitrary detention,. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 11:10 AM ET

Bitcoin Diamond Announces Ellipal as Newest BCD Pay Merchant

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - ​​​Bitcoin Diamond has announced that cold wallet manufacturer Ellipal is the latest addition to its roster of companies accepting payments in its digital currency. Customers around the world can now pay with Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) for hardware wallets and accessories. Ellipal will now be listed in the BCD Bazaar merchant directory within the BCD Pay Wallet. Ellipal’s hardware wallets enable crypto holders to protect their assets in complete isolation from the internet. Through a secure multiple. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 11:10 AM ET

Genndy Tartakovsky’s dinosaur epic Primal turns compassion into a survival tool

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - In “Spear and Fang,” the first episode of the new animated Adult Swim show Primal, the caveman Spear (Aaron LaPlante) sees his mate and young children devoured by a pack of horned dinosaurs. Later in the episode, he winds up fighting that same pack alongside a Tyrannosaurus dubbed Fang, and he befriends her two young children. It’s a sweet redemptive moment, suggesting that Spear might be able to regain something of what he’s. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 10:40 AM ET

FluroTech: Know Your Product, Improve Your Profits

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - CFN Media Group ("CFN Media"), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry announces publication of an article and CEO video interview discussing FluroTech Ltd. (TSXV: TEST) (OTCQB: FLURF). Regulations surrounding the legal sale of cannabis can be byzantine, to say the least. In North America alone, 33 U.S. states have their own rules about legal use of marijuana, albeit medicinal or recreational, while the plant. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 10:40 AM ET

REMIIT Releases MVP for B2B Money Transfer Technology Leveraging the Blockchain Ledger

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - The blockchain remittance platform REMIIT has come one step closer to commercializing its blockchain powered remittance, releasing their MVP of its REMIIT Smart Contract. The MVP video released on Friday illustrates the process of B2B funding between the Money Transfer Operators (MTOs) and remittance transaction of an end user sending money from South Korea to the Philippines. In addition, the MVP allows the validation check under the transaction supervisory system. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 10:40 AM ET

Apple is hiding Taiwan’s flag emoji if you’re in Hong Kong or Macau

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - When Apple released iOS 13.1.1 in late September, it appears to have dropped the Taiwan flag from the emoji keyboard for users that have their iOS region set to Hong Kong or Macau, as noticed by the blog Hiraku and later corroborated by Hong Kong Free Press. The Taiwan flag emoji isn’t completely gone — apparently, it will still display in apps and on websites, and you can even still “type” it by either. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 10:10 AM ET

Primpy, Technically Reinventing the Experience of Fashion

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Primpy was developed as a response to the problems that have risen in fashion, retail, influencer and online shopping sectors in the recent period of time. Our primary task is to offer the most significant decentralised fashion ecosystem in the world, which will help everyday shoppers with what they need, and give even the smallest sellers the spotlight they crave. ​​Primpy is a global-wide platform that changes the relationship between. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 10:10 AM ET

The PS4’s Facebook integration comes to an abrupt end, but it should only be temporary

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Sony today disabled the ability for PlayStation 4 owners to link the game console to their Facebook account. That in turn disabled the ability to use your Facebook profile photo as your official PlayStation Network avatar, the ability to find friends using your Facebook friends list, and the share features that let you transfer gameplay videos and screenshots. There was no warning. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 10:10 AM ET

Mojave Janes California Cannabis Plan

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - CFN Media Group ("CFN Media"), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry announces publication of an article discussing  Mojave Jane (CSE: JANE) (formerly known as High Hampton Holdings).  When it comes to building brands in the cannabis space, it often pays to be ahead of the curve. Mojave Jane is a California-centric family of companies that includes CaliGold edibles and vaporizer pens. The name change is reflective. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 9:40 AM ET

CBG Spells Hope for Patients and Sales for Hemptown USA

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - CFN Media Group ("CFN Media"), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, announces the publication of an article covering Hemptown USA's position in the CBG market. Neurodegenerative diseases like Huntington's and Parkinson's come with grim prognosis, slowly debilitating a patient year after year with little doctors can do to slow, much less arrest, progression. Research is still in the early stages, but there is reason. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 9:40 AM ET

Crypto Asset Rating Expands Team, Appoints Sachin Jaitley as Corporate Adviser

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - ​Crypto Asset Rating (CAR), the independent structured rating agency, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Sachin Jaitley as a corporate adviser. Jaitley will bring to CAR an impressive 16-plus years of experience in the finance and technology domains. As a corporate adviser, Sachin Jaitley will be instrumental in developing CAR’s business plans, advising the board on improvements in the company and its structure and mission, and assisting in raising capital.. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 9:40 AM ET

Google now requires Digital Wellbeing and USB-C PD charging standard for new Android phones

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Google introduced new guidelines that Android device makers must follow in order to use its services, according to a technical document obtained by XDA Developers. Of what we’ve seen so far, one of the more notable changes is that Google will require new Android devices to be compatible with USB-C PD chargers. USB-C PD is an open standard for USB-C that allows for fast charging speeds. But as is often the. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 9:10 AM ET

ITOKK, Inc. and Water Street Profile Services Inc. (The Profile) Extend Letter of Intent

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - iTokk, Inc. (OTC PINK: IKTO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has extended its previously executed Letter of Intent (the “LOI”) with Water Street Profile Services Inc. (“The Profile”). The LOI was extended by mutual written agreement between the Company and The Profile pursuant to the terms of the LOI. The six month extension will give each company additional time to meet the requirements of the previously announced. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 9:10 AM ET

Brake World to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments Including Bitcoin Diamond (BCD)

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - ​​​Brake World, America’s premier supplier of brake pads, rotors and calipers, has announced that it will accept payments in Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) and six other cryptocurrencies. This new offering will be powered by the Chimpion e-commerce platform, which provides merchants and consumers with fast and convenient cryptocurrency payment processes. With warehouses across the United States, Brake World provides its customers with top-quality brake parts at unbeatable prices. The company also manufactures brake. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 9:10 AM ET

You need a MacBook with a butterfly keyboard to use macOS Catalina’s Sidecar

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple released macOS Catalina today, and one of the update’s marquee features is Sidecar, which lets you use your iPad as a second display for your Mac laptop or desktop. The feature is designed to be a handy way to give yourself some extra screen real estate, especially if you regularly carry around both an iPad and an Apple laptop. The Verge’s Dieter Bohn called it. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:40 AM ET

Bullfrog Gold Receives Nevada Permits and Provides Corporate and Project Updates

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Bullfrog Gold Corp (OTCQB: BFGC) ("BFGC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce issuance of environmental permits and studies, metallurgical test updates, progress with listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange, appointment of Ty Minnick as Chief Financial Officer and new claim staking at its Bullfrog Project ("Project") located 125 miles NW of Las Vegas Nevada.  Permitting and Environmental Studies  The Bureau of Mining Regulation and Reclamation of the Nevada Division of. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:40 AM ET

The UK’s 50 Most Disruptive Companies Revealed

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 -  D/SRUPTION  the business intelligence platform and disruptive innovation magazine, has today announced the final 50 in its Disruption50 Index — a ranking of companies that celebrates those businesses innovating and leading the way in our rapidly changing world. The wide variety of companies represented serves to show just how important disruptive innovation, technology and business models have become across industries. Many companies have experienced rapid growth and now serve clients and consumers at global. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:40 AM ET

Instagram gets the iOS 13 dark mode treatment and it’s wonderful

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Screenshots by Nick Statt / The Verge Instagram has updated its iPhone app to take advantage of native dark mode support in iOS 13, and it makes scrolling through your feed and tapping through Stories much easier on the eyes if you’re not a fan of Instagram’s popping color palette and bright white borders. Unfortunately, for as nice as it looks, Instagram doesn’t let you toggle the dark mode option on. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:38 AM ET

VSLR SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Hagens Berman Notifies Investors in Vivint Solar (VSLR) of Securities Fraud Class Action

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO,  -- Hagens Berman alerts Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) investors to a recently filed securities class action against the Company. The firm urges VSLR investors who have suffered significant losses to submit a loss form now to learn if they qualify to recover their investment losses. Class Period: Mar. 5, 2019 – Sept. 26, 2019 Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Dec. 10, 2019 Sign Up: Contact An Attorney Now: [email protected]   510-725-3000 Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR). [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:37 AM ET

ROSEN, A GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED LAW FIRM, Reminds Uber Technologies, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline in Securities Class Action; Encourages Investors with Losses in Excess of $100K to Contact the Firm – UBER

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - NEW YORK, -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) pursuant and/or traceable to the registration statement and related prospectus (collectively, the "Registration Statement") issued in connection with Uber's May 2019 initial public stock offering (the "IPO" or the "Offering") of the important December 3, 2019 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Uber investors under. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:36 AM ET

ALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of Jagged Peak Energy Inc.

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - NEW YORK,  -- Rowley Law PLLC is investigating potential claims against Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: JAG) and its board of directors for breach of fiduciary duty concerning the proposed acquisition of the company by Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PE). Stockholders will receive 0.447 shares of Parsley Energy Class A common stock for each share of Jagged Peak Energy stock that they hold. The transaction is valued at approximately $2.27 billion (including net debt) and is. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:35 AM ET

Dallas Strip Club XTC Cabaret Faces Negligence Lawsuit in Murder of Patron

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - DALLAS,  -- The family of a man shot and killed in the parking lot of the XTC Cabaret in 2017 has filed a lawsuit alleging the Dallas strip club's failure to provide adequate security resulted in the fatal shooting. Surveillance video showed 23-year-old Jean Carlo Casiano-Torres sitting in a car outside the Stemmons Freeway club when he was shot by Rene Adrian Carrillo. Earlier that evening, the victim argued with Mr. Carrillo's accomplice, Adrian Castilleja, who reportedly flashed. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:34 AM ET

Jagged (JAG) Alert: Johnson Fistel Investigates Proposed Sale of Jagged Peak Energy Inc.; Are Shareholders Getting a Fair Deal?

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - SAN DIEGO,  -- Shareholder rights law firm Johnson Fistel, LLP has launched an investigation into whether the board members of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: JAG) ("Jagged") breached their fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed sale of the Company to Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PE) ("Parsley"). On October 14, 2019, Jagged announced that it had signed a definitive merger agreement with Parsley. Under the terms of the agreement, Jagged shareholders will receive a. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:10 AM ET

Taking a Page from the Canopy Growth Playbook, Halo Invests in Lesotho Cannabis

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - CFN Media Group ("CFN Media"), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry, announces publication of an article discussing Halo Labs (OTCQX: AGEEF) (NEO: HALO) (FSE: A9KN) strategic move into Lesotho, South Africa. Lesotho (pronounced "le-so-toe" or "le-sue-two") is a landlocked kingdom surrounded by South Africa. Most people probably never heard of it until recently, as in 2017 it was the first African country to legalize. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:10 AM ET

CoinPayments Announces Support for Bitcoin Diamond

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Payment gateway CoinPayments announced in a blog post that it has added Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) to its list of supported currencies. Merchants will now be able to use CoinPayments’ library of plugins, APIs and POS interfaces to conveniently accept payments in Bitcoin Diamond. In 2013, CoinPayments became the first payment processor to provide support for altcoins. Since then, its list of accepted currencies has expanded into the hundreds. The company offers an array of crypto e-commerce. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 8:10 AM ET

Adobe is cutting off users in Venezuela due to US sanctions

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Image: midiman Adobe is shutting down service for users in Venezuela in order to comply with a US executive order issued in August that prohibits trade with the country. The company sent out an email to customers in Venezuela today to let them know their accounts would be deactivated, and posted a support document further explaining the decision. In the document, Adobe explains: “The U.S. Government issued Executive Order 13884, the practical effect of. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 7:40 AM ET

How New Technology from Medical Experts is Simplifying Cannabis Compliance

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - CFN Media Group ("CFN Media"), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American cannabis industry announces publication of an article discussing FinCanna Capital Corp.'s (CSE: CALI) (OTCQB: FNNZF) portfolio company, ezGreen Compliance. As we know, a growing number of states have legalized medical and adult-use cannabis, creating a robust industry worth billions of dollars per year. The problem is that cannabis remains illegal on a federal level, which. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 7:40 AM ET

Tecracoin Relieves Pressure on Scientists by Commercializing Patented Technology Products for Them

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Tecracoin helps bridge the gap between the scientific creation of new, patented technologies and the commercialization of these products. The team at Tecra Coin explains some perceived problems from the scientists perspective on their website. Restricted access to capital for the commercialization of patents. A long legal process from the start of research to commercialization. Lack of technology standardization Tecra Coin Aims to resolve these problems through the creation of a transparent system of. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 7:40 AM ET

Instagram introduces new tool to help prevent phishing attacks

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Instagram has added a new feature to its app to help users work out if an email was sent by the Facebook company or if it’s an attempted phishing scam. Now, if you receive an email claiming to be from Instagram, you can check if it’s genuine by heading over to the “Emails from Instagram” option in the app’s Security settings, which. [more...]

Oct 15, 2019 7:10 AM ET

New Tile Sticker is designed to track everything from TV remotes to bicycles

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 15, 2019 - Image: Tile Tile, the company best known for its lineup of key- and bag-tracking Bluetooth fobs, has ambitions to track more of your belongings. The company’s new credit card-sized Tile Slim is designed to track your wallet, while the small, puck-shaped Tile Sticker is meant to be stuck onto laptops, TV remotes, skateboards, and bicycles. Tile is also updating its Mate and Pro key trackers with new models which offer. [more...]