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Sep 16, 2019 1:10 PM ET

SimpliSafe’s 11-piece home security system is $100 off at Best Buy

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Smart home security systems can be pricey, but Best Buy is hosting a good deal on SimpliSafe’s 11-piece system, our top pick among popular do-it-yourself home security systems. Usually priced at $369.99, it’s currently $269.99 as part of the retailer’s deal of the day promotion. This kit configuration is exclusive to Best Buy, and unlike the 12-piece set sold on Amazon for $499, this one doesn’t. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 12:40 PM ET

CNN will stop running Juul and other e-cigarette ads after vaping deaths

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge CNN will no longer run ads for Juul or other e-cigarettes, following reports of a deadly lung illness linked to them. The Daily Beast reports that CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker announced the news at an employee meeting; the network also confirmed it in a statement to the outlet. However, it says the policy may change in the future as health agencies continue to investigate the disease. “Given the. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 12:10 PM ET

The Indonesian superhero film Gundala is out to launch a vast cinematic universe

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Photo: Courtesy of TIFF Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Everybody working in genre movies these days wants their own long-running franchise. The financial success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which has brought in billions worldwide for Disney and Marvel Studios, has become a kind of holy grail for. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 11:40 AM ET

Watch Apple throw cake, and many other things, at the iPhone 11 Pro in its new ads

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Apple has released two new commercials for the iPhone 11 Pro, both of which show the phone standing up to more abuse than any one phone should ever have to. The first ad below focuses solely on how tough the iPhone 11 Pro supposedly is against everyday objects being flung at it in a high-speed wind tunnel. First, kids toys and food items pummel it (including an entire head of green. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 11:10 AM ET

Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s board

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from Apple’s board, just a couple of months before both companies are set to launch their independent streaming services. Iger resigned on September 10th, according to a filing from Apple to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. That’s the same day Apple unveiled the launch date and subscription price for Apple TV Plus, which officially made Apple and Disney. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 11:10 AM ET

Gerard Adams Exposes Cryptocurrency Industry in Newly Released Film Documentary ‘Decentralized Deception’

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Gerard Adams, known as the "Millennial Mentor" and co-founder of Elite Daily, CEO of FOWNDERS and through GRA Enterprises the producer of the critically acclaimed hit-reality series Leaders Create Leaders today released a must-see documentary, Decentralized Deception, exposing the shocking facts and truth about cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum, Verge, Tron and Tether.  Directed by Jeff Castillo, Decentralized Deception explores high-yield investment programs like Bitconnect, Bitpetite and Bitlake; cryptocurrency exchanges like Bitfinex, Bittrex, Poloniex and Mt Gox; and crypto entrepreneurs like. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 10:40 AM ET

Metaverse Foundation Launches New DNA Token on RightBTC

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Metaverse announced today that their Dual Chain Network Architecture, has officially launched the native DNA token on RightBTC, a leading cryptocurrency exchange, with trading having commenced at 6:00 am UTC, September 10th. “The listing on RightBTC will provide huge liquidity to the DNA token, as well as a valuable new stable coin on-ramp through USDT,” said Eric Gu, CEO of Metaverse Foundation. “We’re very proud of the fast development and the market entrance of the. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 10:40 AM ET

Sylogent Releases SYQUENCE 2.0 Data and Information Platform to Pharmaceutical Industry

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Sylogent today released SYQUENCE 2.0, a data and information management platform designed specifically for the pharmaceutical industry. The new release includes planning and tracking functionality, along with improved smart form templates that eliminate the need for desktop-based Excel spreadsheets. SYQUENCE can be implemented as a standalone application or as middle-ware platform to interact with existing data and information management applications.  "The pharmaceutic industry has unique data and process challenges that require functionality. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 10:40 AM ET

Free stock trading could come to Square’s Cash app

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Image: Square Square’s Cash App already lets you do more than just pay back your friends for lunch — the app started letting users buy and sell Bitcoin back in 2017. Soon, it may give you access to another kind of investment: Square is testing a feature to let users buy and sell stocks for free, according to Bloomberg. We don’t know how this might actually work, and Bloomberg didn’t share any details that. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 10:10 AM ET

How Website Design is Impacting the 2020 Democratic Primary

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - From a field of over 20 candidates, only 9 have reached the polling and donation requirements to take the stage at the third Democratic debate scheduled for September as of the writing of this article. TryMyUI shares their thoughts on the 2020 Democratic Primary.  In order to be eligible for the next primary debate, candidates must poll at a minimum of 2% in four qualifying polls and have the support of. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 10:10 AM ET

Farmer Bros. Co. Announces New Zero Waste Achievement

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) (“Farmer Brothers” or the “Company”) a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products today announced that it has achieved its goal of 90% waste diversion for its roasting plants and distribution centers. To accomplish this goal, the Company implemented ambitious recycling and composting guidelines across its three roasting plants and five distribution centers. The enhanced efforts resulted in an approximate. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 10:10 AM ET

Music publishers say Peloton stole even more music, ask for $300 million

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) has asked the courts to allow it to double its claims against exercise bike and treadmill startup Peloton, after discovering more unlicensed music — including songs by Taylor Swift and Kesha — being used in workout videos that play on the bikes’ built-in screens. It’s now seeking $300 million in damages, as reported by Forbes. The original complaint,. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 9:40 AM ET

apM Coin Accelerates Global Expansion With Block72

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - ​​​​​​​​Blockchain Project apM Coin, led by apM – a wholesale shopping mall in Dongdaemun – accelerates its global expansion. On the 9th, apM Coin held a signing ceremony with consulting firm Block72 at its apM S&S headquarters and signed a strategic partnership for global expansion. apM Coin CEO Richard Seok and Block72's partner Sinhae Lee participated in the event. Through this partnership, apM Coin will focus on entering the market and expanding its. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 9:40 AM ET

Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame are almost better performed by high school dancers

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame mark the end of a decade-long saga, told over the course of 22 movies, that have inspired millions of fans around the world and made Disney wealthy in the process. They’re also incredibly long. Like, super long. We’re talking Lord of the Rings long. If you don’t want to invest even more hours watching the first 20 movies that lead up to that point, either, it can be a. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 9:10 AM ET

Leone Asset to Break Ground With Its Farmica Africa Lemongrass Project

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Leone Asset Management (PINK SHEETS: LEON) announces their subsidiary Farmica Africa has commenced its initial plans to begin lemongrass production in Sierra Leone. James Price, CEO of Leone Asset Management, stated, "We are extremely excited to announce we are preparing to break ground and commence operations within Farmica Africa and our lemongrass production. The company had acquired a 12,OOO-acre lemongrass seed bank and formed a joint venture with Songo Lemon Grass. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 9:10 AM ET

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3 may include a new 15-inch model

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Microsoft is planning to refresh its Surface lineup next month, and there could be a bigger version of the Surface Laptop 3 in the cards. WinFuture reports that Microsoft will unveil a new 15-inch version of the Surface Laptop 3 next month, with the same 3:2 aspect ratio. We’re expecting Microsoft to launch an AMD-powered Surface Laptop 3, and it’s possible that this chip could be found on this rumored 15-inch model. If. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 9:10 AM ET

cloudHQ Shares Top Tips for Improving Productivity and Workflow

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - According to a study published in the Harvard Business Review, less than 5% of the companies who responded to the survey had a rigorous and disciplined process for focusing on management’s top priorities. These aren’t failing or floundering companies, either. Some of the companies included in the survey are among the world’s biggest and most well-funded. The right productivity method can make a huge difference in work. A frictionless workflow can. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 8:40 AM ET

9 new trailers you should watch this week

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Photo: Warner Bros. There was a lot of big streaming service news this week. First, Apple announced pricing and a launch date for Apple TV Plus — $4.99 per month, starting November 1st. Then, Disney launched a free pilot of Disney+ in the Netherlands, offering up a ton of details on how the whole thing is going to work. It seems surprisingly robust for a service that’s not out for another two months, when. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 8:40 AM ET

Texas Congressional Candidate Rick Walker Challenges

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Rick Walker, candidate for U.S. Congress in Texas’ 2nd Congressional District, is once again challenging Kathaleen Wall to a live-streamed debate. Walker has previously challenged Wall and others to debates on Dec. 11 and Jan. 1, so this is the third time. There has yet to be a debate in this election; only forums have been held so far. Republican Candidate Rick Walker said, “With weighty issues facing our nation, it’s worth taking the. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 8:40 AM ET

DAO.Casino Undertakes Rebranding Strategy

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - The DAO.Casino Blockchain development team has decided to undertake a rebranding strategy for better positioning of the product on the blockchain market. DAO.Casino is a blockchain infrastructure provider for gambling and other games, which ensures high transaction speeds and unprecedented levels of unpredictability using its unique random number generator. Given its nature as a blockchain infrastructure product developer, DAO.Casino will be undergoing a rebranding to better present the product before target market. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 8:10 AM ET

Someone sent us 21 more pictures of the leaked Pixel 4 XL

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - The Pixel 4 XL hasn’t been able to stop leaking this week, and now we have yet another set of photos showing off the unannounced, unreleased phone. Several of the leaks we’ve seen this week have stemmed from a Vietnam-based shop that sells imported phones, called D Store Mobile. D Store declined to share how it acquired an unreleased Pixel 4 XL, but it told The Verge that the phone was not a final unit. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 8:10 AM ET

Franchise Site Reviews LearningRx Child Educational Franchise as Top Franchise in 2018

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Franchise Gator (www.franchisegator.com) has once again named LearningRx to its list of Top 100 Franchises, with a ranking of No. 66. The selection process includes independent analysis of things like risk reduction, investment range and industry. According to Franchise Gator, rankings are mostly based on a formula created from various pieces of the Franchise Disclosure Document that focus on financial stability, growth, transparency, engagement, continuity and sustainability. The announcement comes. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 8:10 AM ET

Wallet Giant Blockchain Raising $50 Million Crypto Fund: Report

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Crypto wallet and data provider Blockchain is raising a VC fund to invest in industry startups and cryptocurrencies, Yahoo Finance says. According to a report on Wednesday, two sources said that Blockchain is in discussions with investors to raise $50 million for the fund. The LinkedIn profile for Sam Harrison – a Blockchain managing partner who was previously a principal at investment firm Naspers Ventures – further suggests the fund is already in existence and. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 7:40 AM ET

You can buy vapes illegally on eBay — and these senators want the practice to end

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Photo Illustration by Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A group of senators is expected to demand that eBay, Alibaba, and Craiglist explain how they plan to counter the illegal sale of vaping products on their platforms in letters they will send to the companies on Monday. In June, The Verge reported that e-commerce platforms like eBay were littered with e-cigarette listings. Some of these listings appeared to be authentic, brand-name products like. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 7:40 AM ET

VIZIO Recognized by EPA for Innovative Recycling Achievements

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - VIZIO Inc. announced today its Silver Tier award distinction from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizing the brand’s significant contributions to sustainable electronics recycling practices. VIZIO received the award at the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge Awards Ceremony held today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Silver Tier award in the EPA’s SMM Electronics Challenge recognizes VIZIO’s commitment to sustainability and public disclosure of its recycling. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 7:40 AM ET

UltrAlpha Announced Strategic Platform Updates and Product Launch Line-Up

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - ​​​​​UltrAlpha (UAT), the comprehensive innovative professional digital asset management service platform, announced strategic platform updates and an upcoming exciting key product launch, as it continues its relentless effort to improve its platform and setting standards. 1.     UltrAlpha Introduction UltrAlpha is a professional digital asset management service platform built by a group of seasoned professionals and executives from traditional finance, internet and blockchain industries. It serves both asset managers and potential accredited investors. In. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 7:10 AM ET

Wilmot’s Warehouse is a clever puzzler about staying organized

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play, we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend. About two minutes into puzzle game Wilmot’s Warehouse, I had an “Oh no!” moment. It was the sort of moment that comes from playing a lot of Sid Meier games. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 7:10 AM ET

Northsight Capital Upgrades Its Stocklisting to the OTCQB

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Northsight Capital (OTCQB: NCAP) announced it has received approval from the OTC Markets to have its publicly traded shares listed on the OTCQB, a major upgrade from the current “pink sheets” status effective immediately. The OTCQB Venture Market offers public companies a strong baseline of transparency and trading to inform and engage investors. OTCQB’s streamlined rules and regulations provide the benefits of being publicly traded at less than a quarter. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 7:10 AM ET

Oracle Lets Blockchain Tech Firm Hydrogen Into Its Cloud Marketplace

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Software giant Oracle has admitted Hydrogen, a developer of ethereum-based enterprise blockchains, into its Cloud Marketplace. The listing, announced Wednesday, means New York-based Hydrogen’s APIs are now available to nearly half a million Oracle customers to develop applications for banking, investing, savings, insurance and wellness. Oracle Cloud Marketplace is a leading provider of platform as a service (PaaS) and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) technology. Vendors must pass vetting by Oracle to be. [more...]

Sep 16, 2019 6:40 AM ET

LastPass fixes bug that could let malicious websites extract your last used password

iCrowdNewswire - Sep 16, 2019 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge LastPass has patched a bug that would have allowed a malicious website to extract a previous password entered by the service’s browser extension. ZDNet reportsthat the bug was discovered by Tavis Ormandy, a researcher in Google’s Project Zero team, and was disclosed in a bug report dated August 29th. LastPass fixed the issue on September 13th, and deployed the update to all browsers where it should. [more...]