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Feb 20, 2020 8:40 AM ET

Canadian online pharmacy, PocketPills has raised $7.35 million as it expands into Quebec

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - PocketPills, which bills itself as the sole online pharmacy operating in Canada, has raised $7.35 million in new financing as it expands across the country. Through partnerships with insurers like Pacific Blue Cross the company provides co-insurance reductions for prescriptions. “We have an option for you to come and join our platform just like any pharmacy,” says company co-founder and chief operating officer, Harj Samra. Samra launched the company in. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 8:30 AM ET

Codecademy has already outlived many rivals — is that enough?

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Codecademy, the New York-based online interactive platform that offers coding classes in a wide variety of programming languages, is a little like background noise; it’s been operating reliably since founder Zach Sims created the company while still a Columbia University student in 2011. It’s a brand that people know and that millions have used, but because it has grown steadily, without headline-making funding rounds — or, conversely, newsworthy layoffs — . [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 8:20 AM ET

Flywheel to stop online classes and offer trade-in for Peloton bikes after settling lawsuit

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - After settling a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by Peloton, fitness startup Flywheel will stop offering its At Home online classes on March 27. Current Flywheel At Home customers were emailed a trade-in offer for Peloton bikes. Peloton  said the replacement bikes are refurbished, but will function like new ones. The trade-in form needs to be completed by March 27. In an email to customers, Flywheel said its brick-and-mortar fitness centers will continue to operate. Flywheel At Home. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 8:10 AM ET

Roku predicts half of US households with a TV will cut the cord by 2024

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Roku just reported a strong holiday quarter, which doesn’t really come as a surprise: there’s no time of year when people buy more streaming boxes, sticks, or new TVs that happen to run Roku’s software. The company ended 2019 with 36.9 million active accounts, and customers streamed 11.7 billion hours of content in the fourth quarter. “We have now entered the streaming. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 8:10 AM ET

World’s Hottest Bats to Accept Payments in Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) and Six Other Cryptocurrencies

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 -  World’s Hottest Bats customers can now use digital currency to purchase bat shaving and customization services, as the company has partnered with e-commerce platform Shopping Cart Elite to accept payments in seven leading cryptocurrencies. World’s Hottest Bats is known for its advanced expertise in baseball and softball bat shaving, a process to thin out the material inside of a bat barrel to help players get greater hit distance out of their swings. By. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 8:10 AM ET

Extendicare Announces February 2020 Dividend of C$0.04 per Share

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Extendicare Inc. (“Extendicare” or the “Company”) (TSX: EXE) announced that it has declared a cash dividend of C$0.04 per common share of the Company (the “Common Share”) for the month of February 2020, which is payable on March 16, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 28, 2020. This dividend is designated as an “eligible dividend” within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada).. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 8:10 AM ET

Cluny Capital Announces Signing of Definitive Amalgamation Agreement With Xebra Brands Ltd. for Proposed Qualifying Transaction

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 -  Cluny Capital Corp. (the “Company”) (TSXV:CLN.H), a capital pool company pursuant to Policy 2.4 of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”), is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated September 4, 2019, it has entered into a definitive amalgamation agreement with Xebra Brands Ltd. (“Xebra”) dated February 14, 2020 (the “Definitive Agreement”), which outlines the terms and conditions pursuant to which the Company and Xebra will complete. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 8:10 AM ET

nubia Red Magic 5G Passes Through TENAA, Key Specifications Revealed

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - ZTE’s sub-brand Nubia is soon going to launch its latest 5G smartphone, dubbed the Nubia Red Magic 5G. Yesterday, we came across the Geekbench listing for the upcoming Nubia Red Magic 5G smartphone, where we came to know that the device would come with up to 12GB of RAM. Today, the device has been spotted on the TENAA certification website, which gives us a hint about some more key specifications. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 8:00 AM ET

Anatomy of a dumb spear-phish: Hitting librarians up for Zelle, CashApp cash

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Librarians smell something phishy in scam that scraped emails from association website. Here's a clue for would-be Internet financial scammers: do not target librarians. They will catch on fast, and you will have wasted your time. Yesterday, the outgoing chair of the Young Adult Library Services Association's Alex Awards Committee (and my wife) Paula Gallagher got a very odd email that purported to be from a colleague within her library system. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:50 AM ET

No Playstation for PAX East: Sony backs out, citing coronavirus

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Boston is not a hotbed of COVID-19, but Sony's playing it safe. One of the biggest names in gaming won't be at one of the biggest US gaming conventions next week, as Sony today unexpectedly pulled out of PAX East, citing coronavirus concerns. Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced its withdrawal from the event as an update to an earlier blog post touting its planned lineup for the exhibition. "We felt this was. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:40 AM ET

Robert Pattinson’s Batman revealed in new teaser video

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Robert Pattinson is the new Batman, and thanks to a new teaser, we just got a first look at what he looks like in the famous batsuit. Matt Reeves, who is directing the new Batman movie, shared a screen test of Pattinson in the new suit, and many Verge editors, myself included, are very here for it. Matt Reeves   ✔@mattreevesLA     #TheBatman#CameraTest   Vimeo ‎@Vimeo     116K 4:06 AM - Feb 14, 2020 Twitter. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:40 AM ET

Paytomat Adds Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) to Supported Currencies

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - ​​​Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) will be the newest addition to Paytomat’s point-of-sale (POS), wallet, and settlement system (including both crypto-to-crypto and crypto-to-fiat settlements). This follows the November 2018 announcement of BCD & Paytomat’s collaboration to release the BCD Pay Wallet for iOS and Android, due for release in January 2019. Paytomat has a rapidly growing user base across Europe, with presence in countries such as Georgia, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands, in addition to its. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:40 AM ET

Loncor Provides Update on Exploration Activities at Its Ngayu Project

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 -  Loncor Resources Inc. ("Loncor" or the "Company") (TSX: "LN"; OTCQB: "LONCF") is pleased is pleased to provide an update on its activities within the Ngayu Greenstone Belt, where the Company has a dominant foot-print through its joint venture with Barrick Gold (Congo) SARL (“Barrick”) and on its own majority-owned exploration licences and exploitation concessions including the Imbo exploitation concession. The Ngayu Archean Greenstone Belt of northeastern Democratic Republic of the. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:40 AM ET

Cyberpunk 2077 confirmed for GeForce Now, will have ray tracing via the cloud

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - This brings the running total of CP2077 cloud-launch platforms to two. Will that grow? Thanks to Cyberpunk 2077's delay to September 2020, gamers have even longer to decide how they'll play this highly anticipated game. Existing consoles? The upcoming PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X? Various PC configurations? We're still waiting for more details on the game's launch strategy (particularly on newer consoles), but one other option just got more interesting: playing this stylish, Keanu-tinged adventure over the. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:30 AM ET

Battery charging meets machine learning

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Algorithms help testing hardware figure out the best way to a fast recharge. Batteries tend to involve lots of trade-offs. You can have high capacity, but it means more weight and a slower charge. Or you can charge quickly and see the lifetime of your battery drop with each cycle. There are ways to optimize performance—figuring out the fastest charging you can do without cutting into the battery life—but that. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:20 AM ET

Americans on coronavirus cruise ship barred from US after failed quarantine

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - "They put us in a petri dish to get infected." On Wednesday, the initial 14-day quarantine aboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan, officially ended. But the grueling saga seems far from for over for the ship’s 3,711 passengers and crew. As the quarantine time ran out, Japanese officials were still reporting dozens of new cases of COVID-19 aboard. As of Wednesday, the number of coronavirus infections linked. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:10 AM ET

Facebook quietly releases a Pinterest clone

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new app from Facebook’s new products division looks an awful lot like Pinterest, The Information reports. Hobbi is a photo-sharing app where you can “capture and organize your creative process” like cooking, baking, arts and crafts, fitness or home decor, according to its page in the App Store. Aimed at hobbyists, the app organizes photos of projects into collections so users can track their progress. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:10 AM ET

Ternio Introduces CryptoCurrency BlockCard™ Enabling Users to Spend Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Stellar Lumens Anywhere Credit Cards Accepted.

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 -  Ternio, the leader in scalable blockchain architecture for enterprise companies, has announced their first product for the general public called BlockCard™. BlockCard is a debit card that enables the card holder to spend the value of their cryptocurrency with the same ease as traditional credit cards. BlockCard can be used online or in physical store locations, anywhere in the world major credit cards are accepted. “Ternio’s goal is to accelerate the. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:10 AM ET

Abitibi Royalties Update on Canadian Malartic Mine & Early Stage Exploration Royalties

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 -  Abitibi Royalties Inc. (RZZ-TSX-V: “Abitibi Royalties” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update on the Company’s net smelter royalties (“NSR”) at the Canadian Malartic Mine, Canada’s largest gold mine, near Val-d’Or, Québec, in addition to other NSRs the Company holds on earlier stage exploration projects. The Company is unique among its peers due to its strong treasury, no debt, monthly dividend, share buyback program and limited number of outstanding shares (approximately. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:10 AM ET

Microsoft releases new all-in-one Office app for iOS and Android

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - The key feature is an Actions menu for quick access to common mobile tasks. Today, Microsoft launched the Microsoft Office app for iOS and Android. It combines PowerPoint, Word, and Excel into one application, and it adds a number of mobile-oriented features. FURTHER READING Microsoft Office is now available in the Mac App Store “This app maintains all the functionality of the existing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint mobile apps but. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 7:00 AM ET

Twitter rolling out new ‘Continue thread’ option for connecting multiple tweets together

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Twitter is rolling out a new feature that makes it easier to thread multiple tweets together. With this change, you can now link tweets together while you compose them. The company announced the new feature this afternoon. When you’re composing a new tweet, you can now slide up to view your previous tweets, including your most recent post as well as older ones. Once you pick an older tweet, you’ll see a. [more...]

Global Automotive Fuel Cell Market Size study, by Component, by Power Output, by Vehicle Type, by H2 Fuel Station, by Specialized Vehicle Type and Regional Forecasts 2019-2026
Feb 20, 2020 6:54 AM ET

Global Automotive Fuel Cell Market Size study, by Component, by Power Output, by Vehicle Type, by H2 Fuel Station, by Specialized Vehicle Type and Regional Forecasts 2019-2026

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Bharat Book Bureau Provides the Trending Market Research Report on“Global Automotive Fuel Cell Market Size study, by Component, by Power Output, by Vehicle Type, by H2 Fuel Station, by Specialized Vehicle Type and Regional Forecasts 2019-2026”under Heavy Industry Category. The report offers a collection of superior market research, market analysis, competitive intelligence and Market reports. Global Automotive Fuel Cell Market Size study, by Component (Fuel Stack, Fuel Processor, Power Conditioner, Air. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 6:40 AM ET

IRS backtracks on whether video game currencies are taxable

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Image: Epic Games On Wednesday, the IRS quietly changed a provision on its website that said transactions of virtual currency like Fortnite’s V-bucks were taxable and may have to be reported on tax returns, as reported by CNN. The provision had been on the IRS’s website since at least October, and you can see it right here, thanks to the Wayback Machine. On the archived version of the site, bitcoin, Ether, Roblox (likely referring. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 6:40 AM ET

University of Bahrain Pioneers Blockchain Through Digital Credentials

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Learning Machine and the University of Bahrain jointly announced that the national university of the Kingdom of Bahrain will become one of the first universities globally to issue digital diplomas anchored to the blockchain using the Blockcerts open standard. The university is partnering with Learning Machine, the premier provider of Blockcerts credential issuing systems, to implement the initiative. Blockcerts is a global, open standard for creating, issuing, viewing and verifying any type. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 6:40 AM ET

Juggernaut / DSM Syndicate Cuts 3.75 Meters of 7.86 Grams Per Tonne Gold Equivalent on Goldstar Property Remains Open

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Juggernaut Exploration Ltd. (JUGR.V) (the “Company” or “Juggernaut”) is pleased to report channel sample results from the Goldilocks Zone containing assays of 7.86g/t AuEq over 3.75m true width. This channel was taken over a 3.75m wide section to partially test a 10.5m wide outcrop containing extensive veining and alteration, the channel started in 9.01 g/t AuEq and ended in 10.79 g/t AuEq and remains open. The Goldilocks Zone discovered in 2018 is 190m long. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 6:10 AM ET

Sony reportedly battling to keep PlayStation 5 price down

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - Sony is struggling to land on a price for its upcoming PlayStation 5 console, according to a new report by Bloomberg, with component shortages potentially pushing the MSRP beyond that of the PS4. The bill of materials is said to be at around $450 right now, compared to IHS Markit’s estimate of $381 for the PS4, which sold for $399 upon its release in 2013. Unless Sony is willing to sell. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 6:10 AM ET

New Cryptocurrency Chimpion Aims to Disrupt Retail E-Commerce

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 -  Shopping Cart Elite, Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) and Paytomat have each contributed technology toward the launch of Chimpion (CHIMP), a new project designed to make crypto e-commerce practical and viable. Combining the features of major e-commerce platforms with the benefits of cryptocurrency, Chimpion offers a full-scale retail payment system that can enable emerging countries to go fully digital. Since Amazon and eBay first entered the industry, e-commerce has grown significantly. In 2017 alone, retail e-commerce sales totaled $2.3. [more...]

Feb 20, 2020 6:10 AM ET

WPD Pharmaceuticals’ WP1220 Drug Demonstrates Median Reduction of 56% in Skin Cancer Lesions in Clinical Trials

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - WPD Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: WBIO)(FSE: 8SV1) (the “Company” or “WPD”), a clinical stage pharmaceutical company, in collaboration with license partner, Moleculin Biotech, Inc. (“Moleculin”)(Nasdaq: MBRX) is pleased to announce the final data from the CTCL clinical trial of WP1220 for the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL), which was published and presented by Dr. M. Sokolowska-Wojdylo in conjunction with the 4th Annual World Congress of Cutaneous Lymphomas in Barcelona, Spain on. [more...]

Credit Union Payments Leader Member Access Processing (MAP) Announces Partnership with RAZR Rewards
Feb 20, 2020 6:00 AM ET

Credit Union Payments Leader Member Access Processing (MAP) Announces Partnership with RAZR Rewards

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - SEATTLE (February 20, 2020) - Member Access Processing (MAP), the nation’s leading provider of the Visa DPS Debit, Credit, ATM, Prepaid, and Mobile Processing platform, today announced that it has partnered with RAZR Relationship Rewards and Loyalty Solutions. Through this strategic partnership, MAP clients can now take advantage of RAZR’s innovative technology platform coupled with its deep expertise in loyalty strategy and creative work to drive results for client institutions and. [more...]

Alon Shwartz joins Trellis as Co-Founder/CPO; David Sacks added to Board of Directors
Feb 20, 2020 6:00 AM ET

Alon Shwartz joins Trellis as Co-Founder/CPO; David Sacks added to Board of Directors

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 20, 2020 - State trial court data and analytics company Trellis lands Alon Shwartz, as Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer and closes an additional $4.4M dollar funding round, led by Craft Ventures.  Included in the flurry of progress and announcements for the state court data and analytics startup, Trellis also announced that David Sacks, Founding COO of Paypal, Founder/CEO of Yammer, and Co-Founder of Craft Ventures has joined the Trellis Board of Directors. . [more...]