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Montana’s Small Business Development Centers Expand Access to Services and Rural Outreach

HELENA, Mont. – Three Small Business Development Centers are expanding access to services and outreach to rural areas by hiring additional staff to better serve small business owners and entrepreneurs across Montana. The Great Falls SBDC, based at the Great Falls Development Authority (GFDA), has hired a rural business adviser – a new position created to make business Read More…

It’s the bulls’ game to lose as the stock market heads for its final act of 2019

Wall Street’s final act of 2019 will hinge on whether investors should believe the messages being sent by corporate credit, crowd consensus and the calendar characteristics. The broad market has been a sloppy stalemate between supportive and antagonistic forces for many months: The S&P 500 is hovering around the 3000 level it first reached in Read More…

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PayPal halts payment support to PornHub models

FILE PHOTO: The German headquarters of the electronic payments division PayPal is pictured at Europarc Dreilinden business park south of Berlin in Kleinmachnow, Germany, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo (Reuters) – PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) said on Thursday it had stopped payment support to PornHub’s models after it found the adult entertainment website made Read More…

MySize Provides Business Update and Reports Results for the Third Quarter of 2019

AIRPORT CITY, Israel, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — My Size, Inc. (the “Company” or “My Size”) (NASDAQ: MYSZ) (TASE: MYSZ), the developer and creator of smartphone measurement solutions, today provided a business update for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019.  Ronen Luzon, CEO of My Size, Inc., stated, “MySizeID, a smart measurement solution, is gaining Read More…

Day Two of Thomas J. Henry's”Austin Elevates” With Special Concert Performances by Kygo, Daddy Yankee, DaBaby & 88Glam

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Philanthropist and Attorney Thomas J. Henry‘s launched the new art and music experience “Austin Elevates,” in Austin, Texas. The two-day event was free to the public and benefited local nonprofit organizations SAFE Alliance, Superhero Kids and St. David’s Foundation Community Fund. Day two of “Austin Elevates” saw a special Read More…

Toyota Drives Culture Forward Through Music

“Music permeates our lives daily – in the car, hanging with friends or celebrating with family,” said Matt Ozawa, engagement marketing manager, Toyota Motor North America. “Supporting talented, emerging Latino talent is fundamental to our belief in bringing our guests closer to their favorite artists in an atmosphere that further propels music and cultural connections.” Read More…

United Kingdom Residential Conveyancing Consumer Report 2019: Average Conveyancing Fees at Approx £1,200-£1,300

DUBLIN, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “UK Residential Conveyancing Consumer Research Report” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The latest consumer research findings from the author show that law firms and solicitors continue to be the preferred choice for conveyancing advice and experience and relevant qualifications are what a client looks for most Read More…

Ruder Finn Grows Tech Sector Expertise with Hire of Seattle EVP Travis Murdock

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ruder Finn, a leading global independent agency, announced today that Travis Murdock has joined as Executive Vice President in its Technology and Innovation Practice. Murdock’s appointment expands the company’s technology expertise and capabilities, further integrating communications with marketing and lead generation. Murdock brings 20+ years of agency and in-house Read More…

Fed's Kaplan says strong consumer will help the U.S. economy avoid recession in 2020

FILE PHOTO: Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan speaks at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, U.S., October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Saphir (Reuters) – Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said he does not expect the U.S. economy to enter a recession next year, and he was optimistic that the strong consumer can Read More…

HabiCorps Named a Mutual of America 2019 Community Partnership Award Winner

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mutual of America announced today that HabiCorps was named a Merit Finalist award recipient of its 2019 Community Partnership Award competition. HabiCorps was created in 2016 by Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake as a first-of-its-kind workforce development program. HabiCorps provides training in the construction trades and landscape/property maintenance Read More…

Deltapath Brings its Industry-Leading UC Solutions and Dolby Voice to Asia Pacific Countries

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Deltapath, who announced in San Francisco, California in January an agreement with Dolby Laboratories to offer an end-to-end unified communications solution that fully incorporates Dolby Voice®  begun touring Asia Pacific countries. The multi-country Asia tour, which showcases their new product line, and lets their audience hear about their Read More…

Groq Announces World's First Architecture Capable of 1,000,000,000,000,000 Operations per Second on a Single Chip

“We are excited for the industry and our customers,” said Jonathan Ross, Groq’s co-founder and CEO. “Top GPU companies have been telling customers that they’d hoped to be able to deliver one PetaOp/s performance within the next few years; Groq is announcing it today, and in doing so setting a new performance standard. The Groq Read More…

Large Utility Selects DevonWay for Pipeline Safety Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DevonWay, a leading provider of quality, safety, and work management solutions to the Energy industry, recently went live with over 10,000 users at one of the largest fully regulated utility companies in the United States. The customer recognized the need to upgrade its existing safety management system following certain Read More…

Seeing the Future: Vision Health Initiative Named a Mutual of America 2019 Community Partnership Award Winner

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mutual of America announced today that Seeing the Future: Vision Health Initiative was named a Merit Finalist award recipient of its 2019 Community Partnership Award competition. Seeing the Future: Vision Health Initiative was launched by Care For the Homeless (CFH) in 2016 after research showed that individuals experiencing homelessness have Read More…

North America Insect Repellent Market to 2025: USA is Expected to Account for $1371.5 Million

DUBLIN, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “North America Insect Repellent Market (2019-2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The North America Insect Repellent Market is expected to witness market growth of 8.4% CAGR during the forecast period (2019-2025). The USA market dominated the North America Insect Repellent Market by Country in 2018, and Read More…

Digimarc Brings Scan & Shop Technology to Walmart's Toy Catalog

BEAVERTON, Ore., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC), creator of the Digimarc Platform for digital identification and detection, today announced that Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, has activated its seasonal toy catalog with Digimarc technology, making it faster and easier than ever for customers to buy gifts for family and friends. Continue Reading Read More…

National Council of Teachers of English Defines Literacy In A Digital Age

Literacy has always been a collection of communicative and sociocultural practices shared among communities. As society and technology change, so does literacy. The world demands that a literate person possess and intentionally apply a wide range of skills, competencies, and dispositions. These literacies are interconnected, dynamic, and malleable. As in the past, they are inextricably Read More…

Citywide Charitable Bail Fund Named a Mutual of America 2019 Community Partnership Award Winner

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mutual of America announced today that the Citywide Charitable Bail Fund was named a Merit Finalist award recipient of its 2019 Community Partnership Award competition. The Citywide Charitable Bail Fund was launched in 2017 by The Liberty Fund to help reduce the number of people detained on bail of Read More…

Nurse Practitioners Urge States to Modernize Laws to Combat Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — During National Nurse Practitioner Week, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is renewing its call for all state legislatures to remove regulatory roadblocks that limit nurse practitioners (NPs) from prescribing Medication-Assisted Treatments (MATs) to their patients struggling with opioid use disorder. Bipartisan federal legislation, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention Read More…

Florida International University and MITRE Establish Strategic Partnership

MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Florida International University and MITRE, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to research and development in the public interest, have entered into a strategic partnership to work on the most significant challenges facing the nation. The partnership will involve joint efforts to promote innovation to benefit the government and the public; enhance Read More…

Life Time Invites Consumers to Take One Positive Action during 8th Annual Commitment Day; Make-A-Wish and Life Time Foundation to Serve as 2020 Beneficiaries

CHANHASSEN, Minn., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Life Time, the premier healthy lifestyle brand, is kicking off the New Year with its 8th annual Commitment Day movement. For 2020, the company is supporting Make-A-Wish in its mission to grant the wishes of children facing critical illnesses and the Life Time Foundation in its work to remove artificial and Read More…

Le Nobu Hotel Los Cabos célèbre son ouverture officielle avec une cérémonie traditionnelle de saké

Après avoir coupé le ruban, les invités se sont réunis pour la cérémonie de saké au rythme du taiko (tambours japonais), marquant ainsi l’ouverture officielle de Nobu Hotel Los Cabos. Après avoir brisé le couvercle du tonneau de saké à l’aide de maillets en bois, le saké a été servi aux invités dans des tasses Read More…

Global Pressure Labels Market 2019-2024 – Food & Beverage End-User Segment is Expected to Drive Growth

DUBLIN, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The “Pressure Labels Market – Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2019 – 2024)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Pressure Labels Market (also known Pressure Sensitive Labels Market), is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.26% Pressure-sensitive labels will continue to be the most used label technology Read More…

India Poised to Become a Major Player in the EV Arena Forecasts IDTechEx

BOSTON, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — IDTechEx Analysts review the future of Energy Storage and Electric Vehicles in India. Find out more at the upcoming Business & Technology Insight Forums On Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage, 3 – 4 December 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany, hosted by IDTechEx. Continue Reading IDTechEx Consumer wealth in India has risen sharply with the growth Read More…

El Honda HR-V 2020 llega a los salones de exposiciones con Honda Sensing® disponible y un espacio de carga que es líder en su clase

El HR-V 2020 está disponible en cinco versiones: LX, Sport, EX, EX-L y Touring. Como novedad para el año de modelo 2019 se encuentran mejoras del estilo que incluyen faros delanteros actualizados y la revisión de los parachoques, la rejilla y las luces traseras. El HR-V Sport con acentos ennegrecidos y ruedas de 18 pulgadas Read More…

Flagship bank verification IBV now faster, smarter, and more user-friendly than ever

KENNESAW, Ga., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — MicroBilt today announced the release of the latest version of IBV – Instant Bank Verification – it’s market-leading financial data aggregation and verification solution that enables lenders to instantly qualify potential borrowers. “With this update, lenders will experience a big step forward. We continue to evolve account and Read More…

ICMA 2020 EXPO Focuses on Global Card Industry Trends, Technology, Future

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA), a global trade association for card manufacturers, personalizers, issuers and suppliers will host its 2020 ICMA Card Manufacturing & Personalization EXPO March 29-April 1, 2020 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Florida. The 2020 EXPO, which marks ICMA’s 30th anniversary, is themed “Historical Read More…

Susan E. Tarry, MD, FACS is recognized by Continental Who's Who

BALTIMORE, Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Susan E. Tarry, MD, FACS is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Achiever in the field of medicine in acknowledgement of her role as a Reconstructive Urologist at Chesapeake Urology. At Chesapeake Urology, Dr. Tarry treats all urologic diseases and related conditions, including urethral stricture disease, peyronie’s Read More…

Exclusive: Eurazeo hires JPMorgan to exit car rental group Europcar – sources

PARIS/LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European investment firm Eurazeo (EURA.PA) is exploring a partial or full sale of its near 30% stake in Europcar Mobility Group (EUCAR.PA) as it seeks to cash out from the troubled French car rental company, sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Logos of car rental company Europcar are seen at the company’s desk Read More…

Warren lashes out at Goldman over Apple Card bias claims: Bloomberg

(Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs’s response to allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc’s credit card, suggesting it should pull down the algorithm if it cannot be explained, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. A criticism of Apple Card’s algorithm started last week, after entrepreneur David Heinemeier Hansson Read More…