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Jan 28, 2020 13:09 ET
PTC ThingWorx Platform Recognized as a Leader in Industrial IoT Software Platforms Report by Independent Research Firm
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) today announced it has been named a leader in a new evaluation of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) software platforms issued by Forrester Research, entitled, “
Jan 28, 2020 13:03 ET
InStride Names Former CEOs of Cardinal Health, CitiBank, N.A., Ford Motor Company and Regal Entertainment Group to Its Advisory Board
InStride, the premier global provider of Strategic Enterprise Education™, has announced the four founding members of the InStride Advisory Board (IAB), strengthening InStride’s ties to current and future corporate partners, who are seeking innovative ways to educate and develop their workforces....
Jan 28, 2020 13:02 ET
OncLive® Presents Eight State of the Science Summit™ Meetings in February
OncLive®, the nation’s leading multimedia resource focused on providing oncology professionals with current and insightful information on patient care, will host eight State of the Science Summit™ meetings across the United States in February....
Jan 28, 2020 13:00 ET
Global Stand-up Paddleboard Market 2019-2023 | Innovations in SUPs to Boost Growth | Technavio
Technavio has been monitoring the stand-up paddleboard market and it is poised to grow by USD 111 million during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of 7% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment....
Jan 28, 2020 13:00 ET
Inszone Insurance Acquires Access Avenue Insurance, Inc.
Inszone Insurance Services, a rapidly growing national provider of personal and commercial lines insurance, announced today that it has acquired Access Avenue Insurance, Inc, located in Lake Forest, California....
Jan 28, 2020 13:00 ET
The Blood Connection Offers Free Therapeutic Phlebotomy
On average, a therapeutic phlebotomy treatment costs around $80 per visit. In some instances, a treatment can cost more than $100 if done at a hospital. When a patient is referred to TBC and meets the requirements, there is no cost whatsoever to the patient, while other blood centers in the area charge a fee. Because patients typically need multiple treatments, this is a costly burden that TBC is offering to cover....
Jan 28, 2020 12:59 ET
ComEd Customers Experience Best-Ever Reliability in 2019
With thunderstorms, a polar vortex and a 133-degree temperature swing between high and low temperatures, Chicago-area weather in 2019 was challenging. Yet, thanks to smart grid investments and the work of ComEd’s 6,000 people, customers enjoyed the best-ever electric reliability....
Jan 28, 2020 12:50 ET
2020 NAPE Summit to Welcome Over 12,000 Attendees, 700 Exhibitors Feb. 3-7 in Houston
NAPE Summit Week, the world’s largest oil and gas marketplace, returns to the George R. Brown Convention Center Feb. 3-7, bringing together more than 12,000 professionals and 700 exhibitors from across the globe to network, learn and make deals happen. In addition to more than 433,000 square feet of exhibit space, NAPE Summit hosts numerous profess...
Jan 28, 2020 12:50 ET
MetLife to Provide Annuity Benefits to Approximately 20,000 Lockheed Martin Retirees and Beneficiaries
MetLife, Inc. (MetLife) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) to provide annuity benefits through its subsidiary, Metropolitan Tower Life Insurance Company, to approximately 20,000 retirees and beneficiaries in Lockheed Martin’s defined benefit (DB) pension plans, representing pension obligations of approximately $1.9 billion....
Jan 28, 2020 12:48 ET
AgreeYa Solutions Celebrates 2019 Success; Announces New Vice President of Staffing
As AgreeYa Solutions, a leader in software, solutions and services, celebrates a successful 2019 marked by outstanding honors and accomplishments, it also welcomes Brian Pugh as its new vice president of IT staffing....
Jan 28, 2020 12:45 ET
Davis Polk Adds Antitrust Counsel Suzanne Munck in Washington DC
Davis Polk today announced that Suzanne Munck af Rosenschold has joined the firm as counsel in the Antitrust and Competition Group in Washington DC. Ms. Munck is a leading authority on both antitrust and intellectual property law with high-level experience at the Federal Trade Commission....
Jan 28, 2020 12:45 ET
United Nations Declares 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health; USDA Kicks Off Awareness Efforts in the United States
Plants make the oxygen we breathe and give us 80 percent of the food we eat. But plants are under attack by invasive pests. These pests destroy up to 40 percent of the world’s food crops and cause $220 billion in trade losses each year according to the United Nations (U.N.). That leaves millions of people worldwide without enough food to eat and seriously damages agriculture—the primary source of income for rural communities....
Jan 28, 2020 12:44 ET
Universal Robots Showcases New Cobot Powered Solutions for Palletizing, Metrology and Machine Tending at ATX West
When manufacturers can't staff tasks on their production lines it severely affects the bottom line resulting in drastic increases in overtime, cycle time and downtime. With the U.S. unemployment rate remaining at 3.5 percent, the lowest in 50 years, 10,000 baby boomers retiring every day and few millennials interest...
Jan 28, 2020 12:40 ET
Former USC Law School Professor Files Appeal Over Alleged Botched Tenure Review
Former University of Southern California (USC) law professor Shmuel Leshem recently filed an appeal against the university, alleging USC Gould Law School botched his tenure review and compromised the integrity of the scholarly process. The legal filing in Califo...
Jan 28, 2020 12:40 ET
Wolters Kluwer Provides Easier Access to Latest Coronavirus Resources & Tools for Front-Line Clinicians and Medical Researchers
Wolters Kluwer, Health will make coronavirus resources on Ovid® and UpToDate® solutions available in response to the outbreak of coronavirus that began in the Chinese city of Wuhan with infections now confirme...
Jan 28, 2020 12:24 ET
BoaVida Sees Gold in the Silver State, Acquires Six Nevada Properties in One Transaction
The BoaVida Group, owner and operator of mobile home and RV communities across the country, has acquired three properties in Las Vegas and three in Winnemucca in a single transaction. This continues a pattern of growth that, in 2019, added more than $150 million of properties to the $300 million the company already owns and operates....
Jan 28, 2020 12:20 ET
Uphold Introduces Commission-free Cryptocurrency Trading, and the World’s Easiest User Interface
Leading digital money platform Uphold today introduces zero-commission trading on cryptocurrencies in a milestone for the industry designed to open up affordable access to one of the world’s most important new asset classes for millions of retail investors....
Jan 28, 2020 12:18 ET
XCHG Announces Additional Strategic Investment Partners
Xpansiv CBL Holding Group (XCHG) today announced the closing of an additional $25M in strategic funding from investors BP Ventures (BP), Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC (OLCV), a subsidiary of Occidental, and Macquarie Group Limited (Macquarie)....
Jan 28, 2020 12:15 ET
Williams Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
Williams’ (NYSE: WMB) board of directors has approved a regular dividend of $0.40 per share, or $1.60 annualized, on the company’s common stock, payable on March 30, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on March 13, 2020....
Jan 28, 2020 12:10 ET
CUPE Rejects Extended Contract; Intends to Bargain
CUPE Newfoundland and Labrador has given notice on behalf of its 3700 public sector members of its intention to bargain the next collective agreement, in spite of the government’s request that the union extend the current collective agreement by two years....