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Apr 02, 2020 04:00 ET
FICO Solution Helps Firms Manage Deluge of Payment Holiday Requests due to COVID-19
LONDON, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to the sharp increase in consumer requests for payment holidays related to the COVID-19 pandemic, global analytics software firm FICO has created a set of digital scenarios that can help lenders, telecommunications providers and other firms meet this urgent need in an automated way. The scenarios, set up in its FICO® Customer Communications Services, enable firms to quickly and easily set up new payment schedules that help customers seeking immediate relief.
Apr 02, 2020 03:30 ET
Opera helps provide 120 million users in Africa with official information about COVID-19
Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA), is introducing an always-on speed dial to the Opera Mini and Opera for Android browsers to facilitate access to official news and information about COVID-19. With this addition to the speed dial, Opera is providing its 120...
Apr 02, 2020 03:01 ET
Work, Play, Create with Record 100+ New NVIDIA GeForce-Powered Laptops
NVIDIA today announced that its global OEM partners are bringing out more than 100 new thin, light and fast laptop models, all powered by NVIDIA GeForce® GPUs, including the just-launched GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER™ and 2070 SUPER GPUs for laptops....
Apr 02, 2020 03:01 ET
10th Gen Intel Core H-series Introduces the World’s Fastest Mobile Processor at 5.3 GHz
What’s New: Today, Intel breaks beyond the 5 GHz barrier for laptops with the launch of the 10th Gen Intel® Core™ H-series mobile processors. Headlined by the 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980HK1 processor, the H-series delivers desktop-caliber performance that gamers and creators can take anywhere.
Apr 02, 2020 03:00 ET
Sixth Wave Signs MOU for Delivery of Three Affinity(TM) Processing Units
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 2, 2020) - Sixth Wave Innovations Inc. (CSE: SIXW) (OTC Pink: ATURF) (FSE: AHUH) ("Sixth Wave" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (the "MOU") with Green Envy, LLC ("Green Envy" or the "Extractor") for the purchase of a minimum of three AffinityTM extraction units (the "Affinity System", "Affinity Units" or "Units").
Apr 02, 2020 02:52 ET
iQIYI Launches Long and Short-form Video Sharing Platform "Suike", Representing Strong Addition to iQIYI's Entertainment Offering
BEIJING, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 2, iQIYI, Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) ("iQIYI" or the "Company"), an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, launched Suike ("Suike" or the "App"), a diversified video-sharing platform that has an extensive offering on long and short form videos, original content and community-based interaction. Positioned as iQIYI's major PUGC and PGC-based sharing platform, the launch of Suike represents a strong addition to iQIYI's diversified entertainment offering.
Apr 02, 2020 02:52 ET
Partner Communications Reports the Interest Rate for the Series D Notes for the Period Commencing on March 31, 2020 and Ending on June 30, 2020
Partner Communications Company Ltd. ("Partner" or the "Company") (NASDAQ and TASE: PTNR), a leading Israeli communications operator, reports, pursuant to the Company's Shelf Prospectus dated September 3, 2009, as amended to date, and the Supplemental Shelf Offering Report dated April 15, 2010, as amended to date (the "Offering Report"), that the Company's Series D Notes will bear interest at a rate of 0.353% for the period commencing on M
Apr 02, 2020 02:48 ET
Alfa Laval Signs Offshore Predictive Maintenance Agreement
LUND, Sweden, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Alfa Laval - a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling - has signed a maintenance agreement with Aker BP, an oil exploration and development company, for Alfa Laval's Framo seawater lift pumps to off-shore platforms in the North Sea. The order value is directly linked to facility uptime. The agreement has a duration of six years, with an option for an additional six years
Apr 02, 2020 02:32 ET
Camurus Announces Strong First Quarter Demand for Buvidal®
Lund, Sweden, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Camurus announced today continued strong revenue growth driven by increasing demand for weekly and monthly Buvidal for the treatment of opioid dependence in EU and Australia. The company's 2020 outlook was reiterated with expected product sales and total revenues at the higher end of previously communicated guidance*.
Apr 02, 2020 02:25 ET
Electrolux Highlights Lower Emissions and Introduces New Framework in 2019 Sustainability Report
STOCKHOLM, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Electrolux, a sustainability leader in the appliance industry, reports a 75% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005. To reflect the Group's new commitment to become climate neutral across the supply chain by 2050, and its increasingly holistic approach to sustainability, the overall sustainability framework has also been updated.
Apr 02, 2020 02:15 ET
Trendlines Announces Acquisition of Portfolio Company ApiFix Ltd. by OrthoPediatrics Corp.
MISGAV, Israel, April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Trendlines Group Ltd. ("Trendlines" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the 100% acquisition of portfolio company ApiFix Ltd. ("ApiFix"), a company focused on non-fusion treatment of progressive adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, by Nasdaq-traded OrthoPediatrics Corp ("OrthoPediatrics"), a company focused exclusively on advancing the field of pediatric orthopaedics (the "Acquisition"). The Acquisition was signed and closed on 1 April 2020; Trendlines held 18.62% of ApiFix at closing.
Apr 02, 2020 02:00 ET
QUESTCAP TO INVEST $1 MILLION WITH SUNNYBROOK RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO ESTABLISH THE SUNNYBROOK TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP FOR EMERGING AND RESPIRATORY VIRUSES
QuestCap Inc. (“QuestCap” or the “Company”) (CSE: QSC; OTCMKTS: COPRF; FRA: 34C1) is pleased to announce an investment of $1 million in the Sunnybrook Research Institute’s COVID-19 research. With these funds, Sunnybrook will establish the...
Apr 02, 2020 02:00 ET
TRANSGLOBE ENERGY CORPORATION ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL, OPERATIONS AND CORPORATE UPDATE
TransGlobe Energy Corporation (AIM & TSX: “TGL” & NASDAQ: “TGA”) (“TransGlobe” or the “Company”) announces a Q1 financial, operations and corporate update. All dollar values are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise stated. OVERVIEW Corporate...
Apr 02, 2020 01:50 ET
Evotec Expands Its IPSC-Based Cell Therapy Platform Evocells Through Licensing Agreement with panCella
HAMBURG, GERMANY, AND TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / April 2, 2020 / Evotec SE (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: EVT, MDAX/TecDAX, ISIN: DE0005664809) and the innovative biotechnology company panCELLa Inc. announced today that the companies have entered into a licensing and investment agreement.
Apr 02, 2020 01:00 ET
WISeKey Selected by Global Manufacturer to Secure Drone Flights
WISeKey Selected by Global Manufacturer to Secure Drone Flights The rapid expansion of commercial drone market raises serious security concerns that force governments to rule the usage of Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) WISeKey’s digital...
Apr 02, 2020 00:44 ET
Resilinc and Premier Inc. to Launch Healthcare Exchange to Help Hospitals Access Supplies and Ease Shortages During COVID-19
Resilinc, the leading provider of AI-based supply chain mapping and disruption monitoring services, and Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, today announced the roll out of The Exchange at Resilinc. The Exchange is a cloud-based platform for the healthcare industry where hospitals interact with vetted peer organizations to identify, locate and exchange critical medical items during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Apr 02, 2020 00:01 ET
IBM Offers "Watson Assistant for Citizens" to Provide Responses to COVID-19 Questions
Engagements with government agencies, healthcare organizations and academic institutions around the world including in Arkansas, California, Georgia, New York, Texas, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Spain and UK
Apr 02, 2020 00:01 ET
IBM Offers "Watson Assistant for Citizens" to Provide Responses to COVID-19 Questions
Engagements with government agencies, healthcare organizations and academic institutions around the world including in Arkansas, California, Georgia, New York, Texas, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Spain and UK
Apr 01, 2020 23:09 ET
Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Pricing of 62,500,000 Shares of Common Stock
MIAMI, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that Carnival Corporation (the "Corporation") has priced its underwritten public offering of 62,500,000 shares of common stock of the Corporation at a price of $8.00 per share. The aggregate amount of shares of common stock to be issued in the offering was decreased to approximately $500 million from the previously announced $1.25 billion. The offering is expected to close on April 6, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions. The Cor
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Apr 01, 2020 22:50 ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS AAN, BDX, FLR, MGPI INVESTORS of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuits
ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors of pending deadlines in the following securities class action lawsuits: Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Class Period: 11/05/2019 - 02/05/2020Lead Plaintiff Motion Deadline:...
Apr 01, 2020 22:50 ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS ALGN, INO, TLRY, WWE INVESTORS of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuits
ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors of pending deadlines in the following securities class action lawsuits: Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Class Period: 4/24/2019 - 7/24/2019Lead Plaintiff Motion Deadline: May 1,...
Apr 01, 2020 22:50 ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS ANAB, SSL, XP INVESTORS of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuits
ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors of pending deadlines in the following securities class action lawsuits: Sasol Limited (SSL) Class Period: 3/10/2015 - 1/13/2020Lead Plaintiff Motion Deadline: April 6,...
Apr 01, 2020 22:50 ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS HPQ, JELD, OXY, SIX INVESTORS of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuits
ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors of pending deadlines in the following securities class action lawsuits: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX)Class Period: 4/25/2018 - 1/9/2020Lead Plaintiff Motion...
Apr 01, 2020 22:50 ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS SBT, TUP, TVTY INVESTORS of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuits
ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors of pending deadlines in the following securities class action lawsuits:Tivity Health, Inc. (TVTY)Class Period: 3/8/2019 - 2/19/2020Lead Plaintiff Motion Deadline: April 27,...
Apr 01, 2020 22:50 ET
Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Upsizing and Pricing of 11.500% First-Priority Senior Secured Notes due 2023 and Pricing of 5.75% Senior Convertible Notes due 2023
MIAMI, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) (the "Company") the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced that Carnival Corporation (the "Corporation") has priced the private offerings of $4 billion aggregate principal amount of 11.500% first-priority senior secured notes due 2023 (the "Secured Notes") of the Corporation and $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.75% senior convertible notes due 2023 of the Corporation (the "Convertible Notes" and, collectively with the Secured Notes, the "Notes"). The aggregate principa
Apr 01, 2020 22:49 ET
Following New Government Restrictions in Mexico, Newmont Safely Ramping Down Peñasquito Operations
Newmont Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont or the Company) announced today that following new, Coronavirus-related restrictions by the government of Mexico, the Company is taking steps towards a safe and orderly ramp down of operations at the Peñasquito mine in the state of Zacatecas.
Apr 01, 2020 22:48 ET
Invitae Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 17,777,778 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $9.00 per share. All of the shares are being sold by Invitae. The gross proceeds to Invitae from the offering, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses, are expected to be approximately $160.0 million. The offering is expected to close on or about April 6, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions. In addition, Invitae has granted the
Apr 01, 2020 22:23 ET
Tortoise Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Updates as of March 31, 2020 for TYG, NTG, TTP, NDP, TPZ and TEAF
Tortoise today announced the following unaudited balance sheet information and asset coverage ratio updates for TYG, NTG, TTP, NDP, TPZ and TEAF. Additionally, Tortoise has published a special podcast with leverage and coverage updates as of Mar. 31, 2020 for these closed-end funds. The podcast is available here.
Apr 01, 2020 22:11 ET
Sabesp - Notice To Market
SÃO PAULO, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo – Sabesp ("Company" or "Sabesp") hereby informs its shareholders and the market in general that, the Regulatory Agency for Sanitation and Energy of the State of São Paulo (ARSESP - Agência Reguladora de Saneamento e Energia do Estado de São Paulo) disclosed Resolution nº 974 that establishes the schedule of stages for the Third Ordinary Tariff Revision of Sabesp (3rd OTR).
Apr 01, 2020 22:08 ET
HAGENS BERMAN, NATIONAL TRIAL ATTORNEYS, Encourages VMware (VMW) Investors Who Have Suffered Significant Losses to Contact its Attorneys: Securities Fraud Class Action Filed
SAN FRANCISCO, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman urges investors in VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) who have suffered significant losses to submit their losses now.  A securities fraud class action has been filed and certain investors may have valuable claims. 
Apr 01, 2020 22:00 ET
CenterPoint Energy announces measures to strengthen financial position in response to Enable distribution reduction
HOUSTON, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) today announced a series of measures to strengthen its financial position and provide multi-year flexibility as to equity issuances. In a separate news release issued earlier today, Enable Midstream Partners, LP (Enable) announced a 50% distribution reduction for common units, representing limited partner interests in Enable. Given CenterPoint Energy's 53.7% ownership of the outstanding common units of Enable, this decrease is expected to reduce distributions to CenterPoint Energy by approximately $155 million per ye
Apr 01, 2020 21:48 ET
First Energy Metals Closes Final Tranche of Private Placement
VANCOUVER, April 1, 2020 /CNW/ - First Energy Metals Ltd. (CSE: FE) ("First Energy" or the "Company) is pleased to announce it has closed its final tranche of both the hard dollar unit private placement  and flow-through share private placement as noted in the news release dated March 17,2020.
Apr 01, 2020 21:43 ET
Open Letter to Stakeholders
In response to the continued uncertainty and unprecedented impact that the COVID-19 global pandemic is having on both the capital markets and economies around the world, Portman Ridge Finance Corporation (“we,” “us,” “our,” “Portman Ridge” or the...
Apr 01, 2020 21:15 ET
Altria to Defend FTC Action Against Minority Investment in JUUL
Altria Group, Inc. (Altria) today announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed an administrative complaint challenging Altria’s minority investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. (JUUL).
Apr 01, 2020 21:00 ET
Cloudera's Data Platform Empowers LINE to Deliver Secure, Data-Driven Innovation
TOKYO, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudera, Inc., (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, today announced that LINE Corporation has chosen Cloudera to support the growth of LINE's AI technology-based business and the Data Science and Engineering Center (DSEC)1. To accelerate its data-driven journey while keeping user data secure, the partnership will enable LINE to manage its data lifecycle with a platform that is built on open source technologies and will future proof its journey to the cloud.
Apr 01, 2020 21:00 ET
Triumph Group Appoints Richard Goglia As New Independent Director
BERWYN, Pa., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Triumph Group [NYSE: TGI] today announced that Richard Goglia will join its Board of Directors as an independent director and as a member of the Audit and Finance committees.
Apr 01, 2020 20:59 ET
OGE Energy Corp. supports Enable's actions to strengthen balance sheet and improve liquidity
OKLAHOMA CITY, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE) announced today its support of the recent decision by Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: ENBL) to increase its annualized retained cash flow by approximately $450 million. OGE also reconfirmed the strength of its own balance sheet, credit metrics and liquidity position.
Apr 01, 2020 20:55 ET
Enable Midstream Announces Distribution, Capital and Cost Reductions
Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: ENBL) announced today that the partnership is taking significant measures to strengthen its financial position in response to current industry conditions. Taken together, the actions announced today are expected to result in an annualized increase in retained cash flow of approximately $450 million and position Enable to fully fund its business and reduce total debt in 2020.
Apr 01, 2020 20:35 ET
RECELL® System Data Accepted to 52nd Annual American Burn Association Meeting Available Online
AVITA Medical Limited (ASX: AVH, NASDAQ: RCEL), a regenerative medicine company with a technology platform positioned to address unmet medical needs in therapeutic skin restoration, announced today the availability of RECELL® Autologous Cell Harvesting Device (RECELL® System) abstracts in a supplement of the Journal of Burn Care & Research highlighting data accepted for presentation at the 52nd annual American Burn Association (ABA) Meeting prior to its cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 01, 2020 20:28 ET
Reminder: GoDaddy Hosts Virtual Investor Day On April 2, 2020
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, today issued a reminder that it is hosting its virtual Investor Day on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM PDT via a live webcast.
Apr 01, 2020 20:27 ET
HAGENS BERMAN, NATIONAL TRIAL ATTORNEYS, Updates AAN, ALGN, ALLK, CCI Investors, Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact Firm
Hagens Berman updates investors in the following publicly-traded companies and urges investors who have suffered significant losses to contact the firm.  Further details about the cases can be found at the links provided. AAN Investors Click...
Apr 01, 2020 20:19 ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Paysign, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PAYS
NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /CNW/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Paysign, Inc. ("Paysign" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:  PAYS) and certain of its officers.   The class action, filed in United States District Court for the District of Nevada, and indexed under 20-cv-00585, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons and entities other than Defendants who purchased or otherwise acquired Paysign securities between March 12, 2019, and March 15, 2020, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking to recover damages caused by Defendants' violation
Apr 01, 2020 20:19 ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Paysign, Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - PAYS
NEW YORK, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Paysign, Inc. ("Paysign" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:  PAYS) and certain of its officers.   The class action, filed in United States District Court for the District of Nevada, and indexed under 20-cv-00585, is on behalf of a class consisting of all persons and entities other than Defendants who purchased or otherwise acquired Paysign securities between March 12, 2019, and March 15, 2020, both dates inclusive (the "Class Period"), seeking to recover damages caused by Defendants' vi
Apr 01, 2020 20:14 ET
Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Is Investigating Claims On Behalf Of Sterling Bancorp, Inc. Investors
RADNOR, Pa., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP is currently investigating potential breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law against certain officers and directors of Sterling Bancorp, Inc. ("Sterling") (NASDAQ: SBT). 
Apr 01, 2020 20:12 ET
Pan American Silver Provides Operations Update in Response to COVID-19
VANCOUVER, April 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) (TSX: PAAS) ("Pan American") announced today that Mexico's Ministry of Health has issued an Executive Order for the immediate suspension of non-essential activities until April 30, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following an initiative of reducing the number of people on site to increase physical distancing, Pan American will now expand this program in order to bring its La Colorada and Dolores operations into compliance with the Executive Order. Pan American has also begun to voluntarily reduce throughput
Apr 01, 2020 20:12 ET
Pan American Silver Provides Operations Update in Response to COVID-19
VANCOUVER, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) (TSX: PAAS) ("Pan American") announced today that Mexico's Ministry of Health has issued an Executive Order for the immediate suspension of non-essential activities until April 30, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Following an initiative of reducing the number of people on site to increase physical distancing, Pan American will now expand this program in order to bring its La Colorada and Dolores operations into compliance with the Executive Order. Pan American has also begun to voluntarily reduce thro