Day: September 20, 2018

LaSalle Solutions Named a 2018 Most Promising Cisco Solution Provider

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LaSalle Solutions, a leading provider of technology lifecycle management services, announced today that it has been recognized as one of the top Cisco Solution Providers of 2018 by CIOReview. The Cisco special edition showcases the 20 most promising Cisco solution providers of the year. The annual list of most promising Cisco solution providers is developed by a panel of experts, thought leaders and members of CIOReview’s editorial board to recognize service provider leaders that “have showcased great innovation as well as technological prowess in the marketplace.” “We are thrilled to be named

Verizon is building the future for our customers in Nebraska, investing more than $235M since 2015

Ongoing investment in its industry-leading networks for an unmatched customer experience OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — We know our customers across the country rely on us to keep them connected—when and where they need it most. To ensure our customers have the network experience they deserve, Verizon invests billions of dollars each year in our networks. Since 2015 in Nebraska alone, Verizon has invested more than $235 million to meet and exceed our customers’ growing needs and also build for the future. Always Innovating Your life moves fast and so do we. To ensure we continue delivering

Avante Logixx Announces Results of Annual General Meeting; Approves Share Consolidation; and Provides Further Information on Acquisition of Veridin

Not for distribution to U.S. news wire services or for dissemination in the United States TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avante Logixx (“Avante” of the “Company”) (TSXV: XX) is pleased to announce the results of its annual general and special meeting of shareholders held on September 19, 2018 (the “Meeting”). The Company put forward the following resolutions to be voted on by shareholders at the Meeting, all of which were approved: (i) to set the number of directors at seven (7); (ii) to appoint BDO Canada LLP as auditor of the Company for the 2019 fiscal year; (iii)

New Intermountain Transformation Center to Lead Healthcare Delivery Advancement

New Kem C. Gardner Intermountain Transformation Center is home to institutes and programs that are transforming the way medical care is provided. Salt Lake City, UTAH, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Intermountain Healthcare has opened its 120,000 square-foot Kem C. Gardner Intermountain Transformation Center.  It is the home for multiple institutes and programs that are transforming the way medical care is provided in the U.S. and globally to achieve the highest clinical quality at the lowest sustainable cost. Intermountain’s Clinical Program leadership teams of scientists and doctors will work at the new facility to research, innovate, and develop best

Premier Diversified Holdings to Acquire Shares of ZED Therapeutics Inc.

Not for dissemination in the United States of America VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Premier Diversified Holdings Inc. (“Premier” or the “Company“) (TSXV: PDH) announces that, subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV“), it will acquire 5,144,000 Common shares of ZED Therapeutics Inc. (“ZED“) for total consideration of $25,720. ZED is a privately held company incorporated under the laws of Alberta. ZED is a start-up company which intends to participate in the medicinal hemp industry. Medicinal hemp is distinct from medicinal cannabis. Medicinal hemp is CBD oil and plant products with less than

Grand Challenges Canada Announces New Co-CEOs to Lead Organization Forward

Ms. Jocelyn Mackie and Dr. Karlee Silver to serve co-Chief Executive Officers TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On behalf of the Board of Directors of Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), Chair Guylaine Saucier today announced that Ms. Jocelyn Mackie and Dr. Karlee Silver have been appointed as co-Chief Executive Officers. Their appointment is effective immediately. “Innovation is the defining DNA of Grand Challenges Canada and we have opted for an innovative approach in both the model and the individuals we have selected to lead this organization forward through its next stage of growth and transformation,” emphasized Mme Saucier. “In

Verizon is building the future for our customers in Minnesota, investing more than $685M since 2015

Ongoing investment in its industry-leading networks for an unmatched customer experience MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — We know our customers across the country rely on us to keep them connected—when and where they need it most. To ensure our customers have the network experience they deserve, Verizon invests billions of dollars each year in our networks. Since 2015, in Minnesota alone, Verizon has invested more than $685 million to meet and exceed our customers’ growing needs and also build for the future. Always Innovating Your life moves fast and so do we. To ensure we continue delivering the

NCSBN Extends NCLEX Exam Delivery Agreement with Pearson VUE

CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NCSBN has awarded a multiyear contract extension to Pearson VUE for the global delivery of its NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Examinations. This extension will run through 2024. The NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Examinations are nationwide examinations designed to measure entry-level nursing competence utilized in both the U.S and Canada as part of the licensing process. Recognized globally as preeminent nursing examinations, the exams are constantly and rigorously evaluated to keep pace with the rapidly evolving health care environment. As part of this new agreement, NCLEX test development will transition to NCSBN directly in January 2020.

The Prescott Companies Hosts Board Member Training Event

Carlsbad, CA, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Prescott Companies (TPC), an Associa company, recently hosted a board member training event at their corporate office in Carlsbad, CA. Steven Tinnelly, Esq., of the Tinnelly Law Group, presented to more than 15 board members on several important industry topics, including: Common Interest Developments (CID) Importance of governing documents Setting policy, rules and regulations Board member fiduciary responsibilities “The Prescott Companies is dedicated to the continued education of our board members and residents,” stated Jessica Williams, The Prescott Companies branch vice president. “It is important to offer updates on important industry

aTyr Pharma to Present at the Cantor Fitzgerald 2018 Global Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE), a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines based on novel immunological pathways, today announced that Sanjay Shukla, M.D., M.S., president and chief executive officer, will present at the Cantor Fitzgerald 2018 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:10 p.m. Eastern Time.  Links to a live audio webcast and replay of the presentation may be accessed on the aTyr website events page at: http://investors.atyrpharma.com/events-and-webcasts. An audio replay will be available for 90 days following the event.  About

Presidio, Inc. Announces Closing of Secondary Common Stock Offering

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Presidio, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSDO) (together with its subsidiaries, “Presidio” or the “Company”), a leading North American IT solutions provider delivering Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for middle-market customers, today announced the closing of its previously announced secondary public offering of 3,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock by AP VIII Aegis Holdings, L.P., an affiliate of investment funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO), at a price of $15.24 per share.  The Company did not sell any shares and did not receive

UPDATE – Sophos Placed in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls) for Seventh Consecutive Year

Sophos Recognized as a Leader in 2018 Magic Quadrant Reports for Endpoint and Network Security OXFORD, United Kingdom, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security today announced that it has once again been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s September 20, 2018, “Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls).” As one of only three vendors positioned as a leader, Sophos is positioned furthest for completeness of vision and ability to execute. Sophos is the only IT security company to be consistently positioned as a Leader by Gartner

IIROC Trade Resumption / L'OCRCVM permet la reprise de la negociation – VZLA, SOJ, KSMT.P

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Trading resumes in / Reprise des négociations pour : Company / Société : VIZSLA RESOURCES CORP. TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : VZLA Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  9:30, September 21, 2018 Company / Société : SOJOURN EXPLORATION INC.  TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : SOJ Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  9:30, September 21, 2018 Company / Société : KISMET RESOURCES CORP. TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : KSMT.P Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  9:30, September 21, 2018             IIROC can make a decision to impose

Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters’ Local 167 Refurbish Libertae House, a Nonprofit that Treats Women Struggling with Opioid Addiction in Pennsylvania

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In April, approximately 15 – 20 carpenters from Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters’ (KMLRC) Local 167 helped refurbish the Libertae House, Inc. in Bensalem, PA — a facility dedicated to the housing, treatment and support of women who struggle with substance abuse and addiction. According to the mission statement on the Libertae House, Inc. website: “Libertae is one of a very small number of treatment programs in Pennsylvania dedicated to treating and supporting women with substance use disorders. With an emphasis on gender-responsive treatment, we strive to

Parent Company of HC2 Telecom Subsidiary PTGi-ICS Changes Name to ICS Group Holdings Inc.

ICS Group Holdings to Acquire GO2TEL.COM as First in Subsidiary’s New Acquisition Strategy NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2”) (NYSE: HCHC), a diversified holding company, announced today that the parent company of its telecom subsidiary PTGi-ICS has changed its name from Arbinet Corporation to ICS Group Holdings Inc., (“ICS Group”). ICS Group’s mandate is to seek out and purchase companies that have a proven track record, a strong balance sheet and low capital expenditures.  Target acquisitions will be small to medium opportunities in the communication and Information Technology (“IT”) marketplace globally. HC2 also announced

The Georgia Research Alliance Names Russell Allen as President and CEO

ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) announces today that it has named Russell Allen as the organization’s new President and CEO. Russell joins GRA after serving as the president and CEO of Georgia Bio for the past five years. Georgia Bio is the state’s life science industry association, charged with promoting and advocating for the interests and growth of medical technology and biopharmaceutical companies. Before Georgia Bio, Russell served as president and CEO of BioFlorida, Florida’s bioscience association. His earlier career in Georgia includes co-founding and leading a regional partnering and commercialization association, BioSouth,

Shell and NREL Launch Cleantech Incubator: Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator Powered by NREL

Program will work with companies developing novel energy storage and distribution solutions DENVER, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Shell announced a new multimillion dollar, multiyear program to discover and advance emerging clean energy technologies with the potential to dramatically alter the future global energy landscape.  Partnering with early-stage startup companies, the new Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator Powered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) (GCxN) will initially focus on technologies enabling the grid of the future through long-term energy storage and controls, leveraging the resources available through both Shell and NREL to help de-risk emerging

The 2019 Malibu Wakesetter 25 LSV Is the New Standard

LOUDON, Tenn., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Malibu Boats™, the global leader in watersports towboat sales, has introduced the newest model in the world’s best-selling towboat family, the Wakesetter™ 25 LSV, for 2019. The 25 LSV is the 25-foot flagship of the popular LSV line. Being the biggest, it offers the most interior space, storage capacity, ballast, as well as the biggest wake and wave. The LSV line is the best-selling series of inboard towboats of all time because of its classic traditional-bow shape, user-friendly design and reliable wake—but it’s become so much more than that. With technology and

Micron Appoints Mike Bokan as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Succeeds retiring Steve Thorsen BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) announced today that the company has appointed Mike Bokan as senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, effective Oct. 1, 2018. Bokan succeeds Steve Thorsen, who is retiring from Micron after 30 years with the company but will remain as an adviser through early November 2018 to ensure a smooth transition. Bokan is being promoted to senior vice president and will report directly to Micron President and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra. “On behalf of the company, I want to thank Steve for his dedication to

Pacton Gold receives Regulatory Approval to Purchase 100% of Arrow (Pilbara) Pty. Ltd.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pacton Gold Inc. (TSXV: PAC, OTC: PACXF) (the “Company” or “Pacton”) is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing a share purchase agreement dated August 20, 2018, between Pacton and Arrow Minerals Ltd. (“Arrow”), whereby Pacton will acquire the remaining 49% interest in Arrow (Pilbara) Pty Ltd.  Consideration is $1 million cash and two million common shares. Pacton’s news releases dated April 5 and August 22, 2018, describe the terms of the acquisition and provide a descriptive overview of the Arrow property assets.  The August 22,