Day: September 20, 2018

External Development Summit (XDS) Wraps Up Sixth Annual Event

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The only annual, international video games industry event with a primary focus on external development for art, animation, audio, co-development, QA and localization, XDS – wraps up record breaking sixth annual event, which occurred September 5-7th at the Parq Vancouver. The event, which sold out 12 weeks in advance (3 weeks earlier than 2017), was attended by over 600 delegates (20% increase from 2017) with a balanced split between industry professionals and service providers, from 45 unique countries. 39 sponsors/exhibitors were showcased, including presenting sponsors: Glass Egg Digital Media, Keywords Studios,

MasterCraft Continues X Series Wake Surf, Wakeboard Dominance With New X22

VONORE, Tenn., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MasterCraft Boat Company (NASDAQ: MCFT) today adds another wave-making weapon to its towboat lineup with the new X22. The new 22-footer delivers a sweet spot of high performance for wake surfing and wakeboarding not only from its larger stature, but also from the all-new hull equipped surf-centric features only found in MasterCraft’s X-series.    “Following the award-winning X23, which was one the industry’s best-selling boats for years, our engineers had a tough charter to improve on such an acclaimed boat. But in the end, the X22 delivers even more performance, features and


San Antonio, TX, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SAN ANTONIO, TX, September 20, 2018 — National hospitality brand WaterWalk announces the grand opening for their San Antonio location on September 20, 2018, from 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. at 5423 N. Loop 1604 West.   San Antonio is the fourth location to open and the second of four planned Texas locations. Ten additional WaterWalk locations are currently in development across the U.S. This location has 153 hotel and apartment suites located in the highly desirable area in San Antonio known as The Rim.   WaterWalk Hotel Apartments was created

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 18, 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 Trading Halt / Suspension de la negociation par l'OCRCVM – KNR

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The following issues have been halted by IIROC / L’OCRCVM a suspendu la négociation des titres suivants :     Company / Société : Kontrol Energy Corp. CSE Symbol / Symbole CSE : KNR Reason / Motif : At the Request of the Company Pending News / À la demande de la société en attendant une nouvelle Halt Time (ET) / Heure de la suspension (HE)  13:48           IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension (halt) of trading in a security of a publicly-listed company. Trading halts

Costco Poultry Complex Could Redefine Farm-to-Fork

Food retailer’s entry into poultry production signals future changes across the meat sector DENVER, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As Costco is set to be the first U.S. retailer to integrate its meat supply to the farm level, a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division predicts that other food retailers and foodservice companies may be prompted to reevaluate their own supply chain integration opportunities. In September of next year, Costco is slated to open a new chicken complex in eastern Nebraska where it expects in-house production to generate a savings of 10 to 35 cents per bird. According

Pulse Secure named a 2019 TAG Cyber Distinguished Vendor

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pulse Secure, the leading provider of Secure Access solutions, today announced its designation as a Distinguished Vendor in this year’s “2019 TAG Cyber Security Annual.” Pulse Secure recently became a member of the world’s leading cybersecurity vendors as selected by Dr. Edward Amoroso, CEO of TAG Cyber, and added to this year’s report. Each year TAG Cyber publishes its three-volume report to the IT community for download at no cost. Volume Two of the report also includes an informative interview with Pulse Secure CEO, Sudhakar Ramakrishna. This year’s “TAG Cyber Security

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sPower Closes $498.7 Million Bond Deal

SALT LAKE CITY, UT, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — sPower, a leading renewable energy Independent Power Producer, recently closed a $498.7 million, investment grade, private placement financing.  The financed portfolio represents approximately half of sPower’s 1.3 GW of operating portfolio.  This financing follows sPower’s $421.4 million debt issuance against approximately 565 MW of utility-scale solar and wind assets in 2017 (a transaction that received Project Finance International’s “Americas Renewables Deal of the Year” award). These transactions are among the first ever widely-distributed back-leverage bond financings on tax equity partnerships. The portfolio is comprised of four previously financed tax equity

Homebuyer Activity Remains Brisk in New York State

ALBANY, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Homebuyer activity remains strong in New York State despite closed sales dropping 7.8 percent for the month of August, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®.  The 13,852 closed sales for the month are the third highest total in the last eight years, keeping the state’s housing market steady. New listings were up 0.2 percent in New York State to 18,456. Pending sales though, decreased 3.2 percent to 12,848. Inventory shrank 3.7 percent to 71,795 units.  Days on the market decreased 8.8 percent

Avante Logixx Announces a $10 Million Acquisition Facility with RBC

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 that Royal Bank of Canada (“RBC” of the “Bank”) has approved credit lines which include an acquisition line in the amount of $10 million to finance future acquisitions, a revolving operating line of $2 million to be used for working capital and general operating requirements, and a Visa facility of $200,000 to cover operating expenses. A formal credit agreement outlining the terms and conditions is being

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Announces Adoption of Commission Decision Granting Marketing Authorisation Approval in the European Union for XERAVA™ (eravacycline) for the Treatment of Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections

– Broad Product Label for Treatment of Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections – – Phased Commercial Launch Expected in the First Half of 2019 – WATERTOWN, Mass., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel antibiotics to treat life-threatening multidrug-resistant (MDR) infections, today announced that the European Commission (EC) has adopted the Decision granting marketing authorisation for XERAVA (eravacycline) for injection for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) in adults in the European Union. In clinical trials, XERAVA was well-tolerated and achieved high clinical cure rates in patients with cIAI,

Alberta Medical Association honours Albertans for their extraordinary contributions to health care

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, September 21, the Alberta Medical Association will honour Albertans who have dedicated their lives and their careers to improving the health care and wellness of Albertans. The evening awards presentation will take place during the AMA’s Annual General Meeting and Representative Forum at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary. The AMA’s Medal of Honour and Medal for Distinguished Service represent the highest honours bestowed by the AMA. The AMA Award for Compassionate Service will also be presented. The AMA Medal of Honour is presented to non-physicians who have made a significant

Freddie Mac Prices $892 Million Multifamily K-Deal, K-F51

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) recently priced a new offering of Structured Pass-Through Certificates (K Certificates) backed by floating-rate multifamily mortgages with 7-year terms. The approximately $892 million in K Certificates (K-F51 Certificates) are expected to settle on or about September 27, 2018. K-F51 Pricing Class Principal/NotionalAmount (mm) WeightedAverageLife (Years) DiscountMargin Coupon Dollar Price A $892.621 6.52 40 1 mo LIBOR + 40 100.00 XI $991.802 6.52 Non-Offered XP $991.802 N/A Non-Offered Details Co-Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners: Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC Co-Managers: Amherst Pierpont Securities LLC,

Alberta Medical Association inducts new president and welcomes Canadian Medical Association president

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Alberta Medical Association will install its president for 2018-19 on Saturday, September 22, during its Annual General Meeting and Representative Forum at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary. The AMA president serves a one-year term, in addition to one year each as president-elect and immediate past president. Dr. Alison M. Clarke will officially assume the role of AMA president at the end of the Representative Forum meeting on Saturday afternoon. Dr. Clarke is a family physician who has practiced for over 20 years providing care to patients and their families in the

World Housing Solution Named One of 50 Florida Companies to Watch

Sanford-based company earns place as a finalist on GrowFL’s yearly list ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GrowFL today announced that World Housing Solution, a manufacturer of expeditionary insulated composite structures for disaster relief and the U.S. military, has earned a place on its list of 50 statewide companies expected to see significant growth over the next several years. These 50 companies were selected from more than 500 nominees for Florida Companies to WatchSM, a statewide program managed by economic development group GrowFL, in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.   World Housing Solution’s management team, competitive market position

LightStep Named a Cool Vendor in Performance Analysis; Analytics and Containers by Gartner

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LightStep, the leading provider of application performance management for organizations adopting microservices, today announced that it has been recognized in the “Cool Vendors in Performance Analysis; Analytics and Containers”[1] report by Gartner, Inc. In addition, last week LightStep was named one of the 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 list, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world. As Gartner stated in the report, “Performance analysis vendors are responding to changing IT environments by incorporating analytics essential for monitoring new paradigms. This research

Ocean Bank names Gonzalez-Jacobo Chief Lending Officer; Veteran banker leads commercial and retail areas

Miami, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ocean Bank has named Executive Vice President Ralph Gonzalez-Jacobo Chief Lending Officer. “Ralph has been an integral part of Ocean Bank for many years,” said Agostinho Alfonso Macedo. “He and his team have revamped our $3 billion loan portfolio with numerous high-quality loans for some of the most distinctive developments in South Florida.” Gonzalez-Jacobo has been associated with Ocean Bank for 20 years, first from 1996 to 2005, and then again starting in 2008. “In an era of intense competition, we have maintained very solid relationships with major developers and commercial clients who

IIROC Trade Resumption / L'OCRCVM permet la reprise de la negociation – ARH

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Trading resumes in / Reprise des négociations pour : Company / Société : Altima Resouces Ltd.   TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : ARH   Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  12 :45 pm             IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly listed company, usually in anticipation of a material news announcement by the company. Trading halts are issued based on the principle that all investors should have the same timely access to important company information. IIROC is the national self-regulatory

Segment Introduces Customer Data Infrastructure

Customer Data Infrastructure Provides the Data Foundation Needed for the Next Generation of Digital Business SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Segment Synapse – Today at Synapse, Segment introduced Customer Data Infrastructure (CDI), a new software category that gives companies the data foundation they need to put their customers at the heart of every decision. CDI is designed to be the core infrastructure for first-party customer data, allowing companies to consistently provide the seamless experiences that their customers want and need, no matter where they engage. Historically, companies have relied on Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to understand their