Day: December 5, 2018

Mayors Migration Council to Launch in Marrakesh Ahead of UN Conference on Migration

Council to be led by mayors of Los Angeles, Athens, Montreal, Milan, Freetown, Kampala, Amman and Bristol Marrakesh, Morocco, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — When: 8 December 2018 | 19:30-21:00 Where: Marrakesh, Morocco, Pullman Marrakesh Palmeraie Hotel Who: Mayors and representatives from 70 cities What: Launch of the Mayors Migration Council On the eve of the historic Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration, mayors from around the world will gather in Marrakesh on Dec. 8 to launch the Mayors Migration Council. Cities have played a leading role in responding to the refugee and migration challenges of recent

Webscale Customers Serve More Than 20 Million Shoppers During Cyber Weekend 2018, Maintaining 100% Uptime

Platform Delivers 1,000+ Fast, Secure E-Commerce Stores During Holiday Weekend; Company Revenues Grow More than 100% Year over Year MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Webscale, the E-Commerce Cloud Company, successfully completed yet another record-breaking holiday shopping weekend, delivering more than 1,000 fast, secure and available online storefronts and contributing to a 160% year-over-year  increase in gross merchandise revenue (GMV). Online merchants on the Webscale platform maintained 100% uptime during unpredictable holiday traffic surges, while also delivering 360-degree protection from cyber-threats. Highlights: Online storefronts delivered via the Webscale platform maintained lightning-fast page loads for more than 20

North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) acquires Aisthesis Partners in Anesthesia Care, expanding its ASC footprint

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA), one of the leading single-specialty anesthesia and perioperative management companies in the US, recently completed the acquisition of certain assets of Aisthesis Partners in Anesthesia Care and its affiliated medical practices (“Aisthesis”).  Aisthesis provides anesthesia services to 25 ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs), 3 hospitals, and 3 physician offices across four states and the District of Columbia. While complementing NAPA’s existing presence in Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania, this acquisition adds Delaware and Washington DC to NAPA’s growing ASC footprint. The acquisition will support Aisthesis with NAPA’s significant

ExGen Announces Unit Private Placement

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ExGen Resources Inc. (TSX.V: EXG; OTC: BXXRF) (“ExGen”) announces that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement offering of up to 3,000,000 units at a price of $0.05 per unit, for gross proceeds of up to $150,000. Each unit will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant will entitle the holder thereof to acquire one common share at a price of $0.05 per share for a period of

LightStep Raises $41 Million to Accelerate Market Expansion for Microservices and Serverless APM

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LightStep, the leading provider of application performance management (APM) for organizations adopting microservices and serverless, today announced $41 million in Series C funding, bringing the total raised to $70 million. The round was led by Altimeter Capital with participation from all existing investors: Redpoint, Sequoia, Cowboy Ventures and Harrison Metal. LightStep will use the funding to accelerate product development and meet record market demand. “Microservices and serverless architectures are quickly reshaping how enterprises build and operate software at scale,” said Kevin Wang, partner at Altimeter Capital. “LightStep has been at the forefront

Rapid7 Named a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management for Second Year in a Row

BOSTON, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rapid7, Inc. (NASDAQ: RPD), powering SecOps through its visibility, analytics and automation cloud, today announced it has been named a Visionary in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management. This is the second year in a row Rapid7 has been recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s report. This year it is the sole vendor to be positioned in that quadrant. Rapid7 InsightIDR is a SaaS SIEM built to help security teams easily unify data with simple, scalable log management, quickly and accurately detect malicious behaviors that lead to breach, and

LeanLife Warrant Repricing Amendment

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeanLife Health Inc. (the “Company” or “LeanLife”) (CSE: LLP) wishes to amend a warrant repricing announced on December 4, 2018. The price of the warrant will not be reduced. WarrantsThe Company wishes to expend 9,335,000 warrants expiring December 15, 2018 to December 15, 2020. There is no repricing. These warrants are exercisable at $0.15 each. About LeanLife Health and the Omega-3 Market LeanLife Health’s products are extracted from flax seeds, a plentiful and non-animal source of Omega-3. The products can be used as a food additive or as a nutraceutical and

Membrion Raises $2.23 Million in Oversubscribed Series Seed Funding Round to Commercialize Breakthrough Membrane Technology

Funding includes $1.485 million in seed capital from Clean Tech Angel Investors and $748,000 grant from National Science Foundation New investors include Sierra Angels and Sand Hill Angels Targets water purification, energy storage and biotherapeutics industries SEATTLE, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Membrion, a manufacturer of ultra-low cost, high performance ion exchange membranes, today announced it has closed its Series Seed round, having raised a total of $1.485 million. Sierra Angels and Sand Hill Angels joined existing investors E8 and the E8 Fund, Bellingham Angel Investors, as well as other prominent angels. This round, combined with a $748,000 grant

Meridian Energy Group, Inc. Signs Agreement with McDermott as Davis Refinery EPC Contractor

BELFIELD, N.D., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Energy Group, Inc., the leading developer of innovative, advanced technology and environmentally-compliant oil refining facilities, announced today that the company has signed an agreement with McDermott out of Houston, Texas under which McDermott will finalize the Front-End Engineering Design “(FEED)” for the Meridian Davis Refinery in Billings County, North Dakota. Following the completion of the FEED effort, the Parties will be prepared to enter into a comprehensive turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction “(EPC)” Agreement to build the Davis Refinery. McDermott is a premier, fully – integrated provider of technology, engineering and

Pluralsight One Computer Science Courses Approved as Recommended Coursework for Utah Teachers by Utah State Board of Education

SILICON SLOPES, Utah, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS), the enterprise technology learning platform, today announced that through the company’s social enterprise Pluralsight One, Utah teachers can now fulfill computer science course requirements to strengthen their technology skills and meet the needs of Utah students. Developed in partnership with the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), Pluralsight One’s computer science program has been approved by the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) as recommended coursework for USBE’s statewide computer science endorsements. “Empowering Utah students with the skills they need to thrive in today’s digital age is critically

Sares Regis Group Underway On Renovation Of Corporate Headquarters Facility In Prime Huntington Beach Location

Renovated building available for lease in high-demand west Orange County, California Irvine, CA., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A large industrial building in Huntington Beach, California, used for decades as a high-production metal shop has been transformed into a corporate headquarters facility with two stories of office space and a gleaming glass façade.  The thoroughly renovated 60,000-square-foot building for lease is landing on a market whose vacancy rate is the lowest on record, agents for the property said. “The vacancy rate in West County is 1.1 percent, and quality space is in even shorter supply,” said Brad Bierbaum, senior

Revcontent Names Omar Nicola as CEO

Revcontent, one of the leading content discovery platforms, named Omar Nicola as the company’s next CEO to replace Founder and current CEO, John Lemp, who will remain as Chairman of Revcontent’s Board of Directors. Sarasota, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Revcontent, one of the leading content discovery platforms, named Omar Nicola as the company’s next CEO to replace Founder and current CEO, John Lemp, who will remain as Chairman of Revcontent’s Board of Directors.  Nicola previously co-founded Kixer, a mobile advertising technology company that connects publishers and users with mobile app recommendations. Kixer’s platform included hundreds of premium mobile

The Major Challenge of Inadequate U.S. Housing Supply

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After nearly a decade of low levels of building, housing stock is well short of what the United States needs. New research from Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) finds that if supply continues to fall short of demand, home prices and rents are likely to outpace income and household formation will fail to reach potential. Housing supply has been a major challenge facing the housing market in 2018 and will continue to be for years to come, according to its latest Insight. “From 1968 to 2008, a span of 40 years, there was

QuinStreet To Meet with Investors in Chicago

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq: QNST), a leader in performance marketplace products and technologies, today announced that it will meet with investors in one-on-one meetings on December 12, 2018 in Chicago. These meetings will be coordinated and hosted by Craig-Hallum Capital Group, LLC. The Company looks forward to discussing the details of its performance momentum, market opportunity, and business model with investors. About QuinStreetQuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq: QNST) is one of the largest Internet performance marketplace product and technology companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find

CadmiumCD Recognized for Continued Growth in 2018

FOREST HILL, Md., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CadmiumCD, an event software company based outside of Baltimore, MD, has grown exponentially since its inception in the year 2000. Over the past few years, founders Michelle and Peter Wyatt have made a significant investment in building the company and its offerings to meeting planners and conference organizers. “It’s the people we hire and the clients we work with that have helped us grow the most,” says CEO Michelle Wyatt. “We’ve gone from 15 employees in 2015 to 65 today, and we now service over 1000 events annually on a global

Ovations Technologies Joins the Nuxeo Partner Program

South Africa-based ICT Systems Integrator Adds the Nuxeo Content Services Platform to its Portfolio NEW YORK, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nuxeo, the leading cloud-native Content Services Platform (CSP), today announced Ovations Technologies, South Africa’s leading information and communications technology (ICT) systems integration and business process specialists, as the newest member of its global partner program. Ovations Technologies will serve as the exclusive Nuxeo reseller for all of Sub-Saharan Africa. Ovations Technologies has more than 20 years of experience in the South Africa ICT sector as a trusted advisor, solutions innovator, builder, and implementation partner. Joining the Nuxeo partner

Sonoro’s Drilling Expands Mineralization at Cerro Caliche

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sonoro Metals Corp., (TSXV: SMO | OTCQB: SMOFF | FRA: 23SP), (“Sonoro” and the “Company”), is pleased to announce the second set of assay results, comprised of 17 drill holes, from the Company’s 10,000-meter drilling program at its Cerro Caliche gold project in Sonora, Mexico.  With a total of 30 holes totaling approximately 3,000 meters drilled and assayed to date, Sonoro has defined portions of 7 distinct northwest-oriented structural trends hosting gold mineralized veins, surrounded by variable-frequency parallel sheeted veinlets and stockwork veinlets.  “The ongoing drilling program at Cerro Caliche continues

Hootsuite Reveals What *Should* Be Keeping Execs, Marketers, CX and Social Leaders Awake at Night in Latest Social Trends Report

Rebuilding trust, storyliving, paid social, cracking the commerce code, and the rise of messaging identified as the most important social trends for businesses of all sizes to seize in 2019 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hootsuite, the leader in social media management trusted by more than 17 million customers and employees at more than 80 percent of the Fortune 1000, released its Social Trends 2019 report. The company’s third annual report on global trends in social media reveals the biggest opportunities that should be keeping executives, marketers, customer experience leaders, and social media professionals awake at

DMG Blockchain Signs 7 – Megawatt Bitcoin Mining Contract

DMG’s Industrial-Scale Mining Operation uses Efficient Power from its Wholly-Owned Substation to Successfully Onboard New Mining as a Service (MaaS) Customers even at Low Bitcoin Prices VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DMG Blockchain Solutions Inc. (TSX-V: DMGI) (DMGGF:OTC US) (FRANKFURT:6AX) (“DMG” or the “Company”), a diversified blockchain and cryptocurrency company, announced that it has signed a Mining as a Service (MaaS) contract with a major blockchain industry company to host approximately 7 megawatts of bitcoin mining capacity. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, the new customer will pay DMG’s hosting fee for approximately 4,200 newer-model bitcoin miners.

Kelly Education Practice® Announces Partnership with Vector Solutions

Educational staffing company enhances special ed services through exclusive partnership TROY, Mich., Dec. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kelly Services®, a global provider of workforce solutions, today announced a new partnership between the Kelly Education Practice®, the nation’s largest provider of educational staffing, and Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support specializing in solutions for the education market. Through its Exceptional Child Online Professional Development System, Vector Solutions will enhance the Kelly Education Practice’s special needs service offerings with its special education training and professional development opportunities, allowing the Kelly Education Practice the exclusive ability to provide specialized,