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Gevo Technology Mitigates Effects of Climate Change Identified in US Government Report

Gevo’s low-carbon sustainable fuels reduce greenhouse gas emissions ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) announced today that the US Global Change Research Program recently published the Fourth National Climate Assessment report on climate (2018:  Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States:  Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II:  Report in Brief) which is available at  The report which is mandated by statute to be produced and provided to Congress and the President at least every 4 years concludes that the effects of climate change are already being felt in communities throughout the United

Dan Sheehy Joins Home Point Financial Correspondent Channel

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Home Point Financial Corporation (“Home Point”), a national mortgage originator and servicer, announced today that Dan Sheehy has joined the company as Correspondent Institutions Manager. In this role, he will support Home Point’s Delegated Correspondent clients in Maryland, Delaware, Northern Virginia and Washington DC.  He will report directly to Michael Bender, Division Manager – Institutions Group East. Mr. Sheehy has more than 20 years’ experience in the mortgage industry, most recently serving as Vice President – Key Account Manager for Chase Home Lending.  Previous experience includes serving as an Account Executive

KEMET Announces Retirement and Transition Plan of CFO

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KEMET Corporation (“KEMET” or the “Company”) (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of passive electronic components, today reported that William M. Lowe, Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer has announced his decision to retire from the Company next May 31, 2019.  Mr. Lowe joined the Company in July 2008 and has been a member of the Company’s executive leadership team, with responsibility for leading all aspects of KEMET’s financial activities, including accounting, reporting, internal controls, treasury, tax and investor relations. During his career with the Company, Mr. Lowe has

OpsRamp’s Cloud Skills Survey Finds That 94% of IT Organizations Are Struggling To Find Cloud Talent

Companies can’t fill the talent gap as fast as they’re moving workloads to the cloud. LAS VEGAS, Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OpsRamp, the service-centric AIOps platform for the modern enterprise, today announced the results of its survey on the talent crisis for the Cloud, DevOps, and Site Reliability Engineering skills at the Gartner Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies Conference. The survey illustrates a crisis in hiring for digital talent and skills that is stifling innovation, impacting productivity and derailing revenue growth. The transition to cloud-native applications and infrastructure is well underway: Over 60% of IT professionals mentioned that

Global Cyber Security In Healthcare Market Will Reach USD 10.7 Billion By 2024: Zion Market Research

According to the report, the global cyber security in healthcare market was valued at approximately USD 6.6 billion in 2017 and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 10.7 billion by the end of 2024, growing at a CAGR of around 7.1% between 2018 and 2024. New York, NY, Nov. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zion Market Research  has published a new report titled “Cyber Security in Healthcare Market by Deployment (On-Premise and Cloud-Based), by Security Type (Application Security, Cloud Security, Content Security, Endpoint Security, Network Security, and Wireless Security), and by End-User (Pharmaceutical & Chemical Manufactures, Medical Device

Glass Lewis Recommends that Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Stockholders Vote “FOR” the Proposed Merger with Akebia Therapeutics

BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing innovative medicines to people with kidney disease, today announced that leading independent proxy advisory firm Glass, Lewis & Co. (“Glass Lewis”) recommends Keryx stockholders vote “FOR” the proposals relating to the proposed merger with Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKBA) at the Special Meeting of Keryx stockholders to be held on December 11, 2018. In recommending that Keryx stockholders vote “FOR” the merger and the related proposals, Glass Lewis recognized in its November 29, 2018 report that “the fundamental underpinnings of the proposed

Cobalt Caps Successful Sales Year With A Dealer Celebration and New-Product Preview

2018 dealer event combines recognition, business development, camaraderie and boat testing, along with an exciting new-product preview for 2019 NEODESHA, Kansas, Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Premium luxury manufacturer Cobalt Boats marked another strong year with a two-day event that celebrated its World Class Dealer Network at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center near Dallas in Grapevine, TX. The mid-October event also provided a showcase for dealers to test-drive boats at the nearby Silver Lake Marina and preview the new 2019 Model A36BR. Dealer Highlights Highlights of the dealer schedule included the general business meeting, featuring sales, new-product,

Highwoods Announces Ted Klinck Promoted to President

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that Ted Klinck, 52, who has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since September 2015, has been promoted to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. Ed Fritsch, 59, will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer. Upon Mr. Fritsch’s recommendation as part of the Company’s succession planning activities, the Company’s Board of Directors has elected Mr. Klinck to serve as President and Chief Operating Officer. Before becoming Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Klinck served as

E-Commerce Logistics Market to Rise at 20.6% CAGR Due to Increasing Cross-Border E-Commerce Activities – TMR

The global e-commerce logistics market was largely dominated by two leading players DHL International GmbH and FedEx Corporation who held 50% share in the global market in 2015. Albany, New York, Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to TMR, the global e-commerce logistics market is anticipated to reach US$781 bn by the end of 2024 progressing from US$122.2 bn earned in 2014. During the forecast period between 2016 and 2024, the market is projected to rise at remarkable 20.6% CAGR. The global e-commerce logistics market was largely dominated by two leading players DHL International GmbH and FedEx Corporation who

Lystek Wins Multi-Year Tender Contract with Long-Term Customer, City of Guelph, to Manage Biosolids Requirements

Agreement will allow the City to increase its annual production of LysteGro product Cambridge, Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Attention: Environmental, agricultural, municipal, recycling & waste management reporters/editors November 29, 2018 | Cambridge ON | For Immediate Release | Lystek International is pleased to announce that, on October 24, 2018, a multi-year (up to ten) contract was formally executed between the Cambridge, Ontario based provider of advanced biosolids management solutions and its long-term customer, the City of Guelph, Ontario (City). This is an especially rewarding agreement due to the fact that the first installation of the now market-leading, low

Dresner Advisory Services Publishes 2018 Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

NASHUA, N.H., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dresner Advisory Services today published the 2018 Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, part of the Wisdom of Crowds® series of research. The 6th annual Embedded Business Intelligence report focuses on the requirement to make business intelligence (BI) capabilities pervasive by including them as part of other applications.  It examines end user trends surrounding the importance and adoption of embedded BI, architecture and feature requirements, and targeted applications. “Across six years of study, the overall importance of embedded BI has steadily increased to an all-time high, with embedded BI very much in the

Econocom Italia, a Digital Transformation Player, Selects Pluribus Networks to Deliver ‘Naboo Cloud’ Solution

Highly-Programmable Pluribus Adaptive Cloud Fabric Ensures Simplicity, Agility, and Resiliency San Jose, Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SAN JOSE, CALIF. – November 29, 2018 – Pluribus Networks today announced that Econocom Italia, one of Europe’s leading enablers of digital transformation, has selected the Pluribus Networks solution, which includes the Netvisor ONE network operating system (NOS), Adaptive Cloud Fabric™ and Pluribus UNUM Management Platform, to deliver Naboo Cloud, a new elastic hybrid cloud platform. The deal was enabled by Pluribus Networks’ partner Dell EMC. Pluribus currently supports a wide range of Dell EMC Open Networking switches, allowing Econocom Italia to benefit

Voip-Pal Provides Status Update of its Patent Infringement Lawsuits

None of the Original Lawsuits are Subject to a Stay BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inc. (“Voip-Pal”, “Company”) (OTCQB: VPLM) provides the following updates regarding the Company’s patent infringement lawsuits against Twitter, Verizon, AT&T and Apple, asserting U.S. Patent Nos. 8,542,815 and 9,179,005 (the “original lawsuits”). VoIP-Pal also provides the following updates regarding VoIP-Pal’s patent infringement lawsuits against Amazon and Apple, asserting U.S. Patent Nos. 9,537,762, 9,813,330, 9,826,002 and 9,948,549 (the “second lawsuits”). In recent months, these original lawsuits against Twitter, Verizon, AT&T and Apple have all been transferred from the United States District Court for

Ritu Narayan, Zūm Founder and CEO, Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2018 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ritu Narayan, founder and CEO of Zūm, the leading provider of safe and reliable student transportation for families and school districts, has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the consumer services category in the 15th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards were presented to winners

Liberty Tax Announces Receipt of Unsolicited Acquisition Proposal and Commencement of Strategic Alternative Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Liberty Tax, Inc. (OTC PINK: TAXA) (“Liberty Tax” or the “Company”), the parent company of Liberty Tax Service, today announced that it has received an unsolicited and non-binding proposal from an unaffiliated private equity fund to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Liberty Tax for $13.00 per share.  In light of the receipt of the unsolicited proposal, the Board of Directors of Liberty Tax has determined to commence a review of strategic alternatives and solicit other potentially interested parties regarding an acquisition of the Company.  “We remain confident in Liberty and Other Leading Sales Platforms Select Vidyard GoVideo to Power One-to-One Video Messaging

Leading sales acceleration platforms are turning to one-to-one video messaging powered by Vidyard to help their customers book more meetings and humanize the sales process WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vidyard, the leading video platform for business, today announces that and other leading providers of sales engagement and sales prospecting solutions have integrated Vidyard GoVideo to power one-to-one video messaging within their platforms. Known for ease of use in quickly capturing, sharing, hosting and tracking personalized videos, Vidyard GoVideo, Vidyards’s flagship video messaging app, helps sales professionals develop more pipeline by incorporating customized one-to-one video messages

Hootsuite Celebrates 10 Years of Industry-leading Innovation and Customer Success

Born at the forefront of social media, Hootsuite looks back on a decade of leadership in social media management and looks forward to what the next 10 years will bring VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — When Hootsuite was born back in November of 2008, four-year-old Facebook had 100 million users (2.27 billion today) and new kid on the block Twitter had just 6 million (336 million today). The world was without Instagram (more than 1 billion users today) as it wouldn’t exist for another two years, and Snapchat (300+ million users today) wouldn’t come on the

Mount Logan Capital Inc. Invests in Unitranche Program

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mount Logan Capital (NEO:MLC) (“Mount Logan” or the  Company”) is pleased to announce its commitment of US$10m (to be drawn over time) to invest alongside BC Partners Advisors L.P. (“BCP”) in a unitranche lending program.  The program will underwrite and hold senior, secured unitranche loans seeking to build a diverse portfolio of floating rate, sponsor-backed middle-market loans paying a quarterly cash yield. The portfolio will benefit from senior financing resulting in attractive risk-reward investment opportunities. Pre-negotiated terms amongst participants will increase speed-of execution, strengthening attractiveness to sponsors.  “Unitranche loans are increasingly in demand

Kura Oncology Announces New Patent for Tipifarnib in Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma

– AITL patent expands protection for tipifarnib, provides exclusivity in U.S. to 2037 – – Prospective data from AITL and CXCL12+ cohorts in Phase 2 trial of tipifarnib in PTCL upcoming at ASH 2018 – SAN DIEGO, Nov. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kura Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: KURA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of precision medicines for oncology, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a new patent protecting the Company’s lead drug candidate, tipifarnib, a potent and selective farnesyl transferase that is currently being studied in multiple solid tumor and hematologic

SHARC International Enters into $1.3 Million Loan Agreements

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SHARC International Systems Inc.  (CSE: SHRC) (FSE: IWIA) (OTCQB: INTWF) (“SHARC” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into loan agreements (collectively, the “Loan Agreements”) with certain lenders for a total loan of $1,300,000 (the “Loan”). The Loan matures on December 23, 2018 and bears interest at an annual rate of 18%. The Loan is secured against all present and after acquired of the Company and International Wastewater Heat Exchange Systems Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. The Loan will be used to pay eligible