Tag: Spotlight

ADISA’s 2016 Annual Conference & Trade Show on Pace for Record Attendance

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ADISA, the nation’s largest trade association representing the alternative and direct investment industry, announced today that its 2016 Annual Conference & Trade Show is on pace for record attendance, including its highest registration to date of broker-dealers, registered investment advisors (RIAs), and registered representatives. Professionals of these specialties are expected to constitute nearly 50 percent of attendees at the conference.   “Hosted each fall, ADISA’s annual conference is an unparalleled event with in-depth and insightful education, as well as unrivaled networking opportunities,” said John Harrison, executive director and chief executive officer of

New Report Ranks 15 Top Banks on Mobile Deposit Customer Experience

SAN DIEGO and LONDON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mitek (NASDAQ:MITK), (www.miteksystems.com), a global leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions, today announced the release of new research from the fintech and digital commerce research firm, Futurion examining the key factors influencing consumer adoption of mobile deposit. The 2016 Mobile Deposit Benchmark Report provides customer experience rankings for 15 top financial institutions (FIs) in the United States. The study reveals why some FIs are achieving higher adoption rates than others with one of the most popular mobile banking applications of all time. “Mobile deposit is one of

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Everi to Debut Seven New Slot Games Based on Popular Entertainment Brands at G2E® 2016

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Highlighting a significant milestone in expanding its content portfolio to include new slot games that incorporate popular entertainment brands, Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVRI) (“Everi” or the “Company”), the casino gaming industry’s single source provider of gaming products and payments solutions, today announced that it will debut seven new games based on powerful licensed brands at the 16th annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E®). The new license-based games debuting at G2E 2016 are Penn & Teller™, Casablanca™, and Fruit Ninja™ along with four popular DreamWorks Classics™ brands – Underdog™, Richie Rich™, Casper the Friendly

Aspera Highlights Live Streaming Deployments of Award Winning FASPStream at IBC 2016

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IBC Hall 7 Stand #G20 — At IBC 2016, Aspera, an IBM company will demonstrate the innovative FASPStream software, selected by Betradar to power their Live Channel service to stream live sporting events from remote locations over commodity Internet, and INNOVATIVEi, a creative agency specializing in branding and communication, to stream live broadcast-quality video globally for the Ballet Royalty Gala and the Mecum Auto Auction. At 17:00 on Saturday 10 September at the IBM Aspera booth, Hall 7 #G20, Aspera CEO Michelle Munson will be joined by customers and partners to showcase

Northrop Grumman to Showcase Advanced Technologies for the National Guard

BALTIMORE, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) will highlight a full range of solutions for the many missions of the National Guard at the 138th General Conference & Exhibition of the National Guard Association of the United States. The event will take place Sept. 9-12 at the Baltimore Convention Center. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://news.northropgrumman.com/file?fid=57d191762cfac23c2f5bae08. In booth 1206, Northrop Grumman will spotlight solutions to protect warfighters, preserve command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) dominance, ensure control of the airspace and expand mission capabilities. The company’s digital helicopter cockpit and

Capital Square 1031 Acquires Medical Office Building in Birmingham, Ala.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital Square 1031 announced today that the company has acquired a newly-constructed medical office building, 100 percent leased to Fresenius Medical Care Trussville, in Birmingham, Ala. Located at 3671 Roosevelt Blvd., the 8,140-square-foot dialysis clinic was built-to-suit for Fresenius, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA.  The property is leased on a triple net basis for a base term of 15 years, plus extensions. “This medical office building is well-located in a vibrant area within the Birmingham metropolitan region, which has a population of more than 1.1 million,

Noodles & Company Invites Guests to Share a Little, Get a Shareable, to Fight Childhood Hunger

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS), serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from around the world, today announced it is teaming up with No Kid Hungry to help end childhood hunger in America. For the entire month of September, Noodles & Company guests will receive a coupon for a FREE shareable item with the donation of $2 to No Kid Hungry as part of its “20 for $2” program. A $2 donation can help provide up to 20 healthy meals to the one in five U.S. children struggling with hunger. The No Kid Hungry campaign

Capital Square 1031 Surpasses $500 Million in Assets Under Management

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capital Square 1031, LLC, a leading sponsor of replacement property for Section 1031 exchanges, announced today that the firm has surpassed $500 million in assets under management with the acquisition of The Canopy, a 220-unit multi-family community located in the north central submarket of San Antonio. “Capital Square 1031 couldn’t be more pleased to reach this milestone for our firm,” said Louis Rogers, founder and chief executive officer of Capital Square 1031. “Since inception, Capital Square has sponsored 31 DST programs, primarily for Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange investors, and grown our portfolio

Meridian Malaria Test Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

illumigene® Malaria Receives 1st Place Award at theJournées Internationales de Biologie /Association des Colloques Nationaux des Biologistes Conference in Paris CINCINNATI, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) was awarded 1st place for innovation in emergency treatment and point-of-care testing for its illumigene® Malaria test at the 2016 JIB/ACNBH Conference this summer. Innovations from worldwide companies contributing to the development of the Medical Biology industry were put under the spotlight at this year’s conference held in Paris, France, and were reviewed by worldwide expert members in the medical biology field. The illumigene Malaria test is a major

Meridian Malaria Test Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

illumigene® Malaria Receives 1st Place Award at the Journées Internationales de Biologie /Association des Colloques Nationaux des Biologistes Conference in Paris CINCINNATI, Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) was awarded 1st place for innovation in emergency treatment and point-of-care testing for its illumigene® Malaria test at the 2016 JIB/ACNBH Conference. Innovations from worldwide companies contributing to the development of the Medical Biology industry were put under the spotlight at this year’s conference held in Paris, France, and were reviewed by worldwide expert members in the medical biology field. The illumigene Malaria test is a major step forward

Charity Coalition Non-Profits Learn New Skills and Network at the Church of Scientology’s Fort Harrison

CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Wednesday, August 17th, the Church of Scientology in Clearwater hosted their bi-monthly Charity Coalition Luncheon in the Fort Harrison with about 100 guests in attendance and over 40 different organizations represented. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d05a8bca-b44d-41f8-8969-6e2d299bb342 The Community Affairs Director for the Church of Scientology in Clearwater, Mr. Dylan Pires, welcomed all of the guests and thanked them for coming. He highlighted The Way to Happiness Foundation, showing the “Set a Good Example” chapter from the Way to Happiness Book on Film. This luncheon’s Spotlight Charity was

WNC Closes $102 Million Institutional LIHTC Fund

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WNC, a national investor in real estate and community development initiatives, announced today it has closed WNC Institutional Tax Credit Fund 42, L.P. (WNC Corp. 42), a $102 million institutional low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) fund. WNC Corp. 42 is estimated to include 1,504 affordable housing units in total, and is comprised of 17 family and senior housing communities scheduled for new construction and rehabilitation. The properties will be located in 12 states, including Arkansas, California, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. “Approximately 28 percent

UPDATE — NEXT Awards Funds Innovation, Provides Increased Access to Responsible Consumer Finance Products

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance today awarded nearly $4 million to improve responsible financial products and services to consumers in disinvested communities. Through investments in five community development financial institutions (CDFIs), the NEXT Awards aim to transform how the underbanked and unbanked in rural, urban, and immigrant communities access capital. It is the nation’s largest awards program for CDFIs. The winning CDFIs have demonstrated how technology, strategic partnerships, and new consumer finance products can address the more than 60% of Americans struggling with financial health and a growing number of

NEXT Awards Funds Innovation, Provides Increased Access to Responsible Consumer Finance Products

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance today awarded nearly $4 million to improve responsible financial products and services to consumers in disinvested communities. Through investments in five community development financial institutions (CDFIs), the NEXT Awards aim to transform how the underbanked and unbanked in rural, urban, and immigrant communities access capital. It is the nation’s largest awards program for CDFIs. The winning CDFIs have demonstrated how technology, strategic partnerships, and new consumer finance products can address the more than 60% of Americans struggling with financial health and a growing number of

Volatility ETPs Surge in Popularity Amid Continued Market Turbulence, According to TABB Group Research

NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exchange-traded products (ETPs) based on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) have become increasingly popular in 2016 as traders look for opportunities to profit off the tumultuous market. According to TABB Group, traders in the five largest ETPs exchanged 25.2 billion shares in the first half of 2016 and will likely exceed last year’s volume in these products by 86%. If that pace persists, the notional value traded in these volatility products will rise to $946 billion in 2016, 26% higher than 2015’s notional volume. TABB Group’s latest research, “Volatility ETPs:

MVP REIT Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MVP REIT, Inc. announced today that it has filed its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2016.  For the three months ended June 30, revenues were $2,056,000, as compared to $1,060,000 for the same three-month period in 2015, equal to a 94 percent increase in total revenue. For the first six months of 2016, total revenue increased by 126 percent to $3,949,000, compared to $1,748,000 for the first six months of 2015. During the first six months of 2016, MVP REIT completed eight acquisitions valued at approximately

MotionDSP Announces Video Redaction Reports, Faster Processing and a Simplified User Interface for Ikena Spotlight

Burlingame, Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Silicon Valley-based company, MotionDSP, today announced its second major release of 2016 for its advanced video redaction software, Ikena Spotlight. The new release focuses on making the software faster and easier to use than ever before through GPU-accelerated object tracking and encoding as well as a simplified user interface that requires very little training or technical knowledge. In addition to speed and UI improvements, the release features the ability to automatically generate redaction reports so all video and audio redactions that are made can be tracked for presentation in court or for the

New Research: Opioid Addiction and Dependence After Surgery is Significantly Higher than Previously Known

Vast Majority of Surgeons Feel Pressure to Prescribe More Opioids than Patients Need Professional Athlete Gabrielle Reece Joins Campaign to Promote Discussions Before Surgery about Non-Opioid Options for Pain Control PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the opioid epidemic rages on in the U.S., a new study finds that the use of opioids to treat pain after surgery is leading to addiction at alarming rates. According to a national survey, one in ten patients admit they’ve become addicted to or dependent on opioids after being exposed to these powerful medications following an operation. With 70 million surgical

Church of Scientology’s Charity Coalition to Highlight Cooperative Efforts to Eliminate Human Trafficking

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On the 17th of August, the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization will host 140 members of non-profit organizations in the historic Fort Harrison for the bi-monthly Charity Coalition Luncheon. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/f5b8060f-3310-45d1-8629-edac05cef4d9 The Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking (FCAHT) will be the spotlight charity. Founded in 2004, FCAHT provides assistance to the victims of human trafficking, as well as giving educational seminars to help the general public spot signs of human trafficking. “Florida is third in the United States in terms of human trafficking,” said

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Chooses Aderant

ATLANTA, July 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Legal software company Aderant announced today that Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP has selected Aderant Expert as their new financial and practice management system. As part of their new Aderant Expert core firm management system, Sutherland will be utilizing the Expert Found Time time reconstruction tool, File Opening, Conflicts, and Collections alongside the full financial management suite. Additionally, the firm has chosen to implement the newly released Spotlight Analytics business intelligence solution and MatterWorks for legal project management. David Smith, Chief Financial Officer of Sutherland, said, “We are impressed by Aderant’s record of