CES 2020: Post-show News Recap

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AI–CES, the world’s largest gathering for the consumer technology industry, convened in Las Vegas and ended on January 10, 2020. Business Wire is the official news wire partner for CES. Listed below is the post-show news recap.* 01/23/2020 – 09:00 AM Golden Poppy Inc Launched First Augmented Reality Mobile Outdoor Game at CES …

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Licensed Sports Merchandise Market 2019-2023|Growing Awareness About Fitness Activities to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Accessories–Technavio has been monitoring the licensed sports merchandise market and it is poised to grow by USD 6.46 billion during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of 4% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. Growing awareness about …

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Office Properties Income Trust Fourth Quarter 2019 Conference Call Scheduled for Thursday, February 20th

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First paragraph, first sentence of release dated January 23, 2020 should read: Office Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: OPI) today announced that it will issue a press release containing its fourth quarter 2019 financial results before the Nasdaq opens on Thursday, February 20, 2020 (instead of Thursday, February 20, 2019). The corrected release reads: …

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Arkansas Nonprofit Received $440K to Construct 56-Unit Housing Development

Arvest Bank and FHLB Dallas Provided Affordable Housing Program Funds FORT SMITH, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Strategic Community Investments of Fort Smith, Arkansas, was recently awarded a $440,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from Arvest Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). The grant will help fund the construction of Electric Park, a 56-unit …

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Summit Bancshares, Inc. Announces Special Cash Dividend

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of Summit Bancshares Inc., at a meeting held on January 22, 2020, declared a one-time special cash dividend of $0.32 per share, payable on February 19, 2020, to holders of record as of the close of business on January 29, 2020.. Summit Bancshares, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: SMAL is …

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Penn National Gaming Named Casino Industry Employer of Choice in Bristol Associates-Spectrum Gaming’s 19th Annual Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey

WYOMISSING, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) announced today that it has been named as the casino industry’s Employer of Choice following the results of the 19th Annual Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey conducted by Bristol Associates and Spectrum Gaming Group. Penn National received 21% of first place votes in the most recent version …

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Sofimex, Institucion de Garantias S.A.

MEXICO CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent), the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” and the Mexico National Scale Rating of “aaa.MX” of Sofimex, Institucion de Garantias S.A. (Sofimex) (Mexico City, Mexico). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. The ratings reflect Sofimex’s balance sheet strength, which …

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Global Study on 5G, IoT, and Mobile Edge Computing 2019 to 2024 – 5G and IoT Enabled Smart Machines Represent a $1.2B Global Opportunity by 2024 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “5G, IoT, and Mobile Edge Computing 2019 – 2024” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This research assesses 5G technologies and solutions in support of IoT. The report evaluates certain key solutions such as 5G enabled Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) and managed services for devices and other IoT things. The report also …

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WekaIO Appoints Shailesh Manjrekar as Head of AI and Strategic Alliances

CAMPBELL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AI—WekaIO™ (Weka), the innovation leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced the appointment of Shailesh Manjrekar as Head of AI and Strategic Alliances. Manjrekar comes to WekaIO from SwiftStack, a leading provider of data storage and management solutions for data-driven customers. During his time at SwiftStack, he was Head …

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Global Travel Technologies Market 2019-2023 | Adoption of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Dolphins–Technavio has been monitoring the global travel technologies market and it is poised to grow by USD 6.4 billion during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of 9% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. Adoption of robotic …

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Boxwood Merger Corp. to Adjourn Special Meeting of Stockholders Until February 6, 2020 to Provide Investors with Additional Time to Consider the Now Fully-Financed Business Combination

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Boxwood Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: BWMC, BWMCU and BWMCW) (“Boxwood”), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced that it intends to convene and then adjourn, without conducting any other business, the adjourned special meeting in lieu of the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders of Boxwood (the “special meeting”), scheduled to occur on Thursday, January …

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Global Smart Kitchen Appliance Market 2019-2023 | Growing Demand for Premium Innovative Appliances to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ConsumerDiscretionary–Technavio has been monitoring the global smart kitchen appliance market and it is poised to grow by USD 15.99 bn during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of 23% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. Growing demand …

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Travelwifi Shows off the Latest Technology in Portable Wi-Fi at the New York Times Travel Show – January 24-26

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#NYTimes–Travelwifi, featuring award-winning portable Wi-Fi devices, will be showcased at The New York Times Travel Show, January 24-26, 2020. The annual event held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is the largest consumer and travel trade show in North America with 500 exhibitors, 11,000 travel specialists, and more than 35,000 projected to …

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Brouse McDowell Names Daniel K. Glessner as Managing Partner

AKRON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brouse McDowell, a leading business law firm based in Northern Ohio, welcomes Daniel K. Glessner as the new managing partner of the firm. Glessner succeeds Marc B. Merklin who served as managing partner for eight years. Since joining Brouse McDowell in 2008, Glessner has focused on corporate and health care issues, providing legal …

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Italy ICT Market Report – 2016 to 2020 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “ICT Market Report 2019/20 Italy” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This report provides the reader with a thorough understanding of the development and trends of the Italian ICT market. Detailed data for the Italian ICT market (incl. more than 50 segments) Market data and forecasts (2016-2020) Analysis of ICT market developments …

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Global Business Information Market 2019-2023 | Need to Adapt Enterprise Business Strategies to Changing Customer Preferences to Boost Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Bloomberg–Technavio has been monitoring the global business information market and it is poised to grow by USD 32.04 billion during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. Need to adapt …

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Minute Media Acquires FanSided from Meredith Corporation

Fandom-focused sports & lifestyle publisher to expand Minute Media’s position of strength in the US sports digital media market NEW YORK & DES MOINES, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Minute Media, a leading global technology and digital publishing platform, today announced it has acquired FanSided from Meredith Corporation, marking the fourth acquisition for Minute Media over the past 18 …

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TechTown Launches “Building an Industry for Everyone”

Prosper Portland Teams with Ten Local Tech Companies in Latest Video Release PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TechTown, a coalition of local technology companies powered by Prosper Portland, has released a new video highlighting diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the Rose City’s technology industry. “Building an Industry for Everyone,” the third in a series, features some of …

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Hotel Disruptor, Life House, Raises a $30M Series B to Make Beautiful Hotels More Affordable & More Authentic

The industry’s leading investors recognize the advantage that Life House’s software-driven platform and scalable authentic brand have in an increasingly competitive hotel landscape. The investment will support the Company’s rapid growth into new markets with a clear path to profitability by 2021. NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#hotelindustry—Life House, a tech-enabled lifestyle hotel company, announced the closing of …

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