Comcast Offers Thousands of Grants, Equipment, Marketing and Technology Resources to Small Businesses Hardest Hit by COVID-19

Comcast RISE Initiative Provides Small Businesses with Free Marketing Insights and Opportunities to Apply for Media, Technology Upgrades and Grants Up To $10,000

Black-Owned Small Businesses, Those Impacted Most by the Pandemic, are the First Eligible Applicants for Comcast RISE Resources and Grants.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today launched Comcast RISE, an initiative created to help strengthen and empower small businesses hard hit by COVID-19. The Comcast RISE program will help thousands of small businesses over the next three years. The multi-faceted program offers grants, marketing and technology upgrades, including media campaigns and connectivity, computer and voice equipment, as well as free marketing insights to all applicants.

U.S. small businesses have been particularly hard hit by the pandemic. A recent study from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that the number of U.S. active business owners dropped from 15 million to 11.7 million from February to April. The study

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Innovative Technology Solutions and eCare21 Begin Business Relationship That Benefits Patients, Doctors

Two healthcare technology leaders, Innovative Technology Solutions (ITS) and eCare21, have announced they are establishing a partnership for at least the next three years. ITS will provide the service desk for eCare21 staff and clients to ensure they receive the best possible support using the eCare21 applications and devices.

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“Our eCare Virtual Care solution is quickly being recognized as vital for patient care and essential for their doctors,” said Pete Stevenson, COO of eCare21, which is headquartered in Tampa, FL. “Our partnership with ITS helps us serve both patients and physicians. The ITS service desk is scalable and reliable, and brings strategic focus, experience and the necessary processes and tools to enable our growth.”

Founded in 2014, eCare21 has grown into one of the nation’s leading virtual care management companies. eCare21’s proprietary software enables physicians to use off-the-shelf healthcare

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RAJANT ANNOUNCES MICHAEL GRIFFIN, LISA PORTER, AND DANIEL VERWIEL AS STRATEGIC ADVISORS TO SUPPORT TECHNOLOGY AND MARKET DIRECTION

Former Leadership of US Dept of Defense Research & Engineering and Northrop Grumman Consulting on Future Opportunities

Malvern, Pennsylvania (USA), Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rajant Corporation, the provider of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networks, announces that Michael Griffin, Lisa Porter, and Daniel Verwiel will be strategic advisors and provide consultancy regarding Rajant’s future technology and market opportunities. Their backgrounds will enable them to impart a wealth of knowledge and experience from the civil, defense, and commercial sectors to inform research, development, and go-to-market direction for Rajant.

Earlier this year, Michael Griffin and Lisa Porter left their positions as the Under- and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, where they shared responsibility for research, development, and prototyping activities within the Department of Defense. They are now the Co-Founders and Co-Presidents of LogiQ, Inc., a company providing high-end management, scientific, and technical consulting services. In a joint statement

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Color Star Technology in Development of Offline Music Festival Series

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Color Star Technology Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq CM: CSCW) (the “Company”, or “Color Star”), a company engaged in the businesses of providing online and offline paid knowledge services for the media, entertainment and culture industries globally, announced today that it plans to launch “Color World”-branded offline music festival series (the “Festival Series”), furthering the Company’s aspirations to build “Color World” into a leading entertainment-centric paid knowledge services platform which connects musicians, artists and celebrities with its growing bases of fans, followers and users. The Company is currently in discussion with multiple well-established music festival brands to co-organize up to 30 music festivals with different genres over the next five years in different cities across Asia and beyond.   

“As receding COVID-19 pandemic allows China and most Asian countries to gradually get back to normal, so will be the demand for outdoor music festivals in

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Strong gains for technology stocks send Wall Street higher

NEW YORK — Stocks marched higher again on Monday, as Wall Street extended its gains from last week’s rally, the market’s best in three months.

The market’s latest upward push came as Wall Street appeared to largely shrug off the latest signs that Democrats and Republicans are no closer to reaching a deal on more aid for the economy, which remains hobbled by the pandemic. Over the weekend, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized the latest offer from the Trump administration on a stimulus package as “one step forward, two steps back,” while the president’s fellow Republicans called it too expensive.

Investors may

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Technology startup offers personalized and print boutique-quality greeting cards

Technology startup offers personalized and print boutique-quality greeting cards

Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun!

www.cardisle.com
Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun! www.cardisle.com
Card Isle was founded in 2013 by three Virginia Tech engineering students passionate about making greeting cards more personal, accessible and fun! www.cardisle.com
Card Isle
www.cardisle.com
Card Isle www.cardisle.com
Card Isle www.cardisle.com

Richmond, VA, Oct. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) today announced that the Virginia Founders Fund (VFF) has invested in Card Isle, a Blacksburg, Va.-based technology company that is rethinking how greeting cards can be distributed in a changing retail landscape. Card Isle offers turnkey solutions to design, order, and print personalized greeting cards, and will use this capital from VFF to continue their rapid growth in the eCommerce gifting sector and develop new markets.

 

Greeting cards have a unique ability to connect people

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Forbes School of Business & Technology Welcomes Dr. V. Brooks Dunbar to Master of Business Administration Advisory Committee

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SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Forbes School of Business & Technology (FSBT) at Ashford University is pleased to announce that Dr. V. Brooks Dunbar, CEO and founder of the Center for Confidence, has joined the Master of Business Administration (MBA) advisory committee.

Dr. Dunbar is an author, speaker, conversationalist, confidence coach, and executive leadership coach. As well as being the founder, Dr. Dunbar is the lead coach at the Center for Confidence, LLC, which provides executive and leadership coaching and other niche coaching services to individuals and organizations. The Center is also a recertification provider for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Among her professional accomplishments, Dr. Dunbar created the Center for Confidence’s Discover Your Confidence Zones, a personal audit system designed to help individuals unleash

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Technology, Innovation and Modern War — Class 4

We just held our fourth sessions of our new national security class Technology, Innovation and Modern War. Joe Felter, Raj Shah and I designed a class to examine the new military systems, operational concepts and doctrines that will emerge from 21st century technologies – Space, Cyber, AI & Machine Learning and Autonomy. Today’s topic was Defense Strategies and Military Plans in an Era of Great Power Competition.

Catch up with the class by reading our summaries of Class 1 here, Class 2 here and Class 3 here.


Our guest speaker was Bridge Colby, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and then Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis’ point person for articulating his vision for the National Defense Strategy.

Some of the readings for this fourth class session included: National Security Strategy, 2018 National Defense Strategy, National Military Strategy Summary, The Age of Great-Power Competition, The China Reckoning: How Beijing

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Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (PT)

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) reminds investors of the upcoming November 30, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (“Pintec” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PT) securities pursuant and/or traceable to Pintec’s October 2018 initial public offering (“IPO” or the “Offering”).

If you suffered a loss on your Pintec investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws, you can submit your contact information at https://www.glancylaw.com/cases/pintec-technology-holdings-limited/. You can also contact Charles H. Linehan, of GPM at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, or via email at shareholders@glancylaw.com to learn more about your rights.

In October 2018, Pintec completed its IPO in which it sold more than 3.7 million American Depositary Shares (“ADSs” or “shares”) at $11.88 per share.

On

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Accenture to Acquire Avenai, Ottawa-Based Business and Technology Consultancy

OTTAWA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 7, 2020–

Accenture (NYSE: ACN ) has agreed to acquire Avenai, an Ottawa-based provider of consulting and technology services. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Accenture to acquire Avenai (Photo: Business Wire)

With Avenai’s significant focus on the public sector market, the acquisition will enhance Accenture’s capacity to drive the technology transformation taking place across the public sector in Canada.

“COVID-19 is leading many Canadian organizations to accelerate their technology transformations to ensure they come out ahead in this new reality, and that’s why we are adding significantly to our team of experts in Ottawa,” said Jeffrey Russell, president of Accenture in Canada. “We look forward to working with the Avenai team to help our clients transform to meet the challenges of today and the future.”

Mark Lambert, managing director and federal public service practice lead in

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