LOGIX Fiber Networks Adds MicroCorp as Master Agent, Expanding LOGIX’s Extensive Fiber Network Across Texas

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 14, 2020–

LOGIX Fiber Networks, a Texas-based business connectivity company with more than 280,000 miles of fiber across Texas, has recently partnered with telecommunications, data center, cybersecurity and cloud solutions master agent MicroCorp. Adding MicroCorp expands LOGIX’s footprint in the state of Texas and will accelerate growth across key business drivers for LOGIX.

LOGIX has provided carrier-grade, fiber network services to Texas businesses for more than 35 years and owns the state’s largest independent network with over 3,000 on-net buildings, 6,200 route miles of metro fiber, 2,800 route miles of long-haul fiber and is on-net in 100+ data centers in major Texas cities.

Similarly, for more than 30 years, MicroCorp has been a leading national master agent for telecommunications, cybersecurity, data center, and cloud services, working to simplify the purchase and integration of IT services for their vast partner network.

“MicroCorp is an established and leading master agent,

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Wall Street Adds More Gains to Last Week’s Rally; Tech Leads | Business News

By STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writers

Stocks are pushing higher on Wall Street in afternoon trading Monday and tacking more gains onto last week’s market rally, its best in three months.

The S&P 500 was 1.8% higher, following up on strengthening in stock markets around the world. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 308 points, or 1.1%, at 28,895, as of 12:35 p.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was 2.6% higher.

The gains are being driven mostly by Big Tech stocks, whose businesses have proven to be practically impervious to the pandemic, rather than companies that would benefit from a strengthening economy.

Apple climbed 5.4% and alone accounted for nearly a quarter of the S&P 500’s rise. Amazon gained 5.1%. Both companies have events coming up this week, with Apple expected to unveil its latest batch of iPhones on Tuesday and Amazon holding its Prime

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Linda Yaccarino Adds Local Ad Sales Purview, New Data Strategy Unit in Expanded NBCU Role

After overhauling NBCUniversal’s news and entertainment divisions, new CEO Jeff Shell has turned his attention to the business side, expanding Linda Yaccarino’s role at the company.

Yaccarino has been promoted to chairman of global advertising and partnerships for NBCUuniversal. In addition to overseeing national advertising sales, ad sales marketing and global partnerships, Yaccarino will now add the local advertising sales and strategic initiatives teams to her purview, and will also head up a new companywide data strategy unit.

This is an extension of NBCUniversal’s One Platform offering, rolled out earlier this year, which enables the selling of ad inventory across all screens. Today’s moves will align NBCU’s local ad sales operation with its global sales efforts.

“Linda has done a fantastic job moving the advertising business forward, not just for NBCUniversal but the industry at large,” said Shell in a statement. “I’m excited for her to continue architecting the future

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Wall Street adds more gains to last week’s rally; tech leads

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is pushing higher in Monday morning trading and tacking more gains onto last week’s rally, its best in three months.

The S&P 500 was 0.9% higher, following up on strengthening in stock markets around the world. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 165 points, or 0.6%, at 28,752, as of 10:23 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was 1.4% higher.

Monday’s market gains were driven mostly by Big Tech stocks, whose businesses have proven to be practically impervious to the pandemic, rather than companies that would benefit from a strengthening economy.


Apple rose 3.4% and alone accounted for nearly a quarter of the S&P 500’s rise. Amazon gained 3.3%. Both companies have events coming up this week, with Apple expected to unveil its latest batch of iPhones on Tuesday and Amazon holding its Prime Day on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Microsoft also climbed

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Wall Street adds more gains to last week’s rally; tech leads | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is pushing higher in Monday morning trading and tacking more gains onto last week’s rally, its best in three months.

The S&P 500 was 0.9% higher, following up on strengthening in stock markets around the world. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 165 points, or 0.6%, at 28,752, as of 10:23 a.m. Eastern time, and the Nasdaq composite was 1.4% higher.

Monday’s market gains were driven mostly by Big Tech stocks, whose businesses have proven to be practically impervious to the pandemic, rather than companies that would benefit from a strengthening economy.

Apple rose 3.4% and alone accounted for nearly a quarter of the S&P 500’s rise. Amazon gained 3.3%. Both companies have events coming up this week, with Apple expected to unveil its latest batch of iPhones on Tuesday and Amazon holding its Prime Day on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Microsoft also climbed

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Yelp adds alert to notify racist behavior on business reviews

Yelp’s new Business Accused of Racist Behavior Alert is an extension of its Public Attention Alert.

The consumer review platform Yelp has added a new feature that allows users to flag businesses accused of racism.

Noorie Malik, the company’s vice president of user operations, released a statement Thursday on the site’s blog detailing the new initiative. “At Yelp,” she said, “we value diversity, inclusion and belonging, both internally and on our platform, which means we have a zero-tolerance policy to racism.”

The online consumer review platform Yelp has added a new feature alerts that allow its users to flag businesses accused of racism. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
The online consumer review platform Yelp has added a new feature alerts that allow its users to flag businesses accused of racism. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

“We know these values are important to our users,” Malik noted, “and now more than ever, consumers are increasingly conscious of the types of businesses they patronize and support.”

Her statement goes on to reference the police protests this summer that

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Organto Adds Organizational Depth to Lead Latin American Operations and On-Line Business Development

VANCOUVER, BC, and BREDA, NETHERLANDS / ACCESSWIRE / October 7, 2020 / Organto Foods Inc. (TSXV:OGO)(OTC PINK:OGOFF)(FSE:OGF) (“Organto” or “the Company”), an integrated provider of organic and value-added organic fruits and vegetables today is pleased to announce that Ana Cristina De la Campa has joined the Company as General Manager of LATAM Operations and On-Line Business Development Manager.

Ms. De la Campa brings a unique skill set and background to this position having both direct foods and on-line marketing experience. Born and raised in Mexico City, Ana Cristina graduated with honors in Chemical Engineering, with a focus on food science, from the Universidad Iberoamericana. She began her career with Kraft Foods as a R&D Scientist, followed by three years with Walmart Mexico and USA as a Business Analyst. Following this experience, she moved to Europe and completed an International Master’s Degree in Project Management, with distinction, from the Universities of

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Hotel Equities, Inc.: Hotel Equities adds Ryan McRae as Senior Vice President of Business Development

Hotel Equities, Inc.: Hotel Equities adds Ryan McRae as Senior Vice President
                           of Business Development

Former Marriott executive expected to advance growth in Canada

ATLANTA, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, hotel ownership, management
and development firm,  Hotel Equities (“HE”), announced Ryan McRae has joined
the company as Senior Vice President of Business Development. McRae most
recently served as Area Vice President of Lodging Development with Marriott
International. Based in Vancouver, in his new role McRae will focus on
continuing to grow Hotel Equities’ Canadian portfolio of full service, select
service and extended stay hotels.

Prior to joining Marriott in 2014, McRae was Vice President, Acquisitions and
Development for SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible
for hotel development and acquisition activities across Canada. He also served
as chairman of the company's investment committee. Prior to his role with
SilverBirch, McRae was a Development Director with Hilton Worldwide 
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Christina Lake Cannabis Adds Sales and Business Development Leadership to its Roster – Press Release

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Christina Lake Cannabis Corp. (the “Company” or “CLC” or “Christina Lake Cannabis”) a premier producer of high quality, low cost, sun-grown cannabis flower, oil cannabinoids and hemp-based extracts and derivatives, serving domestic and international markets, is pleased to announce that they have hired Rob Jones as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Sales, and Milan Stefancik as Director of Sales & Marketing. CLC’s rapid growth has bolstered the Company’s efforts to carefully and strategically build a sales team with top-tier candidates that bring with them deep industry knowledge, experience and a proven track record of success.

Mr. Jones has over 36 years of experience in trading agriculture commodities worldwide to the feed, oleochemical and energy industries. Mr. Jones was previously Director of Sales and Marketing for West Coast Reduction Ltd., Western Canada’s largest independent rendering operation for the last 25

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Hotel Equities adds Ryan McRae as Senior Vice President of Business Development

Former Marriott executive expected to advance growth in Canada

Ryan McRae

Ryan McRae, Sr. VP of Business Development for Hotel Equities
Ryan McRae, Sr. VP of Business Development for Hotel Equities
Ryan McRae, Sr. VP of Business Development for Hotel Equities

ATLANTA, Oct. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, hotel ownership, management and development firm,  Hotel Equities (“HE”), announced Ryan McRae has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Business Development. McRae most recently served as Area Vice President of Lodging Development with Marriott International. Based in Vancouver, in his new role McRae will focus on continuing to grow Hotel Equities’ Canadian portfolio of full service, select service and extended stay hotels.

Prior to joining Marriott in 2014, McRae was Vice President, Acquisitions and Development for SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for hotel development and acquisition activities across Canada. He also served as chairman of the company’s investment committee. Prior to his role with SilverBirch, McRae

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