Unit4 Announces Next-Generation ERP for Mid-Market People-Centric Services Organizations

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Unit4, a leader in enterprise cloud software for services organizations, today announced Unit4 ERPx, its next-generation cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution for mid-market services organizations. ERPx delivers fully integrated ERP, HCM and FP&A, on a unified architecture, with rapid deployment and industry-specific innovations out-of-the-box.

Unit4, a company with a 40-year history in delivering software to organizations where people make the difference, understands the unique requirements in building next-generation enterprise software that delivers an exceptional “People Experience”, from students and professionals to the public servants and non-profits doing good in the world.

ERPx has been architected to be ‘right for your business’ across three critical pillars:


An industry-specific focus runs through all Unit4 products that make up the Unit4 People Experience Suite, from financial processes, and time and billing, to HR processes and analytics. ERPx codifies 40 years of industry knowledge

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Canon Announces Powerful New EL-1 Speedlite with Rechargeable Battery and EOS M50 Mark II Mirrorless Digital Camera; More Info at B&H

Photography News: Canon has released a powerful new Speedlite with a rechargeable battery, an LED modeling light and new Xenon bulb and EOS M50 Mark II mirrorless digital camera

B&H Photo is pleased to share that Canon has announced a new powerful on-camera flash unit with a Xenon bulb for consistent output and a rechargeable Li-ion battery that will enable up to 335 flashes per charge. Designed for professionals and advanced amateurs, the Canon Speedlite EL-1 provides a Guide Number of 197′ at ISO 100 and 200mm, which is comparable to that of the 600EX II-RT Speedlite.

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Canon EL1 Speedlite (Photo: Business Wire)

The new EL-1 has a range of 24-200mm with a fast recycling time of 0.1-0.9 seconds. It also features an LED Modeling Lamp with adjustable brightness and color temperature controls. With a fully charged battery, the

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Beinecke director announces retirement after 30 years of library service

Yale News

After working within the Yale University Library system for more than 30 years and serving as the director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library for 10 of those years, Edwin Schroeder, who goes by E.C., will retire Aug. 31, 2021.

“E.C. took it as one of his goals to figuratively open the doors of the Beinecke wide and invite the campus and community in,” said Susan Gibbons, vice provost for collections and scholarly communication. “I believe that will be an enduring hallmark of E.C.’s tenure.”

E.C. began working as catalog librarian in 1989. Much to his chagrin, he was tasked with cataloging books about the history of cats. But 22 years later, he became the director of the Beinecke.

During E.C.’s time as director, the Beinecke acquired two prominent collections: the Meserve-Kunhardt Collection of American photography and the Takamiya Collection of medieval manuscripts. E.C. also established

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Nuvation Bio Announces FDA Acceptance of Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for NUV-422 for Treatment of Patients with High-grade Gliomas

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Nuvation Bio, Inc., an oncology company focused on revolutionizing cancer treatment by discovering, developing and delivering next-generation therapies that target the greatest needs in oncology, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for NUV-422, an investigational CDK2/4/6 inhibitor. The company plans to initiate enrollment in a Phase 1/2 study of NUV-422 in patients with high-grade gliomas by the first quarter of 2021.

“The FDA’s acceptance of the IND for NUV-422 is an important milestone for Nuvation Bio. We look forward to initiating the Phase 1/2 study, our first-in-human trial of a compound derived from our deep pipeline, which includes six novel and mechanistically distinct early-stage oncology programs, each targeting multiple difficult-to-treat cancers,” said David Hung, M.D., founder and chief executive officer of Nuvation Bio. “We have advanced NUV-422 through preclinical

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Riviera Resources Announces Cash Distribution of $1.35 Per Share; Closes the Sale of Blue …

HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Riviera Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: RVRA) (“Riviera” or the “Company”) announces the following:

  • The Riviera Board of Directors (the “Board”) has approved a cash distribution of $1.35 per share
  • The Company closed the following sales:
    • Blue Mountain Midstream LLC (“Blue Mountain”) for net proceeds of approximately $111 million
    • Remaining North Louisiana assets for net proceeds of approximately $22 million
    • Interests in certain properties located in the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma for net proceeds of approximately $13 million
  • The Board has approved the dissolution, winding up and liquidation of the Company, and adopted a Plan of Liquidation and Dissolution (the “Plan of Liquidation”)
  • The Company will make changes in leadership in connection with the Plan of Liquidation

Cash Distribution
The Company’s Board has approved a cash distribution to shareholders of $1.35 per share, funded with its cash on hand. The distribution is payable on or

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Viking Cold Solutions Announces Launch Of Xcel Energy’s Custom Thermal Storage Incentive Program

Viking Cold Solutions, the leading thermal energy storage technology provider for the low-temperature cold storage and frozen food industries, announces the inclusion of its award-winning energy storage technology in Xcel Energy’s new Custom Thermal Storage Incentive Program, part of their Custom Efficiency programs in Colorado and Minnesota.

As an industry leader in delivering clean energy solutions, Xcel Energy is currently offering significant funding for energy-saving technology upgrades, such as Viking Cold’s Thermal Energy Storage (TES) systems, which safely reduce demand and add temperature resiliency and efficiency to low-temperature facilities with large energy needs.

The majority of the TES system and installation costs will be funded by Xcel Energy’s Custom Thermal Storage Incentive Program and the remainder can be paid for out of the energy savings. By working with the utility to deploy innovative technology that addresses grid challenges and reduces emissions, owners of cold storage and frozen food facilities can

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Seatrade Cruise Virtual Announces Programming Line-Up

COLCHESTER, England, Oct. 01, 2020 — Seatrade Cruise Virtual (5-8 October 2020), slated to be the largest gathering of the cruise industry in 2020, announces programming highlights for its first-ever virtual conference. The four-day forum, themed “The New Cruise Journey,” will include an exclusive fireside chat between BBC World News and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), as well as its annual Professional Women in Cruise panel, spotlighting female leaders in the industry.

“Knowledge exchange is one of the most powerful tools we have to prepare for cruising’s comeback,” says Chiara Giorgi, Global Brand and Event Director for Seatrade Cruise. “Bringing together leading industry innovators for open conversations and invaluable insights at a pivotal time will serve the cruise community in identifying opportunities and solutions as we look ahead toward 2021.”

Programming highlights for Seatrade Cruise Virtual 2020 include:

ARMCHAIR CHAT | Recharting the Course: Inspiring Cruise Confidence Tuesday

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Zonta International Foundation Announces Name Change to Zonta Foundation for Women and $5 Million in Grants to Support Women and Girls

OAK BROOK, Ill., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Zonta International Foundation, a global charitable organization working to empower women and girls, has announced a change of name to the Zonta Foundation for Women. The purpose of this repositioning is to elevate visibility and better align the foundation’s name with its globally recognized mission and commitment to women and girls worldwide.

Over the last century, Zonta has contributed more than US$45.9 million to empower women and girls and expand their access to education, health care, economic opportunities, and safe living conditions. The 2020-2022 grant cycle will provide US$5,280,000 for programs that address the root causes of gender discrimination and have the potential to bring about positive and sustainable societal changes.

“Gender inequality and the rights of women and girls have received increased attention globally with the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 and now

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OneMain Holdings Announces Date of Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Report Also Identifies Negative Impact of Changing Restrictions And Stress Predictors

HONG KONG, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cigna’s (NYSE:CI) International Markets business today published the third edition of its COVID-19 Global Impact Study, which sheds new light on the impact of the virus on global perceptions of health and well-being. The report reveals that: 

  • People’s confidence about being able to meet financial commitments remains weak;
  • It will be a long struggle to mitigate the pandemic’s worst outcomes;
  • Some trends are strong indicators of stress; 
  • Family, friends and adapting behavior are the strongest drivers of resilience.

Feeling the financial crunch 

COVID-19 has already inflicted the biggest peacetime economic shock since the Great Depression of 1928. After nine months, the pandemic is having an impact on people’s perception of their financial future.

This report reveals that people are increasingly concerned about their ability to afford housing with only 27% of

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AMD announces Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 series desktop CPUs with 26 per cent improved gaming performance

India, Oct. 8 — AMD announced the Ryzen 5000 series desktop processors featuring their newest Zen 3 microarchitecture with CPUs offering up to 16 cores, 32 threads and 72 MB of cache. AMD claims that they have the fastest gaming processors in the form of the Ryzen 5900X processor which offers up to 26 per cent generational increase in gaming performance over the Ryzen 3900XT in 11 popular video games. Another improvement with Zen 3 is that the CCX (CPU Complex) now comprises 8 Cores compared to Zen 2 which used 4 Core CCX within the processors. The top of the line Ryzen 9 5950X will cost $799 which is $50 more than the Zen 2 based Ryzen 9 3900XT. All AMD Ryzen 5000 processors will be compatible with the existing AMD 500 chipset based motherboards after a BIOS update. Indian pricing for the AMD Ryzen 5000 processors have not

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