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OTC Markets Group Welcomes Future Farm Technologies to OTCQX

20 02 2018

NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 20, 2018 -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Future Farm Technologies Inc. (CSE: FFT; OTCQX: FFRMF), a company that is developing and acquiring technologies in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) for the global production of various types of plants, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market.  Future Farm Technologies upgraded to OTCQX from the OTCQB® Venture Market.Future Farm Technologies begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol “FFRMF.”  U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com."Congratulations to Future Farm Technologies on graduating from our OTCQB Venture Market to trade on our OTCQX Best Market," said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group. "Future Farm Technologies joins the increasing...

Avitus Group Celebrates Two Years in Miles City, Montana; Invests Heavily in Technology and Resources

20 02 2018

Not only have we staffed up, we’ve made dramatic technology improvements and pooled resources with other Avitus Group tax offices in California, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and Montana. We can now serve customers in Miles City and all across the country. MILES CITY, Mont. February 20, 2018 Following two years of investment in its acquisition of Rowland, Thomas & Co., professional business services provider Avitus Group is announcing a fully staffed tax office in Miles City, Montana tied into the company’s national network. “Being fully staffed is becoming increasingly difficult,” says Avitus Group Senior Tax Manager Tony Ennenga. “Not only have we been successful in staffing, but also we've made dramatic technology improvements and pooled resources with other Avitus Group tax offices. We can now serve clients in Miles City and all across the country” Since the acquisition in 2015, the Miles City office has retained and also added a number of tax professionals...

SBWIB Aero-Flex Team Successfully Registers - First in the Nation - Aerospace Engineering Apprenticeship

20 02 2018

Graduating interns of Northrop Grumman’s HIP (High School Involvement Partnership) program and SBWIB’s Aero-Flex Pre-Apprenticeship program. This is a substantial achievement for our Aero-Flex team and for workforce development... HAWTHORNE, Calif. February 20, 2018 The South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB) and the Aero-Flex team of employers and partners have successfully registered the first Aerospace Engineering Apprenticeship occupation in the United States, sponsored by Tooling U-SME, a non-profit dedicated to advance the manufacturing industry. This is also the first degreed registered apprenticeship in the U.S. in the engineering discipline. This new national apprenticeship, approved by the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) Office of Apprenticeship, aligns with the current nationwide effort to expand apprenticeship in America and creates an extended career pathway for anyone interested in becoming an Aerospace Engineer. “This is a substantial achievement for...

CytoDyn Reports Primary Endpoint Achieved in PRO 140 Pivotal Combination Therapy Trial in HIV Infection

20 02 2018

VANCOUVER, Washington, Feb. 20, 2018 -- CytoDyn Inc. (OTC.QB:CYDY) reports the successful achievement of the primary endpoint in its CD02 Phase 2b/3 pivotal clinical trial with PRO 140 in combination with existing antiretroviral therapy (ART) in patients failing their current HIV therapy. The trial data show a statistically significant reduction in HIV-1 RNA viral load of greater than 0.5log with PRO 140 versus placebo. CytoDyn is developing PRO 140, a humanized CCR5 monoclonal antibody, to combat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and certain immunologic disorders.“These data clearly demonstrate the anti-HIV-1 activity of PRO 140 in antiretroviral treatment-experienced individuals who were documented to have ongoing virus replication in the face of therapy with currently approved drugs,” said Scott M. Hammer, MD, Harold C. Neu Professor and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. “Antiviral drug resistance...

TRI Pointe Group, Inc. Reports 2017 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results and Announces New Stock Repurchase Program

20 02 2018

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Standard Lithium Provides California Lithium Exploration Update

20 02 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 20, 2018 -- Standard Lithium Ltd. (“Standard Lithium” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:SLL) (OTCQX:STLHF) (FRA:S5L) is pleased to provide an update of the exploration program that is in full swing at the Company’s California Lithium Properties.  The Company and their drilling contractors have now completed six exploration boreholes across the Bristol Dry Lake Project area, and three of the exploration holes have had temporary sampling casing installed so that high quality lithium brine samples can be collected from the extensive lithium brine-bearing aquifers.  The temporary PVC casing also allows for down-hole geophysics to be completed to collect additional geological and hydrogeological data.  Drilling of an observation well is currently ongoing, and once completed, will allow for robust pumping tests to be performed at the Project.  An additional exploration well and observation well are already permitted, and the Company is awaiting...

FanWide Wins the HYPE Sports Innovation Global Competition

20 02 2018

FanWide Wins the HYPE Sports Innovation Global Competition We believe that we have developed a novel way for out-of-market fans to connect and find a new community, wherever they live or travel. LOS ANGELES February 20, 2018 FanWide (http://www.FanWide.com), the company dedicated to helping out-of-market sports fans find a local fan club or game watch party, won the HYPE Sports Innovation Global Competition focusing on basketball innovation. Seattle-based FanWide and nine other international sports tech companies beat out hundreds of other applicants to pitch in a live contest at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, that was held alongside the NBA All-Star Weekend. Second place went to draft prospect assessment program Most Valuable Recruit, and third place to MaxOne, a company that coaches athletes using digital training programs. This international competition was organized by HYPE Sports Innovation, a global platform which facilitates connections...

Microelectronic Medical Implants Market Worth $57.12 Billion By 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

20 02 2018

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PRO DESIGN Introduces Zynq™ UltraScale+™ Based FPGA SoC and IP Prototyping Platform

20 02 2018

MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PRO DESIGN, a leading supplier of FPGA-based Prototyping systems, today announced the launch of its three new proFPGA Zynq™ UltraScale+™ FPGA modules, which offer a complete embedded processing platform for the efficient development and verification of SoC and IP designs. The proFPGA product family is a complete, scalable, and modular multi-FPGA Prototyping solution, which fulfills highest needs in the area of FPGA-based ASIC Prototyping. The new members of this flexible system concept are the proFPGA Zynq™ UltraScale+™ ZU11EG, ZU17EG and ZU19EG FPGA modules, which can easily be mounted on the proFPGA uno, duo or quad motherboards and mixed with other proFPGA FPGA modules like Virtex®-7, Virtex® UltraScale™, Virtex® UltraScale+™ or Kintex® UltraScale™ modules. The proFPGA Zynq™ UltraScale+™ FPGA modules address customers who require a complete embedded processing platform for high performance SoC Prototyping, IP verification and early software...

Scosche® Signs on as Title Sponsor for the GRRRacing 2018 Season

20 02 2018

Scosche Signs on as Title Sponsor for the GRRRacing 2018 Season OXNARD, Calif. February 20, 2018 Scosche Industries is pleased to announce that it is again partnering with the GRRRacing team signing on as the title sponsor for the 2018 race season. GRRRacing events will include the full 2018 Western Conference division SCCA US Majors Tour series competing in the supercharged Toyota 86, as well as the full Best in the Desert Off-Road Racing series in Pro UTV. "I am beyond excited to represent Scosche on and off the race track. Scosche has been a multi-year supporter of the GRRRacing team and it is exciting to have their support as I continue to expand my career in motorsports with different disciplines. We have a direct use and influence with Scosche's products, including their Optimized for Outdoors® collection that features rugged portable batteries and portable speakers plus in-car accessories like MagicMount™ and OBDII hardware, and even several products from their fitness...

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