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'Tis the Season-ally Inspired Holiday Menus at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

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Charlotte, NC ( 500NewsWire ) -- Firebirds Wood Fired Grill introduces new holiday lunch and dinner menus just in time to make any celebration a memorable one this holiday season. From hand-cut wood-fire grilled NY Strip, and certified Duroc pork chop with cognac cream sauce, to Bananas Foster Bread Pudding for dessert, Firebirds’ limited time scratch-made menus are available now through January 3. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is known for its signature hand-cut steaks and fresh seafood hand-fileted in-house and seared over locally sourced hickory, oak, or pecan wood on Firebirds’ exposed wood-fired grill. Firebirds’ seasonal Lunch Menu includes suggested wine pairings, and features: NY Strip (10oz.) BLT butter / choice of side Suggested wine pairing: Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon Parmesan Crusted Mahi Coal-roasted tomato-basil sauce / “loaded “ember-grilled corn / fresh asparagus Suggested wine pairing: Decoy Chardonnay Lump Crab Cakes Bold remoulade / wonton slaw / seasoned steak fries Suggested wine pairing: Firebirds Private Label Chardonnay Guests can enhance their entrées by adding: Lump Crab Cake Lobster Mac & Cheese Dessert Bananas Foster Bread Pudding Vanilla bean ice cream / spiced pecans / crispy cinnamon-sugar tortilla Firebirds’ seasonal Dinner Menu includes suggested wine pairings, and features: NY Strip (14oz.) BLT butter / choice of side Suggested wine pairing: Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon Tomahawk Prime Pork Chop Wood-grilled, certified Duroc pork chop / cognac cream sauce / red wine-poached apples / green chile mac & cheese Suggested wine pairing: Acrobat Pinot Noir Parmesan Crusted Mahi Coal-roasted tomato-basil sauce / “loaded “ember-grilled corn / fresh asparagus Suggested wine pairing: Decoy Chardonnay Lump Crab Cakes Bold remoulade / wonton slaw / seasoned steak fries Suggested wine pairing: Firebirds Private Label Chardonnay Guests can enhance their entrees by adding: Lump Crab Cake Lobster Mac & Cheese Dessert Bananas Foster Bread Pudding Vanilla bean ice cream / spiced pecans / crispy cinnamon-sugar tortilla Many of the restaurant’s dishes are created using fresh seasonal ingredients. Gluten-sensitive menu items, such as Grilled Tenderloin Salad, Wood Grilled Salmon, and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes, are also available. Firebirds offers catering, online ordering for ToGo and delivery options. In addition, Firebirds is offering a holiday gift card promotion. For every $100 in gift cards purchased in-store or online, guests will receive $20 in “bonus cards.” This special offer is available now through December 31st and “bonus cards” are valid for redemption from January 1 through February 9, 2023. For more information visit firebirdsrestaurants.com/gift-cards/. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill’s FIREBAR® offers an impressive array of seasonal cocktails, craft beer, bourbon, after-dinner drinks, Firebirds’ private label wine, hand crafted mocktails and more. Popular specialties include Wine Down Mondays, and happy hour in the FIREBAR® and on the Patio every Monday through Friday from 4PM – 7PM. Happy Hour times vary. Visit FirebirdsRestaurants.com to make a reservation, order ToGo online, or register to become a member of Firebirds’ Inner Circle and be the first to hear about upcoming events, promotions, new menu items and exclusive offers. Members receive a gift for joining and a gift for their birthday. About Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, a polished casual American restaurant, is an energetic twist on the traditional grill featuring a boldly flavored menu in a stylish, fire-centric atmosphere. Signature menu items include hand-cut steaks and fresh seafood hand-fileted in-house and seared over locally sourced hickory, oak, or pecan wood on Firebirds’ exposed wood-fired grill. Complementing its inviting dining room, a patio with seasonal comforts and the award-winning FIREBAR® are additional gathering spaces inside the restaurant. Firebirds has been named one of ten ‘Breakout Brands’ by Nation’s Restaurant News, and the 2022 Diners’ Choice Winner awarded by OpenTable. Firebirds supports sustainability efforts and partners with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, having surpassed $3 million raised for childhood cancer research through the sale of fresh-squeezed lemonade. To become a member of Firebirds Inner Circle, order ToGo online or to make a reservation visit firebirdsrestaurants.com. Contact Details Firebirds Wood Fired Grill Lesley Gamwell +1 404-309-6915 lgamwell@rountreegroup.com Company Website https://firebirdsrestaurants.com/

December 07, 2022 08:59 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Identity-Bound Biometrics Could Eliminate Hidden Costs Of Current Passwordless Solutions, Says BIO-key

BIO-key International, Inc.

With the ever-growing number of websites that individuals need to log into these days, for both work and personal matters, creating and remembering countless, unique, and secure passwords have become a substantial challenge. In the workplace, specifically, this could lead to potential security risks as employees may end up ignoring security protocols altogether due to password fatigue, putting their organization’s data security at risk. In addition to the pain points arising from having to remember passwords, traditional authentication methods also result in mounting costs for organizations – with sizable IT helpdesk resources required just for password resets alone. Additionally, according to the World Economic Forum, 80% of all cybersecurity breaches occur as a result of weak or stolen passwords. With all the issues associated with password-based authentication, organizations are now seemingly ready to move away from this approach. A recent survey showed that 82% of business leaders currently say that they are ready to implement passwordless authentication options within their organizations. Current Passwordless Authentication Options May Not Be The Best Most of the passwordless authentication solutions adopted today rely on hardware tokens or mobile devices – which present their own set of issues, including security risks from the loss of the physical devices and usability challenges in restricted areas of operation such as contact centers and manufacturing floors. Additionally, authentication methods involving mobile phones could involve hidden costs for both the employer and employee. BIO-Key International Inc. (NASDAQ: BKYI), a provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, reports that it offers authentication options that could address such risks and issues by offering an easier and more secure way to authenticate the identity of employees, customers, and suppliers. The company says that its unique approach to authentication uses Identity-Bound Biometrics (IBB) to manage access across devices and applications within the organization. IBB is part of BIO-key's unified IAM platform — PortalGuard ® IDaaS (Identity-as-a-Service) — which offers various authentication options, including biometrics, to meet the security goals of most modern organizations and deliver an optimized user experience, reports the company. BIO-key also recently introduced new authentication methods to its one-of-kind multi-factor authentication mobile app, MobileAuth TM, which now includes server-secured facial recognition, device-based biometrics for Android and iOS, and push token support. The app was initially launched with just one biometric option, PalmPositive TM, which supported secure biometric authentication through palm scanning. Benefits Of BIO-key’s Identity-Bound-Biometric Solution According to the company, Identity-Bound Biometrics provides a unique and superior level of security as it verifies the identity of the person completing an action– logging into a system, completing a transaction, accessing private information–instead of just authenticating a device, token, or credential. Traditional passwordless options involving a physical device like a mobile phone or token simply confirm that an approved device is being used. There is no way to confirm that the device is actually being used by the authorized individual. IBB offers flexibility and ease of use, where a one-time enrollment quickly sets up access across multiple devices and locations for employees in organizations implementing their solution, says the company. There is also greater deployment versatility and scalability across use cases with BIO-key’s IBB solution, which enables enterprises to provide a consistent and seamless user experience for their employees. In addition, it reduces overall costs by streamlining IT department resources and eliminating operational redundancies yielded by traditional authentication systems. The company reports that its IBB option is cloud-ready and easily integrated with systems, applications, and infrastructures. It is a safe, efficient, cost-effective, and secure option that can be applied to a range of common use cases, including shared workstations, zero-trust environments, remote access, and scenarios where mobile devices are not permitted. Through its trusted biometric authentication solution, Identity-Bound Biometrics, BIO-key believes it could enable organizations to move into a passwordless future with a solution that’s easy to use and hard to hack. IBB could help employers, employees and customers by eliminating the hidden costs associated with current options that involve mobile phones, hardware tokens or other physical devices with a more sensible authentication solution. More information about BIO-key’s Identity-Bound Biometric solutions can be found on BIO-key.com. BIO-key is revolutionizing authentication and cybersecurity with biometric-centric, multi-factor identity and access management (IAM) software managing millions of users. Its cloud-based PortalGuard IAM solution provides cost-effective, easy to deploy, convenient and secure access to devices, information, applications, and high-value transactions. BIO-key's patented software and hardware solutions, with industry-leading Identity-Bound Biometric (IBB) capabilities, enable large-scale Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solutions, as well as customized on premises solutions. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Catalyst IR- William Jones, David Collins +1 212-924-9800 BKYI@catalyst-ir.com Company Website https://www.bio-key.com/

December 07, 2022 08:15 AM Eastern Standard Time

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December 07, 2022 06:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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CleverTap Unveils RenderMax

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CleverTap, the World's #1 Retention Cloud today unveiled RenderMax – a proprietary technology that can increase mobile push notification render rates up to 90% on low-end Android devices. Push notifications have the power to increase customer retention rates anywhere from 3 - 10 times. Most marketers just focus on their push notification delivery rates, but a “delivered" notification that doesn't render on the user’s device is a wasted effort. For those who equate delivery and rendering as equal, render rate is the percentage of the number of push notifications the end user received (and were rendered) on the user’s device compared to the total number of push notifications that were sent. All Chinese OEM devices use a custom variant of the stock Android OS. To optimize battery consumption, these OS variants are configured to bypass the Google/Firebase push delivery service, resulting in low delivery rates and even lower render rates. RenderMax gives CleverTap customers a significant competitive advantage as they can now engage users they could not before and elevate the ROI from their push campaigns. This is especially true for devices that are in battery saver mode or cannot be reached due to inactivity. “RenderMax is a testament to our continued commitment towards product development and innovation. Low render rates stifle the true potential of mobile push notifications. We are confident that with RenderMax, brands will be able to harness the full power of push notifications. What’s interesting is that we are offering RenderMax to all customers at no additional cost to any brand that wants to try it out.” said Anand Jain, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, CleverTap. Betterhalf, India's first and only marriage super app was provided an early access to RenderMax and their push notification render rates more than doubled! Shankar Krishnamurthy, Group Product Manager, Betterhalf said, “At Betterhalf, mobile push notifications are critical for our business. With CleverTap’s innovative RenderMax solution our push notification render rates have skyrocketed to 85%.” RenderMax powers up the render rates of customers’ push notifications, amplifies the push notification reach, and maximizes user engagement. Enhancing the reach of push notifications can help CleverTap customers lower costs, increase engagement and conversion rates, and reduce churn. “The CleverTap platform has a great breadth of capabilities, and this innovative mobile push solution will certainly help them stay much ahead of the competition,” Shankar added. CleverTap RenderMax works with Android OEMs such as Oppo, Xiaomi, Vivo, One Plus, POCO, Realme, and Samsung. About CleverTap CleverTap is the World's #1 Retention Cloud that helps app-first brands personalize and optimize all consumer touch points to improve user engagement, retention, and lifetime value. It's the only solution built to address the needs of retention and growth teams, with audience analytics, deep-segmentation, multi-channel engagement, product recommendations, and automation in one unified product. The platform is powered by TesseractDB™ - the world’s first purpose-built database for customer engagement, offering both speed and economies of scale. CleverTap is trusted by 1500 customers, including Gojek, ShopX, Electronic Arts, TED, English Premier League, TD Bank, Carousell, AirAsia, Papa John’s, and Tesco. Backed by leading investors such as Sequoia India, Tiger Global, Accel, and CDPQ the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with presence in San Francisco, New York, São Paulo, Bogota, London, Amsterdam, Sofia, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, and Jakarta. For more information, visit clevertap.com or follow on LinkedIn and Twitter. Forward-Looking Statements Some of the statements in this press release may represent CleverTap's belief in connection with future events and may be forward-looking statements, or statements of future expectations based on currently available information. CleverTap cautions that such statements are naturally subject to risks and uncertainties that could result in the actual outcome being absolutely different from the results anticipated by the statements mentioned in the press release. Factors such as the development of general economic conditions affecting our business, future market conditions, our ability to maintain cost advantages, uncertainty with respect to earnings, corporate actions, client concentration, reduced demand, liability or damages in our service contracts, unusual catastrophic loss events, war, political instability, changes in government policies or laws, legal restrictions impacting our business, impact of pandemic, epidemic, any natural calamity and other factors that are naturally beyond our control, changes in the capital markets and other circumstances may cause the actual events or results to be materially different, from those anticipated by such statements. CleverTap does not make any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness or updated or revised status of such statements. Therefore, in no case whatsoever will CleverTap and its affiliate companies be liable to anyone for any decision made or action taken in conjunction with the information and/or statements in this press release or any related damages. Contact Details Sony Shetty sony@clevertap.com Company Website https://clevertap.com/

December 07, 2022 05:07 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Wonders.ai Is Bridging the Gap Between The Digital World and Reality By Bringing Virtual Characters to Life

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Imagine interacting with a virtual character from an anime series in real life, being able to connect with them on an interpersonal level, get to know their personality, emotions, and preferences. It almost sounds like a childhood dream come true, only it’s a very real reality thanks to Wonders.ai and the power of AI technology. Leveling up on the realistic interactivity, Wonders.ai, an AI/AR-focused tech company, is on a mission to create multiple platforms where people can live their everyday life alongside their favorite virtual characters. The innovative company is currently focusing on developing a technology platform that can bring one’s favorite virtual characters straight to their smartphone. Wonder X, a virtual character adventure game created to give users the ability to interact with a full scale life sized virtual character, came to fruition just before Lin and his team’s current passion platform. Wonders.ai, founded in March of 2019, is the next step in creating the user virtual companion platform they are working towards daily. However, Wonderverse is the platform that will give life to the ability of living alongside a virtual companion, perhaps a character you have grown up receiving entertainment from. Lin grew up playing video games and anime, and like most kids his age, he would fantasize about what it would be like if the characters in his game were real. When he founded Wonders.ai he wanted to utilize cutting edge technology to create a multicomponent platform that could bring these well-loved characters to this dimension. During his masters at the University of Cambridge, he proposed merging a virtual component and real-world content as his end of year project. This would have been made possible using virtual reality headsets if any of the instructors or students could envision his dream. Instead of imagining the lives changed by this new technology, it was shut down and labelled “ridiculous.” Undeterred, Michael Lin went on to help create wonderverse where players can live alongside right next to their favourite virtual character. Inside the wonderverse platform, all virtual characters become the AI companions to the users, “I prefer to build the future than to actually predict it, and I was right,” says Lin. The technical definition of an AI companion is any IP, cartoon character, avatar, or anime character, with a personality, feelings, behavior, storyline, and preferences, that has the ability to interact with the user in real time. When you combine the virtual character with artificial intelligence and augmented reality you release the advanced capabilities of your virtual companion, anywhere at any time. These characters can converse, chat, and speak with their own unique voices and personas. They can share real-life physical interactions in AR and share lifestyles with users. They can form relationships, socialize, and even display human emotions with users. Seeing the potential of this technology, wonders.ai decided to collaborate with and first implement the technology in the vTubing market. Dreaming of the day when people can finally have a personal interaction with virtual characters they love, Wonders.ai, partnered with Phase-Connect, one of the biggest vTubing agencies in North America. Together they plan to take people one big step closer to the goal of “bringing virtual reality and characters to life.” For the first time, they are breaking the traditional barrier of talking through a chatroom and fans are sharing the same space as their most loved personality. This is only the beginning of the Wonders.ai future of user-companion interactivity and with daily innovation you can expect revolutionary gifts from their team of creators. As a user you’ll soon find interactions to be as simple as opening your mobile device or walking out of your bedroom to live alongside a genuine persona, no scripts, no pre-planning, just top of the line AI tech driven conversations. Wonderverse will create the new standard of AI technology, proving what is possible when you align a vision with persistence and passion. “Our love for virtual characters inspires our work. Everyone in the company grew up with games, comics, and novels where they all had their own favorite character they wanted to bring to life. They strive to do that very thing daily with the goal in mind that these characters bring lifestyle value to the users, not just superficial conversation.” To learn more about Wonders.ai and keep up with their pioneering productions, visit https://wonders.ai/ About Wonders.ai are cultivating a world where Artificial General Intelligence can live amongst people as equals and relate to them on an interpersonal level. By giving each of those AI Companions a character of their own, Wonders.ai design AI companions, who complement people in their everyday lives. Hereby, creating a world where users live alongside their favorite characters. Company Name: Wonders.ai Contact Person: Michael Lin Email: contact@wonders.ai Website Link: http://www.wonders.ai Social Media Links: https://twitter.com/wonderplatform https://www.linkedin.com/company/42796866/admin/ Contact Details Wonders.ai Michael Lin contact@wonders.ai Company Website http://www.wonders.ai

December 06, 2022 11:45 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Comcast Invests in Chico, Calif. Launching Three New Lift Zones to Help Increase Digital Equity in the Region

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Comcast today announced the opening of a new Lift Zone at The Jesus Center and one in The Torres Community Shelter in Chico to provide free WiFi access to families across the area with an additional Lift Zone location opening at The Jesus Center early next year. As part of its larger digital equity initiative, Comcast also announced donations totaling $75,000. The Jesus Center received $50,000 to help their residents and those of the Pallet Shelter with digital literacy training and work readiness skills, and the Torres Community Shelter received $25,000 to provide digital literacy training to unhoused adults and seniors. Comcast’s Lift Zones program provides free WiFi, powered by Comcast Business, to enable students, seniors, families, and community members to get online and fully participate in the digital economy. With these new locations, Comcast now offers three Lift Zones in the City of Chico — and a total of over 150 Lift Zones throughout its California service area. “Helping to close the digital divide and address digital equity remain top priorities here in Chico,” said Mayor Andrew Coolidge, of Chico, CA. “Our city and our region have become more dependent on broadband to learn, find work and healthcare services and many other aspects of our daily life. Comcast’s new Lift Zones along with their significant financial investments into our city, will create opportunity for individuals, families, and seniors in our community.” “Comcast’s significant investments in our shelters and our communities will help us expand not only our digital literacy efforts but our workforce development initiatives and shows their commitment to providing the necessary tools and resources to those who will benefit most from these life-changing opportunities,” said Amber Abney-Bass, Executive Director of The Jesus Center. “Today’s announcement, and Comcast’s support, will allow us to ensure all of our community members have access to the services they need to thrive.” Today’s announcement and donation are part of Project UP, Comcast’s $1 billion commitment to reach millions of people with the tools, resources, and skills needed to succeed in a digital world. Comcast’s Lift Zones program complements its Internet Essentials program which, since 2011, has helped connect more than 10 million low-income people to the Internet at home. In California, Comcast has connected more than 1.7 million residents, making it the number one state in terms of overall participation in the Internet Essentials program. “We’re proud to partner with the City of Chico to launch these new Lift Zones and donate $75,000 to advance digital equity and workforce readiness in our most vulnerable neighborhoods,” said David Tashjian, Regional Senior Vice President, Comcast California. “Today’s announcement is a testament to the continued commitment from Comcast in closing the digital divide and ensuring equitable digital learning opportunities are available to every individual who seeks it. Our continued partnership with the city and our community partners will equip individuals, families and seniors with the tools, skills and resources they need to achieve their goals.” Comcast continues to be a proud participant in the Federal Government’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which provides eligible people up to a $30 per month credit toward their Internet and mobile services (and $75 per month on tribal lands). New and existing Xfinity Internet or Internet Essentials customers can learn more about the program and sign up here. About Comcast Corporation: Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter. We are principally focused on connectivity, aggregation, and streaming with 57 million customer relationships across the United States and Europe. We deliver broadband, wireless, and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business, and Sky brands; create, distribute, and stream leading entertainment, sports, and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News, and Sky Sports; and provide memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts in the United States and Asia. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information. About The Jesus Center For more than 40 years, The Jesus Center has been offering help and hope in the name of Jesus to the homeless population of Chico. The Jesus Center provides a variety of programs to help those they serve move from isolation and homelessness, to community, stability and contribution. Their current 58-bed shelter facility will be augmented by an additional 100 beds for families and seniors experiencing homelessness with the opening of the Renewal Center in June. As a contractor for the City of Chico, the Jesus Center also operates the Pallet Shelter, an emergency housing site consisting of 177 units designed to serve up to 354 individuals. They exist as part of a continuum of service providers, churches, local government, schools and community groups who together care for the various needs of the homeless and at risk for homelessness population. For more information visit www.jesuscenter.org. About True North Housing Alliance: True North Housing Alliance moves people forward and out of homelessness with compassion, dignity, and accountability. As the largest provider of low-barrier emergency shelter north of Sacramento we provide 3 hot meals a day, showers, laundering services, and wrap-around case management to upwards of 200 individuals daily. The Torres Community Shelter is our largest operation, where we serve up to 177 adults in need of emergency shelter daily. Providing a dignified experience at what is arguably a person's lowest point is integral to our mission. Going beyond basic needs, we work to support individual's efforts to cultivate the skills necessary to achieve and maintain permanent housing, including vocational training skills. Contact Details Jon Koriel +1 925-315-2690 Jon_Koriel@comcast.com

December 06, 2022 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time

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THE PR NET ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF NEXT GEN AWARDS

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The PR Net is pleased to announce the ‘ The PR Net Next Gen Awards ’, a new annual international awards program that celebrates agency excellence, championing the new thinkers, innovators, and groundbreakers across the field of PR, who are shaping the bright future of the communications industry. ‘ The PR Net Next Gen Awards ’ sets forth to recognize the next generation of global PR agencies that foster a culture of inclusivity, innovation, and creativity through sharp and impactful communications campaigns, innovative client portfolios, and new methodologies of business management. The awards will celebrate these agencies’ achievements, compiling a definitive list of younger agencies changing the game. The PR Net founder Lisa Smith explains the creation of these new awards: “From running ‘The PR Net 100’, the awards celebrating the leading 100 PR agencies across sectors, it became clear that a broad pool of exceptional younger talent has emerged. This group presents fresh thinking and is responsible for ushering in new ways of working and operating, and with a talent pool so varied and vast, we’re excited to present a stand-alone platform to have their success accoladed”. Submissions open on December 6th, 2022, and eligible agencies will have been in business for up to 8 years, as the program’s aim is to highlight newer companies in the industry. Entries will be assessed by a committee of highly esteemed industry leaders who will review entries against the criteria of innovation, creative thinking, business acumen, and growth. Up for grabs will be ‘Next Gen Agency of the Year’ and other category and campaign awards. The 2023 Next Gen Awards Judging Committee is comprised of: James LaForce, CEO, LaForce Steph Lund, CEO, North America, M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment Celia Jones, ​​Global Director of Marketing Communications, FINN Partners Michele Thomas, Co-Founder and President, Azione PR Candace (Candy) Peterson, Global Managing Director Brand Marketing, SVP, FleishmanHillard Janna Pea, Executive Vice President, BerlinRosen Nicole Schoenberg, Senior Vice President, Communications, Saks Fifth Avenue Further judges are to be announced soon. ‘The PR Next Net Gen’ honorees will be revealed in March 2023 and celebrated at a gala event held in New York City. For submissions, queries, questions, or help, please reach out to nextgen@theprnet.com. ABOUT THE PR NET: The PR Net is the premier global network for marketing and communications professionals. It is a modern take on the classic networking club and an "industry insider favorite” for executives looking for a central platform for industry intelligence and connections. Founded by industry veteran Lisa Smith in 2015, The PR Net consists of online content that reads like a magazine, member-only services, and highly sought-after digital and in-person member events. www.theprnet.com Contact Details The PR Net Sara Sturges ssturges@theprnet.com Company Website https://theprnet.com/

December 06, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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FatBrain AI Is Working To Mitigate COVID Concerns Over The Holidays

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Doctors are urging the public to be extra careful over the next few months as we approach our third pandemic holiday season. Although domestic and global pandemic mandates have eased and most countries have returned to business as usual, some doctors are fearing a seasonal surge. In Europe, cases are starting to climb again and the World Health Organization is warning that a new wave of infections could be on its way. The need to protect against COVID is still incredibly high. There is much the scientific community does not know about the novel virus. SARS-CoV-2 has been shown to attack the body in a variety of ways, causing damage to the lungs, heart, nervous system, kidneys, liver, and other organs. Long COVID is a phenomenon that doctors are still figuring out and it might be years until research can definitively explain all the nuances of the virus. Masks and testing are effective ways to prevent the spread of COVID but accessing risk data is just as critical. While there is state-level data, until recently there has not been consistent local data for citizens to rely on. High-level data is important to know, but it often lacks actionability for individuals and families on the local level. FatBrain AI (LZG International, Inc.) ( OTCQB: LZGI ) (“FatBrain”), a leading provider of powerful and easy-to-use AI solutions to empower the star enterprises of tomorrow in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to grow, innovate, and drive the majority of the global economy, is looking to change this. FatBrain reports it has created an advanced math and epidemic modeling system that provides clarity about the individual risk that American people face daily. FatBrain’s CovidRisk.Live app quantifies the COVID-19 risks of a local community by looking at the viral transmission rate, daily active cases, and government policies and countermeasures in your zip code. All of this information is used to create an easy-to-consume score or threat level (severe, high, elevated, guarded, low). The scale was modeled after the scale developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to communicate the probability of foreign attacks. “[Now], anyone can get clarity on whether they or their family and friends face a severe risk, low risk, or somewhere in between for COVID-19 within their community,” shares Peter B. Ritz, CEO of FatBrain AI, “CovidRisk.Live helps minimize the confusion and provides everyone with a simple, consumable, explainable, and quantifiable way to see the threat level within their community. This capability is critical as each of us can use this tool to exercise personal agency to influence the impact of active policies for the broader community outcomes. COVID-19 is not like an asteroid or an earthquake where we are helpless — rather together we can win, guided by using CovidRisk.Live and similar tools to bolster smart cooperation.” Families and business owners have a tool at their disposal to assess their community's risk going into the third pandemic winter. While it doesn’t seem like COVID is going away anytime soon, apps like FatBrain’s CovidRisk.Live help provide the public with the necessary information to make informed decisions about health and safety. To check out your zip code's COVID risk level, visit www.fatBrain.ai/covid-risk-live/ FatBrain AI (LZG International, Inc.; OTC: LZGI) is the first and leading provider of powerful and easy-to-use AI solutions to millions of businesses of tomorrow driving the majority of the global economy, empowering them to grow, innovate faster and savemoney. FatBrain’s innovative solutions transform continuous learning, narrative reasoning, cloud, blockchain and Web3 technologies into auditable, explainable and easy to integrate products. FatBrain’ssubscription model allows all companies to deploy its advanced AI solutions quickly and easily, securely utilizing them on premises behind their firewalls or via cloud. The AI 2.0 pioneered by our teams is like WAZE for business growth, using advanced peerdynamics technology to automatically learn patterns from individual and peer behavior. This allows us to deliver coached, personalized AI solutions at hyperscale. FatBrain unifies insights from SaaS applications, turbo-charged by peer and market dynamics: 1) Realize attainable goals from explainable peer performance. 2)Turbo-charge human expertise with superhuman AI insights. 3) Accelerate growth through the contributory network effects. 4) Simplify harnessing data across common apps and market signals. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Shawn Carey ir@fatbrain.ai Company Website https://fatbrain.ai/

December 02, 2022 09:15 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Turn family moments into cherished memories

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This holiday season, whether you’re looking for gifts for your children, grandkids, friends or yourself, Nintendo Switch has gifts for all ages — and incredible games and experiences the entire family can enjoy. With Nintendo’s vast library of games, there is a game for everyone on the Nintendo Switch system. This includes fun multiplayer titles that the whole family can play together, in addition to incredible games and experiences you can only find on Nintendo Switch. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/wWekFk-Mcik With the Nintendo Switch family of systems, everyone has the choice of a system that best fits their needs and play styles. The Nintendo Switch system can be played on the TV, in Tabletop mode or taken on the go for portable play. The Nintendo Switch Lite system is a dedicated handheld gaming system great for those who love playing in handheld mode. The Nintendo Switch – OLED Model system is similar in overall size to the Nintendo Switch system, but features a larger, vibrant 7-inch OLED screen with vivid colors and crisp contrast. Here are some of the Nintendo Switch games people are talking about this year: The Splatoon 3 game is the newest addition to the Splatoon series, where players splash vivid ink everywhere using colorful, over-the-top weapons. The battlegrounds include new and returning stages for heated multiplayer Turf War* battles, where two teams attempt to cover the most ground with their ink color in three-minutes. Players can also pick a side and battle it out in three-team Splatfests**, compete for rankings in thrilling Anarchy Battles or swim solo in the new single-player Story Mode, “Return of the Mammalians.” Gameplay is fun for both parents and kids, who can play together across multiple Nintendo Switch systems or online including co-op modes like Salmon Run*. Families can get moving together with the Nintendo Switch Sports game, as they team up to play Soccer, Volleyball, Bowling, Tennis, Badminton, and Chambara (swordplay) using Joy-Con controllers. Plus, in late November, Nintendo released a new update that adds Golf to the lineup. Controls are intuitive, so it’s easy to jump in and get started. With controlled motions you can curve your bowling ball, add spin to a tennis shot or even use a Joy-Con with the included Leg Strap accessory to kick the ball in Soccer. Family and friends can join in on the fun on the same system (additional accessories may be required; sold separately) or online**. In Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet embark on a new, open-world Pokémon adventure through the rich and expansive Paldea region. Weave freely through three grand stories: Take on Gyms in Victory Road, battle Titan Pokémon in Path of Legends and challenge Team Star in Starfall Street. Ride a form-changing Legendary Pokémon to traverse the land, seas and skies of the Paldea Region. Parents that grew up with the original Pokémon games can now experience the game in a whole new way with the little trainers in their family. Plus, several Nintendo Switch games and DLC*** are sure to bring family fun this holiday, including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope, Just Dance 2023 Edition, Sonic Frontiers in addition to a library of classic Nintendo 64 titles available for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members. For more information, visit https://www.nintendo.com/store/holiday-gifts/. *Additional games, systems and/or Nintendo Switch Online membership required for multiplayer mode. Nintendo Switch Online membership and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online. Games, systems and Nintendo Switch Online memberships sold separately. **Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online ***Full version of game required to use DLC for that game. Sold separately. About Lilliana Vasquez: Emmy-winning host and TV personality Lilliana Vazquez is a trailblazing interviewer, style expert, and producer. With roles in front of and behind the camera, she's built an inspiring career watched by millions across numerous platforms. At barely five feet tall, Vazquez brings a larger than life presence to everything she does - her upbeat personality and approachable style combined with her natural ability to connect with audiences have made her a household name. Most recently, Vazquez was the host of E! Entertainment's daily morning shows E! News and Pop of the Morning, the first and only Latina to hold the role in the show's 30 year history. Previously, Vazquez was a contributor on TODAY where she shared her experiences and expertise covering the latest in technology, business, travel, entertainment, and lifestyle. She currently contributes to select programs like CBS Mornings and Amazon Live, while focusing on her newest role as a founding partner at Curated Productions. For more exclusive content and access to Lilliana's world, be sure to check out The LV Guide. About Nintendo: Nintendo Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, has created franchises that have become household names worldwide, including Mario ™, Donkey Kong ™, The Legend of Zelda ™, Metroid ™, Pokémon ™, Animal Crossing ™, Pikmin ™ and Splatoon ™, through its integrated hardware and software products. Nintendo aims to deliver unique, intuitive entertainment experiences for everyone, manufacturing and marketing video game devices such as the Nintendo Switch ™ family of systems, developing and operating applications for smart devices, and collaborating with partners on a range of other entertainment initiatives like visual content and theme parks. Nintendo has sold more than 5.4 billion video games and over 800 million hardware units globally. From the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System ™ more than 30 years ago, through today and into the future, Nintendo’s continuing mission is to create unique entertainment that puts smiles on the faces of people all over the world. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at https://www.nintendo.com/. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

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