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Ambow Education’s (NYSE: AMBO) Innovative HybriU AI Digital Education Solution Showcases The Potential Of AI To Transform Education

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By Faith Ashmore, Benzinga COVID-19 brought massive changes to the educational system globally. What was once thought to be largely infeasible has now become desirable and commonplace. Completely digital or hybrid learning experiences are now being utilized from K12 to higher education. However, there is limited infrastructure currently in place to support the dilemmas that arise from digital and remote learning. Put simply, companies like Zoom (NASDAQ: ZM) seem ill-equipped to handle all the nuances that play a role in online learning. That’s why artificial intelligence (AI) platforms and integrations are so integral to the future of the education sector. Ambow Education Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: AMBO) is leading the charge in integrating AI technology into the educational sector. Their ground-breaking solution, known as HybriU, is an advanced digital education total solution designed to empower students and bridge the gap between academia and industry. With the help of cutting-edge connective technology, HybriU aims to shatter traditional limitations in languages, regions, academia and industry – providing a seamless and immersive learning experience both online and offline. Ambow is a technology-driven educational company that primarily operates in the United States. Their latest offering, the HybriU AI digital education solution, is powered by the groundbreaking OOOK technology and is a patented solution that aims to modernize and enhance educational and workforce training for students. By integrating this powerful technology, Ambow aims to provide students with comprehensive and up-to-date resources, equipping them with the skills needed to thrive in today's rapidly evolving world. It is clear that the pandemic has significantly impacted the education system and teachers as much as students, bringing virtual elements to the classroom. With the need for hybrid education and technology integration, teachers have been burdened with additional responsibilities. Without proper maintenance and understanding, as well as functional platforms, teachers find themselves overwhelmed with technological demands, often taking away from their primary role of teaching. The implementation of AI technology, such as the HybriU digital AI classroom solution, can alleviate these problems. HybriU enables teachers to teach in a natural and easy manner, similar to a traditional classroom setting. The HybriU AI digital classroom is equipped with a student and teacher-tracking camera to ensure that a virtual student is not missing any important information or demonstrations. There are also mics throughout the classroom to pick up student and teacher statements, as well as a podium mic. All of this helps support seamless learning so no student is distracted by poor quality or unable to hear valuable information from a teacher or peers. HybriU’s utilization of OOOK technology enables the creation of personalized content that caters to diverse student populations. A shining example of HybriU's commitment to inclusion is its live subtitle feature and AI-generated voiceover, which allow students to access content in their native language. This feature is a game changer for those in virtual or hybrid learning environments, where language barriers can present significant difficulties. The technology offers benefits beyond inclusivity – students no longer need to dedicate time to taking notes as the AI will take care of that for them. Students can further engage in the learning experience by tagging and commenting on the AI-generated transcript, which is efficiently organized using an AI-powered indexing and tagging system. The tagging system also allows for efficient tracking of students’ progress and areas they may need additional support. These comments provide teachers with real-time feedback that can help with enhancing course materials and teaching style, creating an optimal learning atmosphere for all students. HybriU AI also offers unique features like 3D LED walls, which allow students to view complex models precisely and accurately. This is incredibly useful for disciplines like biology and medicine. Some classrooms also offer screens where students are reflected so the in-person teacher does not miss out on valuable interaction. For students who are being taught by remote teachers, there are O-Screens that offer lifelike, full-body views of the teacher. The online education sector is projected to grow from its 2022 value of $192 billion to $602 billion by 2030 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.2% over 2022-2030. The advantages offered by HybriU which are specifically designed to address this new education paradigm of hybrid learning potentially place Ambow Education in the right place at the right time to be a driving force in the industry and propel online learning experiences into the future. To sign up for a free demo of HybriU, visit http://www.hybriU.com or www.ambow.com. Ambow Education Holding Ltd. is a leading cross-border career educational and technology service provider, offering high-quality, individualized services and products. With its extensive network of regional service hubs complemented by a dynamic proprietary learning platform and distributors, Ambow provides its services and products to students in China and United States of America. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Kevin Derrivan kderrivan@amboweducation.com Company Website https://www.ambow.com/

September 12, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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New Survey Reveals Rise of Tethered Nomading: Digital Nomads Answer the Office's Beckoning

MBO Partners

The latest research conducted by​ MBO Partners® has uncovered a new workforce phenomenon - "Tethered Nomading" - redefining the world of digital nomadism. Contrary to traditional globetrotting norms, more than half (53%) of American digital nomads now plan to embrace their work-travel lifestyle exclusively within the United States; 47% plan on spending at least some time in another country. Only 10% of all digital nomads intend to spend the entire year abroad. As employers call employees back to the office, digital nomads still plan to continue their nomadic lifestyle. However, the data underscores an uptick in "slomading"- visiting fewer locations but spending more time at each stop. The MBO Partners 2023 State of Independence study found that 17.3 million American workers currently describe themselves as digital nomads, increasing 2% from 2022 after increasing a staggering 131% from the pre-pandemic year 2019 to 2022. "As employers enforce back-to-office mandates, a paradigm shift is unfolding, revealing the dynamic evolution of the modern-day nomad," said Miles Everson, CEO of MBO Partners. "While a considerable number of digital nomads are gravitating towards domestic pursuits, this presents an opportune moment for employers to embrace that spirit of exploration while fostering seamless connections to local communities. It calls for innovative policies and practices as employers navigate a world that includes adventure and productivity." This year's study showed five additional key insights about digital nomads, including: The Silver Nomads Are Rising… and Fast. While digital nomads have traditionally skewed young, older cohorts -- Gen Xers (born 1965-1980) and Baby Boomers (born 1946-1964) -- increased their share of digital nomads from 36% in 2022 to 42% in 2023. With the decline of the pandemic, older workers are more willing to travel and more interested in becoming digital nomads. Digital Nomads Hit the Road with Their Kids (and Pets). The survey showed that nearly a quarter (24%) of digital nomads travel with their children, and 14% even bring their pets. But traveling with kids is more challenging and complex than traveling alone or even as a couple. The top challenges digital nomads with kids cited are the expenses associated with traveling as a family, safety, and health concerns, the lack of stability and routines, educational challenges, and socialization issues for their children. Geoarbitrage Becomes Hack for Financial Freedom. To help stretch their income, many digital nomads work from places with relatively low living costs, including destinations like Southeast Asia or Portugal, which has established itself as a European hotspot popular with nomads. At the same time, they often serve customers virtually in higher-wage labor markets, or their employers are in higher-wage countries. Combining low-cost living with higher expat income, they can take advantage of income/living cost "geo-arbitrage." This enables lower-income digital nomads to fund their travels and spend less time working to support themselves and more time enjoying their adventures. Nomadic Camouflage Becomes the New Workforce Hue. In this year's survey, 14% of digital nomads with traditional jobs reported that their employer does not know they are nomadic. An additional 18% say their company has no digital nomad policy, but their boss has permitted them to work nomadically. In other words, about one-third of digital nomads with traditional jobs are "hidden nomads," meaning the company does not know where they are working. This means they could break local employment laws and regulations without their employer knowing they are doing so. The Nomad Rush: Countries and Cities Vying Hard for Digital Wanderers. Five years ago, digital nomads were considered an eccentric and fringe group of nomadic workers. But digital nomadism is now mainstream, and this year 17.3 million Americans – a stunning 11% of American workers – are digital nomads. Governments at all levels, both in the U.S. and abroad, realize that digital nomads spend more money than tourists, create jobs for locals - and even start local businesses. Because of this, 58 countries have created special digital nomad visas and other programs, smoothing out red tape and making it easier for digital nomads to locate in their countries. To obtain a copy of the 2023 MBO Partners Digital Nomad research brief, please visit www.mbopartners.com/state-of-independence/digital-nomads. About MBO Partners®​ MBO Partners is a direct sourcing platform that enables enterprises and independents to work efficiently together. Its unmatched experience and industry leadership enable it to operate on the forefront of the independent economy and consistently advance the next way of working. For more information, visit​ ​mbopartners.com. Contact Details Karen Swim +1 586-461-2103 karen@wordsforhirellc.com Company Website https://mbopartners.com

August 29, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Comcast and Pikes Peak Library District Partner to Boost Library Wi-Fi

Comcast Colorado

Comcast in Colorado is partnering with Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) to bring Comcast Lift Zone connectivity centers to four Library locations in Colorado Springs: Library 21c, as well as Penrose, East, and Ruth Holley libraries. Comcast Lift Zones provide an additional free Wi-Fi network that will increase the number of Internet users the Library can support at once without compromising quality of service. Comcast started Lift Zones as part of its ongoing commitment to connect low-income families to the Internet so they can fully participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy (called digital equity). The COVID-19 pandemic revealed disparities in digital equity, and Comcast responded by bringing Lift Zones to education and community centers. “Access to high-speed internet and digital skills training is no longer a luxury, but a necessity, making connectivity more important than ever. We are honored to partner with Pikes Peak Library District to ensure more people in the Colorado Springs area have access to fast, reliable, and secure connectivity year-round,” said J.D. Keller, Sr. Vice President, Comcast Mountain West Region. “From doing homework, searching for jobs, accessing healthcare services and so much more, partnerships like the one with Pikes Peak Library District are important to make sustainable progress to advancing economic mobility and promoting digital equity in our communities.” “Lift Zones at these libraries will be valuable assets for our whole community, especially for people who don’t have access to Wi-Fi at home. It will be easier to do things like search and apply for jobs, download documents for work and school, meet virtually, collaborate virtually on large creative projects, or enjoy leisure activities like downloading games or streaming shows,” said Lance James, chief development officer and foundation executive officer of the PPLD Foundation. “Access to high-speed internet and digital skills training is no longer a luxury, but a necessity, making connectivity more important than ever. We are honored to partner with Pikes Peak Library District to ensure more people in the Colorado Springs area have access to fast, reliable, and secure connectivity year-round,” said J.D. Keller, Sr. Vice President, Comcast Mountain West Region. “From doing homework, searching for jobs, accessing healthcare services and so much more, partnerships like the one with Pikes Peak Library District are important to make sustainable progress to advancing economic mobility and promoting digital equity in our communities.” Pikes Peak Library District Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) provides everyone with access to resources and opportunities so people can thrive and connect. The Library cultivates spaces for belonging, personal growth, and strong communities via 16 facilities, mobile library services, and a large online hub of resources. It is an internationally recognized system of public libraries serving a population of nearly 700,000 across 2,070 square miles in El Paso County, Colo. Learn more at ppld.org. Comcast – Internet Essentials For over a decade, Comcast has been on the forefront of closing the digital divide. The I nternet Essentials program is the largest and most successful broadband adoption initiative in the industry. Since 2011, Comcast has connected more than 600,000 Coloradans through Internet Essentials, many for the first time. 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 broadband, aggregation, and streaming with over 56 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. Contact Details Leslie Oliver +1 303-810-6326 leslie_oliver@comcast.com Company Website https://colorado.comcast.com/

August 24, 2023 02:24 PM Mountain Daylight Time

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Family Tech for School and Home

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Contact Details News Media Group, Inc. Karl Wayne +1 334-440-6397 karl@newsmg.com Company Website https://newsmg.com/

August 17, 2023 12:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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SURVIVING THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL SCRAMBLE

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Emmy Award-Winning Television Host and Lifestyle Expert, Marisa Brahney partners with Afterpay, Famous Footwear and The Vitamine Shoppe. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/e_oyhHkTPXo It is the time of year parents break a sweat thinking about the back-to-school scramble, which includes scheduling, extracurricular activities, and shopping. In fact, according to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend record amounts for both back-to-school and back-to-college shopping this year. Spending is likely to reach an unparalleled $41.5 billion, which is up from last year’s $36.9 billion. Families with children in elementary through high school are projected to spend an average of close to $900 on back-to-school items this year. Emmy Award-Winning Television Host and Lifestyle Expert, Marisa Brahney shares a few of her favorite ways to get ready for another school year. FOOTWEAR One of the most popular back-to-school items continues to be footwear. Brahney says she’s not surprised, because all three of her kids and their friends love getting new shoes for the new school year. Additionally, as a parent, she mentions how kids’ and teenagers’ feet grow fast, and for that very reason, she keeps an eye on all the latest styles. Famous Footwear is the back-to-school destination for the whole family and home to brands consumers all know and love, including Nike, Crocs, Converse, New Balance, HeyDUDE and Doc Martens, just to name a few, all at a great value. Famous is the premier one-stop destination for back-to-school shopping, which makes the entire experience convenient. Whether online or in-store, families can find a wide selection of styles and trends. The lifestyle expert points out one of the things that stands out to her as a mom, and that’s Famous for the Perfect Fit. “Kids feet grow FAST! If you’re shopping in-store, seek out a helpful Famous Footwear Sizing Expert to ensure your kids’ shoes fit just right,” says Brahney, adding, “There are so many great styles to choose from for your kids to step into the new school year in style.” For more information visit any of the 900 Famous Footwear stores nationwide or online at famousfootwear.com. Social media handles: Facebook: famousfootwear Instagram: @famousfootwear HEALTH & WELLNESS Back-to-school season isn’t just about looking good, it is also about feeling good. Brahney says this is a high-energy time of year and parents and caregivers need to make sure everyone in the family has all the nutrients they need to make it through a busy day. “I keep an eye out for all the latest and greatest ways to do it,” says Brahney, adding “One brand, MaryRuth’s offers high-quality supplements for the whole family, with delicious tasting formulas that make maintaining healthy routines easy for kids and parents.” The best place to shop for these supplements is The Vitamin Shoppe and vitaminshoppe.com, the leading destination for lifelong wellness solutions. Liquid Morning Multivitamin is MaryRuth’s number one product. It is an easy-to-take liquid with minerals, amino acids, and multiple essential vitamins formulated for anyone from ages 1 to adult—pretty much an entire family. Brahney points out that it’s also vegan and sugar-free. “I’m a big fan of their Kids’ Organic Multivitamin & Postbiotics gummies in mixed berry and cherry flavor, as well as the Liquid Nighttime Multimineral coconut flavor to help support better sleep and healthy bones,” says Brahney. For more information or to find these supplements, visit The Vitamin Shoppe and vitaminshoppe.com. Social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/maryruthorganics Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maryruthorganics TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@maryruthorganics Twitter: https://twitter.com/maryruths YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@maryruthorganics Hashtags: #MARYRUTHS FINANCIAL FITNESS The majority of back-to-school shoppers are searching out deals and they are also prioritizing budgets. Brahney highlights how back-to-school shopping can quickly add up and be a financial stress. “No matter the type of budget, whether robust or conservative, it really comes down to how shoppers plan on paying for their back-to-school items,” says Brahney, adding, “That’s why I really like the Afterpay app. As one of the leading buy now, pay later platforms, it’s a budgeting tool—so I can ease back into back-to-school shopping.” Afterpay partners with thousands of brands to offer interest-free, pay-in-four installment payments, which allows shoppers to buy all their back-to-school necessities now and pay over time, without the worry of interest and revolving debt posed by credit. Brahney says, “It's a one-stop-shop! So, whether you’re shopping in-store or online for computers, footwear, clothing… you name it… Afterpay empowers shoppers to pay how they want so they can get what they need for the new school year to be a success.” Find out more by downloading Afterpay app. Facebook: Afterpay USA Instagram: @afterpayusa Twitter: @AfterpayUSA Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

August 15, 2023 02:47 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Be Ready for Back to School

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Contact Details Karl Wayne +1 334-440-6397 karl@newsmg.com Company Website https://newsmg.com/

August 14, 2023 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Back-to-School Shopping 101

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Contact Details News Media Group, Inc. Karl Wayne +1 334-440-6397 karl@newsmg.com Company Website https://newsmg.com/

August 11, 2023 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Back-to-School with Olympian Natalie Coughlin and Athleta G!RL

YourUpdateTV

The back-to-school season is officially underway, and parents everywhere are scrambling to get their kids – and themselves! - ready for the new school year. For Natalie Coughlin, 12x Olympic Medalist and Mom of Two, this back-to-school season is all about confidence, comfort and self-care, and Athleta is the perfect resource for parents to help set their kids up for success. Recently, Natalie participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss the back-to-school season and some tips to help empower young girls. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/byW412Bjg2I Diminishing confidence is one of the greatest issue’s girls face in the defining years from 6-12, so it’s important that we do everything we can to set them up for success. While back-to-school shopping, think about how clothing options can give young girls room to express their style and represent their favorite hobbies and personal interests. Athleta's G!RL line is perfect for girls who want to express themselves while being comfortable and active. We can help empower girls to be their most confident selves, knowing their clothing supports self-expression and helps to quell anxiety. Special features in Athleta’s back-to-school assortment are intentionally designed to fuel girls’ confidence through apparel design details, like confidence charms and hidden affirmations in the lining of shirts and backpacks and tactile details to fiddle with when she’s feeling anxious. Athleta’s uniform-ready items - like the School Days Skort, School Days Dress, School Days Polo and Limitless Backpack and Lunchbox - are durable, quality pieces built with performance-quality fabrics to withstand her active school year and all those after school activities, whether it’s on the sports field or in the art room. For more information, visit AthletaGirl.com About Natalie Coughlin Natalie Coughlin burst onto the international swim scene at the 2001 World Championships, winning a gold medal in the 100 backstroke and a bronze in the 50 backstroke. In 2002 at the Pan-Pacifics, she was more dominant, winning six medals, four gold, with three individual championships in the 100 free, 100 fly, and 100 back. Coughlin was the top female swimmer at the 2004 Olympic Games, winning five medals, including two gold. Individually, she won the 100 metre backstroke and finished third in the 100 freestyle. She won her second gold medal in the 800 metre freestyle relay and added two silvers as a member of the United States’ teams in the other relays. In three Olympics, she competed in 12 events and won 12 medals, three gold. But her victories didn’t stop there—she has since launched a wine label, advocated on behalf of several non-profit organizations, and become a mother to her daughter, Zennie, and her son, Ozzie. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

August 09, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Back to School Ready!

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Contact Details News Media Group Jennifer Rivera +1 954-667-9647 jrivera@newsmg.com Company Website https://newsmg.com/

August 04, 2023 10:11 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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