Day: September 16, 2020

The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of NSP, VXRT and COTY

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September 16, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2020 / The Klein Law Firm announces that class action complaints have been filed on behalf of shareholders of the following companies. There is no cost to participate in the suit. If you suffered a loss, you have until the lead plaintiff deadline to request that the court appoint you as lead plaintiff.

Insperity, Inc. (NYSE:NSP)Class Period: February 11, 2019 – February 11, 2020Lead Plaintiff Deadline: September 21, 2020

The NSP lawsuit alleges Insperity, Inc. made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose during the class period that: (a) the Company had failed to negotiate appropriate rates with its customers for employee benefit plans and did not adequately disclose the risk of large medical claims from these plans; (b) Insperity

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OneSoft Solutions: Strategy In Full Force And Set To Capture Tailwinds (NASDAQ:OSS)

OneSoft Solutions (OTCQB:OSSIF) (TSX:OSS) provides cloud-based data analytics using artificial intelligence and machine learning to forecast pipeline failure for the oil and gas industry. The lead product, Cognitive Integrity Management (“CIM”), was commercially introduced in 2018 for non-piggable oil and gas pipelines. The majority of the oil and gas pipelines in the U.S. are non-piggable. OneSoft has been using data from piggable pipeline and from direct assessment of non-piggable pipeline to develop a non-piggable solution and recently announced that they are ready to introduce data analytics for non-piggable oil and gas pipeline.

In this article, I will provide a brief background and focus on how management has steered the company to disrupt the oil and gas industry, capture the tailwinds, and begun work for future expansion into lateral industries. Please refer to previous articles and information released directly by OneSoft for background details.

Source: PMHSA

The Problem

The Pipelines and

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Philadelphia Black businesses owners get creative during COVID-19

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Art and Soul, a Black-owned art gallery has been a bright spot for West Philadelphia since it opened in July of 2019, but the pandemic threw a major curveball.

“It really interrupted our momentum of gaining new customers in the area. We had to rethink how we’re doing our exhibitions with our artists. We’ve had to rethink our sales,” co-owner Jamese Newsome-Williams said.

But Newsome-Williams describes feeling hopeful. While there’s not a lot of foot traffic in the gallery she says sales online have skyrocketed.

“If it had not been for social media and our website, I don’t think we would have made it,” she added.

Art and Soul is being strategic in what they now sell.

“The saving grace has been because in the spirit of pivoting, my partner was very instrumental in driving our masks sales,” Newsome-Williams said.

Third Floor Media, a Black-owned advertising firm

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NAB re-platforms online business banking to AWS – Finance – Cloud

NAB has migrated its merchant and business banking facility, NAB Connect, to run on AWS cloud, which it says should increase the resilience and reliability of the platform.

Enterprise technology executive Steve Day said in a statement that running NAB Connect on AWS EC2 instances “provides secure and scalable compute capacity reducing operational risk and cost, while supporting platform resilience”.

It will also use auto scaling to automatically adjust capacity to meet user demand.

“The migration to cloud has already benefited customers from fewer platform interruptions, allowing us to deliver a seamless customer experience through fluctuations in demand,” Day said.

“For example, we supported a 42 percent increase in usage due to EOFY [end of financial year] transactions.

“Our customers are busy running their businesses, and want their online banking experience to be reliable, simple and secure. 

“This migration allows us to develop new services to help our business customers

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Why We Love the American Express Blue Business Cash Card

The credit card rewards market can seem oversaturated with offers for both consumers and business owners. You’ve got airline miles, hotel points and bank rewards to think about. It can get overwhelming to sort the many bonus categories and various earning rates.

Whatever happened to good ol’ cash back? Is it still possible to earn cash rewards on every purchase without having to worry about maximizing one or two spending categories?

To a business, cash is king — and with the American Express Blue Business Cash™ Card, small-business owners can offset the cost of running a business with cash back. Here are some of the top reasons we love the American Express Blue Business Cash™ Card.

Flat rewards earning rate on all purchases

One of the most attractive features of the American Express Blue Business Cash™ Card is the ability to earn a flat 2% cash back on

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Canadian dollar climbs to near one-week high on dovish Fed

FILE PHOTO: A Canadian dollar coin, commonly known as the “Loonie”, is pictured in this illustration picture taken in Toronto January 23, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

TORONTO (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar rose to its strongest level in nearly one week against the greenback on Wednesday, before giving up some of its gains, bolstered by higher oil prices and the Federal Reserve’s promise to keep interest rates pinned near zero.

The Fed released new economic projections which showed interest rates on hold through at least 2023, with inflation never breaching 2% over that time.

“The message is dovish, dovish, dovish,” said Michael Goshko, corporate risk manager at Western Union Business Solutions. “The Fed’s emphasis on U.S. interest rates being low for longer … might just give the green light to Canadian dollar bulls.”

The price of oil, one of Canada’s major exports, jumped following a drawdown in U.S. crude and gasoline

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Gonzaga launching courses designed around wine industry

Gonzaga, the mid-major powerhouse in basketball, is seeking a No. 1 ranking in another field: wine.

The Gonzaga University School of Law is partnering with the university’s schools of Business Administration and Leadership Studies to offer a certificate program focused on the business, management and legal aspects of the wine industry.

“Gonzaga is the first university in the country to develop such a unique curriculum in partnership with private wineries,” Jacob Rooksby, dean of the law school, said in a news release. “We are excited to offer this lifelong-learning and professional development opportunity to people around the country.”

The Gonzaga University Wine Institute offers continuing education courses related to the wine industry and organized events in the U.S. and abroad. The program consists of 16 online courses taught both by Gonzaga faculty and experts in the wine and hospitality fields. Students will study history and classification of wine, drafting and

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Global Whole Slide Scanner Market 2020 Key Business Strategies, Technology Innovation and Regional Data Analysis to 2025

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Sep 16, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Whole Slide Scanner Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 is replete with precise analysis from radical studies, specifically on queries that approach market size, trends, share, forecast, outlook, production, and futuristic developments trends and present and future market status from 2020 to 2025. The report contains an evaluation of the market, including growth rate, current scenario, and volume inflation prospects, based on Porter’s Five Forces analysis. The report tracks some significant activities of the current market size for the worldwide Whole Slide Scanner market. It pitches light on the various factors that are projected to impact the overall market dynamics of the market over the forecast period (2020-2025). The report offers a point by point analysis dependent on the exhaustive research of the

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Hispanic Small Business Town Hall: Funding Options in the Pandemic–And Beyond

The pandemic has brought a painful reality into focus: Even before Covid-19 hit, 40 percent of all Hispanic-owned businesses in the U.S. didn’t have the financial runway to survive more than 60 days without revenue.

That’s according to Eli Velazquez, venture development director at the nonprofit VentureWell. “We’ve seen the data,” he says. “Now the pandemic has made it real.” Velazquez’s comments came in Wednesday’s Hispanic Small Business Town Hall, which covered the topics of funding and cash flow. Inc. and Hello Alice are holding a series of streaming events moderated by Hello Alice co-founder Carolyn Rodz, marking Hispanic Heritage Month. The next session, on customer outreach and marketing, is Friday, September 25 at 2 p.m. ET.

Angel investors and other non-institutional sources of funding can be great resources of funding, Velazquez points out. Anyone in the U.S. with an annual income of more than $200,000 or more than

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Neighborhood shops used to think it wasn’t worth the hassle to sell online. Now they can’t afford to ignore it.

Two years ago, Esther Fishman shut down her Lincoln Park-area clothing and gifts shop’s online store.



a person sitting on the keyboard of a laptop computer: AlleyCat Comics owner Selene Idell explains the store's new online ordering system Sept. 15, 2020, at the store in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago.


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AlleyCat Comics owner Selene Idell explains the store’s new online ordering system Sept. 15, 2020, at the store in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago.

Art Effect’s bricks-and-mortar business was strong, and selling online seemed like more trouble than it was worth.

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It seemed like the right call until this spring.

When the coronavirus pandemic forced all but essential retail stores to close, Art Effect rushed to get its online store back in business. Fishman has since hired a company to build a new, easier-to-use site.

Small neighborhood retailers used to compete with Amazon by catering to local shoppers who enjoy browsing in person. That’s still true — but in the six months since the pandemic began, a growing number are venturing onto Amazon’s turf.

Most

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