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World’s Aviation and Logistics Changemakers Converge on Hong Kong to Steer Future Development in 2024

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HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 29 August 2023 - Further to the successful completion of the 3rd JCtrans Global Freight Forwarders Expo and International Air Transport Association (IATA) Aviation Day at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE), the world of logistics and aviation is looking to Hong Kong to spearhead industry exchanges and new growth opportunities. Industry experts are inspired by the city's new infrastructure, and its strategic role as an international logistics and aviation hub as well as being an important gateway of the Greater Bay Area (GBA). On top of the home-grown Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC) to be held in November this year, IATA World Cargo Symposium 2024, Aero-Engines Asia-Pacific 2024 and Super Terminal Expo 2024 will all be staged in Hong Kong for the first time. Kenneth Wong, General Manager, MICE & Cruise of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) said "We are thrilled that Hong Kong has become the destination of choice for multiple aviation and logistic events! The city's status as an aviation hub with a globally connected transportation network, a future-proof Airport City development, top-notch convention venues and a gateway to the GBA makes it a strategic choice in the region to host major industry events. " Hong Kong as an aviation hub Located in the heart of Asia, Hong Kong is within five hours' flight of half of the world's population, with Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) providing globally renowned air transport services. It is frequently ranked among the world's busiest international passenger airports as it hosts some 120 airlines; it is also the busiest cargo airport in the world, with cargo throughput of 4.2 million tonnes in 2022, making it one of very few airports that's a leader in both fields. Airport City as a booster for business events To enhance the connectivity with the GBA and the world, HKIA is transforming itself from a city airport to an Airport City. A robust expansion strategy is in place including the Three-runway System that will increase capacity by 50% to be able to serve 120 million passengers and 10 million tonnes of cargo annually. Plans are in hand to strengthen the multimodal network with GBA cities through state-of-the-art cross-boundary infrastructure, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge to ensure seamless travel via Hong Kong, which helps to facilitate more multi-destination exchange and excursions within the region. As part of the Airport City development, AWE - which is located right next to the international airport, is expanding to house the city's largest indoor arena with over 20,000 seats, thus attracting more large-scale events to stage in town. These enhancements position the city as a super-connector to capture more business opportunities of both the lucrative GBA market and the world, providing growth impetus to Hong Kong's MICE industry. Vivian Cheung, Chief Operating Officer, Airport Authority Hong Kong and Hong Kong Convention Ambassador said, "I am thrilled to bring significant industry events to our city, which reflects the role of Hong Kong as a leading aviation, transportation and logistics hub. As a member of the Hong Kong Convention Ambassador programme, I look forward to welcoming even more business events and delegates from around the world." Simon Li, Chairman of AWE commented, "AWE takes immense pride in facilitating transformative dialogues set to redefine the transportation and logistics sectors. The events will demonstrate the unprecedented synergies that can be achieved in all-in-one Lantau, the heart of Hong Kong's transport network, comprises of new hotels, the city's largest hub for retail, dining and entertainment – 11SKIES, and an award-winning MICE venue." IATA World Cargo Symposium to be hosted in Hong Kong for the first time Having been the world's leading air cargo hub for many years, HKIA will be the host airport for the 2024 edition of the IATA World Cargo Symposium in March. The conference is expected to attract over 1,000 attendees from around the world, with the aim of tackling subjects related to technology and innovation, security and customs, cargo operations, and sustainability. Conrad Clifford, Deputy Director General and Corporate Secretary, IATA said, "Hong Kong has the elements needed to retain its status as an important aviation hub for both passengers and air cargo. This includes having a strong hub airline, Cathay Pacific, as well as having the experience and expertise in handling perishable goods, lithium batteries and other dangerous cargo. I am confident that Hong Kong's traffic will return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, three years earlier than previously expected. This is in line with expectations of a faster recovery in the Asia-Pacific region." Super Terminal Expo 2024 inaugural in Hong Kong to capture world's fastest growing market Debuting at AWE in November 2024, Super Terminal Expo 2024 – the first of its kind – will feature dynamic networking opportunities and educational sessions as well as highlight important insights into trends and technologies shaping the future of cargo and passenger terminals, as well as ports, railways and building construction industries. Michael Duck, Executive Vice President of Commercial Development for Informa Markets added: "The Asia-Pacific region is the largest global logistics and passenger transport market, and Hong Kong sits right at its heart. We are delighted to host the inaugural Super Terminal Expo in this thriving market. Right before the flagship exhibition, we will also host Aero-Engines Asia-Pacific 2024 as part of Aviation Week Network's Aero-Engines series in the city in April 2024. These events present a raft of opportunities that will allow businesses to tap into the growing demand for logistics and passenger transportation services." Future Aviation, Transport, Logistics Conventions and Exhibitions Contact Details Hong Kong Tourism Board Ms Ivy Chung +852 2807 6255 Hong Kong Tourism Board Ms Candice Leung +852 2807 6578

August 29, 2023 04:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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9/11 Day nonprofit will host large-scale volunteer service projects in 18 cities for 9/11 in partnership with the federal agency AmeriCorps, NFL and NHL sports teams, and other prominent partners

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9/11 Day, the nonprofit which founded and worked successfully to establish September 11 as an annual National Day of Service and Remembrance under federal law, today announced that it will stage 18 large-scale volunteer projects across the nation in observance of the 22nd anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. More than 20,000 volunteers are expected to participate – the largest number of volunteers ever to sign up for 9/11 Day’s annual meal packing program. 9/11 Day also estimates that, in total, 30 million Americans or more are expected to mark the anniversary of 9/11 by doing good deeds, making September 11 the nation’s largest annual day of charitable engagement. All 18 of 9/11 Day’s Meal Packs will take place on Monday, September 11, 2023. The New York City Meal Pack for 9/11 Day – the largest event of its type in the nation – will take place over two days, September 11 and 12, aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the famous now-retired aircraft carrier docked on the west side of Manhattan. More than 4,500 volunteers representing 120 NY-metro area employers and organizations are expected to participate, packing as many as 1.5 million meals for New Yorkers at risk of hunger. All of the meals packed across the nation will be donated for September’s “Hunger Action Month,” to benefit local Feeding America-affiliated and other food banks that serve these communities. 9/11 Day is partnering with US Hunger, Meals of Hope, Kids Around the World, and The Pack Shack to source the food ingredients that will be assembled into the meals, and to manage meal packing logistics. Locations of this year’s annual 9/11 Day Meal Pack projects are: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Nashville, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, St. Louis, Tampa and Washington, DC. Many of the 9/11 Day Meal Packs will be co-hosted or supported by professional sports teams at stadiums, arenas and other prominent venues. These include Lincoln Financial Field with the Philadelphia Eagles, Mercedes Benz Stadium with AMB Sports + Entertainment, 1STBANK Center with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rapids, and Colorado Mammoth), Enterprise Center with the St. Louis Blues, Yuengling Arena with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Cleveland Browns Stadium, NRG Stadium, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City, Agganis Arena with Boston University, and other well-known locations. Funding for these events is being provided under a grant from AmeriCorps, the governmental agency that oversees the nation’s federal volunteer service programs, along with private sector support from more than 400 companies that have signed on to provide financial assistance, as well as engage their employees as volunteers in the meal packs. These include principal funders Citi, United Airlines, JPMorgan Chase, Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., and KPMG. Other prominent organizations also supporting the 9/11 Day Meal Packs nationally include Nestlé, Stifel, Mizuho, Pfizer, Delta Air Lines, Holland & Knight LLP, Morgan Lewis, RBC and City National Bank, Target, Fox Corporation, SRS Distribution, Zurich Insurance Group, Munich Re US P&C Companies, and IHeart Radio. Turning a Day of Tragedy into a Day of Doing Good Founded by two friends, David Paine and Jay Winuk, soon after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the 9/11 Day nonprofit has gradually transformed the 9/11 anniversary into the largest Day of Service in the United States, now recognized under federal law. Millions of Americans annually observe 9/11 by volunteering, donating to charities of their choice, or engaging in other “good deeds,” many of which are now shared through social media messages posted on September 11, using the hashtag #IWillFor911Day. September 11 and Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday are the only federally designated Days of Service in U.S. history. “Our mission from the outset has been to turn the 9/11 anniversary into a day of doing good, to ensure that something positive comes from the loss of so many people in such a horrible way,” said David Paine, president and co-founder of 9/11 Day. “Each 9/11 we seek to remind all Americans that what we have in common as human beings is far more important and powerful than our perceived differences.” “My brother Glenn Winuk, an attorney and longtime volunteer firefighter/EMT, courageously gave his life on 9/11 in service to others,” said Jay S. Winuk, 9/11 Day executive vice president and co-founder. “This observance is a fitting, inspiring and productive way for millions of Americans to ‘never forget,’ and to honor those killed, sickened, and injured as a result of the 9/11 attacks, and pay tribute to the countless others who rose in service to assist in the rescue and recovery effort and to defend our nation.” “Our lives have been shaped by how we, as a country, came together to respond in the wake of 9/11,” said Michael D. Smith, CEO, AmeriCorps, which provides opportunities for Americans of all backgrounds to serve their country, address the nation’s most pressing challenges, and improve lives and communities. “Through a spirit of unity and an enduring commitment to our most cherished values, the 9/11 Day of Service provides Americans an opportunity to reflect, remember and take action, knowing we’re unstoppable when we stand together.” Engaging the Next Generation of Americans in 9/11 Day Today, one-third of the nation is under the age of 25 – 99,000,000 Americans with no memories of 9/11. Appropriately, 9/11 Day continues to focus heavily on teaching young Americans about the events of 9/11 through messages that promote service and unity. “It is important that future generations of Americans learn not just about the tragedy itself, but also about how the nature of that event brought us together briefly as a nation, where we weren’t Red States or Blue States. We were the United States,” Paine said. On the organization's website,, teachers and others can access a wealth of free educational materials, lesson plans, videos, other activities for students K-12. On Monday, September 11, 9/11 Day will also co-host a free webinar for teachers and students K-12 in partnership with Microsoft’s educational service organization “Flip.” The event, entitled “9/11 Day and the Power of Good Deeds,” will feature Jenna Bush Hager, co-host of NBC's TODAY Show, and the daughter of former President George W. Bush, who was in office at the time of the 9/11 tragedy. Teachers interested in the webinar can register and find more information at In addition, 9/11 Day will be coordinating 12 9/11 Day-related meal packing volunteer events for the first time on 11 college campuses, including at University of Alabama Birmingham, Illinois State University, Monroe College, Prairie View A&M University, Ross State University, University of New England, Boise State University, Harding University, Morgan State University, The Ohio State University, and University of North Georgia. Beginning this week, to help build awareness of the upcoming 9/11 Day observance, the 9/11 Day organization began distributing new 30-second national television and radio public service messages, featuring 9/11 family members, first responders and survivors, encouraging Americans to join together in unity and service in tribute for the 9/11 anniversary. The new PSA campaign is supported by Extreme Reach, National Association of Broadcasters, iHeartRadio, and Nielsen. All of the spots are available for download at the NAB Spot Center, and by contacting Extreme Reach. About 911 Day The 9/11 Day observance was inspired by the spirit of unity, service and shared humanity that arose in the United States and spread around the world following the events of September 11, 2001. Today, the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance - also known as 9/11 Day - stands as a permanent tribute to those lost and injured, and those who rose in service in response to the tragedy. As the largest day of service in the U.S., 9/11 Day reminds us that coming together in a spirit of kindness, no matter our differences, has the power to change lives and, ultimately, our world. Comments from 9/11 Day’s Leading Sponsors: JPMorgan Chase: “We honor the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives on September 11 by putting our values into action and participating in this meaningful, purpose-driven volunteer event. It is a privilege to serve alongside hundreds of New Yorkers to pack meals for food insecure families and individuals, and reflect on the importance of service in recognition of the selfless acts of so many on that day.” - Monica Nation, Regional Director for JPMorgan Chase’s Community & Consumer Bank in New York and co-chair of the firm’s New York City Market Leadership Team Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.: “Reliance serves to show that we will never forget – not just those lost on 9/11, responders and survivors, but those in need every day, in our communities. This year, the Reliance Family of Companies is proud to expand our participation to meal pack events across the country.” - Karla Lewis, President and Chief Executive Officer Citi: “For years, 9/11 Day of Service events have given Citi volunteers the opportunity to remember those lost and honor their memories by giving back, both in New York City and around the country. It’s a privilege to lend our support once again this year.” - Edward Skyler, Head of Enterprise Services and Public Affairs, Citi KPMG: “At KPMG, positively impacting our communities is at the core of who we are and how we live our values. We are proud to team up with 9/11 Day and honor those we love, our heroic first-responders, and all who will be forever impacted by the events of September 11 by supporting equitable access to food through packing meals for those in need.” - Jennifer Flynn Dear, KPMG Managing Director, Community Impact & Alumni Strategies Contact Details 9/11 Day David Paine +1 949-233-0050 Company Website

August 28, 2023 10:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Shiba Inu (SHIB) and Pepe (PEPE) Encounter Selling Pressure; Pomerdoge (POMD) Presale Marks Success

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Some popular cryptocurrencies are going through interesting times lately. Shiba Inu (SHIB) and Pepe (PEPE) are dealing with selling pressure, whereas Pomerdoge is enjoying the success of its presale. Let's take a closer look at the recent events, and see what they mean. Summary Shiba Inu (SHIB) Faces Hiccup with Blockchain Pause, Bounces Back with Safety Measures. Pepe's (PEPE) price fluctuated, held by hopeful investors, still far from its peak at $0.00000116. Pomerdoge's presale success, play-to-earn games, and potential price surge from $0.009 to $0.35 garner attention in a volatile crypto market. Click Here To Find Out More About The Pomerdoge (POMD) Presale Shiba Inu's (SHIB) Journey Faces a Hurdle The journey of Shiba Inu (SHIB) has hit a bumpy patch. Shiba Inu’s (SHIB) special Shibarium Blockchain had to stop adding blocks due to an increased number of transactions. This unexpected pause raised worries about the safety of funds. Thus, they put things on hold. But now, things are back on track for Shiba Inu (SHIB). The creator of Shiba Inu (SHIB), Kaal Dhairya, plans to enhance the system to enable more transactions. Despite this hiccup, Shiba Inu (SHIB) is taking smart steps like getting insurance for $2 million. However, Shiba Inu (SHIB) is priced at $0.00000843, a drop of 73.93% from its best value. Pepe's (PEPE) Price Bounces as Whales Support Pepe's (PEPE) price has been going up and down recently. Pepe (PEPE) went up by 5% because whales showed a lot of interest. The reason Pepe's (PEPE) price is staying stable is because the investors are steadily buying, and not selling. They believe in Pepe's (PEPE) future, so they're holding onto it even when the market isn't doing well. This shows they're hopeful about Pepe's (PEPE) long-term success. It's difficult to predict what Pepe's (PEPE) price will do in the short term. But in the past, Pepe (PEPE) has been fluctuating. Moreover, Pepe (PEPE) is worth $0.00000116, which is about 70% lower than its highest value. Pomerdoge (POMD) Thrives Amid Crypto Ups and Downs with Strong Presale and Gaming Triumph Amidst the ups and downs of the crypto market, Pomerdoge emerges as a success story. The platform's presale has captured attention, selling over 120 million POMD tokens, and raising over $980,000. Furthermore, Investors are intrigued by Pomerdoge's unique play-to-earn gaming setup, featuring avatars inspired by meme coins. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Take a look at our current competition within our telegram group where 3 users will each win $5,000 each in POMD tokens<a href=""></a><br><br>Be there or be square <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Pomerdoge (@pomerdoge) <a href="">August 23, 2023</a></blockquote> <script async src="" charset="utf-8"></script> The core of this setup, the Pomergame, created by skilled gaming professionals, provides opportunities for earnings. Collectibles and rewards from the game can be turned into cash on the marketplace. Moreover, the game regularly hosts contests and giveaways with prizes reaching up to $100,000. Additionally, experts anticipate Pomerdoge's gaming ecosystem to drive a price surge, possibly taking the current token value of $0.009 to an impressive $0.35. This optimism grows as more games integrate into the expanding universe of the project. Furthermore, blockchain gaming dominance increased from 43% in Q4 of 2022 to 46% in Q1 of 2023, and POMD is well-positioned to capitalize on this trend. Find out more about the Pomerdoge (POMD) Presale Today Website: Telegram Community: Contact Details Pomerdoge Marketing Team

August 25, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Uncorking Opportunities: Vint’s Innovative Approach To Fine Wine Investment Accessibility


By James Wells, Benzinga Stay up to date with the latest on Vint here As the lines between the physical and digital worlds blur, barriers to investment accessibility are crumbling. This shift is democratizing the investment landscape, making both mainstream and niche industries accessible not just to the elite but to the average investor as well. With the advent of new investing technology, platforms like Vint are leading a revolution in investment accessibility. By unlocking doors to lucrative alternative assets such as fine wine, they're transforming the way retail consumers perceive and approach investments. This shift goes beyond mere trends; it enables the common investor to manage a portfolio that's hedged, diversified and optimized for growth – just like an institutional investor. A fine wine index called Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 GREW in value during the Great Recession. Premium liquor has been moving to the beat of its own drum. Click here to invest in curated casks/collections. The New Horizon: Investment Accessibility In A Digital Age In the traditional investment arena, certain asset classes like real estate, private equity and fine wine have historically largely been reserved for the wealthy and institutional investors due to significant capital requirements. This exclusivity not only limited lucrative opportunities but also marginalized a large segment of the population. As a result, the prospect of wealth diversification and strong financial growth remained inaccessible to many, reinforcing a system that favored the financially privileged and restricted broader participation in alternative investment classes. Accessibility in investment is essential for several reasons: Wealth & Retirement: Wise and consistent investing enables wealth-building and financially sustainable retirement. Opportunities: Increased accessibility provides more opportunities for average consumers. Profitability: More participation drives economic growth, benefiting both financial institutions and individual investors. The digital age has heralded a new era of investment accessibility, dismantling traditional barriers through innovations like fractional ownership. This groundbreaking approach allows investors to own a portion of an asset, transforming previously unattainable investments into opportunities accessible to a wider audience. Vint's Revolution: Democratizing Fine Wine Investment Wine enthusiasts may dream of owning a 1900 Chateau Margaux or a Glenfiddich 50-year-old scotch, priced at $25,000 and $30,000 respectively. However, these treasures are often beyond the reach of the typical wine enjoyer and investor. Vint, an investment platform enabling fractional ownership, solves this problem by making rare collections accessible. By offering shares priced as low as $100, Vint opens the wine and spirits market to a broader audience. Investors can sign up with Vint in minutes to access a curated list of collections. The process is user-friendly. Investors browse selections crafted based on market trends and appreciation potential. Vint manages all investment management aspects, from temperature-controlled storage to buying and selling logistics. With fractional ownership, average investors can now tap into the unique advantages of fine wine exposure: Historically Consistent Returns: Fine wine has yielded a 13.6% annualized return over the past 15 years, offering the potential to double an investment in roughly six to seven years. Low Correlation With Traditional Markets: Fine wine and spirits provide a low correlation with traditional assets, making them an excellent addition to a diversified portfolio. Low Volatility: The value of wine typically increases as bottles become rarer over time, reducing price volatility. This supply and demand imbalance makes wine and spirits an attractive option for risk-averse investors. A Taste Of Success: The Impact Of Lower Capital Requirements Vint operates at the crossroads of technology and fine wine investing. Lower capital requirements in the fine wine market, as facilitated by Vint's platform, have a multifaceted impact that extends beyond just financial accessibility. Here's how: Diversification And Risk Management: Vint's fractional ownership model allows diversification across various wines and spirits, with capital requirements as low as $100 per share, enhancing potential returns and spreading risk exposure. Liquidity And Accessibility: Vint's approach infuses the traditionally illiquid fine wine market with liquidity, democratizing access to premium products like Japanese whiskey from Karuizawa or the 288-bottle collection of Haut Brion and La Mission. Market Growth And Education: Vint's lowered barriers stimulate demand in the fine wine market, fostering growth and expanding the customer base, boosting exclusivity and encouraging a new segment of wine enthusiasts to engage with the market. However, while democratizing access, investors must remain aware of risks such as market volatility, provenance issues and storage costs. A Vintage Opportunity: Vint Finance's Pioneering Pathway Vint's platform pioneers a blend of innovation and tradition, transforming engagement with the traditionally exclusive fine wine asset class. By lowering capital requirements, Vint not only broadens investment opportunities but also fosters inclusivity, diversification and potential portfolio growth. Read Next: Making Money With Whiskey And Wine? Fractional Ownership Player Democratizes Wine And Spirits Investing Young, Rich Americans Don't Trust the Stock Market, So They're Turning to Alternative Assets to Amplify Their Wealth Founded in 2019, Vint set out to financialize fine wine and spirits and create a new asset class. Vint received SEC qualification in 2021, thereby creating the first fully-transparent, efficient platform for wine, spirits, and futures collection investing. Vint offers expert-curated, thematic collections of fine wine & spirits to institutional, accredited, and non-accredited investors. Since launching, Vint has securitized and offered over $6M worth of assets. Through Q3 2022, Vint has generated returns of 28.3% for asset exits on a net annualized basis since inception. Vint is backed by leading investors Montage Ventures, MS&AD Ventures, Goat Rodeo Capital, Fintech Ventures & Slow Ventures. To learn more about Vint, visit This post contains sponsored content. This content is for informational purposes only and not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Brady Weller Company Website

August 25, 2023 09:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Trailblazing DFS Platform GameBlazers Launches for 2023 Football Season


GameBlazers, a brand new fantasy game empowering sports fans to create and manage their own experience, today announced that its groundbreaking platform is live for the 2023 football season. Users can start playing now at Instead of picking players in a traditional draft, users build their rosters by purchasing digitally-based Athlete Items in Item Packs or individually on the built-in marketplace. Users can then enter them in different season-long or weekly gaming structures for prizes and rewards. To further set itself apart from traditional fantasy, there isn’t just one of each Athlete Item available in the GameBlazers’ ecosystem. Player Items have a Multiplier assigned to them, so every point an Item earns is then multiplied by 1.0 through 1.5, increasing in.1 increments. This unique feature allows Athletes that might be lower on the Top 100 to become more valuable, which makes for a deeper and expanded player pool. “The way we enjoy video games, music and other forms of entertainment along with how we collect, trade and manage assets have all adapted to the modern age, but fantasy sports has seen little advancement in two decades,” said Rourke Sturthers, CEO of GameBlazers. “Our goal with GameBlazers is to create a platform that truly bridges the gap between the modern and future worlds of fantasy sports into a first-of-its-kind user experience. GameBlazers looks to modernize fantasy sports entirely. Our innovative gameplay mechanics gives players the opportunity to be the Owner, GM and Coach of their fantasy franchise.” Once an Item Pack is opened, Items can be used in lineups and other gaming structures, or sold in the GameBlazers marketplace. While not NFTs, Users will have a wallet, or Roster, where Items will live, enabling them to grow their collection without constraints on Roster size. Another gameplay mechanic where GameBlazers differentiates itself is the lifetime of Player Items. Some of the items have an “unlimited” lifetime, expiring only after the Athlete retires and can be used from season to season. Others will have a lifetime duration of 12-months from the Pack open date. GameBlazers has also taken concepts from the video game world and added battle pass-like mechanics to the ecosystem, rewarding Users over time for regular participation. Recently, GameBlazers signed agreements with Full Moon Sports Solutions and Raging Moose to help with partnerships, licensing, and product development of the platform. Full Moon Sports Solutions is a strategy consulting firm specializing in business and product development for the fantasy, gaming and sports betting industry and has aided in developing strategic partnerships and licensing opportunities with professional sports leagues and associations. Raging Moose is a technology consulting group specializing in game design and gameplay mechanics. Having worked on FIFA Ultimate Team, the group is assisting GameBlazers in developing a proprietary Item Distribution Framework that assigns the Athletes, Multipliers, Rarities and other forms of metadata to the in-game Items. Sign up to play and read more about the platform on About GameBlazers GameBlazers is a new sports gaming platform bridging the gap between the digital and physical worlds into a first-of-its-kind user experience. GameBlazers blends the best elements of fantasy sports, sports gaming, and collectible in-game items to create a more sustainable and more engaging gameplay. GameBlazers enables innovative gameplay mechanics that give Players the opportunity to be the Owner, GM and Coach of their Fantasy Franchise. For more information or to join the beta, please visit: Contact Details Sterling Randle Company Website

August 25, 2023 09:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Three of the Best Passive Income Altcoins: Vechain (VET), Lido DAO (LDO), Everlodge (ELDG)

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In the dynamic realm of cryptocurrencies, there are select altcoins that stand out for their potential to provide passive income. Among these, Vechain (VET), Everlodge (ELDG), and Lido DAO (LDO) are prominent names that have gained traction. Particularly, Everlodge piques interest as it is currently in its presale phase, presenting a golden opportunity for early investors to get involved in what could be a promising source of steady earnings. Join the Everlodge presale and win a luxury holiday to the Maldives Everlodge (ELDG): A Fresh Take on Property Investments By introducing fractional property ownership through Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), Everlodge promises a tantalizing proposition: owning a slice of luxury properties, like a $9 million New York apartment, for an investment as low as $100. Real estate, traditionally considered one of the most stable investments, combined with the agility and flexibility of blockchain, has created a formula that's attracting millionaires like magnets. They see it not only as a chance to diversify their portfolios but as an opportunity to be part of an innovative wave set to revolutionize property investments. Everlodge's property NFTs, backed by tangible assets, offer an unparalleled level of security in the crypto space. The digital tokens represent real estate ownership, which can be traded or sold seamlessly on the platform. But that's not all. The Rewards Club feature allows investors to earn complimentary stays in luxurious properties, further blurring the lines between luxury experiences and investment assets. Members can even "flip" their earned nights, introducing yet another source of passive income. The currency of this novel ecosystem, the ELDG token, is the linchpin that holds all these features together. Holders can even stake their ELDG for passive income staking rewards. For early investors, the potential upside is enormous. The token's initial offering at a mere $0.010 during phase 1 of the presale allows investors to get on board at the lowest price point possible. With all these features — real estate-backed NFTs, rewards club, staking opportunities — there's no doubt that Everlodge is one of the best passive income altcoins in the market today. Analysts can see the ELDG token rising to $1.00 as it begins to pick up steam. Vechain (VET): Simplified Rewards with Mobile Wallet VeChain is a blockchain-based platform that was founded in 2015 with the aim of disrupting the supply chain industry. Vechain has become one of the leading players in this space due to its innovative use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and smart contracts. VeChain works on a dual-token model, in which the VTHO token is used to power transactions within the platform. This creates a passive income stream for holders of the native VET token by incentivizing them to hold their tokens instead of selling them on exchanges. All staking can be done via the mobile wallet, so users don't need to invest in specialized hardware or make any technical knowledge. Furthermore, the staking rewards are distributed on a daily basis, so users can quickly start earning income from their VeChain holdings. The only downside is the slow bleed in the VeChain price. After hitting $0.28 in 2021, VeChain has fallen 94% to a current price of just $0.01663. Analysts see the VeChain price oscillating between $0.010 and $0.020 until a crypto-wide bull run emerges. Lido DAO (LDO): Decentralized Earnings, But a Shift to Everlodge (ELDG) Presale Lido DAO is the leading decentralized staking infrastructure. In Q1 2023, Lido DAO soared from a mere $0.93 to an impressive $3.32, primarily driven by excitement surrounding the Lido V2 protocol. However, this meteoric rise was ephemeral, with Lido DAO retracing to its present rate of $1.67. Technical analysis indicates that Lido DAO is ensnared within a symmetrical triangle pattern, a formation that typically heralds a notable price shift. As the pattern's climax approaches at the end of August, Lido DAO market participants remain on tenterhooks, forecasting either an upward thrust revisiting the $3.32 mark or a downward drift to the $1.00 Lido DAO support zone. On the other hand, Everlodge has successfully resisted Bitcoin's bearish undertow, consistently climbing and distinguishing itself from the prevailing market trajectory. Such tenacity could pique the interest of Lido DAO investors scouting for promising prospects amidst turbulent times. Find out more about the Everlodge (ELDG) Presale Website: Telegram: Contact Details Everlodge Team

August 25, 2023 04:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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

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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 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 for more information. Contact Details Leslie Oliver +1 303-810-6326 Company Website

August 24, 2023 02:24 PM Mountain Daylight Time

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Back-to-School Nutrition SOS: Tackling the Uneaten Lunch Dilemma with Smart Nutrition Solutions


When it comes to parenting, ensuring your child's nutrition is a top priority. But what do you do when lunchboxes come home virtually untouched? Recently, Childhood Nutrition Expert Dr. Nicole Avena participated in a satellite media tour campaign to share insights on how to conquer the lunchtime challenge and ensure your kids are getting the nutrients they need. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: During back-to-school season, a major concern among parents is whether their child is getting enough nutrients, especially when they come home with a full lunch box. SmartyPants Vitamins are the perfect addition to your family’s routine. As the preferred vitamin brand for parents of picky eaters, SmartyPants is industry-leading in the comprehensiveness of its formulations, its transparency, and advocacy, with 40+ Clean Label Project® certified products rid of GMOs and synthetic colors. Their Kids Formula and Kids Formula & Fiber are made with Vitamin D3 for immune support, and their Kids Prebiotic & Probiotic Immunity Formula is made with two strains of probiotics to support digestive health and the immune system. Additionally, SmartyPants’ Vitamins will appeal to even the pickiest eaters with their great taste (like Strawberry Crème for the Prebiotic & Probiotic Immunity Formula and Lemon, Orange, and Strawberry Banana for the Kids Formula) in a delicious gummy they’ll actually enjoy taking day after day. What's more - SmartyPants also offers a premium Women's Formula to help mom to stay on her A game during this busy, stressful time frame. SmartyPants Vitamins are available nationwide in-store and online at dozens of major retailers and on Amazon. For more information about SmartyPants visit ------------------------------------------------------ *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. DR. NICOLE AVENA BIO As a member of SmartyPants Vitamins' Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Nicole Avena is a research neuroscientist and expert in the fields of childhood nutrition, diet during pregnancy, and food addiction. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology and Neuroscience from Princeton University, completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Rockefeller University, and is presently Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City and a Visiting Professor in Health Psychology at Princeton University. In addition to a number of best-selling books, including What to Eat When You Want to Get Pregnant, and over 90 scholarly journal articles, she regularly appears on a variety of television and radio programs. ABOUT SMARTYPANTS VITAMINS Founded in 2011, SmartyPants Vitamins is a purpose-led supplement brand on a mission to simplify health for families without sacrificing quality. As the best vitamin brand for kids and families, SmartyPants supplements are formulated with premium nutrients and high-quality ingredients—and a delicious taste and texture that appeals to picky eaters. All SmartyPants supplements are third-party lab tested for purity, potency and safety. From its inception, SmartyPants has generated life-changing nutrient donations for women and children in the U.S. and globally via the brand’s partnership with Vitamin Angels. To learn more, visit or check out @smartypants on Instagram. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727

August 24, 2023 12:02 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Commission-Free Battle: Is Tradecurve a Stronger Alternative to WeBull?

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The trading world is witnessing a revolution with the rise of commission-free platforms, democratizing access to financial markets like never before. In this new era, Tradecurve and WeBull are two platforms that have caught the attention of traders and investors alike. Tradecurve, with its innovative hybrid model, promises to blend the best of centralized and decentralized trading. WeBull, on the other hand, has already made a mark with its user-friendly interface and commission-free offerings. This article aims to dissect these two platforms, comparing their features, benefits, and potential drawbacks to determine whether Tradecurve could emerge as a stronger alternative to WeBull in the commission-free trading arena. Tradecurve: The Cutting Edge of Trading Tech Tradecurve is a new and ambitious trading platform that aims to redefine the trading landscape by combining the best elements of both centralized and decentralized exchanges. With a vision to remove barriers to entry and provide a seamless trading experience, Tradecurve's key features include: Hybrid Trading Model: Tradecurve's unique approach integrates centralized and decentralized features, allowing users to trade cryptocurrencies, stocks, forex, and commodities all from one account. This hybrid model aims to offer deep liquidity, anonymity, and fast execution. High Leverage: Starting from 500:1 leverage, Tradecurve provides traders with the opportunity to control larger positions with a smaller amount of capital. While this can amplify profits, it also comes with increased risks, especially for inexperienced traders. No KYC Requirements: Tradecurve emphasizes privacy by allowing users to deposit crypto and trade derivatives without completing strenuous KYC requirements. This feature caters to privacy-conscious traders and simplifies the onboarding process. Algorithmic and AI Trading: With plans to introduce algorithmic trading, Tradecurve will enable users to utilize algorithms and AI to trade strategically. This innovation aims to provide both novice and experienced traders with cutting-edge tools for optimized trading. Anonymity and Privacy Focus: Recognizing the importance of privacy in trading, Tradecurve's hybrid platform is designed to protect users' privacy through DeFi capabilities, creating an environment where trading with full anonymity is possible. Tradecurve's vision and planned features represent a bold step towards a new era of trading. As it moves towards its launch, the anticipation surrounding its unique offerings continues to grow, attracting attention from traders seeking innovation and flexibility. WeBull: An Established Player WeBull stands as a well-established trading platform known for its commission-free trading and user-friendly experience. Catering to both beginners and seasoned investors, WeBull's key features include: Wide Range of Investment Options: WeBull offers a diverse selection of investment options, including stocks, options, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies. This wide asset range provides flexibility and caters to various investment strategies. Advanced Charting Tools: For traders seeking in-depth analysis, WeBull provides advanced charting tools with real-time data, technical indicators, and customizable layouts. These tools enhance the trading experience and support informed decision-making. Educational Resources: WeBull offers a wealth of educational resources, including tutorials, articles, and webinars. These materials support continuous learning and empower users to trade with confidence. User-Friendly Mobile App: Designed with accessibility in mind, WeBull's mobile app provides a seamless trading experience on the go. Its intuitive interface and robust features make trading accessible and convenient. Regulation and Security Measures: Operating under strict regulatory compliance, WeBull employs robust security measures to protect users' funds and personal information. This commitment to safety and trustworthiness builds confidence among its user base. Comparing WeBull and Tradecurve Commission-Free Trading: Both Tradecurve and WeBull promote commission-free trading, but the details may vary. While Tradecurve's specific fee structure is yet to be revealed, WeBull offers commission-free trading on stocks, options, and ETFs, with transparent pricing on other assets. Trading Options and Assets: Tradecurve's hybrid model aims to provide a wide range of assets, including cryptocurrencies, stocks, forex, and commodities. WeBull also offers a diverse selection but focuses more on traditional assets and cryptocurrencies. Technology and Tools: Tradecurve plans to introduce algorithmic and AI trading, while WeBull provides advanced charting tools. These different technological approaches cater to various trading styles and preferences. User Experience: Tradecurve's emphasis on anonymity and high leverage may appeal to specific market segments. WeBull's user-friendly interface and mobile app make it accessible to a broader audience. Security and Compliance: Tradecurve's hybrid model aims to provide security through decentralized features. WeBull operates under strict regulatory compliance, offering robust security measures. Education and Resources: While Tradecurve plans to launch a trading academy, WeBull already offers extensive educational resources and support for continuous learning. Accessibility and Flexibility: Tradecurve's no-KYC policy and crypto collateral options cater to privacy-conscious traders. WeBull's diverse asset offerings and user-friendly design provide flexibility to a wide range of users. Pros and Cons of WeBull and Tradecurve Tradecurve: Pros: Innovative hybrid model. High leverage options. Planned cutting-edge features. Focus on anonymity. Cons: Not yet launched. High leverage may pose risks. WeBull: Pros: Established and reputable platform. Advanced charting tools. Wide range of assets. Comprehensive educational resources. Cons: May lack some innovative features planned by Tradecurve. The comparison between Tradecurve and WeBull reveals two distinct approaches to commission-free trading. Tradecurve's innovative vision, with its blend of centralized and decentralized features, represents a promising new direction. WeBull's established presence, user-friendly design, and comprehensive offerings have already proven successful. Choosing between these platforms will depend on individual preferences, trading goals, and values. Tradecurve's planned features and high leverage may attract experienced and privacy-conscious traders, while WeBull's accessibility and educational resources may appeal to a broader audience. 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August 24, 2023 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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