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Ready to Plan Your Summer Travel? Here Is What You Need to Know When Booking Your Stays

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With the unofficial start of summer now just weeks away, you might be wondering what are the new summer travel trends and destinations to take into account? And how can one plan ahead and make sure that their summer trip is stress-free? Recently, Senior Communications Lead for North America for Airbnb, Liz DeBold Fusco conducted a satellite media tour to share travel tips and talk about the Airbnb 2022 Summer Release. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/Dy1egHtkpdI The Airbnb 2022 Summer Release represents the biggest change to Airbnb in a decade. It includes: Airbnb Categories - A new way to search that makes it easy to discover millions of homes you never knew existed. Split Stays - An innovative feature that provides more options for longer stays by splitting your trip between two homes. AirCover for guests - The most comprehensive protection in travel, included for free with every stay. Airbnb Categories Millions of people are now more flexible about where they live and work. But travel search has been the same for 25 years — you enter a location and dates into a search box. Most of us can only think of a few dozen cities to type into the search box, but there are Airbnbs in 100,000 towns and cities around the world. That’s why Airbnb is introducing a new way to search designed around Airbnb Categories, making it easy to discover millions of unique homes you never knew existed. When you open Airbnb, you’re presented with 56 categories that organize homes based on their style, location, or proximity to a travel activity. When you search for a destination, your search results are also organized by categories that are relevant to that destination. As you view different categories, the map intelligently zooms to show you where the homes are located. To create Airbnb Categories, Airbnb evaluates millions of homes using machine learning to analyze titles, written descriptions, photo captions, structured data from Hosts, and reviews from guests. Members of Airbnb's curation team review listings and hand-pick featured photos — so if a listing is in the Amazing Pools Category, the first photo shows a pool. Then, each category goes through a final check to help ensure consistency and photo quality. The 56 Airbnb Categories include more than 4 million unique homes that are made possible by our Hosts all around the world. Airbnb Categories organize homes by what makes them unique, which helps people discover places they wouldn't have otherwise found. This can help alleviate over-tourism by redistributing travel to new locations beyond the same popular destinations. Split Stays In the last three months, nearly half of nights booked on Airbnb were for trips of a week or more. That's why Aibnb created Split Stays, an innovative feature that splits your trip between two homes. With Split Stays, you will typically see around 40% more listings when searching for longer stays. When searching a specific destination, Split Stays automatically appear in your search results. They also appear within 14 categories — including Camping, National Parks, Skiing, and Surfing — to inspire you to stay in two destinations as part of a longer trip. For example, when browsing the National Parks Category, Split Stays might suggest a pair of homes near Zion National Park and Grand Canyon. When viewing Split Stays on a map, an animated line visually connects the two homes to show you the distance between them and the sequence of the stays. Once you select a Split Stay, you’re guided through an easy-to-use interface to book each stay, one home at a time. AirCover for Guests This summer, millions of people will travel for the first time since the start of the pandemic. That's why Airbnb created AirCover, the most comprehensive protection in travel. AirCover is always included and always free, and it represents the biggest upgrade to Airbnb customer service in a decade. With AirCover, you're covered by four protections every time you stay on Airbnb: Booking Protection Guarantee - In the unlikely event a Host needs to cancel your booking within 30 days of check-in, Airbnb will find you a similar or better home, or they’ll refund you. Check-In Guarantee - If you can’t check into your home and the Host cannot resolve the issue, Airbnb will find you a similar or better home for the length of your original stay, or they’ll refund you. Get-What-You-Booked Guarantee - If at any time during your stay you find your listing isn't as advertised — for example, the refrigerator stops working and your Host can’t easily fix it, or there are fewer bedrooms than listed — you'll have three days to report it and Airbnb will find you a similar or better home, or they’ll refund you. 24-hour Safety Line - If you ever feel unsafe, you’ll get priority access to specially-trained safety agents, day or night. AirCover has been designed directly into the Airbnb app and website, making it easy for you to contact an agent and resolve issues quickly. Airbnb created a team of specially trained agents for last-minute rebooking assistance. The platform also significantly expanded their 24-hour safety line to cover 16 languages. To find out more about the Airbnb 2022 Summer Release, go to airbnb.com. About Liz DeBold Fusco Liz DeBold Fusco is a Senior Communications Lead for North America for Airbnb. Prior to that, she was a Vice President at SKDKnickerbocker, a national public affairs firm, where she provided strategic communications guidance to organizations ranging from the NAACP and Demos to The Rockefeller Foundation and AT&T. Liz has also worked for the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City and New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray as well as the New York State Attorney General. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

May 18, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Guide to a Lush Lawn and Bountiful Garden

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Lawn and garden season is here, and despite the late start to spring, now is the perfect time to plant and seed for the coming months. Recently, Turf Scientist at Scotts, Phil Dwyer, and Horticulturist at Miracle-Gro, Amy Enfield, participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss their top tips for getting your lawn and garden ready this spring. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/m0X3d6p3WzU When it comes to lawn care, the key thing is not to wait too long. In most parts of the country, spring has gotten off to a chilly start, but it’s important to not squander these prep weeks. The first thing to do is ask yourself whether you want to grow new grass - whether that is a large area or simply to cover some bare spots in your lawn – or are you simply looking to prevent weeds and have a thicker, healthier lawn overall. That question will help you narrow down what products you should be looking at. There are also several combo products like Scotts Triple Action and Scotts Rapid Grass that can address multiple lawn care needs in one bag. Always remember, lawns love nutrition and need to be fed. Another tip is for people to know the type of grass they have in their yard and a general sense for the condition of the soil. Many products are unique to specific grass types, and you may benefit from a product that enhances the condition of your soil. Finally, if you are planting new grass seed, don’t forget to water daily - it’s the number one mistake homeowners make when growing new grass. As for gardening, it may seem intimidating at first, but with the right products and a little bit of planning, getting beautiful results in your garden is really very simple. In the spring, the first thing to do is walk your garden and flower beds to plot out any new plants and flowers you’d like to add. Take note of how much sunlight touches the different areas you want to plant as sun exposure will really help narrow down your plant selection. Before planting, make sure the quality of the soil is good - whether in an inground flower bed, container, or raised bed. Miracle-Gro has a line of different soils specifically designed for each of these growing environments. And once you’ve planted your garden, don’t forget to feed your plants. As plants grow, they deplete the nutrients in the soil, but Miracle-Gro’s extensive line of plant food will help replenish those nutrients and keep your plants healthy all summer long. You can find more information on scotts.com and miraclegro.com. Right now, there is also a limited time promotion running on both websites for 30% off orders over $50, so head over and check it out. About Phil Dwyer: PhD Scotts R&D Lawns Research Principal works to develop new products and ways to help educate homeowners on how to succeed at caring for their lawns. Primary focus at Scotts is on lawn nutrition, disease management, new lawn establishment, water conservation and environmental research. A Graduate from MSU in Turfgrass Management with an MS and PhD in Turfgrass Pathology. About Amy Enfield: PhD Amy has over 25 years of experience in the Lawn & Garden industry. She has a BS and MS in Horticulture from Michigan State University and PhD in Plant & Environmental Sciences from Clemson University. She is responsible for driving live goods research for direct to consumer businesses and specializes in houseplants and succulents Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

May 17, 2022 03:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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BBQ Lovers, Start Your Appetites! Everett and Jones Opening at Graton Resort & Casino

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Sonoma County’s Graton Resort & Casino announced today that it will open an Everett and Jones Barbeque restaurant in the summer of 2022. It will be the newest addition to the Everett and Jones Barbeque family of restaurants. “Everett and Jones will be a great addition to our diverse family of restaurants,” said Mario Maesano, vice president of marketing of Graton Resort & Casino, the 200-room, 65-acre resort with a full-service gaming experience. “Everett and Jones has long been recognized as one of the top barbecue restaurants in the Bay Area. We are thrilled to welcome them to Graton Resort and Casino.” Renowned for its signature homemade beef links and pork ribs, Everett and Jones started in Oakland with their first location opening at 92nd Avenue. In 1974, Everett and Jones opened a second restaurant on the corner of University and San Pablo Avenues in Berkeley, and a third opened in 1975. Popular dishes include chicken, pork ribs, beef links, beef brisket with side dishes, mac & cheese, BBQ beans, potato salad and green beans. Founder’s story Dorothy Everett started Everett and Jones in Oakland in 1973 with her eight daughters, son and son-in-law, Jones. Dorothy realized if she wanted to get authentic barbeque sauce in the Bay Area, she would need to make it herself. Dorothy and her husband, Cleveland, moved from Alabama to California in 1952 looking for a better life. When Cleveland and Dorothy separated eight years later, Dorothy took care of the children and worked part-time tending a smoke pit at Jenkin’s Bar-B-Que on the famous 7 th Street in West Oakland. She later left Jenkins and became the manager for Flint’s Barbeque. Dorothy borrowed money from her best friend Cora and Harry Mock, of Fair Deal Market to start her own barbecue restaurant, and the first location of Everett and Jones opened. Dorothy named the restaurant after the maiden names of her children. Guide to the Good Life named Everett and Jones one of the top five of the 2022 Best Barbecue Restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area. Everett and Jones’ “Super Q Barbeque Sauce” is a staple at all three restaurants and available wherever barbecue sauces are sold. About Graton Resort & Casino Located in Sonoma County, Graton Resort & Casino has a commanding presence among the rolling hills of Northern California's wine country. Owned and operated by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, Graton Resort & Casino features table games, the latest slot machines, upscale and casual dining, plus entertainment options for visitors and locals alike. For more information, please visit www.gratonresortcasino.com. ### Contact Details Landis Communications Inc. Brianne Miller +1 650-575-7727 graton@landispr.com Company Website https://www.gratonresortcasino.com/

May 17, 2022 08:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Intus Care Announces Technical Assistance and Consulting Services to Support PACE Programs in Achieving Better Participant and Organizational Outcomes

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Intus Care, developer of an innovative predictive analytics platform designed for geriatric health, announced today they now offer Technical Assistance and Consulting (TAC) services. These services are aimed at helping PACE programs achieve growth, streamline operations, improve clinical outcomes, reduce unnecessary service utilization costs, and other functional strategies. Intus Care’s team of leading PACE experts will take a hands-on approach alongside PACE programs’ leadership teams and staff to execute and complete project work plans. Intus Care augments improvement projects with organizational data to assist in identifying valid issues and opportunities within a PACE program. “Everyone at Intus Care is personally invested in PACE’s mission of providing quality care to dual Medicare/Medicaid and special needs participants, and we share a vision with PACE to improve clinical outcomes through data and to grow their unique model of care across the country,” said Robbie Felton, chief executive officer, Intus Care. “We are proud to have cultivated a topnotch team comprised of PACE experts that will work hand-in-hand with our PACE partners to help them develop, optimize, and grow their programs.” PACE North in Traverse City, Michigan, has been one of the first programs to utilize Intus Care’s TAC services. Intus Care’s Chief Strategy Officer, Laura Ferrara, has worked closely with PACE North’s leadership team in preparation for their next CMS audit to facilitate new committees, manage interdisciplinary teams, and leverage data to identify the root causes of high utilization events and mitigate proactively. PACE North assisted five (5) participants who were experiencing recurrent falls to decrease falls by 81% between March and April of 2022 based on updated processes. ( See case study ). “By working with Intus Care, we’ve been able to translate data into actions in order to be more proactive when it comes to protecting at-risk participants,” said Michelle Reardon, quality assurance director, PACE North. “Intus Care’s team have provided us a practical, rather than theoretical, roadmap to success which is highly effective towards achieving better health outcomes for our participants.” Intus Care’s TAC services include (but are not limited to): CMS Audit Preparation, Mock Audit Proposals, and Remediation Quality, Compliance, and Utilization Management Program Development Operational Management and Growth The rollout of TAC services will help PACE programs across the country address organizational issues and implement strategies to incorporate the use of patient data into daily operations. Its technology is currently part of PACE plans in seven (7) states and it has recently entered a Letter of Understanding with the National Pace Association to pursue a strategic partnership. Contact us today to discuss what Intus Care can do for your PACE organization. About Intus Care Intus Care synthesizes data to improve care and reduce hospitalizations for some of the most socially vulnerable and clinically complex patients in today’s healthcare system – senior citizens. The company has created a unique data-driven predictive analytics platform designed for organizations such as PACE programs, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and home care agencies. It easily integrates with existing electronic health records, claims, and financial software to automatically extract and analyze data. By highlighting participant risk and care-focused information, the Intus Care software empowers clinicians, nurses, and other care providers by informing decisions that improve outcomes. Learn more at http://www.intuscare.com/. Contact Details SVM Public Relations Jordan Bouclin and Erika Harris +1 401-490-9700 intuscare@svmpr.com Company Website https://www.intuscare.com/

May 17, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Combatting Planned Obsolescence Trendevice Opens New Stores Across Italy

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TrenDevice, a company that sells refurbished phones, tablets, and other devices in retail stores and online, is opening its 3rd store in Rome this month. The company has seen a 147% growth in revenue in Q1 of 2022, and plans to have 6 stores in Italy by the end of the year. www.trendevice.com In a market where planned obsolescence is the norm, TrenDevice offers a unique sustainable solution. TrenDevice is one of the fastest-growing device refurbishment companies, with a mission to extend the life cycle of high-end hi-tech devices by bridging the gap between manufacturers and consumers. In addition to offering devices to consumers in stores and online, TrenDevice has also recently launched a device rental program for individuals, freelancers, and companies starting at 9,90€ per month. TrenDevice is revolutionizing the device market, offering an alternative to the practices of tech giants like Apple. While these companies base their business on creating new products every year and restricting access to key parts, TrenDevice is working to create a circular economy that puts sustainability at the center of the device market. Their business is seeing results, with more than 100.000 devices sold and over 2.400 tons of CO2 saved. TrenDevice takes care of the whole product lifecycle, providing in-house refurbishment operations done by the company’s specially-trained technicians. They also manage buyback, product testing, stock management, sales support, and all other aspects of the process through their proprietary ERP and CRM solution. TrenDevice was founded by ecommerce veterans Alessandro Palmisano and Antonio Capaldo. The idea for the company was born during a trip to Silicon Valley in 2013, and within the year, revenues were already at 100.000€. In addition to opening additional stores in Italy, they plan to launch e-commerce operations in Belgium in 2022. Contact Details Spriano Communication & Partners, Press Office Fiorella Girardo +39 348 857 7766 fgirardo@sprianocommunication.com

May 17, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Introducing Biebs Brew! The much-anticipated next collab between Justin Bieber and Tim Hortons is a co-created French Vanilla-flavored Cold Brew coffee

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The wait is almost over – starting June 6, Tim Hortons guests across Canada and the United States can try Justin Bieber’s next Tims-inspired creation! The first part of the Tims x Justin Bieber collab was focused on Justin putting his own spin on his favorite treats at Tim Hortons: bite-sized Timbits donuts. This time, Justin and Tims developed a new twist on what the iconic brand is best known for: brewing the perfect cup of coffee. In product brainstorms with the Tims team for the second collab, Justin shared that he prefers his coffee on ice, which led to working on a new flavor of Tim Hortons Cold Brew, which is made with 100 percent premium Arabica beans and is steeped for 16 hours to enhance the bold and smooth flavor. Also inspired by a slight sweet tooth and his love for hints of delicious vanilla flavoring in his coffee, Justin and our beverage innovation team developed a creamy French Vanilla flavor to go with our Cold Brew. Biebs Brew is the perfect blend of those two beloved Tims flavors. "We couldn't stop at Timbiebs, we needed a Biebs Brew too. And we are bringing both to Tims next month,” said Justin. "Doing a Tim Hortons collab had always been a dream of mine. I grew up on Tim Hortons and it's always been something close to my heart." All three Timbiebs flavors – Chocolate White Fudge, Sour Cream Chocolate Chip, and Birthday Cake Waffle flavors – will return to Tims restaurants in Canada and the United States along with Biebs Brew on June 6. Guests in the US can get a $5 Biebs Bundle*: a large Biebs Brew and a 10-pack of Timbiebs for $5 when ordered through the Tims app. In the US, Tims restaurants will also be bringing back limited quantities of Timbiebs merchandise for guests, including the beanie, fanny pack, and tote bag that were developed in collaboration with Justin. When guests buy any Tims x Justin Bieber merch they get 50% off a second item**. “Timbiebs was a huge success – truly beyond all of our expectations – and what made it so great was the authenticity of the partnership,” said Hope Bagozzi, Chief Marketing Officer for Tim Hortons. “Even before the Timbiebs collaboration, Justin had often shared with fans how he’d grown up with Tim Hortons and was obsessed with the brand. His commitment to working with us to develop a natural and authentic twist on the Tims experience is what made Timbiebs a hit and we know guests are going to love Biebs Brew and his take on Tims Cold Brew.” * No substitutions. Valid on bundle only, if items are added à la carte, promotional price will not apply. Ends 7/5/22. Add'l terms apply: timhortons.com/offer-terms. ** Buy 1 item at reg. price, get 1 for 50% off, while supplies last. No substitutions. Tax extra. Cannot be combined w/ any other offer, including food & beverage offers. Not valid on digital orders. “Justin Bieber” and “Biebs” are trademarks of Bieber Time Holdings, LLC. TM & © Tim Hortons, 2022. About Tim Hortons Tim Hortons® is one of North America's largest restaurant chains operating in the quick service segment. Founded as a single location in Canada in 1964, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of guest tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos, espresso, teas and our famous Iced Capp® beverages), fresh baked goods, hot breakfast sandwiches, breakfast snacking items, and other food products. Tim Hortons has more than 4,800 system wide restaurants located in Canada, the United States and around the world. More information about the company is available at www.timhortons.com. Contact Details Alison Brod Marketing & Communications Adrianna Lauricella tims@abmc-us.com Company Website https://www.timhortons.com/

May 17, 2022 04:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Steve Weber Reflects on 30 Years in Business As Minuteman Press Franchise Owner in Norwich, CT

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Located at 595 W. Main Street, Minuteman Press in Norwich, Connecticut first opened in August 1992. Owner Steve Weber shares the following insights and advice as he reflects on celebrating 30 years in business: “I guess looking at it from the outside 30 years is quite an accomplishment, especially when you realize I was 40 years old when we started. I think that this milestone means it is almost time to retire. Our success can be attributed to a number of things. For the first 25 years, my wife and partner Gail helped grow the business and keep me on track. Since she has retired, I think our continued success can be attributed to surrounding myself with the best people as well as giving excellent customer service and evolving our business to meet the times. Our equipment and services have definitely evolved. Several years ago, we became an all-digital shop. We have invested in the equipment needed to provide excellent quality with the quick turnaround time our customers expect. We also have great suppliers who can provide old school offset printing when the job calls for it. We have expanded into the ad specialty market and learned the specifics of selling clothing. We have also invested in mailing equipment. This has been an excellent complement to our printing. We never sell a large printing job without asking, ‘What are you doing with this printing?’ Often, the answer has been we are mailing it. Providing mailing has earned us many new customers. Our community is relatively rural. We do not have any trade binderies to help support our business. To that end we have invested in our own bindery. We have a collator / booklet maker, as well as a perfect binder and a small die cutting unit. To complement the mailing services, we also have a folder inserter. We do over 100,000 business cards per month so we added a slitter cutter to automate that service. The machine is relatively slow but we have nicknamed it ‘set it and forget it.’ The person in bindery can set it up and do another job while it is running. We are proof that ‘print is dead’ is not truthful. Our customers still want business cards to hand out and annual reports to distribute. We also work with many nonprofits who have learned that the best return on fundraising is by mailing the information. Email just does not work to this end. Minuteman Press International has guided us every step of the way. From our first meeting with Roy Titus to now working with Nick Titus, we always feel comfortable. We have been fortunate to have Ron Rubin as our New England Regional Vice President. His wisdom and guidance have kept me focused on the goal of success. The proprietary software we used originally developed by Minuteman Press has also evolved. The current FLEX management software has been a great help especially when training employees in our company. We have been fortunate over the years to introduce more than a few other people into the Minuteman Press system. Our son Michael and his wife Lindsey now have 3 Minuteman Press locations of their own in Enfield, CT, Springfield, MA, and Brattleboro, VT. We did a mailing a number of years ago to the printers in our area. We have been able to acquire four different independent businesses who were competitors. It creates a win/win because the owners are typically retiring and they know their clients will be left in good hands. Lastly, this is not a business for an absentee owner. You must work in your business to succeed. After 30 years, I no longer work 50 hours/week, but I am still involved. My staff now does the heavy lifting but when we are bidding a large project, I appreciate them reaching out to me to utilize my years of experience.” For more information on Minuteman Press in Norwich, CT, visit https://minuteman.com/us/locations/ct/norwich/ Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com. Contact Details Minuteman Press International Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

May 16, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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AppYea expands its SleepX patent commercialization portfolio with a non-diluting agreement.

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AppYea (OTC: APYP) announced that its subsidiary SleepX, which focuses on the development of accurate wearable monitoring solutions to treat sleep apnea and snoring – has signed new commercialization agreement for two additional patents by Ben-Gurion University. The new patented technology enables the innovative detection of sleep apnea and hypopnea through speech analysis using only a smartphone and with no physical contact. This is compared to traditional technologies that use physical sensors to detect apnea in overnight sleep labs. "In recent years we see a growing number of major players taking development efforts in the field of sleep monitoring and sleep apnea”, said Boris (Bary) Molchadsky, chairman & CEO of AppYea. “We are developing our own products that cater to this market while increasing our patent portfolio and examining synergistic technologies as part of our strategy to become a leading player in the sleep health market while also offering licensing agreements for leading smartphone manufacturers.” SleepX is a research and development company recently acquired by AppYea. The company had developed a unique product for monitoring and treating sleep apnea and snoring. The technology is protected by several international patents and the company plans to start serial production in 2022. SleepX focuses its activities on the development and commercialization of its flagship product SleepX PRO solution which is designed to diagnose sleep apnea using only a smartphone and with no physical contact. The company recently announced that it has applied to the Helsinki Committee for approval to begin its planned clinical trial on the SleepX PRO application. This trial is intended to take place at a hospital sleep lab as the first step toward applying for an FDA approval under the first-of-its-kind medical device category for “contactless detection of sleep apnea to be performed through the Artificial Intelligence (AI) analysis of breathing during sleep”. As far as SleepX is aware, the global sleep apnea devices market size is valued at USD 3.7 billion as of 2020 with a 6.2% CAGR, reaching USD 6.1 billion by 2028, according to Grand View Research’s report. Safe Harbor and Forward-Looking Statements This release includes forward-looking statements. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth herein. No statement herein should be considered an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any securities. Although APYP believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements and the assumptions upon which they are based are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations and assumptions will prove to have been correct. Although we believe that our plans, intentions and expectations reflected in or suggested by the forward-looking statements in this report are reasonable, we cannot assure stockholders and potential investors that these plans, intentions or expectations will be achieved. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors, some of which are beyond our control and difficult to predict and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or forecasted in the forward-looking statements. The reader is cautioned not to put undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, as these statements are subject to numerous factors and uncertainties, including but not limited to our ability to raise capital needed to develop and market our products, the effectiveness of the Registration Statement, our ability to manage the business post acquisition, economic conditions, intense competition, entry of new competitors and products, adverse federal, state and local government regulation, inadequate capital, unexpected costs and operating deficits, increases in general and administrative costs, unanticipated losses, financial condition and stock price, inability to carry out research, development and commercialization plans and other specific risks. APYP does not undertake any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement. Neither APYP nor SLEEPX are subject to the reporting requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Contact Details Asaf Porat +1 800-674-3561 info@appyea.com Company Website http://www.appyea.com

May 16, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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DHL and Mykke Hofmann Launch Sustainable Fashion Capsule: Forever Pieces

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Six (6) winning designs from an international competition with 2,375 entries from 80 countries available as a limited collection as of May 16, 2022. Clothing designed to be timeless, with an NFT warrantee certificate on a the blockchain to extend the garment’s wearability and lifespan. Arjan Sissing, Global Head of Brand Marketing at DHL: “Our vision of positive fashion unites sustainable logistics, circularity and fair production conditions with long-lasting quality”. All profits from the sale of the Forever Pieces collection will be donated to SOS Children’s Villages. DHL and Mykke Hofmann (the socioecological fashion label based in Munich) are jointly launching a fashion capsule entitled Forever Pieces, where the design boasts a span of a lifetime. The unique collection will be available from May 16, 2022, on www.MykkeHofmann.com. The Forever Pieces collection was created from a design competition announced last fall on social media by DHL and Mykke Hofmann. A total of 848 fashion enthusiasts from 80 countries entered, and 2,375 designs were submitted. Of the submissions, six designs were selected to create the collection which includes a trench coat, a blouse, a pair of trousers, a dress, and a top and bottom as a co-ord set. Forever Pieces represents everything we associate with our vision of positive fashion,” explains Arjan Sissing, Global Head of Brand Marketing at DHL. “This competition stands for sustainability and thus unites themes such as sustainable production, circularity and fair production conditions with long-lasting fashion.” Participating in the competition were many up-and-coming designers and fashion enthusiasts who welcomed the opportunity to bring their sustainable fashion ideas to life. “The feedback from the competition exceeded all our expectations in terms of both quantity and quality,” explains Jelena Hofmann, founder and CEO of Mykke Hofmann. “The response shows how deeply the concept of sustainability is anchored in the up-and-coming fashion community.” The main prize awarded to competition winners was 1000EUR in prize money, and the opportunity to bring to life the garment as a Forever Piece. “It is important to design fashion in an environmentally friendly way, and this competition offered me a way to do that,” says winner Marta Soloducha, explaining why she decided to take part. The fashion student from Warsaw designed a trench coat whose versatility makes it a Forever Piece. The garment can be worn not only as a coat, but also as a blazer or skirt separately when detached. Micaela Clubourg, an up-and-coming designer from Argentina, now living in Spain, submitted a co-ord set like no other to the Forever Pieces collection. The pair of trousers features a non-waste design, with no fabric wasted in production, while the top represents an eternal design. The other winners are Gaia Stollo from Italy who contributed a classic pair of trouser, Yolanda Patricia Cabarcas, a native of Colombia now working as a freelancer in Milan, who submitted a timeless blouse, and Camilla Pane from Italy who designed a transitional little black dress. Like the rest of Mykke Hofmann’s collection, the entire Forever Pieces collection is produced at a factory in Serbia in which women are given a stable job with fair conditions. All workers are paid 50 per cent above regulated wages and are provided with professional equipment – with health and safety as top priorities. The Forever Pieces are designed to be timeless pieces that go beyond trends and accompany their wearers for a long time. When customers purchase the product, they receive a warranty certificate in the form of a climate neutral NFT to extend the wearability of the clothing through certain repairs. The NFT is stored in a digital wallet on the blockchain, which means the warranty certificate cannot get lost or be inadvertently. All proceeds from the sale of the collection will go to SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest non-profit organization focused on supporting children without parental care and families at risk. DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, who has been a partner to SOS Children Village since 2010. DHL is the fashion and retail industry’s leading global logistics partner. For decades, DHL has pioneered solutions to meet the requirements of designers, retailers and some of the world’s most glamorous fashion events, while supporting the sustainable fashion movement with environmentally friendly shipping solutions. The Forever Pieces collaboration is DHL’s latest undertaking to support talented young designers and champion sustainability in fashion. “Our tailored global logistics solutions allow our fashion partners to optimize their production and sales processes, further helping their business’ success and growth,” says Mirella Muller-Wuellenweber, President Global eRetail and Fashion at DHL Customer Solution & Innovation. “We offer a unique delivery experience with maximum speed and flexibility while keeping carbon footprint at a minimum, especially in the fast-growing e-commerce sector.” Note to editors: You can find more information about the competition, the winners, and designs at: inmotion.dhl/foreverpieces You can find the press release for download as well as further information on dpdhl.com/pressreleases For additional images please download here - https://we.tl/t-33rI2OIeph Press contact: The Atentive Agency Kehinde Akinnawo Email: kehinde@theatentive.com Phone: 07477682886 On the Internet: dpdhl.com/press Follow us at: twitter.com/DeutschePostDHL DHL – The logistics company for the world DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. DHL divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global sustainable trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, engineering, manufacturing & energy, auto-mobility and retail, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”. DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 81 billion euros in 2021. With sustainable business practices and a commitment to society and the environment, the Group makes a positive contribution to the world. Deutsche Post DHL Group aims to achieve zero-emissions logistics by 2050. About Mykke Hoffmann Mykke Hofmann is a female collective rooted in the Balkan, based in Germany, and cosmopolitan at heart. The company runs a contemporary womenswear label and their own production site in Pančevo, Serbia. Mykke Hofmann embraces flowing materials, an alluringly feminine style, intricate details, and women with attitude. Mykke Hofmann is 100 per cent committed to fair production and sustainable in great parts, but still on a journey. Contact Details DHL Kehinde Akinnawo (The Atentive Agency) +44 7477 682886 kehinde@theatentive.com Company Website https://www.dpdhl.com/

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