Steve and Alex From Minecraft Block Off Some Time to Join the Cast of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Minecraft Mainstays Are the Second DLC Fighters Added to Fighters Pass Vol. 2

On Oct. 13, worldwide phenomenon Minecraft is sending two of its finest rectangular heroes to join the ever-expanding cast of playable fighters in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system. Steve and Alex, who both proudly sport more right angles than a high school geometry class, will be the seventh DLC fighters added to the game. They are part of the second Challenger Pack in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which also includes a new stage and seven music tracks from the Minecraft series.

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In a video hosted by Masahiro Sakurai, the Super Smash Bros. creator detailed the boxy new fighters, providing a detailed breakdown of their one-of-a-kind move set, which involves digging into stages to gather

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Two Colorado Companies Join Forces to Expand Cannabis Extraction Technology Development and Equipment Sales

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 1, 2020–

ExtractionTek Solutions (ETS) and Pinnacle Stainless, two Colorado-based innovators in cannabis extraction technology, equipment design and fabrication, are pleased to announce they are merging operations, effective Jan. 1, 2021. The company will operate under the name ExtractionTek Stainless, Powered by Pinnacle.

The merger brings together expertise in closed-loop hydrocarbon and ethanol extraction methodologies, and allows the companies to centralize all equipment design with in-house fabrication, all of which will facilitate business expansion. As a result of this merger, the company projects combined revenues of $45 million in 2021. Company leadership plans to maintain current staffing levels.

“As the cannabis space continues to grow more competitive, we understand that combining our forces is the path forward to achieve a level of synergy impossible alone. ExtractionTek Solutions brings industry-leading hydrocarbon extraction technology, and Pinnacle offers expertise in ethanol extraction, excellent fabrication capability and an advanced

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GeekWire Summit: Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer, to join our signature tech event

Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer.

Panos Panay rose to prominence in the tech industry as the leader of Microsoft’s Surface hardware business, most recently overseeing the development and launch of the dual-screen Surface Duo, and engineering the company’s unlikely partnership with Google on the device.

But in his larger role as the tech giant’s chief product officer, Panay is now leading the company’s unified Windows software and hardware teams just as the pandemic renews the relevance of desktop and laptop computers in our lives. How will Microsoft seize this new opportunity to reshape the tech landscape and navigate the challenges that lie ahead?

Those are some of the questions we’ll explore with Panay at the upcoming GeekWire Summit, in a session exclusive to event attendees.

The Microsoft executive is one of dozens of top tech, science, health and business leaders who will be joining us as featured speakers

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Former SB Tech Chief Richard Carter to Join Leadership of Bragg Gaming

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragg Gaming Group (TSXV: BRAG, OTC: BRGGF) (“Bragg” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce today that gaming industry veteran and former SB Tech CEO Richard Carter has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company (“Board”) as the Non-executive Chair.

Mr. Carter will advise and provide support to Chief Executive Officer Adam Arviv on developing a global strategy focused on partnerships with best-in-class brands, continued growth of their organic business and consideration of all accretive M&A opportunities. 

“Richard is a recognized authority in the online sport betting industry who was heavily involved in the merger between DraftKings and SB Tech,” noted Adam Arviv, Interim CEO of Bragg Gaming Group. “This appointment fits my mission as Interim CEO – to build a championship team that will execute on our plans to expand our current market overseas and to aggressively move into

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Zeotap Joins Prebid with ID+ Universal Marketing Identity Solution; Amnet, Publicis and Unidad Editorial Join the Initiative

The global Customer Intelligence Platform Zeotap, announced today that ID+, its universal marketing identity solution launched in July 2020, is now available as a module of Prebid, the most widely used header bidding platform for publishers. Launched in 2015, the Prebid project is led by a neutral industry organization that makes header bidding easier for publishers by bringing conformity and simplicity to the process. The inclusion of ID+ in Prebid’s User ID module ensures ID+ can be transacted across the ecosystem.

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ID+ (Photo: Business Wire)

In just two months, Zeotap’s ID+ initiative has been endorsed by more than 25 leading players across the ecosystem. The latest adopters include Amnet, Publicis, HOLA, Unidad Editorial, and Contversion.

Digital Identity at Risk

Digital identity has been universally challenged since 2017, but it wasn’t until 2020 when the whole adtech and martech ecosystem

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HKSTP Calls Innovators Worldwide to Join the Virtual Elevator Pitch Competition 2020

EPiC offers US$200,000 in cash prizes and exclusive cross-border business and investment opportunities to entrepreneurs

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) announced that the Elevator Pitch Competition 2020 (EPiC 2020) is now inviting applications from around the world. Given current global circumstances, HKSTP will stage the event on a virtual platform for the first time. Local and international startups and innovators can go beyond the geographic boundaries and unlock tremendous opportunities at EPiC 2020, which will take place from 6 to 13 November.

Marking its fifth anniversary, EPiC 2020 comprises a series of one-week events for the 150 contestants shortlisted from a competitive pool of global-wide applications. The startups will simulate the signature 60-second elevator ride to pitch their innovative business ideas virtually via a 1-minute video to a judging panel of major investors and industry leaders, who will select the top 10 finalists. The finalists will be

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What’s the Future of Movies? Antoine Fuqua, Brad Bird, Andrew Cripps Join TheGrill 2020

TheGrill is pleased to welcome award-winning filmmakers Brad Bird and Antoine Fuqua, former IMAX Entertainment CEO Greg Foster, Alamo Drafthouse CEO Shelli Taylor, Skydance president and COO Jesse Sisgold and Warner Bros. Pictures president of international theatrical distribution Andrew Cripps for a powerhouse conversation on “The Future of Theatrical Film” at the three-day Grill conference September 22-24.

Across the world movie theaters have closed, festivals have been cancelled or postponed, film releases have moved to future dates or delayed indefinitely and film production has largely halted. While Hollywood is bracing itself for more changes due to coronavirus, industry leaders are finding new ways to adapt and think outside the box. This high-level panel of executives, experts and filmmakers will address what the future holds for the theatrical experience, and movies in general.

For over a decade, TheWrap’s Grill event series has led conversations on the convergence between entertainment, media

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Friends join Sara Ali Khan for a weekend of partying; Ali Fazal has a message for Denzel Washington

Friends join Sara Ali Khan for a weekend of partying; Ali Fazal has a message for Denzel Washington
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► Friends join Sara Ali Khan for a weekend of partying

After spending her birthday month in a pool house, Sara Ali Khan seems to be in no mood to return. She has invited her friends over to the beach destination for a staycation. Sharing a pic of herself floating around in the pool, Sara quipped, “Gulab in Gulabi on Gulabo”. Despite being surrounded by friends, she chose to stick to reading historical non-fiction The Square and the Tower, even with heart-shaped glares on. Must be quite a page-turner, no?


Ali Fazal gets jealous about Richa Chadha mooning over Denzel Washington

Ali Fazal may have to wait till next year to marry actress-girlfriend Richa Chadha but that won’t stop him from professing his love for her on social media. But, instead of sharing a loved up pic, Ali

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M’sia to join Covax Vaccine Plan, says Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia will join the Covax Vaccine Plan for Covid-19 vaccines, says the Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry.

“The Malaysian government will join the Covid-19 vaccine global access (Covax) to obtain part of the required vaccine needed.

“The government is discussing terms for Malaysia’s entry with the Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunisation (Gavi), which is operating Covax,” the ministry said in a statement on Saturday (Sept 19).

In addition to Covax, the ministry said it is also working with other parties to obtain Covid-19 vaccines.

“We are also preparing the agreement to enter the Coalition for Epidemic and Preparedness Innovations (Cepi), as well as a government-to-government agreement with the Chinese government to receive access to the vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical companies in the country.

“The Malaysian government, through the Health Ministry, has also signed several non-disclosure agreements with international pharmaceutical companies that are at phase three testings

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