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Chief Financial Officer Anthony DiSilvestro to Participate in Stifel Financial Corp’s 2022 Cross Sector Insight Conference

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Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 9:05pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Anthony DiSilvestro will participate in a fireside chat at the Stifel 2022 Cross Sector Insight Conference on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 10:20 p.m. Eastern time.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Anthony DiSilvestro will participate in a fireside chat at the Stifel 2022 Cross Sector Insight Conference on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 10:20 p.m. Eastern time.
  • An archive of the webcast will be available on the Companys website shortly after the completion of the live webcast.
  • Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of childrens and family entertainment franchises in the world.
  • Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

Karate Combat Announces Season 4 - Event 4: ‘Atamov vs. Levine’ to Take Place on June 25th at Universal Studios in Orlando Florida

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Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 8:24pm

Karate Combat, the underground fight phenomenon changing the game in sports-entertainment, today confirmed that two world title fights will headline the upcoming Karate Combat: Season 4: Atamov vs. Levine event taking place at Universal Studios, Florida on Saturday, June 25.

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  • Karate Combat, the underground fight phenomenon changing the game in sports-entertainment, today confirmed that two world title fights will headline the upcoming Karate Combat: Season 4: Atamov vs. Levine event taking place at Universal Studios, Florida on Saturday, June 25.
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    Two world title fights headline Karate Combat's June 25 event at Universal Studios in Florida, USA.
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    The stacked card being assembled for this landmark event will also host the Karate Combat debut of former Bellator and GLORY Kickboxing champion Gabriel Varga.
  • Now 3-0 in Karate Combat, she faces Brazilian battler Ana Ferreira Da Silva and will be calling for a world title shot if she wins.

Global Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Deals in 2021 - Top Themes in Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Sector - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 5:31pm

The "Global Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Deals in 2021 - Top Themes in Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Sector - Thematic Research" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Deals in 2021 - Top Themes in Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Sector - Thematic Research" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • M&A deal value grew by 22% from $1,039 billion in 2020 to $1,270 billion in 2021.
  • In terms of deal volume, 2021 saw 12,585 deals compared to 9,942 in the previous year, recording a growth of 27%.
  • There were 276 billion-dollar-plus M&A deals in the TMT sector in 2021, compared to 188 in the previous year.

NFT music platform FanTiger raises $5.5 mn to empower Independent Artists

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Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 5:11pm

Founded by Prashan Agarwal, ex-CEO of Gaana, and Krishna Singh, FanTiger empowers Independent Artists to build fan communities on the platform to help shape their career using music NFTs.

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  • Founded by Prashan Agarwal, ex-CEO of Gaana, and Krishna Singh, FanTiger empowers Independent Artists to build fan communities on the platform to help shape their career using music NFTs.
  • With the advent of blockchain, music NFTs have the ability to disrupt the music industry, much like music streaming transformed music listening.
  • Kyle Samani, Partner, Multicoin, added, The FanTiger platform is uniquely positioned to grow the digital collectibles ownership in the music industry.
  • We are excited to partner with Prashan, who brings vast experience of building the largest music streaming platform in India, to disrupt the music industry once again.

Anghami, Volkswagen Partner to Promote Safer Driving

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Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 2:30pm

Volkswagen Middle East has partnered with music streaming platform Anghami (NASDAQ:ANGH) to promote safe driving using Anghamis Auto Car Mode, a unique User Interface (UI).

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  • Volkswagen Middle East has partnered with music streaming platform Anghami (NASDAQ:ANGH) to promote safe driving using Anghamis Auto Car Mode, a unique User Interface (UI).
  • Volkswagen will be the exclusive mobility partner and sponsor for the Auto Car Mode.
  • The collaboration between the two brands comes after the successful campaign by Volkswagen in 2021, where the brands created a calming playlist to promote safer driving.
  • We are pleased to partner with Anghamis Auto Car Mode feature as we strive to achieve safer roads in the Middle East, added Anja Petrovski, Marketing & PR Director of Volkswagen Middle East.

Nexstar to Expand Local News Operations Serving Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Maryland

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 5:00pm

Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), today announced that it will expand its local news operations serving Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

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  • Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), today announced that it will expand its local news operations serving Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia.
  • The central newsgathering operation will be supported by three newly established satellite news bureaus in Hagerstown and Frederick, Maryland, and Chantilly, Virginia.
  • The demand for local news, weather, and information in Maryland and Northern Virginia, and in the immediate Washington, D.C., area has never been greater.
  • Following the expansion, DC News Now will provide more than 67 hours of local news programming every week, covering more communities than any other local broadcaster serving Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Eros Announces Corporate Name Change to Eros Media World PLC

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 2:00pm

Eros STX Global Corporation (Eros" or the Company) (NYSE: ESGC), a global Indian media and entertainment company, today announced that it will formally change its corporate name to Eros Media World PLC on the NYSE and SEC records effective on or about June 6th, 2022.

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  • Eros STX Global Corporation (Eros" or the Company) (NYSE: ESGC), a global Indian media and entertainment company, today announced that it will formally change its corporate name to Eros Media World PLC on the NYSE and SEC records effective on or about June 6th, 2022.
  • This is pursuant to The Isle of Man Companies Registry issuance of a Certificate of Change of Name pursuant to Section14(3) of the Isle of Man Companies Act.
  • In addition, the Company expects to begin trading under the new ticker symbol EMWP on the NYSE effective on or about June 6th, 2022.
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Faber-Castell and EnChroma make Father's Day colourful

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 7:00am

EnChroma , creators of glasses for the colourblind, is partnering with Faber-Castell to launch a video campaign that recognises and celebrates all colourblind fathers on Father's Day.

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  • EnChroma , creators of glasses for the colourblind, is partnering with Faber-Castell to launch a video campaign that recognises and celebrates all colourblind fathers on Father's Day.
  • The special optical filters in EnChroma glasses help colourblind people perceive a wider range of colours and see colours more vividly, clearly and distinctly.
  • "The experience of colour is central to both EnChroma and Faber-Castell," says Erik Ritchie, CEO of EnChroma.
  • In 2020, EnChroma was awarded the San Francisco Bay Area's prestigious East Bay Innovation Award in the Life Sciences category.

Samsung’s Mark Newton Featured on Impact Podcast with John Shegerian

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 6:26pm

Mark Newton, Head of Corporate Sustainability for Samsung Electronics America , is a featured guest this week on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian .

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  • Mark Newton, Head of Corporate Sustainability for Samsung Electronics America , is a featured guest this week on the Impact Podcast with John Shegerian .
  • It was an honor to have long-time friend and visionary sustainability superstar Mark Newton of the iconic and forward-thinking electronics leader, Samsung, on our show, said Shegerian.
  • "It was a pleasure speaking with John on the Impact Podcast, said Newton.
  • The Impact Podcast with John Shegerian is available for listening on ImpactPodcast.com , Apples iTunes , Amazon Music, Google Podcasts , Spotify , libsyn , and as part of iHeartRadios digital broadcast, reaching over 120 million users.

Exploding Kittens Announces Poetry For Neanderthals: Not Safe For Work Edition, An After-Hours Twist on the Company’s Fastest Growing Game

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 5:02pm

Exploding Kittens , the hit tabletop game creator, today announced Poetry for Neanderthals: Not Safe for Work Edition , a word-guessing party game with an after-hours twist.

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  • Exploding Kittens , the hit tabletop game creator, today announced Poetry for Neanderthals: Not Safe for Work Edition , a word-guessing party game with an after-hours twist.
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    Exploding Kittens, the hit tabletop game creator, today announced Poetry for Neanderthals: Not Safe for Work Edition, a word-guessing party game with an after-hours twist.
  • As Exploding Kittens fastest growing franchise, the NSFW sequel forces players to only use single-syllable words to describe the complex, and sometimes inappropriate, terms, or get bopped with a 2-foot inflatable Slap Stick.
  • After initially seeking to raise $10K through Kickstarter, the Exploding Kittens campaign raised $8.7M in 30 days from 219,000 backers.