NIC Inc., the digital government service provider for state, federal, and local governments in the United States, has reportedly announced plans to expand the COVID-19 testing footprint in the state of Kansas. NIC’s free COVID-19 testing solution named TourHealth will be available in Northwest Kansas from Monday, in addition to established testing sites in Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Florida. Speaking on which, Lee A. Norman, MD, Secretary of the KDHE (Kansas Department of Health and Environment) said that increased testing for coronavirus disease in Kans
First Dollar, a healthcare savings platform with a focus on health savings accounts (HSAs), has reportedly partnered with Austin-based RxSaver LLC to introduce its first HSA debit card. The revolutionary, First Dollar's HSA debit card has RxSaver's network information inscribed onto the back. This makes it easy for consumers to save up to 85 percent on their prescriptions by only flashing their HSA card at checkout. Starting this month, the new card is currently available to First Dollar HSA members. Austin-based RxSaver emerged a
Adani Green Energy, a renowned Indian renewable company, reportedly does not have a guaranteed customer for its record solar power project worth $6 billion announced in June of 2020, its agreement with India’s primary solar-adoption agency indicates. This might expose the firm to greater financial risk. The company has stated that 2 GW of generation capacity would be operational by the end of 2022, while the remaining would be added in yearly 2 GW increments up until 2025 as a part of this deal. The company has also stated that it would get i
Focal Systems Inc., the California-based one of the leading companies offering retail automation solutions, has reportedly extended its partnership with Walmart Canada. Following the extended partnership, Focal’s out-of-stock solution will be deployed to additional retail stores across the nation in 2021 as part of Walmart Canada’s latest USD 3.5 billion investments in innovative technologies for store transformation. For the record, Focal Systems deploys shelf cameras throughout the retail store to offer automated detection of low inventory and out-of-the-stock
The Supreme Cannabis Company Inc., the Canada-based firm providing high-quality cannabis products for medical and commercial use, has reportedly inked a supply agreement with Ontario-based Medical Cannabis by Shoppers Inc. As per the terms and conditions of the agreement, Supreme Cannabis will offer Truverra-branded medical use cannabis products through Medical Cannabis by the Shoppers™ online platform. This has enabled patients across Canada to get convenient access to the medical use of cannabis products. Speaking on which, Beena
Health and wellness support firm, TESLA-40, has reportedly launched an array of spraying formulas comprising the company’s Energy Support spray, its Daily Support spray, and the Pain Support spray. The company’s products are known for radiating health frequencies focused on the stimulation of healing and health via clear communication throughout the body. For the uninitiated, TESLA-40’s frequency formula is known for working like a knob on a radio which helps in tuning in to the natural healing frequency of the human body. The company believes in Nikola Tes
Technology giant Apple Inc. has reportedly agreed to pay USD 113 million to settle accusations from 33 U.S. states and the District of Columbia that it intentionally slowed down iPhones to mask battery-related problems and get customers to purchase new mobile devices. Sources cite that Apple quietly updated software on the iPhone 6, 7, and SE models in 2016 to curb chip speeds so that aging phone batteries on the smartphones wouldn’t send power spikes to the iPhone’s processor and cause it to suddenly shut down. States claimed that Apple acted deceptively and sho
In recent developments, German stock exchange operator, Deutsche Börse AG, has made it to the headlines after reportedly announcing its plans to acquire 80% stake in U.S.-based proxy advisory organization, Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) for a deal worth USD 1.8 billion. For the record, ISS provides services such as investor governance, fund intelligence and ESG solutions and assists companies in building long-term, sustainable growth using data analytics. The company was purchased by private equity firm Genstar Capital from Vestar Capital Partners for USD
MORAI, Inc., a South Korean autonomous vehicle simulation startup, has reportedly raised a Series A funding round worth $1.8 million. The funding was led by investors such as Korea Credit Guarantee Fund (KODIT) and Kakao Ventures, including its existing investor namely Naver D2SF. MORAI is a member company of Sejong Technopark and Born2Global Centre, which provides testing solutions based on the simulation platform. This platform was developed for the validation and verification of autonomous vehicles. In addition, it caters to various engineers through its wide range o