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NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF"), announces that KSF continues its investigation into Eargo, Inc. (NasdaqGS: EAR).   On August 12, 2021, the Company disclosed that its largest third-party payer, which accounted for 80% of its accounts receivables and was "basically administrating on behalf of the federal government," had not paid on submitted claims since March 1, 2021. Then, on September 22, 2021, the Company disclosed that "it is the target of a criminal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice related to insurance reimbursement claims the Company has submitted on behalf of customers covered by federal employee health plans," and as a result was withdrawing its financial guidance for the fiscal year ending Dec. 31.

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SHANGHAI, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- HanBio Therapeutics ("HanBio"), a biotechnology company committed to researching and developing next generation transformative medicines, today announced that it has completed a US$40 million Series A financing to advance the preclinical and clinical development of its series of innovative antibodies and other biologics products. This round of financing was jointly led by OrbiMed and Hankang Capital, followed by Yonghua Investment and Elikon Investment. …

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Midwest Fund (CMF), a Milwaukee-based venture capital firm, announced today its commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). CMF will proactively invest in female founders and racially diverse founders, and plans to focus on the equity component that is often overlooked in DEI strategies. As part of the initiative, CMF is developing a framework to both guide the process and measure its impact. CMF will also work with its portfolio companies to develop DEI initiatives at the company level as well.

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NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Synchrony Financial ("Synchrony" or the "Company") (NYSE: SYF). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at newaction@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980. The investigation concerns whether Synchrony and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.

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NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of GWG Holdings, Inc. ("GWG" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GWGH). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at newaction@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980. The investigation concerns whether GWG and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Star Technologies, an AI-based cybersecurity company, today unveiled its exclusive malware detection technology, Starpoint.   This patented technology is engineered to detect any type of threat through deep learning at the binary level both pre and post-execution, exponentially reducing the time to detection.   Starpoint enters the cybersecurity world at the critical time in which the average ransomware payment has increased by 82% just last year.  With ransomware solidifying its presence as a global threat, a solid cybersecurity posture has never been more integral to a company's safety. Current cybersecurity solutions rely on static traditional means for detecting threats. Quantum Star Technologies has developed a revolutionary and unique approach to securing the world's data through deep learning.

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NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF"), announces that KSF continues its investigation into BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NasdaqGS: BMRN). On August 19, 2020, the Company disclosed that it received a Complete Response Letter ("CRL") from the FDA rejecting its Biologics License Application ("BLA") for its product, valoctocogene roxaparvovec, and recommending two years of data from the Company's ongoing 270-301 study (Phase 3) and that the Company "complete the Phase 3 Study and submit two-year follow-up safety and efficacy data on all study participants," thus requiring a lengthier study before approval would be considered.

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BEIJING, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- StarRocks, a new-generation massively parallel processing (MPP) database service designed for all analytical scenarios, launched the 2.0 version. This new version delivers a myriad of performance improvements in both single-table and multi-table query scenarios. The single-table query performance is twice that of its competitors. The multi-table query performance is five to ten times that of other database systems. StarRocks 2.0 introduces a new model, the …

GUANGZHOU, China, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance announced Global 500 2022, its annual report on the world's most valuable and strongest brands, on Jan 26. Weixin was named the world's strongest brand for the second consecutive year. The report said, "Weixin plays an integral part in day-to-day life in China, with its all-encompassing set of services allowing customers to message, video call, order food, and shop." It also played an integral …

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization today welcomed this evening's victory in CAIR's First Amendment lawsuit on behalf of an engineering firm, owned by Rasmy Hassouna, that refused to sign an anti-BDS loyalty oath to Israel as part of the company's contract with the City of Houston. In his ruling granting an injunction that blocks Texas from enforcing the anti-boycott …

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces an investigation of GWG Holdings, Inc. ("GWG" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GWGH) on behalf of investors concerning the Company's possible violations of federal securities laws. If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate. On January 18, 2022, the Company disclosed that its Annual Report will likely be filed "later than the March 31, 2022 due date" because of "the …

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacifica Beauty, the pioneer of 100% vegan, cruelty-free, clean beauty, today announced two strategic moves as a part of its ambitious growth objectives for 2022 and beyond. Fueled by values-driven product innovations prioritizing natural ingredients and sustainable practices, the brand has experienced double-digit growth in key categories over the past several years and is one of the fastest-growing accessible, clean brands. As part of its continued …

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TSX-V: GBR                    VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Great Bear Resources Ltd. (the "Company" or "Great Bear", (TSXV: GBR) (OTCQX: GTBAF) announced today that both Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") and Glass Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis") have recommended that Great Bear shareholders, optionholders, restricted share unit holders, and deferred share unit holders of Great Bear (collectively, "Securityholders") vote FOR the resolution (the "Arrangement Resolution") to …

SAN PEDRO, Belize, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX Caribbean & Central America (CCA) recently announced that agents and brokers Will Mitchell & Dustin Rennie, located in San Pedro, Belize, placed first and second for gross commissions for the region in 2021 year-end. The team of Will Mitchell & Dustin Rennie also finished among the Top 100 individual agents list for RE/MAX Global.

CHICAGO, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Conagra Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CAG), is voluntarily recalling a limited amount of Wish-Bone Thousand Island and Chunky Blue Cheese dressings due to egg in the product, which is not declared on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no reports of illness or injury due to the consumption of these products to date. 

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Bumble Inc. (NASDAQ: BMBL) in connection with the Company's September 10, 2021 secondary public offering (the "SPO"). A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than March 25, 2022.

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VANCOUVER, BC, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -  Atmofizer Technologies Inc. (formerly Consolidated HCI Holdings Corporation) (the "Company" or "Atmofizer") (CSE: ATMO) (Frankfurt: J3K) announced that it has filed its audited financial statements, related management's discussion and analysis and annual information form for the financial year ended September 30, 2021.  The financial year ended September 30, 2021 represented the Company's last annual fiscal period before the completion of its …

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeroméxico" or the "Company") (BMV: AEROMEX) informs that the hearing to consider confirmation of the Joint Plan of Reorganization of the Company and its subsidiaries that are debtors in the Company's Chapter 11 voluntary financial restructuring process (the "Plan") has successfully concluded, and the Bankruptcy Court formally announced that it has confirmed the Plan. Today represents the most important milestone to …

EDISON, N.J., Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Following Gov. Phil Murphy's re-declaration of a Public Health Emergency on January 11, 2022, essential workers in New Jersey are once again entitled to a legal presumption that makes it easier for them to obtain workers' compensation benefits after contracting COVID-19. Given the latest development, Levinson Axelrod, P.A. is again reviewing potential claims from essential workers and families across New Jersey who wish to seek benefits.

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NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- This press release provides shareholders of Cohen & Steers Closed-End Opportunity Fund, Inc. (NYSE: FOF) (the "Fund") with information regarding the sources of the distribution to be paid on January 31, 2022 and cumulative distributions paid fiscal year-to-date. In December 2021, the Fund implemented a managed distribution policy in accordance with exemptive relief issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The managed distribution policy seeks …