Five nights of virtual Creative Arts Emmys yield firsts and relatively few snafus

The Emmys in the “creative arts” categories, usually awarded over two nights, were given out over five this year, and all virtually. If that sounds like a recipe for technical disaster … it wasn’t, but for one notable error that ended up making one nominee feel like an “Outsider.”



a screen shot of a man and a woman looking at the camera: Actors Ron Cephas Jones and his daughter Jasmine Cephas Jones, pictured during an August Zoom call, each won Creative Arts Emmys this week to become the first father-daughter duo to do so. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)


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Actors Ron Cephas Jones and his daughter Jasmine Cephas Jones, pictured during an August Zoom call, each won Creative Arts Emmys this week to become the first father-daughter duo to do so. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)

For the category of guest actor in a drama, the winner’s name appeared on the screen as Ron Cephas Jones (his third nomination for “This Is Us,” with one previous win), while it was audibly announced as Jason Bateman (for HBO’s “The Outsider”). A graphic explaining that an error had occurred and an incorrect winner had

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Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PRTK) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $11.89 Million

Equities research analysts expect Paratek Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PRTK) to post sales of $11.89 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Paratek Pharmaceuticals’ earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $11.50 million and the highest is $12.47 million. Paratek Pharmaceuticals reported sales of $3.93 million in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 202.5%. The business is scheduled to report its next earnings report on Tuesday, November 10th.

On average, analysts expect that Paratek Pharmaceuticals will report full-year sales of $80.94 million for the current year, with estimates ranging from $78.00 million to $83.00 million. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the company will post sales of $145.16 million, with estimates ranging from $120.44 million to $168.20 million. Zacks’ sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Paratek Pharmaceuticals.

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IIT Roorkee is All Set to Get Technology Hub in Cyber-Physical Systems

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee will soon receive a technology hub under the National Mission of Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS). It is one of the 25 centers set up by the Department of Science and Technology providing financial assistance. The hub, called iHub, will serve as a one-stop solution for 356 basic technologies. Out of the sanctioned grant of 135 crores for this, an amount of 7.25 crore has already been received. Also Read – IIT Roorkee PhD Application 2020: Apply Now For PhD Programme Under PMRF Scheme, Check Details Here

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Solderless Terminals Market Report 2020 – Indepth Analysis on Market Share, Size, Growth Rate and Factors, Future Developments and Prospects

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Sep 22, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global “Solderless Terminals Market” Report discusses about thenew Advances and Prospectsin Solderless Terminals Market. This report analyses adoption trends, key challenges, future growth potentials, key drivers, competitive outlook, restraints, opportunities, market ecosystem, and value chain analysis of Solderless Terminals Industry. The objective of Solderless Terminals market report is to knowrecent development trends, upcoming opportunities, identifying the emerging application areas across Solderless Terminals industry.

Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this Industry.

The Global Solderless Terminals Market analysis report provides a detail study of market size of different segments and countries of previous years and forecasts the values to the next Five years. This Solderless Terminals Market report delivers both qualitative and quantitative aspect of the industry with respect to regions and

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Second stimulus check: update on coronavirus economic relief bill

With issues such as the replacement of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg now dominating the attention in Washington, hopes continue to fade that United States lawmakers will be able to pass a pre-election coronavirus relief package – and, with it, potentially a second stimulus check.

Agreement over stimulus check, but relief-bill talks at impasse

US President Donald Trump has stated his support for another round of stimulus checks, while Republicans and Democrats in Congress have both proposed that Americans receive a fresh direct payment, following on from the checks sent out as part of the CARES Act, a $2.2tn relief bill signed into law in March.

Democrats sought a second check of up to $1,200 in the $3.4 HEROES Act, a bill passed by the House in May but not taken up by the Republican-held Senate. Meanwhile, the GOP planned a stimulus check of the same

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Ally Financial (ALLY) Upgraded to Buy: Here’s Why

Ally Financial (ALLY) could be a solid choice for investors given its recent upgrade to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). An upward trend in earnings estimates — one of the most powerful forces impacting stock prices — has triggered this rating change.

The sole determinant of the Zacks rating is a company’s changing earnings picture. The Zacks Consensus Estimate — the consensus of EPS estimates from the sell-side analysts covering the stock — for the current and following years is tracked by the system.

Individual investors often find it hard to make decisions based on rating upgrades by Wall Street analysts, since these are mostly driven by subjective factors that are hard to see and measure in real time. In these situations, the Zacks rating system comes in handy because of the power of a changing earnings picture in determining near-term stock price movements.

As such, the Zacks rating upgrade

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This is the fierce competition the Tesla Cybertruck faces in the EV truck market

  • Up to nine manufacturers may offer EV pickups by mid-decade
  • Full-size pickups currently generate about 2.5 million sales annually
  • Who will embrace battery-powered trucks?

It took Tesla
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  barely 72 hours to capture 200,000 advance reservations for its new Cybertruck, or so it claims, about four times what it expects to be its annual production volume. Whether those $100 deposits translate into sales remains to be seen. Another factor to consider is competition the new pickup will face when bows in two years.

At least seven automakers – including established manufacturers Ford
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  and General Motors
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 , as well as startups like Rivian and Bollinger – also have announced plans to offer electric pickups. Others makes hint they could follow.

Traditional domestics to take on Tesla Cybertruck

Ford has already teased what’s coming. It released a video showing a prototype hauling 10 double-decker railcars and 42

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Global Electrotherapy Market 2020 Industry Analysis, Key Drivers, Business Strategy, Opportunities and Forecast to 2025

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Sep 21, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The research report titled Global Electrotherapy Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 covers industry segment by applications, by type, regional outlook, market demand, latest trends, and industry share & revenue by manufacturers, company profiles, and growth forecasts – 2025. The report provides a detailed analysis of the global Electrotherapy market stretching key factors such as competitive landscape; global, regional, and country-level market size, impact market players, market growth analysis, market share, opportunities analysis, product launches, recent developments, sales analysis, segmentation growth, and value chain optimization. This report mainly analyzes the current market size and upcoming 5 years growth of this industry.

Market Snapshot:

Equipped with the market data from 2015 to 2025, this report comprises the past, current, and projection size of the market.

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Where Voice Experience Fits in Financial Customer Experience

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Banks have been early adopters of innovation for years, and the way we communicate with them has dramatically evolved in turn. Yet there’s one technology noticeably absent from my interactions with financial services companies — and it’s arguably one of the most important and highest-volume channels: voice.

While text-based interactions have become the norm in daily life, voice remains important for brand-customer engagement. In fact, 67% of millennials and Gen Zers use voice-activated personal assistants to connect with companies. People speak three times faster than they type, making voice a more natural form of communication than text. Consumers seek consistent, fast and personalized experiences, and voice technology is uniquely suited to meet these needs with hands-free access and without lengthy hold times, all while preserving the personal touch of conversational interactions.

I believe the financial services industry has reached an inflection point, where companies that prioritize effective

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Orders canceled and retail partnerships cut but Nike is a ‘winner,’ analysts say

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a person standing in front of a building: Nike has cut sales at nine retailers, Susquehanna analysts say


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Nike has cut sales at nine retailers, Susquehanna analysts say

Nike Inc., like all other apparel and shoe sellers, has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic; however, analysts say the athletic company will continue to be a “winner” heading into its fiscal first-quarter 2021 earnings announcement, scheduled for after hours Tuesday.

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UBS says Nike (NKE) has canceled a number of orders, which means this quarter will be “ho hum,” but analysts are still bullish.

UBS rates Nike stock buy with a $127 price target.

“The key is Nike proactively canceled pre-COVID-19 factory purchase orders for the fall and holiday seasons by roughly 30% on a unit basis,” wrote analysts led by Jay Sole. “Our checks suggest this has made it hard for Nike to drive high near-term sales growth, despite strong demand. We believe this limits 1Q21 EPS [earnings per share] upside.”

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