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ProPhotonix Limited Announces Posting of Notice of Annual General Meeting – Press Release

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014. Upon the publication of this announcement via a Regulatory Information Service (“RIS”), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.

SALEM, NH / ACCESSWIRE / October 9, 2020 / ProPhotonix Limited (London Stock Exchange (AIM:PPIX)(OTC PINK:STKR), a high technology designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules, with operations in Ireland and the United Kingdom, announces that its 2020 Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM) has been posted to stockholders and is available on the Company’s web site. The Company’s AGM will be held on November 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time at the Company’s office at 13 Red Roof Lane, Salem, New Hampshire 03079. Only stockholders of record at the close of business on September 30,

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Michigan attorney general charges right-wing political operatives with intimidating voters through robocalls

Two notorious right-wing political operatives were charged Thursday for allegedly running a voter suppression operation targeting voters in Michigan, according to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.



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The operatives, Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, are accused of orchestrating a series of robocalls aimed at deterring Detroit residents from voting by mail. They are each charged with one count of intimidating voters, one count of conspiracy to commit an election law violation, one count of using a computer to commit the crime of intimidating voters and using a computer to commit the crime of conspiracy. The first two charges each carry a maximum of five years in prison and the latter two charges carry a maximum of seven years in prison.

“Any effort to interfere with, intimidate or intentionally mislead Michigan voters will be met with swift and severe consequences,” Nessel, a Democrat, said in a news

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Five Oklahoma City Stations Roll Out ATSC 3.0

Five Oklahoma City, stations — KOCO (ABC), KFOR (NBC), KOKH (Fox), KOCB (CW) and KAUT (IND) — have begun broadcasting with NextGen TV or ATSC 3.0.

Based on the same fundamental technology as the Internet, digital applications, and other web services, NextGen TV can support a wide range of features currently in development, such as immersive audio and video (up to 4K), broadcasting to mobile devices, personalized viewing tools, and advanced emergency alerts providing rich media instead of simple text messages.

NextGen TV also allows full integration with 5G and other broadband-delivered Internet content.

BitPath, which is developing new data broadcasting services, led the planning process and coordinated efforts across the seven television stations. The participating stations have cooperated to ensure that current programming remains available to all viewers, regardless of whether their television service is provided over-the air or by a cable or satellite company.

“KOCO-TV and Hearst Television

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Reactions After Trump Says COVID Makes Him Feel 20 Years Younger

President Donald Trump asserted in a tweet on Monday afternoon that being stricken with the coronavirus has made him feel 20 years younger.

The president, who was hospitalized on Friday after experiencing numerous complications related to the disease, is reassuring his followers that he is now stronger than ever.

“I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M. Feeling really good!” Trump said. “Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!”

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M3AAWG Gathers for Milestone 50th General Meeting to Continue Fighting Online Abuse

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) will host its 50th General Meeting from October 12-15, 2020 in a virtual event that gathers representatives from over 200 member companies, including AT&T, Comcast, Verizon, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft, to discuss the latest developments in online privacy and security and develop collaborative approaches to combat online abuse.

M3AAWG’s 50th General Meeting will bring together leaders from internet service providers, telecom companies, email service providers, social networking companies, leading hardware and software vendors, and more to discuss collective best practices for fighting many of the most pressing cybersecurity challenges. Sessions explore topics such as the latest in 5G, stalkerware, artificial intelligence, robodiallers, abuse operations & GDPR, and much more.

“Over the past 16 years, M3AAWG has grown exponentially and continues to foster collaboration to combat new forms of abuse,” said Amy Cadagin,

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PINTEC Announces Results of 2020 Extraordinary General Meeting

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BEIJING, Sept. 25, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pintec Technology Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: PT) (“PINTEC” or the “Company”), a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China, today announced that it held its 2020 extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the “EGM”) on September 25, 2020. At the EGM, the shareholders:

About PINTEC

PINTEC is a leading independent technology platform enabling financial services in China. By connecting business and financial partners on its open platform, PINTEC enables them to provide financial services to end users efficiently and effectively. The Company offers its partners a full suite of customized solutions, ranging from digital retail lending, digital business lending, robotic process automation, to wealth management and insurance products. Leveraging its scalable and reliable technology infrastructure, PINTEC serves a wide range of industry verticals

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Watch live: World leaders speak at U.N. General Assembly debate

Sept. 22 (UPI) — In a recorded address Tuesday at the 75th U.N. General Assembly, U.S. President Donald Trump slammed China for its response to COVID-19 in the early weeks of the pandemic.

Trump’s taped remarks were broadcast on the first day of the assembly’s General Debate, along with recorded addresses from other global leaders.

“The Chinese government and the World Health Organization, which is virtually controlled by China, falsely declared that there was no evidence of human-to-human transmission,” Trump said. “The United Nations must hold China accountable for their actions.”

China’s U.N. ambassador, Zhang Jun, said his country’s leadership “resolutely rejects the baseless accusations against China. Zhang introduced Chinese President Xi Jinping’s pre-recorded statement to the U.N. General Assembly.

“The world is at a crossroads. At this moment, the world needs more solidarity and cooperation, but not confrontation,” Zhang said.

Again calling it the “China virus,” Trump declared that

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Trump administration expected to urge state attorneys general to probe social media bias

By The Washington Post Time of article publishedSep 23, 2020

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By Tony Romm

Washington – The Trump administration is expected to urge Republican state attorneys general on Wednesday to investigate social-media sites over allegations they censor conservatives online, escalating the White House’s war with Silicon Valley at a time when tech giants are increasingly taking action against the president’s most controversial posts.

The Trump administration plans to raise the issue at a gathering with at least eight top Republican officials, encouraging them to use their existing state laws to probe and potentially punish perceived acts of political bias, according to two people familiar with the White House’s thinking. They spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss an event that has not yet occurred.

The effort comes nearly four months after Trump signed an executive order that opened the door for the federal

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Internet suspended, section 144 imposed in four Rajasthan districts after violent protests



a group of people sitting and standing in front of a building: In the last three days, six trucks, five buses, four police vehicles, nine cars, nine tempos and one motorcycle have been torched. (HT Photo)


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In the last three days, six trucks, five buses, four police vehicles, nine cars, nine tempos and one motorcycle have been torched. (HT Photo)

Internet was suspended in four tribal districts of southern Rajasthan on Saturday and section 144 was imposed, prohibiting assembly of more than five people, following violent protests in Dungarpur district by tribal youth over teacher recruitment examination.

On Thursday, hundreds of tribal youths blocked national highway No. 8 in Dungarpur before setting vehicles on fire and injuring several policemen. The protesters demanded filling of 1,167 unreserved posts of government teachers with ST candidates.

In the last three days, six trucks, five buses, four police vehicles, nine cars, nine tempos and one motorcycle have been torched. More than 1,000 rubber bullets were fired to bring the situation under control.

As tension continued in Dungarpur, three neighbouring districts, Udaipur, Banswara and Pratapgarh, suspended

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Justice Dept moves to make it easier to sue internet companies

The Trump Administration is proposing to dramatically roll back some legal protections for internet companies including Facebook and Twitter.  



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The Department of Justice has proposed that Congress amend part of a 1996 law that gives internet platforms broad immunity from civil lawsuits. Known as Section 230, the law exempts internet companies that host content created by others from claims of liability, even if they exercise some control over what users can post.

Section 230 is broadly responsible for the shape of the internet as it exists today, say tech experts, because it allowed companies to set rules for what users could and couldn’t post without being liable for all of the content. It paved the way for the growth of sites like Facebook, Twitter and Reddit.

Under Attorney General Bill Barr’s proposal, platforms would lose their legal immunity if they knowingly

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