VoIP carrier fined millions by FTC for client robocalls

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The FTC has announced further crackdowns on so-called “robocalls” with a multi-million dollar settlement against one major culprit.



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Globex Telecom and an affiliated corporation will pay $1.95 million to settle charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the State of Ohio.

During the lawsuit, both the State of Ohio and the FTC made allegations that Globex, a Montreal-based VoIP company, illegally facilitated robocalls to US consumers that advertised phony credit card interest rate reduction services.

According to the FTC, a client business known as Educare Centre Services used Globex’s services to place the calls in question. Educare was also charged in the lawsuit along with Globex’s former CEO, Mohammad Souheil, whom the FTC says had control over both Educare and Globex.

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The FTC said that the settlement should act as a warning to other companies

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General Dynamics Information Technology awarded $306 million Department of Veterans Affairs task order to modernize benefits claims processing

GDIT will accelerate veteran benefits claims processing through digital modernization of military records and data automation.

RESTON, Va., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today it was awarded the File Conversion Services task order under the Veterans Intake, Conversion, and Communication Services (VICCS) program by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA). The single award under the VICCS indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract is valued at $306 million over five years.


GDIT announced it was awarded the File Conversion Services task order under the Veterans Intake, Conversion, and Communication Services (VICCS) program by the Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Benefit Administration.

Under the task order, GDIT will leverage managed services and artificial intelligence to digitally convert historical veteran records, automate data extraction of existing records and process Official Military Personnel File requests in support of veteran benefits claims processing. The modernization of the VA’s military service recordkeeping will enable the VBA to more rapidly process and award veterans’ claims for disability, housing, education, loans, pension

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Realism Photography: Revealing The Future of Photography

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Many discussions have arisen recently about the opportunity for photographic art to transfer to modernity and get rid of the traditional character that contributed to the elimination of the pleasure of the captured photographers due to many causes, including the contagion of the hypothetical and accidental repetition of some the artworks, the imitation of some ideas, and the lack of time to implement and to start working on a real project deserves to wait for it till it end, at the era of time dominated by social media networking sites, which lead to lose the true artistic evaluation of the photographs, between the real and illusory likes based on the artists that we prefer or not, which created the need for development in these artworks to transfer them to the era of modernity, so it becomes the new evaluation chapter into

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How Young People Are Innovating to Fight Climate Change

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It’s time to wake up. On Global Climate Day of Action, VICE Media Group is solely telling stories about our current climate crisis. Click here to meet young climate leaders from around the globe and learn how you can take action.

Studies show that people will likely be more vulnerable to infectious diseases, extreme heat, and malnutrition if the world fails to stop climate change.

Seven million people around the world died of air pollution exposure in 2016 alone. Global warming has also increased wildfires in the United States and melted sea ice in the Arctic. Microplastics are now everywhere, even inside our bodies. A recent study revealed that more than 1,000 tons of microplastics — the equivalent of up to 300 million plastic bottles — are carried around in the atmosphere and contaminate national parks and wilderness areas in the American

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Conrad Energy Acquires Viridis Power to Create the Largest Flexible Generation Platform in the UK

ABINGDON, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Conrad Energy, a portfolio company of I Squared Capital and an independent power producer focused on flexible power generation, battery storage and energy management services for network and commercial customers, today announces a significant acceleration in its plans to support the UK energy transition. Conrad Energy has agreed to acquire Viridis Power, more than doubling its share of flexible generation for the UK power market, and bringing its operational portfolio to over 440MW at 28 sites across the UK and equivalent to the average hourly electricity needs of one million homes.

The acquisition further strengthens the power generation, trading and operational capabilities of Conrad Energy, which specialises in innovative energy solutions that provide critical grid support. Conrad is already providing commercial customers with solutions for their energy needs, including flexible generators, storage and solar. This support will be critical as the UK integrates more renewable sources

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How Tony M Fountain Built a Six Figure Business From the Ground Up – Press Release

ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / October 2, 2020 / Many entrepreneurs have used the internet and modern technology to manifest their ideas on the go. The days of pressing the snooze button on an alarm clock and dreading the morning commute to a commercial office are a thing of the past. Now business owners can manage their businesses remotely. It has recently been ever more so increasingly discovered in our current economy and cut costs for many entrepreneurs. They are opening vast opportunities that were not available to prior generations.

As the founder of Never Off Work Entertainment, LLC, Tony M Fountain is arguably one of Hip-hop’s hardest-working entrepreneurs. He’s been able to work a day job as a truck driver while raising his son and daughter as a single parent and simultaneously building his company over the past few years. The internet and modern technology are what has allowed

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Maddow Blog | Unemployment claims inch lower, but remain high



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When it comes to weekly unemployment filings, our whole understanding of “normal” flew out the window six months ago. For example, as regular readers know, it was considered a catastrophe during the Great Recession when jobless claims topped 600,000.

But in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic started taking a brutal toll on the U.S. economy, Americans confronted an entirely new set of standards — to the point that it seemed like relatively good news a few weeks ago when initial jobless claims fell below 1 million for the first time since March.

Progress has nevertheless been hit or miss. Last week’s data pointed in a discouraging direction, but the new report from the Labor Department this morning was more upbeat.

In the week ending September 26, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 837,000, a decrease of 36,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level

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Kyrie content with Nash hire, doesn’t see Nets as having a head coach

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Kyrie Irving believes his relationship with new bench boss Steve Nash will give the Brooklyn Nets a more distributed sense of leadership between the roster and coaching staff.

“Steve is great, and I have a relationship with him that’s going to build over time, bro,” Irving said recently on “The ETCs with Kevin Durant” podcast. “We worked out one time in 2014, but it’s grown as just a respectful relationship from afar. I saw him at the Hall of Fame two years ago, gave him a big hug, and now he’s the head coach.

“And I think it’s also going to change the way we see coaches. I don’t really see us having a

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12 easy dental marketing ideas to boost your Dental practice in 2020 | Dental Marketing Los Angeles

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12 easy dental marketing ideas to boost your Dental practice in  2020

Without a solid marketing strategy, your dental practice is likely to lose out to the competition when it comes to attracting new patients. Dentistry can be highly competitive with several practices vying for business in the same location. Staying ahead of the field in the digital age calls for an effective online strategy to promote your dental office and generate new business.


Without a solid marketing strategy, your dental practice is likely to lose out to the competition when it comes to attracting new patients. Dentistry can be highly competitive with several practices vying for business in the same location. Staying ahead of the field in the digital age calls for an effective online strategy to promote your dental office and generate new business.


The new year – a time for reflecting on the past and looking to the future – presents the ideal opportunity to review your

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Template Preparation Kits Market Overview, Industry Trends and Growing Opportunities Till 2026

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Sep 15, 2020 (Profound via COMTEX) —
A recent report provides crucial insights along with application based and forecast information in the Global Template Preparation Kits Market. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of key factors that are expected to drive the growth of this market. This study also provides a detailed overview of the opportunities along with the current trends observed in the Template Preparation Kits market.

With increasing cases of obesity all over the globe, a need for conducting an in-depth study about this healthcare issue led to the development of this report. Increasing binge eating and consumption of junk foods, neglect towards regular exercise, rising levels of stress, are key market drivers. The report discusses more information about these subjects, with a focus on the rising need for Template Preparation Kits.

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