Olivia Colman and Imelda Staunton are among dozens of high-profile artists calling for a levy on tech devices to help boost the creative industries battling to recover from the effects of the pandemic.

The arts industry has been hit hard by COVID-19.

It is worth £10.8bn a year to the UK economy, but the coronavirus crisis has caused venues to close, events to be cancelled, and left thousands of jobs at risk.

Organisers behind the proposal say the Smart Fund could raise up to £300m a year from payments of between 1{32cab40226fb9659b52e7925d8240640c7cae90b58a254f5ffce23f5dca80369} and 3{32cab40226fb9659b52e7925d8240640c7cae90b58a254f5ffce23f5dca80369} of the sales value of

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PROVIDENCE, R.I., May 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The following statement is being issued by the Fund Administrator, KCC Class Action Services:

In the Matters of
Super Micro Computer, Inc.
and
Howard Hideshima

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMISSION
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING
File Nos. 3-19927 and 3-19928

SUPER MICRO COMPUTER, INC. FAIR FUND
DISTRIBUTION PLAN NOTICE

If you purchased or acquired Super Micro Computer Inc. (“SMC”) common stock, listed on the Over-the-Counter Market and the Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC and traded under the trading symbol SMCI during the period October 22, 2014 through January 30, 2018, inclusive, you may be eligible for

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SANTA MONICA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 26, 2021 / Hawke Ventures Fund I LP (HVF) recently announced the availability of a $5.6 million venture capital fund. The new fund is designed to promote new marketing technologies at U.S.-based companies with $20-100K in annual revenue currently seeking either pre-seed or seed funding. Applications are currently being accepted at the Hawke Ventures website.

Experts in digital marketing, the HVF team, includes Erik Huberman, founder, and CEO of Hawke Media; Tony Delmercado, co-founder and COO of Hawke Media; and Drew Leahy, managing partner. Founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, HVF seeks

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Dawn Renee Smith was a student who excelled at marketing. She was active in community service projects, and her kindness and goodwill toward others was experienced by everyone she met.

A scholarship fund in her memory at The Community Foundation of Frederick County helps students who exhibit qualities and interests similar to hers pursue their post-secondary educational goals and career aspirations.

As a graduate of the Frederick County Career and Technology Center’s marketing program, Dawn had success in the classroom and applied her skills, leadership, and character to pursuits outside of the classroom. She served as president of the Frederick

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Welcome to this week’s Brazil tech and innovation round-up. Here is a selection of three noteworthy developments in Latin America’s largest economy: the latest numbers of Brazil’s wearables market, Nubank’s seed fund for black tech entrepreneurs and the Series D round announced by e-commerce player Nuvemshop.

The wearables market in Brazil has skyrocketed in 2020, according to the latest numbers from analyst firm IDC announced this week. Sales of truly wireless headphones with more advanced features and connection to the Internet have increased by 284{a7758c3706987b952e6c06b8e84de22b0478c6ec9e4b4c13f69a9ea693861278}, with about

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Program supported by Schmidt Futures, Ford Foundation in partnership with New York state

Students without at-home connectivity in 210 school districts will be eligible for no-cost internet through June 2022

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Reimagine New York Commission announced the launch of ConnectED NY, an emergency fund to provide approximately 50,000 students in economically disadvantaged school districts with free internet access through June 2022. Funding will be provided by Schmidt Futures and the Ford Foundation and the program will be managed by Digital Promise, a nonprofit that is dedicated to closing the

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