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CBS News  
The name Caitlin peaked in popularity in 1988, but after more than three decades, it's seeing a resurgence – likely thanks to Caitlin Clark. Mid-year baby name trends show the WNBA star isn't the only person influencing names, so are other athletes, actors and movie characters, according to BabyCenter, which has analyzed naming trends for the past 20 years...The name Zendaya is up this year and has been steadily increasing since the release of "Dune: Part Two" in March.
Morningstar  
"Our goal is to foster a healthcare environment where every patient feels seen, respected, and well cared for," said Steve Leibforth, Managing Director, Castle Connolly. "This list of Top LGBTQ+ Doctors is designed to connect patients with physicians who not only excel in their medical fields but also bring a profound understanding of the specific health concerns and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community. We are also proud to introduce a new resource recognizing doctors who provide LGBTQ+ Affirming Care, further supporting patients in finding compassionate and safe healthcare providers."
HuffPost  
According to a new report from BabyCenter, “Bridgerton” names are having a moment in 2024...It turns out many “Bridgerton” character names are among the most popular ― including the latest season’s protagonist Penelope at No. 33 and Charlotte (who even got her own spin-off prequel in 2023) at No. 5...HBO’s “The Gilded Age” features Carrie Coon as a shrewd social climber named Bertha ― a name that has notably risen 700 places in 2024.
USA Today  
Even when doctors felt they were treating everyone equally for cancer, patients still reported that bias had seeped into their health care, according to survey findings presented Monday by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology conference. Dana-Farber collaborated with the Moffitt Cancer Center and the company Prime Education to survey 817 LGBTQ+ cancer patients and 115 oncology providers. About 80% of patients said they hadn’t received appropriate preventative cancer screening, according to a study abstract. One of the most pernicious barriers was providers not mentioning taking a screening for cancer.
Yahoo! Finance  
"2024 is a milestone for Moz, a chance to celebrate our two-decade journey while looking towards the opportunities ahead," says Ethan Hays, General Manager at Moz. "Tools and approaches need to evolve because the evolution of the search ecosystem is accelerating. The search landscape has seen more turbulence this last year than at almost any point in Moz's 20-year history. Our goal is to help our customers face that head-on. Our core commitment is unchanged: empowering SEO practitioners through software, education, and community."
L.A. Comic Con  
“We are so thrilled that IGN, the world’s premier source for news and features in the video game and entertainment realms, will partner with us to bring content and features from Los Angeles Comic Con to fans all over the USA and around the world,” said Chris DeMoulin, CEO of L.A. Comic Con parent CEI. “IGN’s exclusive streams and access will allow fans who can’t be here in person to share in some of the panels, exclusive reveals, celebrity guests, gaming events, trailers and spectacular activations we have planned for this year’s Con, and in the future.”
Morningstar  
“As founding members of the VPN Trust Initiative and longtime supporters of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the U.S. National Cybersecurity Alliance in the fight against censorship and surveillance, IPVanish is proud to support individuals and organizations advocating for online privacy and internet freedom,” said Subbu Sthanu, chief commercial officer at IPVanish. “We recognize that privacy isn’t just a convenience for some; it’s a requirement to maintain their safety. We’re proud to provide free Emergency VPN access to those helping to distribute vital information.”
IGN  
IGN Entertainment has acquired the Gamer Network family of digital brands for an undisclosed sum. Gamer Network’s publications include GamesIndustry.biz, Eurogamer, Rock Paper Shotgun, VG247, and Dicebreaker. The business also holds shares in Outside Xbox, Digital Foundry, and Hookshot (which operates Nintendo life, Push Square, Pure Xbox, and Time Extension).
Axios  
While "Grandma" still reigns supreme in many families, other names are becoming more mainstream, according to a BabyCenter poll conducted for Axios. What they're saying: "The most common nicknames for grandmas include Nana, Gram, Mimi and Gigi. … Nicknames that are simpler for young children to articulate endure the test of time," says Rebekah Wahlberg, baby name trends specialist at BabyCenter.
Yahoo! Finance  
"Criminals are using email with success to scam, infiltrate networks, and unleash malicious payloads," warns Usman Choudhary, Chief Product and Technology Officer, VIPRE Security Group. "We're witnessing bad actors relentlessly exploiting human vulnerabilities and software flaws, circumventing email gateways and security measures with alarming precision. Robust email and endpoint defenses, coupled with a vigilant human frontline, remain our strongest defense against these unyielding attacks."
Yahoo! Finance  
“Our first quarter financial results are some of the Company’s strongest since the second quarter of 2022,” said Vivek Shah, Chief Executive Officer of IJʿ. “We are particularly pleased with the growth in our subscription and licensing revenues, as we continue to pursue a balanced business model."
Morningstar  
"Having a physician who shares the same language or ethnic background can improve communication and build trust with patients, which can ultimately lead to better health outcomes," said Steve Leibforth, Managing Director, Castle Connolly. "Castle Connolly's Top AAPI Doctors serve as a valuable resource for patients seeking culturally sensitive healthcare that respects patients' values and beliefs, alongside unparalleled medical proficiency."
Morningstar  
IJʿ, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZD), today announced its participation in two investor conferences in May: 19th Annual Needham Technology, Media, & Consumer Conference and the 52nd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Communications Conference.
Morningstar  
Yael Prough, President of IGN Entertainment said: “IGN Live represents a fresh, content-led approach to in-person experiences that celebrate the rich, diverse worlds of games, entertainment, tech, and pop culture. Magic Box reflects the originality and fun we’re bringing to fandoms over the world through IGN Live, both on the ground and through our livestream.”
Yahoo! Finance  
“We’re extremely excited to have Kate joining IJʿ to oversee our category-leading tech properties,” Steve Horowitz, president of IJʿ’ Technology and Shopping Division, said. “Her experience in leading editorial organizations, building audiences, and driving diversified revenue growth makes her an ideal person to propel innovation and extend the reach of our influential brands.”
Morningstar  
"AAPPR is committed to advancing the physician and provider recruitment profession and our partners play a significant role in that," said Carey Goryl, CEO of AAPPR. "Our partnership with Health eCareers has provided our members with educational resources and professional connections to support recruitment strategies and diversity, equity and inclusion efforts since 2020. Because of partnerships like this, we are able to continue to improve and expand the ways we serve our members, enabling them to better serve their organizations and communities."
Yahoo! Finance  
IJʿ, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZD) will release its First Quarter 2024 Earnings at 6:00PM ET on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Additionally, IJʿ invites the public, members of the press, the financial community, stockholders, and other interested parties to listen to a live audio Webcast of its First Quarter 2024 Earnings Call at 8:30AM ET on Thursday, May 9, 2024.
Yahoo! Finance  
“In 2023, we took important steps to reduce IJʿ’ environmental footprint and to make our company more representative and inclusive,” said Vivek Shah, CEO of IJʿ. “We thank our employees worldwide for taking action through volunteering and participating in our company’s many programs and charitable activities, and for being at the heart of our efforts to foster a great workplace.”
Digital Journal  
“Leveraging the latest advancements in generative AI and other technologies, Health eCareers is delivering the most valuable and cutting-edge resources available today for healthcare professionals and recruiters,” said Greg Chang, managing director at Health eCareers. “By listening to healthcare professionals, recruiters, and associations about their needs, the Innovations Lab is making tomorrow’s resources available today.
Morningstar  
"We are thrilled to kick off this exclusive partnership with Mom Media," says Magali Darling, SVP of Sales at IJʿ Shopping. "Their extensive database of online creators and influencers, combined with our award-winning Branded Content studio's commitment to creating industry-leading content campaigns, offers an unparalleled opportunity for IJʿ Shopping to enhance its impact among today's audiences. This collaboration not only positions us to maximize our potential in the influencer marketing landscape but also extends this opportunity to our thousands of retail partners."
Yahoo! Finance  
IJʿ, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZD) announced today that it completed one acquisition in the first quarter of 2024.
AP News  
"We have all seen the statistics related to physician shortages across the nation, and they are staggering," said Ben Coan, vice president of partnerships at Health eCareers. "It is our hope that, through this new partnership with AMSA, we can help the next generation of healthcare professionals with their career development and journey."
Digital Journal  
"Over the last two years, VIPRE's execution of its strategy for both product development and the channel is commendable," commented Michael Suby, Security & Trust, Research VP at IDC. "The company's systematic transition of its portfolio to its cloud platform, as well as its MDR service prepackaged for managed services providers will allow VIPRE to strengthen and grow its business in this market segment."
Consumer Affairs  
Headed by the the second-most shopped holiday of the year – Easter – Americans plan to spend an average of $321 -- up from $287 in 2023 -- on Easter goodies, clothing, food and decor this year, according to a new study from RetailMeNot. As we've seen already, a lot of what consumers will be putting in their baskets will be candy, Easter decor, and food/beverages. While there's already been one round of sales, there are a lot of deals starting to show up from categories that haven’t seen the light of day yet this year.
Yahoo! Finance  
"With massive provider shortages predicted over the next decade - coupled with a growing demand for care - it's more important than ever that healthcare employers work to retain their best employees while also securing additional staff," said Blake Aldridge, vice president of marketing at Health eCareers. "This new report looks at a number of trends that are likely impacting their efforts."
Morningstar  
“We introduced Castle Connolly Accolades this year to recognize multiple institutions – ranging from health systems providing comprehensive care to an entire region, to community-based physician practices excelling in specific and specialized care,” says Steve Leibforth, Castle Connolly’s Managing Director. “These institutions all employ exceptional physicians, who have been recognized as Castle Connolly Top Doctors, ensuring the highest quality care for their patients.”
Fox News  
BabyCenter, an online media company under the Everyday Health Group – Pregnancy & Parenting (EHG P&P) — with offices in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles — recently released its top 10 spring-themed names for boys or girls that are growing in popularity...the most anticipated spring names that celebrate "life, growth and renewal," according to Rebekah Wahlberg, baby name trends specialist at BabyCenter.
Morning Star  
“As we celebrate the growing number of women named to our Castle Connolly Top Doctors list, it's important to recognize and elevate their achievements," said Steve Leibforth, Managing Director at Castle Connolly. “By shining a spotlight on these Exceptional Women in Medicine, we hope to inspire more women to enter the medical field and advocate for greater representation in historically male-dominated specialties and leadership roles."
New York Times  
Users began to report issues with Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Instagram around 10 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, according to Downdetector. Around 10 a.m. on Tuesday, more than 25,000 users in the United States reported that they were having issues with Facebook…compared to a base line of 17 such reports on an average day. By around 10:20 a.m., that number was up to more than 538,000 reports of trouble with the website. Around 76 percent of the complaints were about logging in to the website; 17 percent of the problems reported were with the app and 8 percent with the website.
Morningstar  
Today, RetailMeNot, a IJʿ subsidiary, kicks off the return of its Spring Savecation. Now through March 10th, shoppers can find steep savings of up to 60% off on every purchase needed for upcoming travel from deals on hotels, flights and transportation to luggage, fashion, accessories, and more, this year with even more brands to ensure all bases are covered for upcoming spring and summer travel.