Toys”R”Us® Turns Stores into Digital Playgrounds with New Augmented Reality App, Play Chaser

Toys”R”Us® Turns Stores into Digital Playgrounds with New Augmented Reality App, Play Chaser

Playtime Is On as The Company’s Free-to-Play AR App Rolls Out to Stores Nationwide. From championing unstructured play for kids of all ages, to making its stores more than just a place to shop with Play Labs, Toys”R”Us® is continuing its mission to set play free with the introduction of Play Chaser, its new, free-to-play, augmented reality (AR) app. Following a 23 store test that saw thousands of kids racing monster trucks, peeking into a world of…

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Legal Cannabis Grow and Retail Operations Enjoying Continued Growth and Increasing Revenue Opportunities

Legal Cannabis Grow and Retail Operations Enjoying Continued Growth and Increasing Revenue Opportunities

Companies such as growers, retail operators, and producers of legal marijuana and cannabis products are focusing on increasing operations and distribution as the industry continues to expand a very rapid pace. The legalization movement in the U.S., Canada and in other countries is already bearing fruit for “Cannabis stocks” which have significantly outperformed other major indexes of recent and is fueling speculative investment opportunities based on the anticipated expansion of new legal markets globally. Aiming to capture big…

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Statement Of Whitefish Energy On The Appointment Of Noel Zamot To Oversee Electricity Transformation For Puerto Rico

Statement Of Whitefish Energy On The Appointment Of Noel Zamot To Oversee Electricity Transformation For Puerto Rico

Whitefish Energy Holdings today issued the following statement regarding the appointment of Noel Zamot to serve as Chief Transformation Officer for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA): “We look forward to meeting Mr. Zamot and briefing him on the great work we are doing onPuerto Rico and sharing with him our thoughts about what still needs to be done beyond what we’ve been tasked with to bring the electrical system back online.  We already have 300 workers…

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Whitefish Energy Holdings, LLC Statement on Agreement with Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA)

Whitefish Energy Holdings, LLC Statement on Agreement with Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA)

Whitefish Energy Holdings, LLC today announced its continued support of the Puerto Rico power restoration mission with the formal approval and ratification by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Board of Governors of the company’s $300 million agreement with PREPA.  Whitefish Energy has been working for PREPA since Sept. 26, 2017 to repair and reconstruct electrical transmission infrastructure on the island. The company has been providing, and continues to provide, daily updates on its progress. Three hundred Whitefish Energy employees…

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Grupo Guayacán and Fundación Banco Popular Launch New Puerto Rico IDEA Seed Fund

Grupo Guayacán and Fundación Banco Popular Launch New Puerto Rico IDEA Seed Fund

Grupo Guayacán, Inc. (GGI) announced today the official launch of the new Puerto Rico IDEA Seed Fund (IDEA), in collaboration with Fundación Banco Popular (FBP), the Georgia Institute of Technology (GT), and several entrepreneurs participating as private investors. The launch of this new investment vehicle is funded through a grant from the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) 2015 Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) Program which seeks to advance innovation across the United States (US) by spurring capacity…

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Top Three Myths About Puerto Rico’s Tax-Exemption – Act 22

Top Three Myths About Puerto Rico’s Tax-Exemption – Act 22

Regular readers of Island Insider already know about the benefits Act 22 of the Puerto Rican Tax Code. The Individual Investor Act encourages people to take up residence in Puerto Rico by offering extremely low – in fact almost zero – income tax rates. However, before you pack your bags, purchase a beach house, or look up pina colada recipes, there are a few thing s you should know. Here are the Top Three Myths…

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PUERTO RICO TAX CODE: The Difference Between Act 20 and Act 22

PUERTO RICO TAX CODE: The Difference Between Act 20 and Act 22

We’ve written before about the tremendous benefits of a move to Puerto Rico. Whether you’re considering moving to the island paradise to take advantage of its tax laws for individuals, or a U.S. business wishing to relocate for similar tax savings, Puerto Rico offers a financial lifestyle that’s hard to resist. The specific parts of the Puerto Rico tax code that directly concern Americans thinking of moving there are two Acts: Act 20 and Act…

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FirstNet Momentum: 20 States and Territories to Transform First Responder Communications With FirstNet

FirstNet Momentum: 20 States and Territories to Transform First Responder Communications With FirstNet

Alaska, Hawaii, Nebraska, Puerto Rico and Tennessee are the Latest to Announce Decisions to Opt-In. More than a third of the country has moved to modernize communications for the fire, police, emergency medical services (EMS) and other public safety personnel who bravely protect and serve their communities. Twenty states and territories have announced their decision to opt-in to the FirstNet network – America’s only communications platform purpose-built for public safety: Alaska Arizona Arkansas Hawaii Iowa Kansas Kentucky…

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Telemundo Comes Together In Support Of Hurricane Harvey Victims With “Red Cross Day” Friday, September 1

Telemundo Comes Together In Support Of Hurricane Harvey Victims With “Red Cross Day” Friday, September 1

Telemundo announced it has joined forces with the Red Cross to present a full day of special programming across all of the network’s daily shows and digital platforms on Friday, September 1st. Complementing the continuous news coverage led by Telemundo’s news anchor Jose Diaz-Balart and the local station’s news reporters, the awareness and fundraising initiative will help collect funds for the victims of the devastating Hurricane Harvey, a large segment of which are Hispanics, through www.elpoderenti.com/cruzroja or by calling 1-800-596-6567….

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Puerto Rico to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Rosselló Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

Puerto Rico to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Rosselló Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

First-of-its-Kind Solution Will Create Jobs, Spur Investment and Modernize Public Safety Communications across Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is transforming communications for first responders across the islands. Today, Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the territory’s public safety community and, with it, enhancements to help Puerto Rico’s first responders save lives and protect communities. “With this new tool we reinforce the exchange of information between the security agencies and the…

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